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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jul 30 | via PennLive.com
A Northumberland County man is accused of sexually assaulting an 11 or 12-year old boy multiple times in 2003, according to a state police news release. Johnathan Rockwell Grove, 27, of Shamokin, faces several charges including felony rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse as a result of the accusations. Comment?
Thursday Jul 30 | via The News Item
Johnathan Rockwell Grove, 27, for whom there was no street address listed in online court records, was taken into custody Wednesday in the Harrisburg area. He was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale, of Frackville, and incarcerated in Schuylkill County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 28 | via The News Item
A Shamokin man charged with assaulting a probation officer earlier this year was sentenced Monday to one to two years in state prison and ordered to pay a $250 fine plus costs. Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest imposed the sentence on 39-year-old Jason P. Carl Sr., who will begin serving time Thursday. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via The News Item
Three people have been charged with assault and two others were cited for summary offenses relating to a July 4 fight at First and Gowen streets that allegedly was prompted by fireworks set off in the neighborhood. Michael Fantigrossi Jr., 51, of 1739 Pulaski Ave., Coal Township, his 45-year-old wife, Jennifer K. Fantigrossi, and Leo Mirolli, 44, of 138 S. First St., Shamokin, face a felony of riot and misdemeanors of simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via The News Item
Charges are pending against at least one of those people after emergency personnel were dispatched to 42-44 E. Independence St., next to Dollar General, for a person in cardiac arrest. The synthetic drug "spice" was located in an apartment located above Berk's Thrift Store and Angel Hearts Pediatric Care, according to Cpl. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via The News Item
A Coal Township man who pleaded guilty in May to four felony counts of burglary and multiple drug offenses was sentenced Monday to 4 to 8 years in state prison and ordered to pay approximately $18,000 in restitution and $700 in fines. Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest imposed the sentence on Eric J. Weikel, who previously rejected a plea offer from the district attorney's office and has been represented by three defense attorneys in the seven cases that date back to 2013. Comment?
Jun 30, 2015 | via The News Item
Jacob Engle, 24, of Berrysburg, was sentenced Monday by Northumberland County Judge Charles H. Saylor. Engle pleaded guilty March 26 to sexual assault and two counts of aggravated indecent assault. Comment?
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