Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Police Logs

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Dauphin County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Arturo A. Leon, 39, of Lykens, was driving a 2002 Acura MDX eastbound on SR443 in Wayne Township, about 1:44 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, when it went onto the north berm.

The vehicle then struck a concrete culvert with its front end. After impact the Acura began to rotate counter-clockwise as it continued east on a grass lawn for about 150 feet.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A reported access device fraud and theft incident is being probed by state police at Schuylkill Haven.

Jill Armenise, 38, of 1097 Long Run Rd., Pine Grove, Wayne Township, reported someone got her personal information and opened numerous accounts in California with the information. The unknown criminals then made two purchases at a Victoria Secret site totaling $732.55. The incident occurred on Nov. 6.

Monday, November 19, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 6:42 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, along Dieters Hill Road, in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Vincent C. Borzuku, 47, of Lehighton, was driving a 2000 Mazda 626 northbound and approaching Horseshoe Lane, when he tried to avoid striking a deer that had entered the road. The car crashed into a cable guard rail along the south side of the road.

Borzuku sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene by Lehighton ambulance personnel. The car had to be towed from the scene.

Monday, November 19, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a traffic stop.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Clay Harrison Rinehart III, 23, of Orwigsburg, was stopped about 2:25 a.m. on Nov. 6 along SR61, just south of Liberty St., in West Brunswick Township, for having a headlight out which was caused from striking a deer just prior to the stop.

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

Saturday, November 17, 2012

A Carbon County man is facing identity theft and related counts.

Nesquehoning police said Michael J. Macaluso, 42, of 65 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, has been charged with two counts of the theft count and three of access device fraud.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Public drunkenness

Criminal charges were filed against Ian Brader, 21, of 124 Lehigh Avenue, 2nd floor, Palmerton, for two counts of simple assault, three counts of harassment, criminal mischief, persistent disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. The incident occurred on Nov. 9 at 2:51 a.m. at the above address.

Disorderly conduct

A citation was filed against a 16-year-old Palmerton male for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred between Nov. 5-9 in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Dogs running at large

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Carbon County woman is facing a charge of felony theft following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said on June 21 Rosemay Fauzio, of 504 North St., reported that she discovered two antique rings missing from her home.

She told police she believed that the rings may have been removed from her home by Rachael E. Greenzweig, 22, of 16 Cornell Ave., Palmerton, who was hired to clean the house.

Friday, November 16, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of tools from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 291 Main St., Porter Township.

Craig L. Romberger, 46, of the village of Joliet, reported a tote bag containing over $1,600 in Snap-on and Craftsman tools were removed from the above-stated location.

A suspect reported to be observed on foot leaving the scene about 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 30.

The investigation into the incident is continuing.

Friday, November 16, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on three driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made this week by troopers.

Troopers said Jeremy Tobin, 34, of Lansford, was stopped about 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, along SR209 at Iron St., in Lehighton, for failure to use is turn signal on two separate occasions. He was also driving without a license that was suspended-DUI related.

He was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and taken to the Lehighton hospital for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Friday, November 16, 2012

A Monroe County man is facing a cruelty to animals charge.

State police at Lehighton said Robert S. Benjamin, 35, of Henryville, Pocono Township, was charged following an incident on Sept. 15 about 11:30 p.m.

Benjamin allegedly kicked a five-year-old Beagle mix female causing the dog to suffer injuries that required emergency veterinary care. Benjamin inflicted the injuries as a result of a verbal argument with his spouse, troopers said.