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Police Logs

Monday, August 24, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating two hit-and-run crashes in Monroe County.

The first occurred on Tuesday at 12:10 p.m. in the lot of the County Gas and Convenient Mart, located along Route 715 in Jackson Township. Troopers said a vehicle was being backed out of a parking stall when the rear bumper struck a gas pump. The driver then fled the scene. The hit-and-run vehicle is a black Chevrolet Blazer/Trailblazer. The driver appeared to be a middle-aged white man with a ponytail and goatee/beard.

Monday, August 24, 2015

The theft of a purse belonging to a Carbon County woman is being investigated.

State police at Hazleton said Connie Marie Nagle, 46, of Weatherly, reported her purse was stolen while she was at 5740 North Lehigh Gorge Road in Foster Township, Luzerne County. The theft occurred sometime between 9:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. Friday.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Monroe County woman is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident that occurred about noon on Saturday at Kinsley’s ShopRite, located at 107 Kinsley Drive in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Patricia E. Howell, 22, of Brodheadsville, stole $45 in merchandise from the store. Charges were filed.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Monroe County man was jailed on Aug. 16 on two active warrants.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to 3188 Hamlet Drive, Tobyhanna, for a report of a man who was out-of-control. On scene the officers were met by the caller and Karl Brown, 54, of that address.

A check revealed Brown had two active warrants for his arrest. One was for driving under the influence issued to the Pocono regional police and the second to the county sheriff’s office for failure to appear.

Brown was arrested and placed in the county prison in Snydersville on the warrants.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Monroe County man has been charged with simple assault and harassment as the result of a domestic incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Aug. 17 a woman who lived on Tamarack Drive in Pocono Summit, came to police headquarters and reported her boyfriend, Timothy Milner, 28, of that address, grabbed her around the waist and neck, then punched her in the face. The incident happened on Aug. 15 around 6 p.m. She said Milner was upset with her for being with her sister all day.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 1:04 a.m. on Aug. 15.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers responded to Scotch Pine Drive and Aspen Lane in Pocono Summit for a crash. The driver, Robert Stepanek II, 24, of 156 Paxinos Drive, Pocono Lake, was found to be intoxicated after failing field sobriety tests. He was transported to the county DUI center for a blood test.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following a domestic dispute.

State police at Frackville said Ricky William Lamberth, 46, was cited for harassment for shoving Eric Ricky Lamberth, 23, at their residence at 124 N. Main St., Mary D, Schuylkill Township.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. Sunday.

Monday, August 24, 2015

A Monroe County man has been charged with harassment following an incident that occurred at 8 a.m. Saturday.

State police at Lehighton said troopers responded to a home at Route 115, in Effort, for a dispute. On scene troopers learned that Shawn R. Stoll, 39, and an 32-year-old woman, were involved in a verbal argument during which Stoll slapped her across the face.

Monday, August 24, 2015

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rear-end crash which resulted in one person being injured. The crash occurred at 1:32 p.m on Friday along Mount Laffee Road, in New Castle Township.

Troopers said Kathy D. Stuck, 46, of Minersville, driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala, and Taylor M. Grigalonis, 20, of Branchdale, driving a 1999 Volkewagen Jetta, were both westbound. Grigalonis stopped for a truck turning left into the Saint Nicholas Breaker.

Stuck failed to stop and the front of her Impala struck the rear of the Jetta.

Monday, August 24, 2015

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rock-throwing incident.

Troopers responded to Interstate 81, southbound, in Kline Township, Schuylkill County, at 6:20 a.m. Saturday to a report of someone throwing rocks at vehicles on the interstate.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.