Criminal charges filed in Lanford
Lansford police have arrested the following people on criminal charges:
Anthony Napolitano, 26, of 13 N. Walnut St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on February 3 at 2 a.m. in the parking lot of Turkey Hill. Charges were filed by Officer Joshua Tom. Napolitano is charged with resisting arrest, persistent disorderly conduct, possession of a controlled substance (heroin), and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Thomas Burns, 43, of 9 E. Abbott St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on Feb. 20 8:08 p.m. at 9 E. Abbott St. Burns is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person. Charges were filed by Det. Jack Soberick and Officer Jason Helmer. He was committed to prison under $10,000 cash bail. He was able to post bail and was then involved in two more incidents the following day at 1:02 p.m. at 41 E. Water St.
Charges in this incident were filed by Officer Robert Shubeck. Burns is charged with terroristic threats and simple assault. He was also charged by Chief John Turcmanovich with a protection-from-abuse violation and committed to prison under $50,000 cash for each incident.
Clair Borger, 36, of 345 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on March 8 at 3:10 p.m. at that residence. Charges were filed by Officer Brian Horos. Borger faces two counts of simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned and committed to prison.
Tiffany Binder, 31, of 600 E. Patterson St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on Nov. 10, 2011 at 12 p.m. at Turkey Hill. Charges were filed by Officer Horos. Binder is charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.
Terry Phillips, 37, 34 E. Water St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on Jan. 25 at 8:50 p.m. at 44 E. Water St. Charges were filed by Officer Tom. Phillips is charged with simple assault, escape, trespass, and harassment.