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Police Logs

Friday, April 20, 2012

Two persons sustained minor injuries in a crash April 17 at 2:10 p.m. on Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said Brooke A. Peterson, 19, of Effort, and Sally E. Collister, 50, of Saylorsburg, the driver's of the vehicles, suffered the injuries.

Police said the accident happened when Peterson pulled her 2005 Dodge Neon out of the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant in front of a 1995 Dodge Neon that had peen operated by Collister and the two vehicles met in the roadway.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks were summoned April 15 at 3 p.m. to Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, to investigate a terroristic threat case.

Police said the victim is Jammie Silverthorn, 26, of Effort.

Police said a friend of the victim received threatening text messages and telephone calls regarding the victim. Police said charges will not be filed, but police recommended the victim obtain a Protection From Abuse order through the county court.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A Tamaqua man was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison based on an outstanding arrest warrant from Montgomery County.

Tamaqua Police were investigating the theft of two Mongoose BMX bicycles at 5:57 p.m. Sunday, reportedly taken from the porch of Howard Boyer, 39, of 108 Schuylkill Ave., Tamaqua.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Summit Hill man was charged with harassment after he caused bodily harm to another individual.

According to Summit Hill police, on March 17, at 1:05 p.m., police received a report from an individual, stating that Dave Leone, 40, of 264 W. Ludlow St., had punched him.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Summit Hill woman was charged on two different occasions after she caused a disturbance at the Lansford Townhouses.

According to Summit Hill police, the first incident occurred on March 16, at 7:38 p.m. Officers were called to 105 Lansford Court, in the Summit Hill section of the Lansford Townhouses, for a disturbance inside the home. When officers arrived, they found Kelly Richardson, 19, of 105 Lansford Court, had damaged the property and caused a disturbance. She was charged with criminal mischief.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Tamaqua Police have released details of a one vehicle accident from Tuesday morning.

A 2001 Jeep Cherokee, operated by Brian McShaw, 49, of St. Clair, was traveling east on US Route 209 at 8:35 a.m. when the left front tire blew out, causing the SUV to veer left and strike a utility pole.

A photo of the accident scene was published in Tuesday's edition of the TIMES NEWS.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Five individuals were charged after they created a disturbance in Summit Hill.

According to borough police, on March 10, around 10:58 a.m., officers were called to the area of 42 E. Ludlow St., for a group of people in one of the apartments causing a disturbance to other tenants.

Calvin Wehr, 34, and Tara Breiner, 27, both of 42 E. Ludlow St.; and Tiffany Ketchledge, 28, Jodi Gaffney, 26, and Stevin Gaffney, 28, all of 9 Tunnel St., Lansford, were charged with disorderly conduct.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Summit Hill woman was charged after she created a disturbance in Summit Hill.

According to borough police, on March 18, at 1:04 p.m., police were called to the area of 128 W. Hazard St.

Upon arrival, they found Ashley Orach, 26, of 10 S. Pine St., in the area causing a disturbance.

She was charged with disorderly conduct.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests were reported in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Brian Hoffman, 43, of Pottsville, was stopped while traveling northbound SR209 (W. Market St.), Pottsville, about 12:05 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, after being observed crossing the double yellow line several times and almost striking another vehicle which was southbound.

Hoffman was found to be under the influence and transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Danielsville man was charged with multiple charges after he created a disturbance in Summit Hill.

According to borough police, on March 16, at 2:33 a.m., officers were dispatched to East Lehigh Street for a male causing a disturbance.

Police were advised that the man in question, later identified as Michael Lloyd Iudicello, 31, of 820 N. Hokendauqua Drive, had been physically removed from the establishment at that location and he had threatened to shoot two individuals.