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Police Logs

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Two persons were injured, neither seriously, in a two vehicle crash that occurred about 4:15 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at the on-ramp of Interstate 81 and Molleystown Road, in Tremont Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Cameron C. Wertz, 20, of Pottsville, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier westbound on Molleystown Road headed towards the on-ramp. As he approached the ramp he saw a 2011 Subaru Outback, driven by Melissa M. Aungst, 41, of Pine Grove, eastbound.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft incident at a Schuylkill County site.

Randy Funk, 51, of 337 Sweet Arrow Lake Road, in Pine Grove Township, reported someone removed a Rapala lure mailbox from in front of his home. The theft occurred sometime between Sunday, Sept. 9, at 9:30 p.m. and Monday at noon.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of copper ground wire from a Schuylkill County location.

Troopers said about 12-feet of the wire was stolen from a substation located along Peach Mountain and Wade roads in Norwegian Township, sometime between Aug. 27 and Sept. 7. The wire is the property of Reading Anthracite, of Pottsville, troopers said.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570)-593-2000.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Pottsville man escaped injury when he lost control of his Jeep in heavy rain on SR61 in North Manheim Township on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

Joseph P. Graydus, 29, was traveling north in the right lane at 9:57 a.m. when a tractor trailer passed him. Graydus' Jeep hydroplaned, went over a curb, overturned and slid down an embankment. The vehicle stopped, on its passenger side, in a creek about 40 feet off the highway.

Graydus, who was wearing a seatbelt, was not injured.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a rash of break-ins in an area of Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the burglaries occurred at seasonal residences located along Penny Lane, in New Ringgold, East Brunswick Township.

Troopers said unknown criminals arrived at the location stated and broke into over 10 structures. Entered were several garage and storage structures, by cutting off pad locks on entrance doors.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Police were busy over the Labor Day weekend with checkpoints and roving patrols.

On Aug. 31, officers from Bangor, Nazareth, Stockertown, Tatamy, and Walnutport boroughs; Bushkill, Lehigh, and Moore and Upper Nazareth townships, and Colonial Regional and state police participated in a sobriety checkpoint at Lehigh Drive (Route 248) and Route 873 in Lehigh Township.

The Lehigh Township Volunteer Fire Company helped with traffic control and lighting.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a criminal mischief incident that took place between in Ross Township 8:30 p.m. Sept. 2 and 1:45 a.m. Sept. 3.

Someone cut the side of a pool at 609 Golden Eagle Dr. owned by Glenn P. Haddock, of Saylorsburg.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Joseph E. Wadyak, 61, of 139 W. Fell St., Summit Hill, has been arrested by Slatington police on charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.

Police said he was stopped at 7:48 p.m. Sept. 8 at 16 Fourth St.

He was also issued a summary citation for careless driving.

Monday, September 10, 2012

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Sunday for assault following a domestic incident at his residence. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about 5:40 p.m. at 315 Market St., in Port Carbon.

Troopers said at the time and location stated Richard Lewis Dingman Jr. 42, and Cora L. Franz, 39, got into a verbal argument that turned physical. Dingman allegedly grabbed Franz by the throat and attempted to choke her.

Monday, September 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Someone entered three housing units at 477 Sand Quarry Road, owned by Michael Carty, 71, of Palmerton. The units are undergoing renovation, and the burglars damaged windows, piping and air conditioning units.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call them at (610) 377-4270.