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Police Logs

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Jim Thorpe driver is facing charges including hit and run following an incident that occurred on Thursday, July 12, about 12:50 a.m.

Borough police said they were dispatched to the area of Walnut and North Avenue at the time and date stated for a hit and run accident. Upon arrival officers were informed the suspect vehicle was a small silver or gray in color car that was leaking fluids due to the collision.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Lehigh Township police in Northampton County reported on the following enforcement activities:

A roving DUI patrol was conducted on July 28. Also participating were officers from Bushkill and Plainfield townships, and the boroughs of Tatamy, Nazareth, Stockertown, and Walnutport, and Colonial Regional.

Officers contacted 58 vehicles and arrested four drivers for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI); with 19 traffic citations issued, and 38 warnings handed out.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Two Schuylkill County residents are facing drug counts in Carbon County following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said about 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, they responded to the area of W. Fourth St., for possible drug activity. Upon arrival police found Jonathan Lowell Emerich, 20, of 157 S. Nice St., Frackville, and Courtney Anne Blewis, 18, of 730 High St., Ashland, in a Chevrolet vehicle.

While speaking with both individuals police noticed an orange needle on the driver's side seat. Both occupants were then asked to exit the vehicle.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man is facing theft counts following an incident in his hometown.

Jim Thorpe police said on Thursday, June 7, about 3:05 p.m. they were informed by American Legion officials that William Edward Daniels, 49, of 300 Center Ave., Apt. 8B, a former employee, had made an unauthorized purchase at the Jim Thorpe Market, on May 28.

Police were informed that Daniels was terminated on May 12.

On June 14, Daniels was interviewed and admitted purchasing $36.53 worth of groceries from the market.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a break-in of a motor home and damages done to trailers at a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 1144 SR61, in North Manheim Township, sometime between July 28-30.

Unknown criminals arrived on scene and proceeded to damage the exteriors of a 2004 Gulfstream Conquest 33-foot travel trailer, a 2004 Cherokee Lite 29-foot traveler trailer, and a 1996 Damon Intruder motor home.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred in a parking lot of a Schuylkill County restaurant.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 1:28 a.m. on Aug. 3 in the lot of the McDonald's restaurant located at 928 E. Main St., North Manheim Township.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Fogelsville charged two men with theft by deception for an incident at the Walmart store in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Troopers allege that Matthew Kutoloski, of Allentown, and Reuben Veitch, of Walnutport, entered the store about 7:45 p.m on Tuesday, Aug. 7, and took items they did not pay for.

They then attempted to return the items for money.

The two were also charged with criminal conspiiracy, troopers said.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

John Brooking, of 115 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton (last known address), was cited for bad checks. The violation occurred on June 2 at 5:46 p.m. in the 500 block of Delaware Avenue.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

A neighbors' dispute in Monroe County, in which a gun was allegedly used, led to charges being filed against one of the participants.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers were dispatched about 5:45 p.m. on July 31 to 217 Greenbriar Circle, in A Pocono Country Place development in Tobyhanna for a reported fight between neighbors with a gun involved.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

An individuals was charged after they caused a disturbance.

According to Summit Hill police, on July 1, at 7:59 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of East Amidon Street for a fight. It was later learned that a 17-year-old Lansford female was causing a disturbance in the area.

She was charged with disorderly conduct.