Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Police Logs

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A McAdoo woman has been cited for an incident on June 19 after she entered another person’s home and assaulted a male juvenile.

The victim told police his ex-girlfriend’s mother, Crystal Koshmieder, 32, came into his home, grabbed him by the neck, punched him and pushed him into a coffee table. She then yelled at him about comments he made about her daughter and threatened to kill his entire family. A second male juvenile in the home witnessed the assault and said Koshmieder punched him in the face when he asked what was happening.

Monday, July 11, 2016

A driver fled the scene of a crash on July 4 in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash was reported at 5:13 p.m. in the parking lot of Moyer’s Car Care Center, located at 102 Route 183 in Wayne Township. Troopers said Trina L. Stankiewitch, 21, of Schuylkill Haven, pulled out of a parking space in the lot when her Chevrolet Cobalt was rear-ended by another vehicle that was exiting the lot. The other driver then fled the scene southbound on Route 183. Stankiewitch was not injured.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Palmerton Police Department reports the following incidents:

Defrauding creditors: Jessica Schafer, 37, of Palmerton, was cited for defrauding secured creditors. The incident occurred on May 6 in the unit block of Lehigh Avenue.

Disorderly conduct: Morgan Oncay, 24, of Walnutport, has been cited for simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, persistent disorderly conduct, and harassment. The incident occurred June 26 in the 300 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Nesquehoning police released the following citations and arrests in the borough between June 19 and July 3.


• KrissaTitus of 608 Third St., Weatherly, was arrested on June 19 for simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct.

• Kenneth Remes of 127 W. Catawissa St., Apt. 9, was arrested on June 20 for having a Taser, which is prohibited.

• Matthew Ray of 107 W. Railroad St., was arrested on June 28 for corruption of minors and providing false identification to police.

Monday, July 11, 2016

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two Monroe County residents who had their personal information stolen.

• A 43-year-old man from Jackson Township reported someone obtained his personal information concerning a debit card and used it to make unauthorized transactions totaling $84.47 from the account at a business in Fairless Hills, Bucks County on June 14.

Monday, July 11, 2016

State police at Troop L, based in Reading and includes barracks at Schuylkill Haven and Frackville in Schuylkill County, has launched a new aggressive driver initiative called Operation TEAM, or Troop L Eliminating Aggressive Motorists.

Monday, July 11, 2016

The theft of a construction trailer from a Schuylkill County site is being investigated.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a green and white 2004 trailer was removed from along Route 61, just north of the jughandle near the Cressona Mall, North Manheim Township. The trailer is owned by Herr Signal & Lighting, Grantville, Dauphin County, which is involved in a construction project in that area on Route 61. The trailer has state registration number XJS2487.

The theft occurred sometime between July 1-8, troopers said.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Scott Anthony Frankel, 41, of New Tripoli, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop made by state police at the Fogelsville barracks at 10:37 p.m. June 4.

Police said he was stopped for a motor vehicle code violation on Route 309 southbound, just south of Route 22 in South Whitehall Township, after which time the investigation revealed him to be under the influence of alcohol.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

A 41-year-old Jim Thorpe woman who made an illegal U-turn on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township at 11:38 p.m. Saturdayended up being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said the incident happened about a half-mile south of White Oak Drive in the township, where the woman made the U-turn on a curved section of the roadway.

Police said after they stopped her they observed signs of impairment and administered standardized field sobriety tests to the woman. She was taken into custody and later administered a chemical test.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

State police at Lehighton reported on the following driving under the influence arrests made over the holiday weekend.

At 11:23 p.m. Friday, a 26-year-old woman from Lehighton was stopped in the area of Bridge and Seventh streets in Lehighton for a vehicle code violation. She was found to be under the influence and taken for a blood test. The charge is pending test results.