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Police Logs

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The passenger in a vehicle that crashed along Interstate 81 in Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, was seriously injured. It was one of two crashes along the interstate in Schuylkill on Aug. 12.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

A burglary that happened between 4:30 and 5:30 a.m. Aug. 10 along King’s Highway, Lynn Township, is being investigated by state police at the Fogelsville barracks.

The victim is a 55-year-old male from Kempton.

Police said unknown actor(s) gained entry to the two-story home through an unlocked side window and vandalized the inside of the residence before being approached by the homeowner, after which time the intruder fled south on Donats Peak Road.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a four-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County on Thursday.

The crash was reported at 5:38 p.m. along Route 443 in North Manheim Township, at the entrance to Blue Mountain High School.

Troopers said Daniel S. Greenwalt, 18, of Orwigsburg, was stopped on 443 eastbound waiting to turn left into the high school. Rajnikant Patel, 53, of Orwigsburg, and Cynthia Hartranft, 51, of Schuylkill Haven also stopped behind Greenwalt.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Tamaqua police are investigating the theft of a utility cart taken from a backyard on Coal Street sometime between 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and 7 a.m. Aug. 10.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at 570-668-5000.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Tamaqua police are investigating the theft of a “Trump” yard sign, taken from a residence on Arlington Street.

The 1 by 2 foot sign was taken sometime between 3 and 7 p.m.Aug. 8.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call 570-668-5000.

Friday, August 19, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a theft by unlawful taking incident that happened at 5:30 p.m. Monday in an apartment in the 400 block of Bridge Street in Weissport.

The victim is a 59-year-old Weissport man.

Friday, August 19, 2016

The theft of approximately $16,000 in cash from a residence in Monroe County is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The victim is a 60-year-old Saylorsburg man who resides in the 100 block of Kendall Street, Saylorsburg, Ross Township.

Police said it was reported by the victim that the theft took place between 4 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 7 when someone removed the cash from the victim’s safe.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to contact them at 610-681-1850.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Tamaqua police cited Kim Klocko, 49, of Price Street in Kingston, Luzerne County, for passing bad checks.

Klocko borrowed $1,000 from a Tamaqua man, then wrote him checks for $500 each on March 11 and April 8. Both checks were returned for insufficient funds.

Attempts to resolve the matter, including a certified letter, were unsuccessful.

Charges were filed on Aug. 10.

Friday, August 19, 2016

A 36-year-old man from Jim Thorpe was the victim of a criminal mischief incident that happened between 6:30 and 9 p.m. Aug. 5 at STS Auto and Tire, Fogelsville.

Upper Macungie Township police said someone damaged a tire on a vehicle owned by the victim while it was parked in the parking lot of the business.

Friday, August 19, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating an identity theft incident. A Kunkletown man is the victim.

Police said at 9 a.m. Aug. 10, someone usedthe man’s information to withdraw $400 from Walgreens in Stroud Township.