Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Police Logs

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A 16-year-old male from Lehighton was cited for disorderly conduct after he made a statement regarding committing an act of violence at the Lehighton Area High School.

Lehighton police said the statement was made on March 21 about noon.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Alberto Chavier Tavarez, 21, of San Pedro, Calif., was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks at 11:26 a.m. March 30.

Police said he was stopped on Interstate 80 eastbound in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County, for a traffic violation.

he was taken into custody after police discovered he was under the influence of a controlled substance.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A vehicle stop in Tamaqua on Saturday afternoon, March 30, resulted in two citations for the operator of a Ford Explorer.

Patrolman Matthew Houser was on patrol at 4:40 p.m. when he observed the Explorer, which did not have an inspection sticker, traveling west on Broad Street. He stopped the vehicle in the area of Hunter and Broad streets, identifying the driver as Melvin Scott, 46, of Tobyhanna. A routine records check indicated that Scott's vehicle registration had been suspended due to lack of insurance.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

On Wednesday, March 27, Lansford police received a call from the Lehigh County Sheriff's office regarding an active warrant that they had for Joseph Hollan, 37, of 43 E. Ridge St. Police went into the residence and located Hollan upstairs. While there, they located his brother Daniel, 30, who was wanted on a felony warrant for burglary and related charges.

Both were arrested without incident.

Joseph Hollan was taken to Carbon County prison on the sheriff's warrant. Daniel Hollan was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek and jailed under $100,000 cash bail.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks arrested Walter Everitt, 54, of Kunkletown, for driving under the influence after a traffic stop at 9:08 p.m. March 30.

Police said he was stopped for multiple Motor Vehicle Code violations at the intersection of State Rt. 209 and Weir Lake Road in Chestnuthill Township after which time he was discovered to be under the influence.

Police said he was also found to be in possession of marijuana and pain pills.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A Carbon County driver is facing charges following an incident that began about 4:38 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, along SR903 in Penn Forest Township.

State police at Lehighton said troopers attempted to stop David C. Britton, 25, of Jim Thorpe, while operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle, and he failed to acknowledge or stop for troopers who had their emergency lights and siren activated.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Lehighton police reported on the following arrests.

Police said David E. Furry II, 24, of 8 Country Club Road East, Northampton, and Andrew F. Orach, 20, of 2195 Stoney Ridge Road, Palmerton, were both cited for disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred about 7 p.m. on Aug. 1 in the 200 block of Iron St.

Stacey J. Kosman, 42, of 17 W. Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, was cited for issuing a bad check in the amount of $90 on Jan. 5, followed by another check for $13, to Body & Soul Storage. Both checks were returned for insufficient funds.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes probed by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways over the past weekend.

A crash occurred about 12:45 p.m. on Friday, March 29, along E. Wiconisco Street in Porter Township. Troopers said Darin J. Morgan, 28, of Williamstown, was driving a 2005 Honda 450R all terrain vehicle (ATV), westbound in a group of ATV riders, while Clarence L. Gibson, 65, of Tower City, was driving a 2010 Ford F150 truck eastbound.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Brandon C. Selig, 17, of Germansville, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 10:45 p.m. March 27 along the Blue Mountain Road in East Penn Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said he was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer southbound on the roadway, south of State Route 895, when he lost control of it while rounding a curve. The vehicle crossed the northbound lane and rolled over onto its driver's side before coming to rest.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A Tamaqua man was cited following a domestic incident in the borough on Easter Sunday.

Cpl. Henry Woods responded to a domestic call at 45 W. Broad St. at 8:21 a.m. and was informed that Eric Culpepper, 27, had allegedly assaulted the female victim following an argument. According to the victim's statement, Culpepper jumped on top of her, knocked her to the ground and choked her until blood started seeping from her nose.

When Woods went to speak with Culpepper he found him in another room which reeked of marijuana. There were also two smoking pipes in plain view.