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Police Logs

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Tamaqua police were dispatched to the Tamaqua Area Senior High School Friday afternoon, Oct. 7, to deal with an irate parent and two students who had allegedly been involved in a scuffle.

The students, two males ages 14 and 16, were reportedly involved in an altercation as they were leaving the school cafeteria. Administrative personnel found tobacco products on the younger male and contacted his father regarding the district's zero tolerance policy.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Berks County motorcyclist was injured in a crash in Carbon County. The accident was one of three investigated by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said Keith J. Garvey, 47, of Hamburg, was driving a 2003 Harley-Davidson westbound on Lower Smith Gap Road in Lower Towamensing Township, about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9. He was negotiating a right curve and he scraped the right foot panel on the road surface causing him to lose control. The bike came to final rest on the south berm.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A 17-year-old Tamaqua male was cited early Monday morning after police determined he had been consuming alcohol.

Officers on patrol observed the teen walking in the area of Broad Street at 2:45 a.m. and stopped to check on the youth's condition.

As the teen was speaking to officers, telling them he was on his way home from a friend's, the odor of alcohol was detected on his breath.

The male admitted to drinking several cans of beer that he had taken from his mother's home.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A domestic incident in Schuylkill County led to the jailing of a county resident.

State police at Frackville said they were dispatched to 17 Jerrys Road, Ringtown, in Union Township, about 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, for a report of a 9-1-1 hangup. Upon arrival officers spoke with Michele Erica Beaver, 52, of that address, who said she had been struck with a piece of metal by her husband, George Samuel Beaver, 53.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed Tuesday evening, Oct. 11, for assault and other counts after he came home intoxicated. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about 8:45 p.m. at 75 Suedberg Road, in Pine Grove Township.

Troopers said Charles Kimmel Jr., 20, of that address, returned home under the influence of alcohol and a verbal altercation occurred between him and his mother, Lori Kimmel, 44, and a 17-year-old female in the home.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of four individuals for liquor law violations.

Police said on Sept. 17 about 9 p.m. officers were working a special detail for underage drinking and adult selling liquor to minors. At the time and date stated officers observed a male enter the Wine & Spirits Store, in Mt. Pocono, and coming out of the store carrying two plastic wine and spirit bags. He was then observed giving the bags to three juveniles.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A traffic stop in Nesquehoning led the arrest of a wanted person and multiple citations.

Officer Thomas Kurtz was monitoring traffic at Mermon and Catawissa streets about 1:50 p.m. on Sept. 28 when he observed a recreation vehicle (RV) turn off Catawissa onto N. Mermon and a ladder fell out of the back window.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 6:08 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, along New Street in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Jeremiah A. Dries, 28, of Hamburg, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Suburban southbound and failed to negotiate a right curve. The vehicle left the road and struck a dirt ditch. After impact the vehicle overturned onto the driver's side coming to rest at the base of the ditch.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Tamaqua police cited two women following a Saturday altercation, Oct. 8, at a pub on East Union Street.

Rachel Bales, 26, of 12 Market St., Tamaqua, told officers she had been at the pub at 11 p.m., dining with Timothy Stahl, 39, of 324 E. Union St., Tamaqua.

According to Bales, Stahl's estranged wife, Angela, 40, of 229 Orwigsburg St., Tamaqua, entered the bar and confronted the duo.

Bales told officers that Angela grabbed her by the arms and shoved her. There was a long scratch on Bales left arm.

Mrs. Stahl told officers the confrontation was started by Bales.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A motorcyclist was cited following a crash in Nesquehoning.

Police Chief Sean Smith said he responded to a crash on Sept. 18 about 2:53 p.m. along Willow Lane. Upon arrival Smith identified the driver of the cycle as Brandon Heydt, no age or address given. Heydt suffered multiple lacerations and his left finger was broken. The cycle was not insured and Heydt was not wearing any eye protection and also did not have a class M license.

Heydt was taken to the Lehighton hospital for treatment. Smith filed multiple citations against Heydt.