Monday, September 25, 2017

Police Logs

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

State police at Frackville reported on two crashes investigated by troopers over the past weekend, both occurring on Interstate 81.

A one-vehicle crash occurred on Friday in Ryan Township. Troopers said Christopher R. Kroznuski, 24, of Saint Clair, was driving a 2005 Toyota Camry northbound in heavy rain when he attempted to change lanes from the left to the right. He lost control of the car by hydroplaning. The car started to spinand then rolled over. The Camry continued traveling north and left the road on the right side and came to rest on its roof on the right shoulder.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tamaqua police released information on several recent citations issued by officers.

• Robert M. Valentine, 49, of Marlin, was cited for violating a protection from abuse order issued by the Schuylkill County Common Pleas Court on June 21. Valentine made repeated phone calls to the victim on July 6. He was cited for indirect criminal contempt of court.

• Melissa Robinson, 36, of Barnesville, was cited for criminal mischief and defiant trespass after she damaged a door atan East Elm Street residence on July 20. Damage was estimated at $485.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Palmerton Police reported on the following incidents:

Disorderly conduct: David Altemose, 38, Kunkletown, was charged with disorderly conduct, for an incident July 6 in the 600 block of Princeton Avenue.

Receiving stolen property: A juvenile referral was filed against a 17-year-old Slatington boy for receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of automobile and driving without a license, for an incident July 12 on Route 248 east.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a 30-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand when a handgun he was loading went off.

The incident happened at 11:45 p.m. July 19 along Longview Drive in Ross Township.

The man was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, East Stroudsburg, in the West End Ambulance.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Jennifer Gongora, 32, of Kunkletown, escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 5:33 a.m.Sunday at the intersection of Route 443 and Semmel’s Hill Road in Mahoning Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said she was driving a 2011 Dodge Avenger westbound when she became fatigued, subsequently losing control of the vehicle. It crossed into the opposite lane of travel, striking an embankment and a tree on the south berm and coming to rest in the center of the road, facing north.

Police said her vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported on the following incidents.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A driver swerved to avoid striking something in front of his car and struck a utility pole in Bowmanstown on July 15 at 12:50 a.m.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said John M. Schaeffer, 45, of Palmerton, was driving a 2003 Hyundai XG350L and attempting to leave a parking space at the Bowmanstown Diner when he failed to see the pole upon swerving to avoid the object. The car sustained disabling damages to its front driver’s side quarter panel.

Schaeffer was uninjured.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 8:28 a.m. on Saturday along Route 1012 in Mahanoy Township.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Tamaqua driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Sunday at 9:56 p.m. along Route 309 in Lynn Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Rosewill T. Craigle, 25, of Tamaqua was driving a 2010 Ford Mustang too fast for existing conditions and failed to negotiate a curve, which caused the Mustang to spin out of control and strike a tree along the west shoulder.

Craigle and her passenger, Kaitlyn D. Bandell, 20, of Allentown, were not injured. The Mustang had to be towed from the scene.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

State police at Lehighton are looking for the person who shot a paintball gun at a vehicle on Blue Ridge Road, near Ruby Court, in Saylorsburg, Ross Township.

The incident happened at 10:30 p.m. July 21. The victim is a 17-year-old woman from Saylorsburg.

Police said there were no damages to the windshield of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 610-681-1850.