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Police Logs

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Disorderly conduct:A 17-year-old Lehighton male was charged with disorderly conduct, for an incident March 13 in the 200 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Traffic investigation:Benjamin Farrell, 38, of Palmerton, charged with investigation by police officers, for an incident March 15 in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Citations:Police also issued three citations each for speeding and vehicle violations.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Summit Hill police reported on the following incidents:

Driving under the influence:Thomas Kepp, 62, of South Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, was charged with two counts of DUI and driving while his license is suspended for the vehicle stop in Summit Hill on Sept. 24.

Ronald Gieniec, 63, of East Ruddle Street, Coaldale, was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign and two counts of DUI after police observed him failing to stop his vehicle on Nov. 18.

Assault and harassment:Two Blakeslee residents face charges in Summit Hill after a disturbance earlier this month.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No one was injured following a two-car crash Thursday afternoon in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred at 4:50 p.m. while two vehicles were traveling north on Route 61 at Brick Hill Road, West Brunswick Township.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A Monroe County man is facing charges following an incident with a gun at a bar.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to the Brick Lounge in Blakeslee at 1:54 a.m. Sunday to a report of a physical fight in which a firearm was displayed. An investigation revealed that after being denied service at the bar, Adam Herman, 42, of Lower Mountain Road, Effort, became belligerent and began arguing with the bar staff and management.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Summit Hill police charged two area residents with driving under the influence after they failed to stop at posted stop signs.

Thomas Kepp, 62, of South Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, was charged with two counts DUI and driving while license is suspended for the vehicle stop in Summit Hill on Sept. 24.

Ronald Gieniec, 63, of East Ruddle Street, Coaldale, was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign and two counts DUI after police observed him failing to stop his vehicle on Nov. 18.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Lehighton state police

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported on the following incidents.

• Police said a Palmerton man is facing charges of driving under the influence after a one-vehicle crash at 3:39 a.m.Saturday. Police responded tothe area of 500 Kunkletown Road in Eldred Township for a report of a crash, after which time they learned a black Dodge Stratus slid on ice and struck a snow bank. Upon investigating, police discovered the man was under the influence, he was requested to submit to a chemical test of his blood.

Monday, March 20, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks were called to investigate the following incidents.

Monday, March 20, 2017

A Berks County driver was killed in a one-vehicle crash at 4:57 a.m. on Saturday along Kings Highway, in Lynn Township, Lehigh County.

Monday, March 20, 2017

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Sunday in which one driver ran a red traffic light. The crash occurred at the intersection of Route 61 and University Drive in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said Jeremy Schaner, 40, of Schuylkill Haven, was driving a 2010 Nissan Sentra westbound on University Drive and stopped for a red light.

He then made a left turn onto 61 while the light was still red where his vehicle was struck by a 1995 Buick LeSabre driven northbound by Anthony J. Frandsen, 32, of Pottsville.

Monday, March 20, 2017

A Luzerne County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 10:50 p.m. on Saturday along Route 1005 in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Julio A. Adames, 51, of Hazle Township, was driving a 2008 Subaru Tribeca southbound on Route 924 and turned onto 1005 when his vehicle went onto the berm and struck a speed sign. Troopers said Adames claimed a bear ran across the road in front of him.

Adames was not injured.