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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Three drivers are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in separate incidents.

State police at Lehighton said Charmain Lavin, 24, of Effort, was stopped about 7:53 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, along Serfoss Road at Long Mountain Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County, for a traffic violation. Lavin was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Lehighton Chief of Police Neil Ebbert released the monthly police report of the department for June.

A total of 79 traffic violations were issued during the month. Of them, 53 were for maximum speed limits, five were four driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked, and four each were for restraint systems and the lack of certificate of inspection.

There were 74 parking violation tickets given.

The police investigated 12 accidents, nine of them hit-and-run.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A speeding stop led to charges against a Philadelphia resident. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred about 4:09 p.m. on Friday, July 20, along Echo Lake Road.

Police said a vehicle was stopped at the above location and time for speeding. During the stop a passenger in the vehicle, later identified as Wayne Barnes, 41, gave conflicting information about his identity and was subsequently placed under arrest for false identification to law enforcement.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A Schuylkill County man has been charged with criminal mischief for an incident that occurred on Monday, July 23, between 3:30-3:45 p.m.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Ryan Christopoher O'Donnell, of Tower City, was charged with throwing a rock and breaking the rear window on a 2004 Kia Sorento while it was parked at 301 E. Colliery Ave., in Tower City. The vehicle is owned by Sheila Snyder, of Tower City, troopers said.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On July 20, Rush Township police file charges against William J. Nahn, 63, Coaldale, for stealing $81.76 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart in Hometown and using instruments of crime. Police reported that Nahn used a razor blade to open merchadise.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On July 20, Rush Township police filed charges against seven individuals from an incident that occurred at the Wal-Mart parking lot in Hometown.

Charged with underage drinking were a 17-year-old female from Walnutport (also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana), 14-year-old female from Schnecksville, 14-year-old male, 17-year-old female, 13-year-old female, 17-year-old female (also charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana), and 19-year-old Aaron Marlow, all of Slatington.

Tamaqua and Ryan Township police assisted.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Becca A. Thomson, 19, Coaldale, and Candice Tejera, 19, Lansford, are facing underage drinking charges after Rush Township Police were called to the 100 block of Claremont Avenue on the night of July 16 to check on a dog bite victim. Police then discovered the two were consuming alcohol.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

A New Jersey man is facing charges following a paintball shooting incident. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred about 1:19 a.m. on Sunday, July 22, along Five Mailbox Road.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

On June 18, Tamaqua police made a vehicle stop of a black Volkswagen Jetta driven by Derek Krapf, 24, of MaryD.

Police stated that Krapf was pulled over because his driving privileges were suspended. His front passenger, Anthony Pascoe, was taken into custody for a warrant out of adult probation.

While officers were taking Pascoe into custody Krapf drove off from the vehicle stop.

Charges were filed against Krapf on July 20 for two counts of driving while suspended and fleeing and eluding police.

Officer Matt Houser is the investigating officer.

Monday, July 23, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary and several theft incidents.

The break-in occurred at a unoccupied residence at 231 Wintergreen Court, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. About 6:10 p.m. on July 19 forced entry was made through the front door. The action activated the alarm and the intruders fled without anything being taken. The home is owned by Michelina J. Hubner, 63, of Stroudsburg.