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PITTSTON — A city man was arrested after a teenage girl reported that he sexually assaulted her.


Charles Miller, 58, of 5 George St., allegedly assaulted the girl at his home on March 29.


He was arrested and charged with one count of indecent assault without the consent of another and one count of indecent assault by forcible compulsion, according to court papers. He was arraigned before District Judge Andrew Barilla and jailed at Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $100,000 unsecured bail.


A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Wednesday.


OLD FORGE — Omsaibabakrupa Company, 410 N. Main St., was cited with a violation of the state liquor code for allegedly selling or furnishing or permitting the sale or furnishing of liquor to a minor on Feb. 5, according to the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.


WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following:


• Logan Fitzsimmons reported on Wednesday that an unknown person entered a gym at 149 N. Main St. and stole his iPod, a wallet, head phones, gift cards, insurance cards and his driver’s license from his jacket. The theft occurred between 8:47 p.m. and 9:05 p.m. on Tuesday.


• City police cited Matthew Dean Shaw, 22, of Plymouth, with public drunkenness when they say he was found lying on the sidewalk in the area of 82 Carey Ave. at 5:46 p.m. Wednesday. Shaw allegedly told police he ingested about 10 prescription tablets and was unable to maintain his balance and keep his eyes open. The citation was filed with District Judge Rick Cronauer.


WILKES-BARRE — A man who police say is a member of the Crips street gang was arraigned Friday on charges he sold crack cocaine in March.


Dominick Owens, 21, last known address as Bunny Lane, Edwardsville, was charged by police and the Luzerne County Drug Task Force with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $75,000 bail.


Drug officers allege Owens, originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., sold crack cocaine in the Sherman Hills apartment complex on March 15, according to the criminal complaint.


Court records say Owens was in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun when he sold the drugs.


A preliminary hearing is scheduled on April 11.


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