Monday, August 29, 2016

Police Logs

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Rush Township police have cited the following people for retail thefts at the HT Commons Walmart in Hometown.

Samantha McGeehan, 24, of Lansford, is facing retail theft and receiving stolen property charges after stealing $27.44 worth of merchandise on April 29.

Mariah Miller, 20, of Coaldale, is facing retail theft and receiving stolen property charges after stealing $24.74 worth of merchandise on April 29.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Two men from Tobyhanna have been arrested, and a third is wanted, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred May 9.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police on Tuesday announced charges against Joshua Andrews, 20; Francesco Reid, 19; and Angel Rodrigues-Martinez, 18.

All three are accused of participating in a robbery at an intersection in the Pocono Farms East development.

Based on a description of a car involved in the robbery, and its driver, police were able to stop a vehicle not far from Pocono Farms, at the intersection of Routes 196 and 611.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

McAdoo police have cited Christopher Furlani, 44, of McAdoo, following an incident at the Fegley Mini Mart on May 4.

Officers were called to the store to assist EMS with a male, possibly intoxicated, who was on the floor. The man was identified as Furlani, who told officers he had been drinking and using heroin. He had syringes and 16 empty sandwich bags in his pockets, found as personnel were preparing to transport him to the Hazleton hospital.

He was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

An attempted abduction report by a Schuylkill County woman has turned out to have been false and she has been cited.

State police at Frackville said Sasha Grubel, 29, of the village of Arnots Addition, Saint Clair reported on April 19 about 4:30 p.m. that a male attempted to abduct her children while she was walking them home from a school bus stop. The report caused neighbors of Arnots Addition to fear that a male was attempting to abduct children in their community. A Facebook post showing was circulated by concerned neighbors who believed Grubel’s story.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Both sides in a domestic dispute have been cited.

State police at Frackville said troopers responded to 886 Barnesville Drive, in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, at 7:07 a.m. on Sunday to a reported dispute. On scene officers found Edward Lee Dutill, 33, and Kimberly Jean Parliament-Dutill, 49, involved in an altercation in which both pushed and shoved each other.

Both were cited for harassment, troopers said.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Charges were filed against Shane Smith, 42, of Palmerton, for possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. The incident occurred on April 28 at Mauch Chunk Road and Delaware Avenue.

Charges were filed against Samantha Kuntz, 27, of Jim Thorpe, for unlawful possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension. The incident occurred on April 17 in the 900 block of Delaware Avenue.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A Monroe County driver was arrested for driving under the influence after being involved in a three-vehicle crash in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Richard Mark Burke, 52, of Tobyhanna, was arrested following the crash that occurred at 8:14 p.m. on April 26 it the intersection of Cedar Crest Boulevard and Riverbend Road, in Lower Macungie Township.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a saw from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said a Stihl drop saw was removed from the open bed of a truck parked at 34 E. Abby Lane, in North Manheim Township, sometime between 5:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The saw is owned by Pact One Construction of Coopersburg, Lehigh County. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-739-1330.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A Summit Hill driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash at 11:54 a.m. on Friday in Lynn Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Olivia M. Markovich, 22, was driving a 2003 Jeep Liberty northeast on Madison Street when it began to hydroplane upon entering a cruve.

The Jeep left the road on the east side and landed in a ditch.

Markovich was not injured but the Jeep had to be towed from the scene.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Upper Macungie Township police reported investigating a two-vehicle crash at 4:10 p.m. on Saturday along Schantz Road.

Police said Rhina A. Montero, 25, of Reading and Claudette L. Lazarus, 39, of Slatington, were both eastbound. When the two got to the intersection with Grim Road, the traffic light turned yellow.

Montero believed Lazarus was going to proceed through the intersection. Lazarus slowed down and stopped for the light.