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Police Logs

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Carbon County man was cited for retail theft at a county store.

State police at Lehighton said Christopher George, 31, of Edgemont Ave., Palmerton, was cited for an incident at the Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Rd., in Towamensing Township, that occurred about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5.

Troopers allege that George attempted to remove $963.77 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it. He left the store with the items but was confronted by store personnel, troopers allege.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Luzerne County man is facing charges in Monroe County.

State police at Lehighton said Bryana Neilsen, 20, of West Hazleton, is facing a charge of harassment for an incident that occurred at Deubler's Trailer Park, in Polk Township, on Monday, Oct. 4, about 9 p.m.

Troopers allege that Neilsen threatened Heidi Behling, 30, of Gilbert, at the time and location stated.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Steven D. Gintz, 30, of Bowmanstown, was driving a 2004 Dodge Neon on SR248 westbound in Lower Towamensing Township about 3:40 a.m., and on an exit ramp and traveling at a speed greater than reasonable for the right curve he was negotiating. The car traveled southwest off onto the shoulder and the driver's side front struck the guide rail.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Coaldale police have charged a Summit Hill man with driving under the influence (DUI) and related charges.

Edward J. Smith, 35, of 424 W. White St., was charged with two counts of DUI and failing to use his headlights.

According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by Officer Jeremy Talanca, here's what happened:

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A Monroe County woman was cited for public drunkenness this week.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 8:16 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, officers responded to the Walmart store in Mt. Pocono for a female causing a disturbance. On scene officers located the woman at the store entrance and observed her to be intoxicated.

She was identified as Luz Rivera, 41, of Tobyhanna. She was taken into custody and charged. She was then placed in the county prison in Snydersville.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Coaldale police credit a Good Samaritan for helping them recover money stolen from an elderly woman.

Brianna Koschak, 20, of 307 E. Ridge Terrace, Coaldale, is charged with theft and jailed under $5,000 straight cash bail for stealing $114 from the victim.

Police say Koschak told them she stole the cash to buy cigarettes.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

The Allentown enforcement office of the state liquor control board has cited a Schuylkill County club for violating the state liquor code.

Ex-Servicemen's Club of The American Legion, 42 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, was cited for selling alcoholic beverages to non-members. The violations occurred on March 19 and 24, the complaint states.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident whereby a window on a payloader was shot out by gunfire.

The incident happened between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Oct. 2 in the area of Rose Street in Tremont.

Police said the victim is Zeagere Brothers, Middletown.

Police said someone fired at least four shots from a pellet rifle at the windshield of the payloader, causing about $1,000 in damages.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Two persons were injured in a one-vehicle mishap Oct. 6 at 11 p.m. at the intersection of the SR248 ramp and Bank Street in Bowmanstown.

State police at Lehighton said Justin R. Dematto, 18, of Allentown, the driver, suffered a minor injury; while his passenger, Matthew J. Clements, 19, of Schnecksville, sustained moderate injuries.

Police said their 2006 Infiniti G35 was westbound on the exit ramp when it failed to stop at a stop sign, traveled across Bank Street and struck a guard rail

Police said Dematto was cited for a motor vehicle code violation.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said a citation will be issued to the Bella Mia Restaurant, Albrightsville, as a result of repeated activations of its fire alarms.

Police said the citation will be issued because the restaurant caused or permitted four or more false alarms to be activated from last December until September of this year.