Thursday, June 29, 2017

Police Logs

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

State police at Frackville said a Lansford woman is the victim of a criminal mischief incident.

Police said Michael Allen Wimer, 27, of Ashland, will face charges as a result of an incident at 33 Catawissa Road in Ashland.

It is alleged he damaged an engine component on a 2000 Ford Explorer owned by 26-year-old Lansford woman, rendering it inoperable.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A McAdoo patrolman received minor injuries when he responded to a domestic dispute call in the borough on May 28.

Officers were called to the 200 block of East Washington Street at 8:53 p.m. for a disturbance. As they arrived, they could hear screaming from inside a residence. A crowd was forming on the sidewalk and street.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A Tamaqua man failed to stop for a Pennsylvania State Police DUI Checkpoint that was set up between 11 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday in Lowhill Township, Lehigh County.

State police in Fogelsville said Adrian Santana, 33, fled from officers but was taken into custody and charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police, recklessly endangering another person and related summary traffic offenses. Police did not say when the incident involving Santana took place.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Possession of drug paraphernalia:Kyle Ross, 21, Palmerton, charged with possession or delivery of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, for an incident May 8 in the 400 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Sabreena Strauch, 22, Lehighton, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession or delivery of a small amount of marijuana, and obedience to traffic control devices, for an incident April 17 on Route 248 west.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A Monroe County man is facing drug charges.

State police at Fern Ridge said Bradley Scott Hughes, ofGooseberry Drive, Sun Valley Mountain Estates, Effort,was found to have several pieces of drug paraphernalia in his residence at 6:15 p.m. May 17. Charges were filed.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A Luzerne County driver is facing multiple charges following a crash earlier this week in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Douglas A. Spry, 26, of Edwardsville, was operating a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am on Tuesday around 6:40 a.m. northbound on the entrance ramp to Interstate 81 from Route 309, in Kline Township. Troopers said he fell asleep just before where the ramp splits for traffic southbound or northbound on the interstate. The Pontiac went onto the berm and collided with two large PennDOT signs, coming to rest about 50 feet into the woods near the split.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash at 6:56 p.m. on Wednesday along Church Street in Ryan Township.

State police at Frackville said Braydon A. Mick, 18, of Barnesville, was driving a 1996 Dodge Ram 2500 truck northbound and approaching a bridge that restricts travel to one lane. A dark blue Subaru was traveling in the opposite direction and also approaching the bridge.

Troopers said Mick swerved to the right to avoid a head-on collision with the other vehicle and his truck collided with a tree along the berm next to the bridge abutment.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

A crash was investigated along Interstate 81 in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, at 12:51 p.m. on May 18.

State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at the beginning of a work zone where the right lane was closed.

Troopers said George G. Pawlush, 70, of Cheshire, Connecticut, was stopped for traffic ahead of him when his 2013 Honda CRV was struck in the rear by a 2016 Nissan Rogue operated by Mark A. Yasenchak, 38, of Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

A Luzerne County driver is facing charges in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said a vehicle was observed traveling at a high rate of speed at 7:52 p.m. May 13 along Route 115 at the Keswick Pointe Development. A traffic stop was made and the driver said he had no identification on him.

Police said he then initially provided a false name, but through an investigation, it was learned that his real name was Daryl Gevatis Smith, 46, of Larksville.

Friday, May 26, 2017

A Lehigh County driver fled the scene of a one-vehicle crash and is facing multiple charges.

State police at Fogelsville said Richard M. Williams, 26, of New Tripoli, was operating a 2014 Jeep Compass at 12:46 a.m. on April 29 along Madison Street in Lynn Township, southbound, when he failed to negotiate a right curve. The Compass crossed the centerline, entered the northbound lane and traveled onto the east berm. The Compass then impacted a utility support pole which caused the vehicle to overturn and come to rest on its roof.