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Police Logs

Friday, November 9, 2012

A New Jersey resident is facing charges in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 12:43 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4, they received a complaint of a male attempting to enter a vehicle along Carobeth Drive, in A Pocono Country Place, Tobyhanna.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Two persons were injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, along SR1008 (Morea Road), near Eleanor Ave., in West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Joshua Mooney, 24, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 1999 Ford Econoline van eastbound when he lost control. The van crossed over the westbound lane and onto the north berm.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A hit-and-run driver involved in an incident in Schuylkill County is being sought. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about 5:25 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at the intersection of state routes 443 and 183, in Wayne Township.

Troopers said a vehicle was traveling southbound on 183 and was in the left turn lane waiting to turn left onto 443 to go eastbound. At this time Heather A. Homa, 36, of Auburn, driving a Hummer H3, was northbound on 183.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Monroe County woman has been charged with terroristic threats and other counts following an incident that occurred in October for which she was arrested on Friday, Nov. 2.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A McAdoo man has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol following a vehicle stop in McAdoo on Oct. 5.

Patrolman William Curilla was on routine patrol at 2:39 a.m. when he observed a black vehicle traveling on rear South Kennedy Drive at a high rate of speed. The officer was able to stop the vehicle in the area of Monroe Street and Rear South Kennedy Drive and identified the operator as Jordan Nieves of 22 Bridge St., McAdoo.

Nieves had a strong odor of alcohol on his person and was asked to perform field sobriety tests. He failed all of the tests.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Freeland woman has been charged by McAdoo police after she allegedly kicked in the door of a former boyfriend's home and removed the victim's dog.

Jessica Lynn Wansik of 238 Maple St., allegedly went to her ex-boyfriend's home at approximately 5:20 a.m. on Oct. 25. She then proceeded to kick in the door, enter the home and remove a dog. She then called the victim and left him a voice mail telling him she had his dog.

With the help of Freeland police the dog was returned to its rightful owner.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Shenandoah woman was cited by Tamaqua police following a custody dispute on Oct. 28.

Patrolman Matt Houser was dispatched to 131 W. Union St., at 4:14 p.m. when two parties became involved in a disagreement concerning custody. Houser explained the steps each parent would need to take, which didn't make the mother, Halley Leger, 21, very happy. She became aggravated and confrontational, kicking a parked car and yelling profanities.

She failed to heed the officer's requests to cease and desist, which earned her a citation for disorderly conduct.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

McAdoo police were monitoring traffic at 10:45 p.m. on Oct. 27 when Officers William Curilla and Steven Homanko observed three males walking south on Kennedy Drive.

One of the males, identified as Alec Gallagher, 19, of York, stopped between two homes and urinated. The other two males were identified as Kyle Mohr and Blaine Mohr, 18, also of York. All three men appeared to be in an intoxicated condition and were given portable breath tests.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Lansford man was lodged in the Schuylkill County prison following an incident in Tamaqua on Monday.

Jeffrey Boyer, 48, of 240 E. Bertsch St., allegedly was at the home of Corrine Duke, 44, 264 Brown St., when he accused Duke of taking his money. He then began to punch her, knocking her down and kicking her when she was on the ground. This action, which took place after 11 p.m., was witnessed by neighbors, who called police and went to Duke's aid.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

A Tamaqua man faces charges after allegedly using someone else's credit card a total of 22 times.

Tamaqua Police Cpl. Henry Woods was notified of a lost CACL Federal Credit Union card on Oct. 29. The card went missing on Oct. 23 in the area of the Family Dollar Store, near Pine Street.