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Police Logs

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes investigated by troopers on Monroe County roads.

A crash was reported at 7:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, along Kunkletown Road, near Kleintop Road, in Eldred Township. Troopers said Amanda R. Kemmerer, 23, of Kunkletown, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier westbound when she attempted to avoid a deer on the road. The car went onto the berm, traveled up a small embankmetn, before rolling over onto its roof and coming to rest back on the road in the right lane.

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Frackville are seeking the driver of a 2002 Ford Escape, blue in color, that crashed along Interstate 81 in Frailey Township.

Troopers said about 3:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, they were dispatched to a crash at the above location, at mile marker 108.5.

On scene troopers found the Escape with heavy damage along the right shoulder. Upon further investigation troopers determined the Escape was driven southbound and, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the road on the right side, struck a culvert and then an embankment.

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported responding to a youth camp in Carbon County resulting in several arrests.

The incident occurred at Camp Adams Youth Services facility in Penn Forest Township, Jim Thorpe, about 9:21 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30.

During a scuffle between several clients at the camp, James Oliver, 26, no listed address other than Carbon County, was allegedly punched and kicked several times in the head and upper torso area by Michael Joseph Head, 18, of Philadelphia.

Monday, December 3, 2012

A Carbon County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 8:29 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, along Bridge St., near Summit Avenue, in Lehighton.

State police at Lehighton said Ronald Scott Gould, 44, of Lehighton, was stopped operating a 1994 Nissan pickup truck for several traffic violations.

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

Saturday, December 1, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 7:43 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in a parking lot along Pinedale Road, in West Brunswick Township. Troopers said Enrique Garcia, 47, of Vineland, N.J., was operating a 2000 Freightliner tractor in the lot of the Blue Rhino, and attempting to back up in order to attach to a trailer full of empty propane tanks. As Garcia maneuvered the truck closer to the trailer it became tangled in power lines which were hanging from a building.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

A Monroe County teen has been charged in connection with a burglary that occurred in September.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Wednesday, Nov. 28, they arrested a 13-year-old male for burglary and related offenses. The arrest stems from a burglary that occurred at the residence of Lisett Kranert, 35, of 8438 Bear Trail Drive, in Tobyhanna.

Police said the teen entered the home and removed a bicycle.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

A McAdoo man has been charged in connection with a burglary on Nov. 7.

Richard Yanoski, of 104 E. Jackson St., McAdoo, called borough police to report that someone had taken a number of silver dollars from his nightstand. Yanoski said the cash was on the nightstand when he left the house to run several arrands.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Two students of Kutztown University have been cited for retail theft for an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Eliza Baldwin, 18, and Kristin Vogrin, 18, were arrested at the Wal-Mart store in Trexlertown on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The two were stopped by store security after they concealed makeup in their purses and pockets and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

An Allentown man was arraigned Wednesday on charges related to a reported domestic incident in Tamaqua.

Police were dispatched to 91 Patterson St. at 6:42 a.m. for a reported unwanted person. On scene they spoke with Lori Anders, who said she wanted Jay Beil, 38, of Allentown, removed from her home. Beil had allegedly punched their teen age daughter in the face.

The teen's ear was red and she complained of being unable to hear. The mother noted she was going to take the child to a hospital for examination.

Friday, November 30, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing multiple charges following an incident that occurred about 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township.

State police at Frackville said Erica Reilly, 31, of Pine Grove, was driving a 1995 Nissan Altima northbound when it traveled onto the left shoulder. The car impacted with the guard rail, re-entered the road, and came to rest in the northbound lane.

Reilly exited the vehicle and fled on foot into nearby woods, troopers said.