Babysitter charged

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — Patrolman Daniel Politza charged Whitney Mae Bostian, 27, of 951 Pine St., Kulpmont, with theft and receiving stolen property.

Police said Bostian is accused of stealing an iPhone 8, Nintendo Wii game system, an HP laptop and PlayStation controller valued at $1,161.01 from the residence of Ashley White, of 130 W. Saylor St., Atlas, while Bostian was babysitting White’s children on June 22.

Fencing stolen

MOUNT CARMEL — Patrolman Kevin Katch charged Joseph W. Picklo, 57, of 228 E. Second St., Mount Carmel, with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing 18 tension bars, a 4-foot chain-link gate and a large roll of chain-link fencing owned by Mommy and Me Rescue, 610 E. Fifth St., Mount Carmel.

Police said the theft occurred May 29.

Drug charges

MOUNT CARMEL — Damian Dallabrida, 29, of 922 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, was charged by Patrolman Joseph Hahn with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under suspension, driving without a license, operating a vehicle following the suspension of registration, driving without insurance and driving without registration and certificate of title.

The charges relate to a June 20 traffic stop in the 100 block of West Second Street.

Paint on vehicle

MOUNT CARMEL — David Joseph Pearson, 38, of 217 E. Avenue., Mount Carmel, was charged by Patrolman Justin Stelma with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Police reported Pearson is accused of painting a derogatory word several times on a vehicle owned by his ex-girlfriend, Zhenya Stump.

Police said the criminal mischief occurred between 11 p.m. July 7 and 7 a.m. July 8 in the 300 block of West Fourth Street and resulted in approximately $500 in damage.

Drug paraphernalia

MOUNT CARMEL — Cajun Sweitzer, 30, of 528 W. Second St., Mount Carmel, was charged by Chief of Police Chris Buhay with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police reported Sweitzer was found with two syringes, rubber bands, waxpaper packets and a metal spoon upon being taken into custody on an arrest warrant from Northumberland County Adult Probation on July 15 at Third and Oak streets.

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