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Police Logs

Friday, July 1, 2011

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said they were summoned at 2:15 p.m. June 28 to a home in Indian Mountain Lakes, Albrightsville, Penn Forest Township, after it was discovered a 4-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy were left home unattended.

Police termed the case "endangering the welfare of children" and said the children left their residence together after being left alone and walked to Twin Lake in the development.

Friday, July 1, 2011

David D. Herring of Mountain Top, was arrested by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks on a charge of disorderly conduct after an incident on Interstate 80 in Tobyhanna Township on June 30 at 8:19 p.m.

Police said the accused was cited for displaying a handgun during a road rage incident in a work area of the interstate. Police said a victim, who was frightened after the man displayed the gun, waved to a passing motorist to notify him of the incident, after which time the trooper stopped Herring.

Friday, July 1, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating an attempted burglary, theft and criminal mischief incidents.

The attempted break-in occurred at the residence of Dora Pontecorvo, 67, of 1103 Ryenolds Rd., Indian Mountain Lakes, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said while the victim was sleeping someone attempted to gain entery to the home through a window but an alarm was activated.

Friday, July 1, 2011

The theft of about 60 feet of copper pipe from a business in Brodheadsville is being investigated by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The incident happened between 6:30 p.m. June 29 and 9:45 a.m. June 30 at the Poshe Salon, Rt. 209.

Police said someone burglarized the business by kicking open a wooden door leading to the basement of the business and proceeded to take the copper before fleeing the scene.

Friday, July 1, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a large quantity of valuable electrical cables from a site in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said a trailer owned by Harlan Electrical Construction Company, of Tremont, was entered while parked at 297 SR209, in Tremont Township. Entry was gained by breaking the lock.

Removed was 35 to 50-foot electrical ground cables valued at $35,000. The cables were located on the left and right shelves of the trailer.

The incident occurred sometime between 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, and 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Travis Thorpe of East Stroudsburg was arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police after a traffic stop on June 25 along Rt. 611 in Mt. Pocono.

He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said he was stopped for a Vehicle Code violation, after which time police detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle. A subsequent search revealed the paraphernalia.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

A Monroe County man was cited for simple assault following a domestic incident.

State police at Fern Ridge said Bradley S. Boyington, 26, of 504 Park Drive, Effrot, Chestnuthill Township, was cited for an incident that occurred about 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, at his residence.

He is accused of assautling a 27-year-old female, not identified by troopers, at the residence.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

A driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 4:40 p.m. on Monday, June 27, along Forest Inn Road in Towamensing Township.

State police at Lehighton said Shawn M Bognar, 17, of Palmerton, was driving a 2008 Kia Spectra eastbound when the vehicle left the road while Bognar was negotiating a curve. The Kia crashed into a utility pole on the right side berm.

Bognar and passengers Brenda Bognar, 44, and Angela Bognar, 3, were injured, troopers said, but did not require immediate medical attention. The vehicle had to be towed from the scene.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary at a Carbon County school.

Troopers said the Educare School, located along Bridge Street in Weissport, was entered by forcing open a locked window. Once inside the criminals took two laptop computers – a Gateway 17-inch and a EMachines 14.1 inch. The incident was reported at noon on Monday, June 20.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on two arrests for harassment made by troopers in separate incidents.

On Friday, June 24, about 8:45 p.m. troopers were dispatched to Lot 19, Dueblers Trailer Park, Polk Township, Monroe County, for an incident. Troopers said Leonard Sawyer, 44, of Gilbert, was cited. Troopers said during an argument Sawyer struck an 11-year-old girl in the head with a lamp causing a minor injury. He also allegedly stomped on the wrist of a 34-year-old female causing a minor injury. The adult female was not identified by troopers.