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07/19/2016

State Police Announce Corporal Promotions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Harrisburg –The Pennsylvania State Police promoted 108 members to the rank of corporal during a ceremony at Bishop McDevitt High School on July 15, Commissioner Tyree C. Blocker announced.

• Peter E. Adam, of Temple, Berks County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop M, Fogelsville.  Corporal Adam enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Matthew P. Auker, of Altoona, Blair County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop G, Hollidaysburg, to Troop A, Ebensburg.  Corporal Auker enlisted in the state police in 1998.

• Meghan F. Barbour, of Carlisle, Cumberland County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop H, Newport.  Corporal Barbour enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Patrick J. Bashline, of Kittanning, Armstrong County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop A, Indiana.  Corporal Bashline enlisted in the state police in 1998.

• Cory L. Beaver, of Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Montoursville Station to the Milton Station.  Corporal Beaver enlisted in the state police in 1995.

• Michael P. Becker, of Auburn, Schuylkill County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations.  Corporal Becker enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Michael J. Berta, Jr., of DuBois, Clearfield County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop C, DuBois, to Troop B, Uniontown.  Corporal Berta enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Edward J. Boettcher, of Mayfield, Lackawanna County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop R, Dunmore.  Corporal Boettcher enlisted in the state police in 1994.

• Gregory T. Bogan, of Butler, Butler County, was promoted within Troop D and reassigned from the Butler Station to the Mercer Station.  Corporal Bogan enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Matthew J. Bonin, of Duncansville, Blair County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the Bedford Station to the Lewistown Station.  Corporal Bonin enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Keith Brislin, of Honesdale, Wayne County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop R, Blooming Grove, to Troop P, Towanda.  Corporal Brislin enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Andrew R. Brothers, of Punxsutawney, Jefferson County, was promoted within Troop C and reassigned from the DuBois Station to the Punxsutawney Station.  Corporal Brothers enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Robin W. Brown, of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Executive Services Office.  Corporal Brown enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Joshua Bryer, of Olyphant, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Hazleton to Troop B, Uniontown.  Corporal Bryer enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Gesuele A. Burello, of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Bureau of Forensic Services.  Corporal Burello enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Joseph T. Bushta, of Factoryville, Wyoming County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop R, Gibson, to Troop F, Stonington.  Corporal Bushta enlisted in the state police in 2002.

• Tandy C. Carey, of Newville, Cumberland County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop H, Harrisburg, to Troop B, Uniontown.  Corporal Carey enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Jeremy J. Carroll, of Throop Borough, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop R, Dunmore, to Troop L, Frackville.  Corporal Carroll enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Robert L. Christman Jr., of Mountain Top, Luzerne County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Hazleton, to the Bureau of Gaming Enforcement.  Corporal Christman enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Cody S. Clark, of Everett, Bedford County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Patrol to Troop J, Avondale.  Corporal Clark enlisted in the state police in 2002.

• Heather Clem-Johnston, of Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, was promoted within Troop B and reassigned from the Uniontown Station to the Belle Vernon Station.  Corporal Clem-Johnston enlisted in the state police in 2003.

• Jonathan R. Colarusso, of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop H, York.  Corporal Colarusso enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Daniel P. Covert, of Lincoln University, Chester County, was promoted within Troop J and reassigned from the Embreeville Station to the Avondale Station.  Corporal Covert enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Timothy R. Culler, of Pleasant Unity, Westmoreland County, was promoted within Troop A and reassigned from the Greensburg Station to the Somerset Station.  Corporal Culler enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• James R. David, Jr., of Fayette County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop D, Butler, to Troop A, Indiana.  Corporal David enlisted in the state police in 2008. 

