Sunday, November 29, 2015

Police Logs

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Three people face charges following a traffic stop in Rush Township on Nov. 4.

Michael Harley, 27, of Tamaqua, is facing a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia for having a crack pipe.

Thomas Bilsak Jr., 27, of Hazle Township, will be charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia (pipe).

Taryn Depos, 29, of Tamaqua, will be charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia (a scale).

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Palmerton Police Department continues to investigate the following incidents:


Criminal charges were filed against Deanna Freedman, 45, of Philadelphia, for DUI, stop signs and yield signs, careless driving, and driving under suspension. The incident occurred on Sept. 12 at 10:45 a.m. at Fifth Street and Franklin Avenue.


Criminal charges were filed against David Mette, 47, of Palmerton, for false imprisonment, simple assault and harassment. The incident occurred on Oct. 27 at 7:35 p.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A Carbon County business has been cited again for failure to follow a prior order issued by an administrative law judge of the state liquor control board.

Antonio’s Pizzeria Inc., 43 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, was issued a citation on Monday for violating a judge’s order.

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office stated that Antonio’s, during the period of June 16 to Aug. 24, failed to comply with the order of the judge mandating continued compliance with the requirements of the liquor code pertaining to responsible alcohol management.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Gregorio Flores, 35, formerly of Mauch Chunk Street in Tamaqua, has been cited by Tamaqua Police. Flores was charged with indirect criminal contempt of court for violating a protection from abuse order.

The incident was reported on Oct. 30, when Flores reportedly went to a home at 115 W. Rowe St. and contacted the victim.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating an incident at a Carbon County home.

Troopers said sometime overnight on Monday the front window of the home of Colville Brown, 203 Meckesville Road in Albrightsville, was damaged.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-646-2271.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

David Galbaith, 55, of Slatington was charged on Oct. 10. with disorderly conduct and violation of the borough’s open burning ordinance. Jolene Mehltretter, 37, of Slatington was also charged during the open burning incident with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct by officer Dominic Romagnoli at 7:15 p.m. on Main Street.

On Oct. 14, Jill Jendrzejewski, 21, of Albrightsville was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia during a vehicle stop on Main Street at 9:46 p.m., by patrolman William Borst.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

A Schuylkill County man has been arrested for the theft of taillights from a vehicle.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 34-year-old Hegins woman had her Ford Expedition parked at 2 Fearnot Road in Hubley Township at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday when Preston Eger, 20, also of Hegins, arrived in the same parking lot in a Ford Expedition. Eger then proceeded to remove both rear taillights from the vehicle and fled the scene. His vehicle was later observed in Hegins Township and the taillights were recovered.

Eger has been charged with theft and related counts, troopers said.

Monday, November 9, 2015

A minor injury was reported in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 3:44 p.m. on Sunday along Wade Road in Norwegian Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Alicia M. Smith, 20, of Pottsville, was driving a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo eastbound when she went off onto the south berm and struck a small ditch. Smith panicked and tried to overcompensate but lost control. The vehicle re-entered the eastbound lane and traveled northeast for about 70 feet through the two travel lanes before entering the north berm.

Monday, November 9, 2015

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at Kinsley’s ShopRite, located at 107 Kinsley Drive, in Brodheadsville.

State police at Fern Ridge said Christopher Edward Huge Jr., 22, of Sciota entered the store at 8:10 p.m. Oct. 14 and stole items from the store. Charges were filed.

Monday, November 9, 2015

A Schuylkill County man was cited twice in two separate incidents a day apart over the past weekend.

State police at Frackville said Mitchel Ray Klingerman, 26, of Nuremberg, was cited for harassment for an incident on Saturday at 8:15 p.m. at 798 Main St., Nuremberg, North Union Township. Troopers said Klingerman and a 25-year-old man, also of Nuremberg, became involved in a verbal argument over food. The argument became physical when Klingerman struck the man in the head multiple times.