Saturday, October 25, 2014

Police Logs

Monday, September 29, 2014

A Carbon County resident is the victim of a theft incident in which a Luzerne County woman has been charged.

State police at Hazleton said Sheila Gimbi of Holly Lynn Drive in Hazle Township stole the Visa MoneyPak debit card of George Shipps, of Coxeville Road, Beaver Meadows, from his toolbox at Pro-shift Transmission, located along Route 93, just south of the Carbon County line in Banks Township. The theft was reported at 1:45 p.m. on Sept. 9.

Monday, September 29, 2014

A Carbon County man was cited for harassment following an incident that occurred at 8:35 p.m. on Sept. 18 at Box 4145 Fireline Road in Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at Lehighton said Scott Hontz of Palmerton punched Marc Suchon of Palmerton in the face during an argument. Hontz was cited.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Nesquehoning police reported on the following citations issued by officers.

Officer Timothy Wuttke issued the following citations: on Wednesday, expired inspection sticker at Route 209 and Mermon Avenue; restrictions on alcoholic beverages in vehicles at Route 209 and Ratcliff Street; and expired inspection sticker at Railroad and Allen streets.

Monday, September 29, 2014

A man exposed himself at a Schuylkill County market on Saturday.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at Renninger's Market near the intersection of routes 443 and 61 in North Manheim Township, about 2:30-2:45 p.m.

Troopers said a man approached a 73-year-old female while she was working at the market. The male made several comments to the female in reference to having a relationship with her.

He then walked into a men's restroom while the female was standing outside of the doorway.

Monday, September 29, 2014

A Tower City man was hurt Friday when his bike went down and slid about 300 feet on Route 25 in Hubley Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Joe A. Wolff, 54, was riding his Harley-Davidson east, approaching Mahantongo Street, when another vehicle pulled out from Mahantongo Street onto the highway. Wolff laid the bike on its side, sliding the distance. Wolff was wearing a helmet and suffered moderate injuries, police said.

Monday, September 29, 2014

A Schuylkill County driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:05 a.m. on Sept. 23 along Route 924 in East Union Township.

State police at Frackville said Connie J. Gallagher, 46, of Sheppton, was driving a 2006 Subaru Outback southbound when she left her lane of travel, crossed over the oncoming lane, and onto the east berm, where the vehicle hit a utility pole.

Gallagher was taken to the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, for treatment of what troopers said were moderate injuries. The vehicle had to be towed.

Troopers cited Gallagher for the crash.

Monday, September 29, 2014

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said the home of Bryan Reber, 31, of 73 Schuylkill St., Cressona, was entered sometime between Sept. 19-26. Removed from the home was a Wicked Ridge camouflage crossbow.

Monday, September 29, 2014

State police at Lehighton reported on two driving under the influence arrests made on Saturday.

Troopers said Randy Gombert II of Palmerton was stopped at 2:29 a.m. at Lehigh Avenue and Fourth Street in Palmerton for a traffic violation. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol, troopers said, and was arrested.

At 2:30 a.m. a 17-year-old juvenile was stopped for several traffic violations along Meadow Lake Road in Chestnuthill Township. He was found to be under the influence and was taken to the county DUI center for processing.

Monday, September 29, 2014

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary at a Monroe County location.

Troopers said a shed on the property of Diane Mosconi, 66, of 126 Friendship Road, Kunkletown, Polk Township, was entered. The entry was reported at 5:08 p.m. on Saturday.

Removed from the shed was a rotor tiller, two weed whackers, gas push mower and a dump cart.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 610-681-1850.

Monday, September 29, 2014

An elderly Schuylkill County couple escaped injury Saturday after failing to obey a stop sign on Route 25 in Frailey Township, state police at Schuylkill Haven said.

Melvin E. Filler, 82, Walkersville, was driving at 6 a.m. when he went through the stop sign at the exit ramp of I-81. His car broke through the guardrail that separates the east and westbound lanes of Route 25, spun, struck the guardrail again, spun again and finally stopped in a wooded area.