Friday, July 29, 2016

Police Logs

Friday, July 1, 2016

State police at Lehighton said a dog suffered a minor head injury and was taken to a veterinarian for treatment after it was involved in a fight with another dog at 9:23 a.m. June 28 at Hollyberry Lane, Jim Thorpe.

The owner of the dog and the victim are both from Jim Thorpe.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Rush Township Police are preparing to file charges against Anthony Plotin, 30, of Scranton, after an incident at the Hometown Farmer’s Market on June 15.

Plotin will be charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The incident happened at 8:55 a.m.

Friday, July 1, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating a harassment case that was reported to them on June 29.

Police said there are two victims, aman andwoman, both from Nesquehoning.

No other information on the case was reported by police.

Friday, July 1, 2016

A 25-year-old Kunkletown woman has been charged with simple assault of three people in an incident that happened at 9:42 p.m. Sundayon Dotter’s Corner Road, Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said the woman assaulted three people, all from Kunkletown, including a 29-year-old man and two women, ages 18 and 53.

Police said they were called to the scene to investigate a report of a woman having struck a man in the face, reportedly knocking out the crowns in his teeth.

Friday, July 1, 2016

James Markowski, 38, of Tamaqua, is facing a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia after he was found to have a needle in his possession on June 15. The charges will be filed by Rush Township police.

The incident took place at 6:38 p.m. at a home on Ben Titus Road.

Friday, July 1, 2016

A Lehighton woman is the victim of a theft/access device fraud incident that is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said the woman, who lives on Interchange Road, discovered someone had made fraudulent purchases on her credit card between April 9-11.

Friday, July 1, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported a 66-year-old Saylorsburg woman had $3,159 stolen from her in a telephone scam incident.

The incident happened at a residence on Pennell Road, Saylorsburg, and was reported at 3:40 p.m. June 28. No other information was released on the incident by police.

Friday, July 1, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said someone cut power lines at a residence in Ross Township.

The incident was reported at 5:05 a.m. Saturday by the victim, a woman who lives in Cold Spring, New York.

Police said someone smashed a window at her home on Upper Smith Gap Road and cut the power lines.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:05 p.m. Wednesday along Bridge Street in Union Township.

State police at Frackville said Brandon R. McGee, 20, of Girardville, was driving a 2009 Pontiac G6 southbound when he failed to negotiate a left curve. He lost control of the Pontiac due to his speed and the condition of the tires on the vehicle, troopers said. The car spun counterclockwise and slid off the road onto the berm where it struck a guide rail. The car came to rest against the guide rail.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

A Lansford man is facing charges after a crash in Tamaqua on June 22.

Julio Sezar Alvarado, 20, of 230 E. Patterson St., was driving his brother’s car at 1:29 a.m. when he struck a parked car on Greenwood Street. The second car was pushed into a fire hydrant at the intersection of Biddle and Greenwood streets. Alvarado left that scene and then struck a second vehicle parked further south on Greenwood Street. He got out of the car and ran but was seen by multiple witnesses entering a home in the unit block of North Greenwood Street.