Sunday, October 8, 2023

Schuylkill County Detectives Seek Public's Help in Locating Wanted Minersville Man


Schuylkill County Detectives are asking the public for assistance in locating a wanted Minersville man.

Michael Phillip Belson, 45, is wanted on two active bench warrants issued in separate cases for failure to appear at the Courthouse for Jury Selection for his cases on September 5, 2023.

Belson failed to appear at the Schuylkill County Courthouse on September 5, 2023, for Jury Selection for charges he is facing. 

The original charges in this case are:
  • DUI: General Impairment – Misdemeanor
  • DUI: Controlled Substance – Impaired Ability – Misdemeanor 1
  • Driving While Operating Privilege Suspended/Revoked - Summary
Benson's last known address is reported as 201 Sunbury Street, Minersville, PA 17954.

He is described as standing at 5 feet 10 inches in height and weighs approximately 200 lbs.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about Michael Phillip Belson's whereabouts or any other fugitive in Schuylkill County to step forward and contact the District Attorney's Office at 570-628-1350 or the Schuylkill County Tip Line at 570-624-3988. Additionally, information can be shared via email at

In the event that anyone spots or comes into contact with Michael Phillip Belson, Schuylkill County officials advise calling the Schuylkill County 9-1-1 Center immediately.

Officials assure the public that all information provided will be treated as confidential. For more information and to access a list of Schuylkill County Bench Warrants, you can visit the Schuylkill County website at