Friday, October 28, 2016

Police Logs

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Tamaqua man with no current permanent address was taken to the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville on Sept. 13 after Tamaqua police picked him up on an active warrant.

Duane Roy Allen II, 28, was at Boyer’s Food Market on Cedar Street at 2 p.m., when he was observed by an officer who was familiar with the warrant. The warrant had been issued by District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, after Allen failed to appear in court for a hearing on theft by unlawful taking charges.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Kathy L. Anderson, 46, of Palmerton, sustained what state police at the Lehighton barracks called “suspected minor injuries” in a two-vehicle crash at 2:48 p.m.Wednesday at the intersection of Fireline and Forest Inn roads in Lower Towamensing Township.

Police said she was driving a 2015 Kia Rio eastbound on Fireline Road and was stopped due to a backlog of traffic from the stop sign at the intersection when a 2001 Ford Explorer, driven by a 17-year-old boy from Palmerton, also traveling east, failed to stop in time and struck the rear end of the Rio.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

A 2006 Chevrolet Colorado operated by Marianne A. Benner, 71, of New Tripoli, was damaged when it was struck by a Kia SUV that sideswiped it, after which time the driver fled the scene according to state police in Upper Macungie Township.

The incident happened at 4:02 p.m.Wednesday on Route 100 northbound in the township.

Benner told police the Kia was traveling in the lane to the left of her vehicle when the operator quickly cut over and sideswiped her vehicle, then turned onto Tilghman Street before fleeing.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating criminal mischief incidents:

• A Kresgeville resident reported someone caused damage to the window guard/shade of the victim’s parked camper. The incident was reported at 10 p.m.Fridayat a property on Butternut Street in Kunkletown, Eldred Township.

• A resident of the 400 block of Bridge Street in Weissport reported someone broke the rear window of his car between 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 10.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned to aBehrens Road residence in Penn Forest Township at 8:08 p.m. Sept. 15, when a 39-year-old Penn Forest Township man violated a Protection From Abuse order issued by the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas.

Police did not name the man, but said the victim is a 33-year-old woman who lives in the township.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating an access device fraud case.

The incident dates back to November of last year and identity theft purchases were made through July of this year totaling $1,649, police said.

Someone used the victim’s name and address to open a Capital One L & T credit card without the victim’s permission, making the purchases through a nine-month period without making a payment on the account.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating a hit-and-run that happened at 4:20 p.m.Wednesday on Ogden Street in Girardville.

Police said a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van was parked on the north side of the street when an unknown vehicle, traveling west, struck the van and left the scene without the drivers exchanging information.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police are investigating the theft of a utility trailer that was parked on the roadside of Route 248 eastbound, about one mile after the Palmerton on-ramp in Lower Towamensing Township,

The incident happened between 1-1:15 p.m.Sunday.

Police said the 4-by-8-foot trailer has a black metal frame, wood siding and a diamond-plated floor. The PA registration is XK55067 and the Vehicle Identification Number is TR57068PA.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

State police at Frackville are looking for a stolen pickup.

Troopers said the whereabouts of a 1986 black and silver Dodge Ram truck is being sought. The truck bears state registration number 42937PD. The truck is owned bya Girardville resident.

Anyone with information about the truck is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The theft of toddler’s clothing, diapers and baby wipes from a location in Towamensing Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The victim is a 59-year-old woman from Lehighton.

The incident happened at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 ata Raymond Street location.

Police said the clothing is sized 18-24 months.