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Police Logs

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

State police of Frackville are investigating the theft of a tow-along cement mixer from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said Glen Allen Korell, of 102 Country View Lane, Orwigsburg, reported the mixer, a 1990's Stone model, six-cubic feet capacity, was removed from property near a barn located at the intersection of Pine Creek Road and SR443, in East Brunswick Township.

The mixer has a single axle and has a pintle hitch. The mixer contains a eight horse power Honda gas engine. The theft occurred sometime between Nov. 1 and 11.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on an arrest for domestic assault.

Police said about 1:10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, Kimberly Dandridge-Clark, 43, of 149 Vacation Lane, Pocono Summit, came to police headquarters and reported she had been assaulted by her husband, Terrance Clark, 45, at their residence.

She told officers that during an argument with her husband she was kicked in the back and afterward was able to leave the residence.

Police observed bruising to her back and injuries to her arm.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck a telephone pole, knocking it down, then fleeing the scene.

Police said about 7:38 p.m. on Nov. 9 officers responded to Locust Ridge Road, near Slutter Road, to a report of a pole on the road. Upon arrival police found a telephone pole snapped in half and wires blocking the roadway.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 3:15 p.m. on Nov. 8 along SR209 in Polk Township, Monroe County. Troopers said Lucille M. Rex, 84, of Palmerton, was driving a 2004 Dodge Durango southbound and approaching Vixen Drive and proceeding up an incline of a hill while negotiating a right curve. At the crest of the hill Rex was blinded by the sun and lost control of the vehicle.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), following an incident that occurred about 9:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, along SR4033, near SR339, in North Union Township.

State police at Frackville said troopers encountered a vehicle at the above location which was stopped and impeding traffic.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred on a parking lot of the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township.

Troopers said someone damaged the side of the parked vehicle of Amanda Sleva, 29, of Cressona. The incident occurred sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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

Troopers said the Torco Supply Company property in East Penn Township, Carbon County, was entered sometime between 3 p.m. Nov. 5 and 9 a.m. on Nov. 6. Removed was a welding machine and tools.

The residence located at 2115 Upper Smith Gap Road, in Saylorsburg, Monroe County, was entered sometime between Nov. 3-5. Removed was multiple Bostitch, Mikita, and Dewalt tools, and a Yamaha generator. The stolen items are the property of Larry Charles Stametz, of Wind Gap, troopers said.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Rush Township police arrested Michael D. Hannock, 36, of Grier City, on Nov. 6 in connection with a violation of a protection from abuse (PFA) order.

Hannock allegedly went to the township home of his victim and proceeded to slash the tires on her vehicle. The incident took place at 2:44 p.m. Hannock was apprehended and arraigned before duty District Judge Carol Pankake, of Tremont, who released him on unsecured bail.

Hannock also faces charges of criminal mischief.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Two incidents or scattering rubbish in Monroe County are being probed.

State police at Lehighton said both incidents occurred in Polk Township. An 85-year-old female resident of Dorshimer Road, reported someone dumped household garbage on her property. The incident was reported on Nov. 8.

The township municipal authority reported sometime between Nov. 7-9, someone dumped household garbage along Polk Township Road.

Anyone with information concerning either incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

A McAdoo man is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), following an incident in Rush Township on Oct. 24.

Township police made a traffic stop at 4:10 a.m. and identified the driver as Benjamin G. Smith, 22. Smith was transported to a Pottsville Hospital for blood work. The results indicated a .159 percent blood alcohol content.

Other charges are also pending.