• Michael R.  Dzvonik, of Ligonier, Westmoreland County, was promoted within Troop A and reassigned from the Greensburg Station to the Somerset Station.  Corporal Dzvonik enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Thomas G. Falcon, of North Wales, Montgomery County, was promoted within Troop K and reassigned from the Philadelphia Station to the Skippack Station.  Corporal Falcon enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Kenneth S. Falkosky, of McConnellsburg, Fulton County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the McConnellsburg Station to the Lewistown Station.  Corporal Falkosky enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Anthony G. Ferdinand, of Mountain Top, Luzerne County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Hazleton, to Troop F, Milton.  Corporal Ferdinand enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Garry P. Ford, Jr., of Bedford, Bedford County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the Bedford Station to the Huntingdon Station.  Corporal Ford enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Gregory S. Fraley, of Benton, Columbia County, was promoted and reassigned from to Corporal, and is assigned to Troop F, Stonington.  He was previously assigned to Troop N, Bloomsburg.  Corporal Fraley enlisted in the state police in 1996.

• Michael C. Gray, of West Decatur, Clearfield County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop C, Clearfield, to Troop A, Indiana.  Corporal Gray enlisted in the state police on May 9, 2011. 

• James F. Gregg, of Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Training and Education to Troop A, Greensburg.  Corporal Gregg enlisted in the state police in 2002.

• Kyle S. Griffith, of Lower Saucon, Northampton County, was promoted within Troop M and reassigned from the Belfast Station to the Fogelsville Station.  Corporal Griffith enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Thomas B. Grove, of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop F, Selinsgrove, to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.  Corporal Grove enlisted in the state police in 2011.

• Jason C. Haines, of Macungie, Lehigh County, was promoted within Troop M and reassigned from the Bethlehem Station to the Fogelsville Station.  Corporal Haines enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Robert S. Hageter, Jr., of Rimersburg, Clarion County, was promoted within Troop C and reassigned from the Clarion Station to the Dubois Station.  Corporal Hageter enlisted in the state police in 2001.

• Jared M. Hartsock, of Lewistown, Mifflin County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the Lewistown Station to the Bedford Station.  Corporal Hartsock enlisted in the state police in 2011.

• Jeffrey A. Hileman, of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the Hollidaysburg Station to the Bedford Station.  Corporal Hileman enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Mark J. Hydock, of Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Research and Development to the Bureau of Gaming Enforcement.  Corporal Hydock enlisted in the state police in 2010.

• Michael D. Irons, of Easton, Northampton County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop M, Fogelsville.  Corporal Irons enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• John P. Isoldi, of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop A, Greensburg.  Corporal Isoldi enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Timothy E Janosco Jr., of Dillsburg, York County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop H, Carlisle.  Corporal Janosco enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Matthew J. Jardine, of Canonsburg, Washington County, was promoted within Troop B and reassigned from the Washington Station to the Waynesburg Station.  Corporal Jardine enlisted in the state police in 1998.

• Mark G. Jenkinson, of Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop K, Philadelphia, to Troop A, Somerset.  Corporal Jenkinson enlisted in the state police in 1996.

• Leah A. Jobes, of Uniontown, Fayette County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop D, Mercer, to Troop B, Pittsburgh.  Corporal Jobes enlisted in the state police in 2009.

• Craig K. Johnson, of Moon Township, Allegheny County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop D, Butler, to Troop B, Pittsburgh.  Corporal Johnson enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Justin A. Jones, of Philipsburg, Clearfield County, was promoted within Troop C and reassigned from the Clearfield Station to the DuBois Station.  Corporal Jones enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Rachel K. Jones, of Bensalem, Bucks County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop M, Trevose, to Troop K, Philadelphia.  Corporal Jones enlisted in the state police in 2011.

• Justin L. Julius, of Breinigsville, Lehigh County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Training and Education to Troop H, Harrisburg.  Corporal Julius enlisted in the state police in 2009.

• Michael C. Kalinchock, of Bethlehem, Northampton County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations.  Corporal Kalinchock enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Stephen M. Kamnik, of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, was promoted within Troop K and reassigned from the Skippack Station to the Media Station.  Corporal Kamnik enlisted in the state police in 2011.

• Thomas C. Keegan, of Olyphant, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Gaming Enforcement to Troop A, Somerset.  Corporal Keegan enlisted in the state police in 2010.

• Seth J. Kelly, of Nazareth, Northampton County, was promoted within Troop M and reassigned from the Belfast Station to the Bethlehem Station.  Corporal Kelly enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Robert S. Kirby, of West Chester, Chester County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop J, Avondale.  Corporal Kirby enlisted in the state police in 1994.

