Police Blotter: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Harassment by prisoner
COAL TOWNSHIP - State police at Stonington have charged an inmate with aggravated harassment by a prison after an incident at SCI-Coal Township at 8:39 p.m. March 6.
Police said an inmate, described in a press release as a black male, threw or tossed a liquid substance on correctional officer Damien Kratz while he was performing a security round at the prison. The investigation remains open while the liquid is being tested.
SHAMOKIN - Todd Hummel, 46, of 124 E. Chestnut St., was cited by city police for disorderly conduct and harassment after allegedly punching Eric Carmen, 20, of Shamokin, and threatening him, using obscentities on a public street at 5:01 p.m. Saturday in the area of Independence and Ninth streets. The citations were filed by Shamokin City Police Cpl. Darwin Tobias III.
SNYDERTOWN - State police at Stonington continue to investigate an incident of child endangerment that occurred at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Kampco, 1405 Snydertown Road, Upper Augusta Township.
Police were called to the scene on a report of an unattended four-year-old walking on Snydertown Road. Prior to police arriving, the child was picked up by an unknown person, and later found at his parents' residence.
A preliminary investigation showed that one of the parents drove to a set of storage units near Kampco and had accidently locked the child and the keys in the vehicle. The child was then left unattended while the parent talked to their residence near Oaklyn, and while the parent was gone, the child got out of the car and began walking on Snydertown Road.
SHAMOKIN - City police cited two juveniles for retail theft in separate incidents involving the Dollar General store on Independence Street.
Cpl. Darwin Tobias III cited a 14-year-old Coal Township male after he allegedly stole a $2 item from the store at 8:17 p.m. March 6.
A 16-year-old Shamokin male was cited by Patrolman William Zalinski after allegedly taking $1.26 worth of candy from the story at 2:29 p.m. on Feb. 18.
SHAMOKIN - Alicia N. Bordner, 21, of 715 N. Vine St., Shamokin, waived to court two counts of possession with intent to deliver morphine, possession of a counterfeit substance by an unauthorized person, possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal use of certain solvents, criminal conspiracy and criminal use of a communication facility.
The charges filed by Patrolman Raymond Siko II relate to a Nov. 21 incident in Shamokin.
SUNBURY - City police are actively investigating multiple assaults involving juveniles during the past several weeks before, during and after school hours near Shikellamy Middle/High School.
Police said school district officials, concerned citizens and multiple parents have cooperated throughout the investigation. Officers have utilized videos posted on Facebook, YouTube, as well as SMS Texting, eyewitnesses and other sources during the probe.
Multiple arrests are pending for conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. Charges also are pending for juveniles promoting viral videos of the damaging events.
Police reported they are strongly promoting all initiatives to mitigate any bullying and fighting among youths.
Anyone with relevant information about the incidents should call Cpl. Jamie Quinn at 286-4584.