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Police Logs

Monday, February 1, 2016

A Pardeesville man is wanted by Rush Township Police in connection with several retail theft incidents at the HT Commons Walmart.

Joseph Hydo III, 41, has been identified as the suspect in thefts on Jan. 12, Jan. 19, Jan. 22 and Jan. 27, as well as several from 2015.

He will be charged with numerous counts of retail theft.

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of George Kraynak, 24, of Hazleton, in connection with thefts at the HT Commons Walmart in Hometown.

Monday, February 1, 2016

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two burglaries.

A break-in occurred at a residence in the 400 block of 57 Drive in Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Someone entered the home and removed several pieces of jewelry and about $800 in cash.The entry occurred sometime between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

The second break-in occurred at a residenceat Point Phillips Road, in Kunkletown.

Monday, February 1, 2016

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes investigated by troopers.

A one-vehicle crash was reported at 5:47 p.m. on Jan. 20 along Carney Road in Polk Township.

Levi R. Schessler, 22, of Kunkletown, was operating a 2010 Toyota Corolla eastbound when he struck a deer, causing disabling damages to the vehicle. Schessler was not injured.

The second crash occurred at 11:49 a.m. on Jan. 23 along Blue Mountain Drive in Lower Towamensing Township.

Monday, February 1, 2016

State police at Lehighton are looking for the owner of various items that were found Jan. 22 on a porch.

Troopers said the items were found on the front porch of a residence located in the 1000 block of Main Road in Lehighton. The items included a Sanyo flat screen television, a purple Toshiba laptop, a Magnavox DVD player and a Targus brand suitcase containing a Toshiba laptop.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 610-681-1850.

Monday, February 1, 2016

A Brooklyn, New York, man was jailed following an assault incident in Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Kajuan S. Woods, 28, was arrested for an incident that occurred at 103 Cabin Lane, in Ross Township, between 5 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 26. Woods and a 33-year-old woman got into a verbal altercation that turned physical when he assaulted her. She was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for treatment of injuries.

Monday, February 1, 2016

A visitor to the federal correctional institution in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, has been arrested and jailed on drug charges.

State police at Frackville said William Bonilla, 51, of Allentown, arrived at the federal prison, located off Interstate 81 at Route 901, at 10:20 a.m. on Friday to visit an inmate at the prison. Before the visitation Bonilla was searched. He had multiple packages of controlled substances.

Troopers said he planned on passing the drugs onto an inmate at the prison.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Drug paraphernalia:Charges were filed against Nestor Alvarez, 22, of Allentown, for possession of drug paraphernalia. The incident occurred on Nov. 5 on Route 248 east.

Disorderly conduct:Amy Frohnheiser, 38, of Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Jan. 26 in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue.

Retail theft:A citation was filed against Joshua Gross, 21, of Palmerton, for retail theft. The violation occurred on Jan. 17 in the 600 block of Delaware Avenue.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Copper pipes were stolen in a Schuylkill County burglary.

State police at Frackville said the break-in occurred on Water Street in New Philadelphia. The incident occurred sometime between October 2015 and Saturday at 1 p.m., when it was discovered. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Two drivers are facing driving under the influence charges following incidents on Friday in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said David Paul Wolfe, 58, of Frackville was stopped about 6:56 p.m. along Route 1008 near Industrial Road, in West Mahanoy Township. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol and taken to a Pottsville hospital for a blood test. Charges are pending the test results.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Drug paraphernalia

Charges were filed against Savannah Sommer, 19, of Palmerton, and Travis Evans, 19, of Palmerton. Both were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, harassment and disorderly conduct. The incident occurred on Dec. 17 in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.