Monday, January 26, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Rush Township Police are awaiting the results of blood tests taken after a 7:54 a.m. crash on Friday. Officers were dispatched to Fairview Street, just east of Marian Avenue, for a crash involving a vehicle and a utility pole.

Christopher Arcand, 23, was driving east on Fairview Street in a silver Chrysler Sebring when he failed to negotiate a curve, struck the guardrail and then hit the pole, snapping it in two.

Arcand showed signs of possible intoxication and was transported to Schuylkill Medical Center South in Pottsville for blood work.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two crashes on Sunday in which vehicles left the road and crashed into trees.

The first occurred about 9:51 a.m. along Jonas Road, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Dorothy M. Warner, 23, of Effort, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when it crashed into a tree. Warner and her passenger, Amber M. Beaver, 22, of East Stroudsburg, both sustained minor injuries and were at the scene by West End ambulance personnel.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A speeding stop by police led to drug charges against the driver.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Brian Shouldis, 49, of Swoyersville, was stopped for speeding at 9:56 a.m. Thursday along Route 115 at Burger Road in Blakeslee. At the stop police could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.

Police subsequently searched the vehicle and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Police said charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and speeding 65 mph in a 55 zone, will be filed against Shouldis.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 2:18 a.m. on Sunday along Route 61 between Seven Stars Road and the Cressona Mall in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Robert Krall, 37, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2004 Hyundai Tiburon southbound when he was stopped for several traffic violations.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one-vehicle crash that occurred along a dirt road in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Christopher J. Morgan, 30, of Minersville, was driving a 2003 Dodge 1500 truck southbound on a dirt road in Wayne Township at 5:15 pm. on Saturday. The site is near Weiser State Forest, off Panther Valley Road.

Morgan lost control of the vehicle on the icy road, went onto the east berm and down an embankment, where it flipped onto its roof and came to rest facing south.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Coaldale Police received the results of blood work taken in connection with a Nov. 26 incident and have charged a Frackville woman with drug-related offenses.

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of West Ridge Street at 12:15 a.m. for a suspicious vehicle, a gray midsize sedan with two occupants. On scene, the officer observed a gray Mazda with the engine running and two females inside.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Someone used the identity of a Saylorsburg man to open a phone account, and police want to know who it was.

The identity thief used the name and information of the 57-year-old Chestnuthill Township man to open the account, which was discovered at 4 p.m. Dec. 28, state police at Fern Ridge said.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday at the intersection of Line and Oak streets in Girardville, Schuylkill County. It was one of two crashes investigated by state police at Frackville on that date.

Troopers said Grace L. Wolfe, 20, of Girardville, was traveling southbound on Line Street when Mariana R. Yagielniskie, 21, of Girardville, failed to remain stopped at a posted stop sign on Oak Street and entered the intersection.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Rush Township Police arrested Nicholas Juliano, 33, of Hometown on Friday. Juliano was wanted on outstanding warrants issued by authorities in Schuylkill and Carbon counties.

He was then lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison.

The arrest was made at 3:10 p.m. on Wayne Avenue.

Monday, January 19, 2015

McAdoo Police have cited Jonathan Evanco, 21, after an incident on Sunday.

Officers responded to 25 E. Monroe St., where a man, Evanco, was attempting to gain entry to the home by trying to kick in the back door.

He was cited for criminal trespass, as he had previously been warned to stay off the property.