COAL TOWNSHIP — A convicted felon from Coal Township was taken into custody Friday afternoon on a warrant and charged with illegally owning a 12-gauge shotgun found at his residence Feb. 4.

Craig Smallwood, 30, of 1228 Pulaski Ave., was arraigned Saturday morning via video by on-call Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III for possessing a firearm while being a convicted felon. He was initially committed to Northumberland County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail, but later posted bail and was released.

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