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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Coaldale police have arrested a New York man on drug charges, and the borough woman at whose apartment he was found on parole violation charges.

Marcel Mamouzette, 46, of 135 Ingraham Rd., Hempstead, was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

According to an affidavit of probable cause filed with District Judge Stephen Bayer of Tamaqua by Police Chief Tim Delaney, here's what happened:

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Monroe County Crime Stoppers is seeking the public's assistance in an investigation.

State police at Fern Ridge reported that on Monday, June 28, 2010, troopers investigated a theft that occurred at the Radio Shack store, SR209, Brodheadsville, in the West End Plaza. A white male entered the store and walked out with a motion sensor when the store employees were not looking. The man removed the sensor from the original location in the store and placed it on a shelf near the entry/exit door.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

A Pike County man is facing criminal charges in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they received a complaint of access device fraud from the Kmart store in Mt. Pocono.

Through an investigation police determined the suspect was Joshua Huether, 20, of Greentown.

Police obtained an arrest warrant for Huether and served it on him at his place of employment in Pocono Pines on Monday, March 14. He was arraigned before District Judge Anthony D. Fluegel, of Tobyhanna, and released on $2,500 unsecured bail on a charge of access device fraud.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Nikki Bertollette, 20, of White Haven, is facing driving under the influence (DUI), possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, underage drinking, and numerous traffic violations after being stopped by Rush Township police in the area of Plaza Drive and Tide Road on March 13 at 6:11a.m.

Bertollette was taken back to the police station for a breath test. The test results were a .054 percent.

In addition, Ashley Valenia, 22, of Freeland, is facing a charge of furnishing liquor or brewed beverages to minors, police said.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Lehighton police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

Police said Richard Hartranft, 45, of Lehighton, was cited for public drunkenness and a violation of the borough code prohibiting the consumption of alcohol in public. The incident occurred on Sunday, March 13, about 7:55 p.m. in the vicinity of the 500 block of N. First St., police said.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a vandalism incident at a Schuylkill County church.

Troopers said unknown persons pushed over a marble tombstone on the property of Manbeck's Evangelical Congregational Church, in Washington Township. The tombstone, valued at $3,000, sustained damages, troopers added.

The incident occurred sometime between March 9-11.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a traffic stop.

State police at Frackville said Joshua McCormick, 29, of Ashland, was stopped about 2:10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, in the 100 block of N. White St., Shenandoah, for traffic violations.

He was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. He will be charged with DUI, troopers said.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on three crashes investigated by troopers, including a hit and run, on Schuylkill County roadways.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 4:10 a.m. on Monday, March 14, along Old Stage Road in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Son K. Ripoli, 49, of Albrightsville, was driving a 2010 Hyundai Elantra southbound when the vehicle crossed the northbound lane and went onto the berm where it struck a mailbox and then a tree stump.

Ripoli sustained a minor injury but did not require immediate medical attention, troopers said.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Two persons were charged as a result of a domestic dispute.

State police at Frackville said troopers were called to 7 W. Ogden St., Girardville, on Friday, March 11, about 10:50 a.m. for a reported domestic dispute between girlfriend and boyfriend.

As a result of an investigation troopers said Anita C. Bakerofskie, 43, and Richard Scott Carver, 39, who resides at that address and also lists an address in Colonial Beach, Va., were cited for harassment.

Troopers said the two engaged in an argument that resulted in both assaulting each other.