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Police Logs

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating the theft of a boat from a Coolbaugh Township man.

Sometime between June 28 and 30 someone cut a chain and steel cable that was securing Grancis Gosciminski's brown and tan, 10-foot Basstender row boat to a boat stand at Arrowhead Lakes Beach 4.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Kunkletown woman was charged after she failed to cooperate with Summit Hill police during a traffic stop.

According to borough police, on July 1, police observed Colleen Wentz, 31, of 2650 57th Road, Kunkletown, fail to stop at two intersections in town. A traffic stop was initiated for the violation.

During the stop, Wentz became unruly and gave police a hard time.

She was charged with duties at stop signs, two counts; disorderly conduct; and harassment.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Jim Thorpe police are seeking information relative to an assault of two males on July 2 at the fireworks festival that was held at Memorial Park in observance of the 4th of July holiday.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

State police at Lehighton said a Palmerton teen was cited for harassment.

Troopers said Steven Wright, 19, was cited along Hill Road in Towamensing Township, about 4 a.m. on Friday, July 1, for allegedly grabbing his 18-year-old girlfriend by her arms and throwing her to the ground during a domestic dispute.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Coaldale police have charged a borough woman with criminal conspiracy, theft and receiving stolen property.

Nicole Rose Savage, 21, of 113 Second St., was charged by Police Chief Timothy Delaney, who gave this account in an affidavit of probable cause:

At 12:48 p.m. June 7, he received a telephone call from Theresa Hankey, who said her grandson, William Juliano, had just stolen her 1995 green Ford Escort from in front of her house. She told Delaney she saw Juliano get into the driver's seat and his girlfriend, Savage, get into the front passenger seat.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Jim Thorpe police arrested Cody Baier, 18, of 420 Center Ave., Apt. 2, Jim Thorpe, on a charge of underage drinking after it was reported he arrived home at 5:35 a.m. June 9 and created a disturbance there.

Police said they were informed by Ryan and Jean Baier that Cody came home drunk and refused to go to work, creating a disturbance at the residence.

Police said he was removed from the home and cited.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A vehicle stop in Nesquehoning led to the identification of nine illegal aliens.

Officer Carl Breiner stopped a 2001 GMC van in the 400 block of E. Catawissa St. Breiner identified the driver as Jesus Alberto Fuentes Barreda. He did not have a valid drivers license. Breiner, through the course of his investigation, learned that there were eight other occupants in the vehicle.

Breiner called for back-up with officers from Coaldale, Lansford, and Jim Thorpe responding.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Tamaqua man has been charged with robbing a Turkey Hill Minit Mart and attempting to rob a motel. State police at Hazleton identified the suspect as Charles S. Hausman.

According to troopers the Turkey Hill store along SR924 in Hazle Township was robbed about 3:51 a.m. on Sunday. Then on Sunday evening, about 10:28, a man entered the Ramada Inn along SR309 in the township and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk refused and the man fled. The clerk was able to give troopers a description of the man.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

A Summit Hill man was charged after police found him to be under the influence of alcohol.

According to Summit Hill police, on May 27, at 9:20 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop after Theodore Williams, 38, of 3 E. Ludlow St., Apt. 3, failed to stop his vehicle at a stop sign.

Upon investigation, police determined that Williams was under the influence of alcohol and did not have a valid driver's license.

He was charged with driving under the influence (DUI), a stop sign violation, and drivers required to be licensed.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

An elderly woman reported to state police at Lehighton that her GPS unit has been stolen.

Carol Huggett, 74, of Jim Thorpe, said the theft of her Garmin GPS happened at 11 White Oak Dr., Penn Forest Township.

The GPS is valued at $150.