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Police Logs

Friday, November 25, 2011

Jeremy Stuckey, Stedman Avenue, Lehighton, has been arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks for driving under the influence of alcohol and other Motor Vehicle Code violations.

The incident happened at 1:52 a.m. Nov. 24. he was stopped on Rt. 443 at the intersection of Mall Road in Mahoning Township.

Friday, November 25, 2011

A theft by unlawful taking incident involving the theft of a license plate from a truck is under investigation by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The incident happened between midnight Nov. 11 and midnight Nov. 24 at the Hickory Run Travel Plaza, Rt. 534, East Side Boro.

The victim is a 51-year-old White Haven man.

Police said someone stole the license plate off the victim's vehicle while it was parked at the truck stop for a week.

Friday, November 25, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 5:15 and 5:50 p.m. Nov. 22 at a home in Eldred Township, Monroe County.

The victim is Earl Smale, 61, of Kunkletown.

He told police someone kicked in a rear door to the residence and entered it, stealing various jewelry.

The home is located at 110 Smale Lane in the township.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Lisa A. Keller, 44, of Schuylkill Haven, escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 7:22 p.m. Nov. 23 on State Route 2011 in South Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said she was driving a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on the road, Meadow Drive, and was negotiating a curve when she lost control of the vehicle. It went off the right side of the road and struck a tree, causing the Jeep to roll over counter-clockwise about 90 degrees before coming to a halt in the westbound lane of traffic.

Friday, November 25, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks arrested Robert M. Zaun, 32, of Saylorsburg, and Amanda R. DeHaven, 26, of Kresgeville, for theft by unlawful taking following an incident on Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at Cherry's Sunset Diner, Route 209, Polk Township.

Police said they were apprehended after they staged a theft to remove a bottle of Jack Daniels Whiskey from behind the bar at the diner.

Friday, November 25, 2011

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle which was later found about a block and a half from its original location in Girardville Borough.

The incident was reported at 8:55 p.m. Nov. 23 by Michelle Balsavage of Ashland, the victim.

She told police someone took her 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier from its parked position on Preston Avenue. It was recovered a short time later.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A former Panther Valley High School student was charged for institutional vandalism after he drove through a field at the high school.

According to Summit Hill police, on Sept. 15, officers received a report of an individual who drove through the field at the high school. An investigation revealed that the person involved was Karl Wagner, 19, of 63 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Slatington man is facing charges following an incident that occurred in the borough on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 11:43 a.m.

Police said Adam Detweiler, 22, of 344 Main St., Apt. 2E, has been charged with burglary, theft, criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Police said he is charged in connection with an incident that occurred at 1000 Airport Lane.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Summit Hill man was charged after he allegedly stole money from a family member.

According to Summit Hill police, on Sept. 15, officers received a report from a family member of Daniel Joseph O'Donnell, 40, of 444 W. Ludlow St., who said that their check cards, as well as checks were missing; and money had been taken out of their account without their permission.

Over the course of the next few weeks, an investigation was conducted and revealed that O'Donnell stole the items and forged the name of the family member on the checks.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two criminal mischief incidents at Schuylkill County locations.

Ronald C. Donton, 68, of 550 Deturksville Rd., Pine Grove, Washington Township, reported someone damaged the driver's side windshield on his 2000 Peterbilt dump truck. The incident occurred sometime between noon on Nov. 16 and 6 a.m. on Nov. 17. Damages were estimated at $250.