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Police Logs

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Disorderly conduct

Noah Schaeffer, 19, of 233 Coal Street, Lehighton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on Feb. 5 at 10:22 p.m. in the 700 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Citations were filed against Wes Costenbader, 24, of 4702 Main Street, Whitehall, and Richard Robertson Jr., 28, of 617 Lehigh Avenue, Palmerton, for disorderly conduct. The violations occurred on Jan. 28 at 2:16 a.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Harassment

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A hit and run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County. The crash is one of two reported by state police at Schuylkill Haven,

Troopers said the hit and run occurred along Main St., in Porter Township. Troopers said an unknown vehicle was driven northbound in the village of Joliett and after rounding a curve it crossed over into the southbound lane. The vehicle then went onto the berm into the parking lot of the Joliett Fire Company.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Mahoning Township police are investigating the theft of a Hobart Airforce 250 CI Plasma Cutter.

The item reported was stolen from Tractor Supply, which is located along SR443.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 386-2241.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A Carbon County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 10:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17.

State police at Lehighton said Thomas Leonard Verrastro, 21, of Lehighton, was stopped for a traffic violation along Alum St., in Lehighton.

He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 2:19 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, along W. Adamsdale Road in Schuylkill Haven.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jarred A. Kleckner, 25, of Orwigsburg, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound and negotiating a left curve in the road. As the vehicle entered the straight portion it was going at a unsafe speed, troopers said.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A Carbon County driver was involved in a three vehicle, rear-end type, crash in which one driver was cited. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 2:56 p.m., on Feb. 17, at the on-ramp of the northeast extension of the turnpike, off Interstate 78, in Upper Macungie Township.

Troopers said Carl Mercincavage, 55, of Plains, Luzerne County, and James M. Gauriloff, 58, of Lehighton, were stopped on the on-ramp while Ronald S. Beverly, 22, of North Wales, Montgomery County, was eastbound on 78 and entering the on-ramp.

Monday, February 20, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, all on Thursday, Feb 16.

A crash occurred about 9:07 a.m. along SR209. Troopers said Jeanette A. Marino, 58, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt when another vehicle backed into her vehicle and the other driver then fled the scene.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A vehicle stop in Schuylkill County led to the arrest of a county resident on a warrant from another county.

State police at Frackville said Lilliana Jimenez-Colon, 21, of Shenandoah, was a passenger in a vehicle stopped about 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at West and Arlington sts., in Shenandoah.

A check revealed an active warrant for Jimenez-Colon's arrest was issued out of Snyder County. She was taken into custody and lodged in the county prison in Pottsville until the Snyder County Sheriff's Department could pick her up.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A driver was seriously injured in a crash early today. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the crash occurred about 2 a.m. in front of 1336 Chestnut St. (SR443), in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Bryan Noll, 22, no address given, was operating a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt eastbound when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of the car. The vehicle entered the westbound lane and went onto the north berm where it impacted with the base of the embankment.

Monday, February 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing criminal charges following an incident that occurred about 4:50 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said troopers were called to 26 Hickory Court, in West Brunswick Township, by the homeowner. On scene the homeowner, not identified by troopers, said she wanted her son, Brent Evans, 40, removed from the residence because he was causing a disturbance.