Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Police Logs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Lehigh County woman is facing charges following an incident in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at 2:34 a.m. on Sunday they were dispatched to 145 Snowshoe Court, Apt. 101, in the Snowshoe Condos for a report of a woman out of control. On scene officers were told by Franchesca Figueroa that a female was in the apartment out of control. Police heard a female screaming from inside the apartment.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Myerstown man is facing charges following a traffic stop on Claremont Avenue in Hometown.

Sean M. Clemens, 22, was stopped at 1:08 a.m. Thursday for traffic violations.

As a result of the stop, Clemens will be charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as the traffic violations.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Philadelphia man was arrested by Rush Township Police after a vehicle stop on Friday.

Officers stopped a vehicle on Fairview Street at 9:04 a.m. and found Franklin Prout, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued in Bucks County.

He was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, awaiting transfer to Bucks County.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Rush Township Police are investigating a burglary and a theft.

Sometime between 1 and 5 p.m. on Friday, someone entered a home on Fairview Street and removed tools and copper from the residence.

At 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 21, thieves stole a large amount of baby formula from the HT Commons Walmart. The formula was valued at $1,066.75.

Anyone with information on either case is asked to contact Rush Township Police at 570-668-4242.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Sheppton man was cited following a traffic stop in McAdoo on Aug. 22.

Travis Ziolko, 29, was stopped for having an obstructed windshield and appeared to be under the influence. He was given and failed field sobriety tests, then was transported to a hospital for blood tests. The results indicate Ziolko had THC, the principal ingredient in marijuana, in his system.

He was charged with two counts of driving under the influence as well as the summary traffic offense.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

McAdoo Police have cited Nicholas Yatsula, 32, of McAdoo following a traffic stop on Sept. 6.

Officers observed Yatsula driving through the borough and twice failing to use a turn signal. He was stopped and suspected of being under the influence of alcohol. He was given, and failed, field sobriety tests, then taken to a hospital for blood testing.

The results of the blood test indicate a blood-alcohol content of 0.203 percent, more than double the legal limit of 0.08.

He was charged with two counts of DUI and two summary counts of failing to use a turn signal.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

McAdoo Police are investigating a number of reported thefts from motor vehicles. In many of the cases, motorists did not lock their vehicles, proving easy access to the thieves.

Police remind residents to remove all valuables from their vehicles, then lock the doors.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge reported on several crashes investigated by troopers recently.

A two-vehicle crash occurred at 2 p.m. on Aug. 29 along Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers said Carlos R. Ruiz, 27, of Kunkletown, and Andrew G. Farley, 40, of Albrightsville, were both southbound when Farley stopped due to traffic ahead of him. Ruiz was unable to stop, with the front of his 1998 Chevrolet Malibu striking the rear of Farley's 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 truck.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Shannon Fredericks, 34, of Tamaqua, was cited by Rush Township Police after she stole merchandise from the HT Commons Walmart. The items were valued at $197.44.

She was charged with retail theft and receiving stolen property.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of retail theft after she attempted to steal over $800 worth of merchandise from a county store.

State police at Frackville said Michal Bostick, 38, of Pottsville, was arrested about 2:19 p.m. on Sunday at the Kmart store in the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township.

Troopers said she attempted to take toys, electronics and baby items valued at $871.33 from the store but was stopped by store security.