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Police Logs

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.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A Nesquehoning man is facing multiple charges, including attempted robbery, following an incident that occurred on Friday, Jan. 25, in the borough.

Police identified the suspect as Salvatore J. Canzonari, 25, of 34 E. Catawissa St. He has been charged with three counts of criminal attempt-robbery, two counts of attempted simple assault, and one count each of theft, and accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle.

According to Officer Timothy Wuttke, who filed the charges, here's what happened.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

A New York woman has been cited by McAdoo police after she was found semi-conscious in a mini mart.

Monday, January 28, 2013

State police at Frackville reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers over the past weekend on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash was reported about 4:14 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, along Valley Road, just north of Minersville, in Cass Township. Troopers said Henrietta Wentz, 63, of Seltzer, was driving a 2007 Toyota Yaris southbound when she lost control on the snow-covered road. The car slid onto the southbound shoulder and struck an embankment.

Wentz was not injured but the vehicle sustained extensive suspension damages, troopers said, and required towing.

Monday, January 28, 2013

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a burglary and theft incidents.

The break-in occurred at the residence of Evalynn L. Kuehner, 52, of 974 Municipal Road, in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said forced entry was made to the home through a side window.

Once inside the criminals removed a 12 string guitar and a metal garbage can. The incident occurred sometime between Jan. 24-26.

Troopers are probing a theft incident at the residence at 232 Hemlock St., Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Monday, January 28, 2013

A Schuylkill County man has been charged with simple assault following an incident that occurred about 11:25 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at 102 Jerry's Road, in Union Township.

At that location Raymond Benjamin Miller, 43, of Ringtown, and Lynne Gay Brittion, 46, of Barnesville, were engaged in an argument during which he allegedly struck her in the mouth causing a cut to her mouth.

Miller was taken into custody and charged.

Monday, January 28, 2013

State police at Lehighton are investigating a vehicle set on fire incident.

Troopers said the 1983 Chevrolet Camaro of Amanda Lee Pensyl, 22, of 8962 W. Robinhood Drive, Kunkletown, Polk Township, Monroe County, was found by the victim on fire about 10:10 p.m. on Jan. 23. The vehicle sustained serious damages, troopers said. The investigation into the incident is continuing.

Monday, January 28, 2013

An incident along Interstate 81 in Frailey Township, Schuylkill County, led to the arrest and jailing of an out-of-state driver.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 5:28 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, when patrol units came upon what appeared to be two disabled vehicles northbound. At the time of the incident the roadways were snow covered due to a storm.

Monday, January 28, 2013

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred in Kline Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Ashley Hix, of Lansford, parked her 2012 Mazdaspeed3 sedan well off SR309 south, just north of Lofty Road, about 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. Sometime overnight the left front window was shattered by some type of projectile. The damage was discovered about 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.