Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

An Audenreid man was cited by McAdoo police for retail theft on Nov. 22.

A clerk at the Fegley Mini Mart on South Kennedy Drive called police after witnessing an older man, wearing glasses and a green sweatshirt, take a box of string cheese from a cooler. The man then left the store, leaving behind the white Ford truck he had parked in the mini mart’s parking lot.

The doors of the truck were lettered with the name and phone number of a hauling company. When the officer contacted the hauling company he was told the truck was at D&H Auto in Audenreid for repair.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A traffic stop in Carbon County has led to drug charges.

State police at Swiftwater stopped Tyrone Ronnie Baxter Jr., 23, of Bellefonte, Centre County, about 2:40 p.m. on Nov. 8 westbound along Interstate 80 in Kidder Township. Troopers said Baxter was operating a vehicle without a certificate of inspection.

Upon investigation troopers noted several indicators of criminal activity. A consent search of the vehicle was originally denied, but while waiting for the arrival of a K9 unit, Baxter granted a search.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A Silverbrook man has been cited by McAdoo police for his actions at a fire scene in the borough on Nov. 25.

As firefighters were emptying hoses and putting away equipment after fighting a blaze at 208-210 W. Sherman St., Robert Burke was driving a black Toyota south on Hancock Street. The fire hose was stretched across the intersection of West Sherman and Hancock streets and a McAdoo police cruiser was positioned at an angle in the middle of the intersection. Burke drove around the cruiser and over the hose.

Monday, November 30, 2015

One of two drivers involved in a crash about 4:01 p.m. on Tuesday in Monroe County has been cited.

State police at Fern Ridge said Ryan C. Kautz, 18, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2001 Subaru Outback southbound on Route 115 in Chestnuthill Township, while Glenn E. Walker Jr., 18, of Saylorsburg, was eastbound on Weir Lake Road in a 2005 Nissan Sonata.

At the intersection Walker pulled out without proper clearance and into the path of Kautz and a collision occurred.

Monday, November 30, 2015

A Carbon County driver was taken to a Lehigh Valley area hospital following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday along McKuen Way in Penn Forest Township. It was one of two crashes reported by state police at Fern Ridge.

Troopers said Judith A. Pantaleo, 73, of Albrightsville, was driving a 2015 Buick Regal eastbound when she attempted to set the cruise control of the vehicle. The car drifted onto the right berm and struck several trees before coming to rest in a ditch.

Monday, November 30, 2015

The following arrests were made by Palmerton police.

Shane Perschy, 40, of Palmerton, has been charged with theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief for an incident that occurred in the 700 block of First Street on Oct. 10.

James Pratola, 37, of Danielsville, has been charged with driving under the influence, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and restrictions on alcoholic beverages following an incident that occurred in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue on Oct. 18.

Monday, November 30, 2015

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating two theft incidents occurring in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said an International flatbed utility trailer was stolen from Second Street in Port Carbon.

Erich Matthew Borrell, 39, of Port Carbon, reported the black trailer was taken sometime between 4:30 a.m. Nov. 18 and 6 a.m. Nov. 19.

Troopers are investigating a reported retail theft incident at Kohl’s Department Store, located in the Fairlane Village Mall in Norwegian Township.

Friday, November 27, 2015

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks arrested Danielle K. Williams, 31, of Plymouth, on charges of retail theft following an incident at 1:43 p.m. Nov. 12 at Kinsley’s ShopRite store, 107 Kinsley Drive, Brodheadsville.

Police did not provide any details of the incident, except to say the charges will be filed in District Court 43-3-04.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Two Monroe County men were arrested shortly after a robbery at a county hotel.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at 5:13 p.m. on Tuesday officers were conducting a surveillance on an unrelated investigation in Mount Pocono when they observed two suspicious males in the parking lot of the Comfort Inn. The two appeared to be “casing” the business. They were later identified as John Girza, 21, and Daniel Abuiso, 24, both of Cresco.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Two Monroe County residents have been charged with retail theft and related offenses.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Oct. 20 officers were dispatched to Bill’s ShopRite, located in Mount Pocono, for a theft incident. On scene officers were told by store personnel that two suspects entered the store and stole lottery tickets and left in a vehicle.

The next day the two suspects came back to the store where they were taken into custody by police. The two were identified as Heather Kelly, 24, of East Stroudsburg, and Ahmed Darwish, 26, of Mount Pocono.