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Police Logs

Monday, December 17, 2012

A husband and wife were both arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after incidents on Interstate 78 in Weisenberg Township on Dec. 14.

Monday, December 17, 2012

The theft of a 1995 Volkswagen from West Main Street in Girardville is under investigation by state police at the Frackville barracks.

The victim is Travis McCormick, 21, of Girardville.

He told police someone stole the maroon-colored vehicle and later crashed it on White Street in Shenandoah Borough, before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

Monday, December 17, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 9 p.m. and midnight Dec. 16 at the Brown Jug Bar, Tower City.

Police said someone forced open a front window of the business to gain access and proceeded to steal a cash register from behind the bar area. The register container about $200 in cash, police said.

Police said the intruder(s) also tried to steal a second cash register but left it behind while fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

The victim is Michelle Schoffstal of Tower City.

Monday, December 17, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 1-6:30 p.m., Dec. 15 at the Schuylkill Veterinary Hospital, 1170 State Route 61, North Manheim Township.

Police said someone arrived at the location and smashed a side entrance door window with an unknown object before fleeing the scene in an unknown direction.

Monday, December 17, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating the theft of items from a man's wallet at the BanditTruck Stop, 2277 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township.

The victim is Rajunder Singh of Wayne, Mich.

Police said he dropped his wallet on the ground without knowing it and when it was turned in to truck stop employees several items were removed from it.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Rashid A. Keitz, 24, of Allentown, is facing a charge of harassment as a result of an incident at 9 a.m. Dec. 10 at 3476 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said the victim is Beth Raub, 26, of Kempton.

Police said Keitz was employed by a company that gives 24/7 support to individuals who are not capable of living and being dependent on their own. On the above date and time, it is alleged he was on duty to care for the victim, during which time he allegedly pushed her into a chair causing bruising on the right side of her hip.

Monday, December 17, 2012

A 16-year-old boy from Frackville suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 8;32 p.m. dec. 16 on Township Route 4032 in Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville barracks said the boy was driving a 1999 Ford Taurus east on the road at a time when the roadway was wet and dense fog was in the area. Police said he failed to begotiate a curve in the roadway causing the Taurus to leave the road and strike a tree.

The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Jacob S. Jackson, 18, of Wescosville, has been arrested by state police at the Fogelsville barracks on a charge of retail theft.

Police said he was caught by store security at the Wal-Mart Store, Lower Macungie Township, as he tried to leave the premises by concealing $40.95 worth of Magic playing cards.

The incident happened at 1:05 p.m. Dec. 14.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Travis Edward Miller, 24, of Hamburg, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop at 3:44 a.m. Dec. 1 on Interstate 78 in Upper Saucon Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said he was stopped for multiple traffic violations after which time police learned he was driving while intoxicated.

He was transported to the Lehigh County Central Booking Center for arraignment.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Kayla M. Heffley, 28, of Bath, sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 7:41 a.m. Dec. 14 on Silver Springs Boulevard in Eldred Tow nship, Monroe County, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said she was driving a 2013 Hyundai Sonata northbound when she fell aleep. The vehicle drifted off the east shoulder of the roadway and struck a utility pole with its fron end. Polcie said the pole was snapped in half and the car came to rest facing northwest off the east shoulder of the roadway with the pole laying actross the car.