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Police Logs

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating a reported sexual assault incident.

Troopers said a 19-year-old female reported that she was sexually assaulted on Oct. 7, between noon and 3 p.m., along unknown roads leading to New Ringgold borough from the area of West Penn and East Brunswick townships.

The woman said she received a ride from a man in a truck and was assaulted.

The suspect is a man, between the ages of 30-50, no race given.

The investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

An elderly Monroe County woman is the victim of identity theft.

State police at Lehighton said a 75-year-old from Kunkletown had her personal information used by unknown suspects to open several credit card accounts and a PayPal account. The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 6 and Monday.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Coaldale police have filed charges against Andrew Taylor Schlegel, 29, of 209 Lansford Court, Lansford, after receiving results of blood tests taken on Aug. 16.

An officer was on patrol at 12:21 a.m. Aug. 16 when he spotted a 2002 Nissan Xterra being operated on Route 209.

The vehicle was traveling east swerving within its travel lane, then crossing the fog and yellow center lines multiple times. The officer conducted a traffic stop and identified Schlegel as the driver.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a theft that happened between 6 a.m. Oct. 15 and 10 a.m. Oct. 17 in Lynn Township.

Police said someone took a wooden corn crib valued at $20 from the property on the 7000 block Spring House Road.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 10 p.m. Monday on Silver Creek Road in Blythe Township.

State police at Frackville said the collision occurred when Ashley C. Long, 20, of Reading, driving a 2010 Dodge Avenger, was westbound and lost control of the vehicle entering a right-handed curve. The vehicle went off the road and impacted a dirt embankment, then continued about 20 feet off a 20-foot embankment, impacting with the ground with its front bumper.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 8 a.m. Oct. 12 and 6:12 p.m. Oct. 14 in Lynn Township.

Police said someone drove onto the fields below a residence in the 5300 block of Owl Valley Road in New Tripoli and used heavy-duty machines to dig up the ground.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Mark Anthony Papay of Reilly Avenue, Tamaqua, is facing drug-related charges as a result of a traffic stop made by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks at 10:28 a.m. Oct. 8 at the intersection of routes 534 and 903 in Kidder Township.

Police said he was stopped for a vehicle registration violation, after which time police found him to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

He was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and other related offenses.

Monday, October 19, 2015

Four people, including two juveniles, sustained minor injuries in a four-vehicle, chain-reaction crash that occurred at 4:33 p.m. along Route 61 in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Monday, October 19, 2015

A Schuylkill County teen driver and his passenger escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:09 p.m. on Oct. 14 along Vista Road in Eldred Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 17-year-old male from Pitman was driving a 2005 Mazda 305 northbound when the car began to spin clockwise and traveled across the southbound lane. The car then struck a dirt embankment along the west berm. After impact the car continued north and struck a tree with the driver’s side rear fender, where it came to rest. The teen had a 15-year-old male passenger, also from Pitman.

Monday, October 19, 2015

A Monroe County man has been cited for harassment for an incident that occurred on Oct. 12 at 1:05 a.m. in the area of 1766 Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Robert Altemose, 58, of Brodheadsville, made multiple verbal arguments with a 46-year-old Brodheadsville woman and her family within a one-hour period. The victim said Altemose continuously came into her place of employment and caused problems. Charges were filed.