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Police Logs

Thursday, September 4, 2014

State police at Frackville are investigating the entry to three vehicles in the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

Three unlocked vehicles were entered in the area of Pine and Market streets, sometime between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6:46 a.m. Wednesday.

Anthony Gabriel Fuss, 42, had two vehicles entered.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a theft from vehicle and other incidents.

Troopers said Tobi L. Szchur, 41, of 20 Grouse Trail, Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, reported a white Apple iPhone 4S was removed from his vehicle while it was parked at her home. The theft was reported at 10 p.m. Saturday.

Dorothy Crespo, 61, of 238 Silver Valley Road, Chestnuthill Township, reported someone rummaged through a dumpster at her property scattering rubbish. The incident occurred overnight of Aug. 21-22.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges after he rented a television from a county business then sold it.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Bruce A. Zalusky, of Pine Grove, went to the Rent-A-Center, located in the Pottsville Plaza off Route 61, in Norwegian Township, on April 18 to rent a 70-inch LED plasma television. Troopers said he later sold the television to another individual for cash. Troopers said the store notified them of the incident on Aug. 22.

As a result Zalusky has been charged with theft of leased property and receiving stolen property.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Three Schuylkill County residents are facing charges following an incident that occurred about 10:45 a.m. on Aug. 18 at 91 Front St., Cressona.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Andrew Putlock, 32, of Cressona, walked to the above-stated location to pick up his children. Once there he walked into the residence of Stephen Dronick, 40, and went upstairs.

While inside Dronick attacked Putlock and put him in a headlock. At this point Kaley Bruen, 27, of Cressona, spit on Putlock while he was outside sitting on the sidewalk.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Tobyhanna man was arrested and charged with armed robbery and assault with a firearm, as well as numerous other charges.

Jonathan Correa, 22, was arraigned before District Judge Richard Claypoole and committed to Monroe County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000 bail.

He was arrested by the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department as the result of a robbery which happened at 9:06 p.m. on July 31 at A Pocono Country Place.

Police said on that evening, they responded to A Pocono Country Place for a robbery that happened outside a vehicle parked at a rear gate.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Two people face charges following a traffic stop in Tamaqua on Sunday.

A blue Dodge Neon was stopped at 6:28 p.m. after an officer on patrol noticed the inspection sticker was expired. After a records check, the officer learned the registration was also expired.

The driver, Gerald C. Miller, 41, of 426 E. Arlington St., Shenandoah, admitted the plate was expired, as was the insurance, and that he does not have a valid driver's license.

What he did have was an outstanding warrant for his arrest, issued by Northumberland County authorities.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

A Mahanoy City woman was injured early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Rush Township.

Abahgail Wiekrykas, 19, was driving on Pine Creek Drive at 5 a.m. when she lost control of her 2003 Chevrolet Malibu. The car left the roadway and struck a telephone pole. The driver was transported to St. Luke's Miners Hospital in Coaldale for unspecified injuries.

Rush Township Police are investigating the accident.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating two incidents of theft from a motor vehicle in Polk Township.

The first incident happened between midnight and 6:19 p.m. Tuesday. The victim, Kim Kuliga, 57, of 134 Heiney Lane, reported the incident happened at that residence. No other information was provided by police.

The second theft was reported at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The victim is Henry Snyder, 65, of Kunkletown.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Two Schuylkill County businesses have been cited by the Allentown enforcement office of the state liquor control board for violating the state liquor code.

Brody's Bar & Grill, located at 101 Jackson St., Port Carbon, was cited for the manager failing to devote full time and attention to the operation of the licensed business.

The licensed corporation was not the only one pecuniarily interested in the operation of the business, the board stated.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

State police at Frackville are seeking the whereabouts of a Schuylkill County man wanted in connection with an incident at the Wal-Mart store in Saint Clair.

Troopers said Jayson Christopher Gracia, 29, whose last known address was Mahanoy City, attempted to purchase a firearm at the store on Feb. 21, about 12:54 p.m. A PICS check was conducted in accordance with state law and Gracia was disqualified from being able to buy a firearm.

The investigation also revealed that Garcia provided false information on the ATF form in attempting to purchase the firearm.