3 charged with burglarizing cabins at Pine Creek

ENGLISH CENTER — Two men and a woman, all of Lock Haven, face numerous charges for allegedly breaking into several cabins last year near here in Pine Township, according to state police.

Casey Scott Nicodemus, 29, and Estee Rose Fritz, 24, both face seven counts each of burglary and felony trespassing, two counts each of theft and receiving stolen property, and one count of criminal mischief and conspiracy.

Matthew Keith Dennison, 27, has been charged with the same offenses except that the number of felony trespassing counts was only five, police said.

Nicodemus faces an additional charge of illegal possession of a firearm.

The three are accused of breaking into cabins in the 600, 700 and 800 blocks of Carson Road as well as a property in the 8600 block of Little Pine Creek Road between March 20 and April 2, 2016, according to court records.

Among the items taken from the cabins were firearms, fishing equipment, DVDs, clothing, alcohol, firewood and a tree stand, police said. Those who owned the burglarized cabins were: Robert Jackson, James Sheaffer, Sherry Powl, Thomas Noter, James Miller, Christopher Messner and Karen Grieco, police said.

Following their arraignments before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Dennison was free on $50,000 bail and Fritz was released on $35,000 bail while Nicodemus was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail.