Receiving stolen property alleged
Dina Lynn DiMassimo, 41, of 917 Steam Valley Road, Trout Run, has been charged by Old Lycoming Township police with receiving stolen property for allegedly selling a stolen chain saw to a second-hand store in the city in mid-April.
Police said the chain saw was stolen from a property in the 400 block of Colvin Road, but court records did not identify the owner.
Following her arraignment last week before District Judge James H. Sortman, DiMassimo was released on $3,000 bail.
Police: Worker voided sales to hide theft
An employee at Puff's Discount Store, 2065 Lycoming Creek Road, faces charges for allegedly stealing from a register cash that came from two sales that she then voided to cover up the theft, according to Old Lycoming Township police.
Ashley Marie Thompson stole money from the store register on June 22 and again on July 5, police said. The amount taken was $120, police said.
Charged with theft and receiving stolen property, Thompson, 20, of 805 Haleeka Road, Cogan Station, has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge on James Sortman.
New charges filed against inmate
New charges were lodged last week against Lycoming County Prison inmate Gage Michael Wood, who has been incarcerated on drug charges since late November.
Old Lycoming Township police charged the 19-year-old city man with burglarizing John Mancini's home at 493 Deckman Hollow Road and stole a rifle, cash, jewelry and a large amount of marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms on Nov. 9.
Following his arraignment Tuesday before District Judge James H. Sortman on charges of burglary, felony trespassing, theft and receiving stolen property, Wood, of 913 Poplar St., was recommitted to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of an additional $150,000 bail.
Dinner guest allegedly steals technology
Daniel Luis Polanco, 19, of 2258 Royal Ave., has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a $659 iPad from his aunt's home on Dewey Avenue after he had been invited there for dinner, according to Old Lycoming Township police.
Police said the iPad was stolen from Karen Bullock's home at 1311 Dewey Ave. on June 11, police said.
Polanco, already jailed on a parole violation, was arraigned Wednesday before District Judge James H. Sortman and recommitted to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $75,000 bail.
Check altered, according to police
Leslie Alan Price, 25, of 1719 E. Third St., faces charges for allegedly altering the amount of a check from from $50 to $150, according to state police.
Price changed the amount on a check that was issued to him by Alvin George Lemmerman of 2200 Reed St. on May 18, police said in court papers. Price then cashed the check, police said.
Following his recent arraignment before District Gary A. Whiteman on charges of forgery and theft by deception, Price was released on $10,000 bail.
Man accused of shoplifting
Joshua Michael Beatty, 24, of Harrisburg, has been charged by city police with misdemeanor shoplifting after he was caught allegedly trying to steal $19 worth of merchandise at Wegmans, 201 William St., on May 24. Following his arraignment before District Judge Allen P. Page III, he was released on $1,500 bail.