Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Police Logs

Saturday, January 14, 2017

A Tamaqua woman welcomed in the New Year in the Schuylkill County Prison in Pottsville after her child was almost hit by a car.

A woman driving north on Hunter Street barely missed striking a 2-year-old boy at 10:47 a.m. on Dec. 31. She stopped and picked up the toddler, looking around for a parent or guardian. She saw a woman and another child walking toward Bowe Street.

That woman was identified as Chelsea Walters, 24, of Orwigsburg Street. When asked about the 2-year-old, Walters said he wasn’t hers.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

State police at Fern Ridge reported on three crashes investigated by troopers earlier this week.

• A two-vehicle crash occurred at noon on Monday at the intersection of routes 209 and 715 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Brenda Lomsky, 43, of Brodheadsville, was traveling on 715 southbound and attempted a left turn onto 209 while Laurentiu D. Babu, 48, of Effort, was southbound on 209.

Troopers said Lomsky ran a red light at the intersection causing her 2006 Chevrolet Equinox to be struck by Babu’s 2005 Honda CRV.

Friday, January 13, 2017

State police at Lehighton filed charges in the following DUI incidents.

• Charges of driving under the influence of a controlled substance are pending against a 45-year-old Lehighton man after a traffic stop at 7:20 p.m. Jan. 4 in the area of Fireline Road and Maple Drive in Lower Towamensing Township. Police said the arrest was the result of a vehicle being stopped for a Motor Vehicle Code violation and is pending the results of laboratory tests.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia:Robyn Conklin, 18, of Lehighton, was charged with DUI (controlled substance), possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and vehicle code violations, for an incident Oct. 31 in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A woman from East Penn Township is facing a dog law violation citation that was filed by state police at the Lehighton barracks after an incident at 5:30 p.m.Tuesday ata residence on Dotter’s Corner Road in Polk Township.

Police said T. Yurick will be cited after she allowed her German shepherd to run free from the confines of the yard and become aggressive to the victimin the victim’s yard.

A Saylorsburg woman was issued a nontraffic citation for allowing her dog to run loose after an incident at 3:11 p.m.Monday ata Ruby Court, Saylorsburg, location.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating an accidental shooting that happened around 4 p.m.Mondayon Tittle Road in Ross Township.

Police said a Saylorsburg man, who was cleaning his Kel Tec .22 Magnum pistol, accidentally shot himself in the leg when the firearm discharged.

The man was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, East Stroudsburg, in the West End Ambulance.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

State police at Lehighton responded to the following assault and domestic abuse incidents.

Charged with simple assault: David Ackley Jr., 27, of 2278 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton, is facing a charge of simple assault as a result of an incident at 7:36 p.m. Jan. 3 ata location on Silver Spring Boulevard in Eldred Township. Police were summoned after the Ackley and a 54-year-old woman from Bangor became involved in a verbal and physical altercation in which the woman sustained minor injuries.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

State police at Fern Ridge reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers.

• A one-vehicle crash was reported at 2:31 p.m. Dec. 17 along Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Raymond Scheier, 18, of King of Prussia, was operating a 2008 Land Rover when it left the road and landed in a ditch. Neither Scheier nor his three passengers, all from King of Prussia, were injured. The vehicle had to be towed.

Troopers cited Scheier for the crash.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Pocono Mountain Regional Police reported the following incidents:

Thursday, January 12, 2017

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following arrests made by troopers.

• At 8:50 p.m. Sept. 21,Melissa Madeo, 33, of Minersville, entered BG’s Market in Norwegian Township and removed items without paying for them. She was charged with retail theft.