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Police Logs

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A Freeland woman is facing retail theft charges after allegedly removing merchandise valued at $211.33 from the Hometown Commons Wal Mart on Jan. 14.

Tiffany A. Hasara, 26, also faces charges of receiving stolen property in connection with the incident, which was captured on the store's video surveillance.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Two placements at a juvenile camp in Penn Forest Township, fled the facility but were later caught.

State police at Lehighton said Louis Santana, 18, of Wilkes-Barre, and a male juvenile from Kingston, left Camp Adams on Sunday, Jan. 15, about 4:30 p.m. without permission. They were later found near the Alpine Bakery in the township and returned to the camp. The camp is a Youth Services facility used by county courts in the commonwealth for juveniles who have been adjudicated delinquent on criminal charges.

The two will be charged with escape, troopers added.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

State police at the Frackville barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 and 7:15 a.m. Jan. 17 at a business in Blythe Township.

Police said the breakin occurred at Guers Topsoil and Mulch, 110 N. Valley St., New Philadelphia.

Police said someone used force entry to gain access to the business through a side window and proceeded to steal an undetermined amount of cash.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A traffic stop in Tamaqua led to drug charges for an Allentown man on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Officer Peter Wysochansky was on patrol in the area of High Street, near the Lehigh Carbon Community College campus, when he observed a green Dodge Stratus with a malfunctioning brake light. The officer stopped the vehicle with the intention of issuing a warning, but discovered the driver had a suspended license.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


Criminal charges were filed against Trisha Wolbach, 41, of 236 N. Second St., Lehighton, for driving under the influence (DUI). The incident occurred on Nov. 19 at 9:18 p.m. in the 500 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Public drunkenness

Criminal charges were filed against Frank Slanina III, 58, of 2442 Princess Lane Southeast, Marietta, Ga., for persistent disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, injuring or tampering with fire apparatus, hydrants, etc., and public drunkenness. The incident occurred on Jan. 11 at 12:21 a.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.Speeding

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

David B. Driscoll, 40, of Effort, has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police on drug-related charges.

They relate to an incident at 12:49 a.m. Jan. 17 in the beach parking lot of the Stone Crest Community, Tunkhannock Township.

Police said they observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot on the above date and time and made contact with Driscoll, the operator of the vehicle, observing a metal pipe containing marijuana. He was found to be in possession of a baggie containing a small amount of marijuana and two additional pipes.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks arrested Corinne Nicole McClure, 32, of Middleport, on a charge of retail theft after she was caught shoplifting on Jan. 15 at the Redner's Warehouse Market, Schuylkill Haven.

Police said the incident happened at 6:47 p.m. when she attempted to pass through the checkout line at the store with $63.48 worth of merchandise that she had concealed under a coat in a shopping cart.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A Carbon County driver was cited for driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 11:05 p.m. on Jan. 10.

State police at Lehighton said the crash occurred in the area of 219 White St., Weissport, involving a vehicle operated by Tara Jo Hauser, 27, of Lehighton. Troopers listed the property damage victim as Stephen Edwin Thompson, 49, of Weissport.

Hauser was arrested for DUI as a result of an investigation into the crash, troopers said.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

A Tamaqua man has been cited following an altercation Jan. 8 in the area of the Family Dollar Store.

Patrolman Peter Wysochansky was on patrol at 9:56 p.m. when a man ran out in front of the cruiser. The man, who identified himself as Robert Christman, 42, of 406 Pitt St., Tamaqua, had his face covered in blood, telling the officer he had just been assaulted by Jason Weaver, 30, of 28 Market St. The blood was coming from Christman's nose.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Lehighton police reported on the following arrests.

A 17-year-old female from Lansford was charged with possessing a weapon on school property. The incident occurred on Jan. 5 at the PATH school, located at 335 N. Fourth St. Police said she was found to be in possession of a folding pocket knife.

The charge will be filed through the county juvenile probation office.