PIKE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

Pike County Courts: Week of September 6

Posted 9/9/21

Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak:

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PIKE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE

Pike County Courts: Week of September 6

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MILFORD, PA — Pike County District Attorney Raymond J. Tonkin announced the following criminal sentences were issued by Pike County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Gregory Chelak:

Gudelio Sanchez-Vasquez, age 34, of Shohola, PA, was sentenced to 72 months to 12 years in a state correctional facility and fined $2,000 for 2 counts of the crime of Aggravated Assault.  The state police were dispatched on October 22, 2020, to a domestic dispute at a residence in Shohola Township where Sanchez-Vasquez caused bodily injury by repeatedly kicking and punching an individual and striking the individual in the head with a rock and a frying pan. 

Taylor Justin Moyer, age 29, of Greentown, PA, was sentenced to 6 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for the crime of Harassment.  During a domestic dispute on May 18, 2021, at a residence in Greene Township, Moyer jumped on an individual and struck the individual with a closed fist.

Brian James Ort, age 30, of Sparrowbush, NY, was sentenced to a fine of $500 for the crime of Possession of a Small Amount of Marihuana. Eastern Pike Regional Police were dispatched to the Matamoras Bridge where Ort was found unresponsive.    Ort was found in possession of a small amount of Marihuana. 

Noah Dimietri Ortiz, age 22, of Scranton, PA, was sentenced to 30 days in the Pike County Jail, followed by 5 years of probation, a fine of $1,500 and driver’s license suspension of 18 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance. The state police observed Ortiz on May 12, 2019, driving along I-84 in Dingman Township with his hazard lights on and a blown tire.  Upon speaking with Ortiz, the trooper detected the smell of Marihuana and observed Ortiz to be nervous and shaking with red, glassy eyes.  Ortiz admitted to smoking Marihuana prior to driving.  Field Sobriety Tests showed impairment and a blood test confirmed the presence of THC in his blood.

Michael Leonard Razny, age 41, of Allentown, PA, was sentenced to 45 days to 90 days in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,100 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crimes of Driving Under the Influence, Operation without Ignition Interlock and the Summary Offense of Harassment.  The state police responded to a powerline trail in Greene Township where Razny had driven his vehicle across and was stuck.  When speaking with Razny, the trooper detected the strong smell of an alcoholic beverage. Razny admitted to drinking prior to driving.  Razny threatened harm to an individual who attempted to assist Razny prior to the police arrival.  Razny was also found to be driving without a prior court-ordered ignition interlock system.

Brian Patrick Anderson, age 31, of Milford, PA, was sentenced to 11 months to 23 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $1,000 for the crimes of Simple Assault and Prohibited Offensive Weapon.  During a domestic incident at a residence in Dingman Township on February 18, 2021, Anderson stabbed an individual in the face with a switchblade. 

Steven Lee McVicker, age 64, of Milford, PA, was sentenced to 6 months of probation and fined $600 for the crime of Driving Under the Influence and the Summary Offense of Disorderly Conduct.  On June 9, 2019, a taxi delivered McVicker to the Eastern Pike Police Department because McVicker refused to pay his taxi fare.  McVicker became angered with the officers who attempted to calm him down. Eastern Pike Regional Police were dispatched to Wenlock Road and Route 6 & 209 where McVicker was driving erratically.  When contact was made with McVicker, the officers detected the smell of Marihuana and an alcoholic beverage.  A search of McVicker and his vehicle revealed Marihuana.  McVicker refused to submit to a Field Sobriety Tests or breath test.

Shaun Michael Wuchter, age 40, of Greentown, PA, was sentenced to 3 months to 6 months in the Pike County Jail, fined $1,000 and had his driver’s license suspended for 12 months for the crime of Driving Under the Influence.  Wuchter was stopped by the state police at Hemlock Grove Road and Brink Hill Road on June 12, 2020, for an expired registration.  When speaking with Wuchter, the trooper detected the smell of an alcoholic beverage.  Wuchter stated that he had consumed alcohol earlier and was observed to have glassy, bloodshot eyes.  Field Sobriety Tests showed multiple clues of impairment and a breath test confirmed a blood alcohol content of .121%.

Tyler Allen Presto, age 27, of Port Jervis, NY, was sentenced to 220 days to 18 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $500 for the crime of Retail Theft.  On May 4, 5 and 7 of 2019, Presto entered a retail store in Westfall Township and took various items with a total value of $1,070 without paying for them.

Julian Tyrell Pisutvacharakul, age 19, of Matamoras, PA, was sentenced to probation for 18 months and a fine of $500 for the crime of Possession with Intent to Manufacture or Deliver a Controlled or Counterfeit Substance.  The vehicle Pisutvacharakul was a passenger in was stopped by the Eastern Pike Regional Police on April 10, 2021, along Route 6 and 209 in Westfall Township for no rear lights.  When contact was made with the vehicle occupants, the officer detected the smell of Marihuana. Pisutvacharakul was found in possession of Marihuana.  

Bryan Jacob Rossnagle, age 35, of Port Jervis, NY, was sentenced to 18 months of probation and fined $500 for the crime of Forgery.  Rossnagle put a counterfeit $20 bill in a change machine and received $20 in quarters at a business in Westfall Township on June 28, 2020.

Malcolm Desilva, age 51, of East Stroudsburg, PA, was sentenced to 5 days to 6 months in the Pike County Jail and fined $300 for the crime of Driving Under the Influence.  The state police responded to Sugar Mountain Road in Lehman Township on June 2, 2020, where Desilva was involved in a one-vehicle crash.  Desilva was observed to have glossy eyes, unstable footing and empty beer cans in his pants pockets.  Field Sobriety Tests showed signs of impairment. Desilva refused to submit to a blood test.

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