COAL TOWNSHIP — Cpl. Joshua Wynn has charged Peter Pereira, 23, of 118 N. Poplar St., Coal Township, with two counts each of simple assault and harassment involving a disturbance at his home Monday afternoon.
Pereira is accused of striking his girlfriend, Carrie Phillips, 26, and her mother, Debbie Phillips, 50, both of 118 N. Poplar St., in the head, causing injury to both victims. He also allegedly grabbed Debbie Phillips and choked her.
Police said the altercations occurred at about 2:40 p.m. during a struggle over a child.
A detainer was issued for Pereira by Northumberland County Adult Probation Department and he was incarcerated at Centre County Prison, Bellefonte.
SHAMOKIN — Two Shamokin men have been charged with open lewdness, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness relating to a sexual act observed by police at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday at Claude Kehler Community Park on Arch Street.
Cpl. Bryan Primerano charged Daniel Lee Stevens, 53, of 828 N. Sixth St., and James Zablosky, 46, of 53 N. Second St., in connection with the incident involving Zablosky performing a sexual act on Stevens near a concession stand at the park.
MOUNT CARMEL — Peter J. Bridy, 34, of 713 Scott St., Kulpmont, was charged by Cpl. David Donkochik with two counts of altering a registration plate and one count each of fraudulent use of a registration plate, driving under suspension and unauthorized transfer or use of a registration plate.
Police said the charges relate to Dec. 27 incident in the 200 block of East Water Street.
RALPHO TOWNSHIP — Patrolman Matthew Filarski has charged Thomas Dale Brokenshire, 46, of 31 E. Avenue, Mount Carmel, with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under suspension, fraudulent use or removal of a registration plate, driving without insurance, restrictions on alcoholic beverages, driving a vehicle without official inspection and driving with an expired registration.
The charges involve a Nov. 3 vehicle stop at the intersection of Route 54 and Sharpe Ridge Road.
Police said Brokenshire refused to submit to a blood test.