Police Blotter: Thursday, January 2, 2014
DANVILLE - A Danville man is accused of threatening to kill two people Tuesday morning in Derry Township, Montour County, about six miles north of Danville.
Arthur Parker, 34, was jailed in Montour County Prison on $25,000 bail after being arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Marvin K. Shrawder on a felony count of prohibited possession of a firearm, misdemeanors of terroristic threats and simple assault, and a summary count of harassment.
Trooper Joshua L. Herman of state police at Milton accused Parker of threatening Elaine Kirchman, 53, of Danville, and a 17-year-old Danville male. The teenager prevented Parker from retrieving a firearm from a gun safe during the 7:58 a.m. incident, police said.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 14.
ELYSBURG - A red-and-white lighthouse, approximately 4 feet tall, was reported stolen between midnight and 10 a.m. Wednesday from the home of Donna Snyder on South Market Street. Anyone with information is asked to call Ralpho Township Police at 570-672-9892 or Northumberland County Communications at 570-988-4539.
HUMMELS WHARF - Gina Adlon, of Liverpool, reported to state police at Selinsgrove that an Apple iPhone 4S that she sat on a shelf while shopping at TJ Maxx at Monroe Marketplace was stolen between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 21.
PORT TREVORTON - A Sunbury man was allegedly found in possession of a controlled substance after being picked up by state parole agents Dec. 22 in the parking lot of Hilsher's General Store on Routes 11-15 in Union Township, Snyder County.
Justin Allen Phelps, 25, is charged by Trooper Scott R. Mang of the Selinsgrove station with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Police did not indicate in a public information release issued Wednesday which drug Phelps allegedly possessed.
HUMMELS WHARF - Two teens were cited for retail theft in separate incidents Dec. 30 at Claire's Boutique in the Susquehanna Valley Mall, Routes 11-15.
Naomi Grix, 18, of Mifflinburg, is accused of stealing unspecified merchandise at 5:49 p.m.
A 15-year-old juvenile was accused of stealing two pairs of 2014 glasses at 8:16 p.m.
LEWISBURG - Ryan Setzer, 30, of Harrisburg, reported to state police at Milton that someone stole a wallet from his vehicle while it was parked at Big Lots in Kelly Township, Union County, between 5 and 6 p.m. Dec. 27. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 570-524-2662.