PLYMOUTH — Police arrested Tierees Anthony Owens, 28, of East Shawnee Avenue, Plymouth, in connection with a home invasion in March.
Owens was charged with eight counts of robbery, four counts of simple assault, two counts each of burglary, terroristic threats and disorderly conduct, and one count each of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and harassment. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $500,000 bail.
PLAINS TWP. —Police said Jerome Wolbert reported that sometime between 4:15 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday someone threw a rock at the windshield of his Honda Accord and cracked it while the car was parked at the Seven Tubs Nature Area on state Route 115.
WILKES-BARRE — City police said they arrested three juveniles — a 13-year-old girl, a 12-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy — after investigating a disturbance in the area of Horton Street and Carey Avenue just after 12:30 a.m. Sunday.
Police allege the three children charged at officers when two women were arrested on public-drunkenness offenses.
The incident began with police investigating a fight. After the situation calmed down, police left but returned a short time later when the fight resumed.
Police said they detained Jazmine Gutierrez, 30, and Chareeda Lewis, 30, as they allegedly exhibited signs of being highly intoxicated. While taking the two women into custody, police said the juveniles became extremely combative and refused to stop and desist their behavior.
The juveniles charged at officers, who used force to stop their actions, police said.
Police said the three juveniles were charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, institutional vandalism and disorderly conduct, and were jailed at a juvenile detention center.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Township police reported the following:
• Marie Sovan reported Friday someone had stolen 13 hanging baskets and four flat flower trays from Ansilio’s Flower Tent on Blackman Street.
• Rajenda Patel reported Friday his Samsung Galaxy 3 cellphone was stolen while he was inside Walmart Supercenter, Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace.
• A store employee at Wine & Spirits, Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace, reported Friday a woman had stolen a bottle of pineapple vodka and drove away in a burgundy Ford Explorer.
• David Smolev reported Friday someone had stolen the registration plate, Pennsylvania HWC-2653, from his 2012 Volkswagen while it was parked near Bon-Ton, Wyoming Valley Mall.
• Amy Fought reported Friday her wallet was stolen while she was in Target, Wilkes-Barre Township Commons.
HANOVER TWP. — Township police reported the following:
• A preliminary hearing is scheduled on July 15 before District Judge Joseph Halesey for Robert Kapp, 59, of Mountain Top, on evidence of drunken driving.
Police charged Kapp with driving under the influence and careless driving after he allegedly crashed in a construction zone on state Route 309 on April 28. The crash closed the north and southbound lanes of Route 309 for about one hour.
• A preliminary hearing is scheduled on July 22 before District Judge Joseph Halesey for Mary Lou Thompson, 49, of Wilkes-Barre, on evidence of drunken driving.
Police charged Thompson with driving under the influence and two traffic summaries after she allegedly drove a vehicle intoxicated and with headlights turned off on Hazle Street on May 19.
• Police recently charged John Hummer, 35, of McCarragher Street, Wilkes-Barre, with theft and receiving stolen property after he allegedly took electronic cigarettes while he was employed at Coremark on West End Road. \
A preliminary hearing for Hummer is scheduled on July 22 before District Judge Joseph Halesey.