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Police Logs

Friday, November 11, 2011

No one was injured when a car struck a deer at 10:57 p.m. Nov. 10 on Route 61, just north of Municipal Road, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said Christopher R. Adams, 50, of Schuylkill Haven, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro southbound on Rt. 61 when the deer entered the roadway from the east berm. The driver was unable to avoid striking the deer and hit it in the southbound lane.

The car sustained moderate damages and was towed from the scene.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Jose Anthony Betancourt III of Gilbert has been arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said he was stopped at 7:47 p.m. Nov. 9 at the intersection of Serfass Road and Weber Lane in Polk Township, after which time police learned he was under the influence of alcohol.

Friday, November 11, 2011

William J. Shilbe, 54, of Orwigsburg, was committed to the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, on sex-related charges stemming from incidents that happened between midnight and 2 a.m. July 31, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

He was arraigned before District Justice James Ferrier and jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Police said he was taken into custody via two arrest warrants at that time, the first arrest having been issued for involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and the second warrant being for simple and indecent assault.

Friday, November 11, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on three crashes investigated by troopers this week on Schuylkill County roadways.

A crash occurred about 10:26 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9, along SR61 at the 3 C's restaurant in West Brunswick Township. Troopers said Teresa Reppy, 77, of Orwigsburg, was southbound in a 2002 Lincoln Town Car in the parking lot of the restaurant. She began to enter the road in an attempt to do a U-turn and cross the southbound lanes to head north.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Two people escaped injury in a two vehicle acident in Rush Township Wednesday morning.

Police report that Jeff Rhoads, 59, of Lansford, was traveling in the left north bound lane of Claremont Avenue at 10:30 a.m., operating a 2000 Volkswagon. Marilyn Rushing, 73, of Tamaqua, was also traveling northbound, but her 1998 Chevrolet Venture was in the right lane.

Rushing attempted to turn into a private lot, cutting in front of Rhoads.

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, District 2 Office, Wilkes-Barre, has cited a Jim Thorpe man and his business for violating state liquor laws.

Charged are Bart Springer, Albright Mansion Restaurant, 66 Broadway, for an offense dated Sept. 6.

Officials said the business sold alcoholic beverages after its restaurant liquor license had expired on Aug. 31 and had not been renewed and/or validated.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Gary Scott Rex Sr., 44, of Palmerton, will be charged by state police at the Lehighton barracks with driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of a ttraffic stop on Nov. 9 at 10:16 p.m. on the Forest Inn Road in Lower Towamensing Township.

Police said he was observed driving in the area of Fernbrook with no lights on, prompting the stop.

Friday, November 11, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 9-11 a.m. Nov. 8 at a residence along Anthony Lane in Towamensing Township.

The victim is Travis J. Nenscel, 38, of Palmerton.

Police identified the actor as Cory Techentin, 22, of Palmerton, but did not indicate whether or not he has been arrested.

Friday, November 11, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a vehicle break-in that occurred in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the locked 2005 Toyota Corolla of Shirley Donton, 76, of 532 W. Savory St., Palo Alto, was entered while parked near her home. The criminals smashed the driver's side window out to gain entry. Removed was a purse from the glove box which contained Donton's drivers' license and credit cards.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Rush Township Police have cited two people for shoplifting at Wal-Mart in separate incidents last weekend.

Amanda Reinhardt, 20, of Nesquehoning, allegedly took items valued at $73.74 on Nov. 5.

The incident occurred at 3:30 p.m.

Chris R. Devers, 24, of Coaldale, faces charges after taking merchandise valued at $14.43. That incident took place at 3:40 p.m. on Nov. 6.