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Police Logs

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 9:57 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, along Mountain Road, near Spruce Drive, in Pine Grove Township.

Monday, June 25, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an assault incident that occurred in the Schuylkill County borough of Port Carbon.

Troopers said about 2:28 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, Casey Newhard, 22, of Port Carbon, pulled into an alley to the rear of 34 S. Coal St. She parked next to her neighbor's pcikup truck. As she was exiting her vehicle an unknown male, who was crouched behind the pickup, made verbal contact with her.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Berks County motorcyclist was injured in an incident in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, along Mountain Road in Blythe Township.

Troopers said Jay R. Bossler, 52, of Fleetwood, was operating a 1999 Buell X1 Lightning bike southbound approaching the intersection with Tumbling Run Road. As Bossler made a lett hand turn another driver, who was stopped on Mountain Road facing north, waiting to turn onto Tumbling Run Road, cut in front of Bossler.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A 16-year-old Lehighton male was cited for a violation of a Lehighton borough ordinance, which states that it is unlawful to roller skate or skateboard or ride upon or propel any coaster or toy vehicle upon any street except to cross the roadway.

The boy was found skateboarding in the middle of the street in the travel portion of S. Seventh St. on June 19, at 3:45 p.m.

He had previously been warned and advised of the ordinance on June 9.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Two drivers are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges following incidents in Nesquehoning.

On March 31, at about 4:01 p.m., Officer Thomas Kurtz was dispatched to the 3 Points gas staion for an intoxicated male. On scene the suspect was identified as John R. Heine, 47, of 72 Center Rd., Lehighton. He was found to be under the influence and admitted to police he had driven to the station in his van.

Heine failed field sobriety tests and was then transported to St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, for a blood test. The test result was .26BAC.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A driver suffered minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident in Franklin Township.

According to state police at Lehighton, on June 20, at 10:14 p.m., along SR209 a 1999 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Tyler G. Shaeffer, of Jim Thorpe, was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Interchange Road and Harrity Road, waiting to make a turn. When the light turned green he made a left turn into the oncoming path of a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, driven by Brian S. Shandra of Lehighton. Shandra suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Two Kresgeville men were cited after they were involved in an incident on June 20, at 6:10 p.m.

According to state police of Lehighton, Anthony Pellegrino and Joseph Pellegrino were both cited for harassment after they caused a disturbance at 270 Koch Road, Kresgeville.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Slatington police reported three juveniles were cited following an incident that occurred about 3:08 a.m. on Thursday, June 21.

The trio were stopped for a curfew violation.

One of the three also had consumed alcohol and was cited for that offense.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Mount Pocono man was arrested following an incident that happened at the Cloud Crest Motel in Mount Pocono on June 21.

According to Pocono Mountain Regional police, officers were dispatched to the motel for a report of a physical domestic incident. When police arrived they made contact with William Mahon, 29, and Britney Marsh, 23, both of Mount Pocono.

Police arrested Mahon for simple assault and harassment after their investigation was completed. Mahon was placed in Monroe County prison in Snydersville.

Monday, June 25, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

Troopers said the home of Joseph Albert Yablonsky, 62, of 514 Rattlin Run Road, in Ringtown, East Union Township, was entered sometime between June 20-23. Removed from the home was wiring and plumbing from the basement. Entry was gained through a rear window, troopers said.

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