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Police Logs

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Lehigh County woman has been charged with criminal mischief for an incident in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Abigail Marie Ahner, 20, of Breinigsville, was cited after she kicked the headlight on the Nissan Altima of a Virginia woman, causing a crack.

The incident occurred on Saturday about 11:30 a.m. in the300 block of White Street in Weissport.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A vehicle flipped over during a crash in Schuylkill County on Tuesday.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Aslynn M. Herring, 20, of Pottsville, was driving a 2008 Pontiac G6 southbound on Maple Avenue in Norwegian Township and she lost control while negotiating a left curve on the wet roadway. The car struck an embankment, then began to flip over onto its driver’s side and traveled southeast for about 40 feet before coming to rest on its driver’s side in the middle of the southbound lane.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

A Tamaqua man picked up by police on Aug. 9 for outstanding arrest warrants faces additional charges after drug-related items were found in his pockets and backpack.

Matthew R. Bachman, 30, of 305 Washington St., was walking in the area of the Five Points intersection at 12:59 a.m. when he was spotted by an officer who knew about the warrants.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Two women were cited by Tamaqua police after an accident on Aug. 9.

Officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle versus a 2-year-old pedestrian accident on West Rowe Street at 3:40 p.m.

Witnesses said the child had been petting a dog, then darted into the street, running into the side of a passing 2005 Honda driven by Rosa Roman Barrera, 45, ofTamaqua.

The child was transported to St. Luke’s Miners Campus in Coaldale with possible leg injuries.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

State police at Fern Ridge said a sobriety checkpoint operation will be conducted this weekend in its coverage area including Chestnuthill and Jackson townships in Monroe County, as well as Penn Forest Township in Carbon County.

The operation will run from Fridaythrough Sunday.

The checkpoint will be conducted in support of Pennsylvania’s Selective Traffic Enforcement against Drunk Driving Initiative.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating an egg-throwing incident that happened between 10:30 p.m. Sundayand 5:30 a.m.Monday at a home in the area of 200Chestnut Ridge Drive, Eldred Township.

The victim, of Kunkletown, reported someone threw the eggs at his residence, resulting in damage to a screen in a window.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Two people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred about 2:47 p.m. Thursday.

Troopers said Jared T. Hall, 26, of Sidney, New York, was driving a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 truck northbound when his vehicle hit the rear of a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Joel Lebeau, 67, of Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 1:40 p.m. Saturday along Mahoning Mountain Road in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said the crash occurred when Arthur Mroczka, 35, of Tobyhanna, driving a 2012 Volkswagen Touareg, pulled out from Troxell Hill Road in front of a 2015 Subaru Forester driven eastbound by Malinda S. Lupcho, 68, of Palmerton, and a collision occurred. The Forester came to rest off the eastbound lane while the Touareg came to rest in a field off the westbound lane.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of a cellphone.

A Garfield, New Jersey, woman reported at 2:15 p.m. Monday that someone took her Samsung 7S cellphone while she wasin the area of 100 Hilltop Drive in Polk Township, Monroe County. Purcell said possibly a family member took the phone. Troopers said the investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes investigated by troopers recently.