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WILKES-BARRE – City police reported the following:

An unknown person dented Harry Zimmerman’s 2008 Dodge with an unknown object on the 200 block of South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard just before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Bernadette Verhoski, of Moyallen Street, reported on Monday someone had accessed her debit card account from Dec. 22 and Dec. 23, 2008. The investigation into the access device fraud continues, police said.

Someone scratched the door of Judy Comisky’s vehicle on Tuesday morning.

An unknown suspect removed cash from David Walsh’s vehicle at 650 S. Main St. at about 12:12 p.m. Tuesday.

Kimberly Wielgosz, of Wilkes-Barre, reported on Friday she received harassing phone calls from a 17-year-old male from Pittston. The juvenile will be cited with harassment, police said.

Denise Carrerro, 23, reported an unknown suspect stomped on the roof of her 1997 Acura, causing it to cave in, at Hutson and Dana streets sometime overnight on Friday.

Michael Prokopick, 21, of Wilkes-Barre, reported an unknown suspect broke into his residence at 150 Grove St. stealing a Nintendo Wii game, and Xbox, guitar and a digital camera on Tuesday night.

An unknown suspect smashed the side window of 26-year-old Justin Ide’s vehicle and stole an iPod at Park & Lock Central just after 5 p.m. Friday.

HAZLE TWP. – A yellow and black Yale forklift was stolen from the rear of Ashley Furniture on Airport Beltway in Hazle Township sometime between 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday, state police reported.

Police believe the forklift might have been put onto a flatbed tow truck or large truck to remove it from the scene. There are no suspects, police said.

Anyone with information should call the Hazleton barracks at 459-3890.

COURTDALE – Curtis Simmons, 58, of Dallas, was involved in a one-vehicle crash at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, police said.

Simmons lost control of a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt he was driving southbound on the Cross Valley at Exit 6 and hit the concrete divider separating the south and northbound lanes, according to state police at Wyoming.

The driver and his passenger, Karen Simmons, 56, of Dallas, were not injured, police said.

LAKE TWP. – A man faces trespassing charges after state police say he was discovered hunting on Falcon Oil Co.’s posted property in a wooded area just off of Meeker Outlet Road around 10:45 a.m. Thursday.

John Michael Rusonis, 49, of Sweet Valley, was charged with criminal trespass, according to state police at Wyoming.

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