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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 7:04 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, at the intersection of Main Road and Wagner St., in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Samantha D. Drum, 36, of Lehighton, was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer when she failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection. She entered the intersection and her vehicle was struck by a 2002 Chevrolet Impala driven by William J. Hill, 29, of Lehighton.

Hill was injured and transported to the Lehighton hospital by Lehighton ambulance. Drum was not injured.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on a burglary and several theft incidents probed by troopers.

The break-in occurred at the trailer home of Wilbert Oscar Springer, 77, of 2305 Deer Lane, Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Entry was made through the front door. Once inside the criminals went through the entire trailer. The only thing reported removed was a 30-year-old chain saw located in the master bedroom. The incident occurred sometime between Jan. 12 and May 25, troopers said.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

A Tamaqua man was cited for multiple violations after police observed him operating a dirt bike on borough streets on May 21.

An officer was on patrol in the East End section and observed the dirt bike turning left on to Patterson Street, then turn on Arlington, going the wrong way. The operator was stopped and identified as Kerry Scott Fulmer, 40, of 513 Lombard St. Fulmer was cited for operating a dirt bike on a borough street, driving while under suspension and driving without insurance.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Two individuals cited by Lehighton borough police officers.

Ralph Fisher, 54, of South Ninth Street, Lehighton, was cited for public drunkeness after an incident which occurred on Friday, June 3, at 1:38 a.m. in the vicinity of the 300 block of North East Alley.

Christy Ruch, 36, of 306 N. Second St., Lehighton, was cited for a violation of a borough ordinance regarding dogs running at large. This violation occurred at 11:05 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, in the vicinity of 304 N. Second St.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

A Lackawanna County man was arrested this week for violating the conditions of Megan's Law.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they were contacted by state police that Henry John Waldron, 28, of Thornhurst, was employed at a business in Coolbaugh Township and needed that verified. Officers went to the business and spoke with the owner who said Waldron was employed there but his employment was terminated.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Tamaqua police cited two people May 27 after an altercation at 212 1/2 Orwigsburg St.

Officers were dispatched to the home at 6:43 p.m. and spoke with Raymond Reinert, 51. Reinert told officers he had been attacked by Michelle Valentine Rex, 36, of 220 1/5 Penn St., Tamaqua. Officers then contacted Rex at her home who said Reinert pushed her first.

Both were cited for disorderly conduct and Schuylkill County Children and Youth were notified due to conditions found at the Rex home.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County business.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a theft from vehicle and a criminal mischief incidents.

The theft incident occurred along Kunkletown Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County. Jennifer C. Josack, 31, of Saylorsburg, reported someone entered her unlocked vehicle and removed a medical supply bag, medical carrying bag containing medical equipment, and a Garmin GPS unit. The incident occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m. on June 1 and 7:45 a.m. on June 2.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Both drivers involved in a crash that occurred about 7:45 p.m. on Friday, June 3, were cited. State police at Lehighton said the crash occurred along SR209 (Interchange Road), in Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The theft of two hanging flower baskets from a Schuylkill County site is being investigated.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the theft occurred at a flower tent located along SR61, next to the Manheim Diner, in North Manheim Township.

Sometime between 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 15, the baskets, which were hanging outside the tent, were stolen. The value of the two baskets was set at $59.98.

The tent is owned by Flower Tent USA, Wyoming, Luzerne County.