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Police Logs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A teen driver was cited after a one vehicle crash that occurred about 7:53 a.m. on Feb. 5, along Interstate 78 in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Stephanie S. Chalk, 18, of Slatington, was driving a 2002 Mercury Cougar eastbound in the left lane of three lanes when traffic ahead of her stopped. Chalk attempted to change lanes and traveled out of control across the lanes of travel with the front of the Cougar impacting with a concrete wall off the right side of the road.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Lehighton said Davis James Kline, 20, of Walnutport, has been cited for underage drinking.

Troopers said while responding to a call of a suspicious person at White and Forge sts., in Weissport, about 3:15 p.m. on Sunday. Feb. 10, they found Kline, who was intoxicated.

He was issued a non-traffic citation, troopers added.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Frackville had a busy weekend investigating several crashes on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 5:26 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, along Interstate 81 in Delano Township. Troopers said Tuan Minh Huynh, 22, of Lebanon, was driving a 1999 Volkeswagon Jetta southbound in the left lane when he lost control on the snow-covered road. The car traveled onto the east berm and struck the Jersey barrier. The car came to rest on the east berm facing north.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Lehighton are investigating two theft incidents.

Lawrence Glenmore Getz, of Albrightsville, and Michael Armstrong, of Effort, reported multiple assorted power tools and standard tools, including a Dewalt hammer drill, three Sawsall's, and other assorted tools, were stolen from Getz Personal Came Home, at 1027 Scenic Drive, in Kunkletown, Monroe County.

The theft occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and noon on Thursday, Feb. 7, troopers said.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Carbon County driver was cited after a one-vehicle crash.

State police at Lehighton said Alec W. Zeoli, 18, of Lehighton, was driving a 2003 Dodge Neon along Fireline Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, about 7:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, when he lost control while negotiating a sharp left-hand curve. The car traveled across both lanes and struck a large boulder head-on along the south berm.

Zeoli was not injured. Troopers cited him for driving a vehicle at an (un) safe speed.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 9:12 .a.m. on Feb . 5 along Fireline Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Robert F. Dreste III, 23, of Palmerton, was driving a 2006 Ford Focus eastbound when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of the car. The car traveled off the right side and through the parking area of a ball field and into the yard at 2185 Fireline Road striking a large tree.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Schuylkill Haven are looking for the driver of a vehicle that crashed in Schuylkill County early Sunday morning and who fled the scene.

Troopers said the accident occurred about 2:56 a.m. along Park St., in Landingville. A 2009 Toyota Tacoma truck was driven westbound when the driver lost control and the vehicle slide across the snow-covered road. The truck slid across the eastbound lane and hit a embankment with the driver's side front tire. After hitting the embankment the truck rolled over onto the passenger side where it came to rest.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Two all terrain vehicles (ATVs) were stolen from a Schuylkill County property over the weekend.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the burglary occurred at the property of Russell Zweizig, 45, of 127 Kiehner Road, in Wayne Township. Troopers said entry was made to a barn on the property through an unlocked door.

Once inside the criminals removed three ATVs and pushed them off the west end of the property down a stone driveway. The criminals then pushed the ATVs south on Kiehner Road before fleeing. They abandoned one of the ATVs but managed to take the other two.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Tamaqua Police are investigating a forced entry and possible burglary at 239 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. The incident was discovered on Feb. 5.

Someone smashed a side light at the front door and forced open the door. At first glance, it didn't appear that anything was missing, but the homeowner was going to conduct an inventory.

Anyone with information may contact police at (570) 668-6100.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board cited three Carbon County liquor licensees.

Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club of Mahoning Township Inc., located at 676 Stewart Creek Rd., Lehighton, Mahoning Township, was cited for refilling liquor bottles. The alleged violation occurred on Jan. 4.

Miner's Pub Inc., located at 533 E. Patterson St., Lansford, was cited for permitting a rock group to vocalize and permitted dancing to a disc jockey without an amusement permit. The alleged violations occurred on Oct. 27 and Nov. 21, 2012.