Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, June 1, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence of a controlled substance following a traffic stop that occurred at 8:27 p.m. on May 1.

State police at Frackville said Vincent Petrozino, 20, of Saint Clair, was stopped along Route 61 in Ryan Township. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest.

He was transported to a Pottsville hospital where he submitted to a blood test. The test result showed the presence of marijuana in his system. Charges were filed, troopers said.

Monday, June 1, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a theft from vehicle incident.

Troopers said Robert Cole, of Kimber Street, New Philadelphia, reported his vehicle was entered while parked at his residence. Removed were fishing rods, fishing tackle, CDs and a machete.

The incident occurred sometime in the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday.

Monday, June 1, 2015

State police at Fogelsville have charged a Lynn Township man with taking $150 from the New Tripoli Fire Department.

Joel R. Lindtner of New Tripoli, was charged with theft by unlawful taking.

According to a news release from police, Lindtner stole the money at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Monday, June 1, 2015

A Schuylkill County man has been charged with stealing funds from his employer in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville identified the suspect as Nicholas Lee Doyle, 38, of Schuylkill Haven.

According to troopers on Friday at 4:06 p.m. they were called to Gamestop, located at 1042 Mill Creek Road in Lower Macungie Township, for an employee theft.

Monday, June 1, 2015

State police at Lehighton in January charged a Lehighton woman with drug offenses.

Angeliese Bieling, 29, of 400 Indian Hill Road, was charged on Jan. 3 with intent to possess a controlled substance by a person not registered; manufacture, delivery, or intent to manufacture or deliver; two counts of carrying a firearm without a license; use/possession of drug paraphernalia; driving under the influence of a controlled substance; driving an unregistered vehicle; disregarding traffic lanes; careless driving; and failing to use a safety belt.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Palmerton Police Department continues to investigate the following incidents:

Aggravated indecent assault

Criminal charges were filed against Rafo Bencun, 67, of 819 Delaware Ave. Apt. C, Palmerton, for aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors, and indecent assault. The incident occurred in July 2014 at the above address.

Defiant trespass and other charges

Monday, June 1, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a hit-and-run that occurred in the parking lot of a Schuylkill County high school.

Troopers said a 2004 Subaru, owned by Joseph Pritiskutch, of Pottsville, was struck while parked at Minersville High School in Cass Township. The vehicle sustained damages to the passenger side rear door. The incident occurred sometime between 9:20 a.m. and 2:55 p.m. on Wednesday.

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

Monday, June 1, 2015

State police at the Frackville barracks said forgery charges are pending against Richard White, 51, of Shenandoah, following incidents that happened at the Speedway Minimart, Route 61, West Mahanoy Township.

Police said he allegedly passed counterfeit $20 bills on several occasions and was discovered by the cashier on his last attempt, after which time he drove away in a 2006 silver Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

A Tamaqua woman was cited after a domestic incident in the borough on May 24.

Tamaqua police were dispatched to 407 Willing St. at 2:17 p.m. for a disturbance.

An officer spoke with three people who all claimed the argument was only verbal.

They were given verbal warnings.

Two hours later police were called back to the same apartment.

This time a physical confrontation had taken place between Kayla Hoover and Stephanie Potts, both 24. Hoover reportedly pushed Potts, causing her head to slam against a wall.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

A school bus aide was the victim of an assault that occurred Wednesday at 2:46 p.m.

State police at Fogelsville said the incident occurred at the Lehigh Learning and Achievement Center, located at 2936 Corporate Court, in Lowhill Township, Lehigh County.

Troopers said a 12-year-old male from Allentown punched and slapped aide Sharon Lynn Kintz, of Walnutport. He will be charged with assault/harassment, troopers said.