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Police Logs

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A New Jersey man is facing charges stemming from the theft of items from a hotel room he had rented.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they took a report from the owners of the Knob Motel in Mount Pocono concerning items being removed from a room.

The investigation revealed that Cody Green, 23, of Egg Harbor, had rented the room and removed a refrigerator, microwave, pillows and towels. He has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A York County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Monroe County. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred on Wednesday at Route 940 and Interstate 380, in Tunkhannock Township.

Police said officers observed a vehicle pass police headquarters traveling at a high rate of speed. Police caught up to the vehicle and observed other traffic violations.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A Carbon County resident has been arrested in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Desiree Kaminitsky, 28, of Summit Hill, has been charged with access device fraud and theft of services.

Police said they took a report regarding a stolen rental vehicle. The vehicle was subsequently returned, however, the bill was unpaid and the credit card provided was canceled.

Kaminitsky was the person who rented the vehicle.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A Monroe County resident is facing drug charges following a traffic stop.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said a vehicle was stopped about 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 8 along Route 940 in Coolbaugh Township for traffic violations.

At the stop officers made contact with the driver and passengers and also detected the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A consent search was made and several packages of suspected marijuana were recovered.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Wednesday evening. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred at 4:38 p.m. along Route 54, near Patriotic Hill in Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said Kimberly Lynn Hons, 35, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 1998 Honda Accord northbound when she lost control while negotiating a left curve. The car traveled onto the east berm and struck a fence and concrete wall in front of the former St. Nicholas Breaker. Hons sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police reported investigating a hit-and-run incident.

Police said on July 14, at 2:45 p.m. a resident of Slatington reported their 2014 Kia had been hit while they were shopping at the Gamestop store in the Carbon Plaza Mall.

In another incident, police say that at 12:09 p.m. July 31, a 1996 Nissan Maxima was hit/damaged in the parking lot of the PA driver's license center by a blue Jeep Liberty or Patriot driven by a female.

The female did not stop.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mahoning Township Police.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police are searching for a stolen riding mower.

Police said that at 7:45 a.m. Friday, an 82-year-old resident of the 1000 block of Hemlock Drive reported a stolen Cub Cadet riding lawn mower.

The mower was last used on Aug. 4. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to contact police.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

An 18-year-old Orefield teen hit a parked car after passing her drivers' exam.

Mahoning Township police said the incident happened at 12:06 p.m. on July 31 at the state driver license center along Blakeslee Blvd.

There were no injuries, but the parked vehicle was damaged.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A Monroe County motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash that was reported at 10:48 a.m. July 3 along Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Frank R. Rodriguez, 44, of Kunkletown, driving a 2004 Suzuki motorcycle northbound when another driver, southbound, attempted to turn left into the parking lot the American Legion.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mahoning Township police were summoned at 6:15 p.m. July 27 to investigate an incident whereby someone deposited an above-ground swimming pool in a dumpster.

Police said a resident of Mall Lane reported the incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police department at 570-386-2241.