Police Blotter: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Sales to drunk patrons
SHAMOKIN - Snapper's, 501 N. Shamokin St., Shamokin, was cited May 29 by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for selling or furnishing liquor and/or malt or brewed beverages to visibly intoxicated persons, allowing smoking in a public place where smoking is prohibited and failing to post signage as required by the Clean Indoor Air Act.
Police said the violations occurred various times during the past year.
COAL TOWNSHIP - No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 7:11 p.m. at Arch and Maple Streets.
Township police report a 2013 BMW, driven by Juanita Mudry, 57, of 1088 Mountain Road, Paxinos, was attempting to pull out from the stop sign on Arch Street when she struck a 1998 Chevrolet vehicle, driven by Alexandria Zerbe, 19, of 1101 E. Webster St., Coal Township, while Zerbe's vehicle was traveling west on Arch Street.
Mudry's vehicle sustained minor damage to the front bumper of her vehicle, while Zerbe had minor damage to the passenger side doors.
Neither driver nor Mudry's passenger, Amy Mudry, 34, of Mount Carmel, were hurt.
LOWER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - A 45-year-old male was charged with harassment after an incident at 6:27 p.m. Monday on Hallowing Run Road.
State police at Stonington report the male shoved a 37-year-old female away from a vehicle and twisted her arm.
A charge of harassment was filed with Magisterial District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum, of Sunbury. State police did not release the identity of the accused or the victim because the incident was of a domestic nature.
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - A driver was uninjured in a one-vehicle crash at 11:12 p.m. Monday in the area of 473 Renns Road.
State police at Stonington report that a 2007 Kia, driven by Daniel Severn Jr., 17, of 823 Renns Road, Sunbury, was traveling east along Renns Road when the vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment and rolled over onto its roof.
Severn was uninjured in the crash, but the vehicle had to be towed from the scene. Assisting police on scene were members of the Upper Augusta Township Fire Department.
SHAMOKIN - Kegan D. Polastre, 22, of 1830 Maple Ave., Coal Township, was charged by Trooper Justin Rosboschil of state police at Stonington with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving, restriction on alcoholic beverages, driving without headlights and failing to wear a seat belt.
The charges relate to an incident shortly before 1 a.m. May 17 at the intersection of East Lincoln and Liberty streets.
Police reported Polastre had a blood-alcohol content of .080 percent.
SHAMOKIN - Zachary D. Zablosky, 29, of Shamokin, pleaded to possession of drug paraphernalia Tuesday and was ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay a $300 fine plus costs and spend three days in Northumberland County Prison beginning June 13.
The charge filed by Trooper Daniel Wilk of state police at Stonington relates to a non-reportable accident Feb. 2 on Route 61 south of Durdach Bros. Inc.
SHAMOKIN - Frank M. Bogus, 53, of 1011 W. Spruce St., Coal Township, was taken into custody in Snyder County on a warrant for offenses committed in Shamokin in late April.
Bogus was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III on charges of stalking, disorderly conduct, terroristic threats and two counts of harassment involving April 21 incidents, a week after he was released from Northumberland County Prison. He was recommitted to the county jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail.
According to a criminal complaint filed by Patrolman Raymond Siko II, Amy McCabe told police April 21 that Bogus had been following her on several occasions since April 18. While she was crossing Independence Street near Rite Aid Pharmacy, McCabe said she was approached by Bogus, who began calling her lewd names and cursing.
Elaine Wysock told police she witnessed Bogus tormenting children. When the children told Bogus they were going to call their dad, Bogus pointed a finger like a pistol and stated, "Go ahead. I'll shoot him."
Wysock said Bogus told her he would take her to a place where nobody would ever find her.
Willie Schartiger informed police that Bogus made a lewd gesture at him and threatened to kill him while cursing. Schartiger said Bogus then grabbed his crotch area and began shaking his penis at him.
Bike hits car
SHAMOKIN - A 13-year-old girl was taken to an area hospital after colliding with a car while riding her bicycle Monday.
The girl was riding north on Seventh Street when she went through a stop sign. She collided with a red Mustang driven by Savanah Kruskie, of Shamokin, who was traveling west on Montgomery Street.
Shamokin Patrolman Shane Mowery, who responded to the scene, said the girl had several abrasions and was transported via ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The girl was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.