Nine area residents were among 45 arraigned on criminal charges Monday morning at the Schuylkill County courthouse and pleaded not guilty and requested jury trials.
James Edward O'Brien, 52, of 102 Spring Garden Street, Lansford, charged by Trooper Thomas Hornung with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs, failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic, failing to drive at a safe speed, careless driving, and two counts of failing to wear seat belt when stopped on SR209 in East Union Township.
Eric Szumigraj, 23. of 240 Pitt St., Tamaqua, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Joseph Frederick Krebs, with simple assault and harassment of his wife, Kimberlee.
Jeremy Michael Lee Liggitt, 23, of 27 Polar Court, Summit Hill, charged by Patrolman Krebs with terroristic threats and harassment of Maranda Bonesky, an ex-girlfriend, at the Golden Spike Inn.
Buddy Charles Noel, 34, of 91 Pebble Lane, Tamaqua R.D., charged by Pottsvill Sgt. James R. Roos, with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Andrew Harold Petrushka, 22, of 869 Old St., Hazleton, charged by McAdoo Patrolman Wlliam Michael Curilla, with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failing to have a driver's license, and failing to comply with sound levels of his vehicle when stopped at Blaine and Cleveland Sts.
Dion James Hess, 44, of 1466 State Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township, charged by Ringtown Patrolman Adam Bernodin Jr., with DUI of alcohol, and careless driving on SR4033.
Luis Angel Rivera, 25, of 303 S. Franklin St., Allentown, charged by West Penn Township Sgt. Jason L. Lorah, with fleeing police, DUI of drugs, resisting arrest, driving while license was suspended, criminal mischief, reckless driving, careless driving, trespass by motor vehicle, and exceeding maximum speed limit by 23 miles-per-hour on West Penn Pike.
Renee Elizabeth Gibas, 41, of 4 Wiggan St., New Philadelphia, charged by Port Carbon Chief Jon J. Bowman, with retail theft of cookies valued at 99-cents from Turkey Hill Minit Mart.
Arthur Patrick Card, 46, of 45 Coal St., Middleport, charged by Trooper Matthew C. Barrett with DUI of alcohol, failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic, failing to drive at safe speed, and careless driving on the Burma Road in Blythe Township.
Matthew Gerald Desrochers, 40, Canton, Washington County, charged by West Penn Chief Brian J. Johnson, with burglary of the property at 1060 Spring Road, Andreas, criminal trespass, fleeing police, theft of jewelry, receiving stolen property, recklessly endangering another person, and criminal mischief by kicking in front door.
Raven Lynn Negron, 23, Mahanoy City, charged by Minersville Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers, with theft of jewelry valued in excess of $2,000 from the home of Jody Milyo, 139 S. Third St., Minersville. Negron was also charged by Patrolman Jason A. Klouser, with DUI of drugs, giving a false identification to police, and failing to have a driver's license.
Daniel John Wylie, 43, Ringtown, charged by Trooper Brian L. Walters with terroristic threats, simple assault, and harassment of Rita Anne Chernesky, 43, of 40 Main Boulevard, Brandonville, East Union Township. Wylie was also charged by Trooper Mario A. Pompei also with simple assault, harassment and recklessly endangering Ms Chernesky on another occasion.
Garrison Zarcufsky, 26, Shenandoah, charged by Officer Gary R. Keppel, Shenandoah Police, with four counts of simple assault of police officers at Redner's Warehouse Market, possession of bath salts, possession of drug paraphernalia, and retail theft of merchandise.
William Joseph Mooney, 42, Shenandoah, charged by Shenandoah Patrolman Joshua James Pastucka, with DUI of alcohol and drugs.
Daniel Morris Guida, 48, Shenandoah, charged by Shenandoah Patrolman Robert Senape, with criminal attempt to commit criminal trespass on property of Raymond and Joan Jones, 325 W. Centre St.
Kristen Rachael Jacobus, 36, Wyalusing, Bradford County, charged by Ashland Chief Adam Bernodin Jr., with theft of Jeep owned by James Fetterolf, 2501 Walnut St., receiving stolen property, and unauthorized use of vehicle. Jacobus was also charged by Bernodin for credit card theft belonging to Fetterolf.
Joseph David Hornung, 32, Ashland, charged by Chief Bernodin with theft of $400 from a cash box belonging to Ed Hornung, 812 Pine St.
Robert S. Griffiths, 27, Frackville, charged by Frackville Patrolman John Kaczmarczyk, with being involved in a hit-and-run accident in the Turkey Hill parking lot, failing to notify police or render aid, failing to activate his turning signals when required, drove an unregistered vehicle, failing to have an official inspection certificate, and failure to carry car insurance.
