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Lackawanna County Sentencings 8/25/2018

August 25, 2018

President Judge Michael Bar­rasse sentenced the following defendants recently in Lackawanna County Court:

Thomas Smith, 42, 406 S. Valley Ave., Olyphant, to two years of court supervision, followed by seven years of probation, and $300 in restitution for robbery, receiving stolen property and attempt to receive stolen property.

Derrian Regan, 23, 197 Washington St., East Stroudsburg, to two years of probation for promoting prostitution.

Kelly House, 30, 1116 Silver Maple Road, Effort, to three to 12 months in county prison, followed by one year of probation, for escape.

Reynaldo Mercado Jr., 31, 99 Maffett St., Apt. 5, Wilkes-Barre, to six months of court supervision, including one month of house arrest, and a $1,000 fine for DUI — tier three, first offense.

Timothy Hewitt, 42, 17 Briarwood Way, South Abington Twp., to 19 to 60 months in state prison, followed by 12 years of probation, and $192,718.42 in restitution for forgery and insurance fraud.

Jimi Chesslock, 44, 516 S. Main St., Old Forge, to 90 days of suspended probation for harassment.

Marialeina Ascero, 33, 4646 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, to four years of probation for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Larry Meredith, 45, 100 Celestial Heights, Pembroke, Virginia, to 14 to 30 months in state prison followed by three years of probation for possession with intent to deliver.

Ethan Seelye, 21, 924 Corbett Ave., Scranton, to five years of court supervision, including one year of house arrest, and a $2,500 fine for DUI — tier three, third offense.

Kianne Gervasi, 32, 313 N. Hyde Park Ave., Scranton, to two years of court supervision, followed by eight years of probation, for criminal use of a communication facility and delivery of a controlled substance.

Jorge Hernandez, 47, 1044 Chambers St., Trenton, New Jersey, to two years of probation and $200 in fines for unsworn falsification and traffic offenses.

Judge Vito Geruolo sentenced:

Carmeek Lynch, 40, 1218 S. Main Ave., Apt. 7, Scranton, to 3½ to seven years in state prison for possession with intent to deliver and DUI — second offense.

Joseph Cooper, 27, 508 Alder St., Apt. 7, Scranton, to six months of probation and a $300 fine for DUI — tier one, first offense.

Willfredo Guevara-Perdomo, 43, 22 Brown St., Hempstead, New York, to 41 days of time served to six months in county prison and a $750 fine for DUI — tier two, second offense.

Senior Judge Chester Harhut sentenced:

Anthony Mays, 57, Clifford, to six months of probation for contempt for violation of order or agreement.

Judge Margaret Bisignani Moyle sentenced:

Stephen Day, 38, 1733 Monroe Ave., Dunmore, to three days of time served in county prison for harassment.

Ackeem McKinley, 40, 598 Kennedy St., Apt. 3N, Scranton, to one day of time served in county prison for harassment.

Jeffrey Saint-Preux, 33, 406 Clarkson Ave., Jessup, to one year of probation for simple assault.

Brianne Legg, 24, 110 state Route 1002, Tunkhannock, to nine months of probation for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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