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Police Logs

Monday, March 21, 2011

A Lansford driver was cited by Nesquehoning police following ain incident that occurred on March 5.

Police Chief Sean Smith received a report of a suspicious person and vehicle in the 300 block of W. Catawissa St. Upon arrival Smith identified the person as Danny Kelly, of 34 Cortwright St., who was driving a1984 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Smith said the plate on the vehicle was suspended for insurance cancellation. Smith charged Kelly with suspended registration plate and opeartion following suspension of registration.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a missing person case.

Police said Joseph Danner, 61, 670 Lime St., Lower Towamensing Township, Palmerton,has been missing since March 11.

Anyone with information about the man's whereabouts is asked to contact police at 1-610-377-4270.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Two persons escaped injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 8:10 a.m. March 14 on Route 534 in Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said the accident happened near the entrance to the Indian Mountain Lakes development.

Police said Veronica Pietkiel, 35, of Albrightsville, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer eastbound when she lost control of the vehicle on an icy roadway. The vehicle traveled across the oncoming lane and overturned onto its roof.

A passenger, Alexai Pietkiel, 8, was with the driver at the time.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 10:30 p.m. March 13 and 6 a.m. Masrch 14 at Evergreen Court, Ross Township, Monroe County.

The victim is a 47-year-old Saylorsburg resident.

Police said the man reported someone smashed the back window of his vehicle while it was parked in his driveway.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A Tamaqua woman is facing charges after allegedly creating a disturbance early Saturday morning.

Tamaqua Police were dispatched to 29 E. Elm St. at 1:18 a.m. where they were met by Mychal Beltrami. She told officers that Jennifer Dipietro, 27, of 230 Green St., Tamaqua, had been pounding on her door, attempting to enter Beltrami's apartment. Dipietro smashed the glass in the door, then left when the victim picked up the phone to call police.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a pickup truck operated by Peter D. Dennis, 55, of 574 Patten Circle, Albrightsville, rolled onto its side when it crashed at 11:40 p.m. March 14 on Route 534 in Polk Township.

Police said he was driving west on Route 534 when the vehicle went out of control on a patch of ice, striking a guide rail before rolling onto its side.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

The North Central Pa. Regional Sobriety Checkpoint DUI Taskforce and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program has released the following statistics from a roving DUI patrol held March 12 in Schuylkill County.

A total of 15 vehicles were contacted and detained. No motorists exhibited signs of intoxication, so no one was tested for driving under the influence. Officers issued four traffic citations and 11 warnings. Officers from two county law enforcement departments participated in the patrol.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Two persons were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 2:11 p.m. Marck 16 at the intersection of Mill Creek Road and Hamilton Boulevard in Lower Macungie Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said Tiffany A. Pauley, 19, of Mertztown, and Ryan K. Young, 24, of Macungie, were transported by EMS crews to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

State police at the Lehighton barracks arrested Michael Rudelitch, 50, of Lehighton, for public drunkenness on March 13 at 6:35 p.m.

Police said he was discovered passed out and highly intoxicated in the wooded area behind Highland Beverage, Route 209.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Pocono Mountain Regional Police report the arrest of Raymond G. McHose, 26, of Emerald Lakes, for shoplifting.

Police said the incident happened at 1:51 p.m. March 15 at the Mount Pocono Wal-Mart store, where it is alleged McHose concealed $161 worth of general merchandise in his child's diaper bag and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items.

He was stopped by store employees and arrested for retail theft.