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Police Logs

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Bobbi Jean Wright of Pine Grove was committed to the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, on charges relating to the theft of a car on Dec. 15 in Pine Grove Township.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said the woman was arraigned on charges of theft of a motor vehicle, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving under the influence.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Two vehicles were damaged and one person sustained a minor injury in a crash at 6:06 p.m. Dec. 18, at the intersection of Route 534 and Dotter's Corner in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Police said the accident happened when a vehicle driven by Ryan M. Farry, 23, of 7 Dairy Lane, Brodheadsville, struck the front of a vehicle operated by Richton E. Penn, 28, of 62 Mountain Road, Albrightsville while turning onto Route 534. Police said the crash was headon.

Both vehicles were required to be towed from the scene.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Felipe Figueiredo, 20, of Northampton, is facing a charge of driving under the influence after a traffic stop made by state police at the Fogelsville barracks at 9:44 p.m. Dec. 14 along Interstate 78 westbound in Weisenberg Township.

Police said he was stopped for a traffic violation after which time police learned he was under the influence. He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center for a blood test.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

A burglary that happened on Dec. 18 an at unknown time in Ross Township, Monroe County, is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The victim is Edward Tukeva, 58, of Bath.

Police said someone damaged a basement door to gain entry to his residence at 381 Turkey Hill Road in the township and proceeded to attempt to remove copper piping from the basement. Police said the actor(s) fled in an unknown direction.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Bonnie Lou Hahn, 54, of 128 W. Hazard St., Apt. 107, Summit Hill, was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 10:10 p.m. Dec. 18 on the Maury Road in Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said she was transported via helicopter to the St. Luke Hospital, Fountain Hill.

Police said she was driving a 1989 Ford pickup truck that crashed in the area south of the entrance to Penn's Peak.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Robert Seigel, 48, of Shenandoah, has been arrested by state police at the Frackville barracks for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said he was stopped at 6:47 p.m. Dec. 19 at the intersection of Route 924 and Cherry Street in Shenandoah for a traffic violation, after which time police determined he was under the influence.

The man submitted to a breath test at the state police barracks, the result which showed his BAC was over the legal limit.

Friday, December 21, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of oil that was siphoned from an outside oil tank at a Monroe County business.

The victim is the Kresgeville Deli, Polk Township.

Police said it was discovered at midnight Dec. 10 that someone siphoned the oil and fled the scene undetected.

Friday, December 21, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident whereby someone smashed the rear window of a parked pickup truck in Tremont.

The victim is Bernard Stine, 81, of Tremont.

The incident happened between 11 p.m. Dec. 16 and 1 p.m. Dec. 17 in the area behind 103 W. Main St. when someone used a blunt object to smash the window on Stine's 2003 GMC Sonoma. As a result of the glass shattering, the Access Lorado tonneau cover on the vehicle was torn.

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has cited the Lansford AMVETS Home Association, 201-203 W. Ridge St., for violating state liquor laws.

Police said the violation happened on Aug. 31 when Section 493(26) of the Pa. Liquor Code was violated. The complaint alleges the association issued checks or drafts in payment for purchases of malt or brewed beverages when it had insufficient funds in, or credit with, the institution upon which the check was drawn for the payment.

Friday, December 21, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating an identity theft case in Lower Macungie Township.

The victim is a 52-year-old male from the township.

Police said the incident was reported at 1 p.m. Nov. 25. The victim told police an unknown actor opened a credit card in his name and attempted to use the card to make a purchase online.