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Police Logs

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Two Tamaqua men charged with an attempted break in at Tommy's Italian Restaurant, Tamaqua, on May 9, now face charges related to a May 6 burglary at Padora's Six Pack House, 209 N. Railroad St. Evidence connecting the duo of Corey Michael Whitley and Damon Lee Cluff to the Padora's burglary was discovered during the investigation into the attempted break in.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a vehicle.

Troopers said a 1992 Ford Explorer that was parked to the rear of 95 Hazle St., in Delano Township, was stolen, according to the owner, Tabe Yisrael, 56, of Hazleton. The theft was reported about noon on May 2.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Tamaqua police have cited Clyde Clayton Bachert, 52, of Tamaqua and Gettysburg, with harassment base on information provided by Bachert's brother, Wayne Bachert, 45, of Tamaqua and Hazle Township.

According to the complaint the older Bachert called his brother multiple times on May 18 issuing threats of bodily harm.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Tamaqua police have finished an investigation into a reported fight at the Tiki Bar, 20 Mauch Chunk St., that injured two people in February.

After interviewing numerous victims and participants and Cpl. Henry Woods has filed charges against three people involved in the melee Anthony Edward Pascoe, Joshua Michael DeWire and Charles Mimms.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

The Lehigh County coroner's office is searching for the next-of-kin of the late Blaine Ronca.

Ronca, 58, of 540 Allen St., Allentown, died of natural causes at 8:43 a.m. Wednesday at his home.

Anyone with family information is asked to call the office at (610) 782-3426.

Friday, May 27, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from vehicle incident in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said multiple unlocked vehicles in the area of Coal and Valley streets, in Port Carbon, were entered and various items were removed. The incident was reported about 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, troopers said.

Friday, May 27, 2011

A Tamaqua motorcyclist was cited following a crash that occurred about 5:28 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, along SR209 in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Molly M. Petro, 29, was driving a 2004 Honda bike northbound when she lost control while rounding a curve.

She laid the bike on its side and left the road traveling onto the east berm. Petro sustained moderate injuries in the crash, troopers said, and was transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for treatment.

Friday, May 27, 2011

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of criminal trespass following an incident that occurerd about 7:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, along Evergreen Hollow Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at Fern Ridge siad Ray Ianuale, 49, of Saylorsburg, arrived at the above location after being advised previously not to come to the property.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

A Lansford man spent some time in the Schuylkill County Prison last week following a domestic dispute.

Tamaqua police were dispatched to a possible domestic at 231 Pine St., May 19, at 2:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found Jacob Bynon, 30, of 305 E. Patterson St., Lansford, standing on the porch with resident Chrystal Milner. Milner was crying and visibly upset telling officers Bynon had grabbed her by the throat, twice, because he was upset that she had gone out. Bynon set her free when her mother, Angela Wagner, yelled at him.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

A Slatington driver is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), following an incident that occurred about 5:07 p.m. on May 16 along Forest Inn Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Gilbert C. Green, 64, was driving a 1989 Ford F250 truck northbound at the above location and fleeing Palmerton police, when the truck left the road and struck a building.

Green then backed the truck up and struck a concrete barrier located in the lot of the building he struck. He was then apprehended.