Driver injured

MONROE TOWNSHIP - Quinn R. Loudy, 18, of Middleburg, suffered a minor injury shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday in a one-vehicle accident along Route 8005 near North Susquehanna Trail.

State police at Selinsgrove reported Loudy was driving a Chevrolet Blazer north on the off ramp from the Route 11 and 15 bypass when he lost control of his vehicle while negotiating a curve. The Blazer spun around and exited the road before overturning onto its driver's side.

Loudy, who was wearing a seat belt, was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.

Criminal mischief

SHAMOKIN - Gina L. Nahodil, 33, of 143 N. Marshal St., Shamokin, was cited for criminal mischief, driving without a license, driving without an inspection sticker, and driving without proof of financial responsibility following an incident at 11:45 a.m. Thursday on West Lincoln Street.

Shamokin City Police Patrolman Mark Costa reported Nahodil damaged a vehicle owned by Michael Seroski, of Locust Gap, by pushing her vehicle door into it.

Stolen items found

SHAMOKIN - A Shamokin woman faces charges related to items stolen from vehicles in Zerbe Township in June.

Zerbe Township Police charged Amy Gearhart, 38, of 117 Hart St., Lot No. 4, Shamokin, with receiving stolen property, corruption of minors and three counts of criminal conspiracy following an investigation into the theft of GPS units and satellite radios from vehicles in Zerbe Township. Police allege that Gearhart conspired with her 16-year-old son to take the items to a Sunbury store to sell them for cash. After executing a search warrant, some of the items not sold were found in her residence and vehicle.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge John Gembic, of Shamokin.


COAL TOWNSHIP - Christopher Nguyen, 34, of SCI Coal Township, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Angela Jankoviak with aggravated harassment by a prisoner and recklessly endangering another person following an incident at the prison at 6:55 p.m. July 12.

Nguyen allegedly dumped a cup of urine through a small opening of his cell door, soaking a correction officer's pants, shirt and part of his boots.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge John Gembic, of Shamokin.


ZERBE TOWNSHIP - Adam M. Temple, 27, of 1278 Little Coal River Rd., Alum Creek, W.Va., was charged with driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and various traffic offenses following a traffic stop on Route 890 on May 25.

Blood tests showed Temple had marijuana in his system, and was carrying seven-tenths of a gram of marijuana and a smoking bowl at the time of the stop.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge John Gembic, of Shamokin.

Corruption of minors

MOUNT CARMEL - Barry Thorpe, 36, of 106 N. Maple St., Mount Carmel, was charged with corruption of minors and possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident at his residence on April 21.

Mount Carmel Borough Police officer Matthew Dillman reported in court documents that Thorpe allegedly gave marijuana to a 13-year-old female. Police then received a variety of items used for smoking marijuana from his wife.

Thorpe was arraigned Thursday and placed in Northumberland County Prison on $10,000 bail, a preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge, Hugh Jones, of Mount Carmel.


MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel Borough Police charged Jerome Digiovanni, 42, of 225 W. Fifth St., Mount Carmel, with stalking, simple assault and harassment following an incident at a South Poplar Street home at 5:18 a.m. June 26.

According to police, Digiovanni verbally abused his wife and kept her inside the home against her will when she tried to leave. When she was able to leave, Digiovanni followed her to another residence and began banging on the windows and doors.

The victim suffered a shoulder injury in the incident.

Digiovanni was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, of Mount Carmel. A preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday before Jones.

Retail theft

MONROE TOWNSHIP - Samantha Kitchen, 22, of New Buffalo, was cited by state police at Selinsgrove for retail theft for attempting to steal several items from Wal-Mart at 6 p.m. Wednesday.