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Issue No. 2012-027
ae Anita Ayers, age 57, of PikesCreek, passed away Saturday,January28,2012afteracourageousbattle with cancer.Ms. Ayers was born February 21,1954, in Kingston, and was thedaughter of Shirley Patton Ayers of BeaumontandthelateWilliamRay-mond Ayers.She graduated from Lake-Leh-manHighSchoolin1972.Raewasa wonderful, caring and loving moth-ertoherchildren,whowillmissherdearly.Gardening was one of her joys inlife.Herson,ThomasGordon,diedin2010.Surviving, in addition to hermother, are children, Heidi Gordonof Lehman, and Jeremy Gordon of Harding; brothers, Bill, Dan, Jack,Joe, and Todd Ayers; sisters, CharYurko, Cindy DeGraff, Holly Mali-nowski, and Kelly Johnson.
service will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 8 p.m.fromtheCurtisL.SwansonFuneralHome, Inc., corner of routes 29 and118, Pikes Creek.Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m.prior to the service on Tuesday.Online condolences can be madeat clswansonfuneralhome.com.
Rae Anita Ayers
January 28, 2012
– A man de-tained by police investigating aperson attempting to openlocked doors on Market Street was arraigned Friday in Wilkes-Barre Central Court.Police charged Edward J.Longfoot, 41, last known ad-dress as Rees Street, Wilkes-Barre, with false identificationto law enforcement, unswornfalsification to authorities anddisorderly conduct. He was jailed at the Luzerne CountyCorrectional Facility for lack of $20,000 bail.Police said they stoppedLongfoot while investigating aperson attempting to opendoors to businesses on MarketStreet at 8 p.m. Thursday.Longfoot provided police with a fake name, walked awayand caused a disturbance by yelling at people leaving the109th Field Artillery Armory onMarket Street, according to thecriminal complaint.A preliminary hearing isscheduled on Feb.1before Dis-trict Judge Paul Roberts inKingston.
– A man was ar-raigned Friday in Wilkes-BarreCentral Court on charges heassaulted a woman.Raymond Ingram, 21, of Grant Street, Exeter, wascharged with simple assault,disorderly conduct and harass-ment. He was jailed at the Lu-zerne County CorrectionalFacility for lack of $5,000 bail.Police allege Ingram struck a woman with a metal pipe sever-al times at his residence atabout1a.m. Friday, according to the criminal complaint.A preliminary hearing isscheduled on Feb.1before Dis-trict Judge Joseph Carmody in West Pittston.
– Karen Block,of Helen Street, reported Wednesday an unknown personentered her unlocked vehicleand stole a black Apple Iphone,an AT&T Gophone and about$5 in coins, township policesaid.
– Police warn about aseries of vehicle break-insthroughout the borough withinthe last week.Police said items consisting of electronic devices, credit cardsand money have been stolenfrom more than 20 vehicles.Residents are urged to re-move valuable items and to locktheir vehicle.Anyone with informationabout the thefts is asked tocontact Avoca police at 457-4011.
– Citypolice reported the following:• Ian Hughes, of ElizabethStreet, reported Friday thatitems were stolen after a win-dow was smashed on his vehi-cle. The interior had waterdamage and there was damageto the passenger side doorframe.• Geoffrey Heidig, of OldRiver Road, reported Fridaythat two Apple Ipods and acompact disc were stolen after a window was smashed on acompany vehicle.• Phillip Leco reported Fri-day a global position system was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the area of 345 S.Meade St.• Police said they arrestedMichael Cohowicz, 34, of Casp-er Street, Old Forge, on evi-dence of drunken driving afterhe crashed his1989 Plymouthinto the rear of a 2004 Pontiacat Wilkes-Barre Boulevard andConyngham Avenue at 4:53p.m. Thursday.Police allege Cohowicz wasfound to be under the influenceand had slurred speech andunsteady balance.• Jaesoon Frank, owner of Soonie’s Salon, 259 Carey Ave.reported a break-in at her busi-ness. She closed at 5 p.m. Thursday and returned at 8:45a.m Friday to find items scat-tered on the floor. Entry wasmade through a rear window,but nothing appeared to betaken.• Stella Gebhardt of MalleryPlace reported the driver’s side window of her vehicle wassmashed while it was parked inher driveway between Thursdaynight and Friday morning.• Ashley Raspa reportedFriday her vehicle was brokeninto while it was parked onNorth River Street and iPod vehicle charger, a Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass, her vehicleinsurance information and loosechange was stolen.