Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business

Theft Reported at Jordan Township Business - PSP Montoursville say a trailer was towed from the property of a business establishment in Unityville last month. Trooper Johnathan Buynak said around 4:30 a.m. on March 29, the padlock was cut on the hitch of a trailer parked at 4712 Route 42 highway. The construction trailer was parked parallel to Route 118 at its junction with Route 42, and belonged to Deer View Homes. The thief towed the trailer onto the pipeline in the area of Peterman Road and Route 118 and stole $26,251.30 in tools and supplies. The thief also used black spray paint and tagged the trailer side with graffiti then used 14 gallons of the business's gasoline and 5 gallons of kerosene to douse the inside of the trailer and ground, creating a fuel trail approximately 25 feet in length in an attempt to burn it. The fire burned along the fuel trail but stopped at the opened trailer door, failing to ignite the trailer itself, Buynak said. Anyone with information is asked to contact 570.368.5700.

Additional incidents state police responded to include:

  • Around 2 p.m. on April 23, Daniel Marino Morgret, 18, of Jersey Shore, and a 17-year-old female allegedly entered the Northway Road residence belonging to Collin Richard Jarrels, 20, of Linden through a damaged window. Once inside, the two removed a dvd player, watch and a box of baseball cards, Trooper Justin Rosboschil said.
  • At 10:30 p.m. on April 22, damaged to a portion of electrical fence which surrounds a field at 4854 Elimsport Road in Washington Township was reported. The property belongs to Michael C. Jarrett, 66, of Montgomery, Trooper Brandon Schrawder said.
  • On Feb. 5, 8:55 p.m., Steven C. Marquardt, 55, of 11714 Wallis Run Road, Trout Run, was observed weaving and crossing the center lines of Wallis Run Road. Marquardt was allegedly found to be intoxicated and failed field sobriety testing, Cpl Derron M. Farber said.
  • On April 24, credit card information was obtained, belonging to Todd Knittle, 38, of 960 Pleasant Hills Road, Williamsport, when someone attempted to purchase items from A representative from the website contacted Knittle, asking him to authorize the payment; Knittle was able to cancel his credit card before a payment was made, Trooper Daniel Switzer said.
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