Coaldale man remains jailed on indecent assault charge
A Coaldale man remains lodged in the Schuylkill County prison, Pottsville, following his preliminary hearing before District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, on charges related to an alleged indecent assault.
Robert Rang, 21, of 141 Second St., waived his right to the hearing on charges of indecent assault, indecent exposure, corruption of minors, indecent assault on a person under the age of 16 and disorderly conduct. The charges were filed by Coaldale Patrolman Scott Cramer following a June 27 incident.
Other cases scheduled to be heard by Bayer last week included:
Danielle Cunningham, 26, of 239 W. Howard St., Coaldale, waived her hearing on charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and traffic offenses. The charges were filed by West Penn Township Patrolman Dale Osenbach following a June 26 incident. The charges included DUI, failure to keep right and driving an unregistered vehicle.
Cunningham was released on her own recognizance.
Mandi Gossman of 336 Reiley Ave., Tamaqua, waived a hearing on charges of theft by unlawful taking filed by Tamaqua Patrolman Michael Hobbs. The charges stem from a June 11 incident.
Gossman was released on her own recognizance.
Ruth Ann Chapman, 60, of 43 Center St., Lansford, also elected to waive a hearing. She was charged, by Rush Township Patrolman Brian Thompson, with burglary, theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property, criminal trespass and conspiracy to commit burglary. The charges stem from a July 9 incident.
Chapman was released on $50,000 unsecured bail.
Joseph G. Polusky, 54, of 500 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City, waived a hearing on charges of DUI, driving with a suspended/revoked license and improperly operating a motor vehicle on streets and highways. The charges were filed by Rush Township police Cpl. Duane Frederick following a July 31 incident.
Polusky was released on his own recognizance.
Troy L. Kane, 45, of Jim Thorpe waived a hearing on a charge of retail theft, filed by Rush Township police Cpl. Duane Frederick following a June 20 incident.
Kane was released after posting ten percent of the imposed $5,000 bail.
Walter F. Englert, 41, of 1011 Lehigh St., Tamaqua, agreed to plead guilty to a charge of harassment. A charge of making terroristic threats was withdrawn by arresting Officer Brian Thompson of the Rush Township police.
Kareem Jamiai West Walker had charges of criminal trespass, making terroristic threats and harassment withdrawn.