Monday, September 25, 2017

Police Logs

Thursday, August 10, 2017

A Monroe County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred at 6:55 p.m. Aug. 2.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers on patrol in the Greenwood Acres development observed a vehicle parked at the beach along Lido Drive. Contact was made with the driver and passenger, who was immediately identified as Xavier Rodriguez, 23, ofBlakeslee.

A warrant check indicated that Rodriguez had active warrants for his arrest. Upon the arrival of another police unit, Rodriguez ran from officers. Following a short foot pursuit, Rodriguez was taken into custody.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

State police at Schuylkill Haven announced that increased patrols and a sobriety checkpoint operation will be conducted this coming weekend.

The increase patrols will look for operators under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said an unoccupied residence along Deturksville Road in Washington Township was entered sometime between Aug 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Once inside the criminals splashed paint on the walls and floor.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-739-1330.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A fleeing Monroe County motorcyclist was caught and jailed on Tuesday.

State police at Lehighton said troopers attempted to perform a traffic stop of a white Kawasaki Ninja cycle along Long Mountain Road in Polk Township at 11:50 a.m. The motorcyclist fled the scene and a pursuit ensued. The chase ended when the motorcyclist lost control of the bike and crashed at the intersection of Long Mountain Road and Pheasant Run Road. There were no injuries.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported that Terry Dale Billman, 52, of Blackberry Lane, Jim Thorpe, was cited for simple assault.

Troopers said on July 29 at 10:34 a.m. troopers responded for a domestic violence incident. On scene, officers learned that a woman at the residence had suffered an injury but declined medical attention. As a result of an investigation, Billman was charged.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported on the following incidents in which they declined to release names of those involved.

• On Monday at 12:02 p.m. a vehicle stop was made along Weir Mountain Road, south of Doney Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, for traffic violations.

As a result, a 24-year-old Gilbert woman was found to have drug paraphernalia. Charges will be filed.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 9 p.m. Monday along Hahns Dairy Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Kyle A. Miller, 21, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo eastbound when he failed to negotiate a right-hand curve in the road. The vehicle continued straight through the curve and drove up an embankment where it struck two large trees head-on. After impact the Rodeo rolled over onto its roof and came to final rest on the roadway in the westbound lane facing east.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Tamaqua woman is facing a drug charge following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said Alyssa Marie McCarroll, 28, ofNorth Greenwood Street, was found to be in possession of a methamphetamine smoking pipe.

The incident occurred on April 3 following a traffic stop. McCarroll was a passenger in the vehicle. She was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Criminal attempt:Anthony Borrelli, 31, Slatedale, was charged with criminal attempt, loitering and prowling at night, and defiant trespass, for an incident July 4 in the 400 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Aggravated assault:Brandon Coulson, 28, Palmerton, was charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest, for an incident July 14 in the 600 block of West Princeton Avenue.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests made at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond during the NASCAR race at the track July 30.