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Police Logs

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A Nesquehoning woman has been charged by Tamaqua police after she allegedly altered a prescription for a controlled substance and attempted to have the prescription filled at Shafer's Pharmacy, 11 Center St.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Possession of drug paraphernalia

A juvenile referral was filed against an 18-year-old Palmerton male for unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The incident occurred on Nov. 14, 2011, in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Speeding

Cassidy Akers, 21, of 340 N First Street, Lehighton, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on May 19 at 12:36 a.m. on SR248 west.

Traffic violations

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident at the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township.

State police at Frackville said Heather Ann Kessler, 26, of Mahanoy City, was cited for an incient at the This & That Kiosk, in the mall.

Kessler allegedly removed a green Armor cellular phone cover from the store about 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, without paying for it. The cover is valued at $13.

She was issued a summary citation.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

An Ohio driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said about 6:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, they stopped along SR339 at Ringtown Road, in North Union Township, to check on a driver stopped at that location.

The driver was identified as Jared H. Doyle, 37, of Cardington.

He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests.

He was taken into custody and transported to the barracks for a breath test.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

A Nesquehoning man was cited by Rush Township police last week after he was found lying in the road on Lake Drive in Lake Hauto.

Timothy E. Quackenbush, 46, was found along the road at 6:32 a.m. last Thursday, May 31.

He was cited for public drunkenness.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The Lehigh County coroner's office is seeking the next of kin of Donald Carpenter, 76, of 2278 Astor Rd., Bethlehem.

Carpenter died on Sunday, June 3, at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He died of natural causes.

Anyone with information concerning family of Carpenter is asked to call the coroner's office at (610) 782-3426.

Monday, June 4, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating three criminal mischief incidents at Schuylkill County locations.

An incident occurred at the 3 C's Restaurant, located along SR61 in West Brunswick Township. Unknown persons placed 15 bags of garbage into a dumpster owned by the restaurant without the permission of the owner.

The incident occurred sometime between Monday, May 28, at 3:30 p.m. and Tuesday at 4 a.m.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Two Carbon County residents are facing drug charges following an incident that occurred about 10:50 p.m. on May 27 at 621 White St., Bowmanstown.

State police at Lehighton said Danielle Eremus, 24, and Anthony Borrelli, 22, both of that address, are facing charges after hypodeermic needles and used baggies of heroin were allegedly found in their apartment. The charges are pending laboratory results of testing on the items found, troopers said.

Monday, June 4, 2012

A Monroe County juvenile is facing a charge of retail theft following an incident that occurred about 4:32 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at Bill's Shop Rite, in Mount Pocono.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to the store and was told by store employees that a 14-year-old male from Tobyhanna attempted to remove $171 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it. The merchandise included candy, water and two newspapers.

Monday, June 4, 2012

An employee at the Walmart store in Mount Pocono, Monroe County, has been charged with theft and a related count.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they were notified by store management of numerous shortages in various registers at the store. An invesetigation was conducted and it is alleged that Tara Kelly, 20, of Tobyhanna, who was employed as a cashier, was taking Walmart debit/gift cards, activating them for various amounts of U.S. currency, and maintaining possession of them without paying for them.