Elderly man pleads guilty to disorderly conduct charge

In a plea agreement before District Judge Jon E. Kemp, William Cardennis, 82, of 179 Heatherbrooke Estates, pled guilty to a summary disorderly conduct charge after state police agree to drop a misdemeanor charge terroristic treats.

The charges stemmed from an incident on Feb. 22 when Cardennis, apparently upset he was unable to get a COVID-19 vaccination at the Weis Market on East Penn Street, near Muncy, threatened to bring a gun into the store, police alleged.

At the end of the proceedings, no further penalty was imposed.

In another criminal case, this one handled by District Judge Jerry Lepley, Sheila Kent, 46, of Clearfield, pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making unsworn falsification to law enforcement while a felony charge of attempted illegal sale of a firearm was withdrawn.

The charges stem from an incident at National Sporting Goods, 1241 Allegheny St., 1241 Allegheny St., on June 6. Kent put made arrangements to pay $1,195 in fines and court costs.


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