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Police Logs

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fracksville barracks are investigating the cause of a fire that happened on Feb. 2 around midnight in Auburn Borough, destroying a garage and causing damages that police said are in excess of $25,000.

The fire happened at the rear of 434 Market St. at a garage owned by Douglas Naftzinger and occupied by a Harold Miller.

Police said the Auburn Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at the above location and upon arrival encountered a wood-frame garage ablaze. The garage and its contents were destroyed.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department arrested Christopher Hickler and Cassandra Smith of Stillwater Lakes with numerous charges, including aggravated indecent assault, statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, IDSI, endangering the welfare of children, indecent assault, corruption of minors, PWID-cocaine, possession of controlled substance, furnishing liquor to a minor and conspiracy.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Jon R. Urquiza, 21, of Andreas, was arrested by state police at the Fogelsville barracks for suspicion of DUI and possession of marijuana on Feb. 4 at 3:25 a.m.

Police said the arrest was made after he was stopped for a summary traffic violation in the area of Route 29 and Ramer Road in Upper Milford Township.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 10:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at a home in Ross Township, Monroe County.

The victim is Robert Justin Reynoso, 33, of Saylorsburg.

He told police someone entered his home at 301 Stacia Way in the township by going through an unlocked back door. Once inside, the intruder(s) removed two guns, a platinum chain and a white gold bracelet from the master bedroom of the home.

The guns are described as a Walther .22-caliber and a .357 Taurus.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Mark K. Loughran, 33, of Kunkletown, has been arrested by state police at the Lehighton barracks for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police said he was stopped at 2:20 a.m. Feb. 4 at State Rt. 534 and Pine Street in Polk Township for a Vehicle Code violation, after which time police learned he was driving while intoxicated.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Heidi M. Keiper, 42, of Effort, suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 7:37 p.m. Feb. 2 on the Effort-Neola Road in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said she was driving a 1999 Merdeces E320 eastbound, just west of Route 715, when the vehicle drove off the south shoulder of the road, striking a tree and branches. It continued to travel east off the south shoulder, striking another tree with its right front end and turning over onto its roof and coming to rest in the middle of the roadway.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Harassment

Kevin Booth Sr., 43, of 355 Hahns Dairy Road, Palmerton, for terroristic threats and 2 counts of harassment. The incident occurred on Dec. 18 at 8:34 p.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Disorderly conduct

Dylon Park, 30, of 651 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Jan. 21 at 6:30 a.m. at the above address.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a harassment incident that happened at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 2 at the Lehigh Learning and Adjustment Center, Lowhill Township.

Police said they were called to the center by staff members who reported a harassment incident. Upon speaking to the victim, a 17-year-old female from Emmaus, she told police she was dancing in the hallway when an 18-year-old male from Allentown grabbed her from behind and touched her inappropriately.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating a burglary that was discovered at 10 a.m. Feb. 3 in Penn Forest Township.

The victim is Margie Parto of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Police said someone entered her residence along Mansi Drive in the Indian Mountain Lakes development by forcing open the front door.

Police said it is not known if anything was taken in the burglary.

Monday, February 6, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said a 29-year-old woman who was reported missing on Feb. 4 at 12:18 a.m. was later located in Pocono Township.

Police said Jennifer Rose Riale, Arlene Drive, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, was missing since she was last seen at 1 p.m. Feb. 3 at the F-Grey Park office complex along Route 611.

Police said she was found on Route 611 by Pocono Township police.