Thursday, April 24, 2014

Police Logs

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Rush Township Police have reported the following arrests.

On June 27 at 3 p.m. three juvenile males from Girardville were cited with underage drinking charges after consuming beer on State Game Lands property off of Taggertsville Road.

On June 27 at 9:56 p.m. Kevin W. Warmkessel, 21, of Nesquehoning was stopped and is facing drug charges after police found heroin and several items of drug paraphernalia inside his vehicle on Taggertsville Road.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

The Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville investigated a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Pine Grove Township that occurred Monday, July 5.

Both vehicles were traveling southbound when Christine Kauffman, of Williamstown, failed to see the backlog of vehicles stopped from an earlier fatal crash and struck the rear end of the vehicle driven by John L. Sherwood, of Roscoe, NY.

The two vehicles came to final rest on the western beam of the highway, facing a southbound direction.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

State police at Frackville are investigating a criminal mischief incident that occurred in New Ringgold, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Evelyn Geiger, of 216 Railroad St., observed two white males removing pieces of her cement wall and throwing them onto the roadway. The incident occurred about 3:45 a.m. on Friday, July 2.

Troopers said arrests are pending.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating an attempting to lure a child and indecent exposure incident that was reported by two juveniles on Tuesday, June 29.

Police said about 1:05 p.m. a 15-year-old female, and her 14-year-old brother, both from the Pocono Pines area, were walking along SR940 in the area of the Tobyhanna Elementary Center when a maroon in color sports utility vehicle (SUV) pulled up from behind and stopped the girl.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

A Lycoming County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Erin Noel Imundo, 29, of Williamsport, was stopped about 2:28 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, at SR940 and SR115, in Blakeslee for a faulty registration light. She was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. She was then transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a blood test.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The North Central Pa. Regional Sobriety Checkpoint DUI Taskforce and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program has released the following statistics from a recent Sobriety Checkpoint held in Schuylkill County.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of public drunkenness.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Tuesday, June 29, about 6:59 p.m. officers were dispatched to 5273 Knoll Terrace, A Pocono Country Place, for a reported domestic incident. On scene officers found Robert W. Weiss, of that address, intoxicated. He became disorderly and was placed under arrest. He was lodged in the county prison in Snydersville, police said.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Summit Hill police have been busy handling a variety of matters.

At 1:32 a.m. July 1, a vehicle driven by Ricky Hanes, 46, of 222 N. Walnut St., Summit Hill, was driving up Chestnut Street, turning off Route 902. As he came around the bend, he lost control of his vehicle and hit a parked vehicle, which was propelled into another parked vehicle on Lehigh Street. Hanes was charged with careless driving.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

A Palmerton motorcyclist was injured in a crash about 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, along Forest Inn Road, near Snyders Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said Santos A. Alvadaro, 23, was driving a Honda F41 at a high rate of speed when he lost control. The bike slid off the road and crashed into a tree along the right berm. Alvadaro was injured and taken to the Palmerton Hospital.

Troopers cited Alvadaro for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

A Tamaqua man has been cited after officers observed him fighting with another person Wednesday night.

Tamaqua Officer Karl Harig was returning to the station after a routine patrol when he heard the sound of running feet behind him. He turned and observed two males running from east to west, entering the Rottet Motors parking lot. One of the males then knocked the other to the ground, punched and kicked him.

The aggressor was identified as Joseph Brian Franz, of 414 W. Broad St. Franz was charged with disorderly conduct.