Thursday, March 23, 2017

Police Logs

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Floyd Wolf, 32, was arrested when they responded to a burglary in progress in the 700 block ofOak Street in Bowmanstown at 1:31 a.m. Jan. 21.

Police said Wolf was arrested after he broke into the back door of the victim’s residence. He was transported to the Lehigh County Prison, Allentown, after police learned he was wanted on an unrelated warrant.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a vehicle that was reported stolen was recovered in East Penn Township at 7:22 p.m. Wednesday.

The victim in the case is a 41-year-old man from Bath.

Police said the stolen 2015 Range Rover was found in the 100 block of East Lizard Creek Road in the township.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks responded to a “criminal trespass” case that was reported at 7:03 p.m. Jan. 10 at 281 Turkey Ridge Drive Kunkletown.

The victim is Carrington Real Estate Services, King of Prussia.

Police said they were dispatched to the location for a suspicious vehicle and, upon arrival, found a vehicle parked in the backyard against the residence.

Police said the vehicle was towed from the scene and charges will be filed against a suspect.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Schuylkill County woman is the victim of access device fraud.

State police at Frackville said a 49-year-old woman from New Castle Township reported someone used her MasterCard to make 10 unauthorized purchases at either Target or Checkers store in Florida.

The purchases made at the Target store were conducted over the telephone.

It is unknown at this time how the criminal obtain the victim’s credit card information.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

State police at Lehighton are investigating a case where a call made to a Lehighton man by someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service ended up being a fraud.

The resident from Preacher’s Camp Road, Towamensing Township, reported he received the call at 9:15 a.m. Jan. 20 by someone claiming to be from the IRS.

Monday, January 23, 2017

State Police at Lehighton report on the following crashes:

• Kody J. Barnhart, 21, of Palmerton, escaped injuries after a vehicle he was driving struck a deer on Route 209, Interchange Road, in Franklin Township, at 1:22 a.m. Saturday.

Police said he was driving a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta that was pulled over onto the shoulder of the road when they arrived. Police said Barnhart told them he struck the deer, causing the vehicle to be disabled, after which time he was able to get the car off the roadway.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Coaldale police have charged a Saint Clair man in connection with a hit-and-run on Dec. 18 of last year.

Officers were called to a two-vehicle crash at Water and Fifth streets at 7:45 p.m.

They learned that a silver Jeep Liberty had fled the scene after running a stop sign and hitting another vehicle. The Jeep’s driver stopped and checked on the damage, then drove away.

Police issued an all-points bulletin for the SUV and its driver.

Monday, January 23, 2017

An 18-year-old New Tripoli male was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash at 12:20 a.m. Dec. 24 at 2277 Golden Key Road in Weisenberg Township.

State police at Fogelsville made the arrest after responding to the crash. Details of the crash were not provided by police.

Monday, January 23, 2017

A Monroe County woman was injured after a one-vehicle crash Wednesday in Chest- nuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said the crash occurred at 1:40 p.m. in the area of 130 Evergreen Hollow Road, as Kathleen Denicola- Godshalk, 60, of Saylorsburg, tried to negotiate a left curve and lost control of her 2005 Volkswagen Jetta. She went off the road and struck a tree with its passenger side.

The vehicle then re-entered the roadway and crossed over both lanes of travel, before it went off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole with its front end.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Pennsylvania state police report the following incidents:

• A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident at 8:49 p.m. on Jan. 13 along Route 4033 in Nuremberg, North Union Township.

State police at Frackville said troopers stopped Frederick C. Wilcox Jr., 37, of Ringtown. At the stop he showed signs of intoxication. He submitted to a breath test at the barracks and was over the legal limit. Charges will be filed.

• A vehicle left a snow-covered Schuylkill County road on Saturday afternoon and crashed into a tree.