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Police Logs

Friday, November 4, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on three burglaries probed by troopers.

Troopers said a break-in occurred at a residence at 953 Kunkletown Road, in Eldred Township, Monroe County, sometime between Oct. 16 and Wednesday, Nov. 2. Entry was made by smashing a rear window. Once inside the criminals removed all copper piping from the basement area. The home is owned by Casey O'Connor, 32, of Monroe Township, N.J.

Friday, November 4, 2011

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board has cited two Carbon County licensees for violation of the state liquor code.

Beaver Run Rod & Gun Club, 676 Stewart Creek Rd., Mahanoy Township, was cited for fortified, adulterated and/or contaminated liquor; and for possessed or operated gambling devices or paraphernalia or permitted gambling or lotteries, poolselling and/or bookmaking on the licensed premises.

Friday, November 4, 2011

A Carbon County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 3:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Edwin James Wolfe, 47, of Meckesville, was northbound on SR209 in Polk Township when he said he swerved to avoid another vehicle in the opposite direction.

Wolfe lost control of his 1998 Jeep Cherokee which traveled across the oncoming lane and rolled over.

Friday, November 4, 2011

The Allentown enforcement office of the state liquor control board has cited several Schuylkill County businesss for violations of the state liquor code, including three in the Tamaqua area.

Freddy's Pub, LLC, trading as Freddy's Pub, 14-16 Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua, was cited for used, or permitted to be used on the inside of licensed premises a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment or the advertisement thereof, could be heard outside. The alleged violation occurred on May 27, June 24 and 25.

Friday, November 4, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating an access device fraud case that occurred in Monroe County.

Troopers said Karen A. Gold, 62, of Pen Argyl, reported someone used her debit card number to make two unauthorized purchases totaling $1,563.61 at a business along SR209 in Chestnuthill Township.

The incident occurred on Oct. 26, troopers said.

Friday, November 4, 2011

A Carbon County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 1, along Upper Smith Gap Road, in Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at Lehighton said troopers made a traffic stop at the above location. While at the stop Tom Elmer Costenbader, 42, of Lehighton, intervened in the stop and acted in a disorderly manner, troopers allege.

Costenbader was charged with obstruction in administration of law or other governmental functions, persistent disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a crminal mischief incident reported in Carbon County.

Troopers said unknown criminals damaged four solar pathway lights, pushed over a lawn chair and egged a home at 10 Bradstreet Circle, Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township.

The homeowner, Daniel P. Hunton, 49, of Chalfont, Bucks County, reported the incident occurred sometime between Oct. 23 and 27.

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.