Friday, April 18, 2014

Police Logs

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A Tamaqua woman has been cited following a traffic stop in the borough on Sunday morning.

Marissa Kay Duignam, 24, of 118 Schuylkill Ave., was cited for disorderly conduct after she exited her vehicle and became uncooperative, refusing to heed the officer's instructions.

The incident took place at 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Pine and Mauch Chunk streets.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Monroe County man was arrested following a domestic incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Antonio Figueroa-Zamora, 29, was arrested after they received a complaint from his estranged girlfriend of three separate incidents in which he attacked her.

Police said the victim, who is eight months pregnant, was cut with a knife during one of the attacks. Police said that additionally, Figuerora-Zamora is illegally in the United States from Mexico.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes probed along Monroe County roads.

A crash occurred at 9:47 a.m. on Friday along Route 115, in Ross Township, north of Anchorage Road.

Troopers said Karl F. Gaffin, 42, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 truck northbound while Jennifer J. Biechy, 40, of Brodheadsville, was operating a 2003 Ford Escape southbound.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Nesquehoning woman has been charged with making a false accident report to police to cover for her brother.

Borough police have charged Amber Lyn Cambria, 24, of 140 Rhume St., with false swearing, hindering apprehension or concealment, and hindering apprehension giving false information to a law enforcement officer.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Monroe County woman has been charged with retail theft.

State police at Fern Ridge said Jenna Crisman, 29, of Saylorsburg, entered Kinsley's Shop Rite, located in Chestnuthill Township, at 5:41 p.m. Monday and took $29.98 worth of merchandise without paying for it.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary at a Monroe County home.

Troopers said the residence of Chris Chalfin, 34, of Erie Court, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, was entered sometime between March 25 and Monday, April 7.

Troopers said nothing was apparently taken in the break-in. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-646-2271.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

State police at Lehighton reported on the following driving under the influence arrests made by troopers.

On April 3 at 3:37 p.m. Amber Recker, 21, of Lehighton, was stopped along Long Mountain Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, for a traffic violation. She was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

She was transported to the barracks where she was found to be in possession of marijuana and $650 in cash. She was then taken to the Palmerton hospital for a blood test.

Charges were filed, troopers said.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Monroe County man has been charged with stealing multiple pieces of jewelry and then pawning them for cash.

State police at Fern Ridge allege that Michael Vincent Decaro, 22, of Stroudsburg, entered the residence of Arlene Bechtle, 79, of 502 Rainbow Terrace, Jackson Township, and took the jewelry. He then pawned the items. The jewelry was valued at $7,800.

The incident occurred on Monday, April 7, between 12:30 and 6:15 p.m., troopers said. Decaro is facing theft and related charges.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident on March 5.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said that at 1:29 a.m. they were dispatched to the area of Campstead Circle in Tobyhanna Township for a report of an intoxicated driver, who got his vehicle stuck partially off the road. On scene officers made contact with Prassanna Madramootoo, of Blakeslee.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

A Monroe County man is facing charges following a reported burglary.

State police at Lehighton alleged that Jim Akers III, 21, of Polk Township, took an Xbox from the residence of a 26-year-old male who resides at 3043 Pleasant View Drive in Polk Township sometime between 1 and 5 p.m. on April 5, and then sold it to a 25-year-old male, also from Polk Township.

Troopers said Akers was charged in connection with the incident. The Xbox is valued at $120.