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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Freeland man was treated to a stay in the Schuylkill County prison, Pottsville, following a retail theft incident in Hometown.

Rush Township police were dispatched to the Hometown Commons Walmart at 10:08 a.m. Sunday after a man stole a television valued at $289. Officers responded to the super center and attempted to take Robert M. Bonney Jr., 33, into custody. Bonney fled in a vehicle traveling into Kline Township. He then abandoned the vehicle near a silt dam, fleeing into a wooded area.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Lansford woman was cited by Tamaqua police on Friday, July 27, after allegedly causing a disturbance at the Subway Restaurant, 38 W. Broad St.

Officers were dispatched to the sandwich shop at 6:23 p.m. after an employee called to report a woman was smashing a chair. Patrolman Matt Houser identified the woman as Eve Lloyd Jones, of 368 W. Ridge St.

Jones was cited for disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a case of property being found left at a site in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Police said a piece of construction equipment/vehicle was left in the area of Hell Hollow Road in the township.

Police are trying to locate the owner of the property and are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them at 610-377-4270.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of a homeless man on an outstanding warrant.

Police said officers were patroling a firemens carnival in Mount Pocono about 9:11 p.m. on Friday, July 27, when they observed a male acting suspiciously. Police made contact with the male, who they determined was homeless and was under the influence of a controlled substance.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Nesquehoning police reported on numerous citations issued by officers.

From July 14-29, officers issued four speeding, expired inspection (three), red light violation, no passing zone, and no protective eye equipment-motorcycle citations.

The speeding citations involved speeds of 43 in a 25, 70 in a 55, and 56 and 57 in a 40 zone. The areas included 300 block of E. and W. Catawissa St., state routes 209 and 93, and Mermon Avenue.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a theft that happened between 8 a.m. July 23 and 3 p.m. July 24 in Towamensing Township.

The victim is Christopher David Housel, 42, of 155 Saw Mill Lane, Lehighton.

He told police someone took a woodstove, burn pit and two remote controls for remote control helicopters from his residence. The items stolen have a combined value of $850, police said.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A 15-year-old female from Summit Hill was charged after she defaced school property.

According to Summit Hill police, on June 21, at 12:39 p.m., police received a report from Panther Valley Middle School that a female student was seen defacing school property.

She was charged with institutional vandalism, defacing school property, and criminal mischief.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Jared Dotter of Kunkletown is facing charges of criminal trespass adn possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of an incident at 11:35 p.m. July 29 in Weissport.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said the incident happened at Weissport Beverage, 434 White St.

Police said Dotter entered the property and approached the rear door, after which time he was confronted by the owner of the business. Police said Dotter fled on foot and was apprehended on Franklin Street a short time after the incident took place.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Monroe County woman has been cited for retail theft.

State police at Fern Ridge said troopers were called to Kinsley's Shop Rite, located along SR209 in Chestnuthill Township, about 12:31 p.m. on July 26 for a reported of a theft.

On scene troopers said Gina Zimbardo, 46, of Gilbert, was in custody by store personnel. She allegedly took $33.86 worth of merchandise and placed them in her purse and did not pay for them while paying for other items.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Summit Hill man was cited after he threatened a neighbor.

According to Summit Hill police, on July 19, at 9:11 p.m., police received a report of an individual causing a disturbance with a dirt bike. The caller also said that when he approached the driver, identified as Ryan Filer, 25, of 30 W. Holland St., Apt. 7. Filer threatened him.

Filer was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment, and two traffic violations.