Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Police Logs

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board conducted age compliance checks at five licensed establishments in Carbon County, on Saturday between 4 p.m. and midnight.

Age compliance checks consist of using supervised underage buyers in an attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages.

The five busineses checked did not serve alcohol to the underage buyers. Those in-compliance were Capone's Bar & Grill, White Haven; Boulder View Tavern Inc, Lake Harmony; Getz's Hotel Inc., Lehighton; and Penn's Peak LLC and Lyle A. Augustine III, both of Jim Thorpe.

Monday, October 6, 2014

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Schuylkill County on Thursday.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about 12:32 p.m. in a parking lot of the Cressona Mall in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said David L. Reber, 53, of Pottsville, was driving a 1999 Jeep Cherokee through the lot near the Giant Market while Nelson R. Reppert, 74, of Cressona, was walking across the traffic way in front of the store. Reber failed to see Reppert and struck him with the left front of his vehicle.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A McAdoo woman has been charged after she reportedly stole several items from a family member.

Alysha Wilcox, 21, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after she took a PlayStation 2, four games and two controllers that did not belong to her.

The theft took place on Sept. 28.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A Carbon County woman has been charged with possession of narcotics.

On June 8 at 6:02 p.m. Lower Saucon Township Police Department officers stopped a vehicle traveling along Riverside Drive for a summary motor vehicle code infraction.

During the stop, it was learned that the defendant, Anna Rehrig, 42, of 51 Bowens Road, Lehighton, was driving with a suspended license.

Officers also detected the odor of narcotics emitting from the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle with police K9 Atos revealed a small amount of methamphetamine and multiple pieces of paraphernalia.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Colonial Regional Police, Bethlehem, have reported the arrest of Taryn Depos, 28, of 129 E. Phillips St., Coaldale, for shoplifting and providing false information to law enforcement officials.

Police said they were called to the Wegman's store at 12:18 p.m. Sept. 19 after the store's asset protection personnel observed Depos concealing $37.54 worth of cosmetics in her purse.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

McAdoo Police, with the assistance of the Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office, now have a drop box for unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs.

The box is located in the McAdoo Borough Building, 23 N. Hancock St. and is available during normal business hours.

Video surveillance is set up to monitor the area 24 hours a day to deter thefts.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Jonathan Evanco, 21, of McAdoo, has been charged by McAdoo Police in connection with two thefts.

A confidential informant was working with police on July 18, setting up a meeting to buy marijuana from Evanco. After receiving the cash, Evanco told the buyer he had to meet with his dealer and would return with the weed. He took the money and never delivered.

He was charged with theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and receiving stolen property.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

McAdoo Police have cited Adam Lutz, 28, of McAdoo, with possession of drug paraphernalia.

The charges were filed after Lutz was found lying in the street at 7:43 a.m. on Wednesday.

After telling officers and ambulance personnel that he had "overdosed on heroin," he was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

A routine search of his clothing turned up a needle, a cotton swab and a lighter, which Lutz admitted were his and were used to "shoot up."

Saturday, October 4, 2014

McAdoo Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Fegley Mini Mart on Kennedy Drive.

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, a white male entered the store, armed with a knife, and demanded the cashier empty the cash register. The cashier attempted to kick the robber, who then fled the area on foot, running north in the alley behind the store.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Two people were cited following a traffic stop in McAdoo on Thursday.

At 11:24 p.m., Brittany Synoraski, 20, of Drums, was stopped for driving a vehicle with heavily tinted windows on South Manning Street. As the officer was speaking to her, he noticed two cases of Miller Lite beer and an open bottle of Fireball cinnamon whiskey in the car.

Synoraski and a 17-year-old female, also from Drums, were cited for underage drinking.