Courts/Police
Tharptown disturbance THARPTOWN - An April 18 disturbance involving a gun and parking complaint in the 600 block of Center Street near the Tharptown playground remains under investigation. Approximately a dozen children and adults were at the p (read more)
Vehicle keys found COAL TOWNSHIP - A set of vehicle keys with a fob was turned into Coal Township police Thursday morning. The owner of the keys can claim them by contacting police at 570-644-0333. Disorderly conduct SHAMOKIN - A 12-year-old city girl an (read more)
Hit and run COAL TOWNSHIP - Dennis Sosnoski, 43, of 1239 Tioga St., Coal Township, reported a vehicle struck his chain-link fence late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, causing it to fall apart and bend. Gym bag found COAL TOWNSHIP - Police here (read more)
Gas theft COAL TOWNSHIP - Police said Ronald Nalewak, of 1800 Tioga St., Lot 10, Coal Township, reported an unknown person removed $30 worth of gasoline from his 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee while it was parked near his home sometime between 1 p.m. Friday an (read more)
Hindering police COAL TOWNSHIP - Samuel P. Peters was charged Wednesday by Patrolman Edward Purcell Jr. with a misdemeanor count of hindering apprehension. Peters is accused of helping two people elude probation officers by giving them a ride in the Big (read more)
Aggravated assault KULPMONT - A borough man was charged with assault after biting an emergency medical technician during a Feb. 23 emergency at 1560 Chestnut St. Kulpmont Police Chief Michael Pitcavage reported in court documents that police were called (read more)
Hit and run COAL TOWNSHIP - John Fox, 35, of Coal Township, was cited by Coal Township police for a hit-and-run accident that occurred at around 3:25 a.m. Thursday at Cedar and Spruce streets. Police said Fox was driving a 1998 Ford Mustang when he struc (read more)
Pill bust ASHLAND - A Pottsville woman accused of selling prescription pain pills to an undercover police officer was arrested Tuesday. Karen Krainik, 43, of 618 Mahantongo St., was jailed at Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after she was unable to (read more)