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PLAINS TWP. – Township police reported the following:


• A man faces several charges after allegedly throwing an iPad at his girlfriend and fighting with police, township police said.


While police were responding to a domestic disturbance at 7 Princeton Court at 12:03 a.m. on Thursday, a female resident there told them her boyfriend threatened to kill her and himself and threw an iPad at her arm, causing an injury. She told police her boyfriend possessed knives and scissors and fled into the woods behind her apartment, police said.


Police said they located the boyfriend, Steven Hanadel, 22, of Plymouth, in the woods, where he fought with several officers. He was arrested and, once inside the Plains Township holding cell, urinated twice, police said.


Hanadel was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, harassment, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and criminal mischief. He was arraigned before District Judge Diana Malast and jailed at Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $5,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Tuesday before Malast.


The victim was treated at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.


• Police responded at 5:35 p.m. Nov. 2 to an activated burglar alarm at Leoderetti's Service Station on Route 315. Witnesses reported seeing a female running from the scene into a residence at 217 Ridgewood Road.


The resident, Jennifer Wisniewski, was arrested and charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief, criminal trespass and criminal attempt, police said.


Police said Wisniewski admitted to smashing a garage window with a hammer and stealing coins. She was arraigned before District Judge Donald Whittaker in Nanticoke and taken to Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $75,000 bail. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Monday before District Judge Diana Malast in Plains Township.


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