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Police Logs

Friday, July 18, 2014

A Summit Hill man was charged after a domestic dispute in the borough.

According to Summit Hill police, on June 24, officers were dispatched to 143 W. Fell St., for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, it was learned a female was assaulted at the residence by Michael Monfre, 30, of 134 W. Fell St.

Monfre was charged with simple assault and harassment.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Two people sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 7:30 a.m. on Thursday along Ringtown Boulevard, in West Mahanoy Township.

State police at Frackville said Daniel R. Shields, 30, of Ringtown, and Joseph Iglesias-Rivera, 27, of Kulpmont, were both southbound when Iglesias-Rivera attempted to turn left onto Route 924. Shields failed to stop, with the front of his 2014 Chevrolet Equinox hitting the rear of Iglesias-Rivera's 1999 Honda Civic.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of indecent exposure.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Cody Donmoyer, 21, of Pine Grove, was cited for two separate incidents. The incidents occurred between 6 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and 6:25 p.m. on Sunday at Maurer and Minersville streets in Norwegian Township.

Troopers said Donmoyer was accused of having his genitals exposed and was masturbating on a public street while in the driver's seat of his vehicle, a 2014 Chevrolet where he could be observed by the public.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Drums man seems to be having trouble remembering where he's been, earning him a citation from McAdoo police.

Patrolman William Curilla was investigating a burglary at 10 N. Kennedy Drive, Apt. D, on May 30.

When speaking to the victim, the officer remembered seeing a burgundy Chevrolet Malibu parked in front of the residence the night before. The officer had spoken to the male driving the vehicle and observed that the man and a male passenger took a baby from the rear seat and entered 10 N. Kennedy Drive.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Palmerton Police Department is investigating the following incidents:

Public drunkenness

Citations were issued to Deanna Housman, 22, of 212 White St., Lehighton, and SueAnn Muthard, 47, of 82 Avenue A, Palmerton, for alcoholic beverages prohibited. A citation was issued to Tom Johnston, 45, of 100 Red Hill Road, for public drunkenness. The violations occurred at 9:45 p.m. on July 6 in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

Thursday, July 17, 2014

One driver was slightly injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Route 183 in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven, who investigated, did not note the time and date of the crash.

Troopers said Gary Martinaitis, 53, of New Philadelphia, was driving a 2013 Dodge Caravan southbound and attempted to make a left turn into a local business and pulled into the path of a 2012 Hyundai Sonata driven by Nanette R. Schlarb, 56, of Reading, and a collision occurred.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Nesquehoning police reported on an illegal dumping incident in which a borough resident was issued citations.

Police said at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday, officer Dane O'Brien received information of an illegal dumping that was taking place at the end of Locust Streeet in the area of Maple Shades involving an older model dump truck, black in color.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

State police at Frackville are again warning residents of the Schuylkill Township area of a phone scam.

Troopers said a resident of the township received a call originating in the 876 area code, which is Jamaica, instructing her to electronically transmit an amount of money to secure prize winnings in a contest she did not enter. Fortunately, troopers said, the woman did not respond.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Two area residents were charged with harassing each other on June 25.

According to Summit Hill police, there was a landlord-tenant issue going on between Kevin Zuercher, 47, of 3259 High Hill Road, Slatington; and Lissette Cruz, 43, of 413 W. White St.

The two were harassing each other via text messaging.

Both were told to cease the messages but actions continued.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

A Schuylkill County teen was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday along Route 61, south of Ridge Lane in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 17-year-old female from Orwigsburg was driving a Dodge Durango northbound on a straight section of road when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle drifted toward the shoulder. The teen overcorrected to get back to the northbound lane, and the Durgano began to slide, causing her to lose control.