Thursday, October 20, 2016

Police Logs

Friday, September 9, 2016

Two women were cited after a dispute in Tamaqua on Aug. 24.

Police were called to the 200 block of West Broad Street at 9:35 p.m. and met with a woman who said she was being harassed and threatened by Ashley Weirich, 22, and Angelina Patton, 25, both of 324 W. Broad St., Tamaqua.

The victim said Weirich trespassed on her property and threatened to hit her, while Patton stood on the sidewalk, yelling obscenities.

Friday, September 9, 2016

A 63-year-old Kunkletown woman is the victim in an online scam of fraud/forgery, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said they were called to Eldred Township at 10:57 a.m. Thursdayto investigate the incident.

Friday, September 9, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported a 25-year-old Lehighton man is facing drug-related charges stemming from an incident at 9:28 a.m. Thursdayin Towamensing Township.

Police said they were asked by the Carbon County Adult Probation Department to assist them with the apprehension of a man and woman.

Police said a search truned up drug paraphernalia and a variety of controlled substances in his possession. Police did not release the man’s name.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Disorderly conduct: Christine Wise, 40, of Catasauqua, charged for violation on Friday in the 100 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Bad checks: Dennis Elmore, 53, of Nazareth, for violation on May 23 in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Harassment: Ethan Silfies, 26, of Philadelphia, has been charged with harassment. The violation occurred on Aug. 27 in the 700 block of Princeton Avenue.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating a terroristic threats incident in which a 36-year-old Kunkletown man threatened to kill four people.

The incident happened at 2:13 p.m. Monday ata residence on South Second Street in Eldred Township.

Police identified the victims asa 34-year-old woman,a 35-year-old man, and two underage boys, ages 6 and 17.

Police did not release any other information on the incident, except to say the man is known to have several loaded firearms in his residence.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A Schuylkill County woman was jailed on Monday for violating a protection from abuse order.

State police at Frackville said Megan Marie Murray, 40, of Kaska, went to the residence of her husbandon New Philadelphia Road, Kaska, in Blythe Township, knowing she had no right to be there because of the PFA. The incident occurred around 6 p.m.

She was taken into custody on a charge of indirect criminal contempt and arraigned before on-call District Judge James Ferrier, of Orwigsburg. She was taken to the county prison in Pottsville after failing to post $5,000 straight cash bail.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

A Monroe County woman has been arrested and jailed on an outstanding warrant.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Stephanie Joseph, 22, of 8058 Red Squirrel Drive, Tobyhanna, was picked up at 3:40 p.m.Aug. 30 walking along Red Squirrel Road.

A warrant for her arrest was issued to the county sheriff’s department on a charge of simple assault.

She was taken into custody and placed in the county prison on the warrant.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned at 9:53 a.m. Sept. 5 to the area of Spring House Drive, Ross Township, where two German shepherds attacked another dog.

Police saida 35-year-old woman from Saylorsburg was walking her dog when two loose German shepherds lunged at her dog and the one grabbed her dog by the mouth.

The owner of the dogs is believed to be a 52-year-old Saylorsburg man who will face charges in district court.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said tools and other items were taken from a detached garage on Orchard Street in Auburn. The entry occurred sometime between 10 p.m. on Friday and 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Nesquehoning police report that they cited Troy Refsnider with five counts disorderly conduct, two counts harassment and one count public drunkenness for an incident at the Turkey Hill in the borough on Sept. 1.

Police also issued three citations for speeding along Route 93 with speeds clocked as 80, 84 and 91 in a 55 mph zone; five citations for motor vehicle violations and one citation for prohibited growth of vegetation.