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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported the results of a sobriety checkpoint conducted by troopers along SR903 in Kidder Township, Carbon County, on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10. The operation was conducted in conjunction with roving patrols.

The operation resulted in five motorists cited for driving under the influence (DUI), 52 summary traffic citations issued, 43 summary traffic warnings, and two summary criminal arrests for underage drinking.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A motorcycle and a pickup truck collided in a crash in Schuylkill County that occurred about 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, along SR443 in Pine Grove Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Robert Blane Brown, 49, of Hagerstown, Md., was operating a 2008 Ford pickup truck and pulled out of the Pilot Service Station onto 443 with a tracker bass boat and trailer attached.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 11:20 p.m. on Friday, June 8, along SR443 in Wayne Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jill Kelly, 26, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt westbound when she glanced down at her cell phone. She lost control of the car and traveled onto the north berm.

Monday, June 11, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two burglaries and theft incidents.

Troopers said a residence at 171 Lower Valley Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, was entered and removed were a radio and a DVD/VCR combination player. The incident occurred sometime between May 31 and June 5. The property is owned by William Lytle Kabasenche, 65, of St. Charles, IL.

Monday, June 11, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on assault incidents probed by troopers.

On Friday, June 8, about 10:38 p.m. at the Central Lunch, located along Bridge Street, in Weissport, troopers were investigating an incident between Michael Jones, 59, of Weissport, and his father, when he kicked a trooper in the leg.

Michael Jones was charged with aggravated assault.

Troopers said Anthony Borrelli, 25, of Bowmanstown, was arrested about 10:30 p.m. on May 24 following a domestic incident at 621 White St., Bowmanstown. He was charged with simple assault.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Jim Thorpe police are investigating a spray-painting incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, June, 9, and today.

Police said the acts occurred in the 500 and 600 blocks of Center Street Several residential and commercial buildings were spray-painted with gray paint.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 325-4995.

Monday, June 11, 2012

A Monroe County woman is the victim of access device fraud.

State police at Lehighton said unknown criminals obtained the credit card infomation of Michelle Green, 36, of 115 Serfass Lane, Kunkletown, Eldred Township, and made purchases totaling $740.80.

The incident occurred between May 4-6.

Monday, June 11, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported the result of a sobriety checkpoint operation conducted between June 8-9, on various roads in Carbon and Monroe counties.

The checkpoint resulted in three motorists being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or a controlled substance.

Also, eight motorists were given field sobriety tests and released after passing them, and 46 were issued citations.

One of the DUI arrests was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Monday, June 11, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating an act of criminal mischief at a Carbon County location.

Troopers said the incident occurred at the property of Ronaldo Palabay, 37, of 45 W. Cherokee Trail, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township. Unknown persons damaged Palabay's wooden windmill and a window shutter with a rock. The incident was reported about 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 2.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Two New Jersey residents have been cited for underage drinking.

State police at Fern Rdige said the two were stopped at a sobriety checkpoint operation along SR903, in Kidder Township, about 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, June 9.

Cited were Kevin M. Traupmann, 18, and Timothy D. Hubert, 18, both of Wayne.