Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Police Logs

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a trailer from a Schuylkill County property.

A Pottsville manreported his trailer, which he had stored on the property of his father on Main Street in Norwegian Township, was stolen sometime between Aug. 2 and Saturday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-739-1330.

Monday, August 8, 2016

State police at Lehighton said a traffic stop at 10:30 p.m. July 29, at 110 Spring House Drive in Saylorsburg resulted in the driver being charged with DUI and the passenger being arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

Police said they stopped the vehicle while it was traveling east on Spring House Road, after which time it was determined the driver, a 24-year-old woman, was driving while under the influence of heroin and the passenger, a 25-year-old man, was in possession of heroin. Both are from Ross Township.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Tamaqua police cited Brian Keith Woods, 51, of West Rowe Street, Tamaqua, after he was found in a drunken state on July 21.

Officers were called to Boyer’s Food Mart at 4:51 p.m. where they found Woods stumbling around in the parking lot. An employee also reported that Woods had been sleeping on a bench in front of the store.

He was cited for public drunkenness.

Monday, August 8, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said harassment charges will be filed in connection with a fight that happened at 10:27 p.m. July 21 on Burnshaw Lane, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township.

Police did not release the people’s names.

Monday, August 8, 2016

A 58-year-old woman from Polk Township is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after a one-vehicle crash at 5:31 p.m. June 29 in the area of 399 Whitey B Drive, Kresgeville, Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred when the woman lost control of a black Jeep Cherokee and went travel down an embankment. Police said the driver, who they did not identify, displayed signs of impairment due to consuming an alcoholic beverage.

Monday, August 8, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said they will file harassment charges against a 41-year-old woman from Lehighton who was involved in a verbal argument that turned physical at 10:31 p.m. Aug. 1.

The incident happened at on West Lizard Creek Road in East Penn Township.

Police did not release the woman’s name.

Monday, August 8, 2016

A Tamaqua man was cited for disorderly conduct after an incident on July 10.

Officers received a call at 4:11 p.m. to respond to a Hazle Street address where a man was making threats. That man was identified as Chris Mutheru, 30, who was covered in his own blood. EMS was called to assist and tend to Mutheru’s wound, which was apparently self-inflicted.

He appeared to be under the influence of a drug and was transported to Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street in Pottsville for treatment.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Coaldale Police have filed charges against April Lynn McGeehan, 28, of East High Street, Coaldale, after officers provided an assist to a state constable serving a warrant.

The constable took McGeehan into custody Friday morning on several outstanding warrants. At the time, she had a spoon, four hypodermic needles and two pills, suspected to be Xanax, on her.

She faces charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a misbranded controlled substance.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Tamaqua police charged Thomas Jon Ahn, 34, ofOrwigsburg Street, Tamaqua, after an incident on July 23.

The victim contacted police saying Ahn had threatened her.

Officers had been at the residence two days prior, when the couple was arguing over custody of their children. The woman was cited in that incident.

Ahn was cited for harassment.

Monday, August 8, 2016

State police at Frackville investigating a one-vehicle crash at 8:35 p.m. on Friday along Interstate 81 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County.

Jarod M. Kidd, 32, of Scottsville, Virginia, was driving a 2014 Honda CRV northbound when a deer entered the road in front of him. Kidd was unable to avoid striking the deer, which caused damages to the front end and engine. Kidd and his passenger, Kathryn E. Dolan, 36, of Scottsville, were not injured.

The vehicle had to be towed from the scene.