16 charged with various offenses
Sixteen people have been charged with various offenses, according to court records. Those charged and the law enforcement agencies involved were:
• Arilyn Kurtz, 36, of 394 Route 973 West, Cogan Station; Old Lycoming Township police; felony shoplifting after she allegedly fled Dollar General, 2034 Lycoming Creek Road, with $12 worth of merchandise on Oct. 16; released on $7,500 bail; this was her fourth shoplifting arrest.
• Shane Hockenberry, 32, of Mill Hall; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; felony receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and fleeing police for allegedly stealing a pickup truck owned by his father, Troy, from Centre County on Oct. 14; following a brief pursuit with police, Hockenberry was taken into custody the same day in the area of Nices Hollow Road in Porter Township; jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail.
• Christina Boyce, 48, of Williamsport; Old Lycoming Township police; felony shoplifting after she stole $5 worth of merchandise from Dollar General, on Oct. 10; jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail; this was her third shoplifting arrest.
• Christopher Vandine, 42, of 435 Park Ave.; felony trespassing for allegedly entering Fred Heck’s home at 527 Center Place illegally on the afternoon of Oct. 2; free on $15,000 bail.
• Scott Widing, 52, of 698 McIntyre Way, Cogan Station; state police; obstructing the administration of law, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness following a disturbance outside his home, where troopers were called to investigate possible underage drinking party on Sept. 21; he allegedly became confrontational with the troopers and yelled obscenities at them; sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
• Natasha Stojkovich, 30, and her husband, Jason Heinbach, 38, of 1654 Andrews Place; theft, conspiracy, access device fraud and related offenses for allegedly stealing cash and personal belongings from Stojkovich’a grandmother, Lejeana Sherman, in early September; the couple illegally withdrew $894 from the woman’s bank account and stole two television sets, a microwave oven and other items from her and her husband when Stojkovich and Heinbach help them move recently from Muncy to Montoursville; Stojkovich also faces an additional felony charge of shoplifting for allegedly taking an energy drink from the Weis Market, 1916; she is free on $15,000 bail while Heinbach is free on $20,000 bail.
• Jennifer Gies, 32, of Bensalem; state police; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of Holly Street in McIntyre Township on Aug. 15; released on $1,500 bail.
• Eric Boyles, 43, of 153 Confair Parkway, Montoursville; Montoursville police in the 100 block of Broad Street on July 22; his blood-alcohol content level was .11; released on $5,000 bail.
• Roy Lloyd, 56, of Scranton; state police; DUI and careless driving on Interstate 180 in the city on July 21; his blood-alcohol content level was .22; released on $5,000 bail.
• Joshua Seiler, 27, of Montgomery Village, Maryland; state police; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on Route 15 in Jackson Township on July 19; sent a summons to appear before a district judge.
• Jeffrey Gardner, 57, of 450 Center St.; the county’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit; possession with intent to deliver cocaine and related offenses for allegedly selling the controlled substance to an informant in the 400 block of Hepburn Street in the city on June 19; jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail.
• Mikael Floyd, 27, of 443 E. Second Ave., South Williamsport; South Williamsport police; DUI of a fentanyl, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving in the 400 block of Swan Alley on March 21; released on $5,000 bail.
• Joseph Martelli, 45, of 315 Grove St., Avis; Tiadaghton Valley Regional police; possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 400 block of South Main Street in Jersey Shore last Nov. 13; released on $1,500 bail.
• Ryan Miller, 38, and Renee Hinds, 31 both of 25 Grimemsville Road; DuBoistown police; access device fraud and related offenses for allegedly using Kristie Hilner’s credit card to withdraw $50 from her account illegally back in mid-September in 2017; police allege the credit card was stolen from Hilner’s home at 321 Winter St. in the borough; police also allege Miller stole a Xbox One Gaming system from the woman’s home and sold it to pawnshop the two have been sent summonses to appear before a district judge.