Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, September 25, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge are investing an online scam against a 44-year-old Saylorsburg woman.

Police said between 11 a.m. Sept. 14 and 3 p.m. Sept. 16 when the victim had online contact with a person to whom she provided her personal information.

Police said the woman reported that $4,200 was withdrawn from her Wells Fargo savings account.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Bradley Donton of Pine Grove was committed to the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, on charges of aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment after incidents that took place between 12:01 and 5:10 a.m. Sept. 24 in the borough of Tremont.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said the victim is a 28-year-old female from Tremont.

Police said the two were involved in a verbal argument that turned physical, after which time Donton allegedly began to choke the victim, causing her to sustain scratch marks to the left side of her neck.

Friday, September 25, 2015

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said someone damaged windows of a home and playhouse on Juno Drive in Effort. The incident happened between 9 a.m. and 5:42 p.m. Aug. 24.

The victims reported it appeared a pellet gun was used to break the windows of the residence and the windows of the playhouse that is located in the backyard of the property.

Friday, September 25, 2015

The theft of a utility trailer from a Schuylkill County property is being investigated.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said unknown criminals entered a property on W. Adamsdale Road, in North Manheim Township, with an unknown type vehicle and removed a 2007 Belmont utility trailer. The trailer has state registration of XDA3267. The theft occurred sometime between 7:10 a.m. and 8:20 p.m. on Friday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-739-1330.

Friday, September 25, 2015

A Schuylkill County man has been cited for punching and kicking his brother.

State police at Frackville said Eric Andrew Ulrich, 20, said his brother James Leon Ulrich, 21, had physical contact with him on Wednesday about 10:25 p.m. along Market Street in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township. James Ulrich was issued a citation for harassment, troopers said.

Friday, September 25, 2015

State police at Schuylkill Haven released information on a sobriety checkpoint conducted over the weekend in Cressona. The checkpoint was operated from 9 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. on Saturday.

During the checkpoint a total of 497 motorists were stopped.

One motorist was arrested for driving under the influence; one was arrested on a drug charge; eight traffic citations were issued; one motorist was cited for driving with a suspended license-DUI related; and 30 written warnings were handed out.

Friday, September 25, 2015

A Slatington driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 3:11 a.m. on Sept. 13, along Interstate 78 in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Kyle Allan Schneck, 29, was stopped for traffic violations and found to be under the influence of alcohol. Troopers said charges have been filed.

Friday, September 25, 2015

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said an Albrightsville man is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and other related traffic offenses following a vehicle stop at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 5 on Route 903 at the Penn-Kidder Elementary School in Kidder Township.

Police said Stephen Kurus, 48, was arrested following a traffic stop.

During the investigation, police said he was found to be under the influence of alcohol and transported to the Monroe County DUI Center for chemical testing. The results are pending.

Friday, September 25, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge said a traffic stop made on Interstate 80 in East Side Borough, near the Carbon/Luzerne county line, resulted in a drug arrest at 3:03 a.m. Thursday.

Police said Jamikal Charles Flanders-Coates of Williamsport was driving a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am that was stopped for speeding and an equipment violation when police observed indicators of criminal activity and obtained consent from the accused to search the vehicle.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

State Police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of engine components that were cut out of a 2000 Ford Ranger pickup truck.

Police said the incident happened between 3 p.m. Nov. 1, 2014, and 10:30 a.m. June 29 at 82 Forest Lake Drive, Pleasant Valley West, Penn Forest Township. Police said someone popped the hood of the vehicle and cut and stole the engine components.

The suspect has been identified as Eric John Pauloski of Albrightsville. Police said a Pennsylvania ID card in his name was found on the ground near the driver’s side door.