Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A Slatington woman has been charged with simple assault and harassment.

Borough police said about 6:28 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, officers responded to 14 North St. for a domestic incident.

As a result of an investigation police charged Joann Faust, 51, of that address.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 12:18 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, along SR25 in Hubley Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Carla J. Bohner, 37, of Valley View, was driving a 2008 Ford Edge westbound when she had a diabetic attack.

The Edge went off the road and struck a utility pole.

After impact the vehicle spun counter-clockwise in a northwest direction, and struck the guide rail.

It came to rest facing northwest along the north berm.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, along SR924 in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Nicole A. Krolick, 39, of Morea, was southbound operating a 2006 Ford Focus and came upon a stopped 2007 Mazda CX-7 driven by Joyce A. Zaleski, 40, of Ringtown.

Krolick was unable to stop in time and the front of her Ford hit the rear of the Mazda. Tlhe Ford had to be towed from the scene.

Troopers said Krolick was cited for driving a vehicle at an (un) safe speed.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A New York man struck the rear of a trailer while both were traveling south on Interstate 81 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, early Monday morning, Oct. 31.

Steve Hobi suffered minor injuries when his car hit the trailer, according to a report from state police at Frackville. The driver of the trailer, Jerry Breck of Weatherly, was not hurt.

The crash happened at 5:10 a.m. Citizens Fire Co., Mahanoy City, and Altamont Fire Co. of Frackville, assisted at the scene.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of money from a nursing home resident in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Wanda Dixon, 87, of Pottsville, a resident at the Schuylkill Manor Nursing Home, 1000 Manor Rd., in Norwegian Township, reported $140 was taken from a night stand in her room.

The theft occurred sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, and 1 p.m. on Monday.

Monday, October 31, 2011

A Tamaqua teen has been cited after creating a hazardous situation at the Tamaqua Area Senior High School on Oct. 6.

At approximately 11 a.m. a group of students finished an outdoor archery lesson and were returning to the school.

One of the students, Damon Lee Cluff, 18, of 245 Cedar St., reportedly shot an arrow across Penn Street into the football stadium. The arrow landed on the south hillside near the bleachers.

Several maintenance personnel were in the stadium at the time, marking the lines on the football field.

Monday, October 31, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft incident in Monroe County.

Troopers said the theft occurred at the Apenzell PPL substation along SR715 in Jackson Township. Troopers said unknown crminals entered the substation and removed about 100 feet of copper ground wire. Troopers said there were safety grounds for the transmission lines that carry 138,000 volts that were ground for the linemen to work on.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Bonnie Vosburgh, 21, of 371 W. Ridge St., and Jordan Bachert, 27, of 304 E. Bertsch St., both of Lansford, face charges from an incident which took place at 3:47 p.m. Sept. 22 at Vosburgh's residence. Charges of simple assault, persistent disorderly conduct, and harassment against Vosburgh were filed Officer Robert Shubeck. Bachert was charged with simple assault and harassment.

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

Monday, October 31, 2011

A Carbon County woman was cited for retail theft at a business in Luzerne County and later jailed.

State police at Hazleton said Dianne Lynn Lutz, 42, of Lehighton, was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 26, about 3 p.m. at Boscov's Department Store in the Laurel Mall in Hazle Township.

Troopers allege that Lutz was observed placing various merchandise totaling $494 in two separate bags and walking out of the store without paying for the items. She was stopped by store security and held until troopers arrived.

Monday, October 31, 2011

A vendor at the Tamaqua Halloween Parade was cited by police after he was observed urinating in public.

Police received a call at 5 p.m. Tuesday from Dr. Todd Banning, who reported that fair vendors were parked in the private lot and that he observed one man urinate on the lot. He also noted the vendors were using his private dumpster.

The officer was able to locate the man in question and cited John Caramanica, 42, of 34 Ailing St., West Haven, CT.