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Police Logs

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a burglary and theft incident.

The break-in occurred at the residence of Steven Warhurst, 57, of 340 Covered Bridge Road, in Kunkletown, Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said entry was gained by pushing open a exterior screen window leading to the first floor bathroom. Removed was numerous prescription pills. The incident occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sept. 5.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

A Slatington driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville Dawn Marie Campolo, 32, was northbound about 12:50 a.m. on aug. 28 when her vehicle became disabled near a downed tree. She was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) and drug arrest made by officers.

On Saturday, Sept. 10, about 2:39 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle along Stoney Hollow Road for a headlight being out. The driver was identified as Alan Byron, 23, of Albrightsville. Officers detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Byron. He failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the Pocono Medical Center (PMC), East Stroudsburg, for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results, police said.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of two tires and rims at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said the two tires and rims were removed from a Ford Windstar van that was parked for sale on the lot at Don's Auto Wholesale, Center St., Sheppton, East Union Township. The incident occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, and 7 a.m. on Monday.

The tires are Cooper brand touring size 215 70 R15 with aluminum rims.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft from a vehicle incident.

Ashley Lynn Lucykanish, 26, of 2155 Little Gap Rd., Lehighton, reported her unlocked Dodge Neon was entered while parked near her residence.

Taken was a Garmin GPS unit, cash and various other items.

The incident occurred sometime between 4:45 and 6 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two driving under the influence (DUI) related crashes early Sunday morning, Sept. 11.

Troopers said about 1:25 a.m. Michael Scott Zelinsky, 21, of Pottsville, was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL eastbound on Second Mountain Road in North Manheim Township, when he lost control as he approached Manheim Road. The car crossed the center line and went onto the north berm where Zelinsky oversteered in an attempt to regain control.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a rear-end collision that occurred about 4:07 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, along SR209 in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said a 2008 Kia Spectra operated by Amanda S. Green, 24, of Kunkletown, ran into the rear of a 2011 Toyota Prius driven by Patricia Batzel, 63, of Clifton Township, Lackawanna County.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries and were taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, by West End ambulance.

Troopers cited Green for following too closely.

Monday, September 12, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a harassment incident.

Troopers said on Sept. 7 about 8:39 p.m. at 707 Creek Drive in Polk Township, Monroe County, Adrienne Tipka Drisloll, of Kunkletown, and Michael Benedict Boyd, of Effort, got into a verbal and physical altercation. Boyd allegedly grabbed Drisloll by the wrist in a violent manner, causing redness and pain to the victim.

He was cited for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, September 12, 2011

The theft of an all terrain vehicle (ATV) is being probed in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jeff Hoy, 30, of 6 Geary Wolfe Rd., Pine Grove Township, reported his 2010 Yamaha Grizzly ATV, camouflage in color, was stolen from the front lawn of his home.

The theft occurred sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 and 11 a.m. on Sept. 8. The ATV is valued at $8,500.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Acts of vandalism are being investigated at a park in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the vandalism occurred at Sweet Arrow Lake Park, located at 108 Clubhouse Road, in Pine Grove Township. The park is owned by the county and operated by the Schuylkill County Park and Recreation Commission.