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Police Logs

Friday, October 14, 2011

Theft

Criminal charges were filed against Glennis Park, 27, of 651 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, for theft and receiving stolen property. The incident occurred on Aug. 17 at 12:31 a.m. in the 700 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

DUI

Criminal charges were filed against Darryl Fava, 41, of 285-7 Lower Nis Hollow, Lehighton, for DUI, habitual offender, driving under suspension, and turning movements and required signals. The incident occurred on Sept. 23 at 12:58 a.m. at Delaware Avenue and Mauch Chunk Road.

Speeding

Friday, October 14, 2011

Tamaqua police are investigating the theft of approximately 20 gallons of diesel fuel, reportedly taken from a vehicle parked at Fegley's Mini Mart in Tamaqua.

John Buranich, of Clarks Summit, told police he parked his tri axle truck between the pumps on Friday afternoon and discovered the theft Saturday morning.

The mini mart was closed during that time due to a reconstruction project.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-6100.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Minor injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident in Tamaqua on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Michael Loch, 44, of 534 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, was traveling west on Lafayette Street at 10:30 a.m., operating a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, when he slowed down to look at a yard sale. He had almost come to a complete stop when his car was struck from behind by a 2005 Ford F150, operated by Amanda Alonge, 21, of 71 Tioga St., Tamaqua R.D.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A Tamaqua man was cited on Friday, Oct. 7, after police made repeated trips to his home after receiving complaints about loud music.

Officers were first dispatched to 132 W. Spruce St. at 8:44 p.m. when neighbors called to complain about the loud music. After speaking to the officers, the resident, later identified as Christopher Condrack, 41, did indeed turn down the volume.

The second complaint was made at 9:04 p.m. and the volume was lowered when police arrived.

A third call was made at 10:23 p.m. and this time officers cited Condrack for disorderly conduct.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A hit and run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said a 1991 beige in color Ford Taurus was driven westbound on the Morea Road, in West Mahanoy Township, about 8:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The driver failed to negotiate a left turn at the intersection with Oak St. The car went onto the berm and struck a fence at 500 Oak St. It went through the fence and onto the property.

The driver then fled the scene. The property is owned by New Hope Wesleyan Church, of Frackville, troopers said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a bicycle collided in an accident in Lehigh Township, Northampton County. Township police said the accident occurred about 4:38 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the 4600 block of Maple Drive, Walnutport.

Police said Annette Lacko, of Walnutport, was driving an SUV when it was struck by a bicycle driven by a 12-year-old female. The girl was seriously injured and flown from the scene by Pennstar helicopter to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Lacko was not injured.

The investigation into the crash is continuing, police added.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of a metal sewer grate.

The grate was taken from the parking lot of BK Plaza, located along SR209 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. The grate measures 27 by 48-inches. The listed owner of the grate is JDL Enterprises Inc., of Northampton.

The theft occurred sometime between Oct. 7-12, troopers said.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, along Manheim Road in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Edward A. Hallick, 80, of Orwigsburg, was attempting to make a left turn off the road and into the parking lot of Redner's Warehouse Market when he pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Timothy P. Zabpel, 25, of Pottsville, who was westbound.

The passenger side front of Zaspel's 2000 Ford Focus SE struck the passenger side front of Hallick's 1998 Chevrolet Malibu.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

A card game resulted in an altercation in which one person is facing charges.

State police at Fern Ridge said Jamie Brownie, 28, of White Haven, was at the home of Sharon McNichol, 46, of Lot 8, Springhill Mobile Home Park, White Haven, East Side Boro about 5:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, playing cards.

Troopers said the two began to argue and the argument escalated to a point when McNichol allegedly punched Brownie in the face.

Troopers said McNichol is facing assault and harassment charges.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Two would-be robbers were scared off in an attempted break-in at a Schuylkill County business early today. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at Barr's Interstate Service Station and Mini-mart, located at 418 Suedberg Road, in Pine Grove Township.

Troopers said the two criminals drove a vehicle into the steel/glass entry doors about 3:57 a.m. to gain entry. The two entered the store but were scared off by the security alarm. The two fled within two minutes of their entry, troopers said.

Damages were estimated at $2,000.