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Police Logs

Thursday, December 18, 2014

State police at Lehighton filed charges against Palmerton Area School District because its building at 3533 Fireline Road in Lower Towamensing Township had four false alarms in a one-year period.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Bath man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic stop Monday in Franklin Township.

State police at Lehighton said charges against Cody Charles Buskirk, 24, are pending results of a blood draw.

Buskirk was stopped just before 2 p.m. at Route 209 and Court Street for a suspended registration.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

State police at the Frackville barracks said a burglar who attempted to break into a Girardville home at 11:40 p.m. Dec. 16 punched the victim in the nose before fleeing the scene.

Police said a 22-year-old man in the 300 block of Preston Avenue detected a forced entry attempt occurring at the back door of his residence. Police said as the suspect was forcing the door open, Schwalm applied counterforce from inside the home to prevent further entry, at which time the burglar reached through the opening in the door and punched the victim in the nose.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Kunkletown teen is under investigation for assault and harassment after getting into a fight with his father over his school grades.

The suspect, 16, pushed his father against a wall at a residence in the 9000 block of Sherwood Drive in Polk Township on Dec. 8.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Two people who police said tried to scam Carbon County Adult Probation officers have been arrested by Jim Thorpe police.

They are Michael Lawrence Curry, 26, of 249 E. Patterson St., Lansford, and Traven Patrick Greenzweig, 26, of 253 W. White St., Summit Hill.

Police said it is alleged they tried to scam the probation officers when they illegally provided drug-free urine during separate screening incidents.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jim Thorpe police have reported the arrest of three people for driving under the influence.

David K. Brown Jr., 43, of 84 W. Center St., Nesquehoning, was arrested after an incident at 5:34 p.m. July 17 at Fifth and North streets. He was also cited for reckless driving.

Charlotte Marie Haman, 37, of Northfield, New Jersey, was arrested after an incident at 1:49 a.m. July 19 on Kattner's Mountain (Route 903). She was also cited for several traffic violations.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lance Allen Moser Jr., 24, of 225 S. Chestnut St., Summit Hill, is facing multiple charges filed against him by Jim Thorpe police, stemming from two separate incidents in the borough.

He was charged with driving under the influence and careless driving after an incident at 9:10 p.m. Dec. 9 on the Flagstaff Road.

Police said Moser is also facing several charges as a result of an incident at 5:53 a.m. Oct. 31 in the parking lot of the Turkey Hill store on Susquehanna Street.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

State police at the Fogelsville barracks arrested a 26-year-old New Tripoli woman for shoplifting after an incident at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the Walmart store in Lower Macungie Township.

Police said the woman, who they did not name, was caught trying to steal merchandise valued at $108.30.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

State police at Lehighton reported on numerous burglary and attempted burglary reports investigated by troopers.

An attempted break-in was reported in the 100 block of Shadblue Lane in Penn Forest Township, at 11:07 a.m. on Oct. 29. The victim is a 30-year-old female.

The victim observed a male suspect walking up her driveway. When he saw her, he and a second suspect fled the scene in a silver in color Kia Forte.

The victim managed to get the registration plate number. Troopers identified the two suspects as a 21-year-old from Reading and a 20-year-old from Lehighton.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jim Thorpe police have arrested Ashlyn Erin McCartney, 20, of 21 W. Third St., Jim Thorpe, with shoplifting (retail theft).

Police said the incident happened at 12:03 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Jim Thorpe Market.