Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Police Logs

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Shenandoah woman is facing charges after a shoplifting incident at the HT Commons Walmart in Hometown on April 27.

Michelle Skoutelakis, 26, allegedly removed merchandise valued at $93.19 from the retail store. The incident took place at 11:27 a.m.

Rush Township police said charges will include retail theft and receiving stolen property.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported on a burglary and theft incidents investigated by troopers.

The break-in was reported by Helen Ziegler, at 747 Jonas Road in Effort, Monroe County. Criminals gained entry through a basement window. They searched through various desk drawers and room closets but it is not known if anything was taken. The incident occurred sometime between 9 a.m. April 3 and 7:26 p.m. April 4.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rush Township Police have cited Brett McGuire, Grier City, for public drunkenness.

The charges stem from an April 27 incident on Grier Avenue. The incident took place at 9:05 a.m.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Two people will be cited after an incident in Tamaqua on April 10.

Tamaqua and Coaldale police were working together at 3 p.m., investigating a lead from a burglary committed in Coaldale during the first week of April.

Officers went to 430 Hazle St. in Tamaqua to speak with Crystal Clymer, who had been with burglary suspect Joseph Becker on the day the crime was committed.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Tamaqua police responded to a domestic dispute on April 26 and executed a warrant for the arrest of one of the participants.

Officers were called to 267 Clay St. at 11:38 a.m. and were met by Rebecca Fannock, 22, her mother and a male. All three said there had been an argument about Fannock's proposed move to Delaware with her young daughter.

Fannock told police there was a warrant for her arrest and she was probably going to jail. Officers checked and found there was a warrant, issued by Rush Township police, in connection with a theft.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Schuylkill County man has been charged with violating a protection from abuse order.

State police at Frackville said William J. Weikel, 54, of Gilberton, was charged on Sunday at 3:10 p.m. when he made contact with the victim, whose name was not released by troopers, along Main Street in Gilberton. Charges were filed.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Nesquehoning teen has been charged with her part in trespassing at a borough property.

Borough Police Chief Sean Smith said April Lynn Moyer, 19, of 127 W. Catawissa St., Apt. 4, has been charged with criminal trespass-break into a structure, criminal conspiracy-criminal trespass, defiant trespass and criminal mischief.

She was charged with her part into the entry of an apartment in her building, Apt. 8, occupied by Douglas Walker.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a criminal mischief incident at a Schuylkill County location.

Ricky Goshert, 58, of 119 Schuylkill St., Cressona, reported someone shattered the passenger side window on his 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer with an unknown object.

The incident occurred sometime between 4 p.m. Monday and 5:45 a.m. on Tuesday while the vehicle was parked in front of his residence.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Summit Hill man is facing charges stemming from a shoplifting incident in Hometown on March 27.

Rocco Westpy, 26, has been identified by Rush Township Police as the man who took merchandise valued at $42.76 from the HT Commons Walmart.

The charges include retail theft and receiving stolen property.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rush Township Police are preparing to file charges of driving under the influence against a McAdoo woman after receiving results of a blood test done on April 9.

Officers stopped a vehicle on Claremont Avenue at 1:50 a.m. that day and identified the driver as Michelle Weaver, 42, of McAdoo. She was transported to Schuylkill Medical Center South, Pottsville, after officers observed several signs of possible intoxication.

The test results indicate she had a blood-alcohol content of 0.179 percent, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08 percent.