Drug paraphernalia

SHAMOKIN — Stephanie Ann Jeffery, 27, of 919 E. Sunbury St., Shamokin, was charged by Cpl. Bryan Primerano with possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct relating to an incident outside 126 E. Chestnut St. at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Police reported Jeffery possessed a syringe and plastic tube used to ingest methamphetamine.

Multiple charges

SHAMOKIN — Patrolman Brandon Cohick has charged Jenna Rusk, 30, of 15 N. Grant St., Shamokin, with retail theft, false reports, providing false identification to police, tampering with evidence and forgery.

Rusk is accused of stealing chocolate milk and a BIC lighter from Weis Markets and consuming a doughnut inside the store on May 29. Police said she also allegedly identified herself as Jett Rusk and a false date of birth, and submitted to fingerprinting under information belonging to Jett Rusk.

Simple assault

SHAMOKIN — Dwayne S. Lee, 25, of 14 N. Diamond St., Shamokin, was charged by Patrolman Shane Mowery with simple assault and harassment.

According to a criminal complaint filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III, Lee allegedly struck and shoved his live-in girlfriend, Melissa Rosado, at their home at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Rosado suffered injuries to her arm, leg and face and underwent emergency room treatment at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital.


COAL TOWNSHIP — Irvin F. Snyder III, 60, of 645 Mountain Road, Paxinos, was charged by Cpl. Joshua Wynn with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under suspension relating to an April 3 accident in the parking lot at Walmart Supercenter.

Police said Snyder had a blood-alcohol content of .232 percent.

Failure to comply with ordinance

COAL TOWNSHIP — Karen McElroy, 52, of 1444 Pulaski Ave., Coal Township, was charged by Cpl. Joshua Wynn with a misdemeanor of failing to comply with a township code ordinance.

Police said McElroy was convicted of summary violations more than three times pertaining to accumulation of waste in her rear yard and didn’t take any steps to correct the problem as her yard remains filled with various rubbish.

Drug charges

COAL TOWNSHIP — Edwin Concepcion, 19, an inmate at SCI-Coal Township, was charged by Trooper Kevin Kearney of state police at Stonington with possession of synthetic marijuana and contraband relating to an April 29 at the prison.

Police reported Concepcion’s girlfriend is accused of providing him with multiple balloons containing synthetic marijuana during a visit to the prison.

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