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Police Logs

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Lehighton man is facing retail theft and a related count following an incident in Nesquehoning.

On Oct. 15 at 2:37 p.m. Chief Sean Smith was called to Redner's Warehouse Market for a retail theft incident. On scene Smith was told by a store employee that he observed a man place a block of cheese in his pants pocket, check out of the store, and did not pay for it. The item was valued at $5.48.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Two white males are being sought for a burglary that occurred at a Schuylkill County business.

State police at Frackville said surveillance video at Krick's Automotive, at 648 E. Mahanoy Ave., Girardville, shows two white males entering the business at 2:50 a.m. Oct. 13 through an overhead garage door.

Once inside, the two ransacked the office area. Taken from the entry was a Milwaukee 18-volt cordless impact driver with its charger, a 2 1/2-gallon gas can, and about $2 in coins.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Monroe County man is facing charges following an incident at a Brodheadsville restaurant.

State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred at Spinelli's Restaurant in Chestnuthill Township.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on Oct. 10 Charles Zebley IV, 53, of Kunkletown, confronted the owner, Sherry Spinelli, 46, of Brodheadsville, and pushed her back on two occasions.

Troopers said Zebley was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct.

Monday, October 20, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two crashes in Chestnuthill Township.

Troopers said at 4:20 p.m on Oct. 10 Jennifer M. Cirba, 50, of Lehighton, was driving a 2007 Toyota Rav 4 southbound on Route 209 when she swerved onto the right shoulder to avoid a collision with another vehicle ahead of her. The Toyota struck a cutoff pole along the berm, then rolled onto the driver's side.

Cirba was injured and taken to Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, by Wind Gap ambulance.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Luzerne County driver is facing charges of driving under the influence and a drug count following an incident in Monroe County.

State police at Fern Ridge said Duane Anthony Modest Jr., 31, of Wilkes-Barre, was stopped for a traffic violation at 9:38 p.m. on Aug. 7, along Interstate 80 in Tobyhanna Township.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Lansford man is facing drug charges following an incident in Nesquehoning.

On Oct. 12 about 12:30 a.m. officer Timothy Wuttke was on patrol and observed a car parked off Industrial Road with its headlights off and two occupants inside a woman behind the wheel and a man in the passenger seat.

Wuttke stopped to check on the two. They appeared to be nervous and told the officer they were "just talking." The woman was identified as Joanne O'Donnell, of Scranton, and the man as Joshua Green, 33, of 640 E. Ridge St., Lansford.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Lehighton man is facing drug charges following an incident in Nesquehoning.

On Oct. 12 about 2:47 a.m. officer Timothy Wuttke was on patrol in the 200 block of W. Catawissa Street when he observed a man leaning against a utility pole and appeared to be passed out. Wuttke circle block and when he returned the male was gone.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Tamaqua driver was involved in a head-on crash in Lehigh County at 3:02 p.m. Oct. 15.

State police at Fogelsville said Erica Elyse Orach, 24, was northbound on Route 309 in Lynn Township, just south of Decatur Street, when she crossed the double yellow line and struck a vehicle driven by Alex Michael Lewis, 33, of Kempton, Berks County.

Both drivers were injured and taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, for treatment. Both vehicle were towed from the scene.

Troopers said charges are pending against Orach.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

A Monroe County man has been cited for public drunkenness.

State police at Fern Ridge said troopers responded to Weis Markets on Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township at 8:57 a.m. Sunday.

Peter Andre Franck, 30, of Albrightsville was found in the store highly intoxicated, troopers said.

Friday, October 17, 2014

A Monroe Countycouple have been citedfollowing a domesticdispute reported at 7 a.m. on Monday.

State police at Lehighton responded to 1490 Kunkletown Road, Saylorsburg, Ross Township, for a dispute. Troopers said Sandra L. Green, 34, and Roger Lee Green, 34, both of that address, got into a verbal argument that resulted in the two pushing, shoving and biting.

Both were cited for harassment, troopers said.