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Police Logs

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes probed by troopers on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash occurred about 10:47 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, along SR61 in West Brunswick Township. Troopers said Joan R. Flecha, 49, of Port Carbon, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox southbound in the left lane and traveling too fast for slush on the road. She lost control of the vehicle as it traveled across both lanes onto the west berm.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes probed by troopers.

A one vehicle crash was reported about 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, along Meixell Valley Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Amanda J. Goody, 16, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2008 Ford Focus eastbound when she lost control of the car. The car crossed the center line and rotated counter-clockwise. The car then struck an embankment on the north side of the road, continued to rotate, and then struck the embankment a second time.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

An arrest has been made in connection with a burglary at a Schuylkill County club that occurred late last year.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Oliver Schaeffer, of Auburn, was charged for the Dec. 20, 2012, entry to the Auburn VFW Post 3975, located at 240 Pine St., Auburn. Troopers said Schaeffer entered the building between midnight and 2:30 p.m. through a unlocked basement door. He then went to a room containing a safe.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two burglaries.

Troopers said the residence at 3535 Summer Mountain Road, in Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, was entered sometime between Jan. 24-27. Removed was copper piping, a sump pump, a water pump, a kitchen sink fixture, and about 100 gallons of heating oil.

The home is owned by Andrew Joseph Jones, of Virginia Beach, Va.

The second entry occurred at the residence of Felicia Reinhart, 232 Squirrel Wood Court, Effort, Polk Township, Monroe County, sometime between 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 8.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported the arrest of a New Jersey resident of thefts at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said on Jan. 26 Matthew Grant Stavewik, 18, of Pittston, was found in possession of a snowboard that had been stolen from a patron at the ski resort. Resort security called troopers to report the incident.

After a further review and speaking with Stavewik, he identified two others from Frenchtown, N.J., as being involved.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Two Carbon County residents were cited for harassment recently.

State police at Lehighton said Adam Reich, of Lehighton, and Richard Bennick, of Weissport, were cited for an incident at 318 Bridge St., Weissport, that occurred about 3:50 p.m. on Jan. 19.

Troopers said Reich and Bennick were charged for threatening each other during a verbal altercation.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of several persons at a underage drinking party.

Police said about 4 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, they received a call from a parent of a male who came home under the influence of alcohol who said he was at a party at the Quality Inn, in Mount Pocono, with other underage drinkers.

Police responded to the inn and made contact at hotel room containing several underage drinkers. Found in the room was empty bottles of vodka and all individuals under the influence of alcohol. As a result police charged the following.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A Chester County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 9:44 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, along HTY Road, near Polk Township Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Lynne Marie Stewart, 47, of Phoenixville, was stopped operating a 2009 Toyota Highlander for a vehicle code violation. She was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

Charges will be filed, troopers noted.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Cayuga Drive and Echo Lake Road, in Coolbaugh Township.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Aishling Fennessy, 20, of Tobyhanna, was stopped for various motor vehicle code violations.

She was found to be under the influence and placed under arrest.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Road conditions were blamed for three crashes investigated by state police at Frackville on Monday on Schuylkill County roads.