• Daniel L. Kocher, of Grove City, Mercer County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Coudersport Station to the Mansfield Station.  Corporal Kocher enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Thomas W. Koebley, of Strasburg, Lancaster County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Training and Education to Troop H, York.  Corporal Koebley enlisted in the state police in 2000.

• Jason L. Kuhn, of Roaring Spring Blair County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop G, Hollidaysburg, to Troop B, Uniontown.  Corporal Kuhn enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Wayne A. Laskoski, of Elysburg, Northumberland County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Milton Station to the Selinsgrove Station.  Corporal Laskoski enlisted in the state police in 1995.

• Ryan L. Lawrence, of Conestoga, Lancaster County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop J, Lancaster, to Troop B, Washington.  Corporal Lawrence enlisted in the state police in 2011.

• Randy L. Levan, of Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Gaming Enforcement to Troop F, Montoursville.  Corporal Levan enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Joseph R. Lobdell, of Meadville, Crawford County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop E, Erie, to Troop C, Clarion.  Corporal Lobdell enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Gerald P. Lydon, of Throop, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop R, Gibson, to Troop F, Lamar.  Corporal Lydon enlisted with the state police in 2009.

• Joshua A. Mack, of Camp Hill, Cumberland County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Executive Services Office.  Cpl. Mack enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Jennifer R. Maguire, of Conestoga, Lancaster County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop J, Lancaster, to Troop K, Media.  Corporal Maguire enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Michael D. Maguire, of Scranton, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop P, Tunkhannock, to Troop M, Bethlehem.  Corporal Maguire enlisted in the state police in 1992.

• Robert T. Maher, of Lititz, Lancaster County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop J, Lancaster, to Troop H, Carlisle.  Corporal Maher enlisted in the state police in January of 2002. 

• Larry J. McDaniel, Jr., of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Fern Ridge, to Troop K, Philadelphia.  Corporal McDaniel enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Patrick H. McGuire, of Allentown, Lehigh County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop M, Fogelsville.  Corporal McGuire enlisted in the state police in 2004.

• Thomas W. Moran, of Reading, Berks County, was promoted within Troop L and reassigned from the Reading Station to the Schuylkill Haven Station.  Corporal Moran enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Reeve A. Mott, of Roaring Branch, Tioga County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations to Troop F, Mansfield.  Corporal Mott enlisted in the state police in 2009.

• Kana W. Moy, of Delmont, Westmoreland County, was promoted within Troop A and reassigned from the Kiski Valley Station to the Greensburg Station.  Corporal Moy enlisted in the state police in 2002.


• Bernie J. Mullen Jr., of West Chester, Chester County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop J, Embreeville.  Corporal Mullen enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• David W. Myers, of Hershey, Dauphin County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Executive Services Office.  Corporal Myers enlisted in the state police in 1995.

• Casey R Newcomb, Sr., of Carbondale, Lackawanna County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop R, Dunmore, to Troop K, Philadelphia.  Corporal Newcomb enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Christopher Newman, of Belle Vernon, Westmoreland County, was promoted within Troop B and reassigned from the Belle Vernon Station to the Uniontown Station.  Corporal Newman enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Brian R. O’Connor, of Ashland, Schuylkill County, was promoted within Troop L and reassigned from the Frackville Station to the Schuylkill Haven Station.  Corporal O’Connor enlisted in the state police in 2009.

• John Patrick ODonnell, Jr., of West Chester, Chester County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop K, Media, to Troop H, Chambersburg.  Corporal O’Donnell enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• John V. Oliver, of Montrose, Susquehanna County, was promoted within Troop R and reassigned from the Gibson Station to the Blooming Grove Station.  Corporal Oliver enlisted in the state police in 1995.

• Randy L. Orlic, of Connoquenessing, Butler County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop D, Butler, to Troop A, Indiana.  Corporal Orlic enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Gerald E. Powell, Jr., of Beallsville, Washington County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop B, Washington.  Corporal Powell enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Adam M. Reed, of Elizabeth, Allegheny County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Executive and Administrative Offices.  Corporal enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Rob C. Reeves, of Montoursville, Lycoming County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop F, Montoursville.  Corporal Reeves enlisted in the state police in 1995.

