Found dog

STONINGTON - Pennsylvania State Police found a large brown/red boxer/boxer mix dog wandering on Route 61 at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday. Anyone who lost a similar dog is asked to contact police at 570-286-5601.

Disorderly conduct

SHAMOKIN - Jason O'Hara, 40, of 426 W. Mulberry St., Shamokin, was cited for retail theft and disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred at 3:38 p.m. Monday, July 7, at Weis Markets, Shamokin.

According to city police, O'Hara alarmed patrons by yelling to "bring me small children" while trying to eat frozen meat. Additionally, he took a patron's cart, moved items, yelled at people and ordered lunch meat that he did not take. He opened chicken and whipped cream, making them unavailable for resale and did not pay for them.

Underage drinking

SHAMOKIN - Three people were arrested for the purchase, consumption, possession or transportation of alcoholic beverages for an incident that occurred at 12:51 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, at Third and Pine Streets, Shamokin.

City police said preliminary breath tests revealed Hayla Orme, 18, of 13 Gold St., Shamokin, had a blood alcohol content of .129 and Brody Young, 19, of 1637 E. Webster St., Coal Township, had a blood alcohol content of .102. A 17-year-old Shamokin girl was riding in a vehicle that was transporting alcohol.

Drug paraphernalia

COAL TOWNSHIP - Jeffrey L. Smith, 25, of 1429 W. Pine St., Coal Township, was cited with a misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia for an incident that occurred on July 3.

Patrolman Matthew Henrich of the Coal Township police department said he arrived at Smith's house for an overdose call to find Smith lying on a mattress and having difficulty breathing. While emergency medical personnel were attending to Smith, he noticed a blue wax package commonly used to package heroin located on the garage floor. He also found several cigarette boxes laying on the garage floor containing additional blue wax packages. Smith admitted he was the owner of the packages.

Henrich attempted to locate the needle used prior to the overdose, and Smith said it was located under the cushion of a green chair he was sitting on. Henrich lifted the cushion and found three syringes commonly used to inject heroin, additional blue wax packages and an empty box of cigarettes. Smith admitted to owning these items.

A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 19.

Theft

SHAMOKIN - Jerry Adrey Jr., 44, of 536 South St., Mahanoy City, was cited with a misdemeanor count of theft by unlawful taking for an incident June 24 in the 500 block of North Shamokin Street.

City police said two suspicious males were reported to be tampering with a soda machine. The caller who reported the incident videotaped the incident, which showed one of the males opening the soda machine and rummaging through it. After the caller confronted the males, they fled on foot toward Independence Street.

The caller then saw one of the males, whom he identified as the one who opened the soda machine, walking north on Shamokin Street and eating an ice pop. The suspect entered a blue Volkswagen Jetta, which the caller photographed with the license plate visible. The caller said the males may have visited a food mart.

Police obtained video surveillance of the food mart, and the caller identified the male as the same man who tampered with the soda machine. Police used the plate number of the Jetta to identify its owner as Adrey, and matched him to the surveillance video. The operator of the machine said it had at least $50 in it at the time of the theft.

A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12.

Throwing boards with nails at cars

SHAMOKIN - Shawn Jeremy Wondoloski, 38, of 450 S. Shamokin St., Shamokin, was charged with misdemeanor counts of propulsion of missiles from overpasses or bridges, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct for an incident occurring at 308 S. Shamokin St. June 23.

City police said a victim saw Wondoloski throw a board containing exposed nails into the path of vehicles. One such board was struck by the victim's front driver side tire, causing damage to the tire and causing the tire to deflate.

Wondoloski admitted to throwing the board in front of the victim's car and said it was because he is "sick and tired of the vehicles driving fast in the area of his house." He told police there is nothing done about vehicles driving fast in the neighborhood so he had taken matters into his own hands, and that he will do the same thing again if he has to.

A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12.

DUI

SHAMOKIN - Darnel Roque, 33, of 813 E. Dewart St., Shamokin, was cited with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence and summary offenses of driving without insurance and careless driving for an incident June 16 in the 100 block of South Market Street.

