Friday, October 9, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A sobriety checkpoint conducted by the Lehighton barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police on Saturday and Sunday resulted in several arrests and numerous citations being issued in Carbon and Monroe counties.

Police said the checkpoint was operated between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday on various roads.

The patrols resulted in four motorists being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, and a fifth driver being charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Summit Hill police recently released charges against the following:

Ann Marie Derby, 51, of 9 W. Holland St., Summit Hill, was arrested on April 2, after police were dispatched to the residence for a neighbor dispute. Upon arrival, the officer observed Derby and her neighbor, who was not identified, yelling at each other. He then asked to speak with Derby in her residence. While inside, Derby allegedly made threats and fought with the officer.

She was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and persistent disorderly conduct.

Monday, July 6, 2015

A Coaldale woman was cited by Tamaqua police after a fight in the Turkey Hill parking lot on June 26.

Officers were dispatched to the lot at 12:39 a.m. for a fight in progress.

When they arrived, they found a woman at the rear of the store, with blood running from her nose.

She said she had been arguing with Lauren Ritchie, 39, of 113 Sixth St., Coaldale.

When she tried to get in her fiance's car to leave, Ritchie pulled her out of the car and punched her in the face and then left.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Vanessa H. Stahler, 20, of Tamaqua, was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 6:15 p.m. June 25 on Route 209, Valley Street, in New Philadelphia.

State police at the Frackville barracks said she was not wearing a seat belt and was transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-South, Pottsville, for treatment.

Police said she was driving a 2006 Ford Focus westbound and rounding a left curve in the roadway when the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree on the north side of the road.

The woman was issued two traffic citations as a result of the crash.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Two people were cited after a domestic dispute in Tamaqua on June 26.

Officers were dispatched to 646 Arlington St. at 8:48 a.m. for a dispute that had turned physical. At the home, they spoke with Al Trevorah, who said his son, Raymond, 42, and Alysha Hartshorn, 28, of Throop, had been fighting.

She had a large lump on her head and scratches on her neck. The younger Trevorah had scratches on his chest and neck.

Both refused medical treatment and were charged with simple assault and harassment.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Tamaqua police have cited Drew Daniel LaBar, 26, of 45 N. Greenwood St., Tamaqua, after an incident on June 28.

Officers were dispatched to that address at 4:17 a.m. to assist EMS personnel with a medical emergency. Inside, they found LaBar passed out on the kitchen floor. There was frozen food covering him and ambulance staff tending to him.

When he opened his eyes, his pupils were constricted, his speech was slurred and he appeared to be confused. He denied using any drugs.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge reported on burglaries in Monroe County being investigated by troopers.

A residence on View Court, Saylorsburg, was entered through the back door. Copper piping was removed. The home is owned by Pocono Advantage Real Estate of Stroudsburg.

Another copper pipe theft was reported at a Saylorsburg residence, which was entered through the back door.

A resident of State Road, Effort, reported a window on a side door was broken on her home, but nothing appeared to have been disturbed inside.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A Schuylkill County resident is the victim of access device fraud.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 58-year-old male from Moyer's Station Road, in Wayne Township, reported someone gained access to his debit card information and proceeded to make 16 purchases in the Lancaster and Hellertown areas totaling $721.11.

The incident occurred sometime between June 26 and 29.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A young girl was slightly injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 2:06 p.m. on Monday, along Route 61 in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Tammy M. Brown, 30, of Mount Carmel, was driving a 1997 Ford Escort northbound, just south of Frackville, in an area known as "the grade." She dropped a beverage which fell down behind the brake pedal. Brown then hit the gas pedal, causing her to lose control.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating an incident where a rock was thrown at a moving vehicle damaging the windshield.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday along W. Centre Street in Mahanoy Township, just outside Mahanoy City.

Joseph T. Gallo Jr. of Mahanoy City, was driving his vehicle when the rock hit the windshield smashing it. Gallo was not injured. A check of the area for suspects was negative, troopers said.