Ralston Gets Up to 80 Years in Sexual Assault Case

CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield man accused of sexually assaulting teenage boys will be spending up to 80 years in state prison. John Joel Ralston, 51, 10380 Krebs Hwy., Clearfield, pleaded guilty in Clearfield County Court to 10 counts each of involuntary deviate sexual...

Cases for 2 Suspected Drug Dealers Joined for Trial

CLEARFIELD – Two New York men charged with bringing drugs into the area will be tried together for their crimes. Shaking Devine Saunders, 37, 8418 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Far Rockaway, NY, is charged with intentional possession of a controlled substance by person not...

Woman to Stand Trial for Stealing from her Mother

DUBOIS – A DuBois woman will stand trial for taking more than $100,000 from her mother’s accounts. Deborah Diane Hilliard, 57, 212 E. Weber Ave., DuBois, is charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of funds, two counts of theft by unlawful taking and...

Man Sentenced to State Prison in Overdose Death

CLEARFIELD – A Millerton man will spend up to 10 years in state prison for supplying heroin to a man who died of an overdose. Ryan Seth Ray, 25, 7 Pine Hill Dr., Millerton, pleaded guilty to drug delivery resulting in death, involuntary manslaughter, possession with intent...

Former Lottery Winner Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Coal Company

CLEARFIELD – A former lottery winner has pleaded guilty to repeatedly stealing from a coal company in Clearfield County Court. Ricky Lee Hutton, 57, 624 Colorado Rd., Munson, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and deviant trespass. He was...

Woman Gets State Prison for Selling Heroin

CLEARFIELD – An area woman accused of selling heroin on seven, different occasions was sentenced to state prison during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County. Melissa Daniell Padgett, 28, 1920 Dorey St. Ext., Clearfield, pleaded guilty to two counts of delivery of...

Curwensville Man Sentenced in Rape Case

CLEARFIELD – A Curwensville man will serve up to 40 years in state prison for raping a 13-year-old girl. Jeremie Thomas Suhoney Sr., 38, 421 Walnut St., Curwensville, pleaded guilty during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County to rape, statutory sexual assault, two...

Man Gets State Prison for Selling Drugs

CLEARFIELD – A former Hyde man charged with selling drugs was sentenced to state prison during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County. Darrell L. Taylor, 24, an inmate of the jail, pleaded guilty to two counts of delivery of a controlled substance, criminal use of...

DuBois Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Marijuana

CLEARFIELD – A DuBois man has pleaded guilty to selling marijuana in Clearfield County Court. Thomas W. Kiehlmeier, 28, 112 S. Jared St., DuBois, pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance-marijuana, criminal use of communication facility and possession of drug...

Woman Pleads Guilty to Taking Drugs from Nursing Home

CLEARFIELD – A Brockway woman accused of taking drugs from a nursing home has pleaded guilty in Clearfield County Court. Francene P. Galentine, 37, of 61 Beechton Dr., Brockway, pleaded guilty to acquiring or obtaining possession of controlled substance by...