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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The theft of aluminum alloy wheels from a site in Towamensing Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said the incident happened between July 9-25 at 5750 Interchange Road. The victim is Amanda Kline of Lehighton.

She told police someone stole the wheels from her front lawn. The rims are 16-inch, three-spoke aluminum wheels (BK Racing).

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of two bank debit cards from a parked vehicle in the Palmerton area.

The victim is Patricia Pynn Moyer, 47, of 2065 Hemlock St., Palmerton.

Police said between 4 p.m. July 28 and 9:30 a.m. July 31 someone gained entry to the woman's vehicle and obtained her wallet containing personal information, including the two cards.

Police said the two cards have since been used numerous times at different locations.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Summit Hill juvenile was cited after he failed to turn down loud music.

According to Summit Hill police on July 6, at 4:56 p.m., officers received a complaint of loud music coming from 208 E. Hazard St. When officers arrived at the residence to ask the owner to turn down the music, they could hear the music as they exited the cruiser. No one answered the door to the home.

It was later learned that the 16-year-old male was having a party in the house.

He was charged with disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Two persons were arrested and imprisoned after an incident at 5:25 p.m. July 23 in Lower Towamensing Township and Parryville.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Alan James Arthofer, 22, of Bowmanstown, and Chad R. Mack, 23, of Palmerton, were arraigned before Magisterian District Judge William Kissner and committed to the Carbon County Correctional Facility, Nesquehoning, in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A large quantity of drugs was stolen from a Schuylkill County pharmacy.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Glad Rx, located at 216 SR183, in Wayne Township, was entered sometime between 3:41-3:44 a.m. on July 28. Removed was a large quantity of controlled substances, troopers said.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Two men are facing drug related counts for allegedly attempting to have a fraudulent prescription filled at a Lehighton pharmacy.

Borough police said Richard Johns, 33, of 7420 N. 21st. St., Philadelphia, and Damien Black, 29, of 254 N. Hills Ave., Apt. 2, Glenside, Montgomery County, were arrested for an incident that occurred about 6:35 p.m. on Monday, July 30, at the Rite Aid along N. First St.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Lehighton woman is facing charges following an incident that occurred on Monday, July 30, about 4:13 p.m. in the borough.

Police said Sherri Fairchild, 25, of 164 S. First St., has been cited for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after she appeard in public under the influence of a drug and/or alcohol and created a disturbance by fighting, yelling and kicking a vehicle.

The incident occurred in a business parking lot in the area of S. First and Iron sts.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A missing juvenile case resulted in a Tamaqua man's arrest on Monday, Juy 30.

Robert Gray, 51, of 137 Pine St., was picked up by Police Chief Dave Mattson on a felony warrant after two other officers discovered the missing 15-year-old juvenile at Gray's residence.

Gray was charged with harboring the missing juvenile, between July 9 and 15, and arraigned before District Judge Stephen Bayer, of Tamaqua.

Bail was set at $50,000 unsecured.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A theft incident that happened in Towamensing Tow nship resulted in a call to the state police at the Lehighton barracks, although police said the stolen item was returned and no charges are beingpursued.

The incident happened between 8 a.m. and midnight July 23.

Police said it is alleged James Charles Zuppert, 44, took a personal item from the victim, Patricia Anne Palumbo, 55, but the item was recovered and returned to the owner.

Both the actor and victim carry addresses of 1125 Trachsville Road, Kunkletown.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

A Pottsville man is facing charges in Walker Township.

Anthony J. Iacovitti, 40, was driving a car stopped along Kettle Road in Walker Township on July 15, said police Officer Todd Woodward.

Iacovitti gave Woodward consent to search the vehicle, and he found marijuana and a pipe used to smoke the drug.

Woodward said charges are pending against Iacovitti.