Charged. Peter V. Picciurro, 23, of 566 New Berlin Highway, Middleburg, charged by Middleburg police with cruelty to animals for allegedly kicking a stray kitten and allowing his dog to attack the animal on Sept. 7 along East Raleigh Avenue in Middleburg. The kitten later died, police said.
Charged. Nikki J. Master, 26, of 248 Spriggle Lane, Paxtonville, charged by Middleburg police with harassment by communications for allegedly placing repeated harassing telephone calls and sending unwanted text messages to a Beavertown woman in September.
Charged. Tara l. Arcaro, 35, of 1056 Ridge Road, Liverpool, charged by Middleburg police with a bad check charge for allegedly issuing a worthless $75.37 check to the IGA market in Middleburg on May 3.
JOHN REED, SELINSGROVE
Charged. Shane G. Castucci, 26, of 729 Old Routes 11-15, Selinsgrove, charged by state police at Selinsgrove with driving while under the influence of alcohol, failure to drive in the proper lane, failure to drive at a safe speed, careless driving, failure to give information or render aid at an accident scene and accidents involving damage to an unattended vehicle or property following a one-vehicle crash at about 12:53 a.m. Nov. 2 on Route 15 in Monroe Township, Snyder County. Police said Castucci fled the accident scene and went into the nearby woods to hide. He was found following a 30-minute search, police said. Blood-alcohol level: 0.211 percent.
Charged. Nicholas R. Reardon, 19, of West Deptford, N.J., charged by Selinsgrove police with possession of a small amount of marijuana and underage drinking Nov. 1 in West Hall at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove.
Charged. Kia Jenai Polite, 20, of 3042 N. Old Trail, Shamokin Dam, charged by Shamokin Dam police with terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment for an incident at 6:10 p.m. Nov. 5 in Shamokin Dam. Borough police said she allegedly used a hammer to threaten her boyfriend, Michael Runko, during a domestic dispute. She also was charged with hitting and biting Runko during the dispute, according to court papers.