City police found Roque standing at the rear of his black sports car, which witness saw strike three parked vehicles. Roque said he only had one or two drinks that day. Police said Roque smelled of alcohol and his eyes were bloodshot and glassy. A blood test revealed a blood alcohol content of .057 as well as the presence of marijuana.

A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 19.

Child endangerment

SHAMOKIN - James Williams Jr., 50, of 2140 Fairview Rd., Unityville, was charged with a felony count of endangering the welfare of a child, two summary offenses of driving under the influence and one summary offense of driving with a license suspended by a DUI for an incident occurring June 18 at 714 N. Cherry St.

City police said Williams was driving a red van with a small child in the back seat. Williams smelled of alcohol and displayed signs of intoxication. A blood test revealed a blood alcohol content of .261.

A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 19.

Drug possession

COAL TOWNSHIP - Robert M. Rickert II, 24, of 1645 Tioga St., Coal Township, was charged June 17 with one felony count of possessing a controlled substance with the intent of delivering it and one misdemeanor count of possessing a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

Coal Township police said Rickert visited his probation officer for his last urine test before being taken off house arrest. He arrived at the office with a condom full of urine, which burst. He then told the probation officer drug tests would show he had ingested Spice. A search of Rickert's vehicle returned two green Spice packets.

The probation officer then searched Rickert's home and discovered a green digital camouflage backpack marked "US" with a black plastic bag containing clear plastic baggies and more of the same green plastic Spice packets, as well as an orange HMDX case containing heroin packets with additional paraphernalia such as empty wrappers and scales.

Rickert was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III July 7 and bail was set at $1,000 cash. A preliminary hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Coal Township police said Rickert told a probation officer June 17 that he sold Spice to Sonya M. Wyland, 30, of 114 Second St., Ranshaw, who was also on probation. When the probation officer visited Wyland, she said she did not possess any of the drug and that she would test clean. She then tested positive for Spice and cocaine.

The police officer located five empty Spice packets in a jacket pocket, as well as empty packets and a scale in the drawer of a filing cabinet. Wyland said the items were old and that there were additional packets of Spice behind the white dresser in her bedroom. A fast food meal bag with 27 packets of Spice was found in this location.

Wyland was charged with one felony count of possessing a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possessing drug paraphernalia. She was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III July 7 and remanded to Northumberland County Prison. Bail was set at $1,000 cash. A preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Theft

COAL TOWNSHIP - Nadine Swank, 23, of 246 S. Coal St., Shamokin, was charged with one felony count of theft of property.

Coal Township police said Christa Komara said she left three rings, valued at $2,696.99 when purchased in 2000 and 2001, at the Cliff Street Tanning beds in September 2013. A man contacted Komara and said he was with Swank when she discovered the rings and when she pawned them at Jasmine-Aire Boutique, Sunbury.

Ken Romberger, owner of Jasmine-Aire Boutique, said Swank pawned the rings April 23 for $170. Romberger still had two of the rings, which were brought to the station and given to Komara. Swank told police she kept the rings for some time before pawning them.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.

DUI, drugs

SHAMOKIN - Ross Edward Hein, 53, of 1010 N. Pearl St., Shamokin, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence, one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia and summary offenses of driving with a suspended license, driving without registration, driving uninsured, driving without inspection, failure to obey stop signs and careless driving for an incident occurring at 7 p.m. May 31 at the intersection of Liberty and Water streets.

City police said Hein struck another vehicle with his Jeep when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Inside his vehicle was a case of beer; Hein denied he had been drinking. Officers smelled marijuana emanating from Hein's vehicle, and Hein admitted to smoking marijuana. The officers located a small amount of marijuana and a pipe in the vehicle. A blood test detected marijuana in Hein's bloodstream.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 12 before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III.

Two-vehicle crash

MONROE TOWNSHIP - No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 6:51 p.m. Sunday on Route 15 South near the entrance to Line Road.

State police at Selinsgrove report a 2010 Nissan Maxima, driven by Stephen J. Petrina, 68, of Harrisburg, and a 2006 Toyota Tacoma, driven by William H. Amig, 69, of Elysburg, were traveling south in the right lane when Amig slowed down for traffic in front of him. Police say Petrina failed to slow down and struck the rear of Amig's vehicle.

No one was hurt in the crash, and police cited Petrina for failure to drive a vehicle at a safe speed.