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Police Logs

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Wednesday evening. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at 4:38 p.m. along Route 54, near Patriotic Hill in Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said Kimberly Lynn Hons, 35, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 1998 Honda Accord northbound when she lost control while negotiating a left curve. The car traveled onto the east berm and struck a fence and concrete wall in front of the former St. Nicholas Breaker. Hons sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police reported investigating a hit-and-run incident.

Police said on July 14, at 2:45 p.m. a resident of Slatington reported their 2014 Kia had been hit while they were shopping at the Gamestop store in the Carbon Plaza Mall.

In another incident, police say that at 12:09 p.m. July 31, a 1996 Nissan Maxima was hit/damaged in the parking lot of the PA driver's license center by a blue Jeep Liberty or Patriot driven by a female.

The female did not stop.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mahoning Township Police.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police are searching for a stolen riding mower.

Police said that at 7:45 a.m. Friday, an 82-year-old resident of the 1000 block of Hemlock Drive reported a stolen Cub Cadet riding lawn mower.

The mower was last used on Aug. 4. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact police.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

An 18-year-old Orefield teen hit a parked car after passing her drivers' exam.

Mahoning Township police said the incident happened at 12:06 p.m. on July 31 at the state driver license center along Blakeslee Blvd.

There were no injuries, but the parked vehicle was damaged.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A Monroe County motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash that was reported at 10:48 a.m. July 3 along Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Frank R. Rodriguez, 44, of Kunkletown, driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle northbound when another driver, southbound, attempted to turn left into the parking lot the American Legion.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police were summoned at 6:15 p.m. July 27 to investigate an incident whereby someone deposited an above-ground swimming pool in a dumpster.

Police said a resident of Mall Lane reported the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police department at 570-386-2241.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a hit-and-run reported at 10:13 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the Pit Stop Service Center, in Cressona.

Troopers said a parked 1996 Chevrolet 1500 truck was struck by another vehicle backing out of a parking spot causing damage to the rear driver's side fender. The other driver then fled the scene.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police reported on vehicles being entered.

Police said on July 19, at 1:30 p.m. a resident of Mahoning Drive East reported two of his vehicles had been entered during the night.

No items were reported missing.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police. Police remind residents to keep their vehicles locked.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A state police fire marshal has ruled a fire at a Schuylkill County residence as undetermined.

A fire occurred at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at 89 Park Place Road, in Mahanoy Township.

Firefighters from Mahanoy City and Delano Township responded.

Trooper Joseph W. Hall was asked to determine the cause of the blaze.

Hall said his investigation has not determined a cause. He was assisted in the investigation by Trooper Janssen Herb.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at Kinsley's ShopRite, 107 Kinsley Drive in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Matthew Holland, 29, of Cresco, entered the store at 10:30 p.m. on July 29 and removed the contents of a 65-count Zantac box and discarded the box without paying for the item.