Friday, October 21, 2016

Police Logs

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A Hazleton woman has been cited by McAdoo Police in connection with an Aug. 5 traffic stop.

An officer on patrol at 1:18 a.m. saw a black Infiniti run a stop sign at the intersection of Hancock and Adams streets. He conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Sarah Quinones, 33, of Hazleton. She had a difficult time looking for her driver’s license and appeared to be somewhat drunk.

She was given, and failed, field sobriety tests.

She was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a rear-end collision on Aug. 26 at 7:31 p.m. along Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township.

Troopers said Amanda N. Palmiotto, 28, of Brodheadsville, was southbound and slowed to make a left turn into a restaurant when her 2012 Kia Forte was struck in the rear by a 1999 Ford F150 pickup driven by Heather M. Smith, 21, of Ringoes, New Jersey.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a burglary that happened in the overnight hours ofFriday into Saturday along Millers Road in North Union Township.

Police did not reveal the name of the victim who reported the residence was forcibly entered when no one was home. It is unknown at this time if anything was taken from the residence.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pocono Mountain Regional police have been issued an arrest warrant for a man involved in an aggravated assault incident.

Police said at 3:58 a.m. Aug. 28 they were dispatched to a location on Old Route 940 in Pocono Pines for a reported altercation. On scene officers were advised by the victim that Samir Cajevic, 30, no address given, attempted to light the victim’s vehicle on fire with lighter fluid while the victim was still in the vehicle.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tamaqua police cited Megan Lynn Matousek, 23, of East Broad Street, Tamaqua, for an incident on Sept. 1.

Residents of the Arlington Street area heard a woman screaming “get off me” and called the Schuylkill County Communications at 12:37 p.m. Officers found Matousek and another person in a wooded area to the south of Federal Street. They were having an argument, which could easily be heard from the street, which was about 100 yards away.

When told residents had called police because they thought she was in trouble, Matousek apologized. She was cited disorderly conduct.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A traffic stop in Coaldale on Aug. 27 resulted in numerous charges being filed against Daniel J. Sabol, 36, of West Lehigh Street, Coaldale.

An officer on patrol on Fifth Street saw a gold van with an expired inspection sticker being backed into a parking spot behind the Coaldale Borough Garage.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A Monroe County man is facing a drug charge.

State police at Fern Ridge said on Aug. 3 at 10:34 p.m. Michael Alex Jackson, of Mount Pocono, was taken into custody in the area of 4 Birchtree Lane, Jackson Township, on a drug possession charge.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 11 p.m. Sundayand 7 a.m.Monday at 237 Market St., Auburn.

Police said someone shattered the windows to an unnamed victim’s vehicle.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Two Schuylkill County drivers were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:20 a.m. Fridayat the intersection of Highridge Park Road and Keystone Boulevard in Cass Township.

State police at Frackville said James F. Kull, 45, of Schuylkill Haven, was driving a 2000 Subaru Outback northbound on Highridge Park Road while Richard Landis, 33, of Hegins, was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt southbound.

Troopers said Kull attempted to make a left turn onto Keystone Boulevard and pulled into the path of Landis causing a collision.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

DUI: Keith Weaver, 56, of Palmerton, charged with DUI, careless driving, driving at an unsafe speed, required financial responsibility, driving under suspension, registration and certificate of title required, fraudulent use of registration plate, and proper class of license required, for an incident Aug. 19 at Fourth Street and Delaware Avenue.