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Police Logs

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of copper pipes from a Monroe County home.

Troopers said a residence along South Lane, in Jackson Township, was entered and removed were several copper pipes from the basement and several other items from upstairs. The break-in occurred sometime between Nov. 20 and Dec. 9. The property is owned by Phillip Brower, of Florham Park, N.J., troopers said.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

State police at Frackville reported investigating a rear-end crash in Schuylkill County on Monday, Dec. 12.

Troopers said Mark O. Ambrose, 23, of Ashland, was operating a 2010 Toyota Prius eastbound on Main St., in Butler Township, about 3:50 p.m. when he failed to see a 2008 Hyundai Elantra slowing down in front of him.

His Toyota struck the rear of the Elantra, which was operated by Thomas K. Blakeslee, 62, of Lavelle, Schuylkill County.

Blakeslee sustained a minor injury but did not require immediate medical attention, troopers said. Ambrose was not injured.

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a domestic incident that led to one person being cited.

The incident occurred at the home of Michelle and Joseph Marino, both 44, of 1670 Pine Ridge Lane, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said the couple were involved in an argument which turned physical about 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 6. Joseph allegedly grabbed Michelle by her left arm and pushed her down on a bed causing her to sustain a bruise to the inside of her upper left arm.

He was cited for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported the arrest of a Northumberland County man for harassment.

Troopers said on Sunday, Dec. 11, about 4 a.m. at 135 Pike St., in Port Carbon, Brian Michael Moleski, 25, of Mount Carmel, was involved in a physical altercation with another person. During the altercation Chesley Sue Bailey, 23, of Port Carbon, was incidentally struck in the face by Moleski. The person involved in the altercation with Moleski fled the scene.

Troopers cited Moleski for striking Bailey.

Monday, December 12, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2:06 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, along Patterson St., at Second St., in Saint Clair.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Sean Liam Farrell, 23, of Saint Clair, was stopped when he was observed driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty without the headlights on. He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests.

Monday, December 12, 2011

A Monroe County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. on Dec. 7 along SR209, just south of Mineola Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Dolores A. Horvath, 84, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu northbound when the car left the road and hit a utility pole along the berm. Damages were disabling to the vehicle and moderate to the pole. Horvath was not injured.

Troopers cited Horvath for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Monday, December 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about noon on Saturday, Dec. 10, along Deiberts Valley Road, in South Manheim Township. Troopers said Dylan Scott Drost, 21, of Schuylkill Haven, was westbound in a 1996 Honda Accord when the vehicle crossed both lanes of travel and struck an embankment along the berm causing the vehicle to roll over and come to rest on its roof.

Friday, December 9, 2011

The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking the next-of-kin of Robert Young, 60, of Allentown.

Young was pronounced dead on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11:56 a.m. at the Red Carpet Inn, 731 Hausman Rd. South Whitehall Township. An autopsy was scheduled for Friday morning to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with family information for Young is asked to contact the coroner's office at (610) 782-3426.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A Tamaqua man faces driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Rush Township.

Daniel T. Niu, 29, will be charged with DUI of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges stem from a 12:43 a.m. incident on Dec. 4.

Friday, December 9, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 7:08 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, along SR895 (Rock Road), in Washington Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Kirk E. Wesner, 21, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2001 Nissan Sentra westbound and descending a slight hill when he came upon some standing water on the road. Wesner traveled through the water without slowing down. His vehicle then spun counter-clockwise causing him to lose control.