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Police Logs

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Tamaqua resident has been cited for an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Zachary L. Wentz, 22, of 416 Union St., Apt. 2, was cited for scattering of rubbish. He was allegedly observed littering along Gun Club Road, a quarter-mile south of SR309, in Lynn Township, on Nov. 24. Charges were filed.

Monday, December 6, 2010

State police at Frackville are looking for a hit and run driver involved in a crash in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said a 2007 Dodge Nitro was driven southbound on SR339, four-tenths of a mile south of Pattersonville Rd., in East Union Township, about 12:02 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, when it left the road and struck the guide rail, where it became lodged.

The driver then fled the scene. The investigation is continuing.

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Schuylkill County teen was cited for underage drinking.

State police at Frackville said troopers stopped a vehicle about 10:34 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, along SR924 at Catawissa St., in Frackville, for a traffic violation. Duing the stop troopers said Jessica Davis, 18, of Girardville, a passenger, was found to be intoxicated and placed under arrest. She was later released to the custody of her parent. The operator of the vehicle was a 16-year-old female from Ashland.

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 2:04 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 5, along SR61, south of Sculps Hill Rd., in West Brunswick Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Leo S. Martin, 29, of Orwigsburg, was stopped for speeding and found to be under the influence of alcohol.

The DUI charge is pending, troopers said.

Monday, December 6, 2010

A Summit Hill teen was cited after she stole an item at Panther Valley Middle School.

According to Summit Hill police, the incident occurred on Oct. 25. Police received a report that there was an item stolen at the middle school. An investigation revealed that a 12-year-old female had taken the item. Charges were filed with the county juvenile probation office for theft by unlawful taking.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Two Summit Hill residents were cited after police reported a disturbance in Summit Hill.

According to borough police, on Nov. 19 at 12:22 p.m., they received a report of a domestic dispute at 10 S. Pine St.

Upon investigation officers learned that there had been an altercation both inside the aforementioned residence, as well as outside the home involving Robert Scott, 55, of 243 E. Hazard St. and Ashley Orach, 24, of 10 S. Pine St.

Monday, December 6, 2010

A theft incident at a Schuylkill County business is being probed.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred at Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company Inc., located at 1500 S. Altamont Blvd., in Ryan Township.

Taken was about 229 various size heavy equipment track pads, 10 metal stands and six J700 bucket tips. The theft occurred sometime between 5 p.m. on Nov. 24 and 11 a.m. on Nov. 29.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Monday, December 6, 2010

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said about 7:22 p.m. on Dec. 2 Jared L. Albright, 18, of Pine Grove, was driving a 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse eastbound on SR443, in Pine Grove Township, and attempted to make a left turn onto Sunnyside Drive. A vehicle behind Albright attempted to pass by traveling into the westbound lane. The right front side of the passing vehicle struck the left side mirror and front door of the Eclipse.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Minor injuries were reported in a one vehicle crash that occurred along Interstate 81 in West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Summer Woll, 31, of Wyalusing, Bradford County, was driving a 1998 Chrysler Concorde southbound about 12:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, when she lost control. The vehicle spun clockwise and traveled to the right at exit 124. The rear of the vehicle made impact with a tree near the ramp area, troopers said. Troopers said the road was partially covered with snow.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

A armed robbery at a Monroe County store is being probed.

State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred at the Dollar General Store along SR209 in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, on Tuesday, Nov. 30, about 10:05 p.m.

Troopers said a female entered the store and after being inside for a while she went to the manager's office area. The woman approached the manager of the store within the office displaying a butcher knife. The woman motioned towards money in the office. The manager gave the money to the woman who then fled the store on foot.