Monday, November 30, 2015

Police Logs

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred on Feb. 26 along SR940 near Harmony Beverage, in Kidder Township, Carbon County.

Township police said they responded to that location and found Theodore Spiryda, 66, of Blakeslee, seated in his vehicle that had crashed. He was found to be under the influence but refused to submit to a blood test, and will lose his license for a year for the refusal. Police said the DUI charge is pending.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on the following driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers over the past weekend.

On Saturday, March 3, about 6:34 p.m. troopers stopped James Gerard Downing, 55, of Palmerton, along Forest Inn Road, at Fireline Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, for several motor vehicle code violations. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI. Charges will be filed.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Terroristic threats

A juvenile referral was filed against an 11-year-old Bowmanstown male for 3 counts of terroristic threats. The incident occurred on Feb. 1 at 1:40 p.m. in the 200 block of Franklin Avenue.

Transient Retail


A citation was filed against Vincent Inigues, 22, of 419 50th Street 3B, West New York, New Jersey, and Kristina Santana, 21, of 531 Liberty Street, Allentown, for transient retail business. The violations occurred on Feb. 29 at 6:42 p.m. in the 300 block of Lehigh Avenue.


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported a counterfeit $10 bill was presented for payment at a restaurant in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the incident occurred at the McDonald's restaurant located at 981 E. Main St., in North Manheim Township. Troopers said Michael Lorman, 58, of Vowinckel, Clarion County, presented the bill for payment and the cashier rejected it after it proved to be phony.

Lorman turned over the bill to troopers and was not charged in the incident.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported three businesses and a private property owner were cited for false alarm to police.

Professional Eye Association, STS Tire & Auto Center, Hilltop Markets, all of Brodheadsville, and Leroy Mais-Romey, of Blakeslee, were cited for permitting four or more false alarm activations during a consecutive 12-month period.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Mahoning Township police have issued a warning to residents in the Beaver Run area of the township.

There has been several residential burglaries and acts of vandalism in that area. Police ask residents to be on alert and if they have any information concerning these incidents to call them at (570) 386-2241. If a resident observes any suspicious activity they should call 9-1-1 immediately.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Berks County man was cited for an incident at a Carbon County ski resort.

Kidder Township police said Joshua Hess, 32, of Boyertown, was cited for public drunkenness at the Jack Frost Ski area on March 2 during the Cardboard Classic event held at the resort.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

State police at Lehighton said troopers will be conducting roving DUI patrols and a sobriety checkpoint this coming weekend.

The checkpoint and roving patrols will be conducted from March 9-11 in Carbon and Monroe counties.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on burglaries, thefts and other incidents probed by troopers.

A break-in occurred at the residence of Penny Kay Zastko, 49, of 236 Franklin St., Weissport. A Dell laptop computer was stolen from the home. The incident was reported at 10 a.m. on Feb. 28.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Carbon County man is facing a charge of simple assault for an incident that was reported on Friday, March 1, about 10:40 p.m.

State police at Lehighton said troopers were called to 16 Cornell Ave., Lower Towamensing Township, for a domestic disturbance.

Troopers allege that Keith Weaver, 52, of Palmerton, punched a 50-year-old female in the mouth during the dispute.

He was charged and arraigned before a district judge. He was released on $5,000 ROR bail.