WILKES-BARRE TWP. – A Clarks Summit woman was arraigned Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on charges she failed to pay a $4,749 hotel bill at the Hampton Inn and Suites.
Sherry Lee Yashkus, 49, was charged with theft. She was released on $2,500 unsecured bail.
Township police allege Yashkus failed to pay the Hampton Inn and Suites for staying at the hotel for 90 days. Yashkus left the hotel on April 2 leaving her property in the hotel room, according to the criminal complaint.
HAZLETON – A man was arraigned Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on charges he threatened an ex-girlfriend and her mother and was a fugitive from New York State.
Elton Molina, 21, of West 11th Street, Hazleton, was charged with two counts of terroristic threats, and one count each of harassment and fugitive from justice. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail.
City police allege Molina threatened an ex-girlfriend and her mother through numerous phone calls and text messages in March and April. A records check showed Molina was wanted on a probation violation for robbery in New York, according to the criminal complaints.