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NOXEN TWP. — Gary Mitchell reported that two men entered his garage on Maple Street at about 11:20 p.m. Monday and stole an orange and white Stihl chainsaw model 044 and then fled in a dark Chrysler car, possibly a Seabreeze. Anyone with information should call state police at Tunkhannock at 570-836-2141.


HAZLETON — City police reported the following:


• Debora and Michael Feschuk, of Hazleton, reported Sunday an undetermined amount of jewelry was stolen from a storage unit they leased at Cedar Street Supply and Storage, North Cedar Street. The theft occurred sometime between June and Sunday.


• Police said Pennsylvania license plate JGJ-4742 was stolen from a vehicle owned by Miguel Garcia-Martinez on Peace Street on Dec. 19.


• Police are investigating an attempted burglary of a residence in the 400 block of Carleton Avenue on Tuesday.


• Police said a male juvenile with retail theft after he allegedly failed to pay for items at Giant Food Store on South Locust Street on Tuesday.


WILKES-BARRE — Charles R. Hoynowski, doing business as CRH Reality Club 79, at 79 Blackman St., was cited with a violation of the state Liquor Code for allegedly having or serving fortified, adulterated and/or contaminated liquor; and violations of the liquor code and Clean Air Act for allegedly smoking or permitting smoking in a public place where smoking is prohibited on Nov. 2, the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement said on Thursday.


PLYMOUTH — A man was arraigned Tuesday on charges he assaulted another man in August.


Piotr Gumolka, 28, of Hanover Township, was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, simple assault, harassment, criminal mischief and two counts of disorderly conduct. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $15,000 bail.


According to the criminal complaint:


Josh Jumper told police he was texting his ex-wife about a radio on Aug. 10 when the ex-wife’s boyfriend, Gumolka, showed up at his residence on East Walnut Street.


Jumper closed the door in Gumolka’s face at which time Gumolka forced open the door and fought with Jumper, the complaint says.


A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Jan. 7.

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