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Police Logs

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A Monroe County man was jailed earlier this week after police found he had an active warrant for his arrest, after he was being charged with public drunkenness.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to the parking lot of the Shop Rite in Mount Pocono about 6:55 p.m. on Monday, June 11, for a report of an intoxicated male.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft by deception incident at a Schuylkill County restaurant.

Troopers said a black male entered the Subway Restaurant, located at 482 Suedberg Rd., in Pine Grove Township, about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12. During a cash transaction he was able to deceive a restaurant employee and fled the store with $200 in cash.

Troopers said the suspect got into a dark colored vehicle driven by a female.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Two drivers involved in a crash in the Schuylkill County borough of Girardville, were cited. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 7:01 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, at the intersection of SR54 and Fifth St.

Troopers said Angela Smith, 28, of Shenandoah, was eastbound on 54 driving a 2000 Saturn SL1 while Thomas A. Brobst, 28, of Ashland, operating a 2010 Jeep Patriot, and attempting to make a left turn onto 54 from Fifth St.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a four-vehicle, rear-end type crash about 2:35 p.m. on June 7 at the intersection of SR115 and Glendale Drive, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Tammy S. Keahey, 43, of Sciota, driving a 1993 Mercury Villager, was stopped on Glendale Road waiting for traffic on 115 to go north while Patrick Oshea, 46, of Sciota, in a 2013 Ford Edge, was stopped on 115 northbound waiting to make a left onto Glendale. Troopers said Mark A. McLean, 56, of Nazareth, driving a 2000 Toyota Camry, was slowing down behind Oshea.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Tamaqua police have identified a suspect in a weekend burglary at the ABC Tamaqua High Rise.

Police were dispatched to the apartment complex on Sunday after one of the tenants realized someone had pried open her door and removed cash and jewelry from her bedroom. The items, and damage to the door and frame, was estimated at $4,350.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Two Monroe County residents were arrested in the act of stealing copper.

State police at Fern Ridge said the owner of 707 Westbrook Rd., in Chestnuthill Township, who was not identified by troopers, arrived at the property, which is located in Sun Valley, and observed two persons rolling a spool of copper down the front lawn. He confronted the two and told them to remain there as he had called police.

The two remained on scene and were arrested. They were identified as Austin Gleeson and Karen Posa, both of Chestnuthill Township.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing a theft count after he allegedly took aluminum cans that had been donated by the local Boy Scouts.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said John Paul Snyder, 61, of Palo Alto, was charged with taking about 50 pounds of the cans from the area of the Auburn borough building, at Fifth and Pearsons sts., on May 13 about 7:45 p.m. The cans had been donated by the Auburn Boy Scout troop.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating a theft incident at a Monroe County business.

Police said on June 4 about 7:49 p.m. they were called to Baby Brunos Pizza Shop, Main St., Tobyhanna, for a reported theft.

Police said it was reported by the owner that cash was removed from the cash register. The amount of money taken was not disclosed.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Lehighton police reported the arrest of Gary C. Neff, 57, of 142 Bankway, Lehighton, for public drunkenness.

The incident occurred in the vicinity of the 100 block of S. First St., on Sunday, June 10, about 1 a.m., police said.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Two New Jersey residents were cited for criminal trespass.

State police at Lehighton said Ronald and Justin Nolte, of Englishtown, went to the residence of Rodney and Tanika Spears, 893 Meixall Valley Rd., Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, about 8:50 p.m. on June 5 to repossess a vehicle for C&B Towing and Recovery.

The two were asked to leave the property by the victims but did not. They were both then cited, troopers said.