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Police Logs

Thursday, September 6, 2012

State Police at Lehighton are investigating an incident that occurred at 2608 Upper Smith Gap Road, Saylorsburg, on Aug. 30.

According to state police, sometime between 10:45 and 11 a.m., unknown actors kicked in the front door of the above residence, owned by Judy Jane Yerkie, and then fled the scene.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating an attempted robbery at Joes Kwik Mart in Pocono Summit.

On Sept. 3, at 5:21 a.m., an unknown individual entered the store and pointed a BB gun at the clerk, demanding money to pay bills. When the clerk refused to open the register, the male fled on foot.

The actor is described as a black or hispanic male with olive colored skin, thin mustache and goatee. He was wearing black jeans and a blue hoodie and was carrying a blue duffle bag.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

State Police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary at the Shell Gas Station, SR903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

According to state police, two unknown actors forcibly entered the gas station and stole various items. They then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at (610) 377-4270.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Public drunkenness

Criminal charges were filed against Zachary Watson, 19, of 590 Preachers Camp Road, Lehighton, for persistent disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, public drunkenness, and 2 counts of harassment. The incident occurred on Aug. 8 at 11:21 p.m. in the 100 block of Lafayette Avenue and the 300 block of Alley E.

Possession

of drug paraphernalia

Criminal charges were filed against Keith Weaver, 52, of 304 Delaware Avenue, Apt. 2, Palmerton, for possession of drug paraphernalia. The incident occurred on Aug. 24 at 12:58 a.m. at the above address.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

A Kunkletown man was arrested after he was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

According to State Police at Lehighton, on Aug. 30, at 2:22 a.m., in the area of Turkey Ridge Road, west of White Birch Drive in Polk Towship, Monroe County; troopers conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle driven by Philip A. Brogan, 21, for a vehicle code violation.

The traffic stop yielded that Brogan was driving under the influence.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Two people escaped injury in a car crash on the McCall Bridge in Weissport Sunday.

The collision happened at 1:15 p.m. when a car driven by Dylan M. Hancharick, 20, of Lehighton was stopped in traffic on Route 209 south and was hit from behind by a vehicle driven by Cassidy Akers, 21, also of Lehighton.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

A Walnutport man was taken into custody after refusing to comply with police.

According to State Police at Fogelsville, on Aug. 30, at 5 p.m., troopers responded to The Family Institute, 923 Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County for a domestic disturbance at the location.

Upon arrival, Trooper Zena C. Coulombe found Karl Hugh Bader, 31, of Walnutport to be the person causing the disturbance. He refused to comply with the trooper's commands. He was physically forced to the ground, where he was arrested and taken into custody. The investigation continues.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

A Macungie man was charged with harassment after he threatened a White Haven man.

According to State Police at Fogelsville, on Sept. 3, at 12:09 a.m., troopers were dispatched to 3772 Knight Drive, Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County. Upon arrival, they learned that Joel Raymond Fenstermaker, 39, of Hunt Drive, Macungie, confronted Scott James Phillips, 51, of Barrys Road, White Haven, while at a party and threatened to physically assault him.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

A Coaldale man was taken into custody by Rush Township Police on Aug. 30 in connection with an outstanding warrant issued by the Luzerne County Sheriff's Office.

David Dahms, 36, was arrested at 6:46 p.m. that day in the vicinity of Taggertsville Road. During a search, officers discovered synthetic marijuana in the possession of Dahm and Crystal Conahan, 29, of Coaldale.

Conahan faces charges of possession for the synthetic marijuana as well as for possession of the drug Diazepam.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Lansford police have cited the following people, all but one from out-of-town, for code violations: