Thursday, October 27, 2016

Police Logs

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of several lawn ornaments and house decorations from a residence in the New Ringgold area.

Troopers said the items were removed froma Summer Valley Road, East Brunswick Township, residence. The theft occurred sometime between 9:30 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating a reported incident in which someone forged voter registration applications for two New Ringgold area residents.

Troopers said on Oct. 9 an unknown person filed fraudulent state voter registration applications for a 46-year-old man and a 47-year-old woman which changed their party affiliation from Republican to Democrat.

The victims were made aware of these changes on Oct. 21 by the Schuylkill County voter registration office, which sent them new voter registration cards.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

State police at Frackville reported the following:

Maria Monroe, 60, of Shenandoah, escaped injury after a vehicle she was driving struck a deer on Route 924 in East Union Township at 7:55 a.m. Friday.

Police said she was driving a 1979 Mercury Zephyr northbound between Brandonville and Sheppton and was negotiating a left curve in the road when the deer leaped onto the roadway causing the collision.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Police said Monroe was cited for driving without a license.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Two Monroe County men have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting incident that occurred in August.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Patrick Player, 21, and Tygee Hall, 21, both of Tobyhanna, have been charged with the incident that occurred on Aug. 30 at 3:37 a.m. in the A Pocono Country Place development in Coolbaugh Township.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia:A juvenile referral was filed against a 17-year-old Palmerton male for possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and false ID to law enforcement, for an incident Oct. 14 in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Burglary:David Leslie, 58, of Nesquehoning, charged with burglary, criminal trespass, defiant trespass, and harassment, for an incident Oct. 16 in the 100 block of Franklin Avenue.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Schuylkill Township police cited Alanda Zimmerman, 41, of Walnut Street, Middleport, for allowing her two dogs to run at large. The charges were filed after an Oct. 17 incident.

Zimmerman had previously been warned about letting the dogs run loose. That incident happened on Sept. 27.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating three crashes, two hit-and-runs, over the past weekend on Schuylkill County roads.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A Lansford man was cited by Tamaqua police on Oct. 13 after a domestic dispute in the 400 block of East Broad Street.

Officers went to the area to investigate a report of a disturbance in progress. They found three people, including Noah Drayton, 18.

Drayton reportedly threw lemonade at the other two people all while yelling and screaming obscenities at them. He refused to listen to the officer’s warnings to calm down. At one point he began tossing items from a parked van on to the street and sidewalk.

Drayton was cited for disorderly conduct and scattering rubbish.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tamaqua police cited Joseph N. Kamant, 23, of Rolling Mill Avenue, Tamaqua, in connection with a hit-and-run crash on Oct. 14.

Police said Kamant was driving north on Pine Street at 7:41 a.m., in a blue Mercury, when he rear-ended a vehicle stopped for a red traffic light. Before officers could arrive, Kamant got out of the Mercury and ran between two houses in the 300 block of Pine Street. Witnesses saw him toss a silver object to the ground as he ran. The object was identified as a homemade, aluminum foil pipe, half filled with burned marijuana residue.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Police are investigating the following criminal mischief incidents:

• A Tamaqua man has been cited for criminal mischief for an incident in Schuylkill Township.

State police at Frackville said David Harley Hartranft, 22, was cited for an incident at 616 Old Route 209, village of Newkirk, on Monday about 11 p.m. Troopers said he admitted damaging the right rear brake line on the 1994 Dodge minivan of Jay Beil, 42, of Newkirk.

• Ryan Township Police are looking for whoever slashed the tires on two vehicles owned by a Barnesville man,