Thursday, November 10, 2016

Woman and Son Charged with Concealing Missing Juvenile

Three individuals were arrested early Thursday morning from an incident that occurred Wednesday night around 10:30pm in Mahanoy City.

According to Borough Police, late Wednesday, they received information of a location of a missing juvenile that was seen at the home of Christine Manegold, 42, of 30 East Pine Street.

The juvenile was reported missing on September 27, 2016 through Schuylkill and Northumberland Counties.

Police also said that Manegold had a history of concealing the whereabouts of fugitives from a previous incident.

Based on the information Police received, they acquired a search warrant which they initiated early Thursday morning with the help of Shenandoah and East Union Township Police.

When the warrant was issued, Police found Christine's son Andrew Manegold, 18, upstairs with the missing juvenile.  Andrew was reported to be the boyfriend of the missing juvenile.

Also during the search, police found a silver smoking pipe that is commonly used with smoking marijuana which Christine Manegold stated was hers.

A firearm was also discovered to be in possession of another adult male in the residence, identified as Brandon Ohlinger, 23, of Reading.

Ohlinger was searched where a 9mm loaded handgun and marijuana was discovered.  The firearm was not registered to Ohlinger and he did not have a permit to carry.

The missing juvenile was later taken back to the police station and questioned.  It was discovered that the juvenile had been at Manegold's residence since she was reported missing.  Police had also visited the Manegold's home multiple times where she denied knowing the juveniles whereabouts.

Christine Manegold was charged with felony counts of Concealment of whereabouts of a child, felony Interference with the custody of children, felony endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors and possession of drug paraphernalia,

Andrew Manegold, was charged with those same charges except possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brandon Ohlinger, 23, of Reading was charged with felony receiving stolen property of a firearm, felony firearms not to be carried without a license, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and prohibited offensive weapons.

All 3 were committed to Schuylkill County Prison, The Manegolds on $15,000 10% cash bail, Ohlinger on $25,000 10% cash bail.