Friday, November 27, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks, who reported last week they were investigating the finding of 13 tombstones at a site in East Norweigan Township, said the matter has been resolved in that the stones, discovered on Dec. 28, were placed on the property with permission of the owner.

Police said they learned the tombstones were unearthed near Mill Hall in Clinton County by a construction company. The firm, after having done work in the Pottsville area, had permission to dump on Reading Anthracite property where the tombstones were found, police said.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Matthew C. Stuart, 18, of New Tripoli, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 10, on Carpet Road, Township Route 633, in Weisenberg Township, state police at the Fogelsville barracks said.

Police said he was driving a 2002 Honda Accord eastbound when it traveled onto the southern shoulder of the road and struck a utility pole. Police said the pole was sheared off at the base and the remainder was hanging by utility lines until the pole could be replaced by electric and telephone companies.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that was reported at 6:29 p.m. Dec. 29 in Allentown.

John Mock of 5560 Covenant Court told police someone damaged a glass golf marker by throwing it at his residence.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said a New Tripoli woman escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash at 9 a.m., Dec. 31, on State Route 4040 in Weisenberg Township.

Police said Shannon A. Wisser, 19, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt east on the road when the vehicle went out of control due to black ice. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a guard rail before coming to a halt.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Monday, January 2, 2012

James Harris II, 34, of Blakeslee, was committed to the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville, on charges relating to an assault case that was reported at 6:47 p.m., Dec. 24, at the Briar Crest Woods, Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police said the man was taken into custody at his residence and charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment.

The victim is Sherry DeHaven, 43, of Bangor.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks were summoned at 6:50 a.m., Dec. 9, to Limeport Pike in Lower Milford Township where two vehicles crashed.

Police said Nickole K. Knapp, 27, of Coopersburg, was driving a 2009 Dodge Caliber southbound when it encountered a large patch of black ice. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which crossed into the northbound lane where it struck the front of a 2010 Lexus RX 350, operated by Dawn Ferketich, 59, of Green Lane.

Friday, December 30, 2011

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a burglary at a home in Tuscarora.

The breakin hapened between 5 p.m. Dec. 28 and 6 a.m. Dec. 29 at a residence on Chestnut Street.

Police said someone forcibly entered the home and removed various jewelry, coins and men's clothing.

Friday, December 30, 2011

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a hit-and-run accident that happened between 2:15-2:30 a.m. Dec. 30 on Schuylkill Mountain Road in South Manheim Township.

Police said the victim is William Betz, 62, of Schuylkill Haven, whose property was damaged by a runaway vehicle, possibly a Jeep Wrangler.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Nesquehoning police report the arrest of Jordan Michael Tessitore, 19, of 209 E. Patterson St., Lansford, on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest stems from an incident on Dec. 19 at 2:59 p.m. at McDonald's, 180 Market St.

Police said they were called to the restaurant after an employee noticed drug paraphernalia in a car Tessitore was driving when he went through the drive-through serving line.

Upon responding and talking to Tessitore police found him to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Friday, December 30, 2011

A criminal mischief incident that happened between 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27 and 8 a.m. Dec. 28 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is under investigation by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The victim is an unnamed resident of 34 Lemond Drive in the township who told pollice someone removed two decorative plastic candy canes from the side of the mauilbox at the residence and proceeded to strike the mailbox with a blunt object, causing damage to the side of it.