Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Mahanoy City Man Arrested by West Penn Township Police on Warrant and for Providing False Identification

A Mahanoy City man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after he provided false information to police during a traffic stop and was wanted on a warrant.

According to West Penn Township Police, on November 26th, 2022, Township Police stopped a vehicle after receiving a hit on the license plate reader for an expired registration. 

The driver of the vehicle, Amanda Allamong, 33, of Mahanoy City, was also found to have a suspended driver’s license, no insurance, and altered inspection sticker.

During the traffic stop, the passenger in the vehicle provided false identification to police. A computer search found the identity of the passenger to be Mark Daniel Boykas, 35, also of Mahanoy City. 

Boykas was found to be wanted by Schuylkill County Domestic Relations on an outstanding Bench Warrant.

The false name and date of birth used by Boykas did belong to a real person and was used to avoid apprehension on outstanding warrants.

Boykas was committed to the Schuylkill County Prison on the outstanding warrant. Additional charges were filed against Boykas for identity theft and providing false identification to Police.

The driver of the vehicle, Alamong, received several citations.