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Police Logs

Thursday, July 12, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said unknown criminals removed a 1998 Ford Wind Star van from the property of Meridian Precision, 80 Roberts Rd., in Pine Grove Township. The van was taken sometime between June 30 and July 6. The van is lime green in color and bears state registration GGK-6595.

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

Thursday, July 12, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman was jailed earlier this week following a domestic incident with her husband in which she allegedly stabbed him with a knife.

State police at Frackville said Tammy Lee Young, 48, of 4 St. Clair St., Middleport, was arrested following an incident that occurred at her residence about 4:20 p.m. on Monday, July 9.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two incidents of harassment investigated by troopers at two separate Schuylkill County locations.

Troopers said on Tuesday, July 10, about 8:43 p.m. a incident occurred at 7 Roedersville Road, in Pine Grove Township. Troopers said Charles Schnoke, 75, of PineGrove, attempted to stop a 15-year-old male from Tamaqua from starting a tractor. Schnoke proceeded to grab the teen by the arm and push his forearm/hand into his neck causing abrasons.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence and a reported identity theft incident.

Troopers said the residence at 704 Ann St., Norwegian Township, was forcibly entered by pulling a locked screen off a door. Once inside the criminals searched through multiple boxes and belongings. Removed was a undetermined amount of tools and property. The home is unoccupied and owned by Brian Geier, 39, of Pottsville, troopers said. The incident occurred sometime between June 9 and July 9.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 6:50 p.m. on July 6 at the Five Points intersection in Mount Pocono.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Luis Maisonet Jr., 41, of Tobyhanna, was traveling eastbound on SR940 and approaching the intersection when he went off the road into a wooded area.

Maisonet was found to be under the influence and was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for treatment of injuries and a blood test.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County business has been cited by the state liquor control board.

Vertex Quest Corporation, trading as Log Cabin Bar & Grill, 1000 SR611, in Tannersville, Barrett Township, was cited for sold, furnished and/or gave or permitted such sale, furnishing or giving of alcoholic beverages to a minor. The alleged infraction occurred on June 14.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of littering following an incident that occurred on July 5.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 6:21 p.m. officers received a complaint of a person throwing beer cans from his truck along Commerce St., in Pocono Summit.

Police responded to the scene and spoke with the complainant who stated he had photographs of the male in a blue truck throwing cans.

Police viewed the photos and also observed multiple cans of beer along side the road.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County driver led police on a high-speed chase and is facing charges.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 11:59 p.m. on July 6 they observed an Acura Integra traveling eastbound on SR940, near Interstate 380, at a very high rate of speed. Police attempted to stop the car but the driver sped off.

The chase continued at a high rate of speed into Mount Pocono where the driver ran a red traffic light at the intersection with SR611 and crashed.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A Monroe County man is facing charges of simple assault and harassment following a domestic incident.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on July 8 officers respondd to 579 Laurel Drive, in Tobyhanna, for a domestic incident. On scene officers were told that Kevin Preston, 54, and his wife, Diane Saenger, were involved in a verbal argument.

During the argument Preston allegedly struck Saenger in the face causing an injury to her mouth.

Preston was placed under arrest and taken into custody. He was placed to the county prison in Snydersville pending arraignment.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A Monroe County teen was arrested for underage drinking.

State police at Fern Ridge said Conor Patrick Kelly, 18, of Tannersville, was arrested about 1:05 a.m. on Sunday, July 8, along Cross Country Lane in Jackson Township.