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Police Logs

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary at a Monroe County residence.

Troopers said the home of Michael J. Horstman, 3 Maple Lane, Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township, was entered by unknown criminals who pushed a small section of fiberglass door to release the latch. Once inside they removed a large amount of electrical wire and tools.

The incident occurred sometime between Oct. 26 at 7 a.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 646-2271.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Vehicle violation

Frank Maxwell Jr., 28, of 714 Mahoning Street, Lehighton, was cited for expired registration, driving under suspension, and required financial responsibility. The violations occurred on Oct. 28 at 5:11 p.m. on SR248 west.

A citation was issued to Mark Andrews, 18, of 380 Getz Dawl Road, Palmerton, for expired inspection. The violation occurred on Oct. 22 at 1:24 p.m. at Delaware Avenue and Third Street.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

State police at Frackville are investigating two burglaries at two Schuylkill County locations.

Paesanos Auto, located at 809 W. Center St., West Mahanoy Township, was entered by forcing open a plywood window located on the north side of the building. Once inside the criminals rummaged through several drawers in the office area and attempted to pry open a safe located next to the office. They took a laptop computer before fleeing.

The incident occurred between 3 and 3:15 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1. Troopers indicated two males were involved.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

2008 River Walck Saloon, LLC, 101 Centre St., Parryville, has been cited for used, or permitted to be used on the inside of the 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 violations occurred on Sept. 18 and Oct. 1.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A teen has been charged in connection with a domestic incident in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers were dispatched to 7573 Eagle Rock, in Tobyhanna, about 4:29 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, for a report of a physical domestic dispute between a mother and daughter. Upon arrival officers were told by Jacqueline Cabrera, 35, that her 14-year-old daughter attacked her when she told her she could not go to a friend's house. The daughter also broke a front window at the home and left. Cabrera sustained injuries in the incident.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A Carbon County man has been charged in connection with a series of burglaries that occurred in Penn Forest Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said John Larocco, 22, of Albrightsville, is facing multiple charges of burglary and related counts.

Troopers said the break-ins occurred in the Towamensing Trails development between Sept. 25 and 26. On Sept. 26 Larocco was taken into custody while a patrol unit was completing a burglary investigation. He was subsequently charged with burglary.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 12:23 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2, along Mill Creek Road at the Port Carbon/St. Clair highway, in Norwegian Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jessica Linnenbaugh, 27, of Frackville, was observed turning right onto Mill Creek and traveled into the lane of a state police cruiser nearly striking it. A traffic stop was conducted and Linnenbaugh showed signs of intoxication, troopers said.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The theft of a motorcycle is being probed in Carbon County.

State police at Fern Ridge said Julian Andre Jr., 60 Shakespeare Circle, Towamensing Trails, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township, reported his 1998 Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide cycle was removed from a shed located on his property. The theft occurred sometime between Oct. 16 and 28.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Two drivers were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Jim Thorpe in separate incidents.

Borough police said Gregory Alan Lazorick, 38, of Jim Thorpe, was involved in a two vehicle crash in the 100 block of Center St. on Oct. 12 about 12:36 a.m. Lazorick showed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance, police said, and failed field sobriety tests.

He was then placed under arrest for DUI and taken to the Lehighton hospital for a blood test. Police said the test results were positive for methamphetamine.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Jim Thorpe police have reported increased sightings of bears in the borough.

Police ask residents to keep their garbage covered and in a secured area, especially on garbage pickup days.