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Police Logs

Friday, January 27, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating the theft of scrap aluminum form a site in Monroe County.

The victim is D & B Services, Inc., Eldred Township.

Police said between 10 p.m. Jan. 23 and 10 a.m. Jan. 24, someone removed the aluminum from a barrel located outside the business, near Fiddletown Road, and fled in an unknown vehicle.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Disorderly conduct

Matthew Petko, 36, of 939 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Jan. 13 at 3:40 a.m. at the above address.


Eugene Villanueva, 62, of 706 W. Princeton Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for harassment. The violation occurred on Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in the 900 block of W. Edgemont Avenue.


Jamie Bartholomew, 29, of 654 Franklin Avenue, Palmerton, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on Jan. 13 at 9:40 p.m. at Delaware Avenue and Beltz Lane.

Friday, January 27, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said a Fogelsville woman escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash Jan. 25 at 12:34 a.m. on Interstate 78 in Weisenberg Township.

Police said Samantha R. Blake, 19, was driving a 2003 Audi eastbound when she fell asleep. The vehicle went onto the south shoulder of the road and struck a guard rail with its front passenger-side bumper. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Police said Blake will be cited for roadways laned for traffic and careless driving.

Friday, January 27, 2012

State police at the Frackville barracks said a Mahanoy City woman escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash Jan. 21 at 7 a.m. on State Rt. 54 in Mahanoy Township.

Police said Odilia Tovar-Zamudio, 33, was driving a 1998 Lincoln Navigator eastbound between Shenandoah and Mahanoy City when she lost control of it while traveling downhill near Patriot Hill. Police said the vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck a ditch in which there were several rocks. The vehicle sustained moderate front-end damages.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Lehighton police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

Helen Stuart, 48, of 253 Center St., Lehighton, has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol and restrictions on alcohol. On Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at about 5:07 p.m., police were dispatched to a call of a female driver passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle at the intersection of E. Penn St. and Blakeslee Blvd. That person was Stuart, police said. A blood test revealed a .30BAC.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Two persons are facing drug counts following an incident in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at 12:52 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, officers on patrol at the Gouldsboro Travel Plaza, located at the intersection of routes 435 and 507, in Coolbaugh Township, observed a suspicious vehicle with two occupants parked in the lot. The officers made contact with the two, who were identified as Kyle Rosen, 19, of Spring Brook Township, and Kyle Dileo, 19, of Scranton, both of Lackawanna County.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Black ice was blamed for a one-vehicle crash that occurred in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred along Darkwater Road, a mile west of SR61, in New Castle Township, about 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Troopers said Sarah Newton, 32, of Minersville, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu westbound when she encountered the icy conditions which caused her to lose control.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on several crashes investigated on Schuylkill County roadways this week.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about 7:47 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, along SR501 in Pine Grove Township. Troopers said Larry Paul Krammes, 57, of Pine Grove, was driving a 1993 Dodge Intrepid northbound and attempting to negotiate a left hand curve when he hit ice, coming out of the curve causing him to lose control.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

On Saturday, Jan. 21, about 4:24 a.m. officers on patrol of the Pocono Farms Community observed foot prints in the snow leading away from an abandoned residence. Officers followed the foot prints to the residence at 7215 Mohansic Lane. Upon arrival officers observed an individual stumbling in the driveway. A further investigation identified the person as Daniel Janki, 32, of Tobyhanna. Janki was intoxicated and was at the residence of his wife, Dipa Janki, 36.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Two Schuylkill County businesses were burglarized.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at the Blue Mountain Family Chiropractic and Downtime Salon and Spa, located at 1120 Centre Turnpike (SR61), in West Brunswick Township.

Entry was made sometime between 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, and 9 a.m. on Sunday.

The front doors were pried open to gain entry.

Removed from the chiropractic business was $40 and taken from the salon and spa was $200.

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