Rape

Criminal charges were filed against Wayne Smith Jr., 23, of 717 W Edgemont Avenue, Palmerton, for rape, aggravated assault, and indecent assault. The incident occurred on Sept. 10 at 8:50 p.m. in the 200 block of Delaware Avenue.

Theft

Mary Eshbach, 51, of 617 White Street, Apt. B, Bowmanstown, for retail theft. The violation occurred Aug. 11 at 1:47 p.m. in the 600 block of Delaware Avenue.

Speeding

William Schlicher Jr., 21, of 4201 W Grant Street, Slatington, was cited for speeding, expired driver's license, required financial responsibility, and operation following suspension or registration. The violations occurred on Sept. 2 at 1:27 p.m. in the 500-600 blocks of Mauch Chunk Road.

A citation was issued to Justin Geary, 18, of 468 E. 11th Street, Apt. 1st Floor, Northampton, for speeding. The violation occurred on Sept. 2 at 9:48 p.m. on SR248 east.

Disorderly conduct

Kevin Schardien, 19, of 466 Lafayette Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct and underage drinking. The violations occurred on Aug. 31 at 8:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Princeton Avenue.

Citations were filed against a 16-year-old Slatington male for disorderly conduct and failure to yield right-of-way to pedestrians in crosswalk. The violations occurred on Sept. 10 at 8:32 p.m. at Third Street and Franklin Avenue.

Alcoholic beverages

Marc Witowski, 27, of 168 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, for boro code - alcoholic beverages. The violation occurred on Sept. 10 at 7:50 p.m. in the 300 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Dog law

Bruce Hawk, Jr., 40, of PO Box 22, Ashfield, and Cheryl Ehret, 41, of 1513 Mauch Chunk Road for dog law. The violations occurred on July 30 at 11 p.m. in the 1500 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Harassment

Criminal charges were filed against Wendell Mosier, 53, of 179 Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, for simple assault and harassment. The incident occurred on Sept. 14 at 9:28 a.m. in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue.

A citation was filed against a 16-year-old Albrightsville male for harassment. A citation was also filed against a 12-year-old Albrightsville male for disorderly conduct. The violations occurred on Sept. 2 at 8:08 a.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

A juvenile referral was filed against a 15-year-old Palmerton male for simple assault and harassment. The incident occurred on Aug. 22 at 7:06 p.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

A juvenile referral was filed against a 16-year-old Albrightsville male for simple assault and harassment. The incident occurred on May 31 at 11:20 a.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Traffic violation

Matthew Kreimoyer, 21, of 845 Hahns Dairy Road, Palmerton, for obedience to traffic control devices. The violation occurred on Sept. 9 at 6:23 a.m. in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue.

A citation was filed against Joseph Small, 38, of 273 Harvard Avenue, Palmerton, for required financial responsibility. A citation was filed against Dawn Henderson, 38, same address, for careless driving. The violations occurred on Aug. 7 at 6:04 p.m. at Second Street and Franklin Avenue.