Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Police Logs

Thursday, July 16, 2015

State police at Lehighton are investigating two theft incidents one involving the theft of a trailer and the other construction equipment.

Troopers said a 46-year-old man, living on Blackberry Lane, Jim Thorpe, reported a construction tool and ladder were stolen from that location sometime between Sunday at 8 p.m. and Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A Mahoning Township man has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence after he drove his vehicle into a yard and into a swing set.

Police said that at 11:19 p.m. April 3, they received a report from a resident of Orioles Drive that a vehicle had driven into their yard and it was stuck against a swing set.

A blood test showed that the driver of the car, Steven Barachie, 48, had a blood-alcohol content of 0.27 percent.

Barachie has been charged with 2 counts of DUI, a misdemeanor; careless driving, a summary offense.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lehigh Township Police assisted the State Constables at 4827 S. Cypress Road on a warrant service for Boston Leaswitch on Wednesday.

The warrant was issued by District Judge Robert Hawke of Walnutport, for theft and conspiracy charges.

Police said Leaswitch stole a safe, a drill and baseball cards from a family member of a friend, Jared Hansler, at 400 Blue Mountain Drive, Treichlers.

When police took Leaswitch into custody, they identified another person at the house as Brandon Fitzpatrick, 19, of Lafayette St., Easton.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two crashes on Monroe County roads on Tuesday.

A crash was reported at 4:20 p.m. along Route 534 near Beech Lane in Polk Township. Troopers said Amanda R. Dealbertis, 24, of Nesquehoning, driving a 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, was traveling southbound on 534 when Robert T. Farrell, 70, of East Meadow, New York, driving a 2002 Toyota Camry, pulled out from the westbound shoulder into her path.

A collision occurred, causing disabling damages to both vehicles.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Charles J. McBride, 24, of Pocono Summit, has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of an incident at 9:57 p.m. Saturday in the Pocono Farms East community.

Police said they saw McBride driving a vehicle that failed to stop at several stop signs and accelerated after the officer activated emergency lighting equipment on his patrol car. He stopped only after nearly crashing the Honda Civic while attempting to make a left turn.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

State police at Frackville are investigating an access device fraud incident involving three Schuylkill County businesses.

Troopers said someone obtained the ATM check card of a Barnesville resident and used it to make purchases at Fegley's Mini Mart, 146 S. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo; Cocoa Hut, 101 E. Center St., Mahanoy City; and Brown Bag, 832 Barnesville Road (Route 54), in Barnesville.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A Columbia County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 6:26 p.m. on Friday along Mountain Road in North Union Township, Schuylkill County.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating two acts of criminal mischief.

Troopers said a resident in the area of 200 McIlhaney Road, Saylorsburg, reported someone damaged is ornamental lights placed on pillars located at the end of his driveway. They also broke a pane of glass on a side door of his home. Damages were estimated at $75. The incident occurred sometime between July 4 and 10.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A 26-year-old Stroudsburg man is being investigated in the shooting of another man at 7 p.m. July 1 in A Pocono Country Place, Coolbaugh Township.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The theft of a dealer license plate has been reported by a Monroe County business.

State police at Fern Ridge said Chestnuthill Powersports, located along Route 209, in Chestnuthill Township, reported the plate was stolen sometime between July 4-7.

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