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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

The theft of two hanging flower baskets from a Schuylkill County site is being investigated.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the theft occurred at a flower tent located along SR61, next to the Manheim Diner, in North Manheim Township.

Sometime between 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 15, the baskets, which were hanging outside the tent, were stolen. The value of the two baskets was set at $59.98.

The tent is owned by Flower Tent USA, Wyoming, Luzerne County.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investeigating a three-vehicle crash about 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, along SR61 at the entrance to the Cressona Mall in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Priscilla R. Mowery, 43, of Pine Grove, was northbound and stopped to make a left turn into the mall. Michael S. Eisenhart, 32, of Stevensville, Md., was southbound in the right lane and Denise Rokosky, 51, of Marlin, Schuylkill County, was stopped at the mall exit road waiting to turn onto 61.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Two Monroe County burglaries are being investigated by troopers at the Lehighton barracks.

One occurred at 1699 Mountain Road, Ross Township, at a residence owned by Lorraine Mary Howey, 60, of Saylorsburg. Police said entrance to the residence was made by cutting a window screen and proceeding through the unlocked window. Removed was jewelry from the upstairs bedroom. Thsi burglary occurred on June 2 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

A Schuylkill County couple were both cited for harassment.

State police at Frackville said Maureen Reppy and George Reppy are separated. On Sunday, May 22, about 8:15 p.m. she went to her former residence at 24 Hughes St., New Ringgold, to remove items belonging to her. While at that location an argument occurred between the two.

When troopers arrived George Reppy alleged that Maureen Reppy struck him in the head and kicked him. She alleged that he refused to let her enter her vehicle and leave the property.

Both will be cited, troopers said.

Monday, June 6, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a burglary, theft and criminal mischief incidents.

The break-in occurred at the home of Alice Albert, 54, of Effort Neola Rd., at SR115, in Effort, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Unknown persons entered the home through an unlocked rear window. Once inside they went through the house but apparently did not take anything. The incident occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and noon on Saturday, May 14.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Jim Thorpe police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

On April 4 at 9:47 p.m., police were dispatched to the Harry Packer Mansion for a report of a female loitering and prowling around the premises. Upon arrival officers received a description of the female and later found her in the downtown area.

Monday, June 6, 2011

State police at Lehighton said five juveniles, ages 11 to 15, are facing multiple charges including burglary for incidents that occurred on Sunday, May 15, along Leprechaun Lane and White Oak Drive, in Kresgeville, Polk Township, Monroe County.

Monday, June 6, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 5:05 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, along SR125 at Ferg Street in Tremont.

Troopers said Matthew G. Fidler, 19, of Pine Grove, was operating a 1992 Ford F150 pickup truck northbound and entering Tremont while George E. Smith, 77, of Branchdale, was operating a 2005 Dodge Neon southbound.

Troopers said Fidler failed to see Smith and attempted to make a left turn onto Ferg Street and pulled into Smith's path and a collision occurred.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Summit Hill police reported the follow arrests.

Edward Miller, 34, was charged with disorderly conduct at 12:45 p.m. April 19. Police reported that they were dispatched for a domestic disturbance at 120 W. Fell St. While at the scene Miller continued to act in a tumulous and dangerous manner and threatened police.

Police charged Francis Celentano, 18, of 227 E. Hazard Ave., with disorderly conduct. Police said they received a report of a fight at the high school where Celentano was involved.

Monday, June 6, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers.

About 2:40 p.m. on May 25 a two vehicle crash occurred along Fireline Road, near Craig St., in Bowmanstown, Carbon County, involving a motorcycle.