Police Blotter


Woman charged

with stealing vehicle

SUGAR NOTCH — Chris Ann Krepps, 53, of Riley Street, Sugar Notch, was arraigned Wednesday after borough police allege she stole a vehicle.

According to a criminal complaint:

Amanda Sonnak told police Tuesday she left her vehicle at Krepps’ residence. Sonnak claimed Krepps took her vehicle and fled police from another jurisdiction using the car.

Sonnak claimed Krepps failed to respond to multiple calls and messages to return the vehicle.

Krepps was arraigned by Senior District Judge Ronald Swank in Luzerne County Central Court on charges of theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle and receiving stolen property. She was released on $5,000 unsecured bail.

Hunlock man accused

of assaulting ex-girlfriend

WILKES-BARRE — Joshua Smith Henrie, 29, of Main Road, Hunlock Township, was arraigned Wednesday on charges he assaulted his ex-girlfriend at a residence on Prospect Street, Wilkes-Barre.

According to a criminal complaint:

Alexander Kelly told city police Saturday she was awakened when Henrie appeared in her bedroom and screamed at her. Kelly claimed Henrie jumped on her and slapped her in the face.

When Kelly’s roommate intervened, Henrie smashed a cell phone.

Henrie fled the residence when the roommate told him she called police.

Officers say the front door hinges were damaged when Henrie forced his way inside.

Henrie was arraigned by Senior District Judge Ronald Swank in Luzerne County Central Court on charges of simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment. He was released on $5,000 unsecured bail.

Police: Wanted woman

caught with heroin in WB

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Joanna Vogrin, 48, of Tunkhannock, when she was allegedly found loitering behind a vacant building on South Franklin Street at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said Vogrin was in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia. A records check showed Vogrin was wanted on a contempt of court charge in Wyoming County.

Vogrin was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.

Cinder block

damages vehicle

WILKES-BARRE — A woman reported to city police Tuesday that an unknown person threw a cinder block that damaged the passenger side of her vehicle on South Franklin Street.