Four plead guilty in separate cases
In separate cases, four people pled guilty to various offenses as part of a plea agreement, according to court records.
Ryan Arena, 29, of Wellsboro, pled guilty to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia after Old Lycoming Township police withdrew a charge of possession of heroin.
The charges stemmed from an incident in the 300 block of Beautys Run Road on June 5. He made arrangements before District Judge William Solomon to pay $586 in fines and court costs.
Solomon also heard a guilty plea from Richard Bergman, 19, of 5957 Lycoming Creek Road, Cogan Station, who pled to two counts of taking, injuring, killing and transporting a four-point white tailed buck out of season. The charges that were filed by the state Game Commission.
As part of the plea agreement, the game commission withdrew a third identical count. The charges stemmed from an incident in Hepburn Township that occurred between October 1 and Nov. 20, 2018, according to court records.
Bergman made arrangements to pay $1,903 in fines and court costs.
In another criminal case, this one before District Judge Allen P. Page III, Nasir Lawrence, 27, of 41 Eldred St., pled guilty to a city police charge of possession of marijuana as a result of an incident at Second Avenue and High Street last Feb. 16.
Police withdrew a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Lawrence made arrangements to pay $789 in fines and court costs.
In another case before Page, Amber Fagles, 50, of 920 Penn St., pled guilty to a summary harassment charge after city police withdrew charges of simple assault and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The charges stemmed from a disturbance with her boyfriend at her home on Dec. 27. She made arrangements to a pay $236 in fines and court costs.