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Police Logs

Monday, July 2, 2012

State police at Frackville reported invesetigating a crash along Interstate 81 in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, that occurred about 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 30.

Troopers said David R. Smith, 19, of Forest City, Susquehanna County, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Impala southbound when he attempted to enter the left lane to pass another vehicle. As he did he lost control of his car which left the road and struck an embankment along the east berm. After impact with the embankment, the car flipped over several times before coming to rest on its roof.

Monday, July 2, 2012

A harassment incident occurred Friday afternoon in Schuylkill County.

Schuylkill Haven State Police said the situation took place at around 5 p.m. at 404 Market Street, Boro. of Auburn, when Doris Eidem, 53, of Auburn, made physically threatening statements towards Jose Santiago, 35, of Reading.

One charge of harassment was filled against the actor with district court 21-3-03.

Monday, July 2, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two crashes on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash was reported at 1:16 p.m. on Friday, June 29, along the Gordon Nagle Trail (SR901), near the intersection with Mengle St., in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said Ralph O. Kunst, 60,of Lifle, Ill., was operating a 1999 Jeep Cherokee eastbound and slowing down to stop at the intersection for a vehicle turning left when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Angela A. Osborne, 18, of Minersville.

Monday, July 2, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the reported theft of medication.

Troopers said Deneen Shade, 48, of 121 W. Laurel St., Tremont, reported someone took prescribed oxycodone and ocycontin 15mg from her pill bottles located on a table in her home. The incident occurred sometime between 8:45 and 9:30 a.m. on June 28.

Monday, July 2, 2012

State Police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Schuylkill County Friday morning.

In the commission of this crime, the suspect, a black male, about 6-feet-2-inches, with scruffy facial hair believed to be in his late 20s, walked into the Halifax Bank at 920 E. Wiconisco Ave., Tower City Borough at around 10:10 a.m.

Friday, June 29, 2012

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

Jeffrey Hartpence, 49, of Slatington, showed up at the Palmerton hospital about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, after learning his wife had been arrested for drunk driving.

At the hospital Hartpence created a physically hazardous condition, was intoxicated and began yelling at troopers in the presence of hospital staff and emergency room patients.

He was placed under arrest and charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

Friday, June 29, 2012

A Lehighton woman has been charged with theft from vehicles.

Lehighton police said Pamela Bowman, 35, of 235 N. Third St., has been charged with theft from a motor vehicle and receiving stolen property. Police said on May 16 about 8:25 p.m. Bowman was observed entering several vehicles in the 200 block of S. First St. and, removing a pair of sunglasses and credit cards and identification cards.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Lehighton police reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made recently.

Police said Christopher Malick, 41, of 217 Honeysuckle Lane, Lehighton, has been charged with DUI, driving a vehicle at an (un) safe speed, and failing to yield to right-of-way when making a left turn.

The incident occurred about 1:20 a.m. on March 28 at the intersection of Bridge and E. Bridge sts. Given a test, the result was .14BAC.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 10:08 a.m. on Monday, June 25, along Bethel Road, in Pine Grove Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jay P. Bowen, 80, of Schuylkill Haven, was operating a 2003 Dodge Dakota truck southbound and rounding a curve when he lost control. The truck began to turn counter-clockwise and crossed the center line and traveled into the oncoming lane.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

State police at Frackville have obtained a criminal arrest warrant for a Schuylkill County man charging him with aggravated assault.

Troopers are seeking Gabriel Thomas, 29, of the village of Cumbola, Blythe Township.

According to troopers about 3 a.m. on Wednesday Thomas subjected his girlfriend, whose name was not released by police, to physical contact at their residence in Cumbola. He allegedly used a knife against her during the incident.

The female received numerous injuries, none life threatening, but refused medical treatment.