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Police Logs

Saturday, July 2, 2011

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said a 20-year-old Brodheadsville man who tried to purchase liquor by using his brother's Pa. driver's license has been cited for underaged attempt to purchase alcohol.

The incident happened at 6 p.m. June 30 at the State Wine and Spirits Shop, Chestnuthill Township.

Police said Mersim Sabovic attempted to buy two bottles of alcohol by misusing his brother's license.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said an Emmaus man was injured when a tractor ran over his leg during an incident at 8:07 p.m. June 28 in Upper Milford Township.

The victim is William Billger, 48. Police said he was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital in the Emmaus Ambulance after suffering a possible broken leg.

Police said he was operating the controls of a smaller-size tractor with a front end loader while standing near the tractor when one of the rear wheels of the tractor ran over his leg.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

A Kunkletown woman has been charged with DUI after allegedly driving while under the influence of bath salts.

Shirley Tegethoff, 46, was cited at 11 a.m. on June 30 while driving on 57 Road in Lower Towamensing Township.

Trooper Daniel R. Nilon of the Lehighton barracks of the state police, the arresting officer, states in his incident report that the barracks received several calls about a female driving in a dangerous and erratic manner in the area of 57 Road.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

State police at Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of a cellular telephone from a minor.

The incident happened on June 30 between 10 and 1:30 p.m. in the male locker room near the Palmerton Area High School football stadium.

Police said the phone was a Blackberry Torch and has a value of $500. Also stolen was a duffle bag. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police at Lehighton barracks at (610) 377-4270.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Matthew Gallagher, 18, of East Stroudsburg, was arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police on several charges after police observed him and a 17-year-old Bartonsville boy in a vehicle at 12:46 a.m. June 29 at the Oak Street baseball fields in Mount Pocono.

Gallagher is charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Friday, July 1, 2011

A pickup truck that was reported stolen in Walnutport, was found in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said the 2005 Dodge Ram truck was found along West Bowmans Road near Dieters Hill Road, in East Penn Township, about 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 26.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Six persons were arrested by Lehighton police following three separate incidents that happened in the borough.

Police said Krystina M. Hawk, 26, of 502 Gypsy Hill, Apt. 502, and Michael B. Fisher, 24, of 362 Oak Dr., both of Lehighton, were charged with disorderly conduct after a verbal altercation on Monday, May 2, in the public parking lot in the vicinity of 80 E. Bridge St.

A 16-year-old female from Lehighton was cited for harassment after an incident on Saturday, June 18. Police said she allegedly left threatening messages on a victim's voice mailbox.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Salvatore Dorsa, 52, of Pocono Summit, is facing several charges after Pocono Mountain Regional Police responded to a domestic disturbance at 7:07 p.m. June 27 in Long Pond.

Police said they responded to 109 Minsi Trail West in the Emerald Lakes development and were told by Tina McAndrew, 42, of Long Pond, that Dorsa had assaulted her. Police then observed the man attempting to leave the scene, at which time his vehicle crashed into another vehicle in the driveway.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Daniel Narvaez, 18, of Tobyhanna, was committed to the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville, after his arraignment on June 29 on charges of criminal attempt to commit a motor vehicle theft, receiving stolen property and theft.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police said he was arrested after police were called twice to the Martz Bus Station in Mount Pocono.

Initially, police were called there at 4:20 a.m. and found Narvaez walking around looking at cars. A search of the man revealed a large rock in his pocket.

Friday, July 1, 2011

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 9 p.m. June 27 and 10:30 a.m. June 28 in Lower Macungie Township.

The victim, Jessica Lynn Meade, 27, of 3693 Clauss Drive, told police someone damaged her 2008 Chevrolet Malibu vehicle by burning the Chevy emblem/paint located on the rear trunk of the vehicle.