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Police Logs

Friday, August 26, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a motorcycle operator eluded a trooper who tried to pull him over at 10:25 p.m. Aug. 19 in the area of the Lentz Trail and Route 902 in Summit Hill Borough.

Police said the officer observed the motorcycle traveling north on Route 902 at the intersection of the Lentz Trail and followed it. The trooper noticed the motorcycle did not have a registration plate. While following the motorcycle, the officer clocked it at 60 mph in a 45 mph. zone.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Michelle Marie Rex, 41, of Cherry Street, Tamaqua, was cited for allowing her dog to run loose on Aug. 1.

The white and brown pit bull was found under a trailer in the 400 block of Pine Street and was recovered by volunteers with the Tamaqua Area Animal Rescue group, who were familiar with the animal due to past incidents.

Rex told police she gave the dog away, but that person said the dog was never his.

Friday, August 26, 2016

A burglary at a Monroe County residence is being investigated by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said criminals entered the residence in the 1000 block ofHideaway Hill Road in Polk Township, through an unlocked garage door. Two Stihl 455 chain saws, Craftsman push mower, Toro weed whacker, Craftsman chop saw, two Dewalt drills, a Milwaukee handheld saw and miscellaneous hand tools were removed from the home.

The home is owned by a 49-year-old male from Coplay. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 15 and Monday.

Friday, August 26, 2016

A Lehigh County driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:08 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Blue Ridge and Pennell roads in Ross Township, Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Rafi J. Poueriet, 21, of Allentown, was driving a 2002 BMW 530i westbound on Blue Ridge Road at a speed too fast for conditions and failed to stop for a posted stop sign. The front of his vehicle hit the driver’s side of a 2009 Kia Rio driven by Kaleigh R. Yaich, 29, of Saylorsburg, who was attempting a left-hand turn onto Blue Ridge from Pennell Road.

Friday, August 26, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are looking for a Schuylkill County man wanted in connection with an assault incident and protection from abuse violation.

Troopers said on Aug. 10 Daniel Krammes, 28, of Reilly Township, and a 25-year-old woman from Saint Clair, were at a campsite new Newtown, Reilly Township, when they began to argue over a personal matter.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Jade Eve Manz

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a report of a 16-year-old girl being missing from her home.

Police said Jade Eve Manz of the 100 block of Acorn Lane, Kunkletown, Polk Township, was last seen at about 1 p.m. Aug. 19. She was reported missing at 7:11 p.m. Wednesday.

Police are asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact them at 610-681-1850.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Tuesday after being charged with sexual assault related charges.

State police at Frackville said Charles Andrew Welna, 30, of Mahanoy Township, has been charged with statutory sexual assault, sexual abuse of children and related charges.

Troopers said Welna was charged with assaulting a 15-year-old girl in Mahanoy Township.

He was arraigned on the charges before on-call District Judge James Reiley, of Pottsville, and taken to the county prison after failing to post $75,000 straight cash bail.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Marissa Ann Sabol, 42, of Mush Dahl Road, New Ringgold, faces charges after she was found unresponsive in the parking lot at the Blue Raider Car Wash on Cedar Street in Tamaqua.

Police received a call about a suspicious person at the car wash at 4 p.m. on Aug. 14. They found Sabol on the ground.

She didn’t respond to verbal commands but did awaken when the officer shook her by the arm.

A tan bag, which she claimed as hers, was found in the car wash bay.

It contained hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

State police at Lehighton will be conducting special stationary/roving DUI patrols over the Labor Day weekend in an effort to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities and injuries on state roads. The operation is part of the state police Selective Traffic Enforcement Against Drunk Driving (STEAD D) program.

The special patrols will be conduct during the time frame of Sept. 2 through 6 on Carbon and Monroe county roads.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a trailer from a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said Dave Miller & Sons Inc., of Orwigsburg, reported a 2010 gray Homesteader trailer was parked behind a residence on the 1000 block of Summer Valley Road, East Brunswick Township, at 4:30 p.m. Monday. On Tuesday about 6 a.m. Miller went to pick up the trailer and it was gone. The trailer bears state registration XJY-8056.

Anyone with information concerning this incident or the whereabouts of the trailer is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.