Thursday, June 30, 2016

Police Logs

Saturday, June 11, 2016

A domestic incident in Tamaqua on May 5 resulted in a citation for Keith Staines, 42, of 327 Hazle St., Tamaqua.

Police were called to the house at 9:10 a.m. for a disturbance and found a woman picking up numerous children’s toys from the ground. The toys were thrown there by Staines.

Inside the home the officer spoke with Staines, who said he had an argument with his wife and threw the children’s toys outside because she (wife) throws his stuff all the time.

Three children in the home, all under the age of 5, were visibly upset by the argument between their parents.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

A Jim Thorpe man escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 9:30 a.m. Friday on Route 903 in Penn Forest Township, about 837 feet south of the Maury Road, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said Vincent P. Rodgers, 54, the driver, will be cited for failure to drive at a safe speed.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

A Monroe County man is facing drug charges following an incident that occurred on June 1 about 12:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Wawa store in Blakeslee.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers observed Ryan Worthington, 33, of Eldred, staggering toward his vehicle.

Worthington entered his vehicle, started the engine and then slumped over the front wheel.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Tamaqua police have cited William A. Zubey, 40, of 438 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, in connection with an incident on June 3.

The victim contacted police at 9:47 p.m. to say he had come into contact with Zubey at a local fire company. Zubey called him names, then punched his left arm and the left side of his face.

Zubey was cited for harassment.

Friday, June 10, 2016

A Monroe County man was charged with stabbing his brother during an apparent domestic dispute.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at 12:53 p.m. on Sunday they were dispatched to 8275 Natures Drive in Coolbaugh Township, for a report of a stabbing. On scene officers learned that Darell Williams, 24, of that address, had stabbed his juvenile brother. The juvenile was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police added. The mother of the juvenile and the suspect was notified of the incident.

Friday, June 10, 2016

A Summit Hill man was cited with harassment after police were called.

Summit Hill police said at 8:40 p.m. on May 7, officers were called to East Summit Avenue where a person was causing a disturbance.

Once there, they found Fred Evans, 66, of 50 E. Summit Ave., to be causing the problem.

Friday, June 10, 2016

A Summit Hill man was cited after he created a disturbance.

Summit Hill police cited Christopher Serrano, 34, of 120 E. White St., with disorderly conduct after police received reports of him making loud noises at 11 p.m. on May 23. The noise was disturbing neighbors.

Friday, June 10, 2016

No one was hurt when a car ran off the road to avoid a deer at the intersection of Long Mountain and Kresge Farm roads in Monroe County, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said Tanner Parascando, 18, of Gilbert, was driving the Mazda 6 southbound on Long Mountain Road when the deer ran out in front of the vehicle, causing it to drive off the left side of the roadway and strike bushes on the property at 318 Long Mountain Road.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Two men were charged with having drugs on them after an incident occurred in Summit Hill.

Borough police charged Ryan Gimbi, 23, of 310 E. Grant St., McAdoo, and RylanWilson, 22, of 262 Main St., Conyngham, with disorderly conduct after officers found them in the area of the Carbon County Environmental Education Center just after 5 p.m. on March 13.

Police said both had an illegal substance on them.

Friday, June 10, 2016

State police at Lehighton are investigating the theft of a street sign and pole at the intersection of East Lizard Creek Road and Morris Lane, in East Penn Township, Carbon County.

The theft occurred sometime between May 4-6. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at 610-681-1850.