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Police Logs

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A Monroe County man was jailed over the past weekend as the result of a domestic incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 10:20 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, they received a call from the county communications center to make contact with Jean Marie Fitzpatrick-Tanner, of 41 High St., Mount Pocono, in reference to a domestic incident. Mrs. Tanner advised police she had been assaulted at her residence by her husband, Daniel Tanner, 39.

Police noted Mrs. Tanner had several bruises over her arms and a cut on the top of her head with dried blood.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Two area drivers were involved in a rear-end type crash in Lehigh County. Upper Macungie Township police said the accident occurred about 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, on SR100 at the intersection with Tilghman St.

Police said Christian Gruber, of Lehighton, was southbound on 100 and approaching the intersection while Robert Taylor, of New Ringgold, was stopped on 100 at the intersection waiting for the light to turn green.

Gruber failed to stop in time and rear-ended Taylor's vehicle, police said.

No one was injured but both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Carbon County man is facing drug charges.

State police at Lehighton said Jared Aaron Hauser, 24, of Weissport, is facing drug counts after marijuana and drug paraphernalia was found at 336 White St., Weissport, which belonged to him.

The incident occurred about 1:09 p.m. on Feb. 7 during the course of an investigation, troopers said.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Schuylkill County man was cited for harassment following an incident that occurred about 11:25 pm. on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Saint Clair Fish and Game building in East Norwegian Township.

Troopers said Christopher Gardner, 40, of Pottsville, approached Christopher Robison, 49, also of Pottsville, at the above location about a past problem. Gardner allegedly proceeded to strike Robison in the left side of his face.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
This woman is suspected of stealing a cart full of merchandise from the Giant food store in Mahoning Township.

On Feb. 7, Mahoning Township Police received a report of a retail theft at the Giant food store on Blakeslee Blvd. At 6:41p.m., the female exited the store with a cart full of merchandise that she did not purchase. Anyone who is able to identify the female is asked to contact Mahoning Township police at (570) 386-2241, or by email at mahtwppdATptd.net.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Monroe County man, operating a all terrain vehicle (ATV) that crashed early Saturday morning, is facing a driving under the influence (DUI) charge.

State police at Lehighton said Shaun Runyon, 30, of Sciota, was driving a Yamaha ATV southbound on Fiddletown Road, in Eldred Township, about 1:30 a.m. when the vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole. Runyon was injured and taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for treatment.

Troopers said Runyon is suspected of DUI with charges pending.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A teen driver was cited after a one vehicle crash that occurred about 7:53 a.m. on Feb. 5, along Interstate 78 in Salisbury Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Stephanie S. Chalk, 18, of Slatington, was driving a 2002 Mercury Cougar eastbound in the left lane of three lanes when traffic ahead of her stopped. Chalk attempted to change lanes and traveled out of control across the lanes of travel with the front of the Cougar impacting with a concrete wall off the right side of the road.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Lehighton said Davis James Kline, 20, of Walnutport, has been cited for underage drinking.

Troopers said while responding to a call of a suspicious person at White and Forge sts., in Weissport, about 3:15 p.m. on Sunday. Feb. 10, they found Kline, who was intoxicated.

He was issued a non-traffic citation, troopers added.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Frackville had a busy weekend investigating several crashes on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 5:26 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, along Interstate 81 in Delano Township. Troopers said Tuan Minh Huynh, 22, of Lebanon, was driving a 1999 Volkeswagon Jetta southbound in the left lane when he lost control on the snow-covered road. The car traveled onto the east berm and struck the Jersey barrier. The car came to rest on the east berm facing north.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

State police at Lehighton are investigating two theft incidents.

Lawrence Glenmore Getz, of Albrightsville, and Michael Armstrong, of Effort, reported multiple assorted power tools and standard tools, including a Dewalt hammer drill, three Sawsall's, and other assorted tools, were stolen from Getz Personal Came Home, at 1027 Scenic Drive, in Kunkletown, Monroe County.

The theft occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and noon on Thursday, Feb. 7, troopers said.