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Police Logs

Friday, October 19, 2012

Three juveniles are facing charges following incidents in Slatington.

Borough police said on Oct. 10 about 5:50 p.m. they responed to the area of 409 W. South St., to a report of a disorderly group threatening to fight another person.

As a result of an investigation two male juveniles were cited for harassment.

On the same day, about 7:40 p.m., when police went to notify the mother of one of the juveniles of his arrest, another juvenile approached the officers and became disorderly and called police names.

Friday, October 19, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to the Aharts Plaza, in Blakeslee, about 4:45 p.m. to a report of an intoxicated female outside the Wine & Spirts store.

Upon arrival officers observed a female attempting to driver away. She was identified as Jeri A. Jumper, 56, of Blakeslee. She was found to be intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests.

Friday, October 19, 2012

A McAdoo man faces charges stemming from multiple reported domestic violence incidents.

Paul Sholtis, 32, of 145 E. Adams St., allegedly repeatedly punched, slapped, choked, struck and threatened his girlfriend from Oct. 4 through 10, when the woman reported the incidents to police.

Charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct, and harassment were filed Oct. 10 by Patrolman Jeffrey Tanner.

Friday, October 19, 2012

A hit-and-run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County. It was one of three crashes investigated by state police at Frackville.

Friday, October 19, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman has been cited for an incident at a county store.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Nina Marie Rizzardi, 23, of Pine Grove, entered Kreiser's Quick Shop, located in Tremont, about 3:55 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, and created a disturbance and refused to leave.

Troopers said she was found to be intoxicated and was cited for public drunkenness.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 11:10 a.m. on Oct. 10 at the intersection of Maury Road and SR903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Thomas Dressler, no address given, operating a 2001 Chevrolet Prism, was attempting to turn around and slowed down and entered the right shoulder.

Clifford Peter Swanson, no address given, driving a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 truck, passed Dressler on the left.

At this time Dressler turned from the right shoulder and a collision occurred.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A McAdoo man has been charged with multiple offenses after allegedly threatening a police officer and causing a disturbance on Oct. 6.

McAdoo Patrolman Steven Homanko was monitoring traffic in the area of a bank parking lot at 3 a.m. when he observed a man and woman walking past. As the couple crossed the street the male began yelling. A few minutes later the male approached the police cruiser, staring at the officer. He then began arguing with Homanko, refusing to believe he wasn't another officer.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Several driving under the influence (DUI) arrests were reported by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said on Oct. 7 about 9:30 p.m. a suspicious vehicle was observed in a driveway at 260 Betty Lane, in Kunkletown, Monroe County. A female was observed asleep in the vehicle with the keys in the ignition. She was identified as Trisha Moore, 36, of Kunkletown.

She was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance, troopers said, and charges were filed.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

The Cover at Beaver Meadows Inc., 4 Broad St., Beaver Meadows, was cited for an incident on Sept. 7 when it is alleged alcohol was sold after the restaurant liquor license had expired on Aug. 31, and had not been renewed and/or validated.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating two burglaries that occurred at the residences in the Schuylkill County borough of Girardville.

Troopers said a residence in the 200 block of W. Main St., owned by Brenda Meehan, of Wilkes-Barre, was entered through a basement door. The incident occurred sometime between 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, and 4:30 a.m. on Sunday.