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WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following:


• Mark Forman, 61, was arrested after he allegedly broke into a homeless shelter on Davis Place Thursday night. He was arraigned by District Judge Rick Cronauer, released on $5,000 unsecured bail and faces a preliminary hearing before Cronauer at 10 a.m. Aug. 27.


• John Stagg, age and address not listed, was issued a citation Friday afternoon after police say they found him in the middle of South River Street, having trouble standing and slurring his speech. Stagg allegedly told police he had been drinking.


• Duane Krommes, age and address not listed, was taken into custody on South Main Street Friday afternoon after he allegedly yelled at a woman who had a protection from abuse order against him. Charges were pending later Friday.


• Police are investigating a report of a forgery case in which a woman said a man tried to cash one of her checks at a West Market Street bank on Tuesday. No further details were released.


• Nevin Shemanski, 30, of Wilkes-Barre, was arrested Wednesday on an outstanding warrant from Scranton following police surveillance in the area of North Sherman Street. Police charged him with trespassing and possession/use of drug paraphernalia. A preliminary hearing was set for Sept. 12 before District Judge Martin R. Kane. The nature of his Lackawanna County warrant was not indicated.


KINGSTON — Borough police reported the following:


• Joseph M. Kearney, 45, of 40 S. Loveland Ave., was charged with terroristic threats and harassment after he allegedly claimed to be “the devil” Thursday night and threatened to kill his girlfriend with a kitchen knife during a domestic dispute at his home.


Susan Ejsmont told police that Kearney also had kicked her in the back. Kearney denied any physical confrontation but admitted he had been drinking all night.


He was arraigned before District Judge Rick Cronauer, was released on $5,000 unsecured bail and faces a preliminary hearing before District Judge Paul J. Roberts at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 28.


HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Township police reported the following:


• David Hermanofski, 26, of Dexter Street, was taken into custody Friday morning after police say they determined he was wanted on a failure-to-appear warrant in connection with a driving under the influence charge in Carbon County.


• Barbara Tabbit, 63, and Leon Tabbit, 70, both of South Main Street, were cited with harassment Friday afternoon following an argument that turned physical, police said. Both told police that they spilled ice water on one another and then threw the empty glasses at each other. No injuries were reported.


HAZLETON — City police reported the following:


• Police are investigating a reported burglary in the 600 block of West Seventh Street in which an Xbox 360 console and other video game equipment were taken Friday morning.


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