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Police Logs

Friday, November 23, 2012

A Carbon County driver was injured when involved in a two vehicle crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 12:09 p.m. along Interstate 78 westbound in Lower Macugnie Township.

Troopers said Kyle A. Harmison, 25, of Orefield, driving a 2001 Acura MDX, in the left lane, and Dennis C. Hallman, 61, of Lehighton, driving a 2013 Chevrolet Prizm, was in the right lane.

Friday, November 23, 2012

State police at Frackville reported on two crashes probed by troopers in Schuylkill roadways this week.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about 4:45 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, along SR54 in Mahanoy Township. Troopers said Anthony G. Yost, 24, of Middleport, was driving a 2001 Kia Optima westbound when he fell asleep. The car went onto the north berm where it struck a metal sign post on the property of Interstate Sunoco.

Yost was not injured but damages to the car were disabling, troopers said. Yost was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Friday, November 23, 2012

One of two drivers involved in a crash about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, was cited.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Matthew P. McTiernan, 25, of Frackville, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Aveo northbound on SR443 while Matthew R. Mackintosh, 42, of Staten Island, N.Y., was driving a 1998 Mercury Sable southbound and approaching McTiernan.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Tamaqua police have arrested a New Ringgold couple after they allegedly stole a dining room table and eight chairs from the woman's brother.

Officers were dispatched to 350 E. Union St. at 5:50 p.m. on Nov. 14 and spoke with resident Stephen Smolar. Smolar said his sister, Corey, 39, and her boyfriend, Frank Boslet, 56, had removed the table, chairs and some cash from his home. He observed the dining room set in the back of Boslet's truck. The couple was reportedly residing at 215 Ridge Cup Rd.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A Monroe County man was jailed on Sunday, Nov. 18, following a domestic assault incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to 134 Ferncrest Rd., Blakeslee, about 3 a.m. for a reported domestic dispute.

On scene officers were told by Sandra Dyson that her husband, Jack Dyson, had struck her in the face and knocked her down.

Also, police said Mrs. Dyson had a protection from abuse (PFA) order against her husband which he violated.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

State police at Lehighton are seeking the whereabouts of a county resident.

Troopers have an active felony arrest warrant for Nathan Eroh, 27, whose last known address was 445 Fairview Drive, Weatherly. Eroh also has ties to Bowmanstown and Nesquehoning, troopers said.

He is wanted for theft by deception and false reports to law enforcement. Anyone who has information concerning Eroh's whereabouts is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

State police at Frackville said a Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident after watching a football game.

Troopers said Christopher Burke, 32, and Jon Koons, 46, both of Saint Clair, were watching a football game on television at 144 Arnot St., New Castle Township, on Sunday, Nov. 18.

About 11:50 p.m., after the game was over, an intoxicated Koons grabbed an intoxicated Burke and pushed him to the ground. As Koons and Burke were falling they reportedly fell into a stove in the kitchen and shattered the glass on the door. There were no injuries reported.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Two Schuylkill County men are facing multiple charges after they were caught on private property allegedly trying to steal steel piping.

State police at Frackville identified the two as Bobby Carnell, 31, and Jeffrey Reimard, 33, both of Mahanoy City.

According to troopers on Thursday, Nov. 15, about 12:10 to 12:20 p.m. the two arrived at the property of Schuylkill Energy Resources-Yatesville co-generation plant, located along SR54, in Mahanoy Township, on a four wheel all terrain vehicle (ATV).

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Michael B. Dixon, 30, of Shenandoah, was stopped about 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, along Interstate 78 eastbound near SR100 in Upper Macungie Township, after failing to maintain his lane of travel and failure to use a turn signal.

He was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance-marijuana, troopers said.

He was taken into custody and charged.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a theft incident in Schuylkill County involving PennDOT equipment.

Troopers said an exhaust pipe and air cleaner from a backhoe owned by PennDOT was stolen sometime between 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 16. The backhoe was parked along Forest Lane at Big Diamond Road, in Cass Township.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.