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Police Logs

Friday, November 12, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported on three crashes investigated by troopers in recent days.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 6:26 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, along SR115 in Ross Township, Monroe County. Troopers said Kevin J. Martin, 35, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck southbound when he struck a deer that had entered the road. Martin was not injured but damages were disabling to the truck.

Friday, November 12, 2010

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

State police at Lehighton said Daniel A. Smiley, 45, of Kunkletown, was stopped along Chestnut Ridge Road in Eldred Township for several motor vehicle code violations. At the stop Smiley was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest for DUI.

Friday, November 12, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge have cited a Carbon County man for false alarm to police.

Troopers have charged Benton Davis, of Albrightsivlle, for permitting four or more false alarm activations during a consecutive 12-month period. The charges were filed with District Judge Edward Lewis, of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police nabbed 13 teenagers at a drinking party at 12:54 a.m. Oct. 30 at 1010 Saw Mill Road in Pocono Lake, Monroe County.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on two recent arrests for driving under the influence (DUI).

George Alamo, 34, Pocono Lake, was stopped by police at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, on Sullivan Trail at Sullivan Road. Upon approach, police smelled a strong odor of alcohol. Further investigation revealed Alamo was intoxicated and incapable of safe driving. Alamo was arrested and consented to a blood-alcohol test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Mahoning Township Police Chief Kenneth J. Barnes has released the following reports:

On Nov. 6 at about 6:35 p.m., police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart Super Center, as loss prevention agents had a male in custody for retail theft. Michael Dillon Hontz, 21, of the 600 block of Upper Nis Hollow Road, Mahoning Township, was arrested and subsequently charged with retail theft and released. Merchandise value was less than $200.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer rig in Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, along SR443 at the off/on ramp to Interstate 81, in Pine Grove Township.

Troopers said John L. Breidenstine, 46, of Schuylkill Haven, was operating a 1999 Kawasaki ZG1000 bike eastbound when Donald G. Ponciroli, 54, of Salt Lake City, Utah, driving a 2007 Freightliner tractor with trailer, pulled in front of Breidenstine while attempting to enter the on ramp.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

State police at the Hazleton barracks have issued a warning for residents of the Packer Township area of Carbon County.

Troopers said there has been an increase of daytime burglaries in the area. Troopers said residents are asked to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity.

If suspicious activity is observed, such as individuals or vehicles, residents should call troopers at (866) 731-3135.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Jim Thorpe police are investigating a burglary and theft incident that occurred at the ticket booth and concession stands at the Jim Thorpe Area High school football stadium on Saturday.

Unknown criminals entered the ticket booth and removed two metal detectors that were later recovered. Nothing else was reported missing from either place.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call them at (570) 325-4995.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge reported on crashes investigated by troopers in recent days on Monroe County roads.

A two-vehicle crash was reported about 6:56 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the intersection of SR115 and Weir Lake Road, in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers said Angel Colon, 20, of Mt. Pocono, driving a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier failed to stop for a stop sign and entered 115 from Weir Lake Road and into the path of Andrew J. Celia, 52, of Effort, who was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer, southbound on 115. The front of the Blazer struck the driver's side of the Cavalier.