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Police Logs

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Rush Township Police are investigating a theft, and subsequent forgery, that took place at 190 Lincoln Dr., Hometown. Joseph B. Franz, 25, of Tamaqua, allegedly removed several checks from the residence, then forged the owner's name and cashed the checks.

Charges are pending.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pennsylvania State Police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft at a Pine Grove Township business.

The incident happened sometime between Sept. 2 and Sept. 4, at the City of Lebanon Authority, Water Filter Plant, on Highbridge Dam off Old Forge Road.

According to state police, the actor(s) stole copper wiring from the authority's rooftop and walls by cutting the wire. The wire is inch multi-strand copper used for grounding. The wire is attached to lightning rods on the roof.

The actor(s) then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating an attempted burglary that happened at Van Gilder's Jubilee Restaurant, Route 940, Pocono Pines.

According to police, on Sept. 4, at 2:48 a.m., an unknown actor(s) used a ladder to gain access to a second story window of the restaurant. After the window was broken, the security alarm activated and the actor(s) fled the scene.

Nothing was taken.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A Pottsville woman was charged with underage consumption of alcohol after a homeowner found her asleep in a car parked in his driveway at 5 Deer Lane, Cass Township, at 1:15 a.m. Sept. 2.

Stephanie Yalsovec, 20, was found asleep in the passenger seat. Police took her home; the car was towed.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

An Ashland man faces a charge of criminal trespass for trying to enter a Gilberton home at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 1

Michael McGinley, 30, who last lived on Chestnut Street, was charged by state police at Frackville.

According to police, McGinley tried to enter the home of Susan and Michael McGinley at 2506 Water St. He was told he was not wanted there, and he then pulled a screen off of a window and kicked open a door to enter the house.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at 357 Preston Ave., Girardville.

Police said someone entered the home by taking the hinges off a basement garage door sometime between 10 p.m. Sept. 1 and 6:30 a.m. Sept. 2. The burglar stole an orange and white 1990 Honda XR80 and fled.

The previous day, someone had damaged the liner of the residents' pool by throwing an oil lamp, sneakers and garden lights into the pool.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call police at (570) 874-5300.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are looking for the owner of a detonator box that was found at the Tamaqua Flying Club on Old Route 209 in Schuylkill Township.

The owner can claim the box, which was found at 8 p.m. Aug. 27, by calling (570) 874-5300.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that happened between 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31 and 9:50 a.m. Sept. 1 at 357 Preston Ave., Girardville.

Someone threw a set of garden lights, an oil lamp and a pair of sneakers into the victim's pool, damaging the liner.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A New Ringgold man was charged with harassment after an argument over money in a parking lot on Aug. 31.

Samuel Parker Miller III, 23, was charged by state police at Frackville, who said he was arguing with Nathan Karl Fisher, 25, also of New Ringgold, in the parking lot of a borough minimart at 3 p.m.

The two were arguing over the amount of money they were exchanging when Miller punched Fisher in the right eye, cutting it and causing it to swell.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Two teenagers were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 5:48 p.m. on SR339 in Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Frackville said the two injured persons, both 17-year-olds from Shenandoah, were treated and released at the Schuylkill Medical Center-S. Jackson St., Pottsville. Their identities were not revealed by police.