Daughter took mom's DVDs, police say
When DuBoistown resident Melissa B. Smith allegedly stole a grocery-bag full of DVDs from her mother's city home in early June, one of the DVDs was the CBS television drama "Criminal Minds," city police said.
Smith, 29, of 230 Arlington St., is alleged to have taken the DVDs from Susan Filmeck's home at 21 W. Seventh St. on June 3, police said.
Filmeck told police that Smith "has a drug problem and has stolen from her in the past," court records state.
Recently arraigned before District Judge Allen P. Page III on misdemeanor charges of theft and receiving stolen property, Smith has been released on $25,000 bail.
Man allegedly stole tires from store
PENNSDALE - Matthew Paul Morse, 37, of 6043 Northway Road, Cogan Station, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing six tires from Sam's Club at the Lycoming Mall between May 19 and May 26, according to Muncy Township police. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jon E. Kemp.
Woman accused of shoplifting at grocery
MUNCY - Stephanie Louise Hamilton, 36, of 1635 Route 442, has been charged with felony shoplifting after she was caught allegedly stealing merchandise at the Weis Market, 1272 E. Penn St., on July 12, state police said. This was her fourth shoplifting arrest.
Following her arraignment last week before District Judge Jon E. Kemp, Hamilton was committed to the Lycoming County Prison in lieu of $25,000 bail.
Man allegedly stole, cashed money order
While visiting William Cullen's apartment at the William Hepburn Apartments, 400 Lycoming St., Logan Kenneth Hampton allegedly stole a $287 money order on July 8, city police said.
Once he had the check, Hampton, 24, of 4901 Pleasant Valley Road, Cogan Station, cashed it at a local bank, police alleged in court papers.
Already on probation for bad check offenses, Hampton, jailed on a probation violation, was arraigned before District Judge James Carn on charges of forgery and theft, and recommitted in lieu of $12,500.
Man allegedly steals from co-worker
Colton David Morlock, 27, of Mill Hall, has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing tools and loose change from a toolbox belonging to fellow employee Justin Rice at Allison Crane, 2817 Lycoming Creek Road, on June 25, according to state police.
Following his arraignment last week before District Judge James H. Sortman, Morlock was released on $3,000 bail.
of giving alcohol
to underage people
In separate cases, two people have been charged with with furnishing alcoholic beverages to people under 21, according to court records.
Nathanial Litz, 31, of 323 Shady Acres Lane, Antes Fort, has been charged by Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police with allegedly furnishing seven to 10 shots of vodka to Jeremy Baney at Litz's home on July 14. He has been sent a summons to appear before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley.
Montoursville police have charged Kyle Persun, 24, of 415 Weldon St., Montoursville, with allegedly furnishing his 18-year-old girlfriend Kiersten Lewandowski with an alcoholic beverage at his home on May 17. Following his arraignment last week before District Judge Gary A. Whiteman, he was released on $2,500 bail.
Woman accused of using another's name to start PPL account
A Loyalsock Township woman has been charged with theft by deception for setting up her PPL electrical account in another woman's name, according to state police.
When Brenda Lee Reidy and Jennifer Lynn Harvey shared a home and living expenses at 1702 Warren Ave. between May 2013 and this June, Reidy used Harvey's personal information to set up an account with PPL, police said.
However, after the two women had a "falling out" and the two no longer were roommates, Harvey was unable to open a PPL account at her new home because she still owed the utility company $2,560, police said.
That bill actually belonged to Reidy, 52, now living at 1527 Bloomingrove Road, according to police. After Harvey moved out, Reidy never alerted PPL to have the service account placed in her name, police said. Following her arraignment last week on the felony charge, Reidy was released on $5,000 bail.