Friday, August 28, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Mahoning Township police are investigating the theft of an ATV.

Police said on July 11, at 1:34 p.m. a resident of North First Street reported a black 2012 Yamaha 450 with silver trim stolen from their yard.

Anyone with information is asked to contact township police.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft in Monroe County.

Troopers said Raksh Grover, 56, of Reeders, reported a freezer compressor was removed from his property at Route 715 and Neola Road, at the Country Service and Convenience store in Jackson Township.

The theft occurred sometime between 1:04 and 1:06 a.m. on July 18, troopers said.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of harassment following an incident that occurred on July 28 at 6:50 p.m.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 18-20 Water St., Apt. 2, in New Philadelphia.

Troopers said Roy Thomas Snowell, 60, of Pottsville, and a 30-year-old resident at that address had an argument. Snowell pushed the other resident and was subsequently charged.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Monroe County man is facing a drug charge following an incident that occurred at 2:54 a.m. on Aug. 4.

State police at Fern Ridge said troopers stopped for a disabled vehicle at the intersection of routes 115 and 903 in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County. At the stop troopers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Pottsville man following an incident in Delano Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Dustin Robert Yeager, 18, is wanted on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief and careless driving.

According to troopers, on Monday Yeager was at 477 Main St., Quakake at 5:19 a.m., when he was given the keys to a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee by Denise Schock, 46, of Quakake, so he could remove items from the vehicle. He took the Jeep without permission, police said.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident in the Schuylkill County borough of New Philadelphia.

Troopers said a man living on Water Street reported someone smashed the rear window of his 1999 Audi while parked in front of his residence.

The incident occurred sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Monday and 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

A Carbon County driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 80 in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County.

State police at Fern Ridge said Lynn J. Walters, 59, of Weatherly, was driving a 2006 Toyota Corolla eastbound in the left lane passing another vehicle when she swerved left and crashed into a guide rail along the left shoulder. The car then deflected off the rail and crossed over the two eastbound lanes and struck the guide rail on the right shoulder head-on.

Walters was not injured but damages were disabling to the Corolla.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Carbon County drivers were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Luzerne County on Aug. 14 at 5:45 a.m.

State police at Hazleton said Kyra L. Krick, 26, of Albrightsville, driving a 2009 Subaru Impreza, was driving eastbound on Route 924 and attempting a left turn onto North Park Drive when she pulled into the path of a westbound 1993 GMC Sierra driven by Gary D. Knappenberger, 49, of Lehighton. The passenger side front of the Impreza was struck by the driver side front bumper of the Sierra.

No one was injured. Troopers cited Krick for vehicle turning left.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Two people found in an unoccupied home are facing charges.

State police at Fern Ridge said at 12:03 a.m. on Aug. 14 troopers were dispatched to 1140 Juno Drive, Chestnuthill Township, for a report of a suspicious vehicle parked outside a home that was unoccupied due to a foreclosure action.

On scene troopers observed an interior light on in the residence and a slightly opened front door. Troopers entered the home and upon clearing the residence they found Dalvin Jarvais Holding, 20, of Effort, and Mary Grace Frigiola, 20, of Brodheadsville, in an upstairs bedroom.

Monday, August 17, 2015

A Berks County woman was killed and four juvenile passengers injured, in a crash involving her vehicle and tractor-trailer truck.

State police at Fogelsville said the crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. on Saturday along Interstate 78 in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County.

Troopers said Kenneth Glen Gaugler, 57, of Allentown, was driving a 2001 Mack truck with trailer eastbound in the right lane while Heather A. Delp, 39, of Kutztown, was operating a 2006 Jeep Commander also in the right lane.