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Police Logs

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Tamaqua couple was cited for disorderly conduct after a domestic dispute in the borough on Friday.

Police were dispatched to 242 E. Broad St. at 4:37 a.m. after someone reported a fight in front of the apartment building. The caller said one of the combatants had a shovel.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A Dauphin County man was cited for an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said Patrick S. Shandor, 46, of 2089 Sand Hill Road, Hershey, was charged with two counts of persistent disorderly conduct (misdemeanor threes), and one count each of criminal mischief and public drunkenness, both summaries.

He was cited for an incident on May 10 at the Turkey Hill Minit Market, located at 101 Susquehanna St.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

A $1.99 pack of Kit Kat minis will cost a Tamaqua woman $50.

Tamaqua police were called to the Fegley Mini Mart, 30-32 Center St., for a retail theft incident at 1:05 p.m. on Friday. The clerk described the suspect as a female, wearing a black shirt with the word "Pink" on it, as well as a pair of black pants. Video surveillance was reviewed.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Hickory Run State Park officials are looking for the person who spray painted rocks like this one last week. Special to the Times News

Hickory Run State Park officials are looking for the person or people behind recent vandalism at the park.

The vandalism took place last week at Boulder Field, a national natural landmark.

Someone spray painted rocks and a tree.

One of the rocks had the name "Chelsea Dee" painted on it.

Other sayings on the rocks included "God sees everything," and "we want you."

Park officials ask anyone with information to call them at 570-443-0400.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Tamaqua man was cited on May 12 after he was observed roaming his neighborhood, without any clothing, at 6:56 a.m.

Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Race Street and found Arthur Willie McMahon, 26, of 136 Penn St., completely nude.

He was placed in a police cruiser and transported back to the station. Due to his somewhat incoherent speech, officers called for an ambulance while someone went to the McMahon home to retrieve clothing. Medical personnel noted the patient's pupils were dilated and his pulse was "bounding."

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Hickory Run State Park officials are looking for the person, or people, behind recent vandalism at the park.

The vandalism took place last week at Boulder Field, a national natural landmark.

Someone spray painted rocks and a tree.

One of the rocks had the name "Chelsea Dee" painted on it.

Other sayings on the rocks included "God sees everything," and "we want you."

Park officials ask anyone with information to call them at 570-443-0400.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Police are looking for two black men accused of assaulting and robbing a Port Carbon, Schuylkill County, man early Sunday morning.

Walter Medina, 57, was walking along Pike Street, near Washington Street, in Port Carbon just before 2 a.m., when a dark-colored car pulled up near him, according to state police at Schuylkill Haven.

The suspects got out of the car and struck Medina on the head with their fists.

Police said $300 was stolen from Medina's wallet before the men got back in the car and fled north on Pike Street.

Monday, May 18, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 12:20 p.m. on May 7 along Sweet Arrow Lake Road, in Pine Grove Township.

Monday, May 18, 2015

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary and theft incident in Monroe County.

The burglary occurred at a garage on a property in the 2900 block of Mountain Road in Ross Township. A garage at that location was entered by breaking the door handle and door lock. Snap On socket sets, Mack torque set, Angle grinder and a Milwaukee drill were removed. The incident occurred sometime between midnight and 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Monday, May 18, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a rear-end collision at 3:46 p.m. Thursday along Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, in which three people were injured.

Troopers said Natacha H. Louisere, 37, of East Stroudsburg, was operating a 2010 Toyota Camry when she stopped for traffic ahead of her. A 2011 Mazda 3, driven by Rachel L. Corcoran, 20, of Effort, then crashed into the rear of the Camry.