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Police Logs

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported making four arrests for underage drinking, plus other citations being issued by troopers.

The underage drinking arrests occurred on Saturday, April 9, about 1:20 a.m .along Mountain View Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County. A traffic stop was made at that location for motor vehicle code violations.

At the stop four persons in the vehicle were found to have consumed alclohol under the age of 21.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of theft following an incident that occurred on April 6.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said John Bruno, 28, of Nesquehoning, an employee of the Full Service Vending Co., of McAdoo, went to the Cardinal Systems plant along SR61 at Manheim Rd., in North Manheim Township, about 5:30 p.m. to service the vending machines in the plant.

While Bruno was inside the plant an employee of the firm entered the victim's service vehicle and removed two coin bags and a cellular phone. Another employee saw the incident and reported it.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on theft incidents investigated by troopers at locations in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said unknown persons entered the property of Paul's Tire Shop, 2022 Long Run Rd., North Manheim Township, and removed about 20 aluminum alloy tire rims from near a trailer park at the front of the business. The rims are valued at $110. The listed victim is Paul L. Weller, 60, of Orwigsburg. The theft occurred sometime between 8 p.m. on Friday, April 8, and 9:20 a.m. on Saturday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

State police at Fogelsville reported on a driving under the influence (DUI) arrest.

Troopers said about 3:41 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, Brandon Mamuzich, 23, of the 4200 block of Independence Lane, Walnutport, was stopped for a stop sign violation at Exit 59 ramp from Interstate 78, to W. Rock Road., in Salisbury Township.

At the stop Mamuzich was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers added.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The New Columbus home of Brian and Maria Boner, 1 West Diaz Ave., Nesquehoning, was burglarized on Sunday afternoon, April 10, between 2 and 4 p.m. Nesquehoning police said a 46-inch Sanyo flat screen television was missing. Also missing were several garden tools from their backyard shed.

The back door, which was locked, showed signs of forced entry, police said.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A Tamaqua woman has been cited for retail theft after an incident at Boyer's Market, 210 Cedar St., Tamaqua, on Tuesday.

Dorothy L. Molion, 39, of 27 Center St., was in the store that day at approximately 7:21 a.m. when she allegedly placed a pack of Wrigley's gum in her pocket. When confronted by store employees she admitted to not having the money to pay for the gum, valued at $2.59.

She was taken into custody, cited and released.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A man from the Bronx, N.Y., was cited for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Tamaqua on Thursday.

Andrew W. Hewett, 41, was discovered in the middle of North Railroad Street at 3:01 a.m. behind the wheel of a white Dodge Nitro bearing a North Carolina license plate. Hewett was discovered by a Rush Township patrolman who was assisting with a search for burglary suspects.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Rush Township police recently arrested two males for an incident at the Hometown Commons Walmart.

Ricky Burns, 18, of Coaldale, and a 17-year-old male from Bethlehem, allegedly removed $125 worth of DVD's from the store.

Both were cited for retail theft.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Two Schuylkill County residents were nabbed in the act of a home invasion and robbery incident. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 7:20 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at 300 Elm St., in the village of Gordon, Butler Township.

Troopers were dispatched to the above address for a report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival the troopers encountered a 17-year-old male from Gordon exiting the home. He was taken into custody without incident.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported on several driving under the influence (DUI) arrests.

Troopers said about 7:51 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, Sherrie Ann Walsh, 40, of Saylorsburg, was stopped while operating a 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier for traffic violations. The stop was made along Kunkletown Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County. She was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI.