Saturday, May 30, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, May 8, 2015

An incident in Quakake on April 28 resulted in criminal charges for Brian Gallagher, 38, of Barnesville.

Rush Township police were called to 40 W. Main St., at 9:28 a.m. and arrested Gallagher on charges of simple assault and harassment.

He was arraigned before on call District Judge Christine Hale, of Frackville, who set bail at $5,000, which the defendant was able to post.

Friday, May 8, 2015

A traffic stop on Claremont Avenue in Hometown on March 29 has resulted in criminal charges for a Reading man.

Police stopped a vehicle being operated by Jose M. Gonzalez-Roman at 3:15 a.m. The driver was transported to Schuylkill Medical Center South, Pottsville, after officers noticed several signs of possible intoxication. Test results were positive for marijuana.

Gonzalez-Roman, 20, faces charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Tamaqua man faces multiple charges following a vehicle stop in Tamaqua on April 26.

An officer on patrol saw an expired inspection sticker on a Chevrolet Blazer and stopped the vehicle in the area of Stadium Hill and Spruce Street. The driver was identified as Casey Richard Snyder, 34, of 16 Clay St., Tamaqua.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Tamaqua man was picked up by Rush Township Police on April 26 on an outstanding warrant.

Jason Ensel, 30, was arrested at 11:55 p.m. April 26 following a traffic stop on Cumberland Avenue. He was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for traffic violations. The warrant was issued by officials in Carbon County.

As officers were taking Ensel into custody, they found a small amount of marijuana and two pipes.

Ensel was transported to the Carbon County Correctional Facility on the warrant and now faces drug-related charges in Rush Township.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Tamaqua man has been charged in connection with a burglary that occurred over three years ago.

State police at Frackville said they obtained a warrant for Joseph Robert Holland, 33, on April 29. Assisted by state parole board officers, Holland was located and arrested. He was arraigned on burglary and related counts and released on bail.

Troopers said he was charged with a burglary that was reported on Aug. 21, 2011, at 52 Hollow Drive, MaryD, Schuylkill Township.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A Shenandoah woman is facing charges after a shoplifting incident at the HT Commons Walmart in Hometown on April 27.

Michelle Skoutelakis, 26, allegedly removed merchandise valued at $93.19 from the retail store. The incident took place at 11:27 a.m.

Rush Township police said charges will include retail theft and receiving stolen property.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported on a burglary and theft incidents investigated by troopers.

The break-in was reported by Helen Ziegler, at 747 Jonas Road in Effort, Monroe County. Criminals gained entry through a basement window. They searched through various desk drawers and room closets but it is not known if anything was taken. The incident occurred sometime between 9 a.m. April 3 and 7:26 p.m. April 4.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rush Township Police have cited Brett McGuire, Grier City, for public drunkenness.

The charges stem from an April 27 incident on Grier Avenue. The incident took place at 9:05 a.m.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Two people will be cited after an incident in Tamaqua on April 10.

Tamaqua and Coaldale police were working together at 3 p.m., investigating a lead from a burglary committed in Coaldale during the first week of April.

Officers went to 430 Hazle St. in Tamaqua to speak with Crystal Clymer, who had been with burglary suspect Joseph Becker on the day the crime was committed.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Tamaqua police responded to a domestic dispute on April 26 and executed a warrant for the arrest of one of the participants.

Officers were called to 267 Clay St. at 11:38 a.m. and were met by Rebecca Fannock, 22, her mother and a male. All three said there had been an argument about Fannock's proposed move to Delaware with her young daughter.

Fannock told police there was a warrant for her arrest and she was probably going to jail. Officers checked and found there was a warrant, issued by Rush Township police, in connection with a theft.