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Police Logs

Monday, September 27, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported on the following arrests made by troopers recently.

On Sept. 23 about 10 a.m. troopers responded to Valley Road East, in Polk Township, Monroe County, to a report of harassment. Troopers said Isaac Houston Purcell, 31, of Lehighton, and Matthew Pepe, 27, of Saylorsburg, allegedly threatened to do bodily harm to Dana Lee Moore, 29, of Kunkletown.

Both Purcell and Pepe were cited for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, September 27, 2010

A Montgomery County driver was killed in an early morning, one-vehicle crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the crash occurred about 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, along Kings Highway, south of Janes Lane, in Lower Milford Township.

Troopers said Aaron S. Keller, 27, of East Greenville, was driving a 1997 Acura Integra southbound when, for unknown reasons, the car exited the road to the right across from Janes Lane and struck a tree on the front passenger side. The car then rotated clockwise and struck a utility pole on the driver side door.

Monday, September 27, 2010

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on crashes probed by troopers along Schuylkill County roadways over the past weekend, including one that shutdown a busy road this morning.

Monday, September 27, 2010

Three Carbon County residents were cited for retail theft following an incident in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the incident occurred at the Walmart store at 1091 Millcreek Rd., in Lower Macungie Township, on Sept. 21 about 6 p.m.

Troopers said the three were observed removing clothing and tags from store racks. They then attempted to leave the store without paying for the merchandise.

The three were identified as Ann Conroy, 44, Holly Filer, 25, and a 15-year-old female, all from Lehighton. The trio were also charged with criminal conspiracy-theft.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Tamaqua Police are investigating the reported theft of a stainless steel sink, removed from a doorway at 224 W. Broad St. The sink was reported stolen at 4:50 p;m. on Wednesday by Steven Bennett, who is remodeling the property.

Anyone with information may contact police at 668-6100.

Friday, September 24, 2010

A 17-year-old Orwigsburg girl was cited for (leaving) roadways laned for traffic after a one-vehicle crash Sunday at 12:35 p.m. on Second Mountain Road in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said the girl was driving a 1995 Subaru Imprezza that went out of control while negotiating a left curve. The vehicle exited the east berm of the roadway, struck a tree and came to rest facing northeast.

The girl was not injured.

Friday, September 24, 2010

A Jonestown man sustained a minor injury in a motorcycle crash Thursday at 4:45 p.m. on East Colliery Avenue (Route 209) in Porter Township.

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said Brian K. Kreiser Jr., 23, was traveling north on a 2004 Yamaha R6 when for some unknown reason he jumped off the motorcycle, causing it to skid on its side and strike a parked vehicle that was unattended on the east berm.

Police said he was charged with careless driving.

Friday, September 24, 2010

A former Tamaqua man, with no current permanent address, has been lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after violating a protection from abuse order.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

State police will conduct a child safety seat installation on Friday at a Schuylkill County location.

The installation program will be held at the West End Fire Company at 700 W. Mahanoy St., Mahanoy City, beginning at 7 a.m. and continuing to 3 p.m.

The events are conducted in conjunction with the state Department of Transportation.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Gianpaolo Sarnelli, 18, of Albrightsville, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash Sunday at 1:10 a.m. on Township Route 473 in Penn Forest Township, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said he was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer east on Stoney Mountain Road (T.R. 473), about 443 feet west of Milton Way, when it crossed over into the westbound lane, slid off the roadway and rolled over.