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Police Logs

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Two Jim Thorpe juveniles, ages 16 and 17, are facing charges following the thefts of two vehicles and a registration plate.

Jim Thorpe police said the two have admitted their involvement in the crimes and that petitions have been filed with the county's juvenile probation office charging each teen with theft, criminal conspiracy and receiving stolen property.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A burglary at a large storage garage in Schuylkill County is being probed.

State police at Frackville said the garage is located to the rear of 25 Old Country Lane, in New Ringgold. The facility was entered by prying open a screen. A camper owned by Charles Buffington, 67, of Galeton, Potter County, had the door pried open and rummaged through. Several other campers are also stored and the listed victims are Janelle Kupetz, 25, and George Kupetz, 54, both of New Ringgold, and Frank Snyder, 70, of Mohrsville, Berks County.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A Lehigh County motorcyclist, who was seriously injured in a crash on March 17 in Monroe County, has died of those injuries.

State police at Lehighton said Dallas Seidel, 35, of Emmaus, died on Monday in hospice care.

Troopers said the crash occurred about 11:38 p.m. along Chestnut Drive in Ross Township. Seidel was operating a 1997 Harley-Davidson FXSTC Soft Trail cycle westbound at an excessive rate of speed when he failed to negotiate a right curve. He lost control of the bike which crossed over into the eastbound lane and onto the berm and into a yard.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Catrinna L. Lineman, 43, of Willow Grove, sustained minor injuries in a one-car crash at 10:29 a.m. April 7 on SR183 in Cressona, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Police said she was driving a 2008 Mazda CX7 southbound and was negotiating a left-hand curve in the road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole with its front end. Police said the car sustained disabling damages and splintered the utility pole.

Police said the driver was not wearing a seat belt and was injured and treated at the scene by the Pottsville-Haven EMS.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven released the results of a sobriety checkpoint conduct on Friday, April 6, along SR901 in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said about 80 vehicles were stopped; nine drivers had consumed alcohol; four were arrested for suspicion of DUI of alcohol or a controlled substance; two persons were arrested for drug possession; two persons were arrested for summary violations; 38 traffic violations citations were issued; and five warnings were issued for traffic violations.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said a brush fire that happened at 5 p.m. April 8 in the wooded area off Peach Mountain Road in Norweigan Township is the work of an arsonist.

Police said the victim is Grande Land, L.P., of West Lawn, Berks County.

Police said it is believed the fire was started just north of the cemetery located in the township.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A Montgomery County man was jailed in Carbon County on Monday after being picked up on a warrant for making terroristic threats.

Kidder Township police said Timothy Duggan Jr., 29, of Norristown, was arersted at his residence on a warrant charging him with making a bomb threat to the Boulder View Tavern, in Lake Harmony, on March 24.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Unknown criminals showed no holiday spirit when they removed four Easter cards from a mailbox in Monroe County, opened them, and then discarded them.

State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred at the residence of Johnny J. Aseltine, 32, of 1210 Sacher Lane, Camp Streamside, Jackson Township.

He reported the four cards were removed from his mailbox sometime between 10:30 a.m. on April 3 and 10 a.m. on April 4.

He found them opened and lying on the ground nearby.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 8 p.m. April 6 and 10 a.m. April 7 in Wayne Township.

The victim is Dale Gilbert Sr., 51, of Auburn.

He told police someone used black spray paint to vandalize a garage door and steel siding on a building adjacent to the victim's residence at 208 Hatchet Cove in the township.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following theft incidents being probed in Schuylkill County.

Kenneth Noecker, of 87 Front St., Cressona, reported miscellaneous scrap metal was stolen from his property sometime between March 31 and April 4.

Troopers said a theft of services incident is being probed at the Dollar Tree store in the Fairlane Village Mall, in Norwegian Township. Unknown persons deposited multiple bags of trash in the store's dumpster on separate occasions during the period of March 1 and April 4.