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Police Logs

Friday, March 9, 2012

Three vehicles were damaged in a crash at 2:24 p.m. March 8 on Rt. 209 in Branch Township, Schuylkill County, according to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks,

Friday, March 9, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating a one vehicle crash that occurred about 4:28 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, along SR4003 (Locust Ridge Road), in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County.

Police said Lynn B. Cracknell, 43, of Pocono Lake, lost control of her vehicle which left the road and struck the guard rail before rolling over. Cracknell was ejected from the vehicle, police said.

Friday, March 9, 2012

A Carbon County man was cited for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order issued in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said Paul R. Mosser, 27, of Palmerton, was cited after they received a complaint from Kori Mosser, of 3641 Windy Rd., Lowhill Township. He was at the residence which was a violation of the order, troopers said. The incident occurred about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7.

Mosser was taken into custody and committed to the county prison.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of medication from a vehicle in Polk Township.

The incident happened between 11 p.m. March 4 and 9 p.m. March 6. The victim is Mary Regina Dohn, 52, of 209 Emily Way.

She told police someone gained entry to her vehicle at her residence and proceeded to steal the unnamed medication.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Frackville barracks said David M. Berk, 19, of Auburn, a firefighter in his community, has been charged with arson stemming from a fire that happened on Feb. 18 at 412 Washington St. in the borough.

Police said Berk was arraigned before District Judge James Ferrier and committed to the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, in lieu of $50,000 straight nail.

Police said Berk admitted he intentionally started the fire at the rear of the dwelling at the above address and then responded to the incident as a volunteer firefighter with the Auburn Fire Company.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Lehighton Borough police have reported the arrest of a 17-year-old Lehighotn boy for the illegal use of tobacco in school.

Police said they issued the citation on March 7 at 7:15 a.m. after the boy was seen smoking on school property.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a burglary in which copper piping was taken from a residence in Lower Towamensing Township.

The incident was reported at 6:30 p.m. March 7. The victim is Robert D. Weller, 72, of Liverpool, N.Y.

He reported soemone removed the piping from his residence at 3560 Hahn's Dairy Road in the township.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Ryan Christopher Bush, 27, an inmate at the State Correctional Institute, West Mahanoy Township, has been arrested by state police at the Frackville barracks in connection with an incident whereby he attempted to have drugs brought into the facility.

Police said he is charged with one count of criminal solicitation and two counts of criminal conspiracy.

Friday, March 9, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between midnight March 3 and 11:30 a.m. March 4 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

The incident happened at 107 Arthur Lane in the township when someone damaged the mailbox of the property owner.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Two persons were cited for disorderly conduct by state police at the Fogelsville barracks after they were summoned to a disturbance at 2:45 a.m. March 8 at the Bandit Truck Stop in Weisenberg Township.

Ppolice said Clynton Hatcher, 20, and a 16-year-old female, were issued the citations after they engaged in a dispute in the parking lot of the stop which is located at 2277 Golden Key Road in the township.