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Police Logs

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Two 13-year-old boys were involved in an altercation at the Pleasant Valley Intermediate School, Polk Township, on Dec. 5.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said they were called there at 3:30 p.m. after the boys fought, striking each other with their hands. They were separated by staff, police said.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Aaron Marcum, 18, of Jim Thorpe, has been arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks on a charge of harassment following an incident on Dec. 5 at 7:30 0 p.m. along Route 903 in Jim Thorpe.

Police said it is alleged he used a closed fist to strike Zachary Geiger, 18, also of Jim Thorpe, in the face. The victim was treated for minor injuries, police said.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of hit and run following an incident that occurred about 10:01 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, along SR209 at Gilbert Road in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Travis P. Johnson, 22, of Kunkletown, was operating a 1995 Ford Mustang that struck a 2004 Dodge Durango of Tyrone Hernandez, 41, of Kunkletown.

Troopers said Johnson placed his vehicle in reverse and backed into Hernandez's vehicle, who was behind him. After impact Johnson fled the scene.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A Walnutport man was cited for an incident in Slatington.

Borough police said about 2:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, they responded to S. Second and E. Franklin sts., for a report of an intoxicated male.

As a result of an investigation poilce said Russell J. Diefenderfer Jr., 23, of 224 Spruce St., was cited for public drunkenness.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a ring in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Joan M. Savitsky, of Green Mountain Rd., Ringtown, East Union Township, reported a ring was removed from her home. It is valued at $699.99. The incident was reported at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

An impersonation of a police officer incident is being investigated by Pocono Mountain Regional police.

Police said the incident occurred about 5:15 p.m. in the parking lot of Bill's Shop Rite Supermarket, in Mount Pocono. A female reported she was approached by a white male while she was seated in her vehicle.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred in the Schuylkill County community of Gilberton.

Jennifer Mae Gates, 34, of 6 Chapel Lane, reported someone slashed the two drivers' side tires on her vehicle while parked in front of her home. The incident occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, and 9:45 a.m. on Sunday.

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of copper pipes from a Monroe County home.

Troopers said a residence along South Lane, in Jackson Township, was entered and removed were several copper pipes from the basement and several other items from upstairs. The break-in occurred sometime between Nov. 20 and Dec. 9. The property is owned by Phillip Brower, of Florham Park, N.J., troopers said.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rear-end crash in Schuylkill County on Monday, Dec. 12.

Troopers said Mark O. Ambrose, 23, of Ashland, was operating a 2010 Toyota Prius eastbound on Main St., in Butler Township, about 3:50 p.m. when he failed to see a 2008 Hyundai Elantra slowing down in front of him.

His Toyota struck the rear of the Elantra, which was operated by Thomas K. Blakeslee, 62, of Lavelle, Schuylkill County.

Blakeslee sustained a minor injury but did not require immediate medical attention, troopers said. Ambrose was not injured.

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a domestic incident that led to one person being cited.

The incident occurred at the home of Michelle and Joseph Marino, both 44, of 1670 Pine Ridge Lane, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said the couple were involved in an argument which turned physical about 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 6. Joseph allegedly grabbed Michelle by her left arm and pushed her down on a bed causing her to sustain a bruise to the inside of her upper left arm.

He was cited for harassment, troopers said.