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Police Logs

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a scattering of rubbish incident that occurred in Carbon County.

Troopers said unknown criminals dumped a truck load of insulation along Drakes Creek Road, at the mailboxes for Rhodo Mountain Estates, in Unionville, Penn Forest Township, about 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

Troopers said a smaller type U-Haul truck was scene fleeing the area.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Michael O'Malley, 58, of 72 Holland St, Kaup Estate, Tamaqua, faces charges from an incident which took place on April 1 at 12 p.m. at Boyer's Market. Charges were filed by Lansford Officer Brian Horos. O'Malley is charged with retail theft.

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

Horos received a call to come to the market for a retail theft.

He spoke with the manager, who said O'Malley had stolen 10 items worth a total of $49.12.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an incident in which a Schuylkill County woman received harassing phone calls.

Mary Lou Blankenhorn, 65, of 301 Moon Hill Drive, Wayne Township, reported on three different occasions she received phone calls from an individual who refused to given his name. The calls were received on Monday, May 7, between 9:08 a.m. and 2:53 p.m.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft and two acts of criminal mischief occurring at Schuylkill County locations.

Teresa Mary Plesnarski, 23 S. Yohe St., Tower City, Porter Township, reported someone entered a shed on her property and removed $50 worth of steaks, hamburgers and hot dogs from a deep freezer inside the shed. The incident occurred sometime between May 5 and noon on Monday, May 7.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board conducted age compliance checks of licensed establishments in various locations in Carbon County. The checks were done on Friday, May 5, between 5 and 9 p.m.

Age compliance checks consist of using supervised underage buyers in an attempt to purchase alcholic beverages.

On the detail a total of four licensed establishments were checked. Three were found to be noncomplaint, meaning they served the underage buyer alcoholic beverages.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

State police at Frackville reported on arrests made by troopers.

Troopers said they responded to 1164 W. Centre St., West Mahanoy Township, for an incident. Troopers said an investigation revealed that John Michael Pikitus, 42, and Eric James Lauffer, 37, both of West Mahanoy Township, became involved in a physical argument over dog walking in the area.

Both shoved/struck each other during the argument. Both were cited for harassment, troopers said.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two crashes probed on Monroe County roadways.

A two vehicle crash occurred about 2:27 p.m. on April 29 along SR209 in Chestnuthill Township. Troopers said Ethel B. Smale, 87, of Bangor, and Dorothy M. Hippler, 56, of Scotrun, were both northbound when the front of Smale's 1999 Honda Accord struck the rear of Hippler's 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police participate with police departments across the country recently with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the fourth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The purpose of the day is to provide a venue for persons who wanted to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs.

Pocono police said the response was overwhelming with positive feedback. Pocono police reported they collected over eight pounds of prescription drugs at the collection site.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a four vehicle, rear-end type crash about 4:41 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, along SR901 (Gordon Nagle Trail), in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said vehicles operated by Lisa A. Noll, 29, of Pottsville, Nissan Rouge; Stephanie A. Hunter, 35, of Schuylkill Haven, a Jeep Commander; and Nancy L. Prisch, 55, of Sinking Springs, Berks County, a Chevrolet Corsica, were all westbound and stopped in traffic.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a crash that occurred on Thursday, May 3, along Kings Highway (SR143), near Gun Club Road, in Lynn Township.