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Police Logs

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

State police at Frackville said a Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident after watching a football game.

Troopers said Christopher Burke, 32, and Jon Koons, 46, both of Saint Clair, were watching a football game on television at 144 Arnot St., New Castle Township, on Sunday, Nov. 18.

About 11:50 p.m., after the game was over, an intoxicated Koons grabbed an intoxicated Burke and pushed him to the ground. As Koons and Burke were falling they reportedly fell into a stove in the kitchen and shattered the glass on the door. There were no injuries reported.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Two Schuylkill County men are facing multiple charges after they were caught on private property allegedly trying to steal steel piping.

State police at Frackville identified the two as Bobby Carnell, 31, and Jeffrey Reimard, 33, both of Mahanoy City.

According to troopers on Thursday, Nov. 15, about 12:10 to 12:20 p.m. the two arrived at the property of Schuylkill Energy Resources-Yatesville co-generation plant, located along SR54, in Mahanoy Township, on a four wheel all terrain vehicle (ATV).

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Michael B. Dixon, 30, of Shenandoah, was stopped about 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, along Interstate 78 eastbound near SR100 in Upper Macungie Township, after failing to maintain his lane of travel and failure to use a turn signal.

He was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance-marijuana, troopers said.

He was taken into custody and charged.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a theft incident in Schuylkill County involving PennDOT equipment.

Troopers said an exhaust pipe and air cleaner from a backhoe owned by PennDOT was stolen sometime between 2 p.m. on Nov. 15 and 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 16. The backhoe was parked along Forest Lane at Big Diamond Road, in Cass Township.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Carbon County teen was cited following a two vehicle crash that occurred about 11 a.m. on Nov. 15 at the intersection of SR222 bypass and Kressler Road, in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Rebekah L. Fritz, 18, of Lehighton, was driving a 2001 Dodge Neon northbound on 222 while Jeffrey E. Brewer, 52, of Norwich, Conn., was westbound on Kressler Road driving a 1999 Chrysler 300.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), following an incident that occurred on Sunday, Nov. 18, about 2:30 a.m. along Fork St. in Mount Pocono.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were dispatched to the area for a reported accident. Officers were told one of the vehicles involved had left the scene headed north on SR611.

Police located the vehicle at SR611 and Hemlock Drive. The vehicle had severe front end damage and was smoking. The driver was identified as Pedro Maisonet, 29, of East Stroudsburg.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating two burglaries at Carbon County locations. They also reported on an access device fraud case.

The residence at 145 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township, was entered sometime between Oct. 21 and Nov. 3. Entry was gained by removing an air conditioner from a basement window. Once inside the criminals removed a television and stereo. The home is owned by Karen Rinaldi, 61, of Blue Bell, Montgomery County.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a four vehicle crash about 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the intersection of state routes 901 and 209 in Branch Township, Schuylkill County, the Pottsville-Minersville road.

Troopers said Vincent A. Gargano, 75, of Saint Clair, was driving a 2011 Ford Ranger westbound on 901 and attempted to make a left turn onto 209 when he pulled into the path of a 1998 Buick Regal driven by Matthew E. Meyers, 25, of Pottsville, who was eastbound.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Pennsylvania state police is looking for information on an unsolved case, which involved the murder of U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Robert Daniel Corriveau. He was discovered deceased along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Chester County, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Carbon County woman was jailed on Friday after a stabbing incident, which was the result of a domestic dispute.

State police at Lehighton said about 10:24 p.m. troopers were called to 1361 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton, in East Penn Township, for a domestic dispute. After further investigation troopers said Kristy Ann Jones, 23, was taken into custody for stabbing Michael Paul Wallace, 29, in the face during a dispute. Both Jones and Wallace were transported to the Palmerton hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in the incident.