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Police Logs

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A Pottsville woman was charged with underage consumption of alcohol after a homeowner found her asleep in a car parked in his driveway at 5 Deer Lane, Cass Township, at 1:15 a.m. Sept. 2.

Stephanie Yalsovec, 20, was found asleep in the passenger seat. Police took her home; the car was towed.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

An Ashland man faces a charge of criminal trespass for trying to enter a Gilberton home at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 1

Michael McGinley, 30, who last lived on Chestnut Street, was charged by state police at Frackville.

According to police, McGinley tried to enter the home of Susan and Michael McGinley at 2506 Water St. He was told he was not wanted there, and he then pulled a screen off of a window and kicked open a door to enter the house.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at 357 Preston Ave., Girardville.

Police said someone entered the home by taking the hinges off a basement garage door sometime between 10 p.m. Sept. 1 and 6:30 a.m. Sept. 2. The burglar stole an orange and white 1990 Honda XR80 and fled.

The previous day, someone had damaged the liner of the residents' pool by throwing an oil lamp, sneakers and garden lights into the pool.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call police at (570) 874-5300.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are looking for the owner of a detonator box that was found at the Tamaqua Flying Club on Old Route 209 in Schuylkill Township.

The owner can claim the box, which was found at 8 p.m. Aug. 27, by calling (570) 874-5300.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that happened between 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31 and 9:50 a.m. Sept. 1 at 357 Preston Ave., Girardville.

Someone threw a set of garden lights, an oil lamp and a pair of sneakers into the victim's pool, damaging the liner.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A New Ringgold man was charged with harassment after an argument over money in a parking lot on Aug. 31.

Samuel Parker Miller III, 23, was charged by state police at Frackville, who said he was arguing with Nathan Karl Fisher, 25, also of New Ringgold, in the parking lot of a borough minimart at 3 p.m.

The two were arguing over the amount of money they were exchanging when Miller punched Fisher in the right eye, cutting it and causing it to swell.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Two teenagers were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5:48 p.m. on SR339 in Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville said the two injured persons, both 17-year-olds from Shenandoah, were treated and released at the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville. Their identities were not revealed by police.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two acts of criminal mischief that occurred on Aug. 30 at Schuylkill County locations.

Troopers said two window panes on the Everything Paws N' Claws building, located at 79 Suedberg Rd., Pine Grove Township, were damaged sometime between Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 8 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Murphy, 49, of 179 Railroad St., Cressona, reported unknown criminals used black spray paint to damage multiple items on his property. The incident occurred sometime between 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

A response to a domestic dispute in which shots were fired led to police finding a large quantity of drugs and two persons jailed on various drug charges.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred on Aug. 24 when they responded to 8959 Pheasant Lane, in Tobyhanna, to the domestic call with reported shots fired.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 9:30 p.m. on July 7 officers responded to a crash along Sawmill Road in Wagner Forest. On scene officers found a Dodge pickup truck off the road and into a tree with no driver in the area.

A short time later Richard Abbazio, 27, of Pocono Lake, arrived on scene. He rented the vehicle and said someone must have stolen it.