Photo on Facebook page leads to suspect
A man's photograph on a Facebook page helped a Kohl's security officer identify a suspect in a shoplifting case, according to city police.
Jose Michael Marshall, 19, of 813 Diamond St., was recorded on store video allegedly stealing $13 worth of merchandise from the business at 251 William St. about 2:30 p.m. July 7, police said.
Upon reviewing some pages on Facebook, a security officer was able to identify the man in the video, police said.
With already two shoplifting convictions, Marshall was arraigned last week before District Allen P. Page III on one felony count of shoplifting and committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail.
In another shoplifting case at the same store, Lisa Virginia Kudelin-Wilson, 43, of 631 Campbell St., has been charged with felony shoplifting and receiving stolen property after she was caught allegedly trying to steal $113 worth of merchandise on July 13.
Kudelin-Wilson, who has two prior shoplifting convictions, was arraigned hours later before District Judge James Carn and jailed in lieu of $12,500 bail.
Theft alleged in theft of game system
William Jamie Mundell III, 24, of 1503 Memorial Ave., has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a video game system and $50 from Beth DiParlo's home at 3731 Lycoming Creek Road on April 8, according to Old Lycoming Township police.
Following his arraignment earlier this month before District Judge James H. Sortman, Mundell was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $3,500 bail.
Man allegedly steals during 'service' time
TROUT RUN - While doing "community service" through the Lycoming County Probation Office at the Trout Run Volunteer Fire Co. on Route 14, Travis Gregory Lurch, 20, allegedly stole a portable radio and a cellphone from an ambulance on June 2, according to state police.
Lurch, of 190 Slacks Run Road, allegedly stole the items while he was cleaning one of the fire department's ambulances, police said. The items were recovered from his home three days later.
Charged with theft from a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property, Lurch has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge James H. Sortman.
Police allege assault involving child, 6
Jammee Alexander Devaughn, 25, of 627 Fourth Ave., has been charged with simple assault for allegedly grabbing a 6-year-old child around the neck and lifting him off the ground in the 400 block of Louisa Street on May 8, city police said.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Allen P. Page III, Devaughn was released on $1,500 bail.
Police: Woman took cash from counter
MONTGOMERY - Kelly S. Haupt, 42, of Watsontown, has been charged by borough police with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing an envelope that contained $200 from the counter top at the Uni-Mart, 62 S. Main St., on March 30.
The envelope belonged to off-duty store employee Joanne Farmer, who put it on the counter while she shopped in the store, police said. The store's video recorded the theft, police said.
Haupt has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jon E. Kemp.
Police drop assault, harassment charges
City police have dropped charges of simple assault and harassment against Nelson E. Coffin, 52, of 1618 High St., according to court records filed at the office of District Judge James Carn.
The charges stemmed from a disturbance in which Coffin allegedly punched his wife, Rhonda, and a second woman, Chelsy Askins, at his home on July 2.
Corruption involving alcohol alleged
Eric R. Jordan, 41, of 2030 Mosser Ave., has been charged by city police with corrupting the morals of a minor and furnishing alcohol to a 17-year-old girl at his home on May 28.
Following his arraignment last week before District Judge James Carn, he was released on $8,500 bail.
Police: 2 face assault, robbery charges
Two men face charges for allegedly assaulting and robbing a third man in the 1700 block of West Third Street about 7:45 p.m. on June 28.
Thomas Baney, 28, of 2229 W. Third St., and Jeffrey C. Kaelin, 23, of 658 Krouse Ave., are accused of punching Michael Lunkwitz in the face and robbing him of $100 and a $40 ticket to a festival, police said.
Baney and Kaelin have both been charged with robbery, simple assault, theft, receiving stolen property, conspiracy and harassment.
The two men were arraigned last week before District Judge James Carn and committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $28,500 bail each.
Man homeless, intoxicated locked up
A homeless intoxicated man was locked up after creating a disturbance at the Genesis House, a counseling center at 800 W. Fourth St., where he allegedly threatened to punch a woman after he was ordered to leave the premises about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, city police said.
Jamain Ryan Clipper, 31, arrived at the counseling center under the influence of "a cocktail of medications," police said.
Initially declared unfit for arraignment, Clipper was recommitted to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $12,500 bail following his arraignment Wednesday before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman on charges of public drunkenness, harassment and theft.
The theft charge stems from Clipper allegedly stealing a bicycle.