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Police Logs

Thursday, October 6, 2011

A Monroe County driver was involved in a two vehicle crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the crash occurred about 8:22 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, along SR29 at the intersection with Lower Macungie Road, in Lower Macungie Township.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

Gemstar Enterprises Inc., trading as Ruby's Saloon, 298 Bridge St., Lehighton, was cited for sold, furnished and/or gave or permitted such sale, furnishing or giving of alcoholic beverages to a minor. The alleged offense occurred on Aug. 4, the board said.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Two domestic incidents have led to arrests in Monroe County. Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the incidents, both occurring on Saturday, Oct. 1.

About 3:09 a.m. officers were dispatched to 1917 Mountain Road in Albrightsville, for a domestic incident involving two sisters and a boyfriend. Upon arrival it was found that Jenna Christine Burge, 23, of Albrightsville, and her boyfriend, Anthony Tobin, 24, of Jim Thorpe, allegedly assaulted Burge's younger sister after she confronted them about Tobin being in the house after her mother told her he could not be there.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Napping in public places resulted in a citation for a Tamaqua man.

A police officer on patrol at 1:55 a.m. Sept. 23 saw a blue car stopped in the middle of the Mauch Chunk Street bridge, with the driver's side door in the open position. The officer checked and discovered a male in the driver's seat, fast asleep. A pair of flip flops and a cell phone were in the roadway, next to the car.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Nadia Baki, 18, of 19 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 5:21 p.m. Sept. 22 at her residence. Charges of simple assault (two counts) and harassment were filed by Officer Robert Shubeck and Det./Sgt. Jack Soberick. She was arraigned before District Judge Bruce Appleton of Palmerton and committed to prison under $10,000, 10 percent bail.

Her boyfriend, Brandon Snyder, was charged with harassment.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Lehigh Township police in Northampton County are investigating a reported home invasion incident in which a gun was used.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 4, about 2:20 p.m. in the area of Spruce Drive in Pennsville. Police said there were no injuries. Two suspects were involved in the incident and fled toward North Granger Road in a light brown/dull gold colored minivan, possibly a Ford Windstar.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

A Tamaqua man was taken into custody Friday on an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

Officers arrested Joshua M. DeWire, 22, of 11 N. Greenwood St., at 11:30 p.m. He was arraigned before duty District Judge Charles Reilly, Pottsville, who set bail at $10,000.

Uable to post the required 10 percent, DeWire was lodged in the county prison, Pottsville.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Three Tamaqua teens face trespassing charges after they were discovered in a neighborhood playground after posted hours.

Police were dispatched to the North and Middle Ward Playground at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, for a noise complaint. At the playground they found David Kotansky, 18, of 311 E. Broad St., and two 16-year -old males, sitting on a bench. When questioned the trio became uncooperative.

The two juveniles were released to their parents.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Two Luzerne County men are facing more theft charges.

State police at Frackville said Craig D. Sims, 40, of Hazle Township, and John K. Davidovich, 36, of Hazleton, were charged with felony theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property charges. The charges were filed against Davidovich on Sept. 27 and Sims on Oct. 5.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an incident that occurred outside a Schuylkill County business involving a former employee and employer.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 1:08 a.m. on Sept. 28 in the parking lot of E&T Eatery, in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said John C. Rodriguez, 42, of Auburn, who is the owner of the eatery, and Rebecca A. Mohl., 19, of Schuylkill Haven, a former employee, engaged in a verbal argument.