Weapons charge

MOUNT CARMEL - A borough man was jailed on weapons charges after violating a protection from abuse order Feb. 28.

Adam M. Hendricks 34, of 223 E. Avenue, was taken into custody for violating a protection from abuse order, according to a report filed by Police Cpl. David Donkochik.

While being placed in custody, Hendricks told the officers he had three knives in his front pockets, police said.

The knives were spring-loaded and serrated, police said. Two knives had hooked blades which are exposed by spring-assisted mechanisms, police said.

Hendricks was arraigned Thursday on three counts of possession of an offensive weapon and placed in Northumberland County Prison on $10,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 12.

False ID

MOUNT CARMEL - Kevin D. Mashburn, 35, of 308 Lower Mulberry St., Danville, was charged with giving false identification to law enforcement authorities and criminal trespass following an incident near S.O.S. Metals on Route 54 Feb. 23.

Mount Carmel Township Police said Mashburn was found on Susquehanna Coal Company grounds without permission to be there. He provided police with a fake name and a fake telephone number, police said.

The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, of Mount Carmel, and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 2.

Copper stolen

ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington reported someone entered a building at 197 Plum Creek Road, Rockefeller Township, owned by Safeguard Property Services, Bloomsburg, after damaging a window sometime between Feb. 17 and March 4. Once inside, the person removed several pieces of copper piping.

Firearms violation

SUNBURY - State police at Stonington charged Barry Lee Michael, 58, of 141 Hart St., Shamokin, with a firearms violation after an incident at Geiser Guns, Sunbury, Nov. 15.

Police said Michael attempted to purchase a shotgun but was denied when an instant background check indicated a protection from abuse order has been filed against Michael.

The charge was filed with Magisterial District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum, of Sunbury.

Charges waived

MOUNT CARMEL - Daniel J. Renn, 32. of 116 E. Melrose St., Marion Heights, waived charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and two traffic violations during a preliminary hearing Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, of Mount Carmel.

Renn was charged by Mount Carmel Township Police Patrolman Kelly Campbell following a traffic chase which began on Natalie Mountain at 10:46 p.m. Nov. 6.

He was ordered to appear for a court arraignment at the Northumberland County Courthouse, Sunbury, Monday, April 7, when he can plead either guilty or no contest, or seek a trial by pleading not guilty.