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Police Logs

Monday, October 24, 2011

A Jim Thorpe school student has been cited for bringing weapons to school.

Borough police said on Thursday, Oct. 20, about 2 p.m. they were called to the L.B. Morris Elementary School, at 150 W. 10th St., for a report of a student possessing a weapon on school property.

At the school, police were informed that on Tuesday, Oct. 18, an 11-year-old male had shown several students a fully-loaded semi-automatic handgun.

Monday, October 24, 2011

A Monroe County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 10:58 p.m. on Oct. 13 in Ross Township.

State police at Lehighton said Paul Joseph Palisoc Sr. and Paul Joseph Palisoc Jr., both of the 700 block of Timberline Drive, Lake Harmony, went to the residence of Joseph Paul Randolph, who resides in the 300 block of Vista Circle.

Monday, October 24, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver fell asleep at the wheel of his pickup truck and crashed. The accident occurred about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, along SR901, just east of Woodside Road, in Cass Township.

State police at Frackville said Ross Sterling, 26, of Pottsville, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado westbound when he fell asleep. The truck went onto the left berm of the road and impacted with several trees.

Sterling and his passenger, Amanda Direnzo, 23, of Minersville, were not injured, however, the truck sustained heavy damages, troopers said.

Monday, October 24, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on three driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers over the past weekend, all in Carbon County.

On Friday, Oct. 21, about 8:44 a.m. troopers stopped a vehicle along SR209 at Homestead Lane, in Towamensing Township, for several motor vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Nancy Hides, 45, of Bensalem, Bucks County.

She was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and was placed under arrest. The DUI charge is pending blood test results, troopers said.

Monday, October 24, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in Carbon County.

Troopers said a vehicle was driven westbound on Little Gap Road in Towamensing Township, about 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 when, for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and went off the road striking a mailbox and small boulder.

After impact the driver fled the scene.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Various bottles of liquor were reported taken in a Schuylkill County burglary.

The break-in occurred at 350 Roosevelt Drive, New Boston, Mahanoy Township, sometime overnight of Oct. 13-14. Troopers, who did not release the name of the victim, asked anyone with information concerning this incident to call them at (570) 874-5300.

Monday, October 24, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported on three crashes probed by troopers on Monroe County roadways.

A crash occurred about 1 p.m. on Oct. 19 along Effort Neola Road in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers said Mark C. Gurry, 48, of Kunkletown, was driving a 2002 Ford Taurus eastbound when the vehicle left the roadway on the right side and struck a ditch with the undercarriage, then a group of trees with the front end before coming to rest.

Gurry sustained a minor injury in the crash but did not require immediate medical attention. Damages were disabling to the vehicle.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from vehicle incident at a Schuylkill County mall.

Troopers said the 1991 Ford Ranger of John Stephens III, 54, of Bernville, Berks County, was entered while parked in a lot near Boscov's Department Store in the Fairlane Village Mall in Norwegian Township. Taken from the vehicle was four packages, a key chain and a lunch bag from the front passenger side.

The incident occurred sometime between noon and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

A Tamaqua man pushed his luck Friday morning, ending up lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after failing to listen to the advice of police.

Kerry Scott Fulmer, 40, of 513 Lombard St., Tamaqua, went to the home of Monique Nunemacher, 242 Columbia St., Tamaqua, in the early morning hours. At 12:40 a.m., Nunemacher called the Schuylkill County Communications Center to ask for police to come and remove Fulmer from her home.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on two persons arrested for retail theft over the past weekend.

On Sunday, Oct. 16, about 8:50 p.m. officers were called to the Wal-Mart store in Mt. Pocono for two persons in custody of store security for theft.

Police allege that Neseree Fata, 19, of Tobyhanna, and a 13-year-old juvenile concealed merchandise on their person and attempted to leave the store without paying for it.

The two were issued citations and released.