Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Police Logs

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A domestic dispute in McAdoo on Aug. 2 led to charges being filed against two people.

Officers were dispatched to 617 S. Kennedy Drive to deal with a domestic incident. Once on scene they were met by Lisa Sholtis, 48, who retrieved a small bag of marijuana and a small pipe from the top of the refrigerator, saying the objects belonged to her husband, Greg Sholtis, 58.

The husband said they were the property of his wife.

Both were cited for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A suspicious vehicle parked at the Fegley Mini Mart in McAdoo caught the attention of police on July 19.

As officers were about to approach when the driver exited the vehicle and was picked up in another car. The second car was stopped so officers could question the first driver, eventually identified as Justin Staver, 32, of Lebanon.

Staver provided a fake name and birth date, twice. Once he was positively identified, a records check indicated his driver's license had been suspended.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from vehicle incident in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the vehicle of Thomas Stone, 47, of 1024 Pueblo Drive, Auburn, was entered while parked in the driveway of his home. Removed was a Garmin Nuvi GPS unit. The theft occurred sometime between 8 p.m. Monday and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Drums, Luzerne County, woman has been charged by McAdoo police following a traffic stop on Aug. 3.

When Kristina Carlyon, 29, was stopped for having heavily tinted windows, officers noted several signs of intoxication. She admitted to having a few drinks at Dano's Pub and was asked to perform field sobriety tests, which she failed.

Blood tests indicate she had a blood-alcohol content of 0.122 percent, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08.

She was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol and for the illegal window tint.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Nesquehoning woman has been cited by Tamaqua police after failing to make good on a bad check she issued to Koch's Notary Service in May.

Celesse Ann Kieffer, 38, of 143 W. Ridge St., wrote a check for $121 to Koch's on May 1 for notary services. The check was returned due to insufficient funds in Kieffer's account.

She was cited for issuing a bad check.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Nicholas Hux, 19, of Barnesville, has been cited by McAdoo police following a traffic stop.

Hux was stopped after failing to use his turn signal on Aug. 3. When officers searched his vehicle, with his permission, they found a Chinese Star, a circular device with three blades.

He was cited for possession of a prohibited weapon and failure to signal properly.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Hazleton man has been cited by McAdoo police following a traffic stop on July 11.

Officers on patrol stopped a vehicle for having no license plate light and suspected the driver, Peter Mindick, 23, had been drinking. He was given and failed field sobriety tests.

Blood work determined his blood alcohol content to be 0.115 percent, almost twice the legal limit.

Mindick was cited for three counts of DUI and for the license plate light.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

One driver sustained a minor injury in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:25 p.m. Tuesday along Route 61, in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Andrew J. Hubiak, 21, of New Philadelphia, was northbound in the left lane driving a 2003 Pontiac Vibe while Renee M. Medina, 33, of Frackville, was in the right northbound lane driving a 2013 Dodge Dart.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A vehicle stop in Schuylkill County led to the arrest of a Luzerne County man wanted in South Carolina.

State police at Frackville said Colin Daniel Fogarty, 55, of Dallas, was stopped about 10:50 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of routes 924 and 339, in the village of Brandonville, East Union Township, for a traffic violation.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

A Schuylkill County teen is facing a charge of driving under the influence.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 17-year-old male from Orwigsburg was stopped about 10:25 p.m. on Tuesday in the area of 8 Hemlock Drive in North Manheim Township, for a vehicle code violation.

He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. He was then transported to the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson Street, Pottsville, for a blood test.