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Police Logs

Friday, August 5, 2011

Tamaqua police spent a considerable amount of time in the past week dealing with Shiane Follweiler, 18, who uses multiple addresses.

On July 24 officers were dispatched to 322 W. Broad St. and 295 High St., for reports of an unwanted person.

In both cases the unwanted person was Follweiler. Later that day officers were re-dispatched to 322 W. Broad, this time for a reported theft.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks released their statistical report of activities for the month of July.

In the criminal division there were 181 offenses reported, 178 founded, 125 cleared and 103 arrests made. In the traffic division there were 56 crashes investigated, with three fatalities, 11 hit and runs, 26 injured, eight drunk driving arrests, two DUI-related crashes, one DUI-related fatality, 200 citations issued and 67 written warnings.

There were 628 incidents for the month.

Friday, August 5, 2011

A Luzerne County man was found dead in his vehicle following an incident at an industrial park in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville identified the man as Joseph S. Kelly, 35, of Forty Fort.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Three Schuylkill County businesses have been cited by the Allentown enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

BJC 237 Inc., trading as Paul Revere's Patriot Tavern, 149-151 Second St., Coaldale, was cited for used, or permitted to be used on the inside of the licensed premises, a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment, or the advertisement thereof, could be heard outside. The alleged violation occurred on April 2.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Tamaqua police are investigating the unauthorized use of a bank debit card. The card was issued to Randy Schock of 436 Hazle St.

The incident was reported on July 31 after Schock discovered $75 worth of merchandise had been billed to his account for merchandise from a website.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-6100.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two theft incidents at two Schuylkill County locations.

Troopers said unknown persons entered a PPL substation located along SR443, across from Felty's International, in Pine Grove Township, by cutting a small hole in a fence on the west side of the facility.

Once inside the criminals removed about 60 feet of 4/0 ground wire. The incident occurred sometime between July 22 and Aug. 1, troopers said. No value was listed for the stolen wire.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of SR61 and Municipal Road, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, about 3:08 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Troopers said Joseph P. Yost, 61, of Pottsville, was pulling out from Municipal Road to turn left on southbound 61 and pulled into the path of a vehicle operated by Donald B. Mairose, 55, of Schuylkill Haven.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks reported on the following arrests made and incidents probed by troopers recently.

Troopers said a 13-year-old male from Jim Thorpe was cited for open lewdness for an incident that occurred about 3:52 p.m. on June 18 at the Penn Forest Streams Association building in Penn Forest Township.

Troopers said the teen defecated near the front steps of the building and then fled on his bicycle.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Agents out of the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board conduct age compliance checks at licensed establishments in various locations in Carbon County. The checks were made on Thursday, Aug. 4, between 6 and 8 p.m.

Compliance checks consist of using supervised underage buyers in an attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Five licensed establishments were checked and two were found to be non-compliant meaning they served the underage buyer alcoholic beverages.

Friday, August 5, 2011

An arson fire destroyed a log loader in an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred in a remote wooded area along a utility pole line off Catawissa Road, in Schuylkill Township, west of Tamaqua.

According to troopers a 1999 Prentice 310 log loader/de-limber located on a tract of land being timbered by Aungst Brothers, of Pine Grove, was set on fire destroying the machine and a quantity of logs that were ready for shipment. Several timbered logs were also stolen from the scene prior to the fire, troopers said.