Burglary charges

MOUNT CARMEL - Shawna M. McCoy, 22, of 1110 Chemung St., Coal Township, has been charged by Patrolman Matt Dillman with burglary, criminal trespass, theft, receiving stolen property and possessing 100 Percocet tablets in connection with a Nov. 13 burglary at the apartment of Anna Mazak at 351 S. Market St.

Police said McCoy is accused of stealing a diamond wrist watch with pink heart diamonds, a gold charm bracelet with about six gold charms, a bottle of Percocet containing 100 tablets, a change purse with priceless coins and an assortment of other items having a total value of approximately $700.

Retail theft

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - A charge of retail theft has been filed by Patrolman Daniel Politza against Andrew L. Spishock, 70, of Ashland.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, Spishock allegedly stole $66.11 in merchandise from Boyer's Food Market Dec. 1.

DUI offenses

MOUNT CARMEL - Michael J. Katinsky Sr., 61, of 430 W. Fig St., Mount Carmel, was charged by Patrolman Shane Reamer with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving on the wrong side of the road.

The charges were filed in connection with an Oct. 26 traffic stop at Sixth and Poplar streets.

Police said Katinsky had a blood-alcohol content of .253 percent.

Drug offenses

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Patrolman Kelly Campbell has charged Courtney Pancher, 20, of 349 S. Seventh St., Shamokin, with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a counterfeit substance and a lighting violation involving a March 10 traffic stop along Locust Gap Highway.

Drug paraphernalia

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - A charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was filed by Patrolman Kelly Campbell against Ryan K. Kristiansen, 23, of Middletown, N.J., in connection with a Nov. 20 traffic stop along Route 901.