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Police Logs

Friday, February 1, 2013

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one-vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, about 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Troopers said Kristen B. Kloster, 24, of Honesdale, Wayne County, was driving a 2005 Mercury Sable northbound in the right lane and attempting to change to the left lane when she lost control on the icy roadway.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A deer entering a road in front of a vehicle was blamed for a crash that occurred about 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Lisa Fernandez-Espinosa, 21, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am southbound on the Burma Road in Blythe Township, and negotiating a curve when a deer entered the road. She applied her brakes and swerved to the right to avoid the animal. She then over-corrected, troopers said, and traveled back across both lanes. The car then went onto the berm and struck a tree.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A Schuylkill County man has been charged with criminal mischief following an incident that occurred about 2:26 a.m. on Thursday, Jan.31, in the area of 414 Oak St., in West Mahanoy Township.

State police at Frackville said John F. Yagielniskie, 28, of Girardville, was observed damaging the left front tire on a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, owned by Dana Marie Lally, 33, of Girardville, while parked at the above-stated location.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred at a Schuylkill County site.

Corinne M. Wensel, 25, of 513 Market St., Auburn, reported someone broke the rear window on her 2010 Ford Escape while parked at her residence. The incident occurred sometime between noon on Tuesday, Jan. 29, and 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Damages were estimated at $386.95.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A Schuylkill County driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash Monday on a snow and ice-covered county road.

State police at Frackville said Nathan K. Fisher, 25, of New Ringgold, was driving a 2008 Ford Escape along SR443 in East Brunswick Township, about 4:15 p.m. when he lost control while attempting to negotiate a left curve. The Ford slid off the road and collided with several large boulders in a ditch.

The vehicle then careened back across both lanes of travel and went onto the berm on the south side and collided into a tree where it came to rest.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes probed by troopers on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash occurred about 10:47 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, along SR61 in West Brunswick Township. Troopers said Joan R. Flecha, 49, of Port Carbon, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox southbound in the left lane and traveling too fast for slush on the road. She lost control of the vehicle as it traveled across both lanes onto the west berm.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes probed by troopers.

A one vehicle crash was reported about 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, along Meixell Valley Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Amanda J. Goody, 16, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2008 Ford Focus eastbound when she lost control of the car. The car crossed the center line and rotated counter-clockwise. The car then struck an embankment on the north side of the road, continued to rotate, and then struck the embankment a second time.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

An arrest has been made in connection with a burglary at a Schuylkill County club that occurred late last year.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Oliver Schaeffer, of Auburn, was charged for the Dec. 20, 2012, entry to the Auburn VFW Post 3975, located at 240 Pine St., Auburn. Troopers said Schaeffer entered the building between midnight and 2:30 p.m. through a unlocked basement door. He then went to a room containing a safe.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two burglaries.

Troopers said the residence at 3535 Summer Mountain Road, in Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, was entered sometime between Jan. 24-27. Removed was copper piping, a sump pump, a water pump, a kitchen sink fixture, and about 100 gallons of heating oil.

The home is owned by Andrew Joseph Jones, of Virginia Beach, Va.

The second entry occurred at the residence of Felicia Reinhart, 232 Squirrel Wood Court, Effort, Polk Township, Monroe County, sometime between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported the arrest of a New Jersey resident of thefts at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said on Jan. 26 Matthew Grant Stavewik, 18, of Pittston, was found in possession of a snowboard that had been stolen from a patron at the ski resort. Resort security called troopers to report the incident.

After a further review and speaking with Stavewik, he identified two others from Frenchtown, N.J., as being involved.