SUNBURY - State police at Stonington charged Rose Mary Roberts, 48, of Brush Valley Road, Sunbury, with driving under the influence of alcohol and related offenses following a traffic stop at 1:40 a.m. June 11 near the intersection of Fourth and Market streets in Sunbury.

Police said Roberts' vehicle was stopped for several traffic violations and she was soon arrested for driving under the influence. Alleged blood testing showed her blood alcohol level to be .22 percent at the time.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge Carl Rice of Sunbury.


COAL TOWNSHIP - Michael Long Jr., 22, of Box 391, Lower Excelsior, has been charged by Patrolman Chad Yoder with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol relating to an accident involving a dune buggy and car at the intersection of Route 901 and Lower Excelsior Road on Aug. 15, 2009.

Police reported Long had a blood-alcohol content of .193 percent.

Drug paraphernalia

SHAMOKIN - Jesse Beck, 19, of 41 S. Owl St., Coal Township, was charged by Patrolman Jarrod Scandle with possession of drug paraphernalia involving a June 21 incident at the skate park on North Rock Street.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III, Beck is accused of possessing an instrument used to smoke marijuana.

Criminal trespass

SHAMOKIN - Tonya Wilk, 28, of 211 S. Seventh St., Shamokin, was charged by Cpl. Darwin Tobias III with criminal trespass relating to a June 17 incident at 236 W. Walnut St.

Police reported Wilk was found in the basement of the Walnut Street home from which she had been evicted three months earlier. Wilk told police she went to the home to get her mail. Police said the house is owned by Andrew Reed.

Criminal mischief

SHAMOKIN - Rodney J. Blusius, 55, of 5 W. Alpha Ave., Elysburg, has been charged by Patrolman Scott Weaver with two counts of criminal mischief relating to a March 22 incident.

Police reported Blusius is accused of spray painting four security cameras mounted on the exterior of Shamokin Exxon, making them inoperable and causing approximately $2,000 damage. Shamokin Exxon, which is located at Shamokin and Sunbury streets, is owned by Blusius' brother, Robert Blusius, of Shamokin.


MOUNT CARMEL - Daniel J. Grohowski, 20, of 614 E. Fourth St., Mount Carmel, was charged by Patrolman David Donkochik with theft and receiving stolen property relating to a May 23 incident at Clover Hose Company, 301 S. Oak St.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, Grohowski is accused of removing $250 in cash from an open safe on the floor at the fire company.

Drug charges

MOUNT CARMEL - Michael E. Begis, 26, of 234 W. Saylor St., Atlas, has been charged by Patrolman Matthew Dillman with possession and possession with intent to deliver seven tablets of amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, one tablet of acetaminophen/codeine and three tablets of clonazepam/klonopin, adulteration or misbranding of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, careless driving and violating a borough ordinance involving the sale, possession or delivery of synthetic cannabis or synthetic drugs.

The charges relate to a June 10 accident in the 300 block of South Banana Street.

Simple assault

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Harold E. Wolford, 42, of 424 E. Columbia Ave., Atlas, was charged by Patrolman Brian Carnuccio with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct involving a June 23 disturbance at his residence.

Police reported Wolford punched his live-in girlfriend, Heather Breeland, in the face, causing injury, and also hit Breeland's friend, Philip Jadush, who pushed Wolford out the door and later punched him in the face at about 9:45 p.m.

Breeland told police Wolford and three other people returned to the home about 10 minutes later, smashed in the back door, assaulted Breeland and caused a glass vase to smash on the floor, on which Breeland cut her foot, which required treatment at Shamokin Area Community Hospital.

Retail theft

RALPHO TOWNSHIP - Hunter D. Hall, 20, of Lock Haven, was charged by Patrolman Chris Dailey with retail theft, receiving stolen property and two counts of possession of Xanax or alprazolam in connection with a June 22 incident at Knoebels Amusement Resort.

Hall is accused of stealing a tie-dye T-shirt valued at $14.95 from the Shirt Shop in the park.

Theft offenses

MOUNT CARMEL - Anthony O. Carlton Jr., 24, of Philadelphia, was charged by Cpl. Chris Buhay with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing $95 from a purse owned by Desiree Kerner, of 300 S. Maple St., Mount Carmel, on May 9.

Marijuana charges

KULPMONT - Patrolman Cade Holden has charged Michelle A. Miller, 43, of 1233 Scott St., Kulpmont, with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia relating to an incident at her residence Sept. 20.

False reports

MOUNT CARMEL - James R. Plasters, 26, of 2393 Irish Valley Road, Paxinos, was charged by Patrolman Justin Stelma with making false reports to incriminate another person and making false reports and unsworn falsification to authorities.

Police said Plasters filed a false report at Mount Carmel Police Station on June 4 regarding an alleged assault that occurred June 3 at the rear of Seventh and Poplar streets on a set of railroad tracks. Police said Plasters claimed Carlos Perez committed the assault, which turned out to be untrue.


MOUNT CARMEL - Cpl. Chris Buhay has charged Joseph M. Houser, 19, of 349 S. Market St., Apt. 2A, Mount Carmel, with criminal conspiracy, theft and receiving stolen property involving the theft of a money box from Turkey Hill Minit Market at Fifth and Market streets on June 10.

Police said the money box, which contained $68.48, was for the Turkey Hill Cares Program.

Police said a female juvenile also was involved in the theft.


KULPMONT - Allen J. Deibler, 29, of 205 S. Penn St., Sunbury, was charged by Officer Cade Holden with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension and a red light violation relating to a March 5 incident at Sixth and Chestnut streets.

Police reported Deibler had a blood-alcohol content of .133 percent.