Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Police Logs

Friday, August 12, 2016

State police at Fogelsville are investigating a burglary/theft incident that happened between 10 a.m. June 25 and 10 a.m. July 27 at a residence along Allemaengel Road in Lynn Township.

Police said a green 2008 Kawasaki Teryx and two orange Stihl chainsaws were taken from a shed located on the property during the above period. They said a witness saw a man and a woman on the property, driving a truck and towing the Teryx off the property.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tamaqua police are looking for the person who swiped an American flag from in front of the American Legion, located along West Broad Street, in the early morning hours of Aug. 1.

The flag was taken from a parking meter in front of the Legion, the second time a flag was stolen this summer.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at 570-668-5000.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

No one was injuredin a two-vehicle crash at 7:08 a.m. Tuesdayat the intersection of Pleasant Drive and Chestnut Lane in Polk Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said the incident took place when a 2015 Kia Forte operated by Debra M. McIlveny, 55, of Kunkletown, traveling north on Chestnut Lane, proceeded into the intersection after stopping for a stop sign and struck a 2015 Chrysler 300 driven by Matthew C. Solt, 23, of Kunkletown. The latter was traveling west on Pleasant Drive at the time.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

A Carbon County woman is the victim of a theft incident involving a debit card.

State police at Lehighton said a 39-year-old resident of White Street in Weissport reported someone used her debit card to make a total of $946 worth of purchases using online retailers. The incident occurred on Monday.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

A Schuylkill County driver has been cited for a one-vehicle crash in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Dakota Z. George, 18, of New Ringgold, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu westbound at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday in Lynn Township when he lost control. The vehicle crossed over the eastbound lane and onto the berm on the south side. The front undercarriage of the Malibu hit a ditch. The Malibu then overturned and came to final rest of the driver’s side facing southwest.

George was not injured.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The theft of an air conditioning unit and other items from a home in the 300 block ofWhite Street in Weissport is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said sometime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 7, the air conditioning unit and some metal chain fence and fence posts from the outside patio area of the property were stolen.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tamaqua Police cited a mother whose toddler daughter was found, alone and barefoot, in the 100 block of Washington Street on Aug. 8.

The Schuylkill County Communications Center in Pottsville received a call about the toddler at 11:19 a.m.

The street was deserted except for two passers-by who saw the child and called for help.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

One driver was cited following a four-vehicle crash that was reported at 12:27 p.m. on Monday along Hamilton Boulevard, near Lower Macungie Road, in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Township police said all vehicles involved were eastbound near the entrance to Air Products and the Trexler Mall. Theodore J. Holway, 32, of Staten Island, New York; Tonia L. Barney, 57, of Slatington; and Stephen A. Henritzy, 45, also of Slatington; were stopped for a traffic light. Sandra L. Boyd, 67, of Trexlertown, approached from the rear and failed to stop.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Charges are pending against a Nazareth man who caused a crash in Summit Hill last week.

Borough police were dispatched to the top of the Lansford/Summit Hill hill, Route 902, just before 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 2, for report of a vehicle into the guide rail.

When police arrived, officers saw a silver Dodge Durango. An investigation revealed that the vehicle drove off the roadway and off the berm of the road.

It then rode an embankment for approximately 240 feet, where it finally came to rest as it hit the guide rail.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Summit Hill police cited a borough resident after he yelled at a contractor.

Mark Freed, 45, ofWest Fell Street, was charged with harassment after police were called to the 100 block of East White Street just before noon on July 28.

Police said that Freed was yelling derogatory remarks at a contractor who was in the area at the time.