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Police Logs

Monday, July 23, 2012

A woman was jailed late last week following an incident that occurred in the area of 27 Arapahoe Drive, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

State police at Fern Ridge said Anna Lee Simpson, of Abrightsville, was yelling obscenities in her yard towards Mauri Madrak, of Albrightsville. Madrak went to check on the welfare of Simpson. Simpson then struck Madrak while she was waling away. Troopers arrived and warned Simpson to cease her actions.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Two persons were injured and charged as the result of a domestic incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about noon on Sunday, July 22, at 68 Main St., Mount Carbon.

Monday, July 23, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary and the theft of fuel at two Schuylkill County locations.

Troopers said two metal storage sheds located along Fairview Road , at the intersection with Creek Road, in Eldred Township, were entered sometime between July 15 and 19. Removed were several old electric motors, a Chevrolet radiator, and a tip to a Lincoln MIG torch welder.

The listed victims are Russell Rose, of Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, and Michael Rose, of Trappe, Montgomery County.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Harassment

Elizabeth Perschy, 50, of 432 Franklin Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for harassment. The violation occurred on July 18 at 8:47 p.m. in the 400 block of Franklin Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

Andrew Koma, 29, of 301 Lafayette Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on June 6 at 1 a.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Monday, July 23, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman was jailed for assault following a domestic incident.

State police at Frackville said troopers responded to the residence at 232 Florida Ave., Shenandoah Heights, West Mahanoy Township, about 7:52 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, for a domestic disturbance. On scene troopers learned that Tami Lynnanne Grady, had struck Joseph Paul Alshefski, both of that address, in the face several times causing injuries to his face.

Monday, July 23, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported the results of a sobriety checkpoint, and roving DUI patrols conducted July 21-22 on various roads in Carbon and Monroe counties.

Seven motorists were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), of alcohol and controlled substance.

Monday, July 23, 2012

A Lehigh County teen was killed in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 10:59 p.m. on Friday, July 20, along SR309, under the Interstate 78 overpass in Lower Macungie Township.

State police at Fogelsville said William David Bickford, 19, of Orefield, was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt southbound and negotiating a left hand curve when he lost control. The car went onto the east shoulder and impacted into a barrier under the overpass.

Monday, July 23, 2012

On Friday, June 15, Tamaqua police was dispatched to the intersection of North Greenwood and Mauch Chunk streets for a fight.

When officers arrived they found Anthony Houser, 22, Tamaqua, lying on the ground between two vehicles. Officers noted he had a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage and had cuts and bruises on his body.

Monday, July 23, 2012

A road rage incident in which two women sustained injuries, is being probed and four suspects are being sought. State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred along Jonas Road, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, about 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, July 21.

According to troopers Jacalyn Cady McLeennan, 22, of Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, and Kristin Joy McLennan, 30, of Effort, were stopped by another vehicle at the above stated location and time.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Three drivers are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in separate incidents reported by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said Benjamin David Philhower, 33, of East Stroudsburg, was stopped for a traffic violation about 2:30 a.m. on Friday, July 20, along SR209, south of Weir Lake Road, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI.