Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, October 31, 2011

A Carbon County driver is facing several charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), following an incident that occurred on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

State police at Lehighton said Robin S. Rhyder, 48, of Lehighton, was observed committing several motor vehicle code violations along SR248 in Parryville at about 10:10 p.m.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Nesquehoning police reported on the following citations being issued.

Chief Sean Smith cited Craig Ortiz, no address given, for illegal transfer of a firearm.

Officer Brian White filed charges against Jefferry Cope and Daniel Smith, no addresses given, each for aggravated harassment by a prisoner.

The incidents occurred at the county prison.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Three person were arrested for an armed robbery at a Luzerne County service station.

State police at Hazleton identified the suspects as Kaelin James Kovalski, 27, Brian Thomas Stemple, 38, and Jolene Rose Vonglis, 25, all of White Haven.

The three are charged with robbing the Dorrance Sunoco station located along Blue Ridge Trail, at Interstate 81, in Dorrance Township.

Monday, October 31, 2011

A Tamaqua man faces driving under the influence (DUI) and related charges following an incident on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Police were monitoring traffic at 12:57 a.m. Saturday and heard the loud exhaust from a white Dodge pick up truck that was traveling north on SR309, in the area of the Hess Express station. The noise was loud enough to be heard even though the windows in the patrol car were closed.

The officer followed the truck and made a vehicle stop and identified the driver as Daniel T. Day, 48, of 514 Arlington St.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Tamaqua man was cited Sunday, Oct. 23, after causing disturbances at two locations in Tamaqua.

Police were dispatched to the American Hose Company, 39 Mauch Chunk St., at 4 p.m. for a reported unwanted person. Once on scene the officer was told the actor, identified as Jeffrey D. Boyer, 47, of 264 Brown St., had left the premises after police were called.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

A Coaldale man was cited Sunday, Oct. 23, after he was observed urinating in public in Tamaqua.

Police were dispatched to Fegley's Mini Mart on Center Street at 3:30 a.m. after receiving a report from a security guard.

The guard reported that a man had just crossed Center Street, then proceeded to urinate on the guard's vehicle, which was parked on the mini mart's lot. The suspect, who was wearing a tie dyed tee shirt, then re-crossed the street and was standing in front of the Tamaqua Diner.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft incident reported to them by a Carbon County resident.

Troopers said Nicholas George McKelvey, 51, of 577 Patten Circle, Valley View Estates, Penn Forest Township, reported he had 40 Pittsburgh Steelers' jerseys, two cases of vodka, one Game Station remote control, one Wii video game system with two controllers, one music CD and $17 in cash stolen from his new home.

He told troopers the items were apparently taken when "friends" were helping him unpack moving in boxes.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Tamaqua police have cited Daniel Day, 48, of 514 Arlington St., Tamaqua, for allowing his dogs to howl/bark incessantly.

Officers were dispatched to the Day residence at 7:27 p.m. last Friday, Oct. 21. The dogs were in a fenced yard on the west side of the home and it appeared that no one was home.

Friday, October 28, 2011

A Pottsville man was cited by Tamaqua and Pottsville police in connection with the theft of a Carbon County Deputy Coroner's badge.

David John Rambo, 24, of 711 Mine St., allegedly took the badge from Ed Smith, 53, 325 Willing St., Tamaqua, when he stayed at Smith's house for a few weeks in 2010. Smith was notified of the theft after Rambo was discovered using the badge in the Pottsville area this year.

Pottsville police charged Rambo with impersonating a public servant while Tamaqua police charged him with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

Friday, October 28, 2011

A Lansford man is facing several charges following an incident in Nesquehoning.

Borough Officer Timothy Wuttke was dispatched to 42 E. Catawissa St., about 4:39 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, for a report of a burglary.

On scene he spoke with the homeowner, Linda Green, who said her residence was entered between 1:30 and 4 p.m. and removed was an Xbox 360 and seven or eight games.

Green also told Wuttke she suspected her nephew, David Lee Horack, 25, of 812 E. Patterson St., as being involved due to an ongoing dispute between her and Horack.