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Police Logs

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported the arrest of a Northumberland County man for harassment.

Troopers said on Sunday, Dec. 11, about 4 a.m. at 135 Pike St., in Port Carbon, Brian Michael Moleski, 25, of Mount Carmel, was involved in a physical altercation with another person. During the altercation Chesley Sue Bailey, 23, of Port Carbon, was incidentally struck in the face by Moleski. The person involved in the altercation with Moleski fled the scene.

Troopers cited Moleski for striking Bailey.

Monday, December 12, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2:06 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, along Patterson St., at Second St., in Saint Clair.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Sean Liam Farrell, 23, of Saint Clair, was stopped when he was observed driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty without the headlights on. He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests.

Monday, December 12, 2011

A Monroe County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. on Dec. 7 along SR209, just south of Mineola Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Dolores A. Horvath, 84, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu northbound when the car left the road and hit a utility pole along the berm. Damages were disabling to the vehicle and moderate to the pole. Horvath was not injured.

Troopers cited Horvath for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about noon on Saturday, Dec. 10, along Deiberts Valley Road, in South Manheim Township. Troopers said Dylan Scott Drost, 21, of Schuylkill Haven, was westbound in a 1996 Honda Accord when the vehicle crossed both lanes of travel and struck an embankment along the berm causing the vehicle to roll over and come to rest on its roof.

Friday, December 9, 2011

The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking the next-of-kin of Robert Young, 60, of Allentown.

Young was pronounced dead on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11:56 a.m. at the Red Carpet Inn, 731 Hausman Rd. South Whitehall Township. An autopsy was scheduled for Friday morning to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with family information for Young is asked to contact the coroner's office at (610) 782-3426.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A Tamaqua man faces driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Rush Township.

Daniel T. Niu, 29, will be charged with DUI of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges stem from a 12:43 a.m. incident on Dec. 4.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 7:08 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, along SR895 (Rock Road), in Washington Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Kirk E. Wesner, 21, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2001 Nissan Sentra westbound and descending a slight hill when he came upon some standing water on the road. Wesner traveled through the water without slowing down. His vehicle then spun counter-clockwise causing him to lose control.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A Slatington driver, involved in a two-vehicle crash in Lehigh County, was cited, state police at Fogelsville said. The accident occurred about 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, along SR309 in Lynn Township.

Troopers said Amanda L. Ruhe, 26, of Slatington, was driving a 2011 Kia Sedona westbound on Mountain Road and stopped at the intersection with 309. Ruhe pulled onto 309 and into the path of a 2012 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Donna M. Dicasimirro, 56, of Mahanoy City. The right front corner of the Kia struck the left front corner of the Chevrolet.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A fugitive from justice, wanted for an armed robbery, was nabbed Thursday in Monroe County.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Rush Township Police have been busy with retail theft cases involving the Hometown Commons Walmart.

On Dec. 5, Ryan A Petrulsky, 23, and Samantha M. Gonzalez, 23, both of Freeland, were arrested after they allegedly stole merchandise valued at $209.85 from the retailer. The incident reportedly took place at 3:05 p.m.

Alexander J. Modawar Sr., 31, of Tamaqua, was cited on Dec. 7, when he allegedly took merchandise valued at $31.84. That incident was reported at 1:28 a.m.