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Police Logs

Friday, April 20, 2012

Margaret Schultz, 59, of Llewellyn, is facing harassment charges as a result of an incident that happened at 12:35 p.m. April 18 in Branch Township, state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks reported.

Police said the victim is Dorothy Schultz, 41, also of Llewellyn.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a theft that happened between 9 p.m. April 17 and 7 a.m. April 18 in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County.

The victim is Kyle William Brown, 44, of Klingerstown.

He told police someone removed 20 pieces of 30-foot-four-inch irrigation pipe ($2,020 value), 30 pieces of aluminum pipe ($2,700 value) and 20 gray, metal sprinklers ($240 value) for an irrigation system from his trailer while it was parked along Valley Road in the township.

Friday, April 20, 2012

No one was injured in an unusual accident in Tamaqua on Saturday.

Eddy A. Peraita, 37, of 423 N. Oley St., Reading was traveling south of Railroad Street at approximately 6 p.m., towing a Ford Explorer with his 1999 Dodge pick up truck. Imagine his surprise when the Explorer began passing his pick up after the tow dolley broke. In an effort to avert injuries to pedestrians and other motorists, Peraita used his truck to push the Ford into a utility pole.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A New Ringgold man was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after being found illegally fishing on property owned by the West Penn Rod and Gun Club.

John Brode, a member of the club, contacted police at 9:15 a.m. last Friday to report that someone had broken into his recreational vehicle, which was parked on club property off SR309.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Tamaqua Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Damon Cluff, who has no known permanent address.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Public drunkenness

Gregory Hummel, 28, of 7250 Interchange Road, Lehighton, was cited for public drunkenness. The violation occurred on April 6 at 3:24 p.m. in the 900 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Disorderly conduct

Paul Mosser Jr., 27, of 2595 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on March 25 at 2:15 a.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Harassment

Friday, April 20, 2012

Two persons sustained minor injuries in a crash April 17 at 2:10 p.m. on Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said Brooke A. Peterson, 19, of Effort, and Sally E. Collister, 50, of Saylorsburg, the driver's of the vehicles, suffered the injuries.

Police said the accident happened when Peterson pulled her 2005 Dodge Neon out of the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant in front of a 1995 Dodge Neon that had peen operated by Collister and the two vehicles met in the roadway.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks were summoned April 15 at 3 p.m. to Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, to investigate a terroristic threat case.

Police said the victim is Jammie Silverthorn, 26, of Effort.

Police said a friend of the victim received threatening text messages and telephone calls regarding the victim. Police said charges will not be filed, but police recommended the victim obtain a Protection From Abuse order through the county court.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A Tamaqua man was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison based on an outstanding arrest warrant from Montgomery County.

Tamaqua Police were investigating the theft of two Mongoose BMX bicycles at 5:57 p.m. Sunday, reportedly taken from the porch of Howard Boyer, 39, of 108 Schuylkill Ave., Tamaqua.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A Summit Hill man was charged with harassment after he caused bodily harm to another individual.

According to Summit Hill police, on March 17, at 1:05 p.m., police received a report from an individual, stating that Dave Leone, 40, of 264 W. Ludlow St., had punched him.