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Police Logs

Friday, January 13, 2012

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Jan. 11 at 6:27 p.m. on Route 309 in Lynn Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said Meridith L. McCarthy, 32, of Springtown, Pa., who was a passenger in one of the vehicles, sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, by the Northwestern EMS corps.

Friday, January 13, 2012

aState police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident whereby someone broke the front passenger side window of a vehicle.

The incident happened between 10 p.m. Jan. 10 and 7:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at 5397 Princeton Road, Lower Macungie Township.

The victim is a 38-year-old woman from Macungie.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Whitney Bechtel, 18, of Lenhartsville, is facing drug-related charges as a result of an incident at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 along Route 61 in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said they found her to be in possession of a glass marijuana smoking pipe and a pill of Oxycodone.

Friday, January 13, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said a Bath man will be cited as a result of a one-vehicle accident at 3:31 p.m. Jan. 12 on State Route 100 in Upper Milford Township.

Police said Paul A. Haldaman, 61, will be cited.

He was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Colorado northbound and was negotiating a right curve in the roadway when he lost control of the vehicle on the wet road surface.

Police said the vehicle traveled to the right roadside and struck a wall,

Friday, January 13, 2012

Barry Nelson George, 54, of Blakeslee, has been arrested by state police at the Fern Ridge on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said the charge is a result of a one-vehicle accident that happened around 8 p.m. Jan. 12 in Sun Valley, Chestnuthill Township.

Police said George was driving a 1999 Ford truck northbound on Toll Road in the township when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to travel off the southbound shoulder of the road and strike a ditch. Police said the man left the scene and was contacted at his residence.

Friday, January 13, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said Francis Young of Mohnton was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 7:06 p.m. Jan. 11 on State Route 100 in Lowqer Macungie Township.

Police said he was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for treatment of injuries, the extent of which police said are not known.

Police said he was driving a 2012 Harley Davidson northbound on Rt. 100 and was following a 2000 Nissan Altima too closely, eventually impacting its rear.

The car was being driven by Bonnie Chung of Breinigsville, who was uninjured.

Friday, January 13, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating the theft of a wallet which was taken from a woman's unattended bag in the locker room of a fitness center.

The incident was reported at 6:35 p.m. Jan. 11 at 24/7 Fitness, Lower Macungie Township.

The victim is Deborah Jean Garlicki, 52, of Breinigsville.

She told police someone stole her wallet from her bag while it was left unattended for a brief period of time in the locker room of the facility.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Schuylkill County location earlier this week.

Troopers said a barn on the property of Dennis Arthur Fehr, 80, of 205 Ferebee Rd., in Pine Grove, Wayne Township, was forcibly entered sometime between 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, and 6 a.m. on Tuesday. A window was smashed to gain entry.

Removed were two Stihl chainsaws and an E-Z Go golf cart with charger. The missing items are valued at $2,000.

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

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Three New Jersey men were jailed earlier this week in Carbon County to theft and drug counts. State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Lower Towamensing Township, on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

About 8:10 p.m. troopers responded to a report of a theft at the ski resort. Through an investigation troopers learned that a snowboard and other items were stolen. A further investigation discovered a small clear plastic bag containing suspected marijuana.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A traffic stop in Carbon County has led to a drug charge and arrest of a man wanted on a warrant.

State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred about 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the 300 block of East Alley in Lehighton.

Troopers stopped a vehicle at that location in which Trevor Hunsicker, of Cedar St., Lehighton, was a passenger. There was an active warrant for Hunsicker's arrest and he was taken into custody.