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Police Logs

Friday, December 24, 2010

Kevin M. Neilan, 24, of Bayone, N.J., sustained moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash Dec. 19 at 6:35 p.m. at the intersection of Rt. 115 and Astolat Road in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said he was transported to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg.

Police said he was driving a 2011 BMW south on Rt. 115 and was unable to stop in time after a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 entered its path. The latter vehicle was driven by Chester Zajac, 65, of Blakeslee. Neither he nor two female passengers were injured.

Friday, December 24, 2010

A New York, N.Y., man has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police for allegeding purchasing alcohol for minors earlier this month in Tobyhanna.

Pocono Mountain Regional Police reported the arrest of Manual Beras, 39, on charges of corruption of minors and furnishing alcohol to minors.

Friday, December 24, 2010

A criminal mischief incident in Carbon County is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said the matter was reported to have occurred between 3:30 p.m. Dec. 18 and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at 450 Church Road, Palmerton.

The victim is David Kunkle, 43, of Palmerton.

He told police someone used an unknown object to smash the window of his 2000 Dodge Caravan while it was parked at the scene.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional Police report David Kleiman, 20, of Tobyhanna, is facing several charges as a result of a traffic stop they made at 12:19 a.m. Dec. 12 along Rt. 196, near Seven Nations Drive, in Tobyhanna.

Police said Neiman was driving an Audi A4 that was stopped after police observed several Vehicle Code violations. It was later determined by police that the vehicle had a Pa. inspection sticker on it that did not belong to the Audi.

Friday, December 24, 2010

George Dyer, 20, and Simeon Silverstein, 22, both of Tobyhanna, have been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police on rape charges stemming from an incident at 3 a.m. Dec. 21 at the Pocono Country Place development in Tobyhanna.

They were arraigned on charges of rape and conspiracy to commit rape and were lodged in the Monroe County Correctional Facility, Snydersville, pending further court action.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Two vehicles were damaged but no one was hurt in a crash at 9:15 p.m. Dec. 23 on Old Route 209 in the Village of Newkirk, Schuylkill Township.

State police at the Frackville barracks said the accident happened when Dilian J. Zehner, 19, of Tamaqua, driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt south on the road, lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. The vehicle corssed over into the oncoming lane of travel as Christi Truskey, 19, of Tamaqua, was northbound in a 1998 Jeep Cherokee.

Friday, December 24, 2010

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said a driver was arrested and two persons were injured in a one-vehicle crash Nov. 23 at 3:55 p.m. on Interstate 80 in Tunkhannock Township. Details of the month-old accident report were released today.

Police said Stacy Wesley, 28, of Philadelphia, a passenger in the vehicle, sustained major injuries and was flown by MedEvac helicopter to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. Police said the woman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Rush Township Police will be citing multiple people following an underage drinking party held Sunday morning at 72 Lester Lech Lane, Tamaqua. Officers from Rush and Ryan Townships raided the party shortly before 1 a.m. and took a total of 15 people, males and females, all under the age of 21, into custody. The teens were then released into the custody of an adult.

Charges are pending completion of the investigation.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

The driver of a vehicle that crashed at 12:49 a.m. Dec. 20 in Polk Township, Monroe County, fled the scene but was later apprehended by officials at his residence.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said Alan M. Phillips, 21, of Effort, was driving a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee south on Rt. 209 in the township when the vehicle traveled off the roadway at the intersection with Route 534 and struck the front porch piller of a residence.

Police said he fled the scene in a different vehicle before being located at his home.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash Dec. 21 at 11:03 a.m. on the Exit 49B off-ramp of Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie Township.

State police at the Fogelsville barracks said Rachel Moses Solleberger, 39, of Blue Bell, Pa., was driving a 2010 Ford Taurus southeast and was negotiating the ramp when the vehicle struck the left rear quarter panel of a 2010 Chevrolet Colorado operated by Bahaa J. Aazr, 38, of Bethlehem. The latter was stopped along with other traffic that had faced a red light at the bottom of the ramp.