Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Police Logs

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 9 p.m. Monday along Hahns Dairy Road in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Kyle A. Miller, 21, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo eastbound when he failed to negotiate a right-hand curve in the road. The vehicle continued straight through the curve and drove up an embankment where it struck two large trees head-on. After impact the Rodeo rolled over onto its roof and came to final rest on the roadway in the westbound lane facing east.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A Tamaqua woman is facing a drug charge following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said Alyssa Marie McCarroll, 28, ofNorth Greenwood Street, was found to be in possession of a methamphetamine smoking pipe.

The incident occurred on April 3 following a traffic stop. McCarroll was a passenger in the vehicle. She was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Criminal attempt:Anthony Borrelli, 31, Slatedale, was charged with criminal attempt, loitering and prowling at night, and defiant trespass, for an incident July 4 in the 400 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Aggravated assault:Brandon Coulson, 28, Palmerton, was charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest, for an incident July 14 in the 600 block of West Princeton Avenue.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests made at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond during the NASCAR race at the track July 30.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported on the following incidents.

• A 52-year-old Lower Towamensing Township woman reported a suspect attempted to use her bank debit card information without her permission. The incident was reported on July 17.

• A mailbox was damaged in a criminal mischief incident that took place between Aug. 2-5 at a residence along Squirrelwood Court, Polk Township. The victim,of Effort, reported the mailbox was damaged with an unknown object.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported investigating burglaries, theft and mischief incidents.

• On July 28 around 6 a.m., troopers responded toa Mountain View Drive residence in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, for a report of a burglary. The investigation revealed two men stole a white double door refrigerator and a gas stove from the residence. The suspects left the residence, driving off in a light-colored pickup truck with a black trailer attached.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

State police at Lehighton said they had to administer naloxone to a woman who was found slumped over the driver’s side seat of a vehicle at Franklin and Forge streets in Weissport on Aug. 3.

Police said they were called there at 5:30 p.m. and found the woman to be unresponsive with heroin in her lap.

As a result of the naloxone administration, the woman regained consciousness and was transported to the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, by the Lehighton EMS personnel.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Jim Thorpe man is facing charges according to borough police.

Police said Zachary Carl Simmons, 28, of 638 Center Ave., has been charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property. Police said Simmons is accused of overcharging a client of his previous employer in the amount of $25. The alleged incident occurred sometime between April and May.

He is also charged with theft, receiving and unsworn falsification to authorities for an incident on May 3. Simmons is accused of taking $1,000 in cash from the Mauch Chunk Rod & Gun Club.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A Carbon County man is facing charges following an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Matthew David Ferguson, 35, of Summit Hill, drove a vehicle toa residence on South Cedar Crest Boulevard in Lower Macungie Township at 7:18 p.m. July 26 and made entry to the residence due to hallucinogen narcotics.

He was found to be under the influence of drugs and was taken for a blood test.

Troopers said Ferguson is facing charges of driving under the influence, criminal trespass and related counts.

Monday, August 7, 2017

State police at the Lehighton are investigating a burglary that happened between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. July 23 at a residence on the 600 block of  E. White St. in Bowmanstown.

Police said there are two suspects in the burglary, 23-year-old and a 30-year-old males from Bowmanstown.

Someone entered a garage at the residence and stole a Senco air compressor, a DeWalt cordless drill and batteries, a ratchet set and a case of beer.