July 22 Kelly Rolpb, 39, of Newton, was sentenced to three years probation, 180 days in the county jail, $2,305 in fines and loss of her driver's license for 24 months. Rolpb pled guilty on April 18, to two counts of distribution of heroin. According to court records, on Jan. 20, and 21, Rolpb sold heroin to an individual cooperating with the Sussex County Task Force. Jeffrey Herring, 44, of Shahola, Penn., was sentenced to three years probation, 270 days in the county jail, $6,130 in fines and suspension of his of driver's license. Herring pled guilty on March 28, to two counts of possession of heroin, two motor vehicle tickets for driving while suspended and one motor vehicle ticket for driving while intoxicated. On Nov. 26, Herring was stopped by Sparta Police Officer Marc Rubino while driving on Route 15. At the time of the stop, Herring was found to be in possession of two bags of heroin and was under the influence of heroin. On Feb. 11, Franklin Police Officer Nevin Matiessich approached the defendant while he was parked in a car at a gas station lot and discovered that the defendant had been driving while suspended and that he was in possession of a hypodermic needle containing heroin. Brandi Ruiz, 19, of Newton, was sentenced to three years probation, $2,780 in fines, two days in jail, intensive outpatient treatment, and loss of her driver's license for seven months. Ruiz pled guilty on April 18, to two counts of possession of heroin, driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain lamps. On Jan. 26, Ruiz was stopped by Sparta Police Officer John Lamon for having an inoperable headlight and was discovered Ruiz assisted two co-defendants in obtaining heroin by driving them to Newark to purchase it. On March 1, she was stopped by Sparta Police Officer John Lamon and was found to be in possession of five bags of heroin and was also under the influence of heroin at the time she was driving. July 26 James Clark, Jr., 30, of Montague, was sentenced to seven years in state prison, six month loss of his driver's license, and $1,455 in fines. Clark pled guilty on April 5, to accomplice liability to possess heroin, and hindering the apprehension of another, a fourth degree crime. According to police, On Oct. 29, Clark agreed to help his co-defendants, Melissa Kizer and Joanna Sherrer, travel to Paterson in order to obtain heroin. On Nov. 11, 2004, he lied to Detective Jason Lyon of the Sussex County Prosecutor's Office, regarding the whereabouts of his co-defendant, Melissa Kizer, in order to assist her in avoiding arrest. On July 26, Clark pled guilty to bail jumping. He admitted that he intentionally failed to appear for sentencing on June 15. July 27 Richard Rodriguez, 21, of Montague, pled guilty to unlawful taking of a means of conveyance, and driving while suspended. Sentencing is to take place this month. According to court records, on April 29, in Franklin, Rodriguez took a motorcycle without the owner's consent and was involved in an accident. John M. Little, 40, of Frankford, pled guilty to unlawful taking of a means of conveyance. According to police records, on May 17, 2005 in Frankford, Little took a backhoe belonging to a neighbor without the owner's consent and then fled into the woods on foot when police attempted to apprehend him.