Man returned here to faces robbery charges
An inmate the Berks County Prison was brought back here last week to face charges of attempting to rob another man in Loyalsock Township during the early morning hours of Dec. 28, state police said.
Michael Patrick Smith, 31, is alleged to have pulled a gun on Adolph Cillo at Cillo's front door at 1857 Log Run Road, police said.
The startled victim ran back into the house and locked the door, police said.
Smith, who had no address except the prison, was arraigned before District Judge James H. Sortman on charges of robbery, theft, simple assault, possession of an instrument of crime and convicted felon not to possess a firearm. He was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.
One alleged bad deed leads to another
PENNSDALE - A city woman nabbed allegedly trying to steal $134 worth of merchandise from Sears at the Lycoming Mall also had in her possession $125 worth of stolen goods from J.C. Penney, also at the mall, according to Muncy Township police.
Michelle Nicole Huey, 32, of 925 Ellinger St., faces two counts each of misdemeanor shoplifting and receiving stolen property after she was caught on Oct. 3, police said. She has been sent a summons to appear before District Jon E. Kemp.
Firearm charge filed
A city man has been charged with carrying a firearm without a license after state police stopped his vehicle on Interstate 180 in Loyalsock Township about 2 p.m. on Sept. 11.
A trooper stopped the car driven by Ross Sebastian Weaver, 22, of 2327 Hillside Ave., because it had illegal dark tinted windows, police said.
Weaver volunteered that he had a gun in the car, but the trooper already had spotted it on the passenger seat, police said. The weapon was loaded, police added.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Weaver was released on $2,500 bail.
Angel R. Cunningham, 21, of the Timberland Apartments, has been charged with misdemeanor shoplifting and receiving stolen property for allegedly trying to steal $50 worth of merchandise from Kohl's, 251 William St., on Aug. 8, city police said. It is her second offense. She has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Allen P. Page III.