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WILKES-BARRE – City police arrested Emmanuel Williams, 19, of Philadelphia, Thursday morning on charges of possession of marijuana and false identification to law enforcement.


Williams was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on the South Street Bridge just before 2 a.m. Williams used a false name and was found carrying a small bag of marijuana, according to the criminal complaint.


Williams was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $1,500 bail.


WILKES-BARRE – A man was arraigned Thursday on domestic assault charges involving his mother.


Tamier Qadree Ward, 23, of Bradford Street, Wilkes-Barre, was charged with simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $500 bail.


Police allege Ward was arguing with his mother about $5 when he pulled out a knife and followed her outside the house Wednesday night, according to the criminal complaint.


PITTSTON TWP. – James Patrick McGurl, 24, of Scranton, was arraigned Thursday on a retail theft charge after he allegedly attempted to steal $744 worth of camping supplies, socks, batteries and cleaning products from Walmart on state Route 315 on Sept. 20.


McGurl was released without bail.


PRINGLE – Jason Trosko, 37, of Miller Street, Luzerne, was arraigned Thursday on a retail theft charge after Kingston police allege he stole toothpaste from Gerrity's Supermarket on Wednesday.


Trosko was released without bail.


WILKES-BARRE – Melissa Anne Falco, 23, of Pittston, was arraigned Thursday on charges he provided a false name to city police investigating an assault in the area of East Northampton Street and South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard at 4:30 a.m.


Falco was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $500 bail.


EXETER – Police arrested two people after investigating a disturbance in the area of 1172 Wyoming Ave. just before 3 a.m. Thursday.


Henry C. Hobbs, 26, of Exeter, was charged with disorderly conduct, simple assault, harassment and public drunkenness. He was released without bail.


Tiffany Nicole Rios, 21, of Exeter, was charged with three counts of disorderly conduct and one count each of simple assault, harassment and public drunkenness. She was released without bail.


Police allege Hobbs and Rios were fighting in front of their residence on Wyoming Avenue. Rios threw a DVD player from the residence onto the street during the disturbance, according to the criminal complaints.


PLAINS TWP. – Two men were arraigned Thursday on charges they stole auto parts and metal from a business.


Robert Smith, 20, of Mount Lookout Park, Exeter, was charged with two counts of criminal trespass, and one count each of receiving stolen property, possessing instruments of crime and possession of marijuana. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $500 bail.


Roy R. Barr Jr., 26, of Factoryville, was charged with two counts each of criminal trespass and operating a vehicle without insurance, and one count each of receiving stolen property, possessing instruments of crime and driving with a suspended license. He was jailed at the county correctional facility for lack of $500 bail.


Police said a Plymouth station wagon without a rear seat was found parked along Union Street at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Two hours later, police stopped the vehicle occupied by Smith and Barr.


Police allege they found metal, six cylinder heads and a vehicle alternator inside the vehicle, according to the criminal complaint.


A witness told police the two men left the vehicle and walked into woods carrying flashlights before they were stopped.


KINGSTON – A man was arraigned Thursday on charges he sold prescription medication and marijuana.


Daniel Paul Bokrosh, 22, of Gibson Street, Kingston, was charged with four counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, two counts each of possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of communication facility and a single count of possession of marijuana. He was arraigned by District Judge Paul Roberts and jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $40,000 bail.


Police allege Bokrosh delivered Xanax to another person in a parking lot on Wyoming Avenue on Aug. 7, and sold marijuana in front of his residence on Wednesday, according to the criminal complaints.


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