Thursday, June 30, 2016

Police Logs

Saturday, June 18, 2016

A 39-year-old Gouldsboro woman is facing pending charges of driving under the influence of drugs after a one-vehicle crash at 3:56 p.m. Thursday along Route 903 in Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said after they responded to the scene, they took the woman into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and took her for a blood analysis, the results of which are pending.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

A mailbox was damaged and a vehicle sustained a smashed rear window in an incident at 2:24 p.m. Mondayat the intersection of Stoney Ridge Road and Fuzzy Lane in Lower Towamensing Township. No one was injured.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a 2007 Dodge Caravan, whose driver was not identified by police, was backing up to turn around on Stoney Ridge Road when it came in contact with a mailbox along side the road. The mailbox, owned by the Kleintop family, sustained minor damages.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a traffic stop made at 8 p.m. Thursday on Route 248, across from the Riverwalck bar in Parryville, resulted in a 38-year-old Schnecksville man being arrested for driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police did not reveal the name of the driver but said he was transported to the Palmerton Hospital for a blood test.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from a vehicle reported on Tuesday.

Thomas Hammer, of Pottsville, reported his unlocked vehicle was entered sometime between 1 and 2 p.m. while parked on a lot near the Dollar Tree store in the Fairlane Village Mall in Norwegian Township.

Removed from the front passenger side was a plastic bucket with various tools in it.

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

Saturday, June 18, 2016

A Schuylkill County woman was jailed on Wednesday on criminal trespass charges.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said around 5 p.m. troopers responded to the area of Canal and Cherry streets in Port Carbon for a report of a woman entering numerous residences in the borough. She was detained and positively identified as the woman entering a residence on Canal Street and another residence on Cherry Street.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a vehicle sustained minor damages when it struck a fire hydrant on Fireline Road in Bowmanstown around 8 p.m. June 1.

Police did not identify the driver of the 1997 Saturn SE, but said the incident took place at 633 Fireline Road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck the hydrant. Police said the vehicle was drivable after the incident and no physical damage to the hydrant was observed, although it appeared to be leaning.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jim Thorpe police have arrested six people for incidents that happened earlier this year and one last year:

Mark Andrew Duffy, 28, of Lehighton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on May 14 at 5 Lehigh Ave.

John Joseph Marcikonis Jr., 40, of Lansford, was charged with furnishing a false sample during a routine urine screening for drugs on May 4 at the adult probation office in the Carbon County Courthouse in Jim Thorpe.

Friday, June 17, 2016

A Schuylkill County driver was injured when his vehicle collided with a truck along a county road.

State police at Frackville said Thomas E. Flaherty, 55, of Delano, was driving a 1989 Mercedes-Benz westbound on Route 1012 in Mahanoy Township at 10:04 a.m. on Wednesday when he failed to negotiate a left curve. His vehicle traveled into the eastbound lane where the front end of the BMW hit the driver’s side of a 2006 Freightliner triable driven by Eric M. Schwalm, 35, of Mahanoy City.

Friday, June 17, 2016

A probation-related visit by a parole officer in Tamaqua has led to multiple charges against a woman and her roommate.

According to borough police, drug-related charges have been lodged against Christine Lynn Alfaro-Romero, 44, and Jeremy A. Snyder, 35, both of 27 N. Railroad St.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

A parking dispute has led to a citation for harassment.

State police at Lehighton said Peter Betzler, 21, and Angelo Becker, 30, both of Weissport, engaged in a physical argument during a parking dispute in Weissport around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

As a result, Becker was charged with harassment.