Incident reports from Pennsylvania state police at Blooming Grove

| 28 Sep 2011 | 03:06

    • On Nov 23, 5:15 p.m., police charged Keith Phillips, 33 with striking Michael Scerbo, 33 with a closed fist and giving Scerbo a bloody nose. Both men were inmates at the Pike County Jail. A citation for harrassment was issued against Phillips. • On Dec 13, at 7:40 a.m., police said John Goncalves, 18, of Shohola was eastbound on Route 6 near Frenchtown Road in his 1995 Subaru, when he struck 1992 Ford pickup operated by Barry Gombert, 59, which was parked on the eastbound roadside. There were no injuries reported. • On Dec 15 at 6:30 p.m., on State Route 2001 near Fisher Road, police said Charles Holley, of Milford, no age given, was driving southbound in a 2004 Toyota when he collided with a northbound 2005 Pontiac, driven by Richard Vealey, no address or age given. Holley was not injuried. Police said injuries to Vealey, his passenger Tiffany Rekun and an unidentified juvenile were unknown. • On Dec 15 at 1:30 p.m., police arrested Matthew Bouma, 23, of Montague, NJ, who was being sought by the Sussex County Prosecutors Office for a probation violation, the attempted subsitution of a sample during a urine test. Bouma was arraigned before Magistrate William Sanquilly and taken to the Pike County Jail to await extradition. • On Dec 15 at 11 p.m. police arrested Michael Anthony Ayres of Tafton, 30, on charges of simple assault, endangering the welfare of a child and harrassment. Police say Ayres struck Jennifer M. Wannamaker, 27, during a domestic dispute while she was holding her two year-old child. Police said Ayres was angry because Wannamaker had failed to call him “to let him know she was safe.” Wannamaker and her child were transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment. Ayres was arraigned before Magistrate Sanquilly and imprisoned at the Pike County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail. • On Dec 16, between 3 and 4 p.m., police report that Kenneth Michael Naturale, 25, of Greeley, parked his vehicle at the Greeley Firehouse, where he was later found dead outside the vehicle, apparently at his own hand. The Pike County Coroner assisted police at the scene. • On Dec 17 at 12:52 p.m., police said a 2002 Subaru driven by Tanya Chervenak, 21, of Carbondale, drifted onto the icey shoulder of eastbound Route I-84, spun around back onto the roadway, and reportedly rolled over three times. Chervenak suffered minon injuries and was transported to Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis for treatment. • Between Dec 17 and 18, state police say a Log Tavern Drive residence in Dingman Township was burglarized and a Maytag stove and dishwasher were stolen. Appliances are beige and the stove has a black ceramic top and two ovens. Anyone with information about these items is asked to contact state police at 570-226-5718. • On Dec 17 at about 10 p.m., police say persons unknown slashed two inflatable Christmas decorations in the front yard of the John Olenick residence in Gold Key, opposite the development security office. Police said a dark colored pickup truck was seen in the vicinity. Anyone with information about the vandalism is asked to contact state police. • On Dec 19 at 1:30 p.m. police investigated a claim of theft and passing a bad check at Hemlock Farms. Police said Maria L. Colucci and Scott Veleber had rented a furnished home at 109 Pommel Drive, paid with a bad check, and left taking numerous items from the residence. Anyone with information about their whereabouts is asked to contact state police.