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Police Logs

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Two area women were recently cited after they were found to be trespassing in Summit Hill.

According to borough police, on May 31, at 6 a.m., officers received a report of two lost females on the Lehigh Anthracite property in Summit Hill. The two, later identified as Chelsea Kennedy, 19, of 630 E. Front St., Lansford; and Andrea Rodgers, 19, of 143 W. Miner St., Coaldale, were observed coming out of the property. They were both charged with trespassing.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A Carbon County driver was involved in a two-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County in which she will be cited.

Shenandoah police said the accident occurred along the Gold Star Highway (SR924), about 9:15 p.m. on Monday, June 18. Police said Linda Tomtishen, 60, of Summit Hill, was driving a 2007 Kia Rio southbound when she decided to make a U-turn. In doing so her vehicle struck a 2005 Pontiac Sunfire driven by Cara Yuskoski, 23, of Shenandoah Heights, who was also southbound.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Hector Enchautegui Jr., 32, of 3512 Limestone Drive, Whitehall, was picked up on a warrant in Bethlehem on June 10 at 7 p.m. Enchautegui Jr. faces charges from an incident which took place in Lansford on Dec. 17, 2010 at 11:49 p.m. Charges of identity theft, false identification to law enforcement, false reports to law enforcement, drivers required to be licensed, driving under suspension, registration and certificate of title required, and violations concerning licenses were filed by Officer Jason Helmer. Enchautegui Jr.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man was cited in Lehighton earlier this week.

Borough police said Vincent A. Citro, 26, of 32 W. Fourth St., was cited for public drunkenness.

The incident occurred in the vicinity of the 100 block of S. East Alley on Sunday, June 17, about 2:34 a.m.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rivera

Lansford Police took into custody a wanted person on June 8. Edward Rivera, 27, of 821 E. Ridge St., Lansford, was taken into custody following an incident which took place at the East End Playground. A record check found he was wanted on a probation violation stemming from an incident which took place in Philadelphia. He was transported to Carbon County Prison awaiting transfer to Philadelphia.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A vehicle stop by members of the Pocono Mountain Regional police led to the arrest of a passenger on drug counts.

Police said about 12:37 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, a patrol unit was behind at Ford Mustang traveling along SR196 in Tobyhanna, Coolbaugh Township, when officers observed the passenger discard three handfuls of white paper napkins onto the road. A traffic stop was made.

The driver was identified as Anthony Sanchez, 18, and his passenger, Brandon Morales, 18, both of Tobyhanna.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A speed stop by officers of the Pocono Mountain Regional police led to the arrest of a wanted person.

Officers stopped a Dodge pickup truck about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, along Long Pond Road for going 60.9 miles-per-hour in a 40 zone. The driver was identified as Michael P. Kudelin, 53, of Marshalls Creek.

A routine check revealed Kudelin had an active warrant for his arrest issued out of Old Bridge, N.J. Kudelin was taken into custody and lodged in the county prison in Snydersville pending extradition to New Jersey.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summit Hill police handled five incidents involving juveniles recently.

The first incident occurred on April 13, at 10:15 p.m. Police received a report of a female trespassing on Lehigh Anthracite property. They found a 15-year-old female from Summit Hill to be the person in question. She was charged with trespassing.

On April 19, around 7:33 p.m. Police received a report of a boy urinating in Ludlow Park. It was found that the boy was an 11-year-old from Summit Hill. He was charged with disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A New Jersey man has been arrested by Mahoning Township police and charged with stealing four laptops from Wal-mart.

Robert Hann, 24, of Phillipsburg, was arraigned before District Judge Edward M. Lewis on charges of retail theft, receiving stolen property, and criminal conspiracy, retail theft.

He was committed to the Carbon County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000, 10 percent bail.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Jamie Sabater, 24, of 316 Fulton Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey, faces charges from an incident which took place on June 13 at 41 W. Ridge St., Lansford at 4:21 p.m. A charge of receiving stolen property was filed by Officer Jason Helmer. He was arraigned before District Judge Homanko of Weatherly and committed to prison.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, Helmer was in his patrol car, traveling east on West Ridge Street when he saw two Hispanic men get out of a silver Mercedes-Benz with a New Jersey license plate, parked in front of 41 W. Ridge.