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Police Logs

Monday, April 9, 2012

Jim Thorpe police report the arrest of Mark E. Yanoski, 43, of 84 N. Shore Dr., Lake Harmony, on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said the arrest stems from an incident at 12:05 a.m. Feb. 18, when they were dispatched to a report of a driver driving erratically on Route 903.

Monday, April 9, 2012

State police at Fogelsville are investigating a case of fraud. Police reported that Rodney Beck, 59, of New Tripoli had fraudulent activity and charges on his bank debit card. The fraudulent charges totaled several hundred dollars.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Nicole M. Shoop, 27, of Ashland, has been committed to the Carbon County Correctional Facility, Nesquehoning, on various charges stemming from an incident on April 4 at 4:30 p.m. in East Penn Township.

Monday, April 9, 2012

A 14-year-old boy is facing misdemeanor charges filed against him by Jim Thorpe police for having stolen a cell phone belonging to another student at the Jim Thorpe Area High School.

Police said a petition has been filed in the Carbon County Juvenile Probation office against the boy, charging him with theft by unlawful taking or disposition and receiving stolen property.

Police said the incident happened on Jan. 31. The boy was interviewed in the presence of his father and admitted to stealing the cell phone from another student while in gym class.

Monday, April 9, 2012

William E. Daniels of 66 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, has been arrested by borough police on charges of public drunkenness stemming from two incidents that happened in February and March in the borough.

Police said they were called to the area near Daniels' home at 2:30 a.m. Feb. 15 and observed him lying on the sidewalk. He was transported to the Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, by EMS for an evaluation.

Monday, April 9, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two crashes investigated by troopers.

On March 31 about 5:44 a.m. troopers said a two-vehicle crash occurred along SR903, east of Maury Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Desirae A. Kline, 22, of Nesquehoning, was operating a 2009 Kia Borrego eastbound when she said she observed a deer run onto the roadway. She said she applied her brakes to avoid the animal and her car was struck from behind by a 2001 Ford Explorer driven by Nicholas R. Davis, 20, of Jim Thorpe.

Monday, April 9, 2012

A burglary remains under investigation in Schuylkill County.

State Police at Schuylkill Haven said an unknown actor arrived at the residence of Jeanie M. Hinkel, 37, and Ashley A. Lemonica, 23, both of 5 Michigan Ave. North Manheim Township, sometime between March 16 and April 6.

The unknown actor entered through a side window by smashing it out, and then stole two car speakers from inside at an approximate value of $50. The actor then fled the scene.

The total amount stolen was $50, while the total amount damaged was $10.

Monday, April 9, 2012

State police at Fogelsville charged Kurt Ryan Kowalski, 26, of Ocean Grove, N.J., with driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substance/drug paraphernalia as the result of a traffic stop. He was contacted on Bake Oven Road at Railroad Road, Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County as the operator of an equipment violation.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Angelique Lavariega, 38, of Hazleton, sustained numerous injuries as a result of a one-vehicle crash at 3:40 a.m. April 7 at the intersection of routes 924 and 4033 in West Mahanoy Township, according to state police at the Frackville barracks.

Police said she was treated at the scene by the Shenandoah EMS unit and flown by helicopter to the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Raymond G. Anderson, 34, of Mahanoy City, is facing numerous charges, including driving under the influence of alcohol, for his role in a head-on accident that happened at 2:30 p.m. April 8 on Route 54 in Mahanoy Township.

State police at the Frackville barracks said he was driving a 1992 Geo Prizm westbound on Rt. 54 when it traveled into the opposite lane and struck a 2004 Ford Expedition head-on. The latter was driven by Benedetto Carbonetto, 40, of Bethlehem. Police said both units required towing from the scene.