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Police Logs

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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

Troopers said about 10:26 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, officers stopped a vehicle along SR443 at Mall St., in Mahoning Township, Carbon County, for driving at an unsafe speed and following another vehicle too closely. The driver was identified as Timothy Michael Ahner, Sharpe St., Lansford.

He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. In addition to the DUI charge Ahner will also be charged with driving at an unsafe speed and following too closely, troopers said.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the dumping of trash in a Schuylkill County cemetery.

Troopers said unknown persons dumped seven large bags of trash in the Holy Emmanuel Cemetery, located in Mahanoy Township. The incident was reported at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13.

Troopers said suspects are known and an arrest is pending.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A Monroe County man is facing several charges stemming from a shooting and assault incident. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred about 2:59 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, in front of 2441 Grey Birch Lane, Long Pond.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A Monroe County man was jailed over the weekend following a threats incident involving a gun.

State police at Lehighton identified the suspect as John Paul Klingel, 58, of Saylorsburg, Ross Township.

Troopers allege that Klingel pointed a gun at a neighbor as he was driving by his home at 343 Rossmor Drive, about 12:25 p.m. on Sunday. Troopers said Klingel and the neighbor have been involved in a property line dispute spanning several years.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

State police at Lehighton, acting on a tip, found a marijuana plant growing in a yellow glass pot in a wooded area behind the 300 block of Court Street, rear, in Franklin Township, Carbon County.

The plant was found about 11:08 a.m. on Nov. 9, troopers said. No suspects have been found. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary and theft incident.

The break-in occurred at the AMX Auto, located in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. A garage on the property was entered and about six gallons of gasoline was removed from automobiles in the garage. The owner was identified as Tim Duncan, 56, of Palmerton. The incident occurred sometime between 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, and 8 a.m. on Monday.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

A Monroe County man was jailed for a domestic assault incident and also injuring two police officers. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred about 3:23 a.m. on Nov. 9 at 4401 Cedar Drive in Long Pond.

Police responded to the above-stated address for a reported domestic disturbance. Upon arrival officers observed a female with physical injuries. As a result officers attempted to place under arrest Howard A. Brown, of that address, for simple assault.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of hit and run following an incident that occurred about 3:10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, in the area of 10 W. Grand Ave. (SR209), in Tower City.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said John J. Mayersky, 35, of Tower City, was driving a 1996 GMC Jimmy northbound at an unsafe speed. He lost control of the Jimmy and struck the left rear passenger door of a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina parked along the berm pushing it about 45 feet north.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

State police at Frackville said three juveniles were apprehended inside th former St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and Rectory, in Brockton, Schuylkill Township, about 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12.

The three were charged with criminal trespass and released to the custody of their parents pending further juvenile court action.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A Nesquehoning teen is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 11:47 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, in the borough.

Officer Thomas Kurtz was dispatched to 115 E. Mill St. for a reported assault. Upon arrival Kurtz spoke to borough employee Matthew Miller who said he had observed a male running from the scene of a break-in of a vehicle. Kurtz was given a description of the suspect by Miller.

Kurtz later located the suspect and identified him as Coty Dominick Frank, 19, of 65 W. Musmano Ave.