Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Police Logs

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Nesquehoning police released the following citations that were issued in the borough in April.

Two people were cited for criminal trespass; one driver was cited for careless driving and limitations on turning around; and another received three vehicle code violation citations, including driving with a suspended license and not having insurance.

Police also cited one person for operating on a suspended license; five drivers for speeding and two for stop sign violations.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Recent citations issued by Tamaqua police include:

Barry Ohl, 23, of Tamaqua, was charged with receiving stolen property. On April 28, he took a 13-year-old girl’s cellphone from a home in Rush Township. He initially refused to give it back but relented when officers arrived at a home on Penn Street where he had been staying.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Disorderly conduct:Peter Politowicz Jr., 52, Palmerton, was charged with disorderly conduct for an incident April 28 in the 100 block of Lafayette Avenue.

DUI:Joshua Richardson, 33, Slatington, was charged with three counts of DUI, possession or delivery of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, careless driving and windshield obstructions, for an incident March 23 in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

A Jim Thorpe man is facing charges following an incident that occurred at 2:04 p.m. on April 19.

Borough police said Ryan M. Beers, 35, of 508 Center Ave., has been charged with obstructing administration of law or other governmental function and 18 motor vehicle code violations for an incident that occurred at the intersection of South Street and Cherry Avenue.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Summit Hill police have charged the following people as a result of incidents in the borough.

• Nadine Leibensperger, 28, of West Hazard Street, was charged with simple assault, resisting arrest and harassment on March 19. Police were called to a residence for an alleged assault of a female.

When police tried to take Leibensperger into custody, she resisted.

• Ricky Andrew, 34, of Mill Street, Nesquehoning, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and a stop sign violation.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

An ongoing parking dispute in the Schuylkill Township village of Tuscarora has led to one person facing charges.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred on Monday at 5:09 p.m. in the area of Locust Street. Troopers said a 19-year-old woman attempted to park her vehicle near her residence when Trista Groff, 25, exited her residence and stood in front of the victim’s vehicle and placed a plastic chair in the way preventing the victim from parking her vehicle.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia:Alexander Dreher, 27, Lehighton, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident Feb. 20 on Route 248 west.

Daniel Leslie Jr, 23, Palmerton, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident Feb. 24 in the 800 block of Princeton Avenue.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

State police at Frackville said a Tamaqua area man has reported a firearm missing.

Troopers said a resident of Mountain Road in Walker Township.

The victim reported on April 26-27, he placed his handgun on the floor in the rear of his vehicle and drove to several locations removing items from the rear of the vehicle where he had placed the firearm.

After completing his errands for the day, he was unable to locate the firearm.

The firearm is described as a Ruger LCP 380-caliber pistol. Anyone who located the gun is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A Monroe County man was jailed last week charged with attempted homicide.

State police at Fern Ridge identified the suspect as Leo Gardner, 47, of Stroudsburg.

Police said Gardner and a woman were riding in a vehicle along Alpha Drive and Five Spring Road in Jackson Township, about 3:32 a.m. on April 26, when he attacked the female from Smithfield Township.

During the struggle Gardner caused significant injuries to the face, neck and torso of the woman, threatening to kill her while attacking her, troopers said.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

A former Pottsville woman, staying with a friend in Tamaqua, was cited by police on April 25 after becoming a public nuisance.

Police received a report about a woman yelling loudly at the intersection of Pine and Mauch Chunk streets at 11:25 p.m., but were unable to find anyone at the scene.