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Police Logs

Monday, March 12, 2012

A Mount Pocono man was removed after being trapped underneath a vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police said that at 3:53 p.m., police responded to 26 Reeder St. for a male trapped underneath a vehicle.

Police, along with EMS and Mount Pocono Fire Department, arrived on scene and observed Jeffrey Trapper, 29, of Mount Pocono, stuck between the front tire and wheel well.

Emergency services were able to elevate the vehicle and remove Trapper, who was flown by helicopter to Community Medical Center.

Monday, March 12, 2012

A truck tractor with trailer crash was probed in Schuylkill County about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 9, along Helfenstein Road, near Creek Road, in Eldred Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said David G. Parker, 56, of West Grove, Chester County, was driving a 2005 Peterbilt 387 truck tractor westbound when he failed to negotiate a sharp right curve. The truck went onto the north berm where it struck a rock embankment with its trailer causing it to overturn onto its side.

Monday, March 12, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 12:06 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, along Wildcat Road, in Walker Township.

State police at Frackville said Sharon J. Santore, 39, of MaryD, was southbound when she failed to negotiate a left curve in the road. The vehicle traveled southeast through the northbound lane. The front end made impact with the embankment on the east side of the road with the vehicle coming to rest facing southeast blocking the northbound lane.

Friday, March 9, 2012

A 17-year-old Tamaqua male faces charges following a disturbance Wednesday at the Willing Park, located on East Spruce Street.

The teen was allegedly arguing with a 15-year-old male, then punched the younger male in the head.

He will be cited for harassment.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Travis J. Dotter, 17, of Kunkletown, was cited after a mishap March 5 at 2:45 p.m. on State Route 115 in Ross Township.

Police said he was driving a 1997 Toyota Accord northbound when he swerved to the right to avoid striking a vehicle that was stopped in the road at the intersection with the Wilkes-Barre Turnpike. Police said the Accord traveled off the road and struck the guard rail on the east side of the road with its right side.

Dotter was uninjured.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating an illegal dumping incident whereby about 125 used tires were dumped on a property in Mahanoy Township.

The incident(s) happened in February and March at property owned by the Reading Anthracite Company.

Police said the property is located just north of Hills Terrace Road in the township.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Three vehicles were damaged in a crash at 2:24 p.m. March 8 on Rt. 209 in Branch Township, Schuylkill County, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks,

Friday, March 9, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred about 4:28 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, along SR4003 (Locust Ridge Road), in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County.

Police said Lynn B. Cracknell, 43, of Pocono Lake, lost control of her vehicle which left the road and struck the guard rail before rolling over. Cracknell was ejected from the vehicle, police said.

Friday, March 9, 2012

A Carbon County man was cited for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order issued in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Paul R. Mosser, 27, of Palmerton, was cited after they received a complaint from Kori Mosser, of 3641 Windy Rd., Lowhill Township. He was at the residence which was a violation of the order, troopers said. The incident occurred about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7.

Mosser was taken into custody and committed to the county prison.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of medication from a vehicle in Polk Township.

The incident happened between 11 p.m. March 4 and 9 p.m. March 6. The victim is Mary Regina Dohn, 52, of 209 Emily Way.

She told police someone gained entry to her vehicle at her residence and proceeded to steal the unnamed medication.