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Police Logs

Monday, December 20, 2010

State police at the Fogelsville barracks report the arrest of Jose Anthony Mambru, 43, no address listed, as a result of a shoplifting incident on Dec. 10 at 6:10 p.m. at the WalMart Supercenter in Lower Macungie Township.

Police said he was detained by the store's loss prevention officers after he attempted to steal multiple items worth $67.43 from the store.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Katie Stewart, 18, of Macungie, was arrested by state police at the Fogelsville barracks after she was caughter shoplifting on Dec. 19 at 3:30 p.m. ayt Kohl's Department Store at the Trexlertown Mall.

Police said she attempted to take $42 worth of jewelry from the store without paying for it.

Monday, December 20, 2010

A Palmerton Area Junior High School student who police said brought marijuana into the school will be charged with violating state law.

State police at Lehighton were called to the school at 3515 Fireline Road, Palmerton, on Dec. 17 at 9 p.m.

Police said the actor was escorted off the school grounds.

Monday, December 20, 2010

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating the theft of items from a parked vehicle in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

The incident happened between 8 p.m. Dec. 11 and noon Dec. 12 at 2082 Evergreen Hollow Road, Chestnuthill Township.

The victim is Thomas Connolly of Saylorsburg.

He told police someone entered his unlocked 2006 Saturn Ion that was parked in the driveway of his residence and removed a Tom Tom GPS, six keys and a Motorola phone charger.

Monday, December 20, 2010

The theft of three BMX vicycles from a property in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is being investigated by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The victim is Orest Bobynskyj, 49, of Brodheadsville.

He told police someone stole the bicycles, valued at $100 each, from the rear of his residence bwteen 11 p.m. Nov. 1 and 8 a.m. Dec. 18.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Mark J. Conner, 42, of Ashland, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of a traffic stop at 2:14 a.m. Dec. 18 at the intersection of routes 61 and 4007 in Ashland Borough.

State police at the Frackville barracks said he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol and was transported to the state police barracks for a breath test, which showed his BAC to be above the legal limit.

Monday, December 20, 2010

The theft of a wallet that a customer left on the counter at the Dunkin Donuts store in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is being investigated by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The incident happened at 10:48 a.m. Dec. 18.

The victim is Molly Rouse, 30, of Lehighton.

She told police a man who appeared to be about 40 years old, wearing a blue jacket and baseball cap, took the wallet after she set it down. He left the store in an unknown direction.

Monday, December 20, 2010

A 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer sustained heavy damages in a crash Dec. 18 at 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of routes 924 and 339 in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville barracks said Arsenio Santiago, 26, of Hazleton, was driving the vehicle southbound on Rt. 924 when he lost control of it due to black ice on the roadway. The vehicle exited the left side of the road and struck a tree with its passenger's side.

No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Summit Hill woman was arrested for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order.

Nesquehoning Police Chief Sean Smith was dispatched to the Panther Valley Elementary School on Dec. 7 for a report of an irate woman at the school refusing to leave the grounds. Upon arrival Smith encountered Nicole Lynn, 404 W. Ludlow St.

She was at the school in violation of the order. Smith took her into custody and she was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek, of Lansford, for contempt of the order. She was released after posting $4,000 straight cash bail.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Nesquehoning police reported on the following traffic arrests.

Chief Sean Smith filed a charge of obedience to traffic control devices against Gary Arendt, 345 Lakeview Drive, Lehighton, for an incident on Dec. 10. According to Smith about 5:08 p.m. a cell phone caller notified the county communications center of an erratic driver traveling south of SR93 by Hudsondale. Smith got behind the vehicle in question and observed it all over the road, crossing the center lines and almost causing an accident.

A stop was made and the driver was identified as Arendt, Smith said.