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Police Logs

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

A 17-year-old Tamaqua female was cited on Saturday after an incident at the North and Middle Ward Playground on Washington Street.

Officers were dispatched to the playground at 7:25 p.m. where they found the teen to be in a visibly intoxicated condition.

She was cited for underage drinking and released to the custody of her parents.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Lansford police are investigating numerous acts of criminal mischief which occurred at the mid-rise building at 430 E. Bertsch St. Within the past week, two vehicles and the mid-rise building had windows shattered by what appeared to be a BB gun.

The first incident was reported on April 21 at 2:05 p.m. The victim reported her driver-side rear window was shattered. On April 23 at 6:58 a.m., another victim reported her driver-side window was shattered. On April 25 at 1:30 p.m., a report was made that two windows were damaged on the mid-rise building.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Rush Township police have identified the suspects in two recent retail thefts in the township.

A 17-year-old female from Jim Thorpe will be charged with retail theft after she allegedly removed merchandise valued at $24.99 from the store, located in the Hometown Commons Mall. The incident took place on April 17.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Nesquehoning police reported investigating a one-vehicle crash on Saturday, April 28, about 11:45 a.m.

Officer Dane O'Brien was dispatched to the area of radio station WLSH along SR209 for a crash. On scene O'Brien found a vehicle had left the road and struck a tree.

The driver was identified as Lisa M. Neal, of 321 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning. She told the officer she was southbound and veered off the road into an embankment.

No injuries were reported but damages to the vehicle were termed severe.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Tamaqua man was cited twice in the past week.

Kerry Fulmer, 41, of 402 Pine St., reportedly struck Sally Hartung in the head, then fled the scene. The incident occurred at his apartment building on April 25 following a verbal altercation.

He was cited for harassment.

On Saturday Fulmer was at the Turkey Hill Minute Mart at 9:30 p.m. when he called police to report being assaulted. When officers arrived they found Fulmer in a highly intoxicated condition with no signs of an assault or assaulter. He became uncooperative with Patrolman Matt Houser.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges following an incident