Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Police Logs

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A Schuylkill County man has been charged following an incident involving loud music and a gun.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 4:38 p.m. Sunday in the area of 114 Broad St., in Arnot’s Addition village in New Castle Township.

Troopers said Robert Woollam, 76, became upset about music being played by his neighbor, Samuel Steffie, 46. He then approached Steffie in his backyard armed with a rifle. Woollam pointed the rifle at Steffie and demanded that he turn down the music. Steffie then returned to his home and called police.

Monday, June 26, 2017

State police at Frackville reported the following crashes:

A one-vehicle crash at 2:40 p.m. Monday along Route 61, a half-mile south of Mall Road in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Joseph Sayetta, 60, of Frackville, was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer northbound during a heavy downpour. He said he lost control on the wet road, with the vehicle going onto the right berm. It initially struck a rock then overturned several times before coming to rest on its passenger side.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Four people were cited by Tamaqua police after a man reported being beaten at a home on East Broad Street on June 5.

The victim told police he was at the home, “doing meth” with his ex-girlfriend and several other people. He attempted to steal some extra drugs and got into a fight with Michael J. Harley Jr., 26, of the 300 block of Schuylkill Avenue, Tamaqua. They “made up” and the victim was allowed to stay and continue to do drugs.

Monday, June 26, 2017

A trailer attached to the back of a sports utility vehicle, broke free along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County, on June 21 and rolled across the roadway striking a construction sign.

State police at Frackville said Reynaldo Castillo, 55, of Drums, Luzerne County, was driving southbound operating a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban towing a steel flatbed car carrier trailer with no car on it.

The trailer was incorrectly attached to the Suburban and came loose. It crossed the grassy center median and both southbound lanes and bounced off a large highway construction sign.

Monday, June 26, 2017

A crash along Interstate 81 in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County, resulted in a fuel spill and charges being filed. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at 7:30 p.m. June 21.

Friday, June 23, 2017

A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was flown to a Lehigh Valley area hospital following a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:12 p.m. Tuesday along Route 183 in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Joseph C. Dabashinsky, 31, of Cressona, was operating a motorcycle northbound and following a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Phillip M. McCarthy, 38, of Pottsville. Troopers said McCarthy stopped to turn left onto Fox Hollow Road and was rear-ended by the bike.

Friday, June 23, 2017

State police at Frackville are looking for a hit-and-run driver involved in a crash at 1:50 a.m. Monday along Interstate 81 in Foster Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said a vehicle was driven northbound in the area of mile marker 166 when it struck an exit sign. The driver then fled the scene.

Friday, June 23, 2017

A Monroe County motorcyclist is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a crash at 11:43 p.m. on June 10.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Long Pond and Clearview roads in Tunkhannock Township. On scene, officers found a 2013 Honda Fury bike laying on its side. The driver was identified as Barry R. Pape, 46, of High Country Estates, Long Pond.

Friday, June 23, 2017

State police at Frackville reported on the following incidents.

• Adam John Bobyak, 21, of Walnut Street, Ashland, is facing a charge of harassment following a neighbor dispute. State police said Bobyak pushed his neighborto the ground during an argumenton Walnut Street. The incident occurred at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

McAdoo Police have released information on two recent juvenile cases.

Officers cited a 16-year-old borough male after he reportedly shot a juvenile girl with an air soft gun. The girl was shot in the eye on June 1, at 11:10 a.m.

Charges include simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment and will be filed through the juvenile court system.