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Police Logs

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Schuylkill County property.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 318 Wildcat Road, in Walker Township. Troopers said a garage on the property was entered and removed was a flatbed car trailer with tandem axles, a small boat winch and a spare tire. On the trailer was a black tubular race car chassis with no engine.

The chassis did contain a transmission, axles, and gauges. The door to the garage was forced open to gain entry. The incident occurred sometime between March 7-12.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tamaqua police reported on March 7, Shayne N. Earle, 29, of MaryD and Tamaqua, was observed drinking alcohol at Kellner's Dam, Clemens Lane.

Upon approach, Earle consented to a search. The search resulted in officers finding a pipe used for smoking marijuana. He was then arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

This was the second time in less than two months Earle was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A domestic incident has led to the jailing of a Carbon County resident.

Lehighton police said Brian Reese, 29, of 108 Bridge St., was charged with simple assault and harassment following a incident at his residence that occurred on Sunday, March 11, about 4 p.m.

Police said the victim of the assault, not identified, was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, for treatment.

Reese was arraigned before on-call District Judge Casimir Kosciolek, of Lansford, and committed to the county prison in Nesquehoning, in lieu of $2,500 bail.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A Lehighton man is facing theft and receiving stolen property charges.

Borough police said John Ockenhouse, 23, of 991 Main Rd, was charged in connection with an incident on Feb. 28. Ockenhouse allegedly removed an Xbox 360 gaming console from a residence in the 300 block of S. First St. He later told the console to Gamestop, located in the Carbon Plaza Mall, for $80, police said.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

On March 7, a 17-year-old juvenile was arrested for harrassment and fighting at the basketball court located at the Willing Skate Park in Tamaqua.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A Delano driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Tamaqua.

Edward Ostrowski Jr, of Lakeside Avenue was observed driving in a reckless manner while driving northbound on SR309 in West Penn Township on March 10.

After pulling into the Burger King parking lot in Tamaqua, Ostrowski was observed by police with an opened beer can in his vehicle.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A Lehighton resident is facing drug counts.

Lehighton police said Jonathan N. Dubow Sr., 28, of 302 N. Second St., was charged with unlawful delivery or manufacture of marijuana, unlawful possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police said a search warrant was executed on Monday, March 12, at his residence. As a result police confiscated 10 potted marijuana plants, three small bags of marijuana which was prepared for sale, and several items of drug paraphernalia.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Shots were fired during an attempted armed robbery that occurred Monday night in Monroe County. State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred outside the New York Pizza Girl business located along SR115, near Fish and Pay Lake, in Chestnuthill Township.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 11:57 a.m. on Monday, March 12, along SR125, just south of the Hess Service Station, in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Charles E. Kimmel Jr., 20, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu northbound when the vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole. After impact Kimmel continued to drive north with damage to the left rear fender and tire on the car.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Nesquehoning police released the following information on citations issued by officers.

Officer Timothy Wuttke issued speeding citations on the following dates: March 9, 10 and 11. A total of six citations issued at Oak and Catawissa, SR93, and Cemetery Road and SR209. Speeds involved were 40 miles-per-hour in a 25 zone, 79 in a 55, 43 in a 25, 57 in a 40, 72 and 73 in a 55.