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Police Logs

Friday, April 29, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests.

On Saturday, April 23, about 11:15 a.m. officers were called to the Walmart store in Mt. Pocono by loss prevention officers. Police were told that Joshua J. Rinehart, 28, of Cresco, was observed concealing $67.48 worth of various items on his person and leaving the store without paying for them. He was issued a summary citation for retail theft and then released.

Friday, April 29, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on two arrests made by troopers this week.

On Tuesday, April 26, about 11:34 p.m. troopers observed Joseph Pizzutti, 64, of Lehighton, walking into traffic at the intersection of state routes 443 and 209, in Lehighton. He was under the influence of alcohol.

He was placed under arrest and cited for public drunkenness, troopers said.

Friday, April 29, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating several theft incidents.

Troopers said the theft of 1,000 feet of welding cables is being probed. The incident occurred at the Weld Services, located along SR209, in Gilbert, Polk Township, Monroe County. The cable was removed fro a rack that was located behind the business. It was taken sometime betwen April 15-21, troopers said. No value was listed for the cable.

Friday, April 29, 2011

A Berks County man, wanted for the armed robbery of a Lehigh County branch bank, has been apprehended.

State police at Fogelsville said Corey S. Angstadt, 43, formerly of Temple, was taken into custody on Thursday at about 6:25 p.m. Troopers did not indicate where Angstadt was found.

He has been charged with the robbery fo the TD branch bank office at 5980 Hamilton Blvd., in Lower Macungie Township, on Monday, April 25, about 6:17 p.m.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Berks County man is being sought for a bank robbery that occurred at a Lehigh County branch bank office earlier this week.

State police at Fogelsville said they are seeking Corey S. Angstadt, 43, whose last known address was 1213 Beaumont Ave., in Temple.

Angstadt is wanted for robbery and related charges for an incident at the TD Bank, located at 5980 Hamilton Blvd., in Lower Macungie Township.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Tamaqua police have cited three men and a juvenile following an apparent drinking party at Kellner's Dam on Tuesday.

Officers were dispatched to the popular fishing spot at 12:57 a.m. and observed four males congregated in the area of the concession stand. The officer also found five unopened cans of Milwaukee beer, two empty beer cans and an empty can of Colt 45 malt liquor on the ground. In addition, he observed two beer cans floating in the water.

All four males were transported back to the station.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A McAdoo woman, who refused to stop when directed to do so by Rush Township fire police, has been cited.

Police say Patricia A. Headley was traveling on East Main Street at 10:20 p.m. on April 17 where fire police had shutdown the road due to downed power lines. She was stopped a short distance later and police were contacted.

Headley was found to be in a highly intoxicated state. Blood tests indicate a .14 percent blood/alcohol content, almost twice the legal limit of .08.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Monday, April 25, for retail theft at a county department store.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Scott B. Haluska, of Schuylkill Haven, was charged with entering Boscov's in the Fairlane Village Mall, in Norwegian Township, and removing about $429.97 worth of electronic items including two Sony Blu-ray DVD players, one being a 3D unit, and one Panasonic Blu-ray DVD player.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

A Monroe County man was cited at a accident scene.

State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred about 8:13 a.m. on April 17 along Pheasant Run Road, near Merwinsburg Road, in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers said Geroge Chamas, 58, of Saylorsburg, a volunteer fireman, and Neal Murphy, 74, of Kunkletown, became involved in a verbal argument over the closure of Pheasant Run Road due to a traffic accident.

During the dispute Murphy got out of his vehicle and allegedly bumped Chamas. Murphy was cited for harassment, troopers said. Chamas was not injured in the incident.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Speeding

William Graver, Jr., 43, of 146 Robrucel Drive, Lehighton, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on April 18 at 6:52 a.m. on SR248 east.

A citation was filed against Mark Solt, 41, of 135 Main St., Lehighton, for speeding. The violation occurred on April 19 at 12:48 a.m. on SR248 east.

Keith Smith, 23, of 311 White St., Bowmanstown, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on April 18 at 6:36 a.m. on SR248 east.