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Police Logs

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Counterfeit bills were passed at a Schuylkill County store this week.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said an unknown male passed five counterfeit $100 bills at the Lowe's store at the Fairlane Village Mall in East Norwegian Township. The incident occurred about 12:42 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Troopers said the male used the bills to pay for a Dewalt brand seven-and- a-quarter inch circular saw and a Bosch 18V brute hammerdriver.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

State police at Fern Ride are investigating a theft incident.

Douglas Steven Zimmer, 48, of 5 Cherry Lane, Sun Valley, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, reported someone stole about 40 pounds of lead and half a bucket of galvanized metal from his property. The theft occurred sometime between Aug. 1 and Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Shane Kerrigan, 19, of Gilberton, is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol as a result of a traffic stop Oct. 10 at 2:10 a.m. on SR924 in that borough.

State police at the Frackville said after the stop it was determined the driver was under the influence of alcohol. He submitted to a breathalyzer test which confirmed his blood-alcohol content was above the legal limit.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Robert Parthe, 26, of MaryD, will be cited by state police at the Frackville with disorderly conduct.

The charge stems from an incident that happened about 12:10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, on North Main Street in MaryD, Schuylkill Township.

Police said it is alleged he caused public inconvenience, annoyance and alarm by racing his veyhicle up and down the street and doing "burnouts" in front of a residence on North Main Street.

In addition to the disorderly conduct charge, he is facing other traffic offenses.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Harassment

David Leone, 20, of 361 Lehigh Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for harassment. The violation occurred on Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Lehigh Avenue.

A citation was filed against Carissa Weicker, 18, of 85 Vista Drive, Albrightsville, for harassment. The violation occurred on Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

Paula Gryzik, 43, of 1003 Mauch Chunk Rd., Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Sept. 25 at 7:17 p.m. in the 1000 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

State police at Lehighton are investigating two burglaries that occurred at two Monroe County locations, both on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Troopers said the residence of Matthew Farah, 40, of Box 952, Serfass Rd., in Gilbert, Polk Township, was entered by unknown means. Removed from the home were jewelry and coins. The entry occurred sometime between 7:20 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

A Tamaqua man has been cited after he entered a former girlfriend's home against her wishes.

Borough police were contacted by Monique Nunemacher, 49, 242 Columbia St., on Oct. 2. Nunemacher told officers she had been at work and received a text reporting that Kerry Scott Fulmer was inside her residence. She also said Fulmer was no longer living with her and did not have her permission to be in her home.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

A Schuylkill County motorcyclist was injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 6:42 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, on the southbound off ramp of SR100 at Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Daniel Bender, 34, of Orwigsburg, was driving a 2008 Suzuki GSX650 bike and negotiating a right turn on the off ramp southbound when the vehicle in front of him hit its brakes suddenly. Bender hit his brakes and they locked up, troopers said, causing the bike to slid off the ramp into a grass area.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Carbon County man was cited for retail theft at a county store.

State police at Lehighton said Christopher George, 31, of Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, was cited for an incident at the Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Rd., in Towamensing Township, that occurred about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Troopers allege that George attempted to remove $963.77 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it. He left the store with the items but was confronted by store personnel, troopers allege.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Luzerne County man is facing charges in Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Bryana Neilsen, 20, of West Hazleton, is facing a charge of harassment for an incident that occurred at Deubler's Trailer Park, in Polk Township, on Monday, Oct. 4, about 9 p.m.

Troopers allege that Neilsen threatened Heidi Behling, 30, of Gilbert, at the time and location stated.