Identity theft

ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington reported someone used the identities of Thomas and Shirley McBryan, of Foye Road, to fraudulently receive a tax refund in Indiana that the actor was not entitled to receive.

The incident was reported June 27.

Access device fraud

STONINGTON - State police here are investigating incidents of access device fraud that occurred between May 10 and June 20.

Douglas Hawkins, of Catawissa, said someone used his credit card numbers to purchase numerous items in Columbia County.

Scrap metal stolen

JACKSON TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington said someone removed four trailer hitches, angle irons, channel irons, metal pipes and other scrap metal from TL Adams LLC along Mandata Road at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Tools stolen

KULPMONT - Jason Michael Ross, 36, of Kulpmont, told state police at Stonington that someone stole a Milwaukee super sawzall, a Makita cordless drill, a Craftsman grinder, a Master machine multi-tool and a Dremel saw max from his vehicle parked outside 520 Spruce St. between 11 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday.


SHAMOKIN TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington are investigating a burglary at Fry's Garage along Dogwood Road near Route 61 that occurred between 11 p.m. July 6 and 1:30 a.m. July 7.

Police said burglars forced open a side door on the garage that faces Route 61 and removed four 15-inch polished aluminum GM wheels, five 15-inch aluminum Jeep wheels, a 15-inch aluminum racing wheel, six Muncie four-speed transmissions, a 426 GM Big Block engine head, three copper radiators, an electric motor with AC compressor, a transfer case, a Ford Explorer rear end 8.8 axle and miscellaneous tools.

Police said they have two suspects in the case.

Endangers child

RIVERSIDE - Melissa Lou Read, 46, of 121 Gearhart St., Riverside, was charged by Patrolman Gerald Zeidler with endangering the welfare of a child.

Police reported Read was intoxicated while supervising her 4-year-old daughter June 1 to the point that she became unconscious and unresponsive when her daughter and a police officer attempted to wake her at their home. Police said the child was unsupervised for approximately three hours.


MOUNT CARMEL - Chief of Police Todd Owens has charged Jody Valentine Foulke, 28, of 19 Hillcrest Drive, Elysburg, with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property involving a June 27 incident at an apartment building at 422 E. Avenue.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, Foulke allegedly removed $311 from a wallet belonging to Bradley Desenberg, who is the caretaker of the apartment building. Police said Foulke unlawfully entered the apartment of Tammy Bonnell and stole the money.

Foulke was arraigned on the charges Thursday by Jones and committed to Northumberland County Prison, Sunbury in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.

Drug offenses

MOUNT CARMEL - Daniel E. Kanowicz, 18, of 230 S. Locust St., Mount Carmel, has been charged by Patrolman William Adamski with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and corruption of minors involving a March 30 incident in the 500 block of East Seventh Street.

Police said Kanowicz possessed marijuana rolled up in cigar wrapping and a multi-colored glass smoking pipe in his vehicle occupied by himself and two 16-year-old males.

Dog runs at large

MOUNT CARMEL - Brenda Linn, 42, of Mount Carmel, was cited by Patrolman William Adamski for failing to keep her dog confined to her property.

Police said Linn's dog was chasing people around on North Turnpike Street and became aggressive toward officers May 6.


MOUNT CARMEL - Vincent Addaman, 27, of 115 S. Walnut St., Mount Carmel, was cited by Patrolman William Adamski for harassment in connection with a domestic dispute shortly before midnight June 27.

Police said Addaman became physical toward his wife, who reportedly suffered injuries to her arm and leg.

Disorderly conduct

MOUNT CARMEL - Patrolman William Adamski has cited Anthony P. Ford, 43, of 140 S. Beech St., Mount Carmel, for disorderly conduct for allowing his dog to bark outside for more than 30 minutes during the early morning of June 29.

Police said Ford was asleep on his couch while the dog was barking.

Unwanted call

MOUNT CARMEL - Patrolman Matthew Dillman charged Jill L. Nye, 55, of 47 S. Orange St., Mount Carmel, with disorderly conduct involving an 11:30 p.m. incident Monday in which Nye called the Northumberland County 911 Center and told the dispatchers they should call the movie theaters to see if they could have a movie night because it was hot out and the kids needed something to do.

Police said Nye tied up the 911 line for other callers who were attempting to seek emergency assistance.