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Police Logs

Friday, June 8, 2012

Kidder Township police issued the following report on citations issued by officers.

On May 16 about 11:40 a.m. Joshua Holland, 21, of Brodheadsville, cited for stop sign violation at the intersection of North and South Lake Drive.

On May 22, at 10:55 p.m. Carrier Reinhart, no address given, cited for stop sign and suspended license at intersection of SR534 and Old Stage Rd.

On May 24 at 10:30 p.m. Denise Carani, 34, of Hollywood, Fla., cited for turning on steady red light where sign prohibit it, at intersection of Moseywood Rd. and SR940.

Friday, June 8, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two burglaries being probed a Carbon County locations, along with other incidents.

The residence of Johanna K. Vetesky, 51, of Beaver Lane, Indian Mountain Lakes development, in Penn Forest Township, was entered through a unlocked front door. Removed was a oxycodone prescription belonging to Vetesky and a AT&T cell phone.

The entry was made sometime between midnight and 5 p.m. on May 26.

Friday, June 8, 2012

A Luzerne County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Tammy Marushin, 44, of Sugarloaf, was stopped along Interstate 81 in Kline Township, about 3 p.m. on Friday, June 1, after being observed driving erratically. She was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI.

The DUI charge is pending, troopers said.

Friday, June 8, 2012

A Michigan man was jailed following a vehicle stop in Carbon County. State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred about 11:57 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, along Interstate 80 in Kidder Township.

Troopers said a Hertz rental vehicle bearing Michigan registration was stopped for speeding.

A consent search was made of the vehicle and K9 Johnny was used. He alerted troopers to luggage in the trunk.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Lehighton police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

Richard E. Hartranft, 47, of 101 Lehigh Drive, Lehighton, was cited for smoking in the Col. Jacob Weiss Park on Monday, June 4, about 2:45 p.m. Smoking in the park is prohibited by borough ordinance.

Edwin Mertz, 52, of 131 Mauch Chunk St., Lehighton, was cited for criminal mischief and public drunkenness for an incident on March 18, about 7:40 p.m.

Police said Mertz allegedly damaged a six-foot piece of PVC pipe he pulled from a yard in the 400 block of N. First St.

Friday, June 8, 2012

State police at Frackville reported investigating a tractor-trailer crash about 1:11 p.m. on Friday, June 1, along SR61 in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Richard L. Heffner, 25, of Lake Ariel, Wayne County, was operating a 2006 International Harvester with trailer southbound and approaching a tight right curve. Heffner applied the brakes and attempted to slow down.

Friday, June 8, 2012

One driver sustained a minor injury in a two vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. on Monday, May 29, at the intersection of SR61 and Tunnel Road, in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Teruya L. Black, 53, of Schuylkill Haven, was operating a 2011 Hyundai Sonata southbound on 61 while Ryan D. Miggins, 20, of Minersville, was stopped at at red light northbound on 61 driving a 2001 Hyundai GT.

Friday, June 8, 2012

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

On Saturday, June 2, about 5:16 p.m. Alan Predmore, 48, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested following a crash along Behrens Road, in Penn Forest Township. Troopers said Predmore was the operator of a 2006 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck that left the road and crashed into a tree. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Palmerton hospital for a blood test.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Two TIMES NEWS area businesses have been cited by the state liquor control board for liquor code violations.

Johnnies Restaurant of New York, 111 N. First St., Lehighton, was cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office for sold, furnished and/or gave or permitted such sale, furnishing or giving of alcoholic beverages to a minor.

The violation allegedly occurred on May 4.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating two burglaries that occurred at Carbon County locations.

Troopers said the residence at 51 Lang Way, in Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township, was entered sometime between May 19-26. Taken was about 75-feet of copper pipe from the crawl space. The home is owned by Robert Reedy, 44, of Kutztown.