Saturday, November 28, 2015

Police Logs

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Monday, Sept. 26, following a gun-pointing incident at his home.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at 20 Hidden Acres Drive, in Washington Township, about 7:45 p.m. Troopers said Donald Wilcynski, 64, and Michele Wilczynski, 49, entered into a "mild" argument at their home. He then went into the bedroom of the home and retrieved a 9mm pistol. He then held it in his hand while threatening to do bodily harm to his wife.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A Lehigh County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a crash involving a Schuylkill County driver that occurred about 4:10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, along SR309 in Lynn Township.

State police at Fogelsville said David Eric Glaser, 40, of New Tripoli, was southbound and driving too fast for conditions and lost control of his vehicle. The car spun around and entered the oncoming lane of travel where it struck a vehicle driven northbound by a 38-year-old female from New Ringgold. No one was injured.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Tamaqua police have filed charges in a May incident involving an alleged drug overdose.

Officers were dispatched to 322 Clarke St. on May 13 to assist medical personnel with a possible overdose. The victim was found in an upstairs room and identified as Jamie Lynn Fritzinger, 31. Two syringes and a bent spoon were also found with Fritzinger.

Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia were filed this week with District Judge Stephen Bayer.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A large amount of jewelry was reported stolen from a Carbon County home. It was one of two theft incidents reported by state police at Fern Ridge.

Troopers said Derryck Griffith, 47, of 245 Brittany Drive, Valley View Estates, in Penn Forest Township, returned home about 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22, and saw an individual in the kitchen area. The intruder fled the home with a black garbage bag which contained about $12,000 worth of jewelry and watches.

Monday, September 26, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of a large quantity of copper cable from a mining operation in Schuylkill County.

The theft occurred at the Reading Anthracite mining operation off SR4002 near the village of Heckscherville in Cass Township. The theft occurred sometime between 2 and 6 a.m. on Sept. 22.

According to troopers unknown criminals cut a lock off a storage shed containing a high voltage power suppy for an electrical mining shovel. They then opened the door and shut off the power supply to the shovel at the circuit breaker.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A Monroe County driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Carbon County that occurred about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, along Interstate 80 in Kidder Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Pichate Leeyawanich, 71, of Pocono Lake, was on the on-ramp to the interstate when his 2011 Nissan Rogue went onto the berm and struck the concrete base to the guard rail.

He was taken by Lake Harmony ambulance to the Geisinger Wyoming Medical Center, Plains Township, for treatment of unknown type injuries, troopers said. He was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Monday, September 26, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following theft incidents at Schuylkill County locations.

Two vehicles that were parked on a lot at the Blue Mountain High School in North Manheim Township, were broken into while the owners were attending a football game at the nearby football stadium.

Monday, September 26, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes that occurred on Schuylkill County roadways over the past weekend, one a hit and run.

A two vehicle crash occurred about 9:34 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, along SR61, near SR183, in North Manheim Township. Troopers said John W. Frie Jr., 54, of Saint Clair, was beginning to move after a traffic light turned green to go northbound when his 2008 Chevrolet Equinox was struck in the rear by a 1999 Ford Escort driven by Mark A. Wise, 40, of Cressona.

Monday, September 26, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed over the weekend for assaulting his girlfriend. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred about 11:08 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 5 May Ann Hills, in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said Daniel L. Casey Jr., 25, of Schuylkill Haven, arrived at the residence and broke through the front door. He then proceeded to strike and kick the 30-year-old female, who troopers declined to identify. The female suffered multiple lacerations and contusions as well as a fractured nose, troopers said.

Monday, September 26, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two arrests made by troopers.

Troopers said on Sunday, Sept. 25, about 12:01 a.m. at 51 Shawnee Trail, Indian Mountain Lakes, Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, Ashley Montanez, of that addrses, was allegedly slapped in the face by Andre E. Clarke, of Staten Island, N.Y., during an argument. Clarke left the scene prior to the arrival of troopers. A citation for harassment will be filed against him, troopers said.