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Police Logs

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man was cited in Lehighton earlier this week.

Borough police said Vincent A. Citro, 26, of 32 W. Fourth St., was cited for public drunkenness.

The incident occurred in the vicinity of the 100 block of S. East Alley on Sunday, June 17, about 2:34 a.m.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rivera

Lansford Police took into custody a wanted person on June 8. Edward Rivera, 27, of 821 E. Ridge St., Lansford, was taken into custody following an incident which took place at the East End Playground. A record check found he was wanted on a probation violation stemming from an incident which took place in Philadelphia. He was transported to Carbon County Prison awaiting transfer to Philadelphia.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A vehicle stop by members of the Pocono Mountain Regional police led to the arrest of a passenger on drug counts.

Police said about 12:37 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, a patrol unit was behind at Ford Mustang traveling along SR196 in Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township, when officers observed the passenger discard three handfuls of white paper napkins onto the road. A traffic stop was made.

The driver was identified as Anthony Sanchez, 18, and his passenger, Brandon Morales, 18, both of Tobyhanna.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A speed stop by officers of the Pocono Mountain Regional police led to the arrest of a wanted person.

Officers stopped a Dodge pickup truck about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, along Long Pond Road for going 60.9 miles-per-hour in a 40 zone. The driver was identified as Michael P. Kudelin, 53, of Marshalls Creek.

A routine check revealed Kudelin had an active warrant for his arrest issued out of Old Bridge, N.J. Kudelin was taken into custody and lodged in the county prison in Snydersville pending extradition to New Jersey.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summit Hill police handled five incidents involving juveniles recently.

The first incident occurred on April 13, at 10:15 p.m. Police received a report of a female trespassing on Lehigh Anthracite property. They found a 15-year-old female from Summit Hill to be the person in question. She was charged with trespassing.

On April 19, around 7:33 p.m. Police received a report of a boy urinating in Ludlow Park. It was found that the boy was an 11-year-old from Summit Hill. He was charged with disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A New Jersey man has been arrested by Mahoning Township police and charged with stealing four laptops from Wal-mart.

Robert Hann, 24, of Phillipsburg, was arraigned before District Judge Edward M. Lewis on charges of retail theft, receiving stolen property, and criminal conspiracy, retail theft.

He was committed to the Carbon County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000, 10 percent bail.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Jamie Sabater, 24, of 316 Fulton Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey, faces charges from an incident which took place on June 13 at 41 W. Ridge St., Lansford at 4:21 p.m. A charge of receiving stolen property was filed by Officer Jason Helmer. He was arraigned before District Judge Homanko of Weatherly and committed to prison.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, Helmer was in his patrol car, traveling east on West Ridge Street when he saw two Hispanic men get out of a silver Mercedes-Benz with a New Jersey license plate, parked in front of 41 W. Ridge.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ricky Lee Brown, 42, who has no known address, faces charges from an incident which took place on June 12 at 11:45 p.m. in Lansford. Charges of persistent disorderly conduct and public drunkenness were filed by Officer Joshua Tom. Brown was arraigned and committed to prison.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

Weissport House Inc., Bridge and White Streets., Weissport, has been cited for possessed or operated gambling devices or paraphernalia or permitted gambling or lotteries, poolselling and/or bookmaking on licensed premises. The alleged violation occurred on Nov. 3, 2011.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Two drivers involved in one vehicle crashes on area roadways are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges.

State police at Fern Ridge said a one vehicle accident occurred on Monday, June 18, time not listed on the report, along Golden Slipper Road, in Jackson Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Eric Graff, 32, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck westbound, just east of Reeders Run Road, when the vehicle went onto the right shoulder and struck a tree. Graff had to be extricated from the wreckage by rescue personnel.