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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating an incident in which a brother assaulted his sister. Troopers said the incident occurred about 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at a property along Oak Road, in Washington Township.

Troopers said Pamela Jean Heiser, 36, of Schuylkill Haven, went to trailers where her father stores belongings. While there Ernest Dale Scheaffer, 35, also of Schuylkill Haven, arrived and was upset that Heiser, his sister, was in the trailers. A verbal argument ensued.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two arrests made by troopers following separate incidents in Schuylkill County.

On Friday, May 27, troopers responded ton 2058 Long Run Rd., in North Manheim Township, about 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival troopers were told by George Earhart, 63, that Harold Michael Marshall, 56, both of Schuylkill Haven, had threatened to kill him after being involved in a verbal argument. Marshall was cited for harassment.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on several crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash occurred about 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, along SR902 at Woodland Drive, in North Manheim Township. Troopers said Lewis R. Achenbach Jr., 65, of Pottsville, driving a 2001 Lexus RX300, attempted to pull out from Woodland Drive to go eastbound on 902 and failed to see a 1999 Nissan Maxima, operated by Mildred A. Yasenchak, 79, of Pottsville, eastbound. Yasenchak applied her brakes to try and avoid a collision but could not and the vehicles collided.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The theft of an all terrain vehicle (ATV) is being probed in Carbon County.

Beau E. Lampron, 32, of 123 Shawnee Drive, Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township, reported his 2005 Yamaha Raptor was stolen from his residence sometime between May 25-29. The ATV is white and red in color and bears state registration number YFM660R. It is valued at $5,995.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 646-2271.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft incident in Monroe County.

Landon Donald Gougher, 24, of 342 Chestnut Ridge, Kunkletown, Eldred Township, reported someone removed the tailgate from his white Dodge Ram truck while parked at his residence. The theft was reported at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7. The tailgate is valued at $400.

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

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a wheel and tire from a Schuylkill County location.

Troopers said a wheel belonging to a 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck and the attached tire, a B. F. Goodrich LT 265/75 R16, was taken from the property at 576 Valley Rd., in Walker Township, near Tamaqua. The wheel and tire are the property of Christopher M. Houtz, of Tamaqua.

The wheel was laying against a garage. The wheel is a five lug cast aluminum stock Dodge and the tire is new. The theft occurred sometime between June 1 and 10.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft incident.

Troopers said Renee and Carl Shupp, of Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, reported they purchased a 1955 Chevrolet and stored it in a wooded area between Hawk Farm and Little Gap roads, in the township. Sometime overnight of Friday, June 10, and Saturday, unknown persons removed numerous parts from the vehicle that were valued at $2,000.

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

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has released his report for May:

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Speeding

Leroy Biechy, Jr., 20, of 497 Fairview Street, Lehighton, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on May 13 at 4:57 p.m. on SR248 east.

A citation was issued to Kevin Good, 49, of 6694 Horseshoe Road, Orefield, for speeding. The violation occurred on June 7 at 5 p.m. on SR248 east.

Amanda Wallace, 25, of 603 S. Lehigh Gap Street, Walnutport, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on June 8 at 7:11 a.m. on SR248 east.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on a burglary at a Schuylkill County location.

Troopers said an unoccupied residence at 1607 Center Turnpike (SR61), in Deer Lake borough, was entered sometime between May 13-31 by breaking a padlocked basement door. Removed from the home was copper plumbing pipes and electrical wiring.

The home is owned by Morgan Court Partner of Narvon, Lancaster County.