Attempted theft

TREVORTON - State police at Stonington reported someone entered an unlocked 2005 Kia Sorento owned by Margaret Whary, 50, of 427 W. Market St., Trevorton, between 1 and 2 a.m. Friday, rummaged through some items from the center console and displaced them on the passenger side seat, but apparently did not remove anything from the vehicle.


UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - Richard V. Zurick, 36, of 1956 State Route 61, Sunbury, has been charged by Trooper James Yankovich Jr. of state police at Stonington with harassment relating to a disturbance at 11 p.m. Thursday inside Dan's Den at the intersection of Routes 61 and 890.

Police reported Zurick is accused of striking Charlene Overton, 50, of 810 Carroll Road, Sunbury, in the face.

No injuries

LOWER MAHANOY TOWNSHIP - No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday night at the intersection of Route 147 and School Road.

State police at Stonington reported Sandra L. Paul, 69, of Dalmatia, who was driving a 2003 Ford Escape, pulled onto Route 147 from School Road shortly after 8 p.m. and drove into the side of a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 truck operated by Donald L. Deppen, 49, of Dalmatia, damaging both vehicles.

Paul was cited for a stop sign violation.

Driver hospitalized

HUBLEY TOWNSHIP - State police at Schuylkill Haven reported Amy M. Stoneroad, 31, of Dalmatia, was transported by Hegins Ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after suffering moderate injuries in a two-car accident Thursday night on Schwenks Road near Hill Drive in this Schuylkill County township.

Police said a 17-year-old Sacramento female was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier east on Schwenks Road at 7:12 p.m. when she crossed over into the westbound lane and struck the driver's side front end of a 2007 Ford Focus driven by Stoneroad.

The 17-year-old female was cited for failing to drive in a single lane.

Multiple charges

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Heather Ann Frank, 27, of 331 N. Vine St., Mount Carmel, has been charged by township and borough police with multiple offenses involving incidents last month.

Frank is charged by Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Kelly Campbell with making false alarms to public safety agencies relating to a Dec. 6 incident in which she allegedly reported to Northumberland County Communications Center a possible attempted suicide on West Saylor Street in Atlas.

She also is charged by Mount Carmel Township Chief of Police Brian Hollenbush with retail theft for allegedly stealing a doughnut and pack of pumpkin seeds valued at $2.06 from Boyer's Food Market on Dec. 5.

Frank was charged by Mount Carmel Cpl. Chris Buhay with possession of drug paraphernalia involving a Dec. 5 incident at her residence.

Theft charges

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Chief of Police Brian Hollenbush has charged Jason Ryan Kobbe, 22, of 131 Wynn School Road, Elysburg, with two counts of theft by unlawful taking and one count of unauthorized use of a vehicle involving the Nov. 25 theft of a 1997 Jeep Wrangler from Delta Motors near Kulpmont.

Access device fraud

MOUNT CARMEL - Shannon L. Fisher, 34, of 135 W. North St., Marion Heights, was charged by Patrolman Jason Drumheller with access device fraud, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

According to a criminal complaint, Fisher is accused of using money from the account of Vince Guarna, of Mount Carmel Township, to make $6,986.57 worth of illegal transactions while she was employed as a secretary to manage Guarna's finances at his Cherry Street apartment complex in Mount Carmel. Police said the transactions were made between March 1 and Nov. 8.

Assault charges

COAL TOWNSHIP - Bruce Anskis, 58, and his son, William Anskis, 33, both of 1966 Stetler Drive, Coal Township, were charged by Deputy Chief Chris Williams with two counts each of simple assault and harassment, and one count of disorderly conduct relating to a Nov. 15 disturbance at Brewser's Sports Bar and Grille, 839 W. Water St.

Police said Bruce and William Anskis are accused of assaulting Paul J. Healey, 59, of Shamokin, and Matthew Davies, 51, of Coal Township, who suffered injuries that required emergency room treatment at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital.

Urinates in public

SHAMOKIN - Andre M. Colon Jr., 27, of 156 E. Independence St., Apt. B-3, was cited by Patrolman Mark Costa for disorderly conduct for urinating at Water and Ninth streets at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Criminal trespass

COAL TOWNSHIP - Dustin B. Johnson, 25, of 1509 W. Walnut St., Coal Township, was charged by Patrolman Joshua Wynn with criminal trespass, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest involving a disturbance at 4:50 a.m. Thursday at 1205 W. Walnut St.

Police said Johnson allegedly broke the glass on the front door of the residence of William Concini and then entered the home uninvited. Police said damage is estimated at more than $500.

Police reported Johnson also pulled away from police several times as they attempted to handcuff him following the break-in.

Johnson was arraigned at 3 p.m. Thursday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III and released on $15,000 bail.

Multiple charges

SHAMOKIN - Multiple charges have been filed by Patrolman Jarrod Scandle against Jeffrey Spencer, 22, of Carlisle.

Spencer is charged with flight to avoid apprehension, loitering and prowling at night, disorderly conduct, driving under suspension and a stop sign violation relating to a Nov. 24 incident in the 200 block of South Sixth Street.

He also is charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct, possession of Spice, public drunkenness and providing false identification to police in connection with a Dec. 31 incident in the first block of West Commerce Street.

Police reported Spencer was walking around and randomly swinging at people in an attempt to harm them.

Spencer also is accused of resisting orders by police as they attempted to handcuff him.


SHAMOKIN - Tina Moyle, 38, of 238 S. Sixth St., Shamokin, was charged by Patrolman Nathan Rhodes with two counts of forging a prescription on Dec. 11 at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on North Shamokin Street.

Police said Moyle is accused of changing the date on prescriptions for Percocet and Soma.

DUI charges

COAL TOWNSHIP - David H. Ervin, 47, of 206 Airport Road, Shamokin, was charged by Patrolman Joshua Wynn with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving without insurance and driving without a valid registration relating to an Oct. 24 accident in the 400 block of Center Street in Tharptown.

Police reported Ervin had a blood-alcohol content of .116 percent.

Retail theft

COAL TOWNSHIP - Dal T. Elliott III, 33, of 1102 E. Webster St., Coal Township, was charged by Patrolman Matthew Hashuga with retail theft.

Elliott is accused of stealing $345.96 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart Supercenter along Route 61 on Oct. 9.