Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Police Logs

Friday, June 9, 2017

Two people were slightly injured in a one-vehicle crash reported at 10:40 a.m. on Thursday along Tumbling Run Road in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Kayla E. Drasdis, 18, of Pottsville, was westbound operating a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer when she lost control while negotiating a slight left curve.

The vehicle went partially into the eastbound lane, then began to skid back across the westbound lane, rotating clockwise about 110 degrees.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A Berks County man was seriously injured when he exited a moving vehicle and was then struck by a truck. State police at Fogelsville said the incident occurred at 2:41 p.m. June 2 along Route 222 bypass in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash at 5:10 a.m. Wednesday.

State police at Frackville said Allen M. George, 19, of Frackville, was driving a 2008 Nissan Sentra northbound on Ringtown Boulevard in Union Township when he swerved to avoid a deer. George lost control of the car, which struck a guide rail along the east berm, damaging about 30 feet of the guide rail.

George and his passenger, Nicholas Morgan, 17, of Gordon, were not injured. Troopers cited George for driving while operating privileges are suspended or revoked.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A Schuylkill County woman is facing theft charges for allegedly stealing from a person who “befriended” her.

State police at Frackville said Donald Crawley, 31, of Granny’s Motel, 115 W. Coal St., West Mahanoy Township, befriended Amanda Fritz, 30, a downstairs resident of the motel. Troopers said Fritz then stole $480 in cash from Crawley’s room.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Palmerton police reported on the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia:Steven Swartz, 28, Palmerton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident May 20 in the 100 block of Lehigh Avenue.

James Unger, 21, Palmerton, was charged with possession or delivery of a small amount of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident May 17 at Fifth Street and Columbia Avenue.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint operation this coming weekend.

The location has yet to be determined but will be within Carbon or Monroe counties. The operation will be conducted between Friday and Sunday.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

One of two drivers involved in a crash at 6:05 p.m. June 2 has been cited.

State police at Fern Ridge said the crash occurred on Sugar Hollow Road at the intersection with State Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

Troopers said Ricky Williams, 65, of Effort, was eastbound on State Road operating a 2013 Chevrolet 1500 truck, while Patricia Roycroft-Danner, 65, of Stroudsburg, driving a 2007 Kia Spectra, was eastbound on Sugar Hollow Road.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft from vehicle incident.

The theft occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on Saturday and 7:15 a.m. on Sunday ata residence on Mountain Laurel Drive in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said an unlocked vehicle was entered and removed were two pairs of Oakley sunglasses, a Coach purse, wristlet and about $60 in U.S. currency and coins.Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-646-2271.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Pocono Mountain Regional Police reported on the following drivers facing DUI charges.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

McAdoo police have released information on recent citations issued by members of the department.

Meghan Santoni, 20, of Hazleton, was cited for underage drinking following a traffic stop made at 3:06 a.m. on June 4. Santoni was a passenger in the vehicle and had an open bottle of apple liqueur in her possession.