Angel Salvador Vallette-Paris, 48, inmate at the state correctional institution in Ryan Township, charged by Trooper Scott Grochowski with aggravated harassment by a prisoner of a correctional officer.
Robert J. Mazack, 44, Shenandoah, charged by Frackville Sgt. Marvin Livergood, with theft of lottery tickets from Turkey Hill Minit Mart.
Jeremiah Gaffney, 26, Pine Grove, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald, with simple assault, and harassment of Winifred Alexander at the Downtown Tavern.
Matthew Joseph Laub, 22, Pottsville, charged by Trooper Robert Oakley with retail theft from Redner's Warehouse Market, North Manheim Township, $62.15 in merchandise.
Jamie Duncan McCabe, 35, Pottsville, charged by Saint Clair Patrolman Joseph J. Leskin, with criminal conspiracy to commit retail theft at Walmart store.
Michael Robert Branley, 38, Minersville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers, with delivery of a controlled substance (CS) and possession.
Christopher Lee Collins, Pottsville, formerly of Minersville, charged by Patrolman Bowers with possession with intent to deliver a CS, criminal conspiracy, possession, and possession drug paraphernalia.
Robert Joseph McShaw, 56, Pottsville, charged by Cpl. Fred H. Krute, state trooper, with retail theft from CVS Pharmacy, Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville.
Francis J. Baransky, 60, Pottsville, charged by Saint Clair Chief Michael P. Carey, with being involved in an accident causing injury to a pedestrian in the Walmart parking lot and failing to stop and render aid and notify authorities.
Brian Connor Tonitis, Auburn, charged by Saint Clair Patrolman Martin H. Sterner, with retail theft of a laptop valued at $598 from Walmart store.
Ahmnet Silkovic, 24, Pottsville, charged by Trooper Timothy J. Rymarkiewicz with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Randy Joe Kramer, 37, Pottsville, charged by Saint Clair Patrolman Martin H. Sterner, with retail theft of an Xbox valued at $249.56 from Walmart store.
Thomas Edward O'Reilly, 27, Pottsville, on John O'Reilly, his father.
Sammy Rohrbach, 26, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Cpl. Dennis G. Weiderhold, with delivery of a CS, possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of cell phone, and possession of a counterfeit CS.
Jason Thomas Kerstetter, 36, Gordon, charged by Pottsville Sgt. James R. Roos, with possession of drug paraphernalia.
James Edward Marconis Jr., 25, Pottsville, who is in the Schuylkill County Prison, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Brian J. Reno, with simple assault and harassment of John Stambaugh, cell inmate.
Barry Tyler Moore, 26, Pottsville, charged by Patrolman Reno with aggravated assault of a police officer, two counts of simple assault, and one count of harassment.
Bryan Keith Shistle, 58, Pottsville, charged by Patrolman Reno with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, recklessly endangering, and simple assault on Lisa Shistle, 824 Nepolt St., estranged wife, defiant trespass, and loitering and prowling at night.
Chelsea Ann Ciccanti, 26, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Sgt. James R. Joos, with two counts of possession of a CS and one count each of possession of drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct.
Douglas Darrell Sexton, Lebanon, charged by Minersville Patrolman Richard C. Clink, with theft of a roll of chain link fence belonging to Minersville Borough, receiving stolen property, and defiant trespass on borough's storage shed.
Frank David Vannicolo, 23, Minersville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers, with criminal conspiracy with Raven Lynn Negron and theft of jewelry from home of Jody Milyo.
Douglas R. Rogers, 52, Myerstown, charged by Minersville Patrolman Richard C. Clink, with theft of chain link fence with Sexton from Minersville Borough.
Michael Thomas Grustas, 34, Minersville, charged by Trooper Eric L. Reber with DUI of alcohol, failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic, careless driving, and failing to give police immediate notice of an accident.
Charles Robert Dalton, 64, Ormond Beach, Fla., false report to police of stolen truck.
Daniel Troy Langtry, 24, Tremont, charged by Trooper Jordan R. Tuttle with aggravated assault, simple assault, and harassment of David Allen Kramer, 69 Spring St., Tremont.
Austin James Schwartz, 23, Hegins, charged by Trooper Peter F. Mohn with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, failing to obey traffic signal, and driving without an official inspection certificate on SR209 in Frailey Township.
Corey James Mlynek, Pine Grove, charged by Pine Grove Patrolman Peter P. Mozurkevich with criminal trespass, terroristic threats, failing to disperse when ordered by police and harassment.