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Police Logs

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A Tamaqua woman was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, this past weekend after causing a disturbance in a local business.

Police were dispatched to Klingaman's Stationary Store on Broad Street at 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, to deal with a young woman who seemed to be intoxicated. At the scene, officers observed Mychal Beltrami, 26, picking items off the shelf, then dropping them, as well as knocking items off the shelf. Having dealt with Beltrami in the past the officers suspected she might have misused her medication or used illegal drugs.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A reported domestic incident in Tamaqua led to a former resident being arrested, then transferred into the custody of the Berks County Sheriff's Department.

Police were dispatched to 409 W. Broad St., at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, for a possible domestic incident. The report noted that two males were allegedly arguing loudly.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Brandie White, 25, of 258 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 8:35 p.m. Feb. 7. She is charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution, interference with the custody of children, and corruption of minors. Charges were filed by Officer Joshua Tom. White was arraigned and placed in prison under $5,000 bail.

According to an affidavit of probable cause:

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Lansford police have cited the following people:

Laura Redner, 28, of 149 W. Ridge St. Apt. B1, Lansford: Driving without a license, driving under suspension, violations concerning licenses 7:10 p.m. Jan. 19 at Springgarden and Snyder Avenue.

Oswaldo Davila, 49, of 17 S. Walnut St., Apt. #1, Lansford: Operating a vehicle with an expired inspection at 8:32 a.m. Feb. 9 at Patterson and Springgarden streets.

Mary Ann Van Lieu, 54, 445 E. Ridge St., Lansford: Violation of the borough dog nuisance ordinance at 6:25 p.m. Jan. 20 at her residence.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Shayne Nelson Earle, 29, of 120 Mahanoy Street, Tamaqua, was charged by Coaldale police Officer Joseph Krebs with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license, registration, driving a vehicle with bald tires, and having an open bottle of alcohol in the car.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, Krebs was monitoring traffic on Route 209 at 1:20 a.m. Jan. 22 in the area of the No. 11 Hill when he noticed a silver Mitsubishi Mirage with an expired registration sticker traveling east. Krebs confirmed the sticker was expired, then followed and stopped the car.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

A Tamaqua woman will be cited following an incident at the Family Dollar Store in the borough.

Police were dispatched to the Railroad Street store at 10:39 a.m. on Feb. 9 for a retail theft. The suspect had left the scene but was identified by store personnel as Amber Murphy, 21, of 322 W. Broad St. Murphy was observed taking items from the store shelves, then placing them in her purse. The items were valued at $7.25.

She was cited for retail theft.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported on several crashes investigated by troopers on area roadways.

A two vehicle crash occurred about 8:37 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the intersection of SR903 and Towamensing Trail, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Dianna M. Fritz, 51, of Pocono Lake, operating a 2004 Dodge Neon, and was merging onto 903 when her vehicle was struck in the rear by a 1998 Dodge Durango driven by Stella M. Surowitz, 53, of Albrightsville.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A Carbon County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Eric Gaudreau, 26, of Jim Thorpe, was stopped about 12:08 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, along Church Lane, at Oak Drive, in Lower Macungie Township, for traffic violations. Gaudreau showed various signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said.

Charges will be filed.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 4:10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, along Carpet Road, west of Lyon Valley Road, in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Bechara Z. Azar, 47, of New Tripoli, was operating a 2003 Honda Civic westbound when the vehicle left the road and impacted with a utility pole on the front passenger side.

Azar sustained a minor injury but did not require immediate medical attention.

He was cited for careless driving, troopers added.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

A search for a missing 14-year-old boy led to a fugitive arrest in Monroe County Thursday afternoon.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police were called to assist the Monroe County Children and Youth office at 3:49 p.m. with the search for the missing boy.

The search led to the residence of the child's half sister, Heather Byron, 28, of Pocono Summit.

While on scene, police conducted an NCIC check on Byron's identity, and discovered that she was wanted by the State of New Jersey for a probation violation on an original charge of Distribution of CDS (Heroin).