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Police Logs

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A McAdoo couple were cited by police following a domestic incident on Nov. 19.

Officers William Homanko and Steven Homanko were conducting a Pennsylvania Buckle Up Campaign when they were dispatched to 244 W. Blaine St. for a reported fight in progress.

Once on scene the officers spoke with both occupants, Jason Canaan, 28, and Katrina Corra, 25, who both claimed to have been struck by the other.

Canaan had a lump on his head, which he said was caused by Corra striking him with a lava lamp.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 5:40 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, along SR209 in East Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County. Troopers also reported on a school bus crash. In both crashes, deer entering the roadway was blamed for causing the accidents.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

A Philadelphia driver is facing several charges following an incident that began in Carbon County and ended in Lehigh County.

State police at Lehighton said a vehicle was observed traveling southbound on the turnpike erratically in Kidder Township. Troopers attempted a traffic stop by activating their emergency lights and siren.

The driver failed to stop and fled. The pursuit continued for about 42 miles and ended along SR22 eastbound at the Cedar Crest Blvd. on-ramp, in Lehigh County, where the vehicle was disabled by two state police cruisers.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft incident at a Carbon County site.

James A. Smith, 52, of 90 Red Hill Rd., Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, reported rims and tires were removed from his property sometime between Nov. 26-29.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported about 12:18 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, they and ambulance personnel were dispatched to the Walmart store in Mount Pocono to a report of a unconscious male in the vestibule of the store.

On scene officers found Todd Gregory Remey, 56, of Tobyhanna. Police determined he was intoxicated and sleeping. He was charged with public drunkenness.

Monday, December 3, 2012

A Monroe County male was cited for theft and receiving stolen property.

State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred along Old Route 115 at Kunkletown Road, at the Sunoco service station. Troopers said Kyle Scott Heim, 31, of Kunkletown, entered the station and ordered cigarettes. When the clerk, Deborah Petrella, of Stroudsburg, turned around he took her cell phone from her purse.

The incident occurred on Nov. 12, troopers said.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Vandalism

Criminal charges were filed against Stephen Cook-Buskirk, 22, of 7957 PA Route 873, Slatington, for institutional vandalism and persistent disorderly conduct. The incident occurred on Nov. 19 at 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Lafayette Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

A citation was filed against Gregory Macalush, 21, of 21 W Third Street, Jim Thorpe, and Steven Wright, 21, of 268 Harvard Avenue, Palmerton, for disorderly conduct. The violations occurred on Nov. 15 at 11:28 p.m. in the 200 block of Harvard Avenue.

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Frackville are looking for a Schuylkill County man who stole prescription drugs from a relative.

Troopers are seeking the whereabouts of Joshua S. Generella, 24, of Tuscarora. He is charged with the theft of 20 tablets of 10 mg oxycodone pills from the home of Tracey Brooks, 54, of 10 Catawissa St., Tuscarora, Schuylkill Township. Brooks is Generella's aunt, troopers said.

Anyone with information concerning Generella is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes investigated by troopers on Monroe County roads.

A crash was reported at 7:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, along Kunkletown Road, near Kleintop Road, in Eldred Township. Troopers said Amanda R. Kemmerer, 23, of Kunkletown, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier westbound when she attempted to avoid a deer on the road. The car went onto the berm, traveled up a small embankmetn, before rolling over onto its roof and coming to rest back on the road in the right lane.

Monday, December 3, 2012

State police at Frackville are seeking the driver of a 2002 Ford Escape, blue in color, that crashed along Interstate 81 in Frailey Township.

Troopers said about 3:45 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, they were dispatched to a crash at the above location, at mile marker 108.5.

On scene troopers found the Escape with heavy damage along the right shoulder. Upon further investigation troopers determined the Escape was driven southbound and, for unknown reasons, the vehicle left the road on the right side, struck a culvert and then an embankment.