Identity theft

KELLY TOWNSHIP - A Watsontown woman was charged with identity theft and related charges after stealing information from a check given to a Kelly Township business Dec. 13.

State police at Milton report Peggy Sue Netzband, 48, of Watsontown, took routing and account information from a personal check written by Cammy Sue Guffey, 45, of New Columbia, to Miller's Grooming and Kennel in Kelly Township while Netzband was employed there. Police alleged Netzband then used the information to make a $1,684.83 payment via telephone to Ford Motor Credit to make a payment on her personal vehicle.

Retail theft

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - Justin S. Whitman, 26, of Ashland, and Joseph L. Scheib, 21, of Tower City, were both charged with retail theft by state police at Lykens following an incident at the Walmart SuperCenter, Washington Township, Dauphin County.

Police say that both individuals allegedly stole a pair of boots from the store between 2 and 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 31. The charges were filed with Magisterial District Judge Rebecca Jo Margerum, of Elizabethville.