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Police Logs

Friday, October 5, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said a home at 170 Cadbury St., Palo Alto, was entered sometime between Sept. 29 and Oct. 2.

Removed from the home was various coins and jewelry. The jewelry included a 1966 Nativity High School class ring, with a blue sapphire stone, a class ring from North Schuylkill High School, an emerald ring with small diamonds, a small gold nugget, and various watches. No value was listed for the items.

The listed victim was Edmund Lubinsky of Pottsville.

Friday, October 5, 2012

No injuries were reported in a two vehicle crash that occurred about 4:35 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, along Hillside Drive at State Road, in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, in which one driver fell asleep at the wheel.

State police at Frackville said Jared Shiko, 29, of Coal Township, Northumberland County, was driving a 2006 Volkswagen Jetta southbound and approaching the intersection with State Road while John Gutsie, 48, of Barnesville, driving a 2012 Toyota Tundra truck, was turning onto Hillside from State.

Friday, October 5, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers.

Troopers said about 2:25 a.m. on Sept. 29 a patrol unit came upon a crash along Mill Pond Road, west of Gilbert Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County.

While investigating the crash troopers determined the driver, Courtney M. Fields-Wolfe, 26, of Saylorsburg, was under the influence.

She was transported to the county DUI center and later released. The DUI charge is pending.

Friday, October 5, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported the apprehension of a wanted person and other arrests made recently.

Troopers said Anthony Pellegrino, 33, of Kresgeville, was taken into custody about 8:40 p.m. on Sept. 29, at the intersection of Dotters Corner and Barry S. roads, in Polk Township, Monroe County. Troopers said Pellegrino had an warrant for his arrest issued from New Jersey.

He was placed in the county prison in Snydersville.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Mason D. Beck, 24, of Kutztown, is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI), providing false identification and other counts after he gave a false name to Rush Township Police after being stopped on Lafayette Avenue on Sept. 30.

Beck was taken to the Pottsville hospital for a blood test, police said.

Friday, October 5, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on burglaries and theft incidents probed by troopers.

Troopers said they are probing several burglaries that occurred a the following locations: 103 Evergreen Court, 320 Blue Ridge Road, and 272 Shady Oaks Drive-East, all in Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County.

The listed victims are Richard Harold Krasley, 59, Carl Joseph Cuvo, 60, and Arlene Mary Tyler, 70.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Rush Township Police charged Jolene R Marek, 31, of Coaldale with DUI after she was pulled over by police on Mahanoy Avenue, Hometown, the night of September 28. Marek was taken to the Pottsville Hospital for blood work.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

McAdoo police have cited Zaine Mitchell, 31, of 595 W. Maple St., Hazleton, following a traffic stop on Sept. 8.

Patrolman Steven Homanko was on patrol at 6:30 p.m. when he observed a 2004 Honda Civic traveling south on Kennedy Drive. The vehicle did not have a driver's side mirror. The officer turned to follow the vehicle, at which time the driver increased his speed and failed to stop for a stop sign.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Hazleton man has been cited by McAdoo police following an incident on Sept. 9.

Patrolman Steven Homanko was on routine patrol at 2 a.m. when he observed a 2002 Subaru being driven on Kennedy Drive at a high rate of speed. The vehicle proceeded to turn on to West Blaine Street and the operator failed to use a turn signal. Homanko stopped the Subaru and identified the driver as Ramon Zoquier Medina, who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man is facing theft and related counts following an incident that occurred on Aug. 23.

Borough police said they responded to 112 South Ave., for a report of a unwanted person. On scene officers were told by Denise L. Staubinger that Arthur Scott Hanman, 43, of 49 W. Fourth St., had stolen her prescribed medication.

Hanman, who was on probation, was taken into custody and transported to the adult probation office at the county courthouse. He was later incarcerated on a probation violation.