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Police Logs

Monday, July 16, 2012

Rush Township Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the culprits responsible for a rash of thefts from vending machines. The machines are located at the Hometown Commons Wal-mart.

Anyone with information may contact police at (570) 668-4242.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Several incidents were reported by the Mahoning Township Police Department.

They are:

Ÿ James and Shannon Rehrig of Lehighton have been charged with cruelty to animals as a result of an incident on July 3.

Police said that at 2:40 p.m. on that date, a 911 caller reported a dog locked inside of a vehicle with the windows up in the Carbon Plaza Mall parking lot.

The driver returned to the vehicle, and left before police arrived. At the time of the report the temperature was 90 degrees.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Several citations have been issued by the Lehighton Police Department.

Charged were:

Ÿ Richard E. Hartranft, 47, of Lehighton, cited twice for public drunkenness on Thursday, June 28. The first incident occurred in the vicinity of 223 N. First St. at 7:40 p.m. The second was at the trestle at 11:30 p.m.

Ÿ Anthony Dick, 29, of Bridge Street, Lehighton, was cited for passing a bad check in the amount of $191.95, written to Mallard Markets, Lehighton, on Saturday, May 5.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Jeffrey Schnettel of Tobyhanna, who was wanted by authorities in Northampton and Lehigh counties, was arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police at 1:20 a.m. July 11.

Police said the man was seen at his residence by security personnel at A Pocono Country Place, where he resides. Police arrived and arrested him in the garage on his property.

He was wanted on a warrant for theft and two other warrants, one in each of the above counties.

Friday, July 13, 2012

State police at Fogelsville are investigating a burglary at a Lehigh County home.

Troopers said the residence of James Thomas Landsfeld, 4719 Aziza Road, New Tripoli, Lowhill Township, and removed multiple items. The entry occurred sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on June 25.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Coaldale police have charged a Northampton County man with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after taking $3,048 from a borough woman for roof repairs that were never done.

James Michael Deiter, 30, of 897 N. Summit Rd., Bath, allegedly took the money and ran, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed by Police Chief Tim Delaney.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional Police have reported the arrest of Jessica Franks, 23, of Tobyhanna.

Police said she is facing charges of simple assault, harassment, and possession of drug paraphernalia, stemming from an incident that happened at 3 a.m. July 12 at 510 Belvidere Road, Pocono Farms East.

Pollice said they were called there by Laura Franks, the mother of the defendant, who reported that during an argument she had with her daughter, the daughter had bit her. Police said they observed the bite mark and bruising of the arm.

Friday, July 13, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating an incident that occurred in Carbon County.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 83 Minisink Trail, Mt. Pocahontas, Penn Forest Township. Someone attempted to remove a screen from a window and then shot several other windows with a BB gun.

The property is owned by Armando Rudolph Defreitas, 64, of Ridgewood, N.Y.

The incident occurred sometime between Nov. 23, 2011, and July 8.

Friday, July 13, 2012

A New York state driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Monroe County.

State police at Fern Ridge said Joseph Ferrara, 51, of Staten Island, was stopped at a DUI checkpoint set up along SR715, near Possinger Road, in Jackson Township, about 10:20 p.m. on July 7.

Troopers said Ferrara initially failed to stop at the checkpoint and traveled through it at an unsafe speed.

He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

Friday, July 13, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a flag from a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said a 52x52 sewn cotton Confederate flag was removed from the property of Barry L. Stocker, 66, of 135 Main St., Klingerstown, Upper Mahantongo Township.

The theft occurred sometime between July 8-10.