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Police Logs

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A noise complaint to Tamaqua police on Saturday, Oct. 23, turned out a little differently than the caller envisioned.

Edward C. Roeder, 62, of 199 Owl Creek Rd., called police at 4:15 p.m. to complain about a noisy pick up truck that kept driving past his home, traveling faster than the posted speed limit. Patrolman Peter Wysochansky spoke with Roeder, telling him he would respond to his home as soon as he was finished with an incident he was investigating.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Michael E. Hess, 34, of Barnesville, was stopped on by Rush Township police on Taggertsville Road on Oct. 23 at 12:10 a.m.

As a result of the stop police said Hess is facing driving under the influence (DUI) and other summary traffic charges. Given a test, the result was .177BAC.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

State police at Frackville reported investigating two crashes along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County over the past weekend.

A crash occurred about 2:53 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in Mahanoy Township. Troopers said Adam J. Marquis, 26, of Syracuse, N.Y., was northbound in a 2007 Ford Mustang when he went onto the west berm. The car then spun and its driver's side impacted with the guard rail, then traveled back across both lanes and came to rest on the east berm.

Marquis was not injrued. Troopers cited Marquis for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Nesquehoning man was arrested after he made threats toward police.

According to Summit Hill police, officers received a phone call on Oct. 21 at 11:30 a.m. for an unwanted individual at the Lansford Townhouses.

After responding to the scene officers found Robert Shafer III, 25, of 14 E. Catawissa St. They attempted to talk to Shafer but he became combative and made threats. He was taken into custody with the assistance of Lansford police and charged with three counts disorderly conducted.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

John Bartenope, 33, of 43 Centre Street, Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 7:30 a.m., Sept. 4, at his home. Charges of two counts of simple assault and harassment were filed by Officer Brian Zulic.

Here's what happened, according to an affidavit of probable cause:

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Monroe County brother and sister are facing charges following an incident that occurred in September.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Sept. 16 officers were investigating a home invasion robbery at 503 Butz Lane in Tobyhanna Township. As part of the investigation police learned the robbery allegedly stemmed from a drug deal gone bad at the residence. Police later arrested Airmeil Bailey for possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 5:56 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, along SR115 south of SR903, in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Tamaqua driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of a controlled substance following an incident in Rush Township.

Township police said about 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, they stopped Mark Keeran, along Fairview St. Officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Keeran was placed under arrest and transported to the Pottsville Hospital for a blood test.

In addition to the DUI charge Keeran is also facing charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A resident of a Schuylkill County nursing home is the victim of a theft incident.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said someone stole $25 from the purse of Wanda Claire Dixon, 84, a resident at the Schuylkill Center Nursing Home, located along Manor Rd., in East Norwegian Township. The theft occurred sometime between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, troopers said.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A Nesquehoning man was charged with defiant trespass after he failed to listen to the rules.

According to Summit Hill police, officers received a phone call at 11:29 p.m., Sept. 7, for an unwanted person at an apartment at the Lansford Townhouses.

Upon arrival they found Jaden Diacheysn, 22, of 24 N. Allen St. He had been served prior to the incident by certified mail that he was not allowed on the property.