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– A19-year-olddriver was killed and his two teenage pas-sengers were injured in a single car acci-dent Friday night on Winding Road.State police said Christopher Stabler,19,of Bloomsburg, was pronounced dead atthe scene of the accident, which occurredat about10:20 p.m. Friday.He was not wearing a seat belt, statepolice said.Stabler was driving a 2002 Mercury Cou-gar that went off the road along a sweeping right turn about a half-mile from Asbury Road.According to state police: The driver lostcontrol after the vehicle crossed the oncom-ing lane and went onto a dirt berm. It trav-eled approximately 500 feet west on Wind-ing Road before rolling onto the driver’sside and striking a utility pole with the roof above the front seat passenger area, bring-ing the car to a rest in a grassy area next tothe roadway.State police said Stabler’s two passengersalso suffered injuries in the crash. A17-year-old male from Bloomsburg, who was notidentified by state police, suffered severeinjuries, and Rachel Bowman,18, of Ben-ton, suffered moderate injuries.It is not known whether the two pas-sengers were wearing seat belts, state po-lice said.
– Township police arrest-ed a man wanted by the PennsylvaniaBoard of Probation and Parole after a footchase Thursday.At approximately 5:50 p.m., police stop-ped a vehicle driven by Marlon Womack,22, of Wilkes-Barre, because the vehicle’sinspection sticker had expired, police said.Police said Womack provided a falsename to the officer who stopped him, and while the officer was in his patrol car, Wo-mack exited his vehicle and ran. Officersgave chase and eventually found Womackhiding under a pine tree on Austin Avenuein Wilkes-Barre, police said.He was taken into custody and charged with escape, resisting arrest, providing false identification to law enforcement,criminal trespass, driving with a suspendedlicense and expired inspection, police said. When police learned Womack’s true identi-ty, he was also found to be wanted by thestate probation and parole board, policesaid. Wilkes-Barre city police assisted in theapprehension of Womack.
– City police are investigat-ing a report of multiple shots fired in thearea of 232 Cedar St. at approximately 4:45a.m. Saturday.Police said they discovered multiple shellcasings from at .223-caliber semi-automatic weapon in the area.Anyone who witnessed or has informa-tion about the incident is asked to contactHazleton city police or call 911.
– State police said someoneforced entry through the rear door of therectory at Immaculate Conception Churchon Centre Street and stole a 32-inch flatscreen television Friday evening.
– Township policereported the following:• Holly Groshek of Fellows Avenue saidsomeone removed a Playstation 3 gameconsole and a Fender Stratocaster guitarfrom her residence sometime Thursday orFriday. No forced entry was reported, policesaid.• Police are investigating a hit-and-runaccident at the intersection of the SansSouci Parkway and Oxford Street Friday.Police said Diane Hall’s vehicle wasstruck by a purple Chevrolet Camaro bear-ing a New York license plate, which contin-ued driving east off the Sans Souci Park- way. The Camaro was driven by a whitemale with long hair and was last seen trav-eling north on Woodbury Street, policesaid.Hall sustained minor injuries in the crashand was transported from the scene by Hanover Township ambulance.
– City police reportedthe following:• Police said they charged Derek Zambi-no of Dallas with driving under the influen-ce after he was allegedly found asleep at the wheel of his vehicle at a stop sign on River-side Drive at 2:32 a.m. Saturday.• Police charged Charles Holminski withsimple assault after he allegedly choked a22-year-old woman outside the HardwareBar,12 S. Main St., at12:48 a.m. Saturday.• Police confirmed the identity of theman shot Tuesday as Darnell Jackson of Hazle Avenue.According to police, officers were calledto 302 Hazle Ave. at 4:19 p.m. Tuesday for areport of a male shot in the leg by a hand-gun. Police said Jackson was being treatedfor his injuries when they arrived. He hadbeen shot in the left groin area, police said. The only information Jackson providedpolice was that he was shot in the park onHickory Street by an unknown white male,police said. A search of the Iron TrianglePark yielded no results, police said.He was transported to Geisinger Wyom-ing Valley Medical Center for treatment,police said.
– Vanessa Horuath,29, of Butler Township was taken into cus-tody early Saturday morning on suspicionof driving under the influence, state policesaid.Horuath’s vehicle was stopped on theside of the road in the area of Center Hilland Cony-Drums roads at 6:53 a.m., statepolice said. She showed signs of intoxica-tion while state police investigated thereason for her vehicle being stopped, statepolice said. She was driven to the Hazletonstate police station for a breath test, statepolice said.Charges will be filed with a DistrictJudge Daniel O’Donnell in Sugarloaf, statepolice said.
– Steven Jacobsen, 25, of Somerset, N.J. was issued a traffic citationafter a car crash Friday afternoon on PointDrive, state police said.Jacobsen was traveling east on the road- way around 4:20 p.m. and negotiating acurve to the right when he lost control of his 2008 Honda Civic, hit a large rockalongside the roadway, and continued downa steep embankment, state police said.Jacobsen and passengers, Joseph Hag-man, 25, and Tarik Shah, 25, both of West-field, N.J., wore seatbelts and were notinjured.State police issued a citation to Jacobsenfor driving on roadways laned for traffic.
– A man was arraigned Thursday on charges he kidnapped a preg-nant woman.Carlos Cortes, 26, of East Diamond Ave-nue, Hazleton, was charged with kidnap-ping, indecent assault and false imprison-ment. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $150,000bail.According to the criminal complaint:A woman told police she was walking inan alley near Diamond Avenue when a mandriving a car stopped next to her at about 7p.m. Wednesday. She claimed the manforced her into the car and drove away. While he was driving, she said he mo-lested her outside her clothing. The woman said she escaped from thecar about six miles from where she wasforced into the car.A witness saw the woman lying on theroad and called 911.Police said the woman was flown to Geis-inger Wyoming Valley Medical Center forinjuries. With assistance from the state police atHazleton, police located the car, a blue Ford Taurus owned by Cortes.Cortes told police he offered a ride to agirl who jumped from his car, according tothe criminal complaint.
– Township policereported the following:• Five cast iron storm grates were report-ed stolen Friday from South and Stanley streets, Tanya Drive and Lasley Avenue. The grates are approximately 48 inches by 26 inches.• Two males Friday stole 20 bottles of Axe body spray worth approximately $120from the CVS Pharmacy on Carey Avenue. They fled in a black, four-door Ford Taurus with tinted windows. Anyone with informa-tion about the theft is asked to contactpolice at 570 825-1254.• The Slice is Right pizza restaurant onthe Sans Souci Parkway reported Monday tar paper and roofing material weredumped in its garbage container in the rearof the business.
– City police reportedthe following:• Jennifer Allen of Stanton Street report-ed Friday someone used her ACCESS cardto make an unauthorized purchase of $52.50 at the Turkey Hill at 616 Hazle Ave.on March15.• Yvette Davis, 40, of NewStreet, Plymouth will be charged with vio-lating a protection from abuse order afterMark Rivers, the father of her daughter,said Davis was shouting at him outside hisresidence Thursday on South Welles Street.• A13-year-old boy from Wilkes-Barre was charged with retail theft Thursday afteran employee at Schiel’s Market on HanoverStreet said he saw the teenager place fivecandy bars worth $4.95 in his pocket with-out paying for them.• Donna Hooker reported Friday her car was stolen after a burglary at her residenceon Joseph Lane. The silver, 2001Ford Fo-cus has Pennsylvania license plateHTH-1035. The keys to the car and a 42-inch flat screen television were stolen in theburglary.• Jessica Sheehan of Plains Township was charged with driving under the influen-ce Thursday night after a hit-and-run acci-dent on Gore Street.
themoney.“What do I do with this useless lot-teryticketnow?”LaurelAshtonBrooksofGreensboro,N.C.,askedonTwitter.As the jackpot got bigger by the hour on Thursday and Fri-day, Americans had snappedup tickets while dreaming of quitting jobs, paying off debts,building hospitals, buying anisland. On Saturday, they tooktoTwitterandFacebooktobe-moan their lost, razor-thinchanceatmillions.All told, Americans spentnearly $1.5 billion for a chanceto hit the jackpot, which amounts to a$462 million lump sum and around$347millionafterfederaltaxwithhold-ing. With the jackpot odds at 1 in 176million, it would cost $176 million tobuy up every combination. Underthatscenario, the strategy would win $171millionlessifyourstatealsowithholdstaxes.Illinois’winnerused aquick pick —anautomaticallygeneratedsetofdigits— to select the winning numbers at aconveniencestoreinthesmalltownof Red Bud, south of St. Louis, IllinoisLottery spokesman Mike Lang said. The winning numbers also were pur-chased at a 7-Eleven in Milford Mill,Md., north of Baltimore, and some- whereinnortheastKansas.“It’s just unbelievable. Everyone is wantingtoknowwhoitis,”saidDeniseMetzger,manageroftheMo-toMart where Illinois’ win-ningticketwassold.In Maryland, TV camerasdescendeduponthe7-Eleven where the state’s winning ticket was purchased. Theharried manager repeatedly said “No interviews” to re-porterspressingfordetailsascustomers pushed throughthe media crush for theirmorningcoffee. The third winning ticket was pur-chasedinnortheastKansas,butnooth-er information would be released by the Kansas Lottery until the winnercomes forward, spokeswoman Cara S.Sloan-Ramos said. The Kansas loca-tion that sold the ticket will receive$10,000.Kansas law also allows lottery win-nerstoremainanonymous,thoughlot-terywinnersinIllinoisareidentified.
All told,Americansspent nearly$1.5 billion fora chance tohit the jack-pot…
DALLAS – The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center opened itsdoors on Saturday to invite the localcommunitytothecenter’sfirstSpring Eggstravaganza to celebrate the up-coming holiday."I’m very excited about today," saidChristine Tarbox, Meadows adminis-trator. "We love bringing the commu-nityintoourfacilitytospendtimeandhave some fun." Tarbox said it’s very important topromote intergeneration interactionbetween the facility’s residents andthe community. The indoor event featured vendorsoffering a selection of wares, jewelry,baked and canned goods and crafts.Games and healthy treats wereplanned for the children along with anumberofhands-onartsandcraftsac-tivities and a surprise visit from theEaster Bunny."Our residents are enjoying theEaster Bunny as much as the kids,"said Betty Sorchick, a member of TheMeadows Volunteer Services. “It’s wonderful to see them having such agood time."
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Eggstravaganza for Easter
Times Leader Correspondent
Fire hits Plains Township building
BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER
Plains Township and surrounding communitiesresponded to a fire at a two-story building on the corner of Helenand South River streets around 6:45 p.m. Saturday. Plains TownshipDeputy Fire Chief Mark Ritsick said the fire started on the first floorof the building, which was vacant. The first floor sustained heat andsmoke damage, he said. The second floor was occupied and sus-tained smoke damage. No one was in the building and the cause isunder investigation, said Ritsick.
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