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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has cited a Lehighton tavern for violating the state's liquor laws.

Police said Griff's Ale Haus and Grille, 328 S. Second St., was issued a citation on Aug. 18 for a violation that took place July 5.

It is alleged the business sold, furnished and/or gave alcoholic beverages to a visibly intoxicated person in violation of Section 493(1) of the Pa. Liquor Code.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The theft of numerous sections of copper piping and flow valves is being investigated by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Police said they were summoned to investigate the burglary at the residence of Dakotah Donmoyer, 23, of 201 S. Reed St., Porter Township, Tower City.

The incident happened between 9 p.m. Aug. 25 and 8:30 p.m. Aug. 26 when someone gained entry to the home by forcing open an exterior door.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jordan Leon Bruce, 27, of Apt. 2, 526 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, has been arrested by Jim Thorpe police for simple assault, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and harassment stemming from a domestic dispute in which police were called to the apartment at 1:20 p.m. June 26.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Michael Philip Leonetti III, 45, of 152 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, has been arrested by borough police for theft of services and criminal mischief stemming from his illegal use of water after the borough had turned the water off at his residence for nonpayment of his bill.

Police said the water was turned off on Aug. 23, 2013, when water department employees installed a lock on the meter pit at the residence, preventing the valve from being opened.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jordan M. Ohl, 18, of 19 Cheyenne Lane, Lehighton, has been cited by Jim Thorpe police as a result of a hit-and-run crash at 2:17 p.m. June 3 at the intersection of routes 903 and 209 in the borough.

Police said Ohl is charged for an accident involving damage to an attended vehicle or property, failure to provide immediate notice of an accident to police and careless driving.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A Schuylkill County driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 7:18 a.m. on Sunday along Route 443 in Washington Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Rhonda L. Wolfe, 27, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo westbound and attempted to pass another vehicle, but that vehicle slowed down as the driver attempted to make a left turn into a nearby driveway.

Wolfe swerved to the left and traveled through the westbound and eastbound lanes, onto the berm and into a front yard of a residence, striking a tree.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A tractor-trailer crash shut down one lane of a busy Schuylkill County road for a while on Monday.

State police at Frackville said Christopher Z. Glover, 37, of Waterford, Erie County, was operating a Peterbilt truck with trailer northbound on Route 61 in New Castle Township at 3:14 p.m. when the trailer portion struck a guide rail along the east berm.

The trailer knocked down the guide rail and traveled down an embankment. The tractor portion came to rest on the guide rail. The trailer was carrying aluminum shavings, which spilled out of the trailer.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Jim Thorpe police are investigating the theft of two model trains that occurred over the past weekend.

Police said the trains were stolen before an estate auction at 8 First Lane on Saturday.

The first engine is described as being a Pennsylvania 2-10-0 (I-1) model, produced by Atlas Industries and sold by United. It is about 9 inches long, unpainted and brass. The second engine is described as being a Southern Pacific GS 4-8-4 model, produced by Katsumi. It is about 22 inches long, black and undecorated.

Monday, August 25, 2014

A white decorative fence at Valley View Estates in Penn Forest Township was ripped down and damaged on Thursday, and state police at Fern Ridge are looking for the perpetrator.

About $200 of damage was done to the fence, police said.

Monday, August 25, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary that happened on Aug. 21 in Chestnuthill Township.

The burglar broke a first floor bedroom window in the home of Richard W. Avery, 50, of 107 Bracks Road, to gain entry and took six long guns.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call state police at 570-646-2271.