Police: Man admits to stealing from impounded vehicles
A resident of the city's Newberry neighborhood has been arrested on charges of allegedly stealing items from vehicles at the city police department's impound lot in the 1700 block of West Third Street, according to court records filed at the office of District Judge James Carn.
Kevin Greninger, 30, of 2212 Lincoln St., faces three counts each of theft from motor vehicle, criminal trespassing and one count of criminal mischief. Police said he has admitted to unlawfully entering several vehicles at the lot between May 23 and May 25. The area is locked and secured, and police did not disclose how Greninger had access to the vehicles.
Arraigned before District Judge Jon E. Kemp, Greninger is free on $10,000 bail.
Alleged attempt to steal metal ends in charges
Two men face theft and receiving stolen property charges after South Williamsport Highway Superintendent William Webb caught them allegedly stealing scrap metal from the recycling bins at the borough's recycling center on Front Street on April 25, borough police said.
Stephen P. Spooner, 32, of 427 Louisa St., and Scott S. Schenck Jr., 24, 318 Brandon Ave., were arraigned last week before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman and released on $2,500 bail each.