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Police Logs

Monday, November 1, 2010

A Carbon County couple has been cited by state police at Lehighton.

Troopers said William J. Romano, 45, and Kathy L. Romano, 48, both of 222 Norman Drive, Towamensing Township, Lehighton, were cited on Saturday, Oct. 30, about 4:45 p.m. for harassment.

The two were cited, troopers said, for physical altercations that took place between them over the past three or four days. The incidents were reported to troopers at the time and date stated above.

Monday, November 1, 2010

On Sunday at 1:40 a.m., Rush Township Police responded to an accident on SR309 on the Hometown Hill near Keich's. On the scene, police found a disabled vehicle facing north in the southbound lane.

Matthew Martin, 23, of Hometown is facing drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension from the accident. Martin was located minutes later at his residence, police said.

Monday, November 1, 2010

State police at Frackville reported on two arrests made by troopers.

James Doyle, 35, of Zion Grove, was cited for harassment following an incident that occurred about 2:15 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, at 56 Saint Moritz Road, in Cove Village, North Union Township.

Doyle allegedly struck Kristen Kennedy, 34, of Oneida, in the head with his fist and also shoved her at the above-stated time and location.

Eugene Mattera, 53, of New Philadelphia, was cited for criminal mischief for an incident at 241 Valley St., in New Philadelphia.

Monday, November 1, 2010

A Slatington man is facing multiple charges following an incident in the borough on Sunday, Oct. 31.

About 7:46 p.m. officers were dispatched to 34 S. Second St., Apt. 1, for a male trespassing. It was discovered that the male had burglarized the home on three other occasions, police said.

The male was identified as Sean P. Dougherty, 22, of 34 S. Second St., Apt. 2. He was charged with four counts each of burglary and criminal trespass and three counts each of receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking and one count of attempted theft.

Monday, November 1, 2010

A 22-year-old Kunkletown woman, who was a passenger on a motorcycle, was injured during a two-vehicle accident at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.

State police at Fern Ridge barracks said Angela M. Hynes was transported by Lehighton ambulance to Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. Her condition was not known.

She was a passenger on a cycle driven by Joseph D. Strausberger, 24, also of Kunkletown.

Both Hynes and Strausberger were wearing helmets.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Debra M. Rausch of 950 E. Delaware Ave., Palmerton, was cited by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement's Wilkes-Barre office for violating the state liquor code by allowing alcoholic beverages to be sold or given to a minor.

Monday, November 1, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported on four driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers recently.

On Oct. 27 about 6 p.m. troopers stopped Terry Allen Fisher, 29, of Lehighton, along SR903 at Church Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, for tinted windows. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Palmerton hospital for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results.

Monday, November 1, 2010

State police at Frackville reported on two crashes investigated on a Schuylkill County road.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 8:35 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, along Mt. Laffee Road, in New Castle Township. Troopers said Monty L. Lash Jr., 23, of Minersville, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound and lost control in a left curve. The car traveled onto the south berm and struck a tree.

Monday, November 1, 2010

State police at Lehighton are investigating several acts of criminal mischief.

On Saturday, Oct. 30, about 7:35 p.m. at 1517 Kunkletown Rd., in Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, someone threw multiple eggs at motor vehicles parked at the above location. The vehicles of John Parnes, 24, and Debra Whitemaine, 46, both of Kunkletown, were struck but no damages were listed.

Monday, November 1, 2010

A Carbon County man was cited following an incident that occurred at 142 E. Bowmans Rd., in Lehighton.

State police at Lehighton said Timothy Eckhart, 23, of Lehighton, is accused of taking the cellular phone of Nicole Warner, 22, of Lehighton, and smashing it on the ground. The incident occurred about noon on Oct. 26.

Eckhart was issued two citations, one for criminal mischief and the other for disorderly conduct, troopers said.