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Police Logs

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A Lycoming County man was jailed in Schuylkill County on an outstanding criminal warrant.

State police at Frackville said Derek M. Mohnson, 26, of Muncy, was found at 732 Sunbury St., Minersville, about 5:55 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9.

He has an outstanding arrest warrant for failure to appear issued to the Northumberland County sheriff's office. Johnson was taken into custody and placed in the county prison in Pottsville pending being picked up by Northumberland authorities.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating two burglaries that occurred in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said the home of Ruby B. Solt, 626 Mountain View Drive, Gilbert, was entered through a downstairs bathroom window on the back south side of the home. A window was broken to gain entry.

Once inside the criminals went to an upstairs master bedroom where they removed a Sony camera and miscellaneous jewelry. The break-in occurred sometime between 6:40 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of retail theft.

State police at Fern Ridge said they were called ot the Weis Market, in Gilbert, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, on Sept. 27 about 12:57 p.m. for a report of a theft incident.

Troopers said Douglas Mitchell Jr., of Effort, allegedly attempted to remove $10.59 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it.

Monday, October 10, 2011

A 21-speed Mongoose bicycle was found on Oct. 7 in Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said the bike was found along State Rt. 534, just east of Meckesville Road.

Police said anyone missing such a bike can call 570-646-2271 to properly identify it and provide proof of ownership.

Monday, October 10, 2011

No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7 on Rt. 61 at Mall Road in Blythe Township, according to state police at the Frackville barracks.

Police said the accident happened at mall Road when a car driven by Paul Nicholls, 70, of Westminster, Mass., was attempting to merge onto Rt. 61 southbound from Mall Road and traveled into the path of a vehicle operated by John Pytko, 29, of Mahanoy City, causing the crash. Both vehicles sustained moderate damages. Pytko's 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt required towing from the scene.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Danielle Wildermuth of Pottsville has been arrested by state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks on a charge of receiving stolen property.

Police said the charge stems from her possessing a Mongoose BMX bicycle and a Spanish wooden cedar garden bench that did not belong to her.

The victim was identified as Jaren Polston of Pottsville.

The incident took place between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 30, police said.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Slatington police reported the arrest of a borough resident for driving under the influence (DUI).

Police said about 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 13 officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the area of the fire company on W. Church St.

Contact was made with the driver, identified as Paul Dennis Warnken Jr., 34, of 612 W. Washington St. He told officers he had pulled over to urinate. He was found to be under the influence and was taken into custody.

He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center for a blood test. The test result showed a .20BAC, police said.

Monday, October 10, 2011

A Monroe County man has been arrested for a hit- and-run incident that occurred at the Country Inn Suites in Carbon County Monday morning.

State Police at Lehighton responded at about 9:15 a.m. to a report of a hit and run crash at the Country Inn Suites along State Route 209 in Franklin Township.

After further investigation, the Country Inn Suites staff informed Lehighton State Police that there was possible drug activity in one of their rooms.

Monday, October 10, 2011

An unknown motorist fled the scene after a hit- and-run incident in Carbon County Wednesday evening.

State Police at Lehighton said a vehicle, described as a gold Jeep, struck a pole along Hahns Dairy Road and Stony Ride Road in Lower Towamensing Township at about 10:14 p.m. The vehicle then fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lehighton State Police at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, October 10, 2011

A criminal mischief incident occurred early Thursday morning in the parking lot of the Stone Ridge Manor Apartments in Bowmanstown.

State police at Lehighton said that between 3-5 a.m., an unknown actor arrived at the apartment complex on Craig Street and slashed or punctured four tires that belonged to Angelo Sena, and two tires that belonged to Christopher Green, with a sharp object. The actors then fled the scene undetected.

The tires that belonged to Sena were valued at $500, while the tires that belonged to Green were valued at $250.