Monday, December 22, 2014

Police Logs

Friday, March 4, 2011

Coaldale police have charged a Lansford man with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI), failing to keep within a single lane and speeding.

Robert James Stackhouse, 29, of 117 E. Patterson St., was charged after he was pulled over at 2:40 a.m. Jan. 30 on SR209.

According to an affidavit of probable cause filed with District Judge Stephen Bayer of Tamaqua, here's what happened:

Friday, March 4, 2011

A Coaldale man was arrested after allegedly threatening his 15-year-old son with a gun as the two argued over a computer.

Police were called to the home of Thomas Bowman, 47, of 304 Ridge Terrace, on a report of a man with a gun threatening his 15-year-old son. Upon arrival, Lansford police met Coaldale police Officer Jeremy Paul Talanca at the home. The 15-year-old had fled the home and a 5-year-old child stood in the doorway.

Talanca quickly pulled the child out of the house and placed him next door.

Bowman was arrested and placed in the rear of the police cruiser.

Friday, March 4, 2011

A Coaldale woman has been charged with drug law violations.

Alex Hannah, no age given, of 45 W. Phillips St., Apt. 205, was arrested Feb. 18. Coaldale Chief Tim Delaney said borough police and the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force arrested Hannah for selling Vicodin and marijuana to an undercover informant on two separate occasions in October.

Friday, March 4, 2011

A rear-end type crash involved two school buses of the Pocono Mountain School District. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the crash occurred about 4:13 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at the intersection of Salamanca and Hemlock drives in the Pocono Farms development.

Friday, March 4, 2011

An Allentown man was taken into custody by Tamaqua police early Tuesday morning after it was discovered he was wanted on an outstanding warrant issued by sate police at the Fogelsville barracks.

Officers were on patrol at 12:58 a.m. on Mauch Chunk Street when they observed a male acting in a suspicious manner. Officers stopped to talk to the man, who identified himself as Matthew Mogan.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Lansford police have issued citations to the following people:

June Butler, 40, 33 Cortright St., Lansford: Obedience to traffic control devices on Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. at Cortright and Bertsch streets.

Katrina Hollan, 31, 39 E. Ridge St., Lansford: Driving under suspension on Feb. 19 at 5:13 p.m. on the 600 block of E. Patterson Street.

A 17 year-old male from Summit Hill was cited for obedience to traffic-control devices on Feb. 18 at 10:48 p.m. at Patterson and Chestnut streets.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

State police at Frackville reported investigating a crash involving a tractor with trailer crash along Interstate 81 in Foster Township, Schuylkill County, that occurred about 12:57 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1.

Troopers said Antonio Hamer, 27, of Lake View, S.C., was operating a 2010 International ProStar truck-tractor with 2011 Wabash van northbound when the rig traveled onto the left berm and struck a metal guard rail.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests.

On Feb. 26 about 12:31 a.m. officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the cul-de-sac of Scenic Court in Tunkhannock Township. Upon making contact with the two male occupants inside the vehicle officers observed a case of beer and one open container inside.

A further investigation revealed the two males to be under age and intoxicated. The two were identified as Jordan McMahon, 19, and a 17-year-old, both from Effort. Both were cited for underage drinking and released to their parents.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on three crashes probed by troopers, all occurring on Tuesday, March 1, with one driver facing a driving under the influence (DUI) charge.

The DUI crash occurred about 6:15 p.m. along Flyte Road, near Anchorage Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County. Troopers said Robert D. Templeton, 56, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2000 Hyundai Sonata when he lost control of the vehicle. The Sonata went onto the berm and struck several small trees and shrubs. It came to rest against the trees about 15 feet north of the road.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating a suicide attempt which involved a hazmat scare. The incident was reported about 12:47 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at the Tobyhanna State Park in Tobyhanna. Police gave the following account of what happened.

Officers were dispatched to the park to a report of a possible suicide attempt. The officers were advised while en route that the attempt may involve the use of hydrogen sulfide, a highly toxic and flammable gas.