Saturday, April 25, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, March 30, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating an attempted burglary at a Schuylkill County fire company.

Troopers said unknown criminals attempted to gain entry to the South Cass Township Fire Company, located at 14 Water Lane, in the village of Primrose, at 2:44 a.m. on Sunday. They were apparently scared off when the alarm system went off, troopers said.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Monday, March 30, 2015

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

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at 5:14 p.m. March 16 they were dispatched to the Rite Aid pharmacy in Mount Pocono for a male who fled the store following a theft incident. The report stated he fled in a black vehicle with New York state registration.

A patrol unit observed the vehicle matching the description and stopped it. It was a 2005 Infinity sedan.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A student at the Schuylkill Technology Center in New Castle Township has been charged with two offenses.

State police at Frackville said a 16-year-old male from Frackville has been charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday.

Troopers said the teen used vulgar language while on school property and then damaged the property by putting a hole in a wall in the school.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

A Sugarloaf man is facing charges after a traffic stop in Rush Township on March 3.

Richard D. Thomas, 42, was stopped on Claremont Avenue at 9:26 p.m., then transported to Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street in Pottsville for blood tests.

Results of the testwere positive, showing a blood-alcohol content of 0.173 percent, more than double the legal limit of 0.08 percent.

Friday, March 27, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver escaped injury when her vehicle struck a deer along a Lehigh County road.

State police at Fogelsville said Dedria A. Hartman, 39, of New Ringgold, was driving a 2002 GMC Yukon northbound on Route 309 in Lynn Township, about 9:39 p.m. on Tuesday when a deer entered the road in front of her.

Hartman was unable to stop and struck the deer with the front driver's side. Hartman was able to pull onto the berm of the road.

Friday, March 27, 2015

A McAdoo woman has been cited following a crash in the borough on Feb. 21.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of East Sherman Street at 6:06 p.m. for a vehicle stuck in a snow bank. The driver was Lynmarie Bray, 51. Officers noted several signs of possible intoxication and transported her to a hospital for blood tests.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Tamaqua borough officials have approved the release of names and addresses of people who have been cited for code violations under the borough's Quality of Life Ordinance. The first list to be released includes:

Rebekah Deetz, 437 E. Elm St., having furniture outside the home;

Jay Stidham, 412 E. Elm St., having an accumulation of rubbish/garbage;

David Maco, 306 N. Elizabeth St., accumulation of rubbish/garbage and having furniture outside the home;

Diane Shuck, 14 S. Lehigh St., accumulation of rubbish/garbage.

Friday, March 27, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County property.

Troopers said criminals forcibly entered a storage shed on a property on Coal Street in Middleport and removed weedwhackers and a chain saw. The incident occurred sometime between March 19 and Monday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Friday, March 27, 2015

McAdoo Police are preparing to issue a warrant for the arrest of Anthony Vetter III, 30, following a domestic incident at 219 W. Sherman St.

Officers were dispatched to the home at 12:56 p.m. Monday for a domestic assault. They spoke with the victim who said her boyfriend, Vetter, had attacked her. She said the two were arguing when Vetter punched her in the head. As she tried to get away, he grabbed her by the hair, threw her on to a stairway, kicked her and started to choke her. He released her before she lost consciousness, then left the residence with his mother.

Friday, March 27, 2015

A Jim Thorpe man is facing charges for incidents in Nesquehoning.

James L. Yenca Jr., 27,of 106 Coyote Drive, has been charged with two counts each of persistent disorderly conduct, asmisdemeanor threes, and disorderly conduct, assummary offenses, and one count of public drunkenness.