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Police Logs

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A New York state teen was cited for retail theft for an incident at a Schuylkill County business.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Khari Sekou Jackson, 18, of Brooklyn, was cited following an incident a the Sheetz service station located at SR61 in Schuylkill Haven.

Troopers said Jackson left the store without paying for a Italian slim ciabatta sandwich valued at $3.99. The incident occurred about noon on Friday, March 16.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a motorcycle crash about 3:16 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, along SR903 at Smith Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Scott Wilderson, 38, of Blakeslee, was operating a 2008 Yamaha Venture bike northbound and approaching Smith Road when he attempted to go around another vehicle that was making a left turn. As he went around the vehicle he encountered another vehicle turning left from the opposite lane.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County man was cited early Monday morning in his hometown.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Robert Steffie Jr., 41, of Tremont, was in the area of 108 and 114 Vaux Ave., in Tremont, on Monday, between 3:30 and 4 a.m. outside his residence operating a chainsaw. He was highly intoxicated, troopers said, and walked to a neighboring home which caused concerns for the residents of the home.

He was cited for public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and criminal trespass, troopers said.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a harassment incident that occurred at a Schuylkill County business.

Deborah Ann Morse, 46, no address given, reported she and an unknown male got into an argument at the Country Squire Motel and Restaurant, located along SR61, in North Manheim Township, during which the male allegedly pushed her against a car and struck her in the face causing a minor injury.

The incident was reported at 10:20 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. The investigation is continuing, troopers said.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A medical issue may have caused a one vehicle crash in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Bonnie L. Pavlichko, 55, of Franklin Township, was operating a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina westbound on Canal St. when she said she go dizzy. The car left the road and struck a pole at a low rate of speed.

Pavlichko was not injured but she was transported to the Lehighton hospital for other possible medical issues.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

State police at Frackville reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 3:15 p.m. on Friday, March 16, along SR209 in New Philadelphia, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Rosemarie A. Hubiak, 62, of Barnesville, operating a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, was northbound when she failed to negotiate a right curve in the road. The vehicle went onto the west berm and traveled about 78-feet until it struck an embankment on the driver's side front. After hitting the embankment the Equinox came to rest at the point of impact.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

State police at Fogelsville said Stanton Paul Lederer, 30, of New Tripoli, was stopped about 9:20 p.m. on March 15 along SR100 at Orchard Road, in Lowhill Township, for a traffic violation. He was found to be under the influence and was transported for a blood test.

The DUI charge is pending test results.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A Northampton County driver is facing a driving under the influence (DUI) charge following an incident that occurred in Jim Thorpe on Feb. 17, about 9:50 p.m.

Borough police said a green in color Ford Explorer was observed being driven the wrong way on Race St., a one way street. A vehicle stop was made and the driver was identified as William Michael Tworkowsky, 18, of 955 Wood Rd., in Danielsville.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A driver seriously injured in a one vehicle crash in Carbon County is facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges.

State police at Lehighton said James Buchanan, 37, of Palmerton, was operating a Chevrolet S10 pickup truck along 57 Road near Christman Road, in Towamensing Township, about 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 18, when the front end hit a tree along the berm.

Buchanan was transported by Palmerton ambulance to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for what troopers said were major injuries.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Summit Hill Chief of Police Joseph Fittos said his department issued 20 traffic citations and three non-traffic citations during the month of February.

One criminal arrest was filed at District Court for the month.

There were two juvenile referrals made to the Juvenile Probation Office.

The police department investigated six traffic accidents.

They gave 21 warnings.

Fifteen assist calls to other police departments were rendered during the month.

Two moving permit citations were filed for the month.