Debit card stolen

Amber Rachelle Johnson, 29, of Rome has recently been charged with access device fraud for withdrawing $357.60 from a debit card without authorization while the victim was in prison.

According to police, the money was stolen sometime between Dec. 22 and Dec. 23. at the Camptown Dandy Mini Mart in Wyalusing Township.

Johnson has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 19 for a preliminary hearing.

Man charged with gun purchase fraud

Michael Keith Polinchock, 41, of Rome has been charged with making false written statements in connection with the purchase of a firearm, a third degree felony, and unsworn falsification to authorities relating to a June 8 incident at Fulmer's Sporting Goods in Wysox.

According to police, Polinchock answered no to a question asking if an applicant has ever been charged with a crime of domestic violence, and a question asking if an applicant has ever been charged with a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than a year, on the Pennsylvania State Police Application/Record of Sale form for purchasing a firearm.

Police said Polinchock's criminal history shows he was charged with domestic violence simple assault on Nov. 10, 2002 and plead guilty to the charge.

Polinchock has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 12 for a preliminary hearing.

Domestic violence

Steven Mark Brown, 37, of Rome has recently been charged with simple assault and harassment relating to a Aug. 1 incident in Rome Township.

According to police, Brown stuck his girlfriend in the leg region with an air rifle and pushed her to the floor causing her to break her collarbone.

Brown has been sent a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton on Feb. 19 for a preliminary hearing.