Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Police Logs

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

State police at Lehighton cited dog owners for violations:

• They issued the citations after an incident at 8:15 a.m.Sunday in the area ofHorseshoe Lane in East Penn Township.

Cited were a 25-year-old woman, a 29-year-old man and a 55-year-old man, all from Lehighton.

Police, who did not release names, said they failed to keep their dogs confined within the premises of their property.

• Police also cited Todd Eric Dowling, 42, of Kunkletown, for not confining his dog.

The incident happened at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 17 at 107 Kings Lane, Eldred Township.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tamaqua police cited Thomas Edwards, 64, of Lansford, after an incident on Sept. 15 at the Wine and Spirits Store on North Railroad Street.

Edwards was in the store to purchase alcohol, but was already so visibly intoxicated that personnel refused to make a sale. When Edwards refused to leave without the alcohol, police were called.

Edwards was transported to his residence and cited for public drunkenness.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Walnutport man is facing charges in Lehigh County.

Upper Macungie Township police said Tyler Rogers, 20, was arrested following a traffic stop along Lone Lane at Tamarack Drive on at 3:38 p.m. Sept. 19. Police said Rogers was stopped for speeding.

Police said Rogers was found to have in his possession a small amount of marijuana and a glass smoking pipe. Both items were seized and Rogers was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

About $1,000 worth of tools and miscellaneous items were stolen from a construction trailer between 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 7:15 a.m. Sept. 19 in Weisenberg Township, according to state police at Fogelsville.

A resident ofKistler Court in the township reported someone entered an unlocked trailer door and stole the items.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

State police at Lehighton said a 20-year-old man from Saylorsburg is facing drug-related and driving under the influence charges as a result of a traffic stop made at 11:12 p.m. Sept. 2 in Hamilton Township.

Police said the man was stopped for vehicle code violations and several drugs and paraphernalia were located in his vehicle.

The man, whose name was not released, was placed under arrest for driving under the influence and was taken for a blood test.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Tamaqua man with no current permanent address was taken to the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville on Sept. 13 after Tamaqua police picked him up on an active warrant.

Duane Roy Allen II, 28, was at Boyer’s Food Market on Cedar Street at 2 p.m., when he was observed by an officer who was familiar with the warrant. The warrant had been issued by District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, after Allen failed to appear in court for a hearing on theft by unlawful taking charges.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Kathy L. Anderson, 46, of Palmerton, sustained what state police at the Lehighton barracks called “suspected minor injuries” in a two-vehicle crash at 2:48 p.m.Wednesday at the intersection of Fireline and Forest Inn roads in Lower Towamensing Township.

Police said she was driving a 2015 Kia Rio eastbound on Fireline Road and was stopped due to a backlog of traffic from the stop sign at the intersection when a 2001 Ford Explorer, driven by a 17-year-old boy from Palmerton, also traveling east, failed to stop in time and struck the rear end of the Rio.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A 2006 Chevrolet Colorado operated by Marianne A. Benner, 71, of New Tripoli, was damaged when it was struck by a Kia SUV that sideswiped it, after which time the driver fled the scene according to state police in Upper Macungie Township.

The incident happened at 4:02 p.m.Wednesday on Route 100 northbound in the township.

Benner told police the Kia was traveling in the lane to the left of her vehicle when the operator quickly cut over and sideswiped her vehicle, then turned onto Tilghman Street before fleeing.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating criminal mischief incidents:

• A Kresgeville resident reported someone caused damage to the window guard/shade of the victim’s parked camper. The incident was reported at 10 p.m.Fridayat a property on Butternut Street in Kunkletown, Eldred Township.

• A resident of the 400 block of Bridge Street in Weissport reported someone broke the rear window of his car between 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned to aBehrens Road residence in Penn Forest Township at 8:08 p.m. Sept. 15, when a 39-year-old Penn Forest Township man violated a Protection From Abuse order issued by the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas.

Police did not name the man, but said the victim is a 33-year-old woman who lives in the township.