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Police Logs

Friday, February 10, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 11:38 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, along Burger Hollow Road, north of SR209, in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Scott R. Branley, 26, of East Stroudsburg, was stopped for a vehicle code violation. He was found to be under the influence and admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in the center console of his pickup truck. The marijuana was seized.

Branley was charged with DUI and possession of marijuana, troopers said.

Friday, February 10, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child and corruption of a minor for allegedly supplying illegal drugs to a juvenile.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Marisol Viera, of 60 Schuylkill St., Cressona, allegedly provided a 16-year-old juvenile from Sinking Spring, Berks County, with marijuana and then smoked it with her while upstairs inside her residence.

The incident occurred between 5 p.m., Jan. 15 and 9 p.m., Jan. 16, troopers said.

Friday, February 10, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft from vehicle incident.

Troopers said the vehicle of Mariah Lee Nilan, 19, of Tobyhanna, became disabled along Jackson Road, just south of Hypsie Gap Road, in Jackson Township, Monroe County, about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Sometime up to 7:34 p.m., unknown criminals shattered the passenger side window with a rock. Removed from the the vehicle were multiple items including a tattoo kit, clothing, comic books, registration and insurance identification cards, a Ford Mustang center hubcap and state registration plate HKH-5709.

Friday, February 10, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a scattering of rubbish incident.

Troopers said during the period of Feb. 4 at 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Feb. 5, unknown persons deposited about 50 boxes alongside a dumpster to the rear of Bagel Experience located in the West End Plaza in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said the names and addresses on the boxes were burned off, however, tracking information from the boxes was obtained.

The investigation into the incident is continuing, troopers added.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported the arrest of two teens from New Jersey in connection with theft incidents at a Carbon County ski resort. The thefts occurred at the Blue Mountain Ski Area in Lower Towamensing Township.

Troopers said a 17-year-old male from Bridgetown, N.J., and a 16-year-old male from Greenwich were arrested in connection with two theft incidents.

The 17-year-old was charged for a Jan. 22 incident when he was found in possession of a stolen set of skis. The skis were valued at $350. The skis are the property of Jared Andrew Parker, of Nazareth.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Two Schuylkill County residents have been charged in connection with theft incidents. One of the suspects is in custody while the other is at-large.

State police at Frackville identified the two as Donald E. Funk, 23, and Mark Metrick, 28, both who last resided in Shenandoah.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, along SR209 in Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Hasan A. Letif, 67, of Lehighton, was operating a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina southbound while Adam C. Berger, 19, of Bowmanstown, driving a 2005 Hyundai Elantra, was pulling out of Evergreen Drive.

Troopers said Berger failed to yield the right-of-way to Letif causing a collision.

No one was injured. Troopers cited Berger for vehicles entering or crossing a highway.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

An out-of-state teen is facing a charge of retail theft for an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Martin T. Henry Pree, 19, of Washington, D.C., is facing the charge following an incident at the Redners Warehouse Market, located off SR61 in North Manheim Township, on Wednesday, about 12:45 p.m.

Troopers said store employees observed Pree placing a box of Glade plug-ins scented air fresheners, valued at $4.79, in a coat pocket and leaving the store without paying for it.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

A burglary and theft incidents are being investigated by state police at Lehighton.

The break-in occurred at a residence at 482 Long Mountain Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County. The home was entered sometime between Dec. 20, 2011, and Feb. 4. Removed was a generator, lawn mower, canister vacuum, a Sony portable radio, and about 200 pounds of weights. Also, copper pipes were cut out of the basement area.

The home is owned by Dalong Guo, of Oakland Gardens, N.Y.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on two arrests made recently.

Troopers said Lucille E. Gower, 60, of Vista Estates, in Saylorsburg, Ross Township, Monroe County, has been cited for scattering rubbish.

Troopers allege that Gower dumped garbage on private property along Flythe Road in the township. The incident occurred on Monday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m.