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Police Logs

Friday, February 11, 2011

A two vehicle crash in Schuylkill County that occurred about 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, has led to a driving under the influence (DUI) charge pending against one of the drivers. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred along SR61, at Briar Road, in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said John Morrison, 58, of Orwigsburg, was driving a 2006 Cyrysler Sebring southbound in the right lane behind a 2006 Ford F250 truck operated by Michael Sweigert, 39, of Llewellyn.

Friday, February 11, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said Rodney Blankenhorn, of 2039 Long Run Rd., Schuylkill Haven, reported someone pushed open the entry door leading to the garage of his business, Smoke's Auto Sales, SR443, and removed a Stihl chain saw, Stihl weed trimmer, a pressure washer and a printer/copier.

The entry occurred sometime between Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 4:50 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Thursday.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Lansford police have been busy dealing with a number of alleged scofflaws.

Traffic citations have been issued to the following people:

Friday, February 11, 2011

A Carbon County man was jailed on a charge of terroristic threats following an incident in Lehigh County.

Slatington police said Andrew Kressler, 62, of 2367 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton, was charged for allegedly placing a telephone call to the grandmother of his girlfriend and making threats to shoot the grandmother's son-in-law.

Kressler was arraigned on the charge and committed to the county prison in lieu of $10,000 straight cash bail, police said.

Friday, February 11, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said the incident occurred at the Getty Gas Station, located along the Pottsville/Saint Clair Highway, in Norwegian Township.

Friday, February 11, 2011

Lansford police have issued a felony arrest warrant for Kevin John Faenza, 43, of 251 W. Earley Ave., Coaldale, as a result of an incident which took place on Dec. 19, 2010, at Boyer's Market. Charges of retail theft and receiving stolen property were filed by Officer Joshua Tom. Here's what happened, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed with District Judge Casimir Kosciolek:

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mahoning Township police charged a Jim Thorpe man with drug law violations after a Feb. 3 traffic stop along SR209.

According to a report released by Police Chief Kenneth Barnes, officers stopped the vehicle at 11:51 p.m. at Packerton Dam Drive for an equipment violation. When the officer approached the driver of the vehicle he could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. The officer then observed in plain view drug paraphernalia that is commonly used for using marijuana.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

A Tamaqua man has been cited after a dispute with his neighbor on Jan. 29.

Officers were dispatched to 212 1/2 Orwigsburg St. at 5:47 p.m. and were met by Raymond Reinert, who stated he had been involved in a dispute with his neighbor, Brent Kunkel, 29, of 212 Orwigsburg St. Reinert said he had complained to Kunkel about an excessive noise situation.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Tamaqua police have cited Jeremy F. Lockwitch, 22, of 124 Penn St., Tamaqua, following a Jan. 31 incident on Hunter Street.

Officers were dispatched to 201 Hunter St. at 6:43 p.m. for a reported disturbance. At the scene they found Lockwitch, who refused to leave the premises despite repeated warnings. Lockwitch started to follow the officer's orders to leave then decided to retrace his steps and begin an argument with the officer.

He was taken into custody and issued a citation for simple trespass.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

A driver was cited after she was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 8:14 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, along the Burma Road, in the area of the Mountain Valley Golf Course in Ryan Township.

Troopers said Lissette Fernandez, 19, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet southbound when he lost control after passing another vehicle. Her car went onto the west berm and struck a tree, where it came to rest.