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Police Logs

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported that Bowmanstown Borough lost a registration plate for one of its vehicles somewhere in the borough.

The plate is 97706MG. If found borough officials should be contacted at (610) 825-2455, or state police at (610) 377-4270.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A Lehigh County woman was cited following an incident in Slatington.

Borough police said about 4:50 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, they responded to the 500 block of Main St. for a disturbance.

As a result police said Marsha Frantz, 40, of 2405 Old Post Rd., Coplay, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Lansford police took two wanted persons into custody as a result of an incident which began in Coaldale on April 26 at 5:37 p.m.

Police located a vehicle that had been involved in a gas drive off that was initially reported to Coaldale police. The vehicle was stopped at Patterson and Springgarden streets. Upon speaking with all individuals in the vehicle, it was learned that a passenger, Michael Vereen, 31, of Gilbert, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on drug charges issued from Carbon County.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A New Tripoli man was charged by Tamaqua police following an incident on Sunday night.

Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Brown and Nescopec streets at 9:11 p.m. for a reported assault.

On scene they arrested Douglas Moyer, 52, for allegedly assaulting Jonathan Stefanik, 27, with a broom stick.

Moyer was charged with aggravated and simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A Lansford man is facing charges following an incident in Nesquehoning.

Scott D. Bosworth, 45, of 130 W. Bertsch St., has been charged with criminal trespass, a felony two, two counts of criminal mischief-tampering with property, misdemeanor two, and institutional vandalism, misdemeanor two.

According to borough police on Tuesday, April 24, about 7:56 p.m. Officer Carl Breiner was dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious male attempting to break into a motor home at Available Storage Center, located at 701 Industrial Road.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A 17-year-old Tamaqua female was cited on Saturday after an incident at the North and Middle Ward Playground on Washington Street.

Officers were dispatched to the playground at 7:25 p.m. where they found the teen to be in a visibly intoxicated condition.

She was cited for underage drinking and released to the custody of her parents.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Lansford police are investigating numerous acts of criminal mischief which occurred at the mid-rise building at 430 E. Bertsch St. Within the past week, two vehicles and the mid-rise building had windows shattered by what appeared to be a BB gun.

The first incident was reported on April 21 at 2:05 p.m. The victim reported her driver-side rear window was shattered. On April 23 at 6:58 a.m., another victim reported her driver-side window was shattered. On April 25 at 1:30 p.m., a report was made that two windows were damaged on the mid-rise building.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Rush Township police have identified the suspects in two recent retail thefts in the township.

A 17-year-old female from Jim Thorpe will be charged with retail theft after she allegedly removed merchandise valued at $24.99 from the store, located in the Hometown Commons Mall. The incident took place on April 17.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Nesquehoning police reported investigating a one-vehicle crash on Saturday, April 28, about 11:45 a.m.

Officer Dane O'Brien was dispatched to the area of radio station WLSH along SR209 for a crash. On scene O'Brien found a vehicle had left the road and struck a tree.

The driver was identified as Lisa M. Neal, of 321 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning. She told the officer she was southbound and veered off the road into an embankment.

No injuries were reported but damages to the vehicle were termed severe.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Tamaqua man was cited twice in the past week.

Kerry Fulmer, 41, of 402 Pine St., reportedly struck Sally Hartung in the head, then fled the scene. The incident occurred at his apartment building on April 25 following a verbal altercation.

He was cited for harassment.

On Saturday Fulmer was at the Turkey Hill Minute Mart at 9:30 p.m. when he called police to report being assaulted. When officers arrived they found Fulmer in a highly intoxicated condition with no signs of an assault or assaulter. He became uncooperative with Patrolman Matt Houser.