• Tina Deisenroth reported acounterfeit $100 bill was passedat the Turkey Hill store at 632Carey Ave. between 6 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday.• Robert Quinn of 52 Madi-son St. reported Saturday cop-per pipes and tools were stolenfrom his property at183 Madi-son St.• Michelle Zinga of 62 GovierSt. reported Saturday the backdoor of her residence waskicked in.• Richard Hadvance, 22,Ashley Street, Ashley, will becharged with retail theft after hestole cigarettes, cigars, a lighterand work gloves totaling nearly$82 from the Turkey Hill storeat 335 E. Main St. on Tuesdayand Wednesday. The thefts wererecorded by the store’s videosurveillance system.• Madonna Trombetta of173Old River Road reported Sat-urday a landscape block wasthrown at her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway andthe windshield and right frontpassenger window were dam-aged.• Kim Chin of SchoolhouseLane reported Saturday cashand prescription medication were taken from his vehicle while it was parked at 205 N.Main St.• Darren Stucker of 56 Beek-man Street reported Saturday asliding glass window on his2002 Ford Van was smashed toget inside the vehicle and stealhand and power tools.• Laurie Bartholomew of Spruce Hollow Road, North-umberland, reported Saturday a window on her 2008 Kia wassmashed and a Garmin GPSunit was stolen while it wasparked at 83 Conwell Street.• Sherri Weidlich of 21Cum-miskey St. reported Saturdaythe two left tires of her vehicle were slashed.• The Turkey Hill store at200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. report-ed Friday night a womanpumped nearly $53 of gasolinein her vehicle and drove off without paying.• Vanessa Rosada of Wilkes-Barre was charged with driving under the influence Saturdayafter police found her in her vehicle on the railroad tracksnear the intersection of NorthMain and Johnson streets. Sheshowed signs of intoxicationand failed field sobriety testspolice administered. She wastaken into custody, transportedto police headquarters and laterreleased.• Anthony Karsko, no age oraddress provided, was charged with simple assault after a do-mestic dispute at the residenceof Jennifer Breish on StanleyStreet Friday night.• George Blauer of Wilkes-Barre was charged with simpleassault after he struck JennyBlauer in the face at a residenceon Hortense Street Fridaynight.• Mark Hickman of Wilkes-Barre was charged with harass-ment Friday after he damagedthe property of Kristy Rackin-son of Wilkes-Barre at a resi-dence on Academy Street• Diana Jimison of191Loo-mis St. reported Friday moneyand jewelry were taken from herresidence.• Jessica Bialko of 575 N.Franklin St. reported Friday atelevision was taken from herresidence.• Mark McDermott of BarneyStreet reported Friday for WorkForce heaters valued at $40each were taken from 326 CareyAve.• Randy Rosado, 27, of MillStreet was charged with publicdrunkenness Friday on GeorgeAvenue. He was taken intocustody, transported to policeheadquarters and held until he was sober.• Lisa Thomas of 36 Wyom-ing St. reported Friday sneak-ers, computer game systems, alaptop computer and two iPods were taken from her residence.• Keith Donald reportedSaturday a GPS unit was re-moved from his vehicle while it was parked on WestminsterStreet.• Brenda Battle of Wilkes-Barre reported Saturday therear door damaged at her resi-dence on North Sherman Streetin the Sherman Hills housing complex.
– A cityman was arrested by Swoyers- ville police and the LuzerneCounty Drug Task Force oncharges he sold marijuana fromhis Simpson Street residence.David J. Brink, 44, was ar-raigned by District Judge DavidBarilla in Swoyersville on twocounts of possession with intentto deliver a controlled sub-stance, and one count each of possession of a controlled sub-stance, possession of drug par-aphernalia and criminal use of communication facility. He was jailed at the Luzerne CountyCorrectional Facility for lack of $50,000 bail.Police allege Brink sold mari- juana from his residence at101Simpson St. on Thursday.A search warrant was laterserved at the residence result-ing in the discovery of morethan one pound of marijuana,$1,129, contraband, a shotgunand shotgun shells, according tothe criminal complaint.A preliminary hearing isscheduled on Feb. 2 in Wilkes-Barre Central Court.
