Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, July 8, 2011

Summertime, but the livin' isn't easy for Lansford police, who have their hands full with a variety of lawbreakers.

They have cited the following folks for nontraffic offenses:

Friday, July 8, 2011

A McAdoo man is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, as well as other charges, following a July 2 incident in Rush Township.

Lawrence Petrole, 50, was stopped on Claremont Avenue (SR309), at 11:30 p.m., by township police.

The officer detected signs of intoxication, but Petrole refused to submit to testing.

Friday, July 8, 2011

A Hazleton man was taken into custody by Rush Township police on July 5 following a two car accident.

Officers responded to a reported accident at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Claremont (SR309) and Holland streets. One of the vehicles involved was being driven by Christopher Karas, who has a suspended driver's license. A records check also found an outstanding arrest warrant out of New Jersey for Karas.

He was taken into custody, arraigned before District Judge Stepehen Bayer, of Tamaqua, on the warrant then lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on several arrests made by officers in recent days.

On June 30 about 9:01 p.m. officers were dispatched to 1417 Oberon Road to a report made by Sabrina Beadle, that her 16-year-old son was out of control in the residence and holding a knife.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman was cited for retail theft following an incident that occurred about 10:12 a.m. on June 28 at the Chestnut Street Market, located at 250 Chestnut St., in Cressona.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jessica L. Gustites, 26, of Schuylkill Haven, pumped 5.7 gallons of gas into her vehicle for a total cost of $20. She told the clerk she realized she did not have enough money on her and would return after going home to get the cash.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

The driver involved in a one-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County was cited.

State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 4:29 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, along Park Place Road in Mahanoy Township.

Troopers said Jeremy M. Schrepple, 27, of Mahanoy City, was driving a 2007 Toyota Scion northbound when he failed to negotiate a left curve.

The passenger side of the vehicle went onto the berm causing Schrepple to lose control.

The car went off the southeast side of the road and struck a tree with the front end.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

A teen was cited for underage drinking following an incident at the Penn Forest Streams Clubhouse in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

State police at Fern Ridge said a 16-year-old male from Jim Thorpe was cited when he was found under the influence of alcohol about 1:40 a.m. on June 30 at the clubhouse.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are looking for the driver of a vehicle that caused a crash on Wednesday, July 6, along a Schuylkill County roadway.

Troopers said James Rymarkiewicz Sr., 59, of Orwigsburg, was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra pickup truck northbound on Pine Creek Drive, near Frisbee and Kemmel roads, in West Brunswick Township, about 6:43 p.m. when he encountered a car in his lane of travel going southbound.

Rymarkiewicz was forced to swerve to the right and in doing so the passenger side of his truck struck a tree on the east shoulder.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

A Carbon County man is facing drug charges.

State police at Lehighton said about 12:28 p.m. on July 4 troopers were in the area of Lake Drive, in the Beltzville Estates area of Lehighton, Towamensing Township, investigating another incident when they interviewed Andrew W. Brucks, 26, of Lehighton.

During the interview troopers found Brucks to be allegedly in possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia. He will be charged, troopers said.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Nesquehoning police reported during the past holiday weekend officers conducted 33 vehicle stops for such infractions as speeding, equipment violations, red light violations and passing in no passing zones.

Police said multiple warnings were handed out for seat belt violations.

Police issued citations for speeding, 40 miles-per-hour in a 25 zone at Oak and Catawissa streets; an expired inspection sticker at the same location; and a red light violation at Mermon and Catawissa streets.