Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Police Logs

Thursday, October 9, 2014

A Tamaqua woman is facing charges following an incident that occurred in Luzerne County.

State police at Hazleton said Natalie Manganelli, 32, has been charged with simple assault, criminal mischief, and harassment for an incident that occurred at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Troopers said Manganelli damaged the vehicle of Elvan Jones, 36, who resides along Quality Road in Hazle Township, and also his home. Jones suffered a laceration to his foot caused by broken glass, troopers said.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Nesquehoning police reported on various motor vehicle code citations issued by officers recently.

On Monday Chief Sean Smith issued five speeding tickets along Route 93 in a 55 mph zone. Speeds reported were 80, 79, two instances of 71 and 67.

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, officer Timothy Wuttke issued the following citations: no passing zones on routes 209 and 93; and operation of a motorcycle with a learner's permit only on routes 209 and 93. He also issued warnings for speeding, 62 in a 40 zone; and a warning for operating a motorcycle with no eye protection.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A Northumberland County driver was slightly injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 7:33 p.m. on Oct. 1 along Route 25 in Hegins Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Francis A. Wilson, 34, of Mount Carmel, was driving a 2006 Suzuki Forenza westbound and negotiating a left-hand curve when his vehicle left the road and went onto the shoulder where it struck an embankment. The vehicle then rolled over one time, coming to final rest in the westbound lane facing south.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Rush Township police are investigating three burglaries which were reported last week.

Cash was taken from a home on Mahanoy Avenue. An aluminum ramp and washer were taken from a residence on Purnell Avenue and copper was removed from a building on Madison Avenue.

Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in these areas is asked to contact police at 570-668-4242.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a one-car crash at 1:17 a.m. Thursday in Penn Forest Township.

In that incident, Colton GoGoy, 24, of Newton lost control of his 2008 BMW on a curve on Stoney Mountain Road, hit a tree, and fled. It is unknown if GoGoy suffered any injuries. He was charged in the incident.

Police are also investigating a Monroe County incident in which someone used a Brodheadsville woman's credit card to make five purchases totaling $168.68 at a Winn-Dixie store in Florida.

The fraud happened at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a pickup.

Roy J. Weikel, 52, of 18 Andrews St., Girardville, Butler Township, reported someone took his 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck while parked in front of his home. The truck is silver with an extended cab, has a hood scoop, and all windows are tinted. It bears state registration plate ZBP-4874. Weikel said the vehicle was locked and he has all the keys to it.

The theft occurred sometime between 7 and 11:50 a.m. on Sunday.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Lansford woman who failed to return to the Carbon County Correctional Facility after being released for treatment.

Alexis Goldberg, 24, of 146 W. Patterson St., has been charged with escape, a felony charge.

The type of treatment wasn't specified, but she is awaiting trial on a robbery charge.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges following a one-vehicle crash that occurred at 9:19 p.m. on Friday along Interstate 81, in West Mahanoy Township.

State police at Frackville said Ronald Allen Wills, 26, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander northbound when he lost control. The vehicle went onto the berm and struck an embankment in the median, then rolled over into the southbound lane.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A Nesquehoning woman has been charged by police with retail theft.

Amy Collins, 38, of 405 E. Center St., is accused by police of stealing $69.08 in retail merchandise from Redner's Warehouse Market in Nesquehoning.

The incident occurred on Oct. 1.

A citation was issued against Collins by officer Tim Wuttke, who said this is her first offense.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Palmerton Police Department reported the following incidents:


Criminal charges were filed against Charles Holton, 33, of 569 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, for two counts of simple assault, and two counts of harassment. The incident occurred at 9:31 p.m. Sept. 29 at the above address.

Receiving stolenproperty

Criminal charges were filed against Dion Smith Jr., 26, of 125 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, for receiving stolen property. The incident occurred at 8:45 a.m. on April 28 in the 100 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Disorderly conduct