– Two people were arrested Thursday oncharges they sold heroin.Guy J. Moscatelli, 41, andJosephine Ann Collazo, 36, bothof 75 Blair St., Plymouth, werecharged with possession withintent to deliver a controlledsubstance and criminal conspir-acy. Moscatelli was furthercharged with possession of acontrolled substance, posses-sion of drug paraphernalia andcriminal use of communicationfacility.Moscatelli and Collazo werearraigned by District JudgeMartin Kane in Wilkes-Barreand jailed at the Luzerne Coun-ty Correctional Facility for lackof $30,000 bail each.Police and the Luzerne Coun-ty Drug Task Force allege Mos-catelli and Collazo sold heroinin a parking lot near West Mar-ket Street and Wyoming Avenueon Dec.13, according to thecriminal complaints.Preliminary hearings arescheduled on Feb. 2.
– A woman was taken to the hospital Fridaynight after an apparent assault,police said.Police Chief Joseph Jacobsaid police were called around10:30 p.m. to a house on Inde-pendence Drive in the CapitolHill development, where thefemale victim had knocked onthe door and asked the home-owner to call 9-1-1.Jacob said the woman, who isfrom Wilkes-Barre, said she waspicked up from a house in Wilkes-Barre and taken to thedevelopment by a black maleshe did not know, who thenassaulted her. But Jacob alsosaid police received conflicting reports and need to interviewthe woman again to gain a bet-ter understanding.Jacob said the woman hadlacerations on her face and headand appeared to have beenassaulted. The incident wasoriginally reported to 9-1-1as astabbing, but Jacob said thatreport was inaccurate.She was transported to anarea hospital for treatment,Jacob said. Investigation iscontinuing.
– State policearrested Robert Hollenbacg, of Kingston, on DUI charges fol-lowing a traffic stop at12:30a.m. Saturday on Route 315.
Torrey Sattof, Forty Fort,and Debra Sattof, Swoyersville
Peter Bacumpas, King-ston, and Zoe Ann Bacumpas,Kingston
Michele T. Schirf, HanoverTownship, and John J. Schirf,Flinton, Pa.
Jeffrey E. Aschman, RockGlen, and Beverly Aschman,Kingston
Sandra L. Yenalevitch,Luzerne, and William J. Yena-levitch Jr., Luzerne
Harold Heskell Jr., Brown-dale, and Libby Heskell,Browndale
Richard Roth, Wilkes-Barre, and Arlene Roth,Wilkes-Barre
Melissa S. Kitchell, WhiteHaven, and Clark Martin Kitch-ell, Wilkes-Barre
Jill Marie English, Ed-wardsville, and Daniel LeeEnglish, Mountain Top
Tina Greskewicz, Dallas,and Anthony Greskewicz,Edwardsville
Debra Weisgerber,Swoyersville, and Dean Weis-gerber, Pittston
Katheryn Vozar, Drums,and James Vozar Jr., Wilkes-Barre
Toneisha Drennon, Wilkes-Barre, and Reco Drennon,Troy, Pa.
Sharlene Androckitis,Nanticoke, and Michael An-drockitis, Nanticoke
Melanie J. Dulina, McA-doo, and Nicholas A. Dulina,Tresckow
Timothy J. Barletta, Ha-zleton, and Michele J. Barlet-ta, McAdoo
Christine Herbener-Got-wols, Freeland, and Thoams A.Gotwols, Freeland
Donald R. Buckinghamand Alise M. Kryznewski
Gerfin Arony Navarro andOzeny Marcelly Tejeda
Colby Christopher Ozgoand Catrina Alicia Lispi
Karim Twyman and Jo-lene Mintzer
Gerard Beozzo and Do-rothy Stoffa Johnson
Glenn Parada and LoriSmith
Roberto SosaHernandezand Lauren T. Vargas
Jeffrey Haraschak andLinda Massa
Lucas Felix Ynoa Rosarioand Kenia R. Herrera Jimenez
Robert William Thomasand Annette Hogan
David Hardin and MollieMcEvoy
Joseph Patrick Jacksonand Chynna Marie Kishbaugh
Edward Ovalles and Da-niela Hernandez
William Arthur Hempleand Jessica Lynn Myerski
Homeowner arrested at site of Dupont fire
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damaged the rear of a house at11Wilson St., Dupont. BoroughFire Chief Don Hudzinski said he contacted a state police fire marshal to investigate ‘whatappears to be a fire that started on the back porch.’ The homeowner, Dominick Dente, 58,was taken into custody after he fought with firefighters who responded to the call around3:10 p.m. Police filed charges of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and public drunk-enness against Dente, saying he was abusive to Red Cross personnel and combative withpolice. Additional charges are possible pending the results of the fire investigation, policesaid. Dente declined to comment. He was arraigned by District Judge James Dixon in Ha-zle Township and committed to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of$25,000 bail. Hudzinski said the damage was contained to the ceiling and walls on theenclosed back porch.
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