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Police Logs

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.

Friday, October 21, 2011

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board for violating the state liquor code.

Pizza Como USA Uno, Inc., trading as Pizza Coma USA, Carbon Plaza Mall, 1241 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive East, Mahoning Township, was cited for selling alcoholic beverages after their eating place malt beverage license expired on Aug. 31, and had not been renewed and/or validated.

The alleged offense occurred on Sept. 1.

Friday, October 21, 2011

The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking next of kin for Carole Weber, 74, of 1616 Liberty St., Allentown.

Mrs. Weber died on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Anyone with information regarding family or relatives is requested to contact the office at 610-782-3426.

Friday, October 21, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Thursday, Oct. 20, for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order.

State police at Frackville said Ronald Bulcavage, 61, of Mahanoy City, was arrested about 2 p.m. along Line Street, in West Mahanoy Township. Troopers said Bulcavage made contact with Roxanne Honer, 42, of Pottsville, at the above location which was in violation of the PFA order she had against him.

Bulcavage was arraigned before on-call District Judge Stephen Bayer, of Tamaqua, and committed to the county prison in Pottsville after failing to post $1,500 cash bail.

Friday, October 21, 2011

The Allentown Enforcement Office of the state liquor control board has cited three Schuylkill County businesses for violations of the state liquor code.

The three cited were:

Mugshots, 3 N. Kennedy Drive, McAdoo, for allowing employees to consume alcohol while tending bar. The violations occurred on March 21 and April 28.

Hambone's, 102-104 S. Second St., Saint Clair, for having gambling devices or paraphernalia or allowing gambling, lotteries, pool selling or bookmaking on the premises. The violations occurred on Dec. 29, 2010, and March 25.

Friday, October 21, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 2:43 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, along SR248 at Union Hill Road in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Derek Fairchild, 20, of Nesquehoning, was driving a 2001 Ford Mustang eastbound while Donna Hansen, 46, of Lehighton, was westbound driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger. Troopers said Fairchild turned left in front of Hansen and the vehicles collided.

Fairchild sustained minor injuries and Hansen was not injured. Damages were termed major to the Dodge and minor to the Mustang.