Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Police Logs

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

An Effort man faces charges of stalking, harassment and disorderly conduct after police said he posted almost 1,000 images on the Facebook page of a Tobyhanna female.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Robert Start, 45, posted the images between February and October.

According to a police report issued Monday, Start posted pictures of firearms and skeletons with the middle finger directed toward the victim.

The two parties are going through a divorce.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A New Jersey truck driver has been charged in a fatal crash that occurred in Lehigh County in May.

Upper Macungie Township police said Juan B. Rodriguez, 44, of Union City, has been charged with stop signs/yield signs, careless driving resulting in death, turning movements and required signals and false reports.

The crash occurred about 12:41 p.m. on May 15 at the intersection of Schantz Road in Industrial Boulevard.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Rush Township police arrested two people in connection with separate shoplifting incidents last week.

William Rybinski, 18, of Milensville, faces charges of retail theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy after he reportedly took merchandise from the HT Commons Walmart. The theft took place at 12:20 a.m. on Oct. 8.

The merchandise was valued at $248.20.

Hollie Carsia, 28, of Hazleton, faces charges of retail theft, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass after taking merchandise valued at $257. The theft took place at 3:37 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A Mountaintop woman was lodged in the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville after an incident in Rush Township on Oct. 18.

Police responded to Claremont Avenue at 7:30 a.m. and spoke with Meghann Jones, 32. Jones initially provided a false name to the officer. After her real identity was established, a records check turned up an arrest warrant for her issued in Luzerne County.

She was taken to the county prison on the warrant.

Rush police will charge her with providing false identification to law enforcement and trespassing.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

A Monroe County woman has reported the theft of a diamond ring.

An 85-year-old woman reported the ring was taken from her residence on Pine Tree Terrace, Chestnuthill Township, sometime between Oct. 12 at 11 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a reported sexual assault incident.

Troopers said a 19-year-old female reported that she was sexually assaulted on Oct. 7, between noon and 3 p.m., along unknown roads leading to New Ringgold borough from the area of West Penn and East Brunswick townships.

The woman said she received a ride from a man in a truck and was assaulted.

The suspect is a man, between the ages of 30-50, no race given.

The investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

An elderly Monroe County woman is the victim of identity theft.

State police at Lehighton said a 75-year-old from Kunkletown had her personal information used by unknown suspects to open several credit card accounts and a PayPal account. The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 6 and Monday.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Coaldale police have filed charges against Andrew Taylor Schlegel, 29, of 209 Lansford Court, Lansford, after receiving results of blood tests taken on Aug. 16.

An officer was on patrol at 12:21 a.m. Aug. 16 when he spotted a 2002 Nissan Xterra being operated on Route 209.

The vehicle was traveling east swerving within its travel lane, then crossing the fog and yellow center lines multiple times. The officer conducted a traffic stop and identified Schlegel as the driver.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a theft that happened between 6 a.m. Oct. 15 and 10 a.m. Oct. 17 in Lynn Township.

Police said someone took a wooden corn crib valued at $20 from the property on the 7000 block Spring House Road.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 10 p.m. Monday on Silver Creek Road in Blythe Township.

State police at Frackville said the collision occurred when Ashley C. Long, 20, of Reading, driving a 2010 Dodge Avenger, was westbound and lost control of the vehicle entering a right-handed curve. The vehicle went off the road and impacted a dirt embankment, then continued about 20 feet off a 20-foot embankment, impacting with the ground with its front bumper.