Coal Township man arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

Anthony Zarski is led to a patrol car by Coal Township Detective Matthew Hashuga, left, and Shamokin Patrolman William Zalinski, right, outside of the Coal Township Police Department en route to Northumberland County Jail Friday morning. Zarski was arraigned by Shamokin District Judge John Gembic on felony sexual assault charges.

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 71-year-old Coal Township man was arrested Friday on allegations that he molested four preteen girls during incidents at his home over the past 14 years.

Anthony E. Zarski, of 1006 W. Wood St., Coal Township, faces charges of aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors in relation to incidents alleged to have occurred at his residence during the summer of 2005 through July 2019.

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