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Police Logs

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.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

A warrant has been issued for Mizaell Yarro, 20, of 106 Lansford Court. Yarro faces charges from an incident which took place on April 13 at 3:26 p.m. Charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property were filed by Officer Brian Horos.

Anyone who knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact police at (570) 645-5844.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, Horos received a complaint from a borough woman who said her son's Avigo Nasty 20-inch Boy's BMX bicycle had been stolen from in front of her residence.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Donald Krauss, 32, of 97 Redwood Drive, Jim Thorpe, faces charges from an incident which took place on Oct. 28, 2009 on W. Bertsch Street, Lansford. Charges of two counts of DUI and unlawful possession of a controlled substance were filed by Officer Robert Shubeck.

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

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has issued his report for November: