SUNBURY — A Shamokin woman charged in a series of incidents dating to 2016 was sentenced Monday to two to five years in state prison for burglary.
Northumberland County President Judge Charles Saylor imposed the prison sentence on 28-year-old Ashley Russell after she agreed to plead guilty to burglary for an Aug. 12, 2016, incident in Shamokin.
Russell, who was given credit for 395 days served in prison, was ordered to pay a $50 fine plus costs. She remains in Northumberland County Jail.
The defendant also received a concurrent sentence of one to five years for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine plus costs. Russell had her driver’s license suspended for 18 months and was ordered to pay $619.97 in restitution to Stefano Candela and $1,050.41 restitution to Allstate Insurance.
She was charged with DUI by Shamokin police relating to an incident on July 4, 2016.
Saylor imposed a concurrent sentence on Russell of one to four years in state prison for criminal attempt to escape relating to an incident in Sunbury on Aug. 14, 2016. The charge was filed by the district attorney’s office.
Saylor ordered Russell to pay a $50 fine and $261.72 in restitution to the sheriff’s office relating to the Aug. 14, 2016, incident.
Russell received concurrent sentences of one to two years in state prison for simple assault and recklessly endangering another person and was ordered to pay $100 in fines plus costs in connection with an Aug. 2, 2016, incident in Shamokin.
Saylor also imposed a concurrent sentence of one to two years in state prison on Russell for resisting arrest relating to a July 6 incident in Sunbury. The district attorney’s office filed the charge.
The judge imposed another concurrent sentence of one to two years in state prison on Russell for simple assault relating to an April 30 incident in Shamokin.
Russell was ordered to pay a total of $100 in fines plus costs relating to the July 6 and April 30 disturbances.
Attorney Marc Lieberman represented Russell in each of the cases.