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Police Logs

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Two Lehighton residents were charged by borough police for violating a ordinance concerning wild or exotic animals.

Police said Michael Hoffman, 32, and Brandi Lee Lehrian, 28, both of 225 N. Second St., were cited for the violation. Police said the two had been keeping a ball python constricting type snake and two corn snakes in their home, which is prohibited by ordinance 85-13 A.

The citations were issued on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 3:24 p.m. in the 200 block of N. Second St., police said.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on several criminal mischief incidents.

Troopers said unknown persons painted all sides of a maintenance building located at 8959 Twin Lake Drive, in the Robin Hood Lakes development, in Polk Township, Monroe County. Orange paint was used. The incident occurred sometime overnight of Sept. 28-29.

Troopers vehicles owned by Anthony Camaerei, 31, and Sidney Cruz, 50, who reside at 198 and 183 Eldo Lakes Drive, Polk Township, were spray painted overnight of Sept. 28-29.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Brain T. Boner, 51, of Nesquehoning, faces charges of theft following an incident at the Lake Hauto Club.

Rush Township police report that Boner removed flower pots, valued at $900, from the premises.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a theft incident at a Schuylkill County club.

Troopers said the incident occurred at the South End Field and Stream Club, located along Morea Road, in West Mahanoy Township. Unknown criminals broke open a soda machine located outside the clubhouse and removed the money inside. The incident occurred sometime between Sunday, Sept. 30, at 10 p.m. and Monday at 6:30 a.m.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A crash at a temporary bridge in Tamaqua involved a state police cruiser.

State police at Frackville said Robert Henry Hinkey, 29, of Iron City, Tenn., was northbound on SR309 and entering Tamaqua about 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, when he encountered a temporary bridge. Hinkey, operating a combination tractor and semi-trailer, misjudged the clearances necessary to negotiate his rig through the curve approaches of the bridge with the wheels of the trailer striking, or nearly striking, the approach walls.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred Oct. 3 about 6:15 a.m. at the intersection of SR903 and Maury Road, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Brandon M. Grammes, 20, of Albrightsville, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo southbound on 903 when he attempted to make a left turn onto Maury Road and pulled into the path of a northbound 2005 Dodge Ram truck driven by Anthony R. McGraw, 25, of Palmerton. The front of the Ram struck the passenger side of the Monte Carlo.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Tuesday night, Rush Township Police, Tamaqua Police and the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force arrested Amber L. Mummert, 26, and Christopher C. Fetter, 23, both of Tamaqua, on charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent deliver, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A Lehighton man is facing charges following an incident in the borough that occurred on Sept. 6.

Borough police said Edwin Mertz, 53, of 131 Mauch Chunk St., has been charged with two counts of theft and receiving stolen property, and one count of defiant trespass.

Police allege that on Sept. 6 he entered a property in the 400 block of Mahoning St., and removed bicycles and a riding lawn mower from the backyard area without authorization of the property owner. Prior to the incident Mertz had been warned by the property owner not to go onto the property, police added.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Rush Township Police are preparing retail theft charges against a 17 year old male, who allegedly removed merchandise valued at $10.97 from the Hometown Commons Wal Mart.

The incident reportedly took place at 8:21 p.m. on Sept. 28.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

A theft incident at a Schuylkill County coal company site is being probed.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at the Michael's Coal Company site in Tremont Township. Unknown criminals entered the property sometime between Saturday, Sept. 29, and Monday, Oct. 1.

Removed was a 15-inch Hensley bucket teeth-blue in color, 10-inch Komatsu bucket teeth-yellow, Komatsu corners-yellow, nine-inch Hensley repair links-green, and six-inch Hensley repair links-green. The items are for a bulldozer.