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Police Logs

Friday, May 18, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an access device fraud incident involving a Schuylkill County resident.

Troopers said Maryann Dunn, 23, of 109 Main St., Landingville, reported someone obtained her credit card information and made an online purchase totaling $42.99.

The incident occurred on Monday, May 14, troopers said.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a break-in at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said two storage vans at Foster Materials, located at 97 Commonwealth Road, Foster Township, was entered by force along with a trailer. Several items, not identified by troopers, were taken.

The incident occurred sometime between Saturday, May 12, at 4 p.m. and Monday at 9:30 a.m.

Troopers are also probing a criminal mischief incident.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on a burglary, theft and criminal mischief incidents.

The break-in occurred at the residence of Norwood Eugene George Jr., 53, of 620 Lower Smith Gap Road, Kunkletown, Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said entry was gained by damaging and prying open the front door. However, nothing appears to have been taken from the home. The incident occurred sometime between May 9 and 11.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Public drunkenness

Criminal charges were filed against Walter Hock, 57, of 772 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, for simple assault, persistent disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness. The incident occurred on May 3 at 9:15 p.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Identity theft

Criminal charges were filed against Tanya Mack, 38, of 3926 E Grant Street, Slatedale, for identity theft. The incident occurred between May 2009 and June 2011 in the 800 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Harassment

Thursday, May 17, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Gilbert Road and Treible Drive, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Vincent G. Voulo, 18, of Kunkletown, driving a 2001 Chevrolet Impala, was stopped for a stop sign on Treible Drive and then pulled out in an attempt to turn left onto Gilbert Road. Troopers said he pulled in the path of a 2004 Suzuki Aerio, which was being driven northbound on Gilbert Road by Caleb S. Knudsen, 17, of Saylorsburg.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

One driver was injured in a two vehicle crash that occurred about 1:16 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the intersection of SR61 and N. Greenview Drive, in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said June E. Faber, 77, of Orwigsburg, operating a 1997 Ford Club wagon, stopped for a stop sign on Greenview Drive, then pulled into the intersection without yielding the right-of-way where her vehicle was struck by a 2010 Toyota Venza driven southbound by Chaza Fares Abdul-Al, 40, of Eysburg, Northumberland County.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Both drivers involved in a crash along a Schuylkill County road were injured and taken to a Montour County hospital. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred about 3:45 p.m. on Monday, May 14, along SR4033 (Ringtown Blvd.), a tenth of a mile south of Shenandoah Road, in Union Township.

Troopers said Samantha Foresman, 20, of Ringtown, was operating a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire northbound when, for unknown reasons, she steered into the southbound lane where her vehicle was struck by a 1994 GMC Jimmy driven by William Navitsky, 55, of Shenandoah.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of jewelry from a Schuylkill County home.

Troopers said a resident of a home along Schuylkill Avenue in Shenandoah Heights, West Mahanoy Township, reported a jewelry box was removed from an upstairs bedroom. The theft occurred sometime between 4:55 and 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15.

Troopers indicated there is a suspect but no arrests has been made..

Thursday, May 17, 2012

State police at Frackville investigated a one vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, that occurred about 9:40 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15.

Troopers said Ryszard Rogala, 51, of Garfield, N.J., was operating a 1999 Freightliner tractor with trailer southbound when it struck a bridge abutment. After striking the abutment the rig traveled across the bridge and struck guard rails along the east berm. Troopers said the crash occurred in a construction zone.

Rogala was not injured. He was cited for careless driving.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Two persons are facing drug counts, including a teenager, in separate incidents.

State police at Lehighton said on Tuesday, May 15, about 10:30 p.m. troopers responded to 98 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township, for a medical related incident. Upon arrival troopers said they found Matthew Erich McGrath, 22, of Jim Thorpe, to be in possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Charges will be filed against McGrath, troopers said.