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Police Logs

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating an incident at a school bus stop in Monroe County.

Police said on Tuesday around 11 a.m. officers responded to an address along Route 191 in Barrett Township. On scene, the mother of an 11-year-old boy stated that earlier a white man stopped where her son was waiting for a school bus. The man got out of the vehicle and opened the back door and then asked the juvenile if he needed an umbrella and said he had one in the vehicle the boy could use.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 10:51 a.m. Jan. 26 on Interstate 80 in East Side Borough.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said the crash happened when a 2007 Ford Focus driven by Angeline M. Longo, 21, of Freeland, was passing a 2007 Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by Roger Edwards, 49, of Orange, New Jersey.

Longo passed the rig and without clearance struck it, causing the Focus to cross over the right lane and strike a bridge rail with its right side. It needed to be towed. The tractor-trailer was driven from the scene.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Tamaqua police issued the following citations:

• Russell J. Nelson, 36, of 176 Penn St., Tamaqua, was cited for theft and receiving stolen property after failing to return a cellphone to its owner. Nelson picked up the phone in the parking lot at 222 E. Broad St. on Jan. 13, after the owner dropped it on his way to his car.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of marijuana:Anthony Munoz, 23, of New Tripoli, charged with possession or delivery of a small amount of marijuana and other prohibited materials, Jan. 6 on Route 248 east.

Possession of drug paraphernalia:Anthony Perez-Cuenca, 22, of Palmerton, charged with endangering welfare of children and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident Jan. 15 in the 200 block of Harvard Avenue.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A 95-year-old resident at the Brookmont Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 510 Brookmont Drive, Chestnuthill Township, is the victim of a theft.

Troopers from state police at Fern Ridge were summoned to the facility at 5 p.m. Feb. 2 to investigate the theft of two rings and $20 from the patient’s room at the home.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Lansford police have charged the following borough residents.

Cynthia Arthur, 61, of 216 W. Ridge St., Apt. 3: Driving under the influence, careless driving and expired registration on Jan. 3; George Michlovsky, 77, of 216 W. Abbott St.: Driving under the influence, careless driving and failing to drive on right lane of roadway on Nov. 23, 2016; and Daryl Greenawalt, 53, of 300 W. Bertsch St.: Driving under the influence and careless driving on Dec. 17, 2016.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

When a woman left her purse inside a restroom at a Pottsville area store, it was found in the store and a bank card and $75 in cash were missing from it, state police at Schuylkill Haven said.

The incident happened around 3 p.m. Fridayat The Dollar Store in the Fairlane Village Mall, Norwegian Township.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned to a Lower Towamensing Township residence on Fridayto investigate the theft of firearms from a residence.

The incident happened at 1855 Little Gap Road, where the victim is a 74-year-old Palmerton man.

Police said he told them he believes his son, 43, of Palmerton, stole the guns from the residence between Jan. 1 and 31.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

When state police at Fern Ridge made a traffic violation stop on Interstate 80 in Kidder Township they learned the driver of the vehicle had an active warrant out for her arrest in Warren County, New Jersey

Police said Mariya Ann Fenton, 31, of Phillipsburg, was stopped at 1:44 p.m. Jan. 27 at mile marker 275.4 while driving a 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 that made several traffic violations.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A Kunkletown man was cited by state police at the Lehighton barracks with failure to yield to a stop sign or yield sign following a two-vehicle collision at 4:42 p.m. Feb. 3 at the intersection of Route 534 and Acorn Drive in Polk Township.

Police said Quintin A. Vesga, 19, was cited after the crash. Vesga, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche, pulled out from Acorn Drive attempting a left-hand turn onto Route 534 when he directly entered the path of a 2013 Ford Fusion driven by Derek W. Hoffman, 45, also of Kunkletown. Hoffman was eastbound on Route 534 at the time.