Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The North Central Pennsylvania Regional DUI Enforcement Program has released the results of a Roving DUI Patrol held March 21 in Schuylkill County.

Five officers representing four local law enforcement agencies conducted a roving patrol, contacting and detaining a total of 49 vehicles along Schuylkill County roads. One operator was tested, and arrested, for possible intoxication. Officers also issued 28 traffic citations, made six criminal arrests and issued 23 warnings.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A Carbon County man has been cited for a dog law violation.

State police at Lehighton said a woman living on Horseshoe Lane in East Penn Township reported that Richard Sokoloff was on her property with his dog, which did not have a leash. As a result, troopers cited Sokoloff for confinement and housing of dogs not part of a kennel under the state dog law statute. Charges were filed.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two Monroe County residents have been cited for public drunkenness following an incident that occurred at 8:14 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Kresgeville Deli in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Stephanie Lynn Blew, 28, and Anthony Pellegrino, 36, both of Kresgeville, were involved in a verbal argument while intoxicated in the parking lot. Both were then cited.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

State police at Lehighton reported on a burglary and theft incidents being investigated by troopers.

The break-in occurred at 530 Lakeside Drive in Towamensing Township. A pole building was entered through the front sliding door. Removed from the building was at least eight marine batteries. The property is owned by a 49-year-old man from Lehighton, troopers said.

The incident occurred sometime between Jan. 23 and March 15.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Darryl G. Gerndt, 48, of 148 Elmwood Drive, Albrightsville, has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Police said they were called to a disturbance at the Life Church, Sullivan Trail, Tobyhanna Township Friday.

Upon arrival, police said they learned Gerndt yelled at a victim and threw a snowball, striking the victim's car.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Two McAdoo residents found themselves in the Schuylkill County prison on Friday after a domestic incident in the borough.

Police received a call late Friday from someone reporting there was a female in distress in the area of South Sheridan Street.

Around the same time officers received a phone assignment to contact Victor Craig, 37, of 107 S. Sheridan St., McAdoo.

Craig wanted to know if there was an active warrant for the arrest of Brandy Darrow, 37, who just happened to be at his residence.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A Hazle Township woman was cited by McAdoo police following a traffic stop on March 15.

Officers stopped a vehicle on West Blaine Street at 12:50 a.m., after it failed to stop at a clearly posted "Stop Here On Red" sign. The driver, identified as Kati Rodriguez, 26, appeared to be intoxicated. She was given, and failed, field sobriety tests. She was then taken to a hospital for blood tests.

The test results show she had a blood-alcohol level of 0.095 percent. She was charged with two counts of DUI and a traffic offense.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Shane Kenderdine, 18, of 174 Onocop Drive, Pocono Lake, remains in the Monroe County Prison, Snydersville, in lieu of $250,000 bail, following his arraignment on sexual assault charges relating to a relationship authorities said he had with a 13-year-old girl.

Monday, March 30, 2015

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one-vehicle crash near a Schuylkill County raceway earlier Saturday morning.

Troopers said Lynn M. Becker, 36, of Pottsville, was driving a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 truck eastbound on Route 4008 in Cass Township, at 4:36 a.m. near the Big Diamond raceway.

She began to lose control on the slippery road with the truck traveling through the westbound lane and off the north shoulder where it struck several trees with its front end. The truck came to rest off the north shoulder in trees facing northwest. Becker was not injured.

Monday, March 30, 2015

A Philadelphia-area man has been charged with driving under the influence from an incident in November in Mahoning Township.

On Nov. 1, Mahoning Township police stopped a vehicle on Route 209 traveling 53 mph in a 35 zone.

A blood test showed the presence of Delta-9 THC and Delta-9 Carboxy THC.

The driver, John Kelly, 28, of Yardley has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, and exceeding the speed limit.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 1.