Man accused of giving alcohol to teenagers
JERSEY SHORE --An Allegheny Street man has been charged with furnishing alcohol to a minor after allegedly giving a bottle of vodka to a 16-year-old boy, according to the Tiadaghton Valley Regional police.
After buying the vodka at a local Wines and Spirits store on the night of Sept. 13, Joseph L. Rose, 30, of 805 Allegheny St., is accused of giving the bottle to a teenager who took it to a house in the 300 block of Thompson Street, police said in court papers filed at the office of District Judge Jerry C. Lepley.
At the house, a 15-year-old girl consumed some alcohol and was later taken to the Jersey Shore Hospital, according to an affidavit.
Police said they got involved after they were called to the hospital because the girl became unruly in the emergency room.
Rose is free on $1,500 bail.
Woman facing drug charges
JERSEY SHORE - A Lock Haven woman faces a drug charge after she allegedly brought controlled substances into Manor Care on Thompson Street and gave them to a patient, who had asked for them, according to the Tiadaghton Valley Regional police.
Darla J. Cain, 61, has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance for allegedly delivering to patient Patricia Miller a bag that contained 30 Restoril capsules and 70 Xanax pills on Oct. 3, police said.
Cain was unauthorized to bring prescriptions to Miller even though Miller had asked for them, police said. Cain reportedly filled her own prescriptions for both drugs and gave them to Miller, police said.
Following her recent arraignment before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley, Cain was released on $15,000 bail.
Boating DUI alleged
An Old Lycoming Township man has been charged with operating a boat while under the influence of intoxicants on the Susquehanna River in Woodward Township, according to the state Fish and Boat Commission.
Paul James Hamilton, 34, of 2148 Wheatland Ave., was operating a boat and approaching a dock in the township while water conservation officers were conducting routine inspections at the dock about 7:40 p.m. on Aug. 24.
A woman and five children were passengers on the boat, Emmett Kyler III, a water conservation officer, said.
Hamilton displayed "numerous physical symptoms consistent with alcohol consumption, including having a moderate odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. His eyes were red and glassy, and his speech was slurred," Kyler said in an affidavit.
Hamilton had a blood-alcohol content level of .18 at the time, Kyler said. Hamilton has since waived his preliminary hearing before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley and is free on bail.
Ex-employee accused of theft
JERSEY SHORE - Former Auto Barn employee Dominick Mario Molino, of Lock Haven, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing $555 worth of equipment from the business while he was employed there, according to state police.
Molino is accused of taking the equipment in late September, police said. The business is at 9041 Route 220 in Piatt Township.
Molino has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley.
Man accused of iPhone theft
Ronald Duane Terry, 56, of 507 Thomas Ave., has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing an iPhone from Bekka Gair at the Nippenose Tavern, 6391 Route 654, on June 29, state police said. He was recently held for court following a preliminary hearing.
JERSEY SHORE - Robert E. Smith, 34, of 1189 Kellyburg Road, Trout Run, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a tattoo power source and power pedal from Paul Stout's home at 218 1/2/ Wylie St., after he spent the night at the house on Sept. 13, according to Tiadaghton Valley Regional police said.
Smith, who returned the $150 worth of equipment the next day, has waived his preliminary hearing before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley and released on $5,000 bail.
JERSEY SHORE - Jerry L. Nicholas, 37, of 439 S. Main St., has been charged with misdemeanor shoplifting for allegedly stealing a total of three cartons of cigarettes from Smoker's Express, 350 Allegheny St., during the first week of October, according to Tiadaghton Valley Regional police. He has waived his preliminary hearing and is free on $5,000 bail.
Veteran shoplifter arrested again
Eight-time convicted shoplifter Robert Eugene Fisher was allegedly at it again.
Fisher, 42, of 681 Wildwood Blvd., has been charged with felony shoplifting and receiving stolen property after he was caught allegedly stealing 10 tubes of toothpaste at Kmart, 1915 E. Third St., on March 23, according to state police.
Following his recent arraignment before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, Fisher was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.
As Tara Nicole Martin was inside Walmart stealing merchandise, the 29-year-old Muncy area mother left her two children, ages 3 and 6, alone in her SUV, Montoursville police alleged in court papers filed at the office of District Judge Gary A. Whiteman.
Police have accused Martin, of 700 Tanglewood Road, with allegedly stealing $435 worth of merchandise, most of it found and recovered from her vehicle during the early morning hours of Sept. 28.
Police responded the department store at 1015 N. Loyalsock Ave. about 3 a.m. to investigate a report of two children abandoned in a vehicle in the parking lot. It is allege that Martin left the children alone for nearly 40 minutes while she was in the store.
Charged with endangering the welfare of children, misdemeanor shoplifting and driving without a license, Martin recently waived her preliminary hearing before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman and is free on bail.