SHAMOKIN — Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III dismissed charges against three defendants during preliminary hearings Nov. 26 when the alleged victims refused to testify.

Charges of simple assault and harassment filed by Shamokin Cpl. Bryan Primerano against Stephen Phillip Jr., 31, of 724 E. Commerce St., Shamokin, were dismissed when Phillip’s wife, Emeline Santiago, refused to testify.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.