• Jeff Remeikas, of Mercersburg, Franklin County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop G, Hollidaysburg.  Corporal Remeikas enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Kenneth A. Rouse III, of Palmyra, Lebanon County, was promoted within Troop H and reassigned from the Newport Station to the Harrisburg Station.  Corporal Rouse enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Charlene Rozman, of Derry Township, Dauphin County, was promoted and will remain assigned Troop H, Harrisburg.  Corporal Rozman enlisted in the state police in 2006.

• Derek L. Schrader, of Bedford, Bedford County, was promoted within Troop G and reassigned from the Bedford Station to the Rockview Station.  Corporal Schrader enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Dustin T. Shaffer, of Reedsville, Mifflin County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Executive Services Office.  Corporal Shaffer enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Chad R. Shultz, of Selinsgrove, Snyder County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Selinsgrove Station to the Stonington Station.  Corporal Shultz enlisted in the state police in 1999.

• Brian J. Silliman, of Lehighton, Carbon County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Hazleton, to Troop K, Philadelphia.  Corporal Silliman enlisted in the state police in 2001.

• Michael D. Sponchiado, of Bethlehem, Northampton County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations to Troop M, Bethlehem.  Corporal Sponchiado enlisted in the state police in 1998. 

• Thomas M. Stock, of Bellefonte, Centre County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop G, Hollidaysburg.  Corporal Stock enlisted in the state police in 2001.

• John L. Stravinski, Jr., of Wapwallopen, Luzerne County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop N, Hazleton, to Troop B, Uniontown.  He enlisted in the state police in January 2007.

• Arnold E. Stutsman, of Rockton, Clearfield County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop C, Punxsutawney.  Corporal Stutsman enlisted in the state police in 1999.

• David W Sweeney, of Athens, Bradford County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop P, Towanda, to Troop F, Mansfield.  Corporal Sweeney enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Jason W Swope, of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop A, Greensburg.  Corporal Swope enlisted in the state police in 1999.

• John W. Tinker, of Uniontown, Fayette County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop B, Uniontown.  Corporal Tinker enlisted in the state police in 1999.

• Nathan T. Trate, of Cleona, Lebanon County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop L, Jonestown, to Troop H, Harrisburg.  Corporal Trate enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Matthew W. Tretter, of Kreidersville, Northampton County, was promoted and reassigned from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation to Troop M, Bethlehem.  Corporal Tretter enlisted in the state police in 1994.

• Stephen C. Ulintz, of Meadville, Crawford County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop E, Meadville.  Corporal Ulintz enlisted in the state police in 2008.

• Jeffrey A. Vilello, of Cogan Station, Lycoming County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Montoursville Station to the Milton Station.  Corporal Vilello enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Joshua W. Walton, of Cochranton, Crawford County, was promoted within Troop E and reassigned from the Meadville Station to the Erie Station.  Corporal Walton enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Jennifer A. Ward-Trupp, of Coatesville, Chester County, was promoted and will remain assigned to the Bureau of Forensic Services.  Corporal Ward-Trupp enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Craig D. Wharton, of Mansfield, Tioga County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Mansfield Station to the Coudersport Station.  Corporal Wharton enlisted in the state police in 2002.

• Christopher J. Winesburg, of West Chester, Chester County, was promoted and will remain assigned to Troop J, Avondale.  Corporal Winesburg enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Joseph F. Yingling, Jr., of Aston Township, Delaware County, was promoted within Troop K and reassigned from the Media Station to the Philadelphia Station.  Corporal Yingling enlisted in the state police in 2005.

• Joel L. Zimmerman, of New Columbia, Union County, was promoted and reassigned from Troop H, Lykens, to Troop A, Somerset.  Corporal Zimmerman enlisted in the state police in 2007.

• Kimberly A. Zimmerman, of New Columbia, Union County, was promoted within Troop F and reassigned from the Milton Station to the Lamar Station.  Corporal Zimmerman enlisted in the state police in 2008.

State police ranks are cadet, trooper, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major, lieutenant colonel and colonel.  For more information about the Pennsylvania State police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.   
 
MEDIA CONTACT:  Cpl. Adam Reed, 717-783-5556

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