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Police Logs

Friday, September 21, 2012

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI), and other counts following an incident that occurred about 2:22 p.m. on Sept. 10 along SR100 at the Trexlertown bypass in Lower Macungie Township.

State police at Fogelsville said Craig A. Turton, 56, of Slatington, was stopped on 100 at Spring Creek Road, in a 2012 Ford E450 van when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2008 Mazda driven by Kimberly J. Bobenich, 45, of Macungie.

Friday, September 21, 2012

State police at Fogelsville reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers, one involving an area driver.

Troopers said a crash occurred about 1:38 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, along Interstate 78, at SR100, in Upper Macungie Township. Nicholas E. Fullington, 24, of Lehighton, and Javier J. Vinasco, 50, of Allentown, were both eastbound on the ramp from I-78 to SR100 south. Vinasco stopped at a traffic signal at the end of the ramp.

Friday, September 21, 2012

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a incident that occurred about 10:12 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, along SR100, at Wendy Road, in Lowhill Township.

State police at Fogelsville said Thomas John Zubey, 51, of New Tripoli, was stopped for multiple traffic violations. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said. Charges are pending.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 6:28 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the intersection of state routes 611 and 423, in Tobyhanna, Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Emily Moran, 29, of Archbald, Lackawanna County, was southbound on 611 in a Honda Civic while Terrence Brown, 44, of Tobyhanna, was northbound in a Ford E250 van.

At the intersection Brown turned left into Moran's path, police said, causing the vehicles to collide.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a bicycle in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said a 13-year-old male from 121 Arnto St., New Castle Township, reported his SE Wildman bike removed from his front porch sometime between midnight and 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

The bike has blue handle bars and blue tires. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

A Monroe County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

JNS Enterprises, trading as Jonny's Bar N Grill, Box 184, Hamilton Township, was cited for an incident on Aug. 15. The board stated the licensed premises was not a bona fide hotel in that bedrooms maintained for the accommodation of guests were insufficient in number and/or inadequately equipped.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

State police troopers at Frackville responded to 167 Roosevelt Road, in Morea, Mahanoy Township, about 3:05 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, to a report of a neighbors' dispute.

On scene troopers said they learned that John Brinsko, 49, had allegedly harassed Ryan Coxe, 28, during an argument.

Troopers said the investigation is continuing and Brinsko is facing a charge of harassment.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

A Berks County driver was cited for driving under the influence (DUI) in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Garrido-Betancourth, 23, of Reading, was stopped about 12:13 a.m. on Sept. 2 along SR183 at Reedsville Road, in Wayne Township for erratic driving. He was found to be under the influence and placed under arrest for DUI.

The charge is pending, troopers said.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a crash that occurred about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, along SR1006 (Burma Road), in Ryan Township.

State police at Frackville said Adam Ould, 21, of Pottsville, operating a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee, was southbound just past the Mountain Valley Golf Course, when his vehicle left the road and struck a tree. It was raining at the time, troopers noted.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence in which a large amount of cash was taken.

Troopers said the break-in occurred at the home of Sally Rebecca Miller, 59, of Market Street, Auburn. Unknown criminals entered the home through an unlocked door.

They went upstairs and removed a locked Sentry lockbox which contained $22,000 in cash. The entry occurred sometime between Aug. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 19.

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