Saturday, April 25, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A chain-reaction crash at 9 a.m. April 13 in the 8200 block of Schantz Road in Upper Macungie Township involved five vehicles, including one driven by a New Tripoli woman.

Township police said Dennis Fink, 59, of Ephrata, was driving a 2015 Hino delivery truck when he was distracted in the vehicle and was not able to stop once he realized traffic had stopped in front of him.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A man trying to get someone else's attention attracted the attention of McAdoo Police on Sunday afternoon.

It was 12:26 p.m. when officers saw a man throwing rocks at a window of a home on South Kennedy Drive. They approached the rock thrower and identified him as Moises Pichardo, 28, of McAdoo.

Pichardo told the officer he was trying to get the attention of someone in the apartment building. A records check found an active warrant for Pichardo's arrest, issued by Luzerne County authorities.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle accident on April 13 at 4:24 p.m. on Interstate 81 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville barracks said the accident happened when Dennis W. Bodie, 20, of Norwich, New York, operating a 2011 Ford Ranger, was traveling in the right lane of the interstate in the area of mile marker 121.9 when he fell asleep. Police said he failed to see a 2006 Toyota Corolla that was also traveling in the right lane, operated by Leann M. Schlauch, 35, of Weatherly.

Monday, April 13, 2015

A Schuylkill County business has been cited for false alarms.

State police at Frackville said Holland Sleep Productions, located along Industrial Road in West Mahanoy Township, was issued a nontraffic citation after five false alarm activations occurred at the business. The incident date was April 4 at 8:50 a.m.

Monday, April 13, 2015

A Carbon County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident in Lehigh County.

Upper Macungie Township police said Peter McGuire Jr., 23, of Jim Thorpe, was stopped at 12:54 a.m. March 30 at Schantz and Independent roads for traffic violations. He showed signed of impairment and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

Police said charges have been filed.

Monday, April 13, 2015

A Monroe County woman has been cited for disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred on Sunday at 10:33 p.m. at 8636 Robinhood Drive in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Sandra D. Meckes and Sharon Susan Raimondi had an argument at the time, date and location stated. During the argument Raimondi kicked Meckes' vehicle multiple times.

Raimondi was cited for her actions.

Monday, April 13, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a truck tailgate.

Troopers said the tailgate and side marker light of a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado truck was stolen while it was parked at E.Z. Pull Auto Parts along Route 895 in New Ringgold. The truck is white. The theft occurred sometime on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 4:35 p.m.

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

Monday, April 13, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred at a Schuylkill County location.

Troopers said criminals used a BB gun to shoot out the driver's side rear window on a 2005 Chrysler 300 while parked at 208 Market St. in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township.

The incident was reported at 7:45 p.m. Saturday.

Monday, April 13, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 3:49 a.m. Sunday.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Chad Harig, 32, of Port Carbon, was stopped along Route 25 in Hegins Township for traffic violations.

Troopers said Harig was suspected of operating his 1998 Chevrolet Lumina under the influence of a controlled substance. He was given field sobriety tests and was then transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street in Pottsville, where he submitted to a blood test.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Kristen N. Hickey, 48, of 25 E. Third St., Jim Thorpe, was cited by borough police at 5:27 a.m. March 7.

Police said she was charged with disorderly conduct after an incident that happened at her residence.