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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

An incident at Beltzville State Park in Towamensing Township, Carbon County, has resulted in the arrest of a Montgomery County resident.

State police at Lehighton said Neftaly Santana, 18, of Norristown, has been charged with aggravated indecent assault.

Troopers said Santana was allegedly seen committing an indecent assault on a 13-year-old Norristown resident about 1:33 p.m. on June 30. Troopers noted the charge is based on the victims' age, not consent.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Jim Thorpe police are reminding all borough residents to conduct checks on any contractor prior to contracting with them to perform various types of jobs on their homes.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Northampton County motorcyclist is facing several charges following an incident in Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said about 12:47 p.m. on July 6 troopers attempted to stop a 2001 Honda operated by Raymond Hood, 42, of Easton, in Hamilton Township. He failed to stop and pursuit took place that ended a short time later with his apprehension.

Hood was charged with reckless endangering another person, fleeing or attempting to elude police, and numerous other violations of the vehicle code.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported on the following arrest made by troopers.

Robert Smith, of Effort was cited for criminal trespass after he entered Kinsley's Shoprite, located at SR209 and Weir Lake Rd., in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, after previously being notified by letter that he was not allowed on the property. The incident occurred about 7:34 p.m. on May 25.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State police at Lehighton will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint this coming weekend on various roads in Carbon and Monroe counties.

The checkpoint is an effort to reduce the number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries on state roadways. Roving DUI patrols will also be conducted.

The operation will take placed at an unspecified time frame between Friday and Sunday.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of eight, 80-foot rolls of 500 MCM electrical copper power cable/wire from a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said the copper was removed from the Pottsville Materials site along Dark Water Road, in New Castle Township. The copper was taken sometime between 6 p.m. on June 25 and 7 a.m. on July 9. No value was listed for the copper.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5399.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Two persons were arrested for an incident where bottles were thrown from a vehicle at another vehicle. State police at Fogelsville said the incident occurred along SR100 south at SR309 in Lowhill Township.

Troopers said Andrew Martin Mish, 20, of New Tripoli, and Jason Dale Follweiler, 21, of Kempton, were cited for propulsion of missile from a vehicle. The victim is Ethan Scott Morris, 32, of Wynnewood, Montgomery County.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating an indecent exposure incident that occurred in Carbon County.

Troopers said Brandon Kenney, 22, of Freeland, and Courtney Turner, 22, of Plains, both Luzerne County, were at the East Penn Boat Launch, in East Penn Township, about 7:17 p.m. on July 7 when four unknown persons stole a kayak and exposed their naked bodies to the two victims.

Troopers said the suspects are still being identified and the investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers recently.

On July 4 about 1:45 a.m. Jill A. Smith, 51, of Lehighton, driving a 2005 Dodge Neon, was making a right turn into the parking lot of the state police barracks in Towamensing Township, when another vehicle attempted to pass her. The second vehicle struck the Neon with the driver then fleeing the scene.

Smith was not injured.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

State police of Fogelsville said Kristin Nichole Davis, 20, of Breinigsville, was stopped in the 3300 block of Weidasville Road, in Lowhill Township, about 4:16 a.m. on Monday, July 16, for driving in the middle of the road.

She was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI.