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Police Logs

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of harassment following an incident that occurred on Sunday, Dec. 4, about 5:32 p.m. along Upper Beechwood Ave., Pottsville, in Foster Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Ronald Stewart, 53, of that address, got involved in a verbal argument with Valerie Stewart, 23, of Barnesville, which turned physical. He allegedly shoved Valerie Stewart down on a couch, grabbed her by the throat and shoved her down a second time, holding her down.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said unknown criminals fired several shots from an unknown type weapon at a sign at 8 Stiely Road, in Upper Mahantongo Township.

The sign, measuring three by 12 inches in size, was used as an advertisement for Mountain Apple Farms and is owned by Louise M. Rothermel, 65, of Klingerstown. Damages were estimated at $100.

The incident occurred sometime between 2 and 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A domestic incident in Schuylkill County has led to charges being filed.

State police at Frackville said troopers were called to the village of Newkirk, Schuylkill Township, about 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, for a domestic-related incident.

Upon arrival troopers were told that Michael Farber, 46, of Tamaqua, had allegedly subjected two family members to physical contact. Minor injuries were received as a result, troopers said.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft incident that occurred at Renninger's Market, located near the intersection of state routes 61 and 443 in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said John Joseph Bogish III, 45, of 1A Main St., Kaska, reported his black Coach wallet was removed from the market. He reported the incident at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The details of an accident that occurred on Dec. 1 about 9 a.m. along Interstate 81 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, that appeared in the police log on Dec. 2 was not correct. State police at Frackville investigated.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft from a vehicle incident in Carbon County.

Troopers said Troy R. Greene, fo 301 B White St., Weissport, reported his 2001 GMC Jimmy was entered and removed was a Garmin GPS unit and a red Kodak digital camera. The theft occurred sometime between Nov. 26 and 30 while parked near his residence.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2:34 a.m. on Nov. 24, in the parking lot of the Sheetz service station located at the intersection of SR61 and Manheim Road, in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Christopher D. Scherr, 26, of Auburn, was found operating 1988 Jeep Wrangler at a high rate of speed on 61 and then pulling into the Sheetz lot.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 3:42 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, along Schwartz Road, in Wayne Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Renee E. Kintzer, 22, of Port Carbon, was driving a 1995 Subaru Impreza eastbound and negotiating a crest.

After going over the crest in the road the car went onto the south berm where the rear of the car began to slide in a clockwise direction.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Kidder Township police reported on two arrests made by officers on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Police said Colin Wuerthele, 22, of Reisterstown, Md., was cited for public drunkenness as the result of an incident at the Split Rock Resort about 2:50 a.m. Police said Wuerthele was found knocking on doors of condos and trying to get it.

Wuerthele was intoxicated and did not know what condo he was staying, police said. Police added that he was with a college group for the weekend.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Schuylkill County teen has been charged with theft for an incident at the Schuylkill County Intermediate Unit 29 school building in Norwegian Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven charged Luis Haddock, 19, of Pottsville, with removing $9 in various U.S. currency from a lunch envelope that was on top of a teachers' desk at the school. The money in the envelope was to be used for other student lunches that were in the classroom, troopers said.