Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Police Logs

Monday, September 26, 2016

A phone scam that occurred Wednesday in Schuylkill County remains under investigation.

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the incident, which occurred at 4:15 p.m. at a Schuylkill Mountain Road residence in South Manheim Township.

Police said the victim received a phone call requesting a donation to state police to assist members and their families.

The victim agreed to donate $20 through a credit card, but upon realizing it was a scam, canceled the credit card.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Alexander R. Bentley, 18, of Kunkletown, was cited by state police at the Lehighton barracks following a one-vehicle crash at 6:32 p.m.Wednesday on Molasses Valley Road in Polk Township.

He and a passenger, Colten L. Mayes, 16, also of Kunkletown, were uninjured.

Monday, September 26, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks discovered a meth lab in Polk Township at 3:14 p.m. Sept. 24 and arrested a Kunkletown man in connection with the discovery.

Police said the lab was discovered at 116 Lower Middle Creek Road in the township.

Arrested was William Donald Knibbs, 39, of Kunkletown, who was the occupant of the second floor where the lab was found.

He was transported to the Monroe County Correctional Facility in Snydersville.

Monday, September 26, 2016

A 30-year-old Lehighton man who was struck by a vehicle while walking on Riverview Road in East Penn Township at 7:37 p.m.Wednesday suffered minor injuries, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said he was transported to Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, to be treated for the injuries.

Police said he was walking northbound on the southbound shoulder of Riverview Road when a vehicle traveling south swerved slightly off the roadway, striking the man with the passenger-side rearview mirror of the car.

Monday, September 26, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a burglary that was reported at 12:32 a.m. Sept. 22 in Ross Township.

The incident happened at a residence on Winter Way. The victim is a resident of Linden, New Jersey.

Police identified a suspect in the case as a 43-year-old man from East Stroudsburg, who they said gained access to the victim’s home, where he was staying without the homeowner’s permission.

Monday, September 26, 2016

A Schuylkill County man stole a car at a county mall and was later apprehended in Berks County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said William Flail, 42, of Minersville was at the Cressona Mall in North Manheim Township in a parking lot near the Giant Market when he confronted a 41-year-old woman from Cressona. He pushed the victim out of her car and fled in the vehicle.

Later Flail was involved in a pursuit with state police at Hamburg and was taken into custody along Route 61 in Berks County.

Friday, September 23, 2016

A criminal mischief incident in which the victim is a 76-year-old Saylorsburg man is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

It happened between 9 p.m. Sept. 12 and 6:45 a.m. Sept. 13 in the 100 block of Stone Hill Lane, Saylorsburg, Ross Township.

Police said someone pushed over a vegetable stand and broke a lawn umbrella belonging to the victim.

Friday, September 23, 2016

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a theftincident that was reported to them at 12:38 a.m.Sunday.

The incident happened at the Leather Corner Post,on Horseshoe Road, Lowhill Township.

The victim is a man from Germansville who reported someone removed a motorcycle helmet and jacket from a motorcycle that was parked outside the business.

Friday, September 23, 2016

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating the theft of an all-terrain vehicle in Mahanoy Plane.

The incident was reported at 5:30 a.m.Tuesday..

The victim told police someone used bolt cutters to cut a chain that secured the ATV to a utility pole and fled the scene, traveling east on State Route 4030 in Mahanoy Plane.

The vehicle is a black, 2012 Yamaha Model YFZ, with a silver stripe on it. The vehicle has a racing exhaust pipe on it, with GYTR displayed on the pipe.

Friday, September 23, 2016

A 17-year-old Andreas girl sustained suspected minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 10:07 p.m.Saturday at the intersection of Holbens Valley and Schochary roads in Lynn Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks investigated the crash, but did not reveal the name of the girl, nor a 14-year-old female passenger, also from Andreas, who was uninjured.

Police said the girl was cited for stop signs and yield signs offenses.