15 people charged for various crimes
Fifteen people have been charged with various criminal offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the police departments involved were:
• Lance C. Baker, 33, of 110 Reynolds Road, Linden; state police; strangulation, simple assault and harassment for allegedly putting Cassondra Mercury in a headlock, throwing her to the ground and choking her in their home last Friday; initially jailed, but now free on $10,000 bail.
• Daniel L. Shank, 42, of 1507 High St.; city police; possession with intent to deliver two oxycodone tablets and related offenses at High Street and Park Avenue on June 28; jailed in lieu of $95,000 bail.
• Jennifer Claherty, 40, 329 Union Ave.; city police; endangering the welfare of child, DUI following an incident in the 300 block of River Avenue in Loyalsock Township when she was found unresponsive behind the wheel of a car with the engine running on June 14; a 2-year-old child was in the vehicle at the time; jailed in lieu of $10,000 bail.
• William S. Finkler, 18, of 992 Green Valley Road, Hughesville; Hughesville police; possession of marijuana and related offenses in the 300 block of South Second Street on June 10; released on $50,000 bail.
• Clyde Douglas Thompson, 23, of 633 Harriman Road, Unityville; Hughesville police; possession with intent to deliver 11 grams of marijuana at 180 S. Third St. on June 6; free on $50,000 bail.
• Susan Prah Williams, 49, of Watsontown; Montgomery police; DUI at Fifth and Broad streets on May 20; sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
• Byron M. Martinez, 38, of 641 Fourth Ave.; city police; possession with intent to deliver 170 grams of crack cocaine, possession of five oxycodone and possession of drug paraphernalia at his home on May 17; jailed in lieu of $75,000 bail.
• Caleb A. Lazorka, 18, of 807 Brandon Ave.; city police; criminal mischief for allegedly smashing the back window to Ethan Cartwright’s car by jumping on the vehicle and causing $1,200 damage in the 1400 block of West Fourth Street on April 14; bench warrant was expected to be filed for his arrest after he recently failed to appear for a preliminary hearing
• Matthew James Palladino, 27, of 1236 Memorial Ave.; city police; DUI, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 600 block of Wildwood Boulevard on April 10; a bench warrant for his arrest was expected to be filed after he recently failed to appear for a preliminary hearing.
• Charmaine D. Davis, 28, of 644 First Ave.; city police; DUI in the 800 block of Ward Street on March 26; released on $2,500 bail.
• Michael J. Vivian Jr., 34, of Mount Pleasant; city police; DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a suspended license following a crash in the 900 block of High Street on March 20; this was his second DUI arrest; a bench warrant was filed after he recently failed to appear for preliminary hearing.
• Ikeem Fogan, 20, of 1634 Randall Circle; city police; shoplifting, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia following an incident at Wegman’s, 201 William St., when he was caught allegedly fleeing with $12 worth of merchandise on March 12; jailed in lieu of $2,500 bail.
• Dyllyn Laird, 20, of 751 Ruben Kehrer Road, Muncy; Montgomery police; felony forgery and false identification to law enforcement for allegedly identifying himself using his brother’s name and forging his brother’s signature on “a traffic citation at Montgomery Street and Thomas Avenue on Feb. 3; released on $10,000 bail.
• Jacob E. Shoup, 32, of 889 Caldwell Road, Trout Run; Lycoming County detective; possession of a prohibitive offensive weapon for allegedly having a shotgun with a barrel that was less than 18 inches long at his home in late January; released on $1,500 bail.
• Denny Fernandez-Molina, 43, of Milton; state police; receiving stolen property; allegedly had in his possession small bundles of stolen aluminum in the city in late October in 2014; the aluminum belonged to Phillips Electric and stolen from a work site in Northumberland County; initially jailed, but released on $15,000 bail.