Friday, September 30, 2016

Police Logs

Friday, September 30, 2016

Tamaqua Police charged Stephanie M. Brode, 29, of Penn Street, Tamaqua, with defiant trespass after she continually entered a neighbor’s home against his wishes.

Brode entered the home on Sept. 15 and began arguing with the resident. She was told to leave. She re-entered the home on Sept. 23 and again began an argument.

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Vermont woman didn’t have a warm welcome to Pennsylvania on Aug. 31 after she ran out of gas.

The 19-year-old was able to coast the last few feet into the Brown Bag station on Route 54 in Ryan Township, but her car wasn’t close enough to the pump when it came to a stop. She thought she was in luck when a good Samaritan inside the store offered to help her push her vehicle closer to the pumps.

After filling the tank, she left, only to find her iPhone and $100 in cash were missing from the center console. She went back to the station, but her helper was gone.

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Barnesville man was placed in the Schuylkill County Prison in Pottsville on Sept. 21 after he took a relative’s car without permission.

Ryan Township Police were alerted to the missing car, a green 2011 Kia Sorrento, on Sept. 18.

Orwigsburg Police saw the Kia on Sept. 21, speeding through the borough. They were able to stop the car and identify the driver as Gary Schrepple Jr., 28.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft from a motor vehicle between 11 p.m. Sept. 12 and 4 a.m. Sept. 13.

The resident ofLaurel Lane, Polk Township, said someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole sunglasses, change and tools.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

State police at Lehighton arrested two people for driving under the influence on Sept. 24 on Old Route 115 in Ross Township. Both arrests followed stops police made for Motor Vehicle Code violations.

The first stop was made at 1:42 a.m., north of Mountain Road. A 20-year-old man from East Stroudsburg and was transported to the Monroe County DUI Center for a blood test.

The second stop took place at 2:02 a.m., north of Ross Road, resulting in the arrest of a 26-year-old Effort man.

Police did not release their names.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

McAdoo Police have cited Ariana Fisher, 18, of Hazle Township, in connection with a traffic stop on Aug. 18.

An officer on patrol at 1:34 a.m. saw a silver Saturn, with a nonworking brake light, traveling on Route 309. He stopped the car and identified Fisher as the driver.

A strong odor of marijuana came from inside the vehicle. When the officer asked Fisher to stick out her tongue, he saw that it was green, an indicator of recent marijuana use.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurredFriday in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Gianna M. Campanicki, 19, of Ringtown, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier eastbound on Molleystown Road at the Interstate 81 south ramp, in Tremont Township, at 6:30 a.m. when a westbound vehicle crossed the center line and sideswiped her vehicle. After impact the other driver fled the scene.

Campanicki was not injured but the Cavalier was towed from the scene. Troopers indicated the hit-and-run vehicle was a Ford model.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a rear-end crash.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said troopers responded to a reported crash around 1:30 p.m. onThursday along Pottsville Street, east of River Street, in Cressona borough. On scene officers learned that Judith Creitz, 52, of Auburn was eastbound and ran into the rear of another vehicle after she had “blacked out.”

Creitz was charged with DUI.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Dustin Starkey, 18, of East Elm Street, Tamaqua, has been cited by Tamaqua Police in connection with an incident on Sept. 13.

Officers were contacted on Sept. 19 by a man, who said he had been assaulted by Starkey six days earlier as they were behind Boyer’s Food Market on Cedar Street. The victim said he was slammed on his head and struck in the face and wanted to press charges.

Starkey was cited for harassment.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

State police at Lehighton cited dog owners for violations:

• They issued the citations after an incident at 8:15 a.m.Sunday in the area ofHorseshoe Lane in East Penn Township.

Cited were a 25-year-old woman, a 29-year-old man and a 55-year-old man, all from Lehighton.

Police, who did not release names, said they failed to keep their dogs confined within the premises of their property.

• Police also cited Todd Eric Dowling, 42, of Kunkletown, for not confining his dog.

The incident happened at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 17 at 107 Kings Lane, Eldred Township.