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Police Logs

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary and a theft incident in recent days.

The break-in occurred at the residence of Sandra Jean Hernandez, 46, of 5-37 Rocky Mountain Drive, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Entry was gained by breaking a kitchen window. Removed from the home was a 42-inch flat screen television, an Xbox, a radio, jewelry and about $945 in cash.

The entry occurred sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Monday, February 13, 2012

A snow-covered road was blamed for a crash in Schuylkill County which resulted in a vehicle crashing into a home. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 5:36 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, along Sweet Arrow Lake Road, in Pine Grove Township.

Monday, February 13, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver sustained serious injuries early today in a two-vehicle crash. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 5:32 a.m. along SR901 east of Deep Creek Road, in Barry Township.

Troopers said William R. Wagner, 37, of Hegins, was driving a 1995 Ford Ranger pickup truck eastbound when it traveled off the right side of the road. While attempting to get back otno the road Wagner lost control of the truck.

Monday, February 13, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge reported a Monroe County man was cited for harassment following an incident that occurred about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 908 Toll Road, in Chestnuthill Township.

Troopers said Joseph B. Shevlin, 40, of Effort, was cited for allegedly grabbing a 40-year-old female at that address by the arm during a verbal altercation.

Monday, February 13, 2012

A Carbon County resident is facing a charge of theft by unlawful taking following an incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville alleges that Tery Overpeck, 54, of the 1200 block of Germans Rd., in Lehighton, stopped at the Bandit Truck Stop, 2277 Golden Key Road, in Weisenberg Township, about 2:58 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2011, and knowingly gave an invalid credit card to fill his vehicle with fuel.

Monday, February 13, 2012

A vehicle sustained damage when it was struck by rocks thrown at it in Schuylkill County Friday evening.

A 2011 Freightliner Cascadia owned by National Freight Inc., of Vineland, N.J., was traveling south on SR0061 south of Coal Mountain Road in West Brunswick Twp. at around 7:35 p.m. when it was struck by two rocks that damaged both the truck cab and the Great Dane 53-inch trailer that it was pulling.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Jim Thorpe police are investigating two reported incidents of indecent exposure that occurred recently in the borough.

Monday, February 13, 2012

A teen was arrested for having a weapon on school property. State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred in a parking lot at the Pleasant Valley High School along SR209 in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. The incident occurred about 4 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, troopers said.

Troopers said James Michael Miller III, 18, no address given, was found to have in his possession a nine-folding pocket kinfe in his right front pocket. The black handle of the knife was partially exposed and visible to the eye.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Rush Township police are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in the McDonald's parking lot in Hometown.

The incident reportedly took place at 2:15 p.m. on Feb. 8.

The victim is Ruth Kester of Tamaqua and the striking vehicle is described as a black van.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-4242.

Friday, February 10, 2012

A vehicle stop by Pocono Mountain Regional police has led to charges of driving under the influence (DUI) and drug-related offenses.

Police said a vehicle was stopped about 11:58 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, along SR196 in Coolbaugh Township. The driver was identified as Thomas Weisbrod, 19, of Reeders. Also in the vehicle were two juvenile males.

When police asked if there was anything illegal in the car one of the juveniles produced a marijuana pipe.

A search of the vehicle was conducted and found was a plastic zip lock baggy containing a small amount of marijuana.