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Police Logs

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Monroe County man is being sought for assault on a state trooper and numerous other charges following an incident that occurred on Friday, Nov. 2.

State police at Lehighton are seeking the whereabouts of Robert Paul Smith III, 21, last known address of 617 Kunkletown Road, of Kunkletown, Polk Township.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 9 p.m. when a patrol unit attempted to stop Smith for several vehicle code violations, including speeding, going 107 miles-per-hour in a 55 zone, and driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Monday, November 5, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests.

Troopers said Robert Michael Gardner, 25, of Hawley, was stopped for vehicle code violations about 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 27, along SR209 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. He was subsequent placed under arrest for DUI.

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Schuylkill County teen, who was seriously injured when the vehicle he was a passenger in was involved in a crash on Oct. 19 has died of those injuries.

The Lehigh County coroner's office said Kyle Bender, 15, of 152 N. State St., Branchdale, died at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, at 3:48 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. The cause of death was listed as blunt force trauma he sustained in the crash.

The accident occurred about 3:47 p.m. along Center St., in Frailey Township, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Monday, November 5, 2012

A Schuylkill County resident is facing a drug possession count following an incident that occurred about 10:36 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 2,

State police at Frackville said troopers went to 8 Park St., Mechanicsville, to take Marvin Marion Nowling, 50, of Cumbola, into custody on a bench warrant issued by the county court.

While taking him into custody troopers found heroin in Nowling's possession. He was lodged in the county prison on the warrant with the drug charge to be filed.

Friday, November 2, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver sustained injuries in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 10:28 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, along SR901 (Gordon Nagle Trail), in North Manheim Township. State police at Schuylkill Haven also reported on another crash that occurred Wednesday.

Troopers said Brandon M. Kemmerling, 26, of Cressona, was driving a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire northbound when his vehicle drifted off the east side of the road. The Sunfire struck an embankment and overturned onto its roof. It then slid north for about 75 feet before coming to rest in the northbound lane.

Friday, November 2, 2012

State police at Frackville reported on two crashes probed by troopers this week in Schuylkill County.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, along SR924 in Mahanoy Township. Troopers said Thomas J. Kehl, 22, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta too fast for conditions on the wet road and entering a right hand curve. He did not slow down enough to negotiate the curve, troopers said, with the car continuing straight across the south lane and onto the berm.

Friday, November 2, 2012

A Carbon County driver is facing charges following an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Richard Padora, 28, of E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, was driving southbound on Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, about 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1, through a construction zone.

Padora's vehicle struck several roadway signs as the road tapered to one lane. He entered a closed left lane of travel, continued southbound through the closed lane where there were three workers present actively working in the closed lane.

Friday, November 2, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 1:36 p.m. on Oct. 27 in the area of 315 W. Main St., in Girardville.

State police at Frackville said a white female from Girardville complained that as she drove in the area stated a flashlight was thrown out of a passing car and struck the windshield on her vehicle.

Friday, November 2, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of two tree stands.

Troopers said the two stands were placed along SR443 (at 57 Sudeberg Road), in Pine Grove Township, marked for sale. They were chained to a wooden table.

An unknown criminal pulled up to the site, cut the chain with a bolt cutter, and took the two stands. The stands were the property of David Michael Schaeffer, 61, of Pine Grove.

The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, troopers said.

Friday, November 2, 2012

A Nesquehoning resident has been charged following a domestic incident.

Borough police Officer Chad McGowan was dispatched to 154 E. Catawissa St., about 10:42 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, to a report of a domestic dispute. On scene he was met by Sarah Storms, of that address, who said her finance, Brent Leibenguth, 28, also of that address, got into a dispute.