Couple who fled police have history with breaking the law
Mount Carmel Township Police Chief Brian Hollenbush said the couple who is accused of stealing an SUV from a Coal Township resident and evading police for nearly nine hours has a history of run-ins with the law. The following is a collection of incidents involving David Pavloski, 22, of 10 Front St., Wilburton, and Courtney Klemick, 21, of 222 Second St., Wilburton, from The News-Item archives.
- In January 2011, Pavloski faced two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, fleeing or attempting to elude police, flight to avoid apprehension, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, underage drinking, operating a vehicle with alcohol in his system while being a minor, restriction on alcoholic beverages, reckless driving, driving under suspension, operating a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker and operating a vehicle without any rear lighting. The charges related to incidents that occurred Jan. 25 on Route 2032 in the Diamondtown area.
- In January 2010, Pavloski, who worked at the Knoebels recycling building, and his alleged accomplices, Daniel Jarvis Grohowski, who was 18 and living at 614 E. Fourth St., Mount Carmel, at the time, and Kylee Elizabeth Wargo, who was 21 and living at of 600 W. Girard St., Atlas, at the time, faced burglary and theft charges after allegedly stealing a golf cart from the park and attempting to sell the parts for scrap. Grohowski and Pavloski were also facing charges of criminal trespass and criminal mischief, and Pavloski was also charged with criminal solicitation.
- In February 2010, Pavloski and Klemick, along with two juveniles, were charged with felonies of criminal mischief and institutional vandalism, and a misdemeanor of desecration of venerated objects for causing more than $5,000 in damage to 64 tombstones at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Centralia in December 2009. Because Klemick and the two other girls were under 18 at the time, Pavloski was also charged with corruption of minors.
- In October 2010, Pavloski, Klemick and a 17-year-old Mount Carmel male were cited for underage drinking relating to an incident on Sunbury Street near Market Street, Shamokin.
- Pavloski has also had multiple incidents with police involving separate charges of DUI, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct between May 2009 and November 2010.