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Police Logs

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Summit Hill man was found to be under the influence of alcohol after an incident in Summit Hill on Oct. 23.

According to borough police, officers received a call from an elderly female at 1:02 am., who said that someone was ringing her doorbell. Police responded to the 200 block of East Lehigh Street and observed Donald Fernandes III on the front porch.

He was heavily intoxicated and believed that the home was his residence.

He was charged with public drunkenness.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Summit Hill dog owner was charged after police received complaints about the K-9.

According to Summit Hill police, on Nov. 15, officers received a complaint of a dog running at large. The animal in question was owned by Kristina Houser, 35, of 6 E. White St.

Officers noted that more complaints involving this same dog had also been filed by residents.

Houser was charged for dogs running at large.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Scott Schulte, 22, of 285-46 Lower Nis Hollow, Lehighton, faces charges from an incident which took place at 11:31 p.m. March 30, 2010, in Lansford.

Charges of driving under the influence (DUI), accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property, and careless driving were filed by Officer Jeffrey Ohl.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Ohl was dispatched to a hit-and-run to a parked vehicle in the area of West Ridge and Cortright streets.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Summit Hill police received a report from the borough secretary regarding a bad check she received from a resident.

According to police, the check was written on Sept. 24 by Anthony Rivituso, 22, of 3 E. Ludlow St., Apt. 1. He was charged with a bad check charge.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

A Carbon County woman is facing a charge of theft.

State police at Lehighton said Tonia Marie Howarth, 45, of Pohopoco Drive, Kunkletown, Towamensing Township, was charged with allegedly entering the apartment of Marion Ruth Lockard, 49, of 7715 Pohopoco Drive, Kunkletown, Towamensing Township, and removing various types of medications.

The incident occurred on Saturday, Nov. 19, about 11:50 a.m., troopers said.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a three vehicle crash on Friday, Nov. 18, in Schuylkill County. It was one of three crashes, including a hit and run, probed by troopers.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Michael Raposo, 22, of 35 W. Ridge St., Lansford, faces charges after an incident which took place at 3 a.m. April 30 at Turkey Hill. A retail theft charge was filed by Lansford Det./Sgt. Jack Soberick. According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Soberick was called to the store on a report of a shoplifter who was lingering outside. He spoke with the clerk, who told Soberick he had seen the male who was standing outside pick up and conceal packages of potato chips and nuts, then leave the store without paying for them.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating three crashes recently.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 1:38 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, along Drift Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Justin F. Bernhard, 20, of Palmerton, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound when the car went onto the berm and struck a shed. Bernhard suffered a minor injury and was transported to the Palmerton Hospital by Palmerton ambulance, troopers said.

He was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board cited two Carbon County businesses for violation of the state liquor code.

Failte Inc., trading as Molly Maguire's Pub & Steak House, 5 Hazard Square, Jim Thorpe, was cited for used, or permitted to be used on the inside/outside of the licensed premises, a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment, or the advertisement thereof, could be heard outside. The alleged violation occurred on Sept. 22.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

State police at Frackville are looking for a hit-and-run driver following an incident in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the crash occurred about 5:50 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, along Interstate 81 in Kline Township. Troopers said Patrick G. Hall, 35, of Pratville, Ala., was driving a 2010 Honda Odyssey northbound in the left lane when another vehicle was about to pass him. The other vehicle struck the Honda.

Hall pulled onto the right shoulder and the other driver onto the left shoulder. After traffic cleared the other driver fled northbound.