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Police Logs

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a four vehicle crash about 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the intersection of state routes 901 and 209 in Branch Township, Schuylkill County, the Pottsville-Minersville road.

Troopers said Vincent A. Gargano, 75, of Saint Clair, was driving a 2011 Ford Ranger westbound on 901 and attempted to make a left turn onto 209 when he pulled into the path of a 1998 Buick Regal driven by Matthew E. Meyers, 25, of Pottsville, who was eastbound.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Pennsylvania state police is looking for information on an unsolved case, which involved the murder of U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Robert Daniel Corriveau. He was discovered deceased along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Carbon County woman was jailed on Friday after a stabbing incident, which was the result of a domestic dispute.

State police at Lehighton said about 10:24 p.m. troopers were called to 1361 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, in East Penn Township, for a domestic dispute. After further investigation troopers said Kristy Ann Jones, 23, was taken into custody for stabbing Michael Paul Wallace, 29, in the face during a dispute. Both Jones and Wallace were transported to the Palmerton hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the incident.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Bucks County motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 5:19 p.m. along Indian Creek Road, in Lower Macungie Township.

Troopers said Kevin P. O'Donnell, 21, of Quakertown, was operating a 1994 Harley-Davidson bike westbound when he lost control while negotiating a right curve. The bike slid onto its side and traveled into the eastbound lane where both the bike and O'Donnell were struck by a 2006 Ford Explorer driven by John O. Stover Jr., 60, of Emmaus.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Lehighton announced that troopers will be conducting roving DUI patrols over the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

The patrols will be conducted during the period of Nov. 22-25 in Carbon and Monroe counties, on various roadways.

The patrols are part of a statewide effort to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries.

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.