MOUNT CARMEL — Three defendants entered guilty pleas Wednesady and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge William C. Cole to pay a fine and costs.
• Felix Velez, 57, and Denitsa Chavez, 27, both of 1019 E. Dewart St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct and were ordered to pay a $500 fine plus costs and placed on probation for one year. Charges of riot to commit a felony, obstructing a highway, recklessly endangering another person and simple assault were withdrawn.
• Albert H. Weikel, 55, of 309 W. Fifth St., Mount Carmel, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and was ordered to pay a $500 fine plus costs and was placed on probation for one year. Charges of possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia and turning movements and required signals were withdrawn.