Police Blotter: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Theft by deception
MONROE TOWNSHIP - Kyle Donovan Morris, 20, and Bobbi Lynn Deivert, 21, both of Sunbury, were charged by state police at Selinsgrove with theft by deception and related offenses involving incidents that occurred at Walmart between April 21 and June 2.
Police said Morris and Deivert were involved in multiple theft transactions in which they took items off the shelf and returned them at the customer service desk without paying for them.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Patrolman Matthew Hashuga has cited three people for retail theft relating to incidents at Walmart Supercenter.
Taralese Mallory, 23, of Shamokin, was charged with stealing $150 worth of merchandise May 24.
Nicole L. Guise, 24, of Marion Heights, was cited for stealing $35 worth of merchandise June 10.
Aaron M. Bixler, 24, of Shamokin, was cited for stealing $80 worth of merchandise June 12.
SHAMOKIN - Matthew Alan Chambers, 32, of 624 N. Third St., Sunbury, pleaded guilty Tuesday to criminal mischief and disorderly conduct and was ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay $400 in fines plus costs, make restitution totaling $850 and placed on two years probation.
Two counts of theft by unlawful taking were withdrawn.
Chambers was charged by Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. George Ritchey with stealing wiring, copper, a heavy piece of metal and a heavy metal bar from an unoccupied residence along Dogwood Lane in Shamokin Township Aug. 3, 2012. He also is accused of causing damage at the property.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Justine L. Therrien, 27, of 211 S. Market St., Mount Carmel, was charged by Patrolman Matthew Hashuga with retail theft for allegedly stealing $130 worth of merchandise from Walmart along Route 61 Feb. 10.
COAL TOWNSHIP - Patrolman Matthew Hashuga has charged Jenna L. Schickley, 25, of 921 N. Washington St., Shamokin, with retail theft for allegedly removing $940.06 in merchandise from Walmart between April 16 and June 13.
SHAMOKIN - Tracey L. Carmen, 35, of 310 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty Tuesday to disorderly conduct and was ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on supervised probation for one year.
Additional charges of harassment and failure of disorderly persons to disperse were withdrawn.
Carmen was charged by Shamokin Patrolman William Zalinski in connection with a June 18 disturbance at 18 S. Market St.
SHAMOKIN - Adam L. Moore, 29, of 229 W. Sunbury St., Shamokin, pleaded guilty Tuesday to disorderly conduct and was ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on supervised probation for one year.
Moore was charged by Shamokin Police Chief Darwin Tobias III with causing a disturbance outside his residence May 9 by attempting to fight with another male and chasing people with a board. Moore also is accused of smashing items inside 233 W. Sunbury St.
SHAMOKIN - Aidan Fritchey, 9, of 17 E. Church St., Shamokin, suffered a scrape on his right shin Tuesday afternoon when a bicycle he was riding struck a 2009 Hyundai at the intersection of North Shamokin and Spurzheim streets.
Patrolman William Miner, who investigated the 1:15 p.m. accident, said Martha Miller, 48, of 34 N. Franklin St., Shamokin, was driving east on Spurzheim Street and was almost at a complete stop at the intersection when Fritchey rode the bike in front of her. Police said a pedal on the bike struck the front bumper of the auto, causing Fritchey to fall and scrape his shin.
Fritchey was treated at the scene by personnel from AREA Services Ambulance.
MOUNT CARMEL - Lawerance Eric Pfaff, 54, of 216 S. Chestnut St., Mount Carmel, was charged by Patrolman Matthew Dillman with two counts of harassment in connection with a June 8 disturbance at 211 S. Chestnut St.
Police reported Pfaff made three lewd, lascivious and threatening calls to Diane Ruskuski between 11:46 and 11:59 p.m.
KULPMONT - Charges of burglary, criminal trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts each of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property were filed by Patrolman Patrick McAndrew against Eric John Janoka, 34, of 622 Scott St., Kulpmont.
According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Hugh Jones, Janoka is accused of breaking into the apartment of Steven Minucci and Julia Breland, of 622 Scott St., Apt. A, and stealing PlayStation systems, games, computer equipment and notary equipment. Police said numerous drug paraphernalia including spoons with a white substance, hypodermic needles, utility blades and wax paper were found in Janoka's apartment.
MOUNT CARMEL - Lt. Christopher Buhay has charged Todd Alan Daldos, 45, of 143 S. Locust St., Mount Carmel, with misbranding a controlled substance and possessing 23 tablets of Tramadol relating to a May 9 incident at his residence.
MOUNT CARMEL - Chief of Police Todd Owens has charged James A. Madison, 41, of 135 Clermont St., Marion Heights, with eight counts of possession of drug paraphernalia involving a May 3 incident at his home.
Police said seven glass smoking pipes and one metal smoking pipe were found in Madison's possession.