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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Carbon County driver was cited after being involved in a rear-end type crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the crash occurred about 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, along Chestnut St., near Batman Road, in Upper Milford Township.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, along Blue Ridge Road, in the area of Shady Oaks Road, in Ross Township.

State police at Lehighton said Arthur N. Rampaul, 43, of Kunkletown, was stopped for a vehicle code violation. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 12:34 a.m. on Aug. 5.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on that date they were conducting a roving DUI patrol when they observed a Chevrolet Blazer commit a turning violation at the intersection of SR115 and Long Pond Road. Police made a traffic stop and identified the driver as Victor Rosado, 39, of Long Pond.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A Monroe County man has been charged as the result of a domestic incident.

State police at Lehighton said Paul Loranc, 49, and Jolanta Loranc, 41, of 220 Shady Oaks Drive East, in Saylorsburg, got into a verbal argument about 10:15 p.m. on Aug. 15. Troopers said the incident turned physical. As a result the husband was charged with harassment, troopers said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

A theft and acts of criminal mischief are being probed by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said a 43-year-old male from Serfass Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, reported a package containing bike parts were stolen from the front porch of his residence sometime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 9.

Troopers said Neal Bollinger Murphy, 75, of Gernerd Rd., in Polk Township, reported someone vandalized his crops by driving through a field on his property. The incident occurred sometime between 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 9 a.m. on Aug. 8.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Speeding

Michael Brunell, 32, of 265 Mill Road, Lehighton, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on Aug. 17 at 6:25 a.m. on SR248 east.

Disorderly conduct

Citations were filed against Hailie McGowan, 18, of 754 Edgemont Ave, Palmerton, and Katie McGowan, 19, of 463 Pine Hollow Drive, Lehighton, for disorderly conduct. The violations occurred on Aug. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at Third Street and Franklin Avenue.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

The North Central Pa. Regional DUI Enforcement Program has released the following statistics from recent Roving DUI Patrols held in Schuylkill County.

On Aug. 17, a Roving DUI Patrol contacted and detained a total of 26 vehicles. None of the motorists were tested for driving under the influence. Officers issued 10 traffic citations and three warnings. The patrol was conducted by three law enforcement officers from three local departments.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

A Carbon County driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Lehigh County in which he was cited.

State police at Fogelsville said Anthony V. Barbaro, 23, of Summit Hill, was driving a 2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor northbound on Rhoads Road, in Weisenberg Township, about 12:48 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Troopers said Barbaro was traveling too fast for conditions and was unable to bring his vehicle to a stop to avoid a tree branch that had fallen onto the road.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Mahoning Township police reported on two arrests.

On August 16, Lorene Rice, of Palmerton, was arraigned on an outstanding arrest warrant before District Judge Edward Lewis, of Jim Thorpe, on charges of retail theft, false identification to law enforcement, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges stem from a theft that occurred in 2010 at the Walmart store in Mahoning Township.

On August 17, Trevor Wentz, of 76 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton, was arraigned by District Judge Joseph Homanko, of Weatherly, on charges of simple assault and harassment.

Monday, August 20, 2012

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash about 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, along Beaurys Road, in Foster Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Brett Russel, 50, of Sunbury, Northumberland County, was operating a 2003 Honda southbound when the bike struck a pot hole while rounding a left-hand curve. This caused Russel to lose control of the bike. The bike skidded about 20 feet before Russel laid it on its side and skidded another 60 feet.