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Palmyra man sent to prison for using woman's debit card

February 20, 2014

By Steve Snyder, Lebanon Daily News, Pa.



Feb. 20--A Palmyra man was sentenced Wednesday to two to 23 months in Lebanon County prison after he used a woman's debit card to make bank withdrawals.

Kenneth Hedges Jr., 25, of 528 N. Railroad St., pleaded guilty to identity theft, access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

President Judge John Tylwalk fined Hedges $1,200.

According to court records, Hedges made three withdrawals with the debit card in July.

In other cases before Tylwalk:

-- Tyler Anspach, 27, no fixed address, was sentenced to 23 months probation and fined $800 for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

-- James Geesey, 41, of 1605 Green Lane, Lebanon, was sentenced to 23 months intermediate punishment with the first 60 days on house arrest, fined $400 and ordered to pay $620 restitution for theft by unlawful taking.

-- Kevin Hartranft, 46, of 501 Weavertown Road, Myerstown, was sentenced to six months probation and fined $300 for driving under the influence.

-- Angela Mathis, 41, of Bath, N.Y., was sentenced to two years intermediate punishment with the first 205 days in in-patient treatment followed by 90 days of house arrest, and fined $1,700 for driving under the influence and accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property.

-- Karen McLaughlin, 42, of 470 Sheep Hill Road, Newmanstown, was sentenced to time served (three months) to 18 months in county prison and fined $1,300 for driving under the influence and disorderly conduct.

-- Jerico Pasion, 26, of 71 E. Main St., Newmanstown, was sentenced to six months probation and fined $300 for driving under the influence.

-- Courtney Pavlichko, 31, of York, was sentenced to three months to two years and fined $500 for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

-- Jose Ramos, 28, of 303 Cumberland St., Lebanon, was sentenced to six to 18 months in county prison and fined $500 for possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.

-- Stephanie Schaffner, 29, of 2 N. Poplar St., Swatara Township, was sentenced to 12 months probation, fined $300 and ordered to pay $184 restitution for theft by unlawful taking.

-- Betty Singer, 55, of 205 E. Cumberland St., Lebanon, was sentenced to 18 months probation with the first 30 days on house arrest and fined $400 for retail theft.

In cases before Judge Samuel Kline:

-- Tindaro Catania, 35, of Lancaster, was sentenced to two years probation, fined $200 and ordered to pay $2,874 restitution for bad checks.

-- Courtney Marinkov, 21, of 70 Strack Drive, Myerstown, was sentenced to six years probation, fined $200 and ordered to pay $237 restitution for theft by deception, retail theft and criminal conspiracy.

-- Tyler Marmontello, 20, of 16 N. Park St., Richland, was sentenced to six months probation, fined $200 and ordered to pay $237 restitution for theft by deception, retail theft and criminal conspiracy.

-- Beth Mease, 43, of 118 Anthracite Road, Cornwall, was sentenced to 72 hours to six months in county prison and fined $1,000 for driving under the influence.

-- Frederick Miller, 59, of 245 N. Lancaster St., Annville, was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in county prison and fined $500 for driving under the influence.

-- Luis Pineiro Jr., 24, of 322 W. Church St., Annville, was sentenced to 23 months probation and fined $300 for simple assault and possession of marijuana.

-- Cory Rhoad, 23, of Williamstown, Dauphin County, was sentenced to 45 days to one year in county prison and fined $150 for furnishing drug-free urine.

-- Zachary Simone, 32, of 2164 Walnut St., Lebanon, was sentenced to two years probation with the first four months on house arrest and fined $500 for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, corruption of minors and endangering welfare of children.

-- Brian Smith, 44, of 429 Freeport Road, Lebanon, was sentenced to one week to 23 months in county prison, fined $100 and ordered to serve 50 hours community service for retail theft.

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