Assault

COAL TOWNSHIP — Rhonda Zagata, 42, of 843 W. Wood St., was charged by Patrolman Chris Lapotsky with simple assault and harassment relating to a disturbance at her residence at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police reported Zagata was involved in a physical altercation with Joshua Peregrin, 36, of the same address, who suffered a back injury.

Zagata was taken into custody and arraigned before Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III. She was released on unsecured bail.

Hit and run

COAL TOWNSHIP — Ashley Long, 30, of 1392 Montgomery Road, Paxinos, reported that her 2019 White Honda Civic was damaged in a hit-and-run accident while parked in the Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital parking lot, resulting in minor front end damage. The incident occurred between 6:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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