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Police Logs

Friday, July 8, 2011

A traffic stop by officers of the Pocono Mountain Regional police has led to multiple charges being faced by the driver.

Police said about 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, officers stopped a vehicle along SR611 in Tobyhanna for several motor vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Deron Joseph, 45, of Mt. Pcoono.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Kidder Township police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

Moshe Mishaiey, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was cited for public drunkenness about 12:42 a.m. on July 4 following a disturbance along Estate Drive.

In another incident along Estate Drive, that occurred on July 4 about 8 p.m., Thuong Dang, 32, of Flushing, N.Y., and Cindy Ho, 24, of Jamaica, N.Y., were charged with disorderly conduct.

Stephen Gallagher, 27, of Lake Harmony, was charged with public drunkenness for an incident on July 4 about 4:30 a.m. along Spring St.

Friday, July 8, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Have released their statistical report of activities for the month of June.

In the criminal division there were 163 offenses reported, 160 founded, 87 cleared and 62 arrests made. In the traffic division there were 37 crashes investigated, one fatality, 22 injured, six hit and runs, nine drunk driving arrests, five DUI related crashes, one DUI related fatality, 167 citations issued and 57 warnings handed out.

There were 644 incidents for the month.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Kidder Township police are investigating the theft of 22 cases of beer from a township business.

Police said the beer was taken from an outside bar at Split Rock Resort. The theft occurred sometime between 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, and 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 722-0192.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Summertime, but the livin' isn't easy for Lansford police, who have their hands full with a variety of lawbreakers.

They have cited the following folks for nontraffic offenses:

Friday, July 8, 2011

A McAdoo man is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, as well as other charges, following a July 2 incident in Rush Township.

Lawrence Petrole, 50, was stopped on Claremont Avenue (SR309), at 11:30 p.m., by township police.

The officer detected signs of intoxication, but Petrole refused to submit to testing.

Friday, July 8, 2011

A Hazleton man was taken into custody by Rush Township police on July 5 following a two car accident.

Officers responded to a reported accident at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Claremont (SR309) and Holland streets. One of the vehicles involved was being driven by Christopher Karas, who has a suspended driver's license. A records check also found an outstanding arrest warrant out of New Jersey for Karas.

He was taken into custody, arraigned before District Judge Stepehen Bayer, of Tamaqua, on the warrant then lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on several arrests made by officers in recent days.

On June 30 about 9:01 p.m. officers were dispatched to 1417 Oberon Road to a report made by Sabrina Beadle, that her 16-year-old son was out of control in the residence and holding a knife.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman was cited for retail theft following an incident that occurred about 10:12 a.m. on June 28 at the Chestnut Street Market, located at 250 Chestnut St., in Cressona.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jessica L. Gustites, 26, of Schuylkill Haven, pumped 5.7 gallons of gas into her vehicle for a total cost of $20. She told the clerk she realized she did not have enough money on her and would return after going home to get the cash.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

The driver involved in a one-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County was cited.

State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 4:29 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, along Park Place Road in Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said Jeremy M. Schrepple, 27, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 2007 Toyota Scion northbound when he failed to negotiate a left curve.

The passenger side of the vehicle went onto the berm causing Schrepple to lose control.

The car went off the southeast side of the road and struck a tree with the front end.