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HANOVER TWP. – Township police reported the following:


• Adam Zaykoski, of Brook Street, Wilkes-Barre, lost control of a 1988 Chevrolet pickup that struck a guide rail along Pine Run Road early Saturday morning. Zaykoski was taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.


The investigation is continuing.


• Fred Gettis, 31, of Hanover Village, was captured on an arrest warrant charging him with violating a protection from abuse order on Monday.


• A fight between two men that involved a gunshot during a house party on Phillips Street on Saturday was investigated. The discharged round struck a near-by house.


BUTLER TWP. – Township police reported the following:


• A large amount of power tools was recently stolen from a vehicle in the area of East Butler Drive and South Hunter Highway.


• A weed trimmer and a leaf blower were recently stolen from a residence in the 100 block of South Hunter Highway, and a blower and masonry tools were stolen from a vehicle in the same area.


• Two antique bronze lanterns were stolen from a residence on Drasher Road.


• A 16-year-old boy told police an unknown person in a teal colored Chevrolet pickup shot him three times with a pellet gun while he was walking along South Old Turnpike Road on Sept. 27. The truck has an extended cab and was last seen turning onto South Hunter Highway.


• A safe and rings were stolen during a residential burglary in the 200 block of North Old Turnpike Road on Sept. 27.


• Police said speeding citations were issued to 15 drivers during an enforcement blitz in the area of East Butler Drive and Terrace Road on Sept. 27.


• Power tools were stolen from a shed on Nesco Manor Road on Friday.


• A burglary at a vacant house in the 200 block of Freedom Road was being investigated.


• Carlos Acevedo, 42, of Union City, N.J., and Carlos Valdez, 31, of New York City, N.Y., allegedly stole cooking oil from Vesuvio's Restaurant on West Butler Drive. Police said Acevedo and Valdez are associated with a biofuels company in New York.


They were charged with receiving stolen property and theft.


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