Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Police Logs

Monday, June 30, 2014

A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at a county department store.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Katelin Flamini, 24, of Pottsville, was arrested at 2:07 p.m. on June 24 at Kohl's Department store in the Fairlane Village Mall, Norwegian Township. Troopers said Flamini took $159.12 worth of merchandise out of the store without paying for it. She was stopped outside by store security.

Troopers said because of prior arrests, Flamini was charged with a felony count of retail theft.

Monday, June 30, 2014

State police at Frackville reported on two-vehicle crash probed by troopers in Schuylkill County.

The crash was reported at 6:18 p.m. on Saturday along Route 61 at Altamont Boulevard in West Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said Kristopher M. Negron, 19, of Pottsville, was driving a 2003 Dodge Neon on Route 61 and was attempting to make a left turn into a service station when his vehicle was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado truck driven by Nicholas Stetchak, 42, of Hazle Township, Luzerne County.

Monday, June 30, 2014

State police at Frackville are investigating a bur-glary that occurred in the Schuylkill County borough of New Philadelphia.

Troopers said a resident of Macomb Street, not identified, reported their house was forcibly entered and various items removed. The incident occurred sometime between June 14 and 26.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Six people were injured in a three vehicle crash that occurred about 8:03 p.m. on Saturday at the intersection of Route 183 and Blue Mountain Heights, in Wayne Township, Schuylkill County.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

A Tamaqua man was cited following a domestic incident in the borough on June 21.

Officers were dispatched to 14 S. Lehigh St. at 9:20 p.m. At the scene, they spoke with a woman who said her boyfriend, Larry Keiser, 48, had been drinking and began hitting her on her head, using an open hand. The hitting started around 3 p.m. and continued off and on throughout the afternoon and evening.

Friday, June 27, 2014

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two driving under the influence arrests made by troopers.

At 2:25 a.m. on June 8, Jason Hine, 36, of Auburn, was stopped along Route 901 near Glenworth Road, in North Manheim Township, after being observed crossing over the fog line numerous times.

Hine showed signs of impairment and failed field sobriety tests. He was then transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street, Pottsville, for a blood test. Charges will be filed.

Friday, June 27, 2014

A Monroe County man has been charged with operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock system despite being required to have one on his vehicle.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to Lexington Avenue, in Pocono Summit, Coolbaugh Township, at 11:30 p.m. on June 15 for a domestic incident.

Friday, June 27, 2014

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred at 5:59 a.m on Thursday.

State police at Frackville said Brooks Bryan, 37, and his wife, identified as a 28-year-old female, from Ringtown, were visiting a friend, Jim Antoinelli, 48, at his home at 10 Chestnut St., village of Brandonville, East Union Township.

Following a night of heavy drinking, Antoinelli requested that Bryan and his wife stay overnight to avoid drinking drunk. The couple went to bed but Bryan then became disruptive and left the bedroom that he and his wife were sharing.

Friday, June 27, 2014

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of retail theft.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were called to the Walmart store in Mount Pocono at 1:48 a.m. on June 15 for a theft report. Store security had a person detained for retail theft.

On scene, officers were told that Vito A. Sgro, 62, of Long Pond, was observed by security concealing numerous items and switching price tags on numerous items and then exiting the store without properly paying for all the merchandise. Total value of the items was $133.59.

Sgro was charged with a misdemeanor count of retail theft.

Friday, June 27, 2014

On Tuesday at 10 p.m. Pocono Mountain Regional Police were dispatched to 115 Camelot Drive in Blakeslee for a loud party complaint.

Police arrived to find a large number of people on the outdoor deck, playing loud music and acting loudly. There was a large amount of beer and liquor in plain view on the deck and inside the home.

Twenty high school students from New York State were celebrating their recent high school graduation at the vacation rental home. All were under 21 years of age and charges will be filed.