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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Two domestic incidents, both occurring on Sunday, June 19, led to charges being filed against two individuals.

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported at 3:10 a.m. officers were on patrol along SR196 near Domino's Pizza shop in Mt. Pocono when they observed a male and female verbally arguing in the parking lot. When police pulled into the lot the male put the female in a bear hug and pinned her against the car.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported a fugitive from justice was nabbed in Monroe County.

Troopers said Robert Francis Guadagno, 24, of Pocono Lake, went to the American Sport Shooting store in Chestnuthill Township, about 4:33 p.m .on June 23 and attempted to purchase a firearm.

A background check was run by the store and it was learned that Guadagno had an outstanding warrant for his arrest issued out of Queens, N.Y., for failure to appear for a drug charge.

He was taken into custody and placed in the county prison in Snydersville pending extradition to New York.

Monday, June 27, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on two, one-vehicle crashes investigated by troopers, both occurring on Saturday, June 25, and both in Carbon County.

The first occurred about 2:30 a.m. along Blakeslee Boulevard (SR443), near Gilberts Hill Road, in Mahoning Township. Troopers said Charann M Ahner, 27, of Lehighton, was operating a 1996 Plymouth Neon westbound when a deer entered the road in front of her. She was unable to avoid the animal and struck it with the front passenger side of her Neon.

Ahner was not injured.

Monday, June 27, 2011

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

State police at Frackville said David Kuczynski, 56, of Zion Grove, was stopped for a traffic violation about 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, along SR924 in Shenandoah. He showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests, troopers said.

He was then transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville, for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Monday, June 27, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported that Aaron M. Pretko, 22, of Weissport, a Youth Service Agency staff member, was injured by Eli M. Boyd, 18, of Philadelphia, while Pretko was attempting to restrain him.

Boyd kicked Pretko, kneeing him in the right side of his head. Charges were filed against Boyd. The incident occurred at 3:30 p.m. June 23 at Camp Adams in Penn Forest Township.

Monday, June 27, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 3:30 p.m. along Interstate 81 in Tremont Township.

Troopers said Abby J. Miller, 30, of Schuylkill Haven, was driving a 2007 Ford Focus northbound and in a left curve when she lost control. The car left the road and struck several trees along the berm.

Miller suffered severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle sustained severe damages, troopers added.

Monday, June 27, 2011

The driver involved in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, along Wildcat Road, in Walker Township, Schuylkill County, will be cited.

State police at Frackville said Christopher Miller, 20, of Tamaqua, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound and failed to negotiate a curve. Miller's car struck a ditch and an embankment along the opposite lane of travel and overturned.

Monday, June 27, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported that the Little Gap Animal Hospital, 2695 Little Gap Road, Lower Towamensing, was burglarized between 8:15 p.m. June 23 and 7:45 a.m. June 24.

The criminals gained access through the rear door entrance by smashing open the door with a blunt object. They then proceeded to remove phenobartial and diazepham medications and various denomination of U.S. currency. They then likely fled through the rear door entrance.

Anyone with information concering this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Both sides in a domestic dispute were cited.

State police at Frackville said they responded to the 100 block of Main St., Gilberton, Schuylkill County, about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, for a reported domestic.

Troopers said John Blashock, 42, and Connie Delowery, 46, got into a verbal dispute at their residence that turned physical. After throwing objects at one another Delowery repeatedly poked Blashock in the face with her finger and then punched him. Blashock then bit Delowery's finger.

Both were issued citations for harassment, troopers said.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A Rush Township man was cited by Tamaqua police on May 28 after his 5- year-old son was left alone in a pick up truck.

Police were dispatched to the Spruce and Hunter street area at 4:29 p.m. after a concerned caller notified the Schuylkill County Communications Center about the child's condition. According to the report, the boy was sweating profusely and his face was red. The caller stated the child had been alone in a white Ford pick up truck for between 15 and 20 minutes.