Police Blotter: Friday, March 14, 2014
MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - James M. Koronkiewicz, 32, of 128 S. Center St., Natalie; Adam G. Adams, 29, of 802 E. Biddle St., Apt. 6, Gordon, and Daniel J. Renn, 33, of 116 Melrose St., Marion Heights, were charged by Patrolman Matthew Filarski with theft, receiving stolen property, two counts of and criminal conspiracy and criminal trespass relating to the theft of insulated tank panels and shelves for plant cars from the Kurt Weiss Greenhouses along Arcos Drive Monday afternoon.
Police said Renn then sold five of the scrapped insulated tank panels weighing 520 pounds to SOS Metal for $43.20.
The three defendants were committed to Northumberland County Prison in Sunbury in lieu of $20,000 bail each.
Code violations filed
COAL TOWNSHIP - Code enforcement officer Chris Petrovich filed citations Tuesday against George Atiyeh, owner of Apartments and Acquistions LP, of 1102 Fullerton Ave., Allentown, for violating two township ordinances - occupying a dwelling without an occupancy permit and failing to report the status of occupancy. The violations involve a rental property at 1050 W. Arch St.
Mile Post crash
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - Two people suffered minor injured in a crash on Mile Post Road near Spruce Hollow Road at 11 p.m. Wednesday.
State police at Stonington said a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus, driven by Teeann A. Ferguson, 20, of Sunbury, was traveling east on Mile Post Road when police say she failed to negotiate a sharp right-hand curve and her vehicle struck a rocky embankment on the north berm nearly head-on.
Ferguson and her passenger, Michael A. Lepley, 19, of Hummels Wharf, suffered minor injuries and were transported by Americus Ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, for treatment. Police say Ferguson will be cited for failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic.
DORNSIFE - Geraldine E. Brosius, 70, of Dornsife, reported to state police at Stonington that sometime between 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday, someone removed stakes used to protect her lawn from traffic. Brosius told police she had just placed the stakes in her yard due to a problem with tire ruts.
Parked too close
SHAMOKIN - Stefanie L. Mudry, 26, and Richard A. Nahodil Jr., 25, both of 147 S. Third St., were cited by city Patrolman First Class William Miner for disorderly conduct after allegedly intentionally parking their vehicles inches from a vehicle owned by Tonya Henninger, 30, in the 100 block of South Third Street at 6 a.m. Thursday.
SHAMOKIN TOWNSHIP - Jay L. Willis Jr., 47, of Danville, was cited by state police at Stonington for criminal mischief after allegedly smashing a cell phone owned by Christopher A. Burgess, 19, of Danville, during an incident at 6 p.m. March 8 on Friedline Road, Shamokin Township.
Hit and run
SHAMOKIN - Richard E. Noecker, 69, of 611 Bear Valley Ave., Shamokin, was charged by Patrolman Scott Weaver with hit and run and careless driving involving a March 3 incident near his home.
Police reported Noecker backed his Geo Tracker into a parked car twice before going into his residence.
Checks not covered
TREVORTON - Kurtis M. Whitmer, 24, of 1573 Trevorton Road, Coal Township, was charged by Zerbe Township Chief of Police Robert John with two counts each of theft by deception and receiving stolen property.
According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III, Whitmer issued checks in the amounts of $7.50 and $25.81 on Dec. 18 at Angie's Market on West Shamokin Street, knowing his account was closed.
KULPMONT - Charges of possession of a controlled substance, false identification to police, disorderly conduct and scattering rubbish were filed by Patrolman Patrick McAndrew against Shannon B. McGinley, 18, of 129 W. Third St., Apt. 2, Mount Carmel.
The charges relate to a Feb. 21 incident in the parking lot at China King, 455 Chestnut St.
MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Patrolman Kelly Campbell has charged Jeremy M. Cleary, 36, of Northumberland, and Todd K. Williams, 51, of Montandon, with criminal trespass.
Police reported Cleary and Williams were found trespassing at a condemned property at 101 W. Girard St., Atlas, that was damaged by fire.