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Police Logs

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township, man was jailed last week after a domestic incident at two locations.

State police at Frackville said James Coleman, 42, of the 100 block of Walnut St., was charged with terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and harassment for incidents at his residence and along SR209 at the township and Tamaqua line.

Monday, September 10, 2012

One person was hurt in a crash on Kunkletown Road at Lakeview Drive in Ross Township, Monroe County, on Aug. 31.

The crash happened at 7:57 a.m., when a car driven by Sherrie Ann Walsh, 43, of Saylorsburg, pulled out in front of one driven by Michael J. Skrzypek, 29, of Mount Bethel.

According to state police at Lehighton, Skrzypek's car hit the back of Walsh's. Walsh was taken by east End Ambulance to Pocono Medical Center. Her car was towed by Wayne's Towing. Police are investigating the crash.

Monday, September 10, 2012

An altercation at a location in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, led to charges being filed against one participant. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at at the Locust Valley Bar and Grill, located at 1559 Locust Lake Road.

Troopers said Donald Joseph Jones, 49, and Michael James Lorady, 47, both of the Barnesville area, got into a physical altercation during which Jones allegedly punched Lorady in the face causing a laceration near his left eye.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of $150 worth of scrap metal from a Kunkletown barn.

The theft happened between noon Aug. 29 and noon Sept. 1. The scrap was stolen from a barn owned by Harold Lee Kreger, 81, of Silver Springs Blvd.

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

Friday, September 7, 2012

A Kunkletown man faces a charge of driving under the influence.

Curt Joseph Handlovic, 45, committed a traffic violation on Serfass Road, west of Long Mountain Road, at 10 p.m. Sept. 2 and was stopped by state police at Lehighton.

The trooper saw that Handlovic was driving under the influence of alcohol and was arrested.

Friday, September 7, 2012

A Tobyhanna man is charged with driving under the influence after a car crash in Mount Pocono at 3:40 p.m. Aug. 27, according to Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Four teenagers suffered minor injuries in a crash on Lovitt Road in Towamensing Township on Sept. 1.

According to state police at Lehighton, the crash occurred at 11:55 a.m. when a 17-year-old boy lost control of the Pontiac Sunfire he was driving around a sharp curve. The car spun 180 degrees across both lanes and struck a tree.

The car was also carrying four other boys: Two 14-year-olds, a 15-year-old and a 17-year-old who was not injured.

Only the driver was wearing a seat belt, according to police. The driver was charged, but the charges were not released.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Citations were issued following a one-vehicle accident along Interstate 81 South.

The crash occurred on Sept. 4, at 8:18 a.m., at the southbound ramp to SR309, McAdoo, Kline Township, Schuylkill County.

According to State Police at Frackville, Angelo R. Pozzessere, 23, of Tresckow, was traveling south in a 2012 Jeep Liberty, when he failed to negotiate a left curve. The Jeep traveled southwest off the roadway and its passenger side front end made impact with a guiderail. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and had to be towed from the scene.

Friday, September 7, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of 13 truck tractor batteries from a North Manheim Township business sometime between July 15 and Aug. 22.

The batteries were in abandoned trucks on the property of Otto's Amusements, Keystoker Lane.

Police ask that anyone with information about the theft call them at (570) 593-2000.

Friday, September 7, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a bizarre incident in which someone put an egg inside a Kunkletown woman's mailbox, surrounded it with solar lights and wrote something police aren't saying what in marker on the mailbox.

The incident happened between 3 p.m. Aug. 28 and 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at 160 Potato Path Rd. The mailbox belongs to Cynthia Nunez, 48.

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