Monday, July 6, 2015

5 Arrested from Incident at Pottsville Sheetz

An incident on Friday at the Sheetz in Pottsville has five people in custody.

According to the Pottsville Police, officers saw Tyler R. McNulty, 23, of Schuylkill Haven, inside Sheetz and were knew of an existing arrest warrant against him by Schuylkill County Adult Probation.

McNulty was taken into custody and a search found he was in possession of methamphetamine.

The officers on scene then found Kyle F. Lombel, 23, also of Schuylkill Haven, who was with McNulty and was hiding in the bathroom.  Lombel was also taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers then found Gianfranco Dovidio, 26, of Pottsville, who was wanted on a warrant from the Schuylkill County District Attorney’s Office.

Dovidio was found with a stun gun and drug paraphernalia.

All three were committed to Schuylkill County Prison from the scene on their outstanding warrants.

Criminal complaints will be filed charging

  • McNulty with possession of a controlled substance
  • Lombel with possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Dovidio with possession of prohibited offensive weapons and possession of drug paraphernalia.

While still on the scene, police saw two people trying to hide behind McNulty’s vehicle in the parking lot.

The two were identified as Seth Savitsky, 18, of Pottsville, and Brianna Jo Schaeffer, 21, of Cressona.

Savitsky was reportedly in possession of a .22-caliber revolver, five boxes of .22-caliber ammunition and a spring loaded knife.

Savitsky was placed under arrest on charges of felony firearms not to be carried without a license and possession of offensive weapons. He was then committed to Schuylkill County Prison unable to post bail.

Schaeffer was reportedly to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and will be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.