Thirteen area residents among 42 arraigned
Thirteen area residents were among 42 who were arraigned Monday at the Schuylkill County courthouse before District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon on criminal charges filed against them and all pleaded not guilty and requested trial by jury. They were:
Karissa Carleen Hunara, 18, of 170 W. Spruce St., Tamaqua, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Matthew Bynon with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs, careless driving causing bodily injury and careless driving last June 18 in the 300 block of Owl Creek Road.
Christopher Lee Crook, 23, of 14 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, charged by Rush Township Patrolman Corey Herring, with theft of leased property from Rent-A-Center, Hometown, of a laptop computer valued at $700 and PlayStation valued at $400 last Aug. 22.
Michael D. Starr, 40, of 225 Valley St., Brockton, Schuylkill Township, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Thomas Duarte, with DUI of alcohol and failing to have his car headlights on during required period from sunset to sunrise last Aug. 27.
Heather Richards, 24, of 66 Lakeside Drive, Barnesville, Rush Township, charged by Rush Township Cpl. Duane Frederick, with retail theft of $447.46 in merchandise from Wal-Mart Store last Aug. 26.
Dylan Danko, 19, of 227 Landerburn Avenue, Weatherly, charged by Rush Township Patrolman Corey Herring, with making a false report that his car was stolen. It was found submerged in the Lofty Reservoir in Kline Township last Aug. 23.
Kevin H. O'Brien, 21, of 272 Third St., Coaldale, charged by Tamaqua Patrolman Anthony Stanell, with delivery of a controlled substance (CS), possession with intent to deliver, criminal use of communication facility and possession in area of a mini market on SR209 last March 3.
Trevor Hawley, 29, of 831 Americus Drive, Allentown, charged by Ashland Patrolman Mark O'Hearn, with unauthorized use of vehicle owned by Stephanie Williams, ex-girlfriend, of 1200 Centre St., last August 17.
Emily Catherine Vitale, 19, of 306 School Drive, New Ringgold, charged by West Penn Township Patrolman Thomas Joseph Duarte, with DUI of alcohol as a minor, purchasing for consumption alcohol beverages as a minor and careless driving on Ridge Road, Andreas, last July 26.
William Roger Weand, 40. of 201 Tyson St., New Ringgold, charged by Trooper Paul E. Hardnock with simple assault, recklessly endangering and harassment by pointing gun at Larry Joseph Padora, 114 Tyson St., last July 17.
David Timothy Osenbach II, 30, of 12 Log Lane, Andreas, West Penn Township, charged by West Penn Patrolman Joseph L. Lorah, with criminal mischief to a vehicle last July 25. He was also charged by Patrolman Lorah with receiving stolen property belonging to Douglas Osenbach, 1884 West Penn Pike, New Ringgold, and criminal mischief to property last Aug. 9.
Jeffrey Eugene Neifert, 24, of 402 E. Railroad Avenue, New Ringgold, charged by Orwigsburg Patrolman Scott R. Davis, with four counts of passing bad checks to Commonwealth Commerce, LLC, for rent on a building at 302 E. Market St.
Randy Guy Williams Jr., 25, of 74 Valley St., New Philadelphia, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Kirk A. Becker, with aggravated assault. recklessly endangering, harassment and two counts of simple assault on Lauren Markovich, ex-girlfriend, in Rumors Bar, last Nov. 17.
Michael Ouly, 63, of 120 Greenwood St., Coaldale, charged by Coaldale Patrolman Scott Cramer, with DUI at Sixth and High streets. last Aug. 6.
Jason M. Halupa, 31, Pottsville, charged by Patrolman Joseph Kavanaugh, Cass/Foster Townships police, with DUI and careless driving last Aug. 16.
Justin Aaron Wolfe, 19, Tower City, charged by Hegins Township Chief Stefen Lohr, with theft and criminal mischief to property of Randall Barr, Hegins, last July 19.
Erik S. Miller, 32, Shenandoah, charged by Mahanoy City Patrolman Jonathan McHugh, with two counts each of possession with intent to delivery a CS, possession and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia in the 500 block on E. Pine St. last Sept. 20.
James Dylan Holdrum, 19, Ringtown, charged by Trooper Mario Pompei with fleeing police, stop sign violation, failing to drive at a safe speed and careless driving on Interstate 81 in West Mahanoy Township last April 10.
Monica Marie Weikel, 22, Lavelle, Butler Township, charged by Trooper Mario Pompei with DUI, failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic and careless driving on Interstate 81 in Butler Township last April 10.
William F. Armstrong, 46, Shenandoah, charged by Frackville Officer James Patterson, with DUI and failing to drive on right side of road last Feb. 5.
William R. Rumbel Jr., 44, Frackville, charged by Frackville Patrolman George Parnell, with burglary of $2,000 cash taken from a metal box at the home of Leonard Kosmick, 543 W. Oak St., last Aug. 21 and also is charged with criminal trespass, theft, receiving stolen property and possession of an instrument of crime (screwdriver to open the box) last Aug. 21.
Clarence Emmett Eckert, 43, Frackville, charged by West Mahanoy Township Chief Shawn Tray, with simple assault, recklessly endangering and harassment of David Fry at 223 S. Line St., Frackville, last Aug. 29.
Gregory Michael Wilson, Girardville, charged by Ashland Chief Adam Bernodin Jr., with aggravated assault by a vehicle while DUI, DUI of alcohol and drugs, and reckless driving at 10th and Centre streets. last Sept. 1.
Frederick P. Dando, 71, Minersville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Eric C. Sterner, with DUI, resisting arrest and involved in accident with parked vehicles on S. Second St. last Sept. 8.
Edward Vincent Competus, 47, Cressona, charged by Corporal Fred H. Krute, state trooper, with DUI on Long Run Road (SR443) in North Manheim Township last Sept. 11.
Justin Michael Koons, 22, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Schuylkill Haven Sgt. Robert W. Phillips, with manufacture and sale off noncontrolled substance.
Ashley Jennifer Wernert, 34, Frackville, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Kenneth A. Jacoby, with DUI in 300 block of Center Avenue last Sept. 18.
Thomas Michael Scornavacchi, 51, Route 423, North Manheim Township, theft of $498.50 from safe belonging to LaVerne McDemus and Ernie Schaffer Jr., at resident's at Route 423 last Aug. 18.
Daniel Lewis Casey, 26, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Corporal Steven D. Kulkosky, state trooper, with simple assault and harassment of Kelli Joe Myer and criminal mischief to property at South May Ann Hills, Schuylkill Haven, last Sept. 24.
Francine Beth Hood, 50, Pottsville, charged by Trooper Todd W. Heintz with DUI and failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic on Second Mountain Road last Sept. 11.
Dean Loren Elliott, 52, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Schuylkill Haven Patrolman Vincent J. McDonald, with resisting arrest, public drunkenness and three counts of disorderly conduct last Sept. 12.
Christopher Thomas Czarick, 30, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Trooper Thomas Hornung with DUI, exceeding the speed limit and careless driving in Schuylkill Haven last July 23.
Michael Scott Zelinsky, 21, Pottsville, charged by Corporal Fred H. Krute, state trooper, with DUI, failing to drive at safe speed and failing to drive on roadway laned for traffic on Second Mountain Road in North Manheim Township last Sept. 11.
Wayne-Rico Anderton, 19, Schuylkill Haven, charged by Sgt. Kenneth R. Cooper, Schuylkill Campus police of Penn State University, with defiant trespass on school campus property in North Manheim Township last Nov. 20.
Philip Joseph Koles, 31, Minersville, charged by Minersville Patrolman Richard C. Clink, with access device fraud by using bank card of Elizabeth Holden, 321 N. Delaware Avenue, to draw $613.75 from her bank account and also charged with theft and receiving stolen property last Aug. 19.
Kyle Andrew McDonald, 19, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Brian J. Reno, with possession of a CS and drug paraphernalia in the 300 block of Howard Avenue last May 27.
Albert Paul Chiscavage Jr., 38, Frackville, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Brian W. Kotzmoyer, with theft of a vehicle of Sean Michael Muthard from a parking lot on North Centre Street, last Nov. 10. He is also charged with receiving stolen property, DUI, unauthorized use of a vehicle and failing to have a driver's license last Nov. 10.
Edward Joseph Miller Jr., 51, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Charles B. Webber, with robbery of a motor vehicle owned by William C. Kline III, aggravated assault on Kline last Nov. 13.
Leanne Micklesavage, 21, Ashland, charged by Saint Clair Chief Michael P. Carey, with retail theft from Wal-Mart Store, last Sept. 27.
Rudy Gene Rudloff, 34, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Patrolman Renee R. Galle, with simple assault on Brenda Shappell, last Dec. 18.
Hubert Mandrell Wakefield, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Det. Steven B. Guers, with failure to comply with regulations of sexual offender by failing to very residence last July 29.
Richard Byron Unger, 53, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Cpl. Dennis G. Wiederhold, with two counts each of delivery of a CS, possession with intent to deliver, and possession at his home last Dec. 15.
Clarissa Nicole Ingram 23, Pottsville, charged by Pottsville Cpl. Francis T. Lynagh, with failing to furnish drug-free urine to his probation officer last Dec. 1.