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Police Logs

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two driving under the influence (DUI) related crashes early Sunday morning, Sept. 11.

Troopers said about 1:25 a.m. Michael Scott Zelinsky, 21, of Pottsville, was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL eastbound on Second Mountain Road in North Manheim Township, when he lost control as he approached Manheim Road. The car crossed the center line and went onto the north berm where Zelinsky oversteered in an attempt to regain control.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a rear-end collision that occurred about 4:07 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, along SR209 in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said a 2008 Kia Spectra operated by Amanda S. Green, 24, of Kunkletown, ran into the rear of a 2011 Toyota Prius driven by Patricia Batzel, 63, of Clifton Township, Lackawanna County.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries and were taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, by West End ambulance.

Troopers cited Green for following too closely.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a harassment incident.

Troopers said on Sept. 7 about 8:39 p.m. at 707 Creek Drive in Polk Township, Monroe County, Adrienne Tipka Drisloll, of Kunkletown, and Michael Benedict Boyd, of Effort, got into a verbal and physical altercation. Boyd allegedly grabbed Drisloll by the wrist in a violent manner, causing redness and pain to the victim.

He was cited for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, September 12, 2011

The theft of an all terrain vehicle (ATV) is being probed in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jeff Hoy, 30, of 6 Geary Wolfe Rd., Pine Grove Township, reported his 2010 Yamaha Grizzly ATV, camouflage in color, was stolen from the front lawn of his home.

The theft occurred sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 and 11 a.m. on Sept. 8. The ATV is valued at $8,500.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Acts of vandalism are being investigated at a park in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the vandalism occurred at Sweet Arrow Lake Park, located at 108 Clubhouse Road, in Pine Grove Township. The park is owned by the county and operated by the Schuylkill County Park and Recreation Commission.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two incidents in which citations were issued for harassment.

The first incident occurred about 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10, in the parking lot of the Pottsville Pizzeria in Mount Carbon. Troopers allege that Scott Weber struck Tyler Porter, both of Pottsville, in the face during a verbal altercation. Weber had left the scene prior to the arrival of troopers. Charges are pending against Weber.

Monday, September 12, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges.

State police at Frackville said Neil Denchy, 40, of Mahanoy City, is facing several traffic citations as the result of an accident that occurred on Sept. 4 along Trenton Road, near SR1012, in Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said a 2002 Jeep crashed into a wooden rail post between 8-8:30 p.m. The driver fled the scene. The Jeep was registered to Kimberly Denchy, of Mahanoy City.

Friday, September 9, 2011

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of simple assault following an incident that occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 7, about 4:29 p.m.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Matthew Robert Seitz, 24, of 333 Mahantongo St., Tremont, got into a physical altercation with Simone Rose Smith, 21, also of that address.

During the course of the altercation Seitz allegedly grabbed Smith by her hair, banged her head on the wooden baseboard surrounding the bedroom. He then put his arm around her throat until she dropped down/went limp, then began to bang her head on the floor.

Friday, September 9, 2011

A Monroe County teen has been charged with assaulting his father.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, they were called to the home of Alexander Forbes, 62, of 145 Chestnut Lane, Albrightsville, Tunkhannock Township, for a report of a fight between father and son. On scene the father said his son, Alexander Charles Forbes, 18, had assaulted him.

Friday, September 9, 2011

A Monroe County driver was charged following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 11:50 p.m. on Aug. 25 along Bunny Lane, near Effort Neola Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Suzanne M. Bowman, 34, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 1999 Ford F150 pickup truck southbound when the vehicle left the road and traveled into the yard on the property of Kevin Aprill, HC2 Box 138F, Brodheadsville, and struck a mailbox. She then fled the scene, troopers said.