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Police Logs

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Jim Thorpe police have reported the arrest of Katelyn Roth, 22, of 21 W. Third St., Jim Thorpe, on various charges, including DUI of a controlled substance, as a result of an accident at 1:40 p.m. Nov. 4 of last year on the Lentz Trail.

Police said she was driving a Dodge Caravan that rolled over and came to rest on its roof against a PPL utility pole. Police said Roth stated she tried to avoid hitting an animal that had entered the road in front of the Caravan, causing her to lose control of it.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Matthew Hausman, 24, of 57 Race St., Jim Thorpe, has been arrested by borough police on charges of simple assault and harassment.

The charges stem from an incident on Nov. 6 of last year.

Police said they were called on the above date at 6:41 p.m. to the emergency room of the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, where a Jared Novy told them he had been assaulted by Hausman. Novy told police Hausman arrived unannounced at his residence at 402 South St. and began attacking him, striking him three times with a closed fist in the head.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported they are investigating an assault incident.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 35 Blackberry Lane, Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township.

Troopers said Terry D. Billman, 47, of that address, was struck in the face with a closed fist several times by a 46-year-old male who also resides at that address.

Troopers did not identify the suspect of the assault pending completion of the investigation.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of a Monroe County resident on outstanding warrants.

Police said about 2:56 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, officers were dispatched to the area of 5 Mailbox Road and Mary St., in Pocono Lake, for a dispute between family members.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on a two-vehicle crash probed by officers that occurred about 7:41 a.m. on Dec. 31 at along Kuhenbeaaker Road, at the entrance to High Country Estates, Tunkhannock Township.

Police said Shannon Kelly, of Albrightsville, was driving eastbound and entering a right-hand curve in the road when she lost control due to ice on the road surface. Her vehicle crossed into the westbound lane and collided with a vehicle operated by Mita Thakker, of Mt. Pocono. Upon impact Thakker's vehicle left the road and came to rest in a field.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on two arrests stemming from domestic incidents, both occurring on New Years Day.

About 12:20 a.m. officers were dispatched to A Country Place in Tobyhanna, for a domestic report. Through the course of an investigation police learned that Eric Mart, 45, and Tracie Wolford, 40, both of Hellertown, were traveling in a vehicle when they began to argue. Mart then allegedly punched Wolford repeatedly and ripped out her hair. Wolford exited the vehicle at which time Mart also left the car and tackled her.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Monday for assault following a domestic incident.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Dean Lamar Dubois, 31, of Joliett, Porter Township, was charged with simple assault and harassment. He was arraigned before duty District Judge David Plachko of Port Carbon and committed to the county prison in lieu of bail.

According to troopers the incident occurred about 3:40 p.m. at 127 Main St., Porter Township. At that location Dubois allegedly threw Sarah Elizabeth Harring, 23, of Tremont, on the floor and choked her.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

A Tamaqua man faces drug related charges stemming from an early morning incident on New Year's Day.

A police officer was on patrol at 1:20 a.m. when he observed a grey Kia Sportage parked in the lot at the Tamaqua Family Practice office on S. Railroad St. There was one occupant, so the officer stopped to check on the situation.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 1 a.m. on Dec. 31 officers observed a vehicle at the intersection of SR611 and 423. Officers began to fllow the vehicle east and observed it cross the center line several times while westbound.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Three teens were cited for underage drinking in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said troopers responded to 11 Rudy St., Cressona, about 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, for a report of loud noise.

Upon arrival troopers said Phillip Snyder Jr., 19, of New Ringgold, Mark Leib, 18, of Friedensburg, and Shelby Cooley, 19, of Richfield Springs, N.Y., were at the residence and found to be consuming alcoholic beverages.

The three were cited, troopers said.