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Police Logs

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following driving under the influence (DUI) arrests.

On Saturday, Sept. 22, about 12:19 a.m. police received a report of a hit-and-run accident in the parking lot of Da's Pub, located along SR115, in Blakeslee. A Dodge pickup truck was identified as a vehicle that struck the building and fled.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

A student at Palmerton Area High School in Lower Towamensing Township, has been charged with harassment. It was one of two harassment incidents reported by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said a 14-year-old male was charged after he poked a 13-year-old male in the forehead with his finger and jumped on his back. The incident occurred between 10-11:45 a.m. on Sept. 13, troopers said.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

State police at Frackville reported on a burglary and theft incidents being investigated by troopers.

The break-in occurred at Hammer's Towing, located in the 1200 block of Valley Road, in Cass Township. Forced entry was made to the business. Removed was cash and checks. The incident occurred sometime beween 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 20 and 8 a.m. on Sept. 21.

Monday, September 24, 2012

The theft of a car dolly from a location in Schuylkill County is being investigated by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

The victim is James Dwayne Eichert, 39, of East Wiconisco Avenue, Tower City.

He told police between 3 p.m. Sept. 18 and 8:30 a.m. Sept. 20 someone removed the unsecured car dolly from the driveway of the victim's neighbor and fled the scene undetected.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Taylor Jade Kerkusz, 20, of Allentown, has been arrested by state police at the Fogelsville barracks for driving under the influence of marijuana.

Police said she was stopped for speeding at 12:45 a.m. Sept. 22 on Route 22 in Upper Macungie Township, at which time officers discovered she was under the influence of the controlled substance.

In another report, police said Angel Xaviyer Santos, 19, of Catasauqua, was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at 1:57 a.m. Sept 22, along on Rt. 22.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Dean Loren Elliot, 52, of Cressona, has been arrested by state police at Schuylkill Haven on charges of disorderly conduct.

Police said the charge stems from an incident at 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at 112 Pottsville St., Cressona. The victim is Derek Allen Mountz, 28, of Cressona.

Police said the accused was in the parking lot and street in an intoxicated state, cursing and yelling at the victim.

Monday, September 24, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 and 7:30 a.m. Sept. 22 in Barry Township, Schuylkill County.

The victims are Daniel J. Brennan, 61, of Hamburg, John J. Radigan, 75, of long Island City, N.Y., and Michael J. Lenick, 63, of Hegins.

Police said someone arrived at the scene along Orchard Drive in the township overnight and proceeded to pry open a garage door to a pole building, stealing several batteries, a small cement mixer motor and about 10 feet of copper pipe.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Three persons were injured in a fight that took place around 1:20 a.m. Sept. 22 outside of Goodfella's Bar, North Manheim Township, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Police said "multiple subjects" were involved in the fight.

Injured were Brandon Schaffer, 24, who police said was an aggravated assault victim, and Daniel Stevenson, 22, and Michelle Rohrbach, 23, who police said were victims of simple assaults. All are from Pottsville.

Monday, September 24, 2012

One person was hurt in a two-vehicle accident at 3:58 p.m. Sept. 21 on Route 309 in Lynn Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said David J. Fritzinger, 60, of Pottsville, sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton. Police said he received minor lacerations.

Monday, September 24, 2012

A Barry Township home was entered between 1 p.m. Sept. 21 and 10 a.m. Sept. 22, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

The victim is William Snyder, 67,of Hegins.

He told police someone entered his residence at 777 Hill Road in the township by smashing a rear window located to the right of his back door. Upon entering the premises, the intruder(s) took a 100-foot copped extension cord and a 20-foot work light cord. Each of the items have $15 values on them.