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Police Logs

Thursday, December 15, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating an access device fraud case in which an Effort man is the victim.

The incident was reported to have occurred between 12:01 a.m. Dec. 1 and midnight Dec. 4.

The victim is Alex D'Antonio Jr., 320 Squirrelwood Court, Polk Township.

He told police someone gained access to his debit card un an unknown means and made two purchases via the internet. The total loss is $26.95.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Peter Villanueve, 44, of Kunkletown, has been arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks on a charge of scattering rubbish.

Police said he was cited for an incident that was reported at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 29. It is alleged the man caused waste paper to be deposited on property that he does not own.

The incident happened in a wooded area off Smith Road, near Dotter's Corner Road, in Polk Township.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Patrick Kelly Jr., 25, of 19 E. Kline Ave., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 10:56 a.m. Nov. 21 at 20 E. Kline Ave. Charges of causing or risking a catastrophe and two counts of disorderly conduct were filed by Officer Jason Helmer.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Helmer received a phone call at the police station about Kelly dumping gasoline on something and then setting it on fire in the driveway at 19 E. Kline Ave.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

A Monore County man was jailed this week on assault counts.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 2:31 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, officers were dispatched to Leslie Way in Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township, for a domestic incident. On scene officers spoke with the victim, not identified by officers, and as a result placed under arrest Charlton Williams, 37, of Tobyhanna.

Williams was charged with simple and aggravated assault, indecent assault, and harassment. He was placed in the county prison in Snydersville, police said.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Three persons were cited by Lehighton Borough police recently.

Police said Rebecca A. Edwards, 36, of 112 Old Piney Road, Jim Thorpe, was cited for passing a bad check written to the Lehighton Animal Hospital. the incident occurred on July 22.

Tanya Formisano, 38, of 326 old Creek Drive, Jim Thorpe,was cited for passing a bad check written to PDC Spa and Pool World, Lehighton. The incident occurred on Oct. 11.

And a 15-year-old Lehighton boy was cited for disorderly conduct after an altercatrion at the Lehighton Area High School. The incident occurred on Nov. 15.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tracy Minuni, 40, of Brodheadsville, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or a controller substance after she was found sleeping in her vehicle on Dec. 7 at 7;48 a.m. on State Rt. 209 in Polk Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said they were on routing patrol when they came upon a vehicle that had traveled off the roadway and came to rest in a resident's front yard. Upon investigation, police found Minuni alseep behind the wheel of the vehicle.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

State police at the lehighton barracks said two persons were cited following an incident on Dec. 8 at 5:15 p.m. along Pine Hollow Way in Ross Township, Monroe County.

Charged were Jared C. Doll, 28, of Saylorsburg, and Alexander E. Day, 20, of Wind Gap.

Police said Doll was cited for criminal trespass and Day was charged with the same offense as well as underage drinking.

Police said it is alleged they entered an abandoned/foreclosed residence and were in possession of an alcoholic beverage at the time.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a Saylorsburg man was cited for careless driving after a one-vehicle accident on Dec. 10 at 1 a.m. on Old Rt. 115 in Ross Township, Monroe County.

The driver, Andrew M. Garrison, 20, and a passenger, Kristen S. Brickley, 21, both of Saylorsburg, escaped injury in the mishap.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

A bald tire was a contributing factor to a one vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Schuylkill County, state police at Frackville said.

Troopers said Jennifer L. Swope, 25, of New Ringgold, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer westbound on Mountain Road about 7:25 a.m. when she lost control as she attempted to pass another vehicle.

The vehicle began to spin clockwise and slid off the right side of the road and struck a tree. It then slid down a steep embankment where it came to rest.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Aaron M. Smith, 22, of Hillsborough, N.J., was arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks on a charge of harassment after an altercation on Dec. 11 at 7:15 p.m. in Polk Township.

Police said it is alleged he struck Arielle E. Kresge, also 22, of Kunkletown, in the face with his hand, and also pushed her to the ground.

The incident happened at 4 Aspen Road, Pleasant Veiw Lake.