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Police Logs

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Someone entered three housing units at 477 Sand Quarry Road, owned by Michael Carty, 71, of Palmerton. The units are undergoing renovation, and the burglars damaged windows, piping and air conditioning units.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call them at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary at a Monroe County site.

Troopers said a home at 1208 Weingartner Road, in Ross Township, was entered sometime between 4 and 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 26. Removed was three money orders valued at $2,510, and various jewelry valued at $400. The victim's name was not released by troopers.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Slatington police have reported the arrest of a Matthew Todd, 32. No address for the defendant was given by police.

Police said he was arrested at 9:18 p.m. Sept. 7 for forgery and theft of services.

The victim is the China Inn, 619 Main St. in the borough.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A driver was cited after a crash in Carbon County. State police at Lehighton said the accident occurred about 7:24 a.m. on Sept. 4 along SR903 at Hatchery Road, in Penn Forest Township.

Troopers said Allen D. Starr Jr., 29, of Lehighton, operating a 1998 Freightliner dump truck, made a left turn onto 903 from Hachery Road and failed to yield to a 2003 Jeep Liberty driven by Tanya L. Hoherchak, 22, of Jim Thorpe. The Liberty struck the dump truck.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Failte Inc., also known as Molly Maguire's Pub & Steak House in Jim Thorpe, has been cited for an alleged liquor law violation by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, Wilkes-Barre.

The pub was cited for having a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment could be heard beyond the licensee's property line.

The alleged offense occurred on July 26.

The charges will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose a fine, license suspension, or license revocation, based on the severity of the charge.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Monroe County driver was cited for driving under the influence (DUI).

State police at Lehighton said Walter Francis Trainor, 48, of Kunkletown, was stopped for vehicle code violations about 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, along SR209 at Burger Hollow Road, in Polk Township.

He was found to be under the influence and cited for DUI, troopers said.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Slatington man will be charged with driving under the influence in Lowhill Township on Aug. 31.

Travis Frantz, 23, was driving on Kernsville Road at Route 100 at 10:54 p.m. when he was stopped by state police at Fogalsville for traffic violations. The trooper saw that he was intoxicated and arrested him.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on the following citations issued by troopers.

Troopers said Andrew Kressler, 64, of Lehighton, was cited for disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred about 9:15 p.m. on Sept. 1, in the area of 2367 and 2375 E. Lizard Creek Road, in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

Troopers alleged that Kressler repeatedly shouted threats and obscenities at persons in his vicinity.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Gayle Marie Gersbach, 38, of 530 Diamond St., Slatington, is facing a charge of driving under the influence filed against her by Slatington police.

She was stopped at 10:18 p.m. Sept. 2 at the intersection of Center and Pine streets.

The driver was also issued a summary citation for careless driving.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman was cited for public drunkenness.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Kimberly Ann Angeny, 32, of 15 S. Sixth St., Tower City, was cited after she created a disturbance inside her home, then continued outside on the street disturbing her neighbors.

She was found to be manifestly intoxicated and was cited, troopers said.