Saturday, December 10, 2016

Police Logs

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A Tamaqua area man was cited by Tamaqua police after an altercation at the Tamaqua Elks Club in October.

Stanley Colin Moldenhauer, 36, of Wayne Avenue, Hometown, was cited for harassment after he reportedly punched another man during a pool league meet on Oct. 28. The victim provided police with a written statement on Oct. 31.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Jay Kenneth Housel Jr. of Sciota was arrested for driving under the influence after he crashed a moped he was driving when it crashed.

The incident happened at 7:37 p.m. Nov. 14 along Frable Drive, near Walnut Street, in Kunkletown.

Police said Housel sustained minor injuries.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Daisy Mae Valentine, 20, of 45 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, was cited again by Tamaqua police following another confrontation with a neighbor.

The victim told police she was walking on the sidewalk early in the afternoon of Nov. 5 when Valentine blocked her path and began yelling at her about a fake Facebook page containing insults about her and her mother.

This was the third time in one week that Valentine was cited for harassment of the same victim.

Monday, November 21, 2016

A Monroe County driver was cited following a crash at 8:35 p.m. on Friday at the intersection of Dotters Corner and Windy Hill roads in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Gabriel Ortiz, 32, of Albrightsville, was driving a 2015 Dodge Caravan westbound on Windy Hill Road and failed to stop for a properly posted stop sign at the intersection with Dotters Corner Road. Ortiz traveled through the intersection and his vehicle struck a guide rail and culvert pipe located on the west shoulder of the road, where it came to rest.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Criminal mischief:Konrad Goworowski, 58, of Palmerton, charged for an incident Nov. 6 in the 400 block of Third Street.

Investigation by police officers:Robert Ancharani, 33, of Walnutport, charged for an incident Nov. 12 at Route 248 east.

Dog nuisances:Florence Garcia-Sherer, 57, of Palmerton, charged for an incident Nov. 12 in the 500 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Lansford police have charged four people.

Jessica M. Dementri, 23, of Jim Thorpe, was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance; having a controlled substance she was not authorized to have; use or possession of drug paraphernalia; careless driving; and following too closely on June 16. The charges were filed on Oct. 31.

John P. Ockenhouse, 27, of Palmerton, was charged with simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct on Oct. 8.

Diane M. Galetti, 34, Jim Thorpe: Charged with passing bad checks on March 28. Charges were filed on Oct. 31.

Monday, November 21, 2016

A Carbon County woman is facing charges following an incident that occurred at 7:49 p.m. on Friday at the BZ mini mart, 709 Lincoln Drive, Bowmanstown and along Centre Street in Parryville.

State police at Lehighton said Robin Gay Dail, of Parryville, entered the mini mart and smacked the clerk in the face. Troopers later found Robin Dail at her residence and subsequently charged her with possession of a controlled substance and harassment.

Monday, November 21, 2016

A Schuylkill County all-terrain vehicle rider is facing a gun charge following an incident that occurred at 3:02 p.m. Saturday.

State police at Frackville said a trooper on patrol saw a Yamaha ATV on the roadway in the area of Morea Road and East Oak Street in West Mahanoy Township. The trooper was able to catch up with the ATV on Morea Road about a half-mile east of Eleanor Drive.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Jose Saez, 28, of McAdoo, was cited by McAdoo police after a traffic stop on Sept. 24

It was midnight when a patrolman was driving south on Route 309. As he approached Jackson Street, a black Honda Pilot turned on to Kennedy Drive, almost striking the police cruiser. The crash was only averted by the officer’s defensive driving moves.

The officer turned around and stopped the Honda, which was being driven by Saez.

A strong odor of alcohol came from the Pilot and the driver admitted his license was suspended. He failed field sobriety tests.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Coaldale police cited Brenda Hosler, 50, of 62 W. Miner St., Coaldale, in connection with the theft of a riding lawn mower from Erbe’s Tire and Auto Service, West Water Street.

Hosler and a juvenile took the black and silver Craftsman riding mower from the property during the overnight hours of July 14 into 15. The theft was recorded on video surveillance cameras.

Hosler told police she had permission from the owner to take the mower, but the owner told police he didn’t provide such permission.