Saturday, February 6, 2016

Police Logs

Monday, February 6, 2012

Heidi M. Keiper, 42, of Effort, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 7:37 p.m. Feb. 2 on the Effort-Neola Road in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said she was driving a 1999 Merdeces E320 eastbound, just west of Route 715, when the vehicle drove off the south shoulder of the road, striking a tree and branches. It continued to travel east off the south shoulder, striking another tree with its right front end and turning over onto its roof and coming to rest in the middle of the roadway.

Monday, February 6, 2012


Kevin Booth Sr., 43, of 355 Hahns Dairy Road, Palmerton, for terroristic threats and 2 counts of harassment. The incident occurred on Dec. 18 at 8:34 p.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

Dylon Park, 30, of 651 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Jan. 21 at 6:30 a.m. at the above address.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a harassment incident that happened at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Lehigh Learning and Adjustment Center, Lowhill Township.

Police said they were called to the center by staff members who reported a harassment incident. Upon speaking to the victim, a 17-year-old female from Emmaus, she told police she was dancing in the hallway when an 18-year-old male from Allentown grabbed her from behind and touched her inappropriately.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating a burglary that was discovered at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 in Penn Forest Township.

The victim is Margie Parto of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Police said someone entered her residence along Mansi Drive in the Indian Mountain Lakes development by forcing open the front door.

Police said it is not known if anything was taken in the burglary.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said a 29-year-old woman who was reported missing on Feb. 4 at 12:18 a.m. was later located in Pocono Township.

Police said Jennifer Rose Riale, Arlene Drive, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, was missing since she was last seen at 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the F-Grey Park office complex along Route 611.

Police said she was found on Route 611 by Pocono Township police.

Monday, February 6, 2012

On Friday, Pocono Mountain Regional Police conducted a traffic stop on Fork Street, Mount Pocono, for an equipment violation.

While speaking with the driver, Janice Woodberry, 27, of Albrightsville, police detected the odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed marijuana paraphernalia.

Charges will be filed through Judge Fluegel's office.

Monday, February 6, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a traffic stop.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Peter Anthony Ianniello, 44, of Tobyhanna, was stopped about 2:20 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, along SR196 after being observed committing several traffic violations.

He was found to be under the influence. He was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results, police said.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported a theft from a vehicle.

Police reported that someone entered the black Chevrolet Avalanche of Steven Edward Moore, 26, of Tower City, between 4:15 and 10 a.m. and removed a pair of Oakley sunglasses, Smith and Wesson handcuffs, cell phone holder and the victim's checkbook from inside the vehicle.

The total loss was estimated at $150, excluding the checkbook.

Monday, February 6, 2012

James S. Smith, 46, of Kaska, has been arrested by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while his license is suspended because of a DUI charge.

Police said the incident happened at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 5 at Pine and Coal streets in Port Carbon.

Police said they observed the man driving a vehicle with its lights out on Pike Street. After making the traffic stop, police said Smith exhibited signs of intoxication and was unable to perform standardized field sobriety tests.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

A Hazleton man wanted by Lansford police has turned himself in.

Jeronto J. Bryan Jr., 32, whose last known address was 633 W. Diamond Ave. Apt. C, Hazleton, surrendered Thursday to District judge Casimir Kosciolek of Lansford and was released on unsecured bail.