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Police Logs

Monday, December 20, 2010

The theft of three BMX vicycles from a property in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is being investigated by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The victim is Orest Bobynskyj, 49, of Brodheadsville.

He told police someone stole the bicycles, valued at $100 each, from the rear of his residence bwteen 11 p.m. Nov. 1 and 8 a.m. Dec. 18.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Mark J. Conner, 42, of Ashland, is facing charges of driving under the influence of alcohol as a result of a traffic stop at 2:14 a.m. Dec. 18 at the intersection of routes 61 and 4007 in Ashland Borough.

State police at the Frackville barracks said he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol and was transported to the state police barracks for a breath test, which showed his BAC to be above the legal limit.

Monday, December 20, 2010

The theft of a wallet that a customer left on the counter at the Dunkin Donuts store in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, is being investigated by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The incident happened at 10:48 a.m. Dec. 18.

The victim is Molly Rouse, 30, of Lehighton.

She told police a man who appeared to be about 40 years old, wearing a blue jacket and baseball cap, took the wallet after she set it down. He left the store in an unknown direction.

Monday, December 20, 2010

A 2002 Chevrolet Trail Blazer sustained heavy damages in a crash Dec. 18 at 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of routes 924 and 339 in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville barracks said Arsenio Santiago, 26, of Hazleton, was driving the vehicle southbound on Rt. 924 when he lost control of it due to black ice on the roadway. The vehicle exited the left side of the road and struck a tree with its passenger's side.

No injuries were reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Summit Hill woman was arrested for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order.

Nesquehoning Police Chief Sean Smith was dispatched to the Panther Valley Elementary School on Dec. 7 for a report of an irate woman at the school refusing to leave the grounds. Upon arrival Smith encountered Nicole Lynn, 404 W. Ludlow St.

She was at the school in violation of the order. Smith took her into custody and she was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek, of Lansford, for contempt of the order. She was released after posting $4,000 straight cash bail.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Nesquehoning police reported on the following traffic arrests.

Chief Sean Smith filed a charge of obedience to traffic control devices against Gary Arendt, 345 Lakeview Drive, Lehighton, for an incident on Dec. 10. According to Smith about 5:08 p.m. a cell phone caller notified the county communications center of an erratic driver traveling south of SR93 by Hudsondale. Smith got behind the vehicle in question and observed it all over the road, crossing the center lines and almost causing an accident.

A stop was made and the driver was identified as Arendt, Smith said.

Friday, December 17, 2010

The two drivers involved in a collision that occurred about 7:37 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, in Schuylkill County were injured. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred along W. Bacon street just west of Union St., in Palo Alto.

Troopers said Ronald E. Wolfe Jr., 32, of Cumbola, was eastbound in a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier while Jessica L. Youst, 28, of Port Carbon, was westbound in a 1991 Pontiac Grand Am. Troopers said Wolfe went into the oncoming lane and his vehicle collided head-on with Youst's car.

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Nesquehoning man was jailed for domestic assault.

Borough police officers Brian White and Tom Kurtz were dispatched to 7 E. Railroad St. for an active domestic incident. Upon arrival the officers were told that Michael Peters and Renee Gibbons were fighting. During the argument Peters allegedly struck Gibbons in the left eye.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Mahoning Township police are investigating an attempted burglary of a home in the 200 block of Oak Drive.

Police were called to the home at 9:59 a.m. Dec. 14. The attempted break-in happened between 1 p.m. Dec. 13 and 9 a.m. Dec. 14. The homeowners found that someone had unsuccessfully tried to get into the home through a rear door window.

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Lehighton woman has been charged with retail theft for allegedly taking a $100 gift card from her employer.

Mahoning Township police were called to the Wal-Mart store at 12:25 p.m. Dec. 13 to meet with the store's loss prevention manager. The manager had investigated the theft of the gift card, which the employee allegedly used to buy $78.15 worth of merchandise on Dec. 10.

Stephanie N. Lill, 23, of the 300 block of East Alley, was interviewed and subsequently admitted to the theft. She has been charged via citation with retail theft.