Friday, September 4, 2015

Police Logs

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Rush Township police are investigating the theft of a purse from the Walmart Shopping Center on July 31.

Reportedly, a Tamaqua woman left her purse in a shopping cart in the parking lot. When she returned a few minutes later the purse was gone.

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

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating an aggravated assault incident that occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Amy Dembinsky, 34, of Girardville, reported she was walking in a wooded area south of the 200 block of E. Main St., in Girardville, when an unknown male assaulted her.

Dembinsky suffered injuries and was transported to an area hospital, troopers said.

Troopers ask anyone with information concerning this incident to call them at (570) 874-5300.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

The home of Katherine Mercer, 45, of Main Blvd., Sheppton, East Union Township, was entered sometime overnight of Sunday, July 31, and Monday. The criminals broke a window to the rear of the home to gain entry.

Removed from the home was a television, bedroom set and a gas grill.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed in Carbon County following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said about 5:37 a.m. on July 29 officers were dispatched to the area of West Broadway for a suspicious male attempting to enter several homes. Upon arrival officers could not locate the male.

At 10:22 a.m. officers were called to the train station for a report of a male matching the description of the one who was sought earlier in the West Broadway incident.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Tamaqua police are investigating a reported burglary that took place sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 5:40 p.m. on July 31.

Luis Orlando Sotomayer, 54, and Charlotte Miller, 48, both of 238 E. Broad St., told officers they discovered the robbery when they returned home that evening.

Items listed missing include jewelry and narcotics.

Entry may have been made through a previously broken laundry room window.

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

Thursday, August 4, 2011

An elderly driver was cited following a one vehicle crash in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Walter S. Neiswender, 72, of Coal Township, Northumberland County, was driving a 1988 Chevrolet van southbound on Valley Road, in Cass Township, about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, when it went onto the berm.

The van sturck a utility pole and several large rocks in front of 1138 Valley Road. The van came to rest along the berm.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two vehicle crash about 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, along SR61 at the entrance to Fessler's Transportation Service, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 2:03 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1, along SR534 in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County.

Troopers said Brandon M. Anders, 28, of Kunkletown, was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer westbound when, for unknown reasons, lost control of the vehicle.

The vehicle crossed over the center lines and impacted with the guide rail along the south berm.

Anders and passengers Thelora Weaver, 22, and Bradlee Steinruck, both of Jim Thorpe, and Melody Garrison, 30, of Effort, were all not injured.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

A Carbon County woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred about 5:51 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, along SR145 (Riverview Drive), in Lehigh Township, Northampton County.

The crash was near Walnutport.

Township police said the accident occurred when Jeremy Ambearly, 23, of Coplay, was driving a truck southbound and crossed over into the northbound lane.

His truck struck a Nissan Sentra drive-in by Ryan Sharkazy, 24, of Whitehall.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

The theft of two ladder jacks is being investigated by Tamaqua police.

Michael Hodge, 52, of 132 N. Greenwood St., reported the theft at 11:25 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1.

Hodge said the jacks had been hidden under his back porch, along with several small tools.

The items are actually owned by Joseph Hartranft of Newkirk, who left them at Hodge's home in the early spring.

The other tools remained undisturbed.

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