Sunday, August 20, 2017

Police Logs

Monday, August 7, 2017

A 17-year-old male from Albrightsville has been charged with stalking, indecent assault, terroristic threats and harassment.

Jim Thorpe police said the charges stem from an incident that occurred on June 1 at the Jim Thorpe High School.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Two people were arrested following a motorcycle crash.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on July 26 at 6:41 p.m. officers responded to Rolling Hills and Park Ridge drives for a motorcycle crash. On scene, officers found the operator of the bike, Kenneth Kopenhaver, 44, of 1916 Horseshoe Drive, Tobyhanna, suffering severe injuries and intoxicated. He was flown by medical helicopter to the Community Medical Center, Scranton, for treatment. He will be charged with driving under the influence.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Tamaqua police have released information on several drug related arrests.

Friday, August 4, 2017

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a one-vehicle crash at 3:42 a.m. July 21 along East Lizard Creek Road, near Blue Mountain Road, in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Kevin Horvath, 40, of Lehighton, was driving an Acura TSX westbound when he lost control driving off the right side of the road and striking a mailbox at 2443 East Lizard Creek Road.

Horvath was not injured and was wearing a seat belt. The Acura had to be towed.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A Monroe County man has been cited for indecent exposure, following an incident on July 4.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on July 17 officers received a complaint of a person exposing himself on July 4 along Ventnor Drive in Tobyhanna.

The person making the complaint, a neighbor of the suspect, said she observed Vance Paul Hein, 65, of Tobyhanna, outside on his deck nude in the afternoon. She said that she, family and friends were outside when they saw Hein.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A Berks County woman was killed in a motorcycle crash in Lehigh County Monday.

Upper Macungie Township police said the crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. along the Route 222 bypass. Police said Shawn Balthaser, 48, of Hamburg, was driving a 1992 Harley-Davidson northbound near Mill Creek Road, when the bike left the road, traveled over two raised traffic stands during which his passenger, Yvonne Rohrbach, 51, also of Hamburg, was thrown from the bike.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

McAdoo police released information on the following citations:

Calvin Bryant, 32, of McAdoo, was cited for simple assault and harassment after a domestic incident on July 29. Police were called to West Blaine Street at 12:59 a.m. for a domestic in progress. They met with a woman, who said she and Bryant were arguing when he spat in her face, struck her several times and bit her forehead and left hand. There were visible injuries consistent with what she told police.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

A traffic stop has led to a drug arrest.

State police at Lehighton said at 7:44 p.m. July 28 a traffic stop was conducted along Correll Road at Silfies Road in Eldred Township, Monroe County.

At the stop it was learned the driver, Kayla Krishana Robinson, 21, no address given, was in possession of a controlled substance. She was cited for that offense.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

State police at Lehighton are investigating a deceptive or fraudulent business practices incident.

Troopers said two victims, a 34-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, from Allentown, came to the barracks July 17 to report that they entered into a contract with Crown Food Cart Inc., 869 Interchange Road, Kresgeville, Monroe County, for a food trailer to be built. That occurred around April 11.

After receiving a notification to pick up the trailer, the victims traveled to the business location to find the business was no longer there.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Three theft and other incidents were investigated recently by state police at Fern Ridge.

•A 50-year-old ofresident of Effort Village Drive in Effort,Monroe County, reported someone stole a 2001 Polaris Trailblazer all-terrain vehicle valued at $500, from a shed on his property. The theft occurred sometime between July 25-27.

•A 43-year-old resident ofStephanie Way, Jackson Township, Monroe County, reported two bicycles were stolen from the driveway of his property. The bikes are valued at $100. The theft occurred sometime between 9 p.m. July 28 and 11 a.m. July 29.