Saturday, June 24, 2017

Police Logs

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A Tamaqua man faces multiple charges after injuring a Tamaqua police officer who was attempting to take him into custody on June 11.

Police received a tip at 7:07 p.m. that Phillip Michael Ryan, 28, of Hazle Street, who had a warrant for his arrest, was at the East End Park on Mountain Avenue. The officer responded and saw Ryan and two other men walking on Arlington Street. Ryan fled into the woods when he saw the patrol car.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 10:46 p.m. Sunday along Route 924 in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Angel M. Castellanos, 26, of Zion Grove, was driving a 2013 Jeep Sahara Wrangler southbound in Sheppton when he lost control. The vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole along the west berm. The Jeep came to rest blocking the southbound lane.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

A Jim Thorpe man is facing charges of theft by deception and bad checks.

Borough police said Robin Christopher Zurawa, 48, ofCenter Street, wrote a check to his baby sitter and then stopped payment on the check.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Harassment:A 13-year-old Lehighton male was charged for aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment for an incident May 21 in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Maximum gross weight:Juan Abdo, 45, Newark, New Jersey, was charged for maximum gross weight, for an incident June 10 at Delaware Avenue and Mauch Chunk Road.

Marcos Melo, 44, Newark, New Jersey, was charged for maximum gross weight, for an incident June 10 in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Mahoning Police Department reported the following incidents:

• Police investigated a four-vehicle crash on Route 443 by Aldi’s at 3:14 p.m. on June 13.

A westbound Kia Rio driven by Travis Reed, 32, of Mahoning Township crossed the centerline, striking a Ford F250, a Toyota Tacoma, and a Dodge Dakota. Reed and the driver of the Dakota were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Two separate vehicle stops by state police at Fogelsville have led to the arrest of the two drivers.

Around 10 p.m. April 1, troopers stopped Daniel Noel, of Tobyhanna, along Interstate 78. He was found to be under the influence of cannabis, a controlled substance, troopers said. Charges were filed.

Around 12:14 a.m. June 15, Spencer Paul Andrews, 19, of Kunkletown, was stopped along I-78 in Upper Saucon Township for speeding. During the stop, troopers found Andrews to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Charges were filed.

Monday, June 19, 2017

A hit-and-run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 8:30 p.m. Friday along Route 209 in front of the New Life In Christ Ministry Church in Cumbola, Blythe Township.

Troopers said a woman was parking a Nissan Murano in front of the church when it was sideswiped by another vehicle which was head southbound.

After impact, the driver of the other vehicle spoke briefly to the driver of the Nissan, however, she then got back into her vehicle and continued southbound.

Monday, June 19, 2017

McAdoo police released information on two recent cases.

Thomas Mundie Jr., 34, of Hazleton, andCassandra Canaan, 29, of McAdoo, were each charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property in connection with a class ring.

Officers were contacted by the ring’s owner, who said she suspected Canaan had taken her 1977 Marian High School class ring and had it pawned in West Hazleton. The pawnshop was contacted and the ring was recovered.

Canaan and Mundie were together when Mundie pawned the ring.

Monday, June 19, 2017

A Tamaqua man was placed in the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville onTuesday after a domestic dispute.

Police went to 401 Pine St. at 10:22 a.m. after someone called to report that people in the home were yelling. Officers were directed to an apartment housing Jesse Connell, 37, and his girlfriend. No one answered, despite repeated knocks on the door.

Monday, June 19, 2017

A Schuylkill County man was jailed late last week on a charge of simple assault following a domestic incident.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred on June 15 about 2:36 p.m. at 288 Wood St., in Cumbola, Blythe Township. Troopers said Keeray Thomas, 22, and a 21-year-old woman, engaged in a verbal argument inside their residence over going on vacation to the beach and also over a prior altercation in which Thomas was arrested by Pottsville police for assaulting the victim.