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Police Logs

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating an incident where two dogs were found dead in a plastic garbage bag.

Police said the bag was found along Green Road near SR196 about 3:59 p.m. on Friday, April 8. The dogs appear to have been two fully grown pit bulls. One of the dogs was a female with a white body and a black head. The other dog was a male and was dark brown with brindle striping on it.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a criminal mischief incident in Monroe County.

Troopers said Colette E. Holle, 55, of Tier 1, Dueblers Trailer Park, Polk Township, reported someone used a sharp object to damage the paint on her 2005 Chevrolet Equinox while parked at her residence. The incident occurred sometime between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 11.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A tractor-trailer rig crashed early Wednesday, April 13, along Interstate 81 in West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Francis Atiapo, 44, of Charlotte, N.C., was driving a 2005 Freightliner Century tractor with 1997 Wabash van trailer northbound about 12:45 a.m. when the rig went onto the right berm and struck a metal guide rail. The rig continued north through the guide rail for about 60 feet and came to final rest in a grassy area on the north side of an off ramp.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 1:26 p.m. on Monday, April 11, along SR61 at the entrance to the Cressona Mall in North Manheim Township.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A Summit Hill man was cited after he caused a disturbance in the borough.

According to police, on April 4, at 9:07 p.m., they received a call for a disturbance at the School House apartments, 128 W. Hazard St. Upon arrival, they observed Lyndon Eickhoff, 46, of 120 W. School St., outside the apartments banging on the door and yelling obscenities.

He was charged with disorderly conduct.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Tamaqua police have issued warrants for two borough men allegedly involved in the theft of a bank card.

Amy Wagner, of Tamaqua, contacted police in March after she discovered several unathorized purchases made with her M&T Bank card. The purchases were made at three Tamaqua locations during the time fram of Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, 2010. The card had been used at Fegley's Mini Mart on Center Street, Boyer's Food Mart on Cedar Street and Turket Hill Minit Mart on East Broad Street.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township.

State police at Frackville said on Monday, April 11, at about 4:30 p.m. Sears Store security stopped Roberta Leeann Schoener, 49, of Auburn, for allegedly attempting to leave the store with two electric scooters and a woman's sweater she had in a shopping cart without paying for the items.

Troopers said she was issued a citation and released.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

A traffic stop along SR534 at SR209 in Polk Township, Monroe County, has led to the driver facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

State police at Lehighton said Nathan A. Eckhart, 27, of Albrightsville, was stopped about 2:01 a.m on Sunday, April 10, for several traffic violations. At the stop Eckhart was found to be under the influence and was taken to the barracks for a breath test.

Troopers said charges will be filed.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Jim Thorpe police reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by officers.

On Jan. 13 at about 11:41 p.m. police were dispatched to the area of 321 W. Broadway for a one vehicle crash. On scene the driver involved in the crash was identified as Anthony John Naimon III, 42, of 40 Ash Drive, Jim Thorpe. Naimon showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Two Tamaqua residents were cited in Summit Hill after they caused a disturbance.

According to police, on April 1, at 2:21 a.m., police received a report of a disturbance at Market and Walter streets. Upon arrival they found Greg Muffley, 27, of 114 Patterson St., and Alicia Whah, 24, of the same address, fighting out in the street.

Both Muffley and Whah were cited for disorderly conduct.