Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Police Logs

Monday, August 1, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on three crashes probed by troopers, including two hit-and-runs.

A two-vehicle crash occurred about 10:40 a.m. on Friday, July 29, along SR209 at the intersection with Porter Road, Porter Township.

Troopers said Jerimiah B. Noton, 29, of Saint Clair, was southbound on 209 while Gregory P. Readinger, of Williamstown, was eastbound on Porter Road.

Monday, August 1, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman has been charged with harassment for allegedly making threatening calls to another woman.

State police at Frackville said Donna Beury, 52, of Ashland, is accused of calling Janen Blackwell, 46, of Girardville, about 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, and threatening her.

Monday, August 1, 2011

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 9:41 p.m. on Saturday, July 30.

State police at Fogelsville said Andrew Thrash, 23, of Germansville, was driving in the area of 5286 Sell Rd., in Lowhill Township, when his vehicle left the road and crashed into a ditch.

Thrash was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI and other motor vehicle code violations, troopers said.

Monday, August 1, 2011

A hit and run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said a vehicle was driven westbound on Schaeffer's Hill Road, in Cass Township, about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 30, when it left the road for unknown reasons.

The vehicle then struck a metal fence, a mailbox and then two parked cars. The driver then fled the scene. The two parked cars that were struck were a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt and a 1994 Volkswagen Jetta, both owned by Denise Frantz, 43, of Pottsville.

Friday, July 29, 2011

A female juvenile from Jim Thorpe, who police said was a runaway who became combative after she was located, resulting in injury to a police officer, has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

Officers said they were notified by state police on July 26 that the juvenile runaway was possibly staying at 217 Green Briar Circle. The homeowner was identified as Susan Marin, 48.

Friday, July 29, 2011

The Schuylkill County District Attorney's Office reported today two persons were arrested on prostitution charges stemming from an investigation police launched after receiving complaints about that type of activity taking place at the Aroma Spa, 511 Rt. 61 South, North Manheim Township.

Officials said Sung Chun Yang, 47, of Rockville, Md., and Miduck Park, 47, of Philadelphia, were arraigned before District Justice James Ferrier, Orwigsburg, on charges of prostitution and related offenses and criminal solicitation.

Friday, July 29, 2011

A Kunkletown woman sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash July 24 at 3:30 p.m. on Pohopoco Drive in Towamensing Township.

Deborah L. Kropf, 54, was hurt in the mishap, according to state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said she was driving a 2006 Kia Optima that was unable to stop in time after a vehicle had pulled out from a driveway in an attempt to cross Pohopoco Drive, causing the two vehicles to collide. The other vehicle was driven by Charles B. Rodgers Jr., 51, of Palmerton, who was driving a 2005 Mercury Mountaineer.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Several items were removed from three vehicles that were unlocked and parked at 51 Hawthorne Drive, Bear Creek Lakes, Penn Forest Township, between 10 p.m. July 13 and 6:30 a.m. July 14.

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the thefts.

Police identified the victims as David Laurie Woodman and Thomas John Stokes, both of Jim Thorpe, and Thomas Steven McGunnigle of Mattituck, N.Y.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Jim Thorpe police are investigating the theft of a motorcycle owned by a Lewisberry, Pa. man.

Police said they were summoned on July 24 at 12:37 p.m. to Lehigh Avenue near the train station for a report of a stolen motorcycle.

Upon arrival, police learned from Chris Hynes of Lewisberry that his black Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorcycle was stolen from the scene. The cycle, valued at $5,000, has silver lettering on its gas tank.

Anyone with information about the incident or motorcycle is asked to contact police at (570) 325-4995.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Charges of driving under the influence of alcohol are pending against Samantha Richardson, 21, of Tamaqua, who was involved in a one-vehicle accident July 27 at 10:35 p.m. on Old Route 209, about one-quarter mile east of the Village of Newkirk in Walker Township.

State police at the Frackville barracks said severe damages result to her 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee, including multiple airbag deployment.