Friday, November 27, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, November 28, 2011

Slatington police have cited Nicole Arnold, 23, of 1305 Pin Oak Lane, Slatington, on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Pollice said she was arrested after a disturbance that happened at 5 p.m. Nov. 26 at 578 Main St.

Monday, November 28, 2011

A criminal mischief incident in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County, is being investigated by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

The victim is Arthur H. Heffner, 36, of 215 E. Second Mountain Road in the township.

He told police that between 4-6 p.m. Nov. 24, someone used a blunt object to smash his mailbox before fleeing the scene undetected.

Monday, November 28, 2011

A person was arrested at the scene of a Schuylkill County fire.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said several onlookers at a fire at the Cressona Textile Waste Inc., 98 Front St., Cressona, were asked to leave the property and that of the Blue Mountain, Reading and Northern Railroad, about 6:40 p.m. due to safety concerns. The fire occurred on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Monday, November 28, 2011

State police at Lehighton are looking for a hit-and-run driver. Troopers said the incident occurred along SR209 in Polk Township, Monroe County, about 1:44 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25.

Troopers said Laura G. Demaio, 28, of Coaldale, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Venture northbound when her vehicle was struck in the rear by another car. After impact Demaio pulled off the road but the other driver fled the scene. The hit-and-run vehicle was a Toyota Camry, troopers said.

Monday, November 28, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on nine driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers.

Michael Tekin, 46, of Danielsville, was stopped for several motor vehicle code violations about 10:40 p.m. on Nov. 23 along Maury Road at Long Run Road, in Franklin Township, Carbon County. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. Charges will be filed, troopers said.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on driving under the influence (DUI) arrests.

Police said about 2:50 a.m. on Nov. 24 they received a report of an accident along Kuhenbeaker Road, in Tunkhannock Township. Upon arrival officers found a vehicle in the ditch with the driver, identified as Patrick Denig, 32, of Tobyhanna, still inside.

Denig was found asleep behind the wheel and intoxicated. He was taken into custody, failed field sobriety tests, and transported to the Pocono Medical Center (PMC), East Stroudsburg, for a blood test.

Friday, November 25, 2011

A Lansford man was cited by Tamaqua police after he was found in a highly intoxicated state on Nov. 12.

An officer was on patrol on Taggertsville Road at 4:49 a.m. and observed a black 1999 Ford parked to the side of the road. The man behind the steering wheel was slumped over into the passenger seat.

Friday, November 25, 2011

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a shooting incident that happened between 6 and 8 p.m. Nov. 13 in Middleport Borough.

Police said someone shot a pellet gun at a light fixture at the American Legion Field, owned by the borough, damaging the light shade and bulb.

The field is located in Blythe Township.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Jerry Feathers, 31, of Tamaqua, was arrested Wednesday morning, Nov. 23, after an apparent early morning visit to see his son.

Police were dispatched to 218 Washington St. at 4:20 a.m. for a report of an unwanted person. On scene they found Feathers banging on the rear door and yelling loudly. He was taken into custody and placed in the patrol car while another officer spoke to the residents of the house, Feathers' mother, Corinne, and Amber Murphy, the mother of his son.

Friday, November 25, 2011

A criminal mischief incident that happened at noon Nov. 23 in Eldred Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The victim is John Robert Higbee, 67, of 112 Garden Grove Lane, Kunkletown.

Police said someone arrived at his residence and damaged a glass spotlight by shooting at it and then proceeded to damage a plastic security box that was hanging on a tree at the property. The estimated damages are $150.