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Police Logs

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating the shooting of a dog.

Police said a brindle in color, male pit bull was discovered in a creek off Clover Road, in the Emerald Lakes development, about 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. The dog had sustained a gunshot wound and appeared to have been dumped in the creek.

The dog had a red collar but no tags. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 895-2400.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a tractor with trailer rig from a site in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Mega Dispatch, of Linden, N.J., parked his 2002 Freightliner conventional truck with 2007 Wabash trailer on a lot at the Cheap Gas service station located at 473 Suedber Road, (SR443), in Pine Grove Township, about 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Dispatch walked across the road to a diner. When he returneed about 1 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, the truck was gone.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

State police at Frackville said a Northumberland County man was jailed on Sunday following an assault incident in the Schuylkill County borough of Girardville.

Troopers gave the following account of what happended.

About 6 p.m. Kyle Christopher Kent, 31, of Mt. Carmel, arrived at 334 E. Mahanoy Ave., where his wife, Melissa Kent, 31, was staying. She was in the living room when she heard something at a exterior side door. The door flew open and her husband entered the home.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a horse, which was later recovered.

Troopers said the incident occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 20, about 11 p.m. Troopers said unknown criminals removed a 2-year-old black and white paint horse from a stall at 222 Green Mountain Road, in East Union Township. The criminals then led the horse away from the area utilizing a vehicle and leading the horse from the vehicle window. The horse was found early this morning, troopers said, unharmed.

The horse is owned by Michael Bernotas, 52, of Ringtown.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

A Coaldale man was arrested by Tamaqua police for being involved in a confrontation with officers on Sept. 11.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lehighton police reported on several arrests made by officers.

Chris A. Frey, 31, of 182B S. Second St., Lehighton, was cited for passing bad checks at Mallard Market, 161 S. Second St. The incidents occurred on July 26 and 28.

Jesse O. Brown, 34, and Raquel M. Brown, 41, both of 324 N. Fifth St., were cited for a violation of a borough ordinance by allowing a vehicle to be parked on their property with an expired inspection sticker.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The North Central PA Regional DUI Enforcement Program has released the results of Sobriety Checkpoints and a Roving DUI Patrol held this past weekend in Schuylkill County.

On Sept. 16, a Sobriety Checkpoint was held in West Penmn Township. Four law enforcement agencies, represented by 14 officers contacted a total of 932 vehicles. Officers detained 45 vehicles with three operators being tested for possible intoxication. All three were cited for driving under the influence of alcohol. Officers also issued 10 traffic citations, made one criminal arrest and issued 31 warnings.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two citations issued by troopers.

Troopers said Glenn Brown, of Pine Grove, was cited for criminal trespass after he walked his dogs on the property of the Girl Scout Campground, in Pine Grove Township, after previously being told not to come onto the property.

The incident occurred about 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

On Sept. 16, about 6:37 p.m. officers on patrol observed a suspicious male on the side of a building at 315 Pocono Boulevard, Mt. Pocono. Police approached the male and he was identified as James Wagner, 43, of Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating several criminal mischief incidents.

Troopers said unknown persons discharged a firearm striking a cable transformer box located along Longwoods Road and Old Orchard Lane, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. The incident occurred sometime between 5 p.m. on Aug. 12 and 11 a.m. on Aug. 13. The cable box is the property of Blue Ridge Communications, of East Stroudsburg, troopers said.