Saturday, August 2, 2014

Police Logs

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A Schuylkill County driver fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle and crashed. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at 7:20 p.m. on July 15 along Interstate 81 in Butler Township.

Troopers said Chad B. Mickatavage, 21, of Frackville was driving a 2004 Pontiac Sunfire northbound when he fell asleep. The car left the road and struck the guide rail along the east berm. After impact, the car continued north along the berm and struck two trees and then rolled over before striking a third tree, where it came to rest. Mickatavage was ejected when the vehicle rolled over.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

State police at Frackville reported on three driving under the influence arrests made by troopers.

At 11:30 p.m. on July 3, Roger M. Sadusky, 62, of Shenandoah, was stopped along Route 54 in Shenandoah. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol. Charges were filed.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A McAdoo woman has been cited for driving under the influence following a traffic stop in McAdoo on June 21.

An officer was on patrol on South Kennedy Drive at 1:44 a.m. when he saw a black Jeep with a nonworking brake light. He stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Sarah Hutta, who appeared to be intoxicated. She was given, and failed, multiple field sobriety tests and was then transported to a hospital for blood tests.

The results of the tests indicate a blood alcohol of 0.066 percent, as well as the presence of the drug Paroxetine, a prescription antidepressant.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Palmerton Police Department is investigating the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia

Criminal charges were filed against Daniel McGoldrick, 20, of 2155 Forest St., Lehighton, for possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. The incident occurred on July 1 at 9:50 p.m. in the 800 block of Alley L.

Disorderly conduct

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Monroe County driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 11:43 a.m. on Friday along Dairy Lane in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Keith Sayles, 60, of East Stroudsburg was driving a 1984 Honda Interceptor when it left the road and crashed into a tree.

Sayles was taken by West End ambulance to Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for what troopers said were major injuries.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Two Monroe County women are facing access device fraud and theft counts.

State police at Fern Ridge said Jeanette Rivera, 43, and Jane Irene Rivera, 22, both of Long Pond, used the lost credit card of a 23-year-old Effort man to buy $150 worth of groceries at Kinsley's ShopRite store in Chestnuthill Township.

The incident occurred about 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Monday, July 21, 2014

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

Troopers said the residence of Beverly Ann April, 55, of 2060 Treible Drive, Brodheadsville, was entered sometime between noon Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday.

Removed from the home was a wood stove, three wall-mounted electric heaters, and one window-mounted air conditioner.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 570-646-2271.

Monday, July 21, 2014

A theft incident at a Monroe County nursing facility is being probed.

State police at Fern Ridge said Gwyneth E. Seese, 76, a resident of the Brookmont Healthcare Center in Chestnuthill Township, reported someone stole her wallet, which contained $50 in cash. The incident occurred between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Monday, July 21, 2014

A Tamaqua man was cited for an incident at a Schuylkill County market.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Michael Kemmerer, 20, was cited for harassment after he grabbed James Strockoz, 48, of Barnesville, by the throat at Renninger's Market in North Manheim Township.

The incident occurred at 5:07 p.m. on Saturday.

Monday, July 21, 2014

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways.

A hit-and-run crash was reported at 9:35 a.m. on July 12 in the parking lot of King's Village Shopping Center in Norwegian Township. A parked Ford Explorer was struck by another vehicle and pushed into a light pole. The other driver fled the scene.