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Police Logs

Monday, March 11, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests.

On March 7 about 8:23 p.m. troopers stopped Leo Thomas Fochtman, 24, of Lehighton, along Delaware Avenue in Palmerton for vehicle code violation.

A further investigation determined that Fochtman was allegedly operating his vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance. He was also found to have in his possession suspected marijuana and related drug paraphernalia.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

A traffic stop in McAdoo on Dec. 29, 2012, has resulted in DUI charges being prepared against a Treskow man.

Michael Tracy, 26, of 18 E. Market St. was operating a black Ford Explorer southbound on Hancock Street at 1:30 a.m. when he failed to use a turn signal when making two turns. His actions were observed by an officer on patrol, who initiated a traffic stop on Kennedy Drive.

The officer noted a strong odor of alcohol on Tracy, who was then given, and failed, three field sobriety tests. He was then transported to Schuylkill Medical Center-South for blood tests.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Nothing was taken in a Carbon County burglary.

State police at Fern Ridge said the home of Charisse A. Williams, 55, of 573 Patten Circle, Valley View Estates, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township, was entered sometime between Feb. 26-27. Entry was gained through an unlocked front door.

The victim's two pit bull dogs ran away but were later located by the owner.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

McAdoo Police have cited a Weatherly woman for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Officers were on patrol on Feb. 2, at 2:12 a.m., when they observed a red Buick Rendezvous on South Kennedy Drive, stopped at the intersection with Blaine Street. The Buick was stopped well past the "stop here on red" line. Officers also noted an expired inspection sticker when they initiated a traffic stop.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

A Mahanoy City woman has been cited by McAdoo Police following a traffic stop on Feb. 1.

Officers were on routine patrol at 10:01 p.m. when they observed a red 2004 Subaru Outback traveling in front of the patrol car on South Kennedy Drive. The Subaru's license plate lights were not operating so the officers initiated a traffic stop.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

A Hazleton man was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol by McAdoo Police.

Friday, March 8, 2013

A Monroe County juvenile was involved in a one vehicle crash about 7:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 7, along North Road, in Jackson Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said a 17-year-old female from Pocono Summit was driving a 2004 Subaru Impreza southbound and failed to negotiate a left curve. The vehicle traveled off the right side and struck a tree. She sustained a minor injury and was treated at the scene.

The vehicle had to be towed due to damages, troopers said. The teen was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Heather Fenstermacher, 25, of Tamaqua, has been cited for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and other charges following a Feb. 27 incident in Rush Township.

The incident reportedly took place at 3:09 a.m.

Friday, March 8, 2013

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two arrests for harassment, both occurring on Wednesday, March 6.

About 7:10 p.m. troopers responded to 183 Parker Trail, Albrightsville, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, for an incident. Troopers allege that Linda C. Charlton, 53, of that address struck a 56-year-old male in the face then went outside and began to yell obsentities at him. The victim was not identified by troopers.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Rush Township police have cited four teens for underage drinking following an incident on March 3.

The quartet was picked up at 3 a.m. on Claremont Avenue and included Nicholas Toth, 18, of New Ringgold, Kyle Rabenold, 18, of Quakake, and 16 and 17 year old females from Tamaqua.