Friday, March 6, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, February 20, 2015

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle whose driver then fled the scene but was later located and is facing a driving under the influence charge.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred at 3:20 a.m. Feb. 14, along Route 940 near the Ray Price Chevrolet lot. Police responded to the scene to a report of a pedestrian struck.

On scene the injured person was identified as Steven Donadio, 24, of Pocono Pines. He was flown by helicopter to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, for further evaluation, police said.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A Northumberland County teen was charged following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 5 p.m. Thursday along Birds Hill Road in Pine Grove Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Carla S. Ney, 18, of Dronsife, was driving a 2006 Kia Optima eastbound and negotiating a left curve when she lost control on a patch of snow on the road.

The car went onto the berm and collided head-on into a tree. Ney was not injured. She was cited for driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A traffic stop in McAdoo on Jan. 31 resulted in charges for a Beaver Meadows woman.

Leanne Cryder, 37, was driving a vehicle that was stopped for having excessively tinted windows. Officers detected the odor of alcohol and Cryder admitted to drinking. She was given, and failed, field sobriety tests, then taken to a hospital for blood tests.

Results indicate a blood-alcohol content of 0.098 percent.

She was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and a traffic violation.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A Mahoning Township resident, an apparent victim of a crime, has been charged with various drug counts in an unusual incident.

On Oct. 15, 2014, township police were called to the Arby's restaurant, located off Route 443 at the Carbon Plaza Mall, for a report of two safes found inside the restaurant's dumpster.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Anthony Adams, 18, of Tresckow, was cited by McAdoo police after a traffic stop on Jan. 30.

Adams was stopped for having a nonworking brake light and appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He was given, and failed, field sobriety tests, then admitted to smoking marijuana earlier in the day. He was transported to the hospital for blood work.

Test results were positive for marijuana.

Adams was cited for driving under the influence of a controlled substance and the traffic violation.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday along Main Street in the village of Nuremberg, North Union Township.

State police at Frackville said William R. Schlauch, 56, of Zion Grove, struck a parked vehicle with his vehicle. Troopers said he was found to be under the influence and submitted to a breath test at the barracks, which showed him over the legal limit.

Drunken driving and summary motor vehicle code violations were filed against Schlauch, troopers added.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A Jim Thorpe woman has been charged by Nesquehoning police for driving while under the influence of alcohol.

The incident occurred just before 3 a.m. Dec. 28 along Route 209 in Nesquehoning. Patrolman Carl Breiner witnessed a silver Volvo sedan heading north on Route 209 toward Jim Thorpe, in the area of The Lantern Hotel and Macaluso's Restaurant when it weaved over the white fog line, coming dangerously close to a cement curb on the right side of the roadway.

Friday, February 20, 2015

A Schuylkill County woman was charged following a domestic incident at her home.

State police at Schuylkill Haven responded to 59 N. Front St., Cressona, about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday for a domestic violence incident.

As a result of an investigation troopers said Rachael Sarah Sowers, 33, of 144 W. Jefferson Lane, Auburn, was cited for harassment for striking an unidentified victim at the Cressona residence.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Palmerton Police Department continues to investigate the following incidents:

Dennis Ringler, 39, of 637 Franklin Ave. Palmerton, was cited for harassment.

The violation occurred on Feb. 12 at 2:51 p.m. in the 100 block of Avenue A.


Police also issued one citation for speeding, two citations for traffic violations, and one citation for vehicle violation.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Seven speeding citations were issued by Nesquehoning police on Feb. 13 and 14.

Police said three individuals were cited on Feb. 13 after being clocked in excess of the 25 mph speed allowed in the area of Oak and Catawissa streets. The drivers were going 43, 44 and 53 mph.

On Feb. 14, four more drivers were cited in the same area, having been clocked at 43, 44, 47 and 53 mph.