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Police Logs

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

A Tamaqua woman has been cited by Tamaqua police following an incident on Sept. 25.

Patrolman Brent Getz was dispatched to 344 Arlington St., at 12:30 p.m. where he spoke with Maggie Magrini, who reportedly was struck while at the home of Angelina Patton, 21, of 29 Center St., Tamaqua.

Patton was cited for harassment.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

A Lehighton woman has been charged with defiant trespass for an incident in the borough.

Police said Crystal Dorward, 48, of 226 S. Sixth St., was cited for an incident on Sunday, Aug. 26, at about 2 p.m. Police alleged she repeatedly returned to a borough residence after being warned not to do so.

On the last return, police said, she entered the residence and locked herself in the bathroom, which resulted in her being physically removed from the home.

A preliminary hearing on the charge is scheduled for Oct. 17 at 1:45 p.m., police added.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Jim Thorpe police are seeking the whereabouts of a Schuylkill County man who is being sought on assault counts.

Police have charged Alfred A. Bond III, 25, last known address of 135 E. Ruddle St., Coaldale, with aggravated assault, a felony two, simple assault, a misdemeanor two, and harassment, a summary offense.

According to police on March 24 Aubrey Roth reported he was at the residence of his daughter, at 21 W. Third St., about 10:30-11 p.m. when he got into a confrontation with Bond.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

McAdoo police have cited a Hazleton man who was out for a motorcycle ride on Sept. 2.

Patrolman Steven Homanko was on patrol at 12:30 a.m. and observed a 2001 Harley Davison motorcycle fail to stop for a sign located at Sherman and Cleveland streets.

The officer attempted a traffic stop but the motorcycle continued traveling at a high rate of speed, failing to stop until it approached the railroad tracks.

The officer was able to read the license plate number on the bike and discontinued the chase.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Kenneth Shankweiler, 50, of Barnesville, is facing driving under the influence (DUI) and other charges following an incident in Rush Township on Sept. 22.

Shankweiler was stopped on Tuscarora Park Road at 2:46 a.m. and found to be in an intoxicated condition.

Blood tests taken at a Pottsville hospital indicated a .131 percent blood alcohol level, almost twice the legal limit of .08.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence following an incident that occurred about 11:50 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, along Wade Road, in the area of Darkwater Road, in New Castle Township.

State police at Frackville said a patrol unit stopped at the above location to check on a vehicle stopped along the side of the road.

The driver was identified as Jessica K. Davis, 20, of Girardville. She said she had pulled over because her passenger had become ill.

Davis showed signs of intoxication and failed field sobriety tests.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a burglary and an act of criminal mischief at two Schuylkill County locations.

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Schuylkill County club was the victim of a burglary.

State police at Frackville said the Oak Ridge Hunting Club, located along Oakridge Road, in Walker Township, was entered sometime between Sept. 26 and 28. A front door was forced open to gain entry.

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Carbon County woman was cited for dog law violations.

State police at Lehighton said Jean Strubeck, 47, of Parryville, was cited following an incident that occurred on Sept. 27 about 11:40 a.m. along the Weissport Canal walking path.

She was charged for failing to control her two dogs and failing to have her two dogs vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian. Troopers said the citations were the result of her two German shepherds breaking free from her and attacking the dog of Edgar Steward, 58, of Lehighton, at the above stated location.

Monday, October 1, 2012

A domestic incident led to the arrest of one of the participants.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to 2260 Lakeside Drive, in Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township, about 11:40 p.m. on Sept. 27 to a report of a domestic incident.

On scene police were met by Rocco Scavone, 30, of that address, who said he and his girlfriend, Dana Coachman, 25, got into an argument. During the argument Coachman struck Scavone in the head with a cell phone and scratched him in the midsection. Police observed a laceration to Scavone's head and scratches on his midsection.