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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Fogelsville charged two men with theft by deception for an incident at the Walmart store in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Troopers allege that Matthew Kutoloski, of Allentown, and Reuben Veitch, of Walnutport, entered the store about 7:45 p.m on Tuesday, Aug. 7, and took items they did not pay for.

They then attempted to return the items for money.

The two were also charged with criminal conspiiracy, troopers said.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

John Brooking, of 115 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton (last known address), was cited for bad checks. The violation occurred on June 2 at 5:46 p.m. in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A neighbors' dispute in Monroe County, in which a gun was allegedly used, led to charges being filed against one of the participants.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers were dispatched about 5:45 p.m. on July 31 to 217 Greenbriar Circle, in A Pocono Country Place development in Tobyhanna for a reported fight between neighbors with a gun involved.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

An individuals was charged after they caused a disturbance.

According to Summit Hill police, on July 1, at 7:59 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of East Amidon Street for a fight. It was later learned that a 17-year-old Lansford female was causing a disturbance in the area.

She was charged with disorderly conduct.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

A Tamaqua woman was lodged in the Schuylkill County prison on Saturday, Aug. 4, following a domestic dispute that resulted in injuries to two people.

Tamaqua Patrolman Karl Harig responded to 18 E. Mauch Chunk St., at 3:47 p.m. as the ambulance was dispatched for a male who was unconscious at that address.

On scene Harig learned that Kelly Bredamus, 43, of E. Broad St., had been using a metal cane to strike Robert Morris, 58, of Mauch Chunk Street. Morris had tried to get away from Bredamus. He was able to make it down a flight of stairs but then fell to the ground.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

A Summit Hill man, who was wanted by police, was arrested in Lansford.

According to Summit Hill police, on June 9, at 9:12 p.m., an off duty Summit Hill police officer was traveling through Lansford when he saw Marco Baker, 26, of 327 E. Hazard St., walking through the borough. There was an active arrest warrant out on Baker.

The officer notified Summit Hill and Lansford police, which approached Baker. Baker then attempted to flee, but was taken into custody after a foot chase.

While in custody, officers discovered drugs in Baker's possession.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

David Kutz, 43, of 348 W. Kline Ave., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on July 24 at 3:23 p.m. at that address. Charges were filed by borough Officer Brian Horos. Kutz is charged with simple assault and harassment.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Horos was dispatched to the address on an assault that had just taken place. Emergency medical services were also called to the scene.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

A Tamaqua man was charged after police found him to be under the influence.

According to Summit Hill police, on March 25, at 2:27 a.m., officers were on routine patrol when a vehicle approached them and failed to dim its high beams. Officers then observed the vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign and drive off the roadway several times.

A traffic stop was conducted and an investigation revealed that the driver, Matthew Nace, 27, of 116 Center St., was under the influence of alcohol.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred at a site near Tamaqua.

Troopers said someone spray painted the mailbox and "no trespassing" signs on the property of Billy Rutherford, which is located at 15 Piersol St., in Schuylkill Township, just west of Tamaqua.

The incident occurred sometime between Sunday, Aug. 5, at 9 p.m. and Monday at 5:30 a.m. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Christine Edmondson, 43, of 243 E. Ridge St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on July 11 at 12:10 a.m. Charges were filed by borough Officer Joshua Tom. Edmondson is charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened: