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Police Logs

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Several individuals are facing drug charges following two separate incidents at the a firemens carnival being held in Mount Pocono last week.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 9:18 p.m. on July 24 officers observed a suspicious activity in the parking lot of the carnival. Officers observed four individuals inside a vehicle and made contact with them after they exited the vehicle. After speaking with the occupants officers returned to the suspect vehicle and observed a large amount of drug paraphernalia and narcotics inside the vehicle.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A St. Clair man is facing charges in Rush Township following a traffic stop last Thursday.

Keith Lash II, 29, was stopped along State Road at 9:27 p.m. for suspected traffic violations. Due to his actions, officers suspected he was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance. He was transported to a Pottsville Hospital for blood tests.

Charges are pending the results of the blood test.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A Carbon County man is facing a charge of firearms not to be carried without a license.

Nesquehoning Police Chief Sean Smith said Robert John Semko, 47, of 261 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning, is facing the charge following an incident that occurred about 11:58 a.m. on June 23.

Smith said at the time stated he and Officer Chad McGowan responded to a report of a male behind the Panther Creek Co-Generation Plant off Dennison Road, intoxicated, armed and suicidal driving a Jeep Cherokee.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

A Summit Hill man was arrested after police conducted a traffic stop and learned there were warrants out for his arrest.

According to Summit Hill police, on June 30, at 10:05 p.m., police were conducting a traffic patrol when they stopped a vehicle for a lighting violation.

An investigation revealed that the driver, Ian Thrasher, 35 of 42 E. Ludlow St., Apt. 3, had warrants out on him in Michigan and Florida. He was taken into custody. It was later discovered that Thrasher also had drug paraphernalia and some controlled substance in his possession.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of a Monroe County woman following a domestic incident in which a handgun and sword were used.

Police said on Friday, July 27, about 10:25 p.m. they were dispatched to 92 Lenape Trail, Long Pond, in the Emerald Lakes development, for a domestic dispute.

On scene Zasha Sanchez, 24, of that address, stated that her mother, Emerida Sanchez, 61, pointed a handgun at her and cut her neck with a sword.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are invesetigating a theft from vehicle incident.

Troopers said Todd J. Cloak, 38, of Reading, reported his Ford 150 truck with trailer attached was parked at 2100 Market St., West Brunswick Township, when someone entered the unlocked trailer. Removed from the trailer was a Stihl FS90R weed whacker, a Stihl MS290 chainsaw, and a Echo blower. The estimated valued of the stolen items was $1,100. Cloak operates Todd J. Cloak & Evergreen Landscaping business.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Lehighton police reported on two arrests made recently by officers.

Jamie Lynn Bauder, 29, of 102 Bridge St., Lehighton, was cited for harassment following an altercation which resulted in physical contact with another individual. The incident occurred on Monday, June 25, in the 100 block of Bridge St., police said.

Monday, July 30, 2012

A Summit Hill man was charged for drug possession after police were called to his residence for an unresponsive male.

According to Summit Hill police, on March 30, at 9 p.m., police were dispatched to 214 E. Ludlow St., for an unresponsive male. Upon arrival, it was learned that the male, Christopher Field, 20, of the above address, had some drug paraphernalia sitting in the area where he was.

He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Four persons were injured, two of which had to be lifeflighted, in a two-vehicle collision in Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred about 2:51 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the intersection of SR443 and N. Greenview Road, in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said Mason A. White, 16, of Ashland, was southbound on Greenview operating a 2002 Mitsubishi and approaching the intersection, while Derek L. Hartranft, 24, of New Ringgold, driving a 1998 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck, was on 443 approaching the intersection.

Monday, July 30, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 12:30 a.m. on Friday, July 27, along SR54 at N. West St., in Shenandoah.

State police at Frackville said Charles Edward Wishnefsky, 20, of Shenandoah, was found at the above location and visibly intoxicated. He was placed under arrest for public drunkenness.

A check revealed that Wishnefsky was wanted on a bench wrarrant issued to the district attorney's office. He was placed in the county prison in Pottsville on the outstanding warrant, troopers said.