Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tamaqua Police have cited Michael Stefanek, 46, of 442 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, following an incident in the Turkey Hill Parking lot on Feb. 10.

Officers were dispatched to the minimart, 330 E. Broad St., at 1:40 a.m. for a suspicious manwho was in the area of the air pumps, talking to himself and yelling at customers.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A man who was wanted on warrants from the Berks County Sheriff's Office was picked up on a traffic violation in Mahoning Township.

On Feb. 22 at 2:07 p.m. Mahoning Township Police stopped a vehicle on Mahoning Drive East (Route 902) for a traffic violation.

The vehicle displayed a New Jersey Inspection sticker with a Pennsylvania registration.

The driver of the vehicle Michael Wensel had a DUI suspended driver's license, and active warrants for his arrest from the Berks County Sheriff's office.

Monday, February 23, 2015

A truck crashed into a Schuylkill County business early today.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred about 2:45 a.m. as James Mitchell, 61, of Ringtown, was driving a 2015 Volvo truck with 2013 Wabash National trailer southbound on Route 61 in West Brunswick Township.

Monday, February 23, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a three-vehicle crash on a Monroe County road on Saturday. It was one of two crashes investigated that day by troopers.

Troopers said David L. Titus, 80, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup when he attempted to turn onto Route 209 while exiting the McDonald's restaurant lot in Chestnuthill Township at 8:20 a.m.

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Schuylkill County woman is facing charges following an incident near a county fire company.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said troopers were dispatched at 8:47 p.m. Saturday to an area near the Palo Alto firehouse at 139 W. Bacon St., Palo Alto, for an intoxicated female.

On scene troopers found a female lying in the snow-covered roadway yelling at bystanders trying to help her. The female was identified as Jessica Rose Antonelli, 28, of Sheppton. She then gave troopers a difficult time, using foul language and screaming.

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Chestnuthill Township convenience store clerk has been charged with failing to secure $800.

Nicholas Kirk, no age given, of Effort, was charged with theft by state police at Fern Ridge.

Instead of making the "drops" for the Turkey Hill store in Gilbert, Kirk was caught on camera stuffing money up his sleeve or pretending to make the drop but put the money in his pocket.

The theft occurred between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. Jan. 17.

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Brockton, Schuylkill Township, female is accused of lying to state police about a domestic assault incident in Schuylkill County.

Sarina Marie Gillott told state police at Frackville that she was shocked with a stun gun and cut with a box cutter in the 200 block of West Sherman Street in McAdoo on Feb. 10.

She later admitted to police that she falsely accused someone of the crime after the investigation revealed the assault never happened.

Criminal charges were filed, police said.

Monday, February 23, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge are looking for whomever fired five green paint balls at a Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, home last week.

The damage was done between 6 p.m. Feb. 18 and 11:48 a.m. Thursday at 1237 Overlook Court.

Call 570-646-2271.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

A Jim Thorpe woman has been charged after she filed a false police report at her former residence in Nesquehoning.

According to Nesquehoning police, Samantha Weaver, 24, of 26 Club Drive, contacted borough police at 6:48 p.m. Jan. 13 to file a report that someone had come into her first-floor apartment, which at the time was 333 W. Catawissa St., and stole money.

Weaver said she found dirty footprints in her apartment coming from a window.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Valentine's Day wasn't a happy holiday for one Tamaqua woman, who ended the day in prison.

A Tamaqua officer was on routine patrol at 5:06 p.m. when he saw Monica Russop, 48, of 216 Owl Creek Road, in the area of Pitt and Franklin streets. The officer was aware of outstanding warrants for Russop's arrest, issued by Coaldale Police and the Carbon County Sheriff's Office, and placed her under arrest. She was taken to the police station, where a search was conducted.