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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Two Jim Thorpe area teens were involved in a crash with an all-terrain vehicle.

State police at Lehighton said the crash occurred at 9:38 a.m. June 30 along Mountain View Drive, west of Cottonwood Drive, in Penn Forest Township.

The two teens, both age 15, were riding the ATV eastbound when it left the road and traveled into a ditch, causing the vehicle to roll over and the two teens to fall off.

One of the teens was taken to the Geisinger Medical Center in Luzerne County for evaluation, troopers said. Neither teens were wearing helmets, troopers said.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a revolver from a vehicle in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Gary Schrepple Sr., 60, of Back Road, Barnesville, Ryan Township, reported the gun was removed from his unlocked pickup while parked outside his home. The theft occurred sometime between July 2 and 4. The gun was described as being a Smith & Wesson .357-caliber Model 27-2. Troopers urge residents to always lock their vehicles.

Anyone with information is asked to call troopers at 570-874-5300.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The theft of $1,519 worth of tools is being investigated by state police at the Fogelsville barracks.

Police said the incident was reported to have happened on Nov. 1, 2015, in the 7990 block of Route 309 in Lynn Township when the tools were stolen from an unlocked shed on a property belonging to a business there.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

State police at Lehighton barracks reported a weed wacker and a chain saw was stolen from a Penn Forest Township residence.

The incident happened between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. June 25 at a Maury Road residence. No other information on the incident was released by police.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a theft incident that happened between 11 p.m. June 30 and 6 a.m. July 1 in the 300 block of Little Gap Road, Lower Towamensing Township.

The victim is a 25-year-old Palmerton man.

Police said he reported someone broke into his vehicle and stole approximately $70 in cash.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The theft of belongings from around a residence and porch in Lower Towamensing Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The incident was reported on June 28 to have happened on the 4300 block of Little Gap Road.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

A burglary that took place in Ross Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said it was reported to them at 3:12 a.m. June 29 by the victim, a woman from Point Pleasant, New Jersey.

Police said someone broke an upstairs window in the home on Kunkletown Road and searched the residence for valuables.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of an air-conditioning unit.

The victim is At Your Service Realty, 4145 Greenwood Drive, Kunkletown.

Police said someone removed the unit from the residence between 4 p.m. May 20 and 4 p.m. June 20 and fled the scene.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating an indecent assault case in which two youths are the victims.

The incident was reported at 12:45 a.m. June 19. It happened on North First Street in Mahoning Township.

Police said the suspect is a 47-year-old man from Carbon County. Police did not release the suspect’s name.

It is alleged he had inappropriate contact with a 9-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Tamaqua police cited two people after a hit-and-run crash on June 21.

A witness contacted police at 3:23 p.m. to report that a black Honda and a green pickup were driving erratically on streets in the borough’s South Ward. At one point the pickup struck the rear bumper of the Honda, causing the driver to lose control in the area of Spruce Street and Sewer Plant Road. The Honda almost struck several parked vehicles, including the witness’s.