Domestic assault

SHAMOKIN - A 20-year-old Shamokin man remained jailed Monday in Northumberland County Prison, Sunbury, after he allegedly punched a woman inside his home Saturday night.

Glen Alan Shurock Jr., of 15 N. Diamond St., was engaged in a domestic dispute with the woman between 10 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday when he allegedly grabbed her, smacked her in the face and then punched her in the eye, according to court papers.

The woman suffered swelling and discoloration to her left eye. She told police she was holding a baby at the time of the alleged assault.

Shurock is charged by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle with misdemeanors of simple assault and harassment and a summary count of underage drinking.

He was arraigned at 1:45 a.m. Sunday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III and jailed on $15,000 straight bail. A preliminary hearing is set for May 28.

Patrolman Scott Weaver assisted at the scene.

Burglary charge

SHAMOKIN - A 19-year-old Trevorton man is accused of robbing and ransacking a city home overnight Saturday.

Tyler Smith, of 421 W. Market St., was arrested on a felony burglary charge hours after he was cited by city police with retail theft in an unrelated incident.

Police say Smith confessed to breaking into Eric Ginck's home at 108 Elm St., gaining access to a window by standing on an orange container atop a blue barrel. Once inside, he allegedly ransacked the house, causing thousands of dollars in damage before leaving with a TV and a portable DVD player.

Smith told police he took the TV to a local pawn shop after hours, and in attempting to leave it behind on a dresser outside the shop, it fell to the ground and smashed, according to court papers. The DVD player was found inside his backpack after he fled the scene of a disturbance Saturday at 10 N. Seventh St. Officers eventually made contact with Smith and took him into custody at 1782 Wabash St., Coal Township.

Smith is charged by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle with felony burglary and misdemeanor loitering and prowling at night. He was arraigned at 1:45 a.m. Sunday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III. He remained in Northumberland County Prison on Monday in lieu of $12,000 straight bail.

A preliminary hearing is set for May 28.

In the unrelated incident, Smith is accused by Scandle of stealing three cans of beef jerky and one pack of Slim Jims from the Lincoln Street Turkey Hill about 12:37 a.m. Saturday.

Punched in face

SHAMOKIN - A 40-year-old Shamokin man faces multiple charges after allegedly punching a woman in the face during an argument at Race and Franklin streets on March 30.

Paul Joseph Delbo Jr., of 43 N. Marshall St., is charged by Patrolman William Zalinski with simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment.

The victim told police she and Delbo were outdoors when he struck her in the face after 11 p.m. and then fled the scene. She fled, too, and sought treatment at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital. She said she suffered a broken nose and reported the alleged assault the next day.

Delbo was arraigned at 10 a.m. Monday by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III and was released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

A preliminary hearing is set for May 28.

Underage drinking

SHAMOKIN - Joseph Miscavage IV, 19, of 244 W. Sunbury St., Shamokin, was cited by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle for underage drinking for an incident at 12:37 a.m. Saturday at Seventh and Arch streets.

Driver cited

SHAMOKIN - Brandon Franzyshen, 22, of 2 W. Lincoln St., Apt. 1, Shamokin, was cited by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle for driving with a suspended license for an incident at 8 p.m. Friday at Lincoln and Eighth streets.

Curfew violation

SHAMOKIN - Two city girls, 14 years old and 13 years old, were cited by Cpl. Darwin Tobias III for breaking curfew after the officer encountered the pair shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday at Lincoln and Eighth streets.

They were released into the custody of an adult.

The city's curfew is 11 p.m. for minors.


SHAMOKIN - Diane Ruth Feese, 50, of 540B Edison Ave., Sunbury, was cited by Cpl. Jarrod Scandle with two counts of harassment for allegedly striking two people inside Quinny's Pub, 302 S. Market St., after she was asked to leave the bar about 9:14 p.m. May 1.

Retail theft

MONROE TOWNSHIP - Jason M. Bills, 24, of Coal Township, was charged with retail theft by state police at Selinsgrove after allegedly placing multiple amounts of kitchenware products in a shopping cart and attempting to leave without paying for them at 3:58 p.m. Friday. The total amount of merchandise taken was $104.83.

The charge was filed with Magisterial District Judge John H. Reed, of Selinsgrove.

Liquor violation

SHAMOKIN - Rob's Good Time Grill, 100 S. Market St., was cited Thursday by state police's Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for a liquor law violation for alleged past incidents.

State police say a minor was served alcohol at Rob's on Dec. 18 and Jan. 15.