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HAZLETON ‚?? A city teen was charged Tuesday after police said he robbed several people inside a Grant Street home at gunpoint.


Mitchell Dedes of West Hemlock Street was charged with six counts of robbery, three counts relating to possession a firearm, two counts of reckless endangerment, two counts of simple assault and one count each of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.


Dedes was arraigned Tuesday by District Judge Joseph Zola and lodged at the county jail for lack of $100,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing before Zola in Hazleton on Aug. 22.


HUNLOCK TWP. ‚?? A township man was charged Tuesday with intimidation of witnesses, simple assault and harassment after he allegedly argued with and threatened a woman on Aug. 7 about a court hearing on a prior alleged assault they were scheduled to attend the next day.


Nicholas W. Young, 48, of Main Road, was arraigned on the charges Tuesday by District Judge Thomas Sharkey. He was lodged at the county prison for lack of $25,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 22 before District Judge John Hasay in Shickshinny.


HANOVER TWP. ‚?? A township man was charged Tuesday with terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after police said he threatened a fisherman with a gun.


Timothy John Olenick, 31, of South Main Street, was arraigned on the charges Tuesday by District Judge Thomas Sharkey. He is free on $10,000 unsecured bail. He is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 21 before District Judge Joseph Halesey in Hanover Township.


According to court papers, on Monday evening, Ryan Cherkauskas told to police he and a friend were fishing in the river under the Carey Avenue Bridge when they were approached by Olenick and another man who asked for a lighter to light a cigarette.


Cherkauskas said Olenick then pulled out a black pistol and began waving it around, and pointed it at his head to stop him from leaving.


Cherkauskas said Olenick told him to empty his pockets, but nothing was taken from him. He said Olenick continued to threaten to shoot him.


SUGAR NOTCH ‚?? State police at Wyoming reported Gail Brennan, 32, of Main Street, Sugar Notch, was charged with drug-related charges after an investigation by the Troop P Vice/Narcotics Unit and Sugar Notch Police Department.


Police said they seized approximately 41 grams of marijuana and various drug paraphernalia from Brennan‚??s residence.


PLAINS TWP. ‚?? Police said they cited two women after a fight near the Twist Bar on Route 315 early Monday morning.


Police said Kayla Dick, 22, of Greenfield and Stephanie Filipski, 20, of Clarks Summit, were charged with disorderly conduct after police saw them fighting. Filipski was charged with an additional count of underage drinking, while Chelsey Frazier, 19, of Carbondale, was also charged with underage drinking.


Police said no injuries were reported.


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