WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following: City police said they charged Barbara Krieg, 27, of Wilkes-Barre, with simple assault and harassment after investigating a domestic disturbance at 133 George Ave. on March 11. The charges were filed with District Judge Martin Kane in Wilkes-Barre and mailed to Krieg. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on April 25. A Dynex television and several video game systems were stolen during a burglary at 165 N. Sherman St. on Tuesday. Adam Thompson reported Tuesday his blue 2012 Yamaha motorcycle was stolen from a garage on South Franklin Street. Thompson said he parked the motorcycle in the garage the previous day. Louis Yanora of McLean Street reported Tuesday his .380-caliber Jenings Bryco pistol was missing from a bedroom nightstand. Off-road lights were stolen from a Jeep while it was parked in a driveway on George Avenue. Brackets and wires were damaged during the theft that was reported on Monday.
PLAINS TWP. — Township police reported the following: Police said they are searching for Robert J. Jenkins, 42, of Plains Township, on charges he violated a court order of protection from abuse when he came in contact with a woman inside Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino on Sunday. The charge was filed with District Judge Diana Malast. Police charged Nicole M. Davis, 27, of Forty Fort, with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after she allegedly stole a 2-liter bottle of soda and a boxed pizza at Turkey Hill on South Main Street on Monday. Police allege Davis was in possession of two syringes, a crack pipe and empty heroin packets. Robert Chmarney reported Saturday a vehicle struck a fence on property he owns on North Main Street.
HAZLETON — City police said gunfire was heard in the 300 block of West 20th Street just before 2 a.m. Wednesday. No injuries were reported and no damage was discovered.
WILKES-BARRE — City police charged a man with the attempted robbery at the Turkey Hill on North Washington Street in January. Police allege Ryshan E. Gaut, 21, last known address as Eastview Drive, Wilkes-Barre, tried to rob the store on Jan. 29. Gaut fled without money when a customer approached the front doors, according to the criminal complaint. Gaut is charged with two counts of robbery, and one count each of illegal possession of a firearm, firearms not to be carried without a license and reckless endangerment. The charges were filed with District Judge Martin Kane in Wilkes-Barre. Gaut remains at-large.
HANOVER TWP. — A township man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a March 12 vehicle theft.
Police responded to hanover beverage , 1045 S. Main St., for a report that a stolen vehicle was in the parking lot.
Police arrived and took Patrick Lee Staley, 45, into custody and charged him with theft and receiving stolen property. He was arraigned before District Judge Joseph Halesey and jailed at Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday before Halesey.