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Police Logs

Thursday, November 3, 2011

A Carbon County man has been charged with harassment following an incident that occurred about 2:22 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the intersection of Old Stage and Minisink roads, in Penn Forest Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Matthew A. Wollett, 26, of Albrightsville, was charged after he allegedly struck a 22-year-old female in the chin when he grabbed a cell phone that was in her hand. The incident happened in a vehicle at the above location, troopers said.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Slatington police reported the arrest of a man for disorderly conduct.

Police said about 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, officers responded to 16 Fourth St., to a report of a disturbance involving a group of individuals yelling and screaming in a parking lot.

As a result police cited Shane Alan Tessitore, 27, of 3464 Main St., Emerald.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 12:19 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, along SR196 in Coolbaugh Township.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Fred Blaise Jr., 25, of Tobyhanna, was stopped after his vehicle crossed the road and into the path of a police cruiser.

He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. He was then taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a blood test.

The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Crystal Fenstermaker, 39, of 317 E. Abbott St. and Deborrah Wood, 18, of 317 E. Abbott St., both of Lansford, face charges from an incident which took place at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at 328 E. Abbott St. Charges of false alarms to agencies of public safety, criminal conspiracy, unsworn falsification to authorities, two counts of false reports to law enforcement authorities against both women were filed by Officer Jason A. Helmer. In addition, Fenstermaker is charged with criminal solicitation.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Jeronto Bryan Jr., 32, of 633 W. Diamond Ave., Hazleton, faces charges from an incident which took place at 1:22 a.m. July 17, in Lansford. Charges of escape, accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property, careless driving, duties at stop signs, limitations on backing, and one-way roadways and rotary traffic islands were filed by Officer Jason A. Helmer.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

State police at Frackville will be particiapting in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from Nov. 14-27.

During the campaign troopers will hold a child passenger safety seat check at the West End Fire & Rescue, at 700 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. The program will be held on Monday, Nov. 14, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Another program, conducted by the Hamburg barracks, at Cabelas, located off SR61 at Interstate 78, in Hamburg, on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Tamaqua police have cited two residents following an argument on Tuesday morning, Nov. 1.

Officers received a report at 8 a.m. concerning a loud altercation in the area of Brown and Pitt streets. On scene officers found Jeffrey David Boyer and Corrine Duke of 246 Brown St., involved in the dispute.

Both were cited for disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on crashes investigated by troopers recently.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about 12:01 a.m. on Oct. 26 along Smithlane Road in East Penn Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Samantha L. Wilson, 20, of Lehighton, was driving a 2001 Volkswagen southbound when she said a deer entered the road in front of her. She swerved to avoid the animal and lost control. The car crossed the southbound lane and went onto the berm where it struck a tree.

Wilson was injured but did not require immediate medical attention.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on theft incidents being probed by troopers.

Timothy R. Groegler, 52, of Forest Inn Road, Lehighton, Towamensing Township, Carbon County, reported about $100 in U.S. currency, jewelry and a blank check was taken from his bedroom. The incident occurred sometime between Friday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Oct. 30.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A Jim Thorpe driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

Borough poilce said on Friday, Sept. 23, about 8:29 p.m. officers stopped Steven M. Roberti Jr., 26, of 320 North St., for traffic violations while exiting the Jim Thorpe Market, at 101 Laurel St.

Roberti displayed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests. He was placed under arrest for DUI and taken for a blood test. The test result showed a .21BAC.

Charges were filed with District Judge Edward Lewis, Jim Thorpe, police said.