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Police Logs

Friday, August 26, 2011

Rush Township police are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle taken Wednesday, Aug. 24, from the Skipper Dippers parking lot in Still Creek.

The vehicle is described as a white 1995 GMC Jimmy, bearing state license plate HNB9891.

The vehicle had been left in the lot, with the keys in the ignition and the motor running.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-6100.

Friday, August 26, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 11:36 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, along SR903, in the area of the Pocono Whitewater Rafting, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Erica Santiago, 37, of West New York, N.J., was driving a Ford Explorer and slowed down and almost stopped due to traffic ahead of her.

Her vehicle was struck in the rear by a 1993 Ford Tempo driven by Samantha M. Miller, 17, of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, August 26, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an attempted theft incident at a Schuylkill County apartment complex.

Troopers said unknown crimianls entered the complex at 119 North St., Port Carbon, and proceeded to the basement area. They then used a drill to damage the coin boxes attached to the apartment's washers and dryers. Troopers said the criminals were unable to open the coin boxes, damaging four of them, then fled the scene. Damages were estimated at $120. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 18-24.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Kidder Township police reported on several arrests made by officers recently.

Police said Arthur Hopman Jr., 27, of Northeast, Md., is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI). Police said Hopman was involved in an accident about 2 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, along Moseywood Road. He was found to be under the influence and transported to the Palmerton hospital for a blood test.

Yaroslav Sakin, 18, of Philadelphia, was charged with carrying a false identification card. The incident occurred on Saturday, Aug. 20, about 9:03 p.m. at Harmony Beverage along SR940.

Friday, August 26, 2011

A woman is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

State police at Fern Ridge said Jean Ruth Desy, 67, no address given, was stopped about 3:13 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, along Interstate 80 westbound in Kidder Township, Carbon County, for a traffic violation.

She was found to be under the influence and will be charged with DUI, troopers said.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

State police at Frackville reported on two arrests made by troopers.

Hector L. Rosado, 41, of New Ringgold, was cited for harassment.

He was charged in connection with a neighbors' dispute that occurred in the area of SR895 in East Brunswick Township, on Aug. 18 about 8:25 p.m., troopers said

Kerry J. Yesalavage, 50, of Girardville, was cited for public drunkenness.

He was found in an intoxicated condition in the first block of W. Ogden St., Girardville, about 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, troopers said.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on several arrests made by troopers.

Daniel M. Waldron, 28, of Albrightsville, was cited for public drunkenness. Troopers said Waldron was found asleep in the grass under a bridge along Franklin Street, in Weissport, about 10:38 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23.

He was found to be highly intoxicated, troopers said.

On Saturday, Aug. 20, about 7:45 p.m. troopers cited Dennis Kaufmann, of 1699 Robinhood Rd., Polk Township, Monroe County, for harassment.

He allegedly harassed Charles Kaufmann at that location.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Two fugitives from justice were taken into custody by Tamaqua police in two separate incidents this week.

On Tuesday Matthew Joseph Werthwine, 33, of 737 E. Diamond Ave., Hazleton, was taken into custody at 11 a.m. He was wanted on a fugitive warrant issued by the Doylestown Township Police Department on charges related to a hit-and-run incident.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

State police at Scuylkill Haven are investigating an unusual theft incident at a lodge in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said someone removed 15 shingles from the roof of the Cressona Mason Lodge, located at Ash and Third sts., in Cressona. The theft occurred sometime between 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, and Tuesday, at 10 a.m.

Troopers are also probing a criminal mischief incident in Cressona. James Achey, of N. Fourth St., reported someone slashed two tires on his 1999 Volkswagon Jetta while parked near his home. The incident occurred overnight of Tuesday into Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

A Slatington resident has been cited fof theft by deception.

State police at Fogelsville said Beckie Ann Blencowe, 32, was charged with stealing from her employer by fraudulently altering receipts and keeping the difference for herself. The total amount taken was $232.

Police said the theft occurred at their barracks.