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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a reported assault and theft incident. The incident occurred at the intersection of Meckesville and Old Stage roads, at the Mt. Pocahontas development clubhouse in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Three people were cited following a disturbance in Tamaqua last Friday.

Officers were called to the 300 block of Arlington Street at 6:40 p.m. after an argument between neighbors became loud enough to attract attention from numerous residents. At the scene officers spoke with Heather Lee Lehman, 26, of 324 Arlington St., as well as John Stauffer, 52, and Virginia Stauffer, 57, of 316 Arlington St.

According to the report, the argument concerned Lehman's four year old daughter and the Stauffer's eight year old grandson.

All three were cited for disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A vehicle stop by members of the Pocono Mountain Regional police had led to drug charges.

Officers stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle code violation about 12:54 a.m. on Monday, July 19, along SR940 at Pocono Pines, Tobyhanna Township.

The driver was identified as Lawrence Johnson III, 21, of Pocono Pines. In speaking with Johnson officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was made and found was a bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Monroe County man was cited following an incident reported on Sunday, July 18, about 2:15 p.m.

State police at Fern Ridge said Addisson Saint-Hubert, 39, of Kresgeville, was cited for theft of services after he allegedly placed several bags of household trash in a dumpster at the Dollar General Store in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Two motorcycle crashes, both occurring over the past weekend, were probed by state police at Lehighton.

A crash occurred about 2:34 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, along SR534 at the intersection with Barry S Road, in Polk Township, Monroe County. Troopers said William Somers, 46, of Long Valley, N.J., was operating a Honda Goldwing GL while taking part in a road course and attempted a right turn off 115 onto Barry S and turned too late, locked up his brakes which caused the bike to lay on its right side.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported the arrest of a Monroe County woman for public drunkenness.

Police said on Monday, July 19, about 11:12 a.m. officers were dispatched to the Kmart in Mt. Pocono for a report of a drunk female. On scene officers found the woman sitting on a bench outside the store.

She was identified as Luz Rivera, 42, of Long Pond. She was placed under arrest, issued a citation and then transported to her home.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Saylorsburg man received minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident that occurred July 16 at 5:20 a.m. along Kunkletown Road, at Old Route 115, in Ross Township, Monroe County.

According to state police at Lehighton Richard Detorres, 46, of Saylorsburg, driving a 2008 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle, was stopped at Kunkletown Road, waiting to make a left turn into the Sunoco Gas Station when he was struck from behind by a 2008 Toyota Rav4, driven by Michael Hnedak, 32, of Saylorsburg. Hnedak was traveling east at the time of impact.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A Monroe County dog owner was cited for an incident that occurred on Sunday, July 18.

State police at Fern Ridge said about 7:20 p.m. Sandra Wirhanowsky, 55, of Grand Mesa Drive, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, reported she was bit on a hand by her neighbor's dog causing a minor injury.

Troopers said the dog owner was identified as David Darwin, 48. He was cited for confinement and housing of dogs.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 11:19 a.m. on Sunday, July 18, along SR903 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said James P. McBrearty, 49, of Lake Harmony, was driving a 1997 Ford club wagon northbound when Daniel J. Fey, 34, of Scotrun, attempted to turn left from 903 onto Old Stage Road and pulled directly into the path of McBrearty. The Ford struck the front driver side of Fey's 1996 Infiniti with its front passenger side.

Fey sustained a minor injury while McBrearty was not hurt.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Minor injuries were reported in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 11:25 a.m. on Friday, July 16, along SR924 in Gilberton, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Christine Lesher, 47, of Frackville, was southbound operating a 1998 Ford Escort when the car began to roll backward. She was unable to avoid a 1989 Ford Ranger and struck it head-on while it was parked along the shoulder. The Ranger was parked at the location earlier by the owner because of mechanical problems, troopers said.