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Police Logs

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Summit Hill woman has been charged with contraband-bringing controlled substances into the county prison in Nesquehoning.

On April 17 Officer Brian White of the borough police was called to the county jail. An inmate at the prison, Judith Karin Sabol, 33, of 113 S. Oak St., was found to have illegal substances in her possession. White was told Sabol had the illegal substances mixed in with her other medication. It was learned the pills found in her posssession was a generic brand for xanax.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Charges are pending against a 17-year-old Kunkletown male who was found to be under the influence of marijuana.

According to state police at Lehighton, on June 21, at 10:25 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop for a violation of traffic laws several times as it drove along SR209 in Lehighton, near Dunbar's Bottling. At the time officers determined that the driver was under the influence of marijuana and taken for a blood test at Blue Mountain Health System, Gnaden Huetten campus.

Charges are pending the blood test results.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, along Weir Lake Road, near Annies Lane, in Ross Township.

State police at Lehighton said Nicholas J. Tilwick, 25, of Saylorsburg, was driving a Subaru Impreza northbound when he lost control. The vehicle traveled off the road and struck a white fence.

Troopers said Tilwick was found to be under the influence. He failed field sobriety tests, troopers said, and was placed under arrest.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one vehicle crash that occurred about 9:57 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, along Mountain Road, near Spruce Drive, in Pine Grove Township.

Monday, June 25, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an assault incident that occurred in the Schuylkill County borough of Port Carbon.

Troopers said about 2:28 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, Casey Newhard, 22, of Port Carbon, pulled into an alley to the rear of 34 S. Coal St. She parked next to her neighbor's pcikup truck. As she was exiting her vehicle an unknown male, who was crouched behind the pickup, made verbal contact with her.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A Berks County motorcyclist was injured in an incident in Schuylkill County. State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, along Mountain Road in Blythe Township.

Troopers said Jay R. Bossler, 52, of Fleetwood, was operating a 1999 Buell X1 Lightning bike southbound approaching the intersection with Tumbling Run Road. As Bossler made a lett hand turn another driver, who was stopped on Mountain Road facing north, waiting to turn onto Tumbling Run Road, cut in front of Bossler.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A 16-year-old Lehighton male was cited for a violation of a Lehighton borough ordinance, which states that it is unlawful to roller skate or skateboard or ride upon or propel any coaster or toy vehicle upon any street except to cross the roadway.

The boy was found skateboarding in the middle of the street in the travel portion of S. Seventh St. on June 19, at 3:45 p.m.

He had previously been warned and advised of the ordinance on June 9.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Two drivers are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges following incidents in Nesquehoning.

On March 31, at about 4:01 p.m., Officer Thomas Kurtz was dispatched to the 3 Points gas staion for an intoxicated male. On scene the suspect was identified as John R. Heine, 47, of 72 Center Rd., Lehighton. He was found to be under the influence and admitted to police he had driven to the station in his van.

Heine failed field sobriety tests and was then transported to St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, for a blood test. The test result was .26BAC.

Monday, June 25, 2012

A driver suffered minor injuries following a two-vehicle accident in Franklin Township.

According to state police at Lehighton, on June 20, at 10:14 p.m., along SR209 a 1999 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Tyler G. Shaeffer, of Jim Thorpe, was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Interchange Road and Harrity Road, waiting to make a turn. When the light turned green he made a left turn into the oncoming path of a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, driven by Brian S. Shandra of Lehighton. Shandra suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Two Kresgeville men were cited after they were involved in an incident on June 20, at 6:10 p.m.

According to state police of Lehighton, Anthony Pellegrino and Joseph Pellegrino were both cited for harassment after they caused a disturbance at 270 Koch Road, Kresgeville.