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Police Logs

Thursday, May 26, 2016

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rear-end crash in Schuylkill County on Tuesday.

Troopers said Alexis C. Nevadomsky, 20, of Oneida was stopped in the southbound lane of Route 924 in East Union Township around 6:45 p.m. attempting to make a left turn. Her 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier was struck in the rear by a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck driven by Joseph E. Gilbert, 27, of Ringtown.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries and were taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital — Hazleton Campus. The Colorado had to be towed from the scene.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

One of two drivers involved in a crash on Monday in Ross Township, Monroe County, has been cited.

State police at Lehighton said Lauren R. Homlish, 24, of Easton, was traveling southbound on Route 115 at 7:49 p.m. when Richard E. Wiltraut, 60, of Saylorsburg, pulled out from Anchorage Road in front of her causing a collision. Wiltraut was attempting to turn left onto 115.

Neither driver was injured. Homlish’s 2009 Chevrolet Impala and Wiltraut’s 2003 Toyota Camry had to be towed from the scene.

Troopers cited Wiltraut in the incident.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of four rims and tires from a Jeep vehicle.

Troopers said a 33-year-old female reported the items were taken while the vehicle was parked in the 1000 block of West Lizard Creek Road in East Penn Township. The theft occurred sometime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 610-681-1850.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A Philadelphia man sustained minor injuries while walking along a Monroe County highway late Monday night.

State police at Fern Ridge said the crash occurred at 11:37 p.m. when William McBride, 48, of Philadelphia, was walking in the southbound lane of Route 115 in Chestnuthill Township.

That’s when police said McBride was struck in the shoulder by an unknown vehicle.

McBride then walked to the Exxon gas station to contact police.

West End Ambulance transported McBride to Pocono Medical Center, where he was treated for minor injuries.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A Gilbert man was found to be in possession of drugs when police responded to a crashat 10:40 p.m. Mondayin the area of Silver Fox Drive in Polk Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said drug possession charges will be filed against the unnamed 20-year-old.

Police said they responded to the crash in which property damages were observed and eventually learned the driver was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating the reported theft of money and an iPhone from a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said Glenn Robert Frantz, 58, of 130 Brookshire Lane, East Brunswick Township, reported about $148 and an Apple iPhone were removed from his residence sometime on May 18 between midnight and 5:30 a.m. The iPhone 6s has the IMEI number 353257079076146.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks will be conducting stationary and roving DUI patrols over the Memorial Day weekend.

In an effort to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities and injuries troopers will be conducing this operation during the time frame of May 27 through May 30 on various roads in Carbon and Monroe counties.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported an 18-year-old Palmerton woman will be cited for drug possession as a result of a traffic stop at 1:55 a.m. Tuesdayin the area of the Fireline and Sand Quarry roads in Lower Towamensing Township.

Police said she was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for motor vehicle code violations, when police found her to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A Tamaqua man was injured in an attempted robbery between noon and 12:44 p.m. Saturdayon the railroad tracks along the Lehigh River in Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Jason Blake, 23, suffered injuries caused by a knife-wielding man who attempted to rob him.

Police said Blake reported the attempted robbery and aggravated assault incident after a white man, believed to be between 20-30 years of age, attempted to take items from him in the area of the off-ramp to Palmerton from Route 248.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A Weissport man who police tried to apprehend on active warrants on file for his arrest fled on foot on Sundayin what police are calling an escape case. In a separate report, police said he was apprehended the next day and a man who tried to hinder his apprehension was also arrested.

Lawney Lee Strohl, 48, of 223 White St., was wanted on misdemeanor warrants, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.