False reports

COAL TOWNSHIP - Erica Kenenitz, 24, of Mount Carmel, has been charged by Patrolman Joshua Wynn with unsworn falsification to authorities and false reports for providing to police verbal and written statements she knew to be false.

Kenenitz is accused of making a report to Coal Township police on April 4 and falsely implicated a person committing a violation against her minor child.

Trash accumulation

COAL TOWNSHIP - Patrolman Chris Lapotsky has cited James Dangler, 33, of 931 W. Pine St., Coal Township, for allowing waste and debris to accumulate on his property.

Public drunkenness

SHAMOKIN - Damian Ray Stout, 28, of 1116 Pulaski Ave., Coal Township, was cited by Patrolman Scott Weaver for public drunkenness relating to a disturbance at 10:50 p.m. April 11 in the 500 block of North Market Street.

Police said Stout attempted to rip out signs.

Retail theft

SHAMOKIN - Jocelyn Marie Sherman, 21, of 1109 W. Arch St., Apt. B, Coal Township, was cited by Patrolman Shane Mowery for retail theft for allegedly stealing $47.62 in merchandise from the Fun Shop on West Independence Street at 2:15 p.m. March 25.

Squeals tires

SHAMOKIN - Michael Deeter, 29, of 16 First St., P.O. Box 5, Wilburton, was cited by Patrolman Jarrod Scandle for disorderly conduct for allegedly squealing his tires for approximately 20 feet on Independence Street near Eighth Street at 2:10 a.m. Sunday.

Drug paraphernalia

SHAMOKIN - Patrolman Nathan Rhodes has charged Joseph Witkowski, 26, of 640 Chestnut St., Apt. 6, Kulpmont, with possession of drug paraphernalia relating to an April 8 incident in the first block of East Lincoln Street.

Police reported Witkowski had a hypodermic needle and spoon on his possession.

Criminal mischief

SHAMOKIN - Charges of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct were filed by Patrolman Raymond Siko II against Christian Luke Dawson, 19, of 10 N. Seventh St., Apt. 2, Shamokin.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III, Dawson is accused of throwing lit cigarettes on the carpeted porch of his neighbor, Sue Belles, of 14 N. Seventh St., on April 1.

Police said the cigarettes burned the carpet, causing approximately $400 damage.

Minors cited

GREGG TOWNSHIP - Two females, a 17-year-old from Mount Carmel and a 16-year-old from Quarryville, were cited for harassment after the two engaged in a fight, first verbal and then physical, at the White Deer Run Treatment Center, in this Union County township, at 7:20 p.m. Sunday.

ID theft

SUNBURY - George Kahler, 49, of Captain Bloom Road, Sunbury, told state police at Stonington someone acquired his Social Security number and used it to file a federal tax return at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Purse stolen

UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - Sharon Harlos, 52, Sunbury, told state police at Stonington someone removed her purse from her vehicle while it was parked along Clay Pond Road between 4:30 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to contact state police at 286-5601.