Thursday, January 19, 2017

Police Logs

Monday, November 19, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a traffic stop.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Clay Harrison Rinehart III, 23, of Orwigsburg, was stopped about 2:25 a.m. on Nov. 6 along SR61, just south of Liberty St., in West Brunswick Township, for having a headlight out which was caused from striking a deer just prior to the stop.

He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest, troopers said.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

A Carbon County man is facing identity theft and related counts.

Nesquehoning police said Michael J. Macaluso, 42, of 65 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, has been charged with two counts of the theft count and three of access device fraud.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Public drunkenness

Criminal charges were filed against Ian Brader, 21, of 124 Lehigh Avenue, 2nd floor, Palmerton, for two counts of simple assault, three counts of harassment, criminal mischief, persistent disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. The incident occurred on Nov. 9 at 2:51 a.m. at the above address.

Disorderly conduct

A citation was filed against a 16-year-old Palmerton male for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred between Nov. 5-9 in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Dogs running at large

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Carbon County woman is facing a charge of felony theft following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said on June 21 Rosemay Fauzio, of 504 North St., reported that she discovered two antique rings missing from her home.

She told police she believed that the rings may have been removed from her home by Rachael E. Greenzweig, 22, of 16 Cornell Ave., Palmerton, who was hired to clean the house.

Friday, November 16, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of tools from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 291 Main St., Porter Township.

Craig L. Romberger, 46, of the village of Joliet, reported a tote bag containing over $1,600 in Snap-on and Craftsman tools were removed from the above-stated location.

A suspect reported to be observed on foot leaving the scene about 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 30.

The investigation into the incident is continuing.

Friday, November 16, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on three driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made this week by troopers.

Troopers said Jeremy Tobin, 34, of Lansford, was stopped about 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, along SR209 at Iron St., in Lehighton, for failure to use is turn signal on two separate occasions. He was also driving without a license that was suspended-DUI related.

He was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and taken to the Lehighton hospital for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Monroe County man is facing a cruelty to animals charge.

State police at Lehighton said Robert S. Benjamin, 35, of Henryville, Pocono Township, was charged following an incident on Sept. 15 about 11:30 p.m.

Benjamin allegedly kicked a five-year-old Beagle mix female causing the dog to suffer injuries that required emergency veterinary care. Benjamin inflicted the injuries as a result of a verbal argument with his spouse, troopers said.

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges after he fled the scene of a one vehicle crash.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Harold R. Dietrich, 57, of Auburn, was driving a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on SR895 in South Manheim Township about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, when his vehicle went onto the shoulder, traveled about 310-feet before it went through a wooded area.

The car came to rest after it hit a tree. Dietrich fled the scene, troopers said. Troopers said he is facing a charge of driving a vehicle at a (un) safe speed.

Friday, November 16, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two crashes on Wednesday, Nov. 14, along Schuylkill County roads.

A two vehicle crash was reported at 1 p.m. at Chestnut and Second streets, in Cressona. Troopers said Joseph Anthony Maiorino, 72, no address given, was driving a 2008 Nissan Altima northbound on Chestnut (SR183), while Donna Sawczak, 64, no address given, was southbound operating a 2006 Chrysler 300.

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Hometown man faces charges following an incident in Tamaqua on Tuesday.

Police were dispatched at 10:35 a.m. to the former Anchor Deep building, in the area of Spruce and South Railroad streets, for a reported assault.

On scene, they spoke with the property manager, David Yanacek of Tamaqua.

Yanacek told Chief Dave Mattson that he had been punched in the face by a tenant who was operating an automotive repair shop.