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Police Logs

Monday, September 17, 2012

A Tamaqua man was arrested and jailed over the weekend on outstanding criminal warrants.

State police at Frackville said Jeremiah Raymond Sanders, 24, was picked up about 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, along Broad Street, in the borough.

Troopers said he was wanted for parole violations in both Carbon and Northampton counties. He was taken into custody and lodged in the Carbon prison in Nesquehoning. A detainer was also placed on him from Northampton County.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Two Lehigh County residents were injured and flown to a Lehigh Valley area hospital following a motorcycle crash in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, along Tuscarora Mountain Drive, in Ryan Township.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County convenience store.

Troopers said the Kreiser Fuel Service store located in Tremont, was entered by unknown criminals who threw a cinder block through a side entrance door to gain entry.

Once inside they stole money from a cash register and took other items from behind the counter. The incident occurred about 3:20 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13.

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

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has released his monthly report for August, with a total of 605 calls:

Saturday, September 15, 2012

A Lehigh County driver was cited following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 2:49 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12, along Independent Road, in Weisenberg Township.

State police at Fogelsville said Francis G. Fliszar, 48, of New Tripoli, was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado truck when he fell asleep behind the wheel. The truck left the road and struck a boulder.

Fliszar was not injured but the truck sustained major front end damage, troopers said. He was cited for driving on roadways not laned for traffic.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of copper and other items from an electric company site in Schuylkill County.

The theft occurred sometime between Aug. 23 and Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Girard Manor tap air break location in Mahanoy Township, which is owned by PPL Electric Utilities Corp., of Frackville.

Criminals removed 83-feet of copper, multiple lug connectors, and multiple steel grounding grates (three by five-feet), from four tap sites. The estimated value of the missing items was set at $1,228.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Two Jim Thorpe juveniles have been charged in connection with a burglary at a borough business.

Borough police said on Thursday, Sept. 6, about 2:18 a.m. they responded to Bob's Market, located at 15 W. Sixth St,. for a burglar alarm. On scene police discovered forced entry was made to the building through a side window.

Friday, September 14, 2012

A deer and a car collided in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Edward G. Fessler, 48, of Pottsville, was driving a 2008 Chevorlet Malibu southbound on SR61 about 3:10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, when a deer entered the road in front of him.

Fessler applied his brakes but the front of the car struck the deer.

Fessler was not injured but his vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

Friday, September 14, 2012

A Carbon County woman was cited for harassment following an incident that occurred about 7:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, at 401 Bridge St., Weissport.

State police at Lehighton said Barbara Jane Lambert, 28, was cited following an altercation she had with Bobby Phillip Smith, 28, both of that address.

Friday, September 14, 2012

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

Troopers said unknown criminals entered the Crown Castle cell tower site located at 861 Mountain Road, in Blythe Township, and removed two rolls of the wire, which was located in a fenced in area. They also cut about 150-feet of ground wire from the cell tower. The incident occurred sometime between Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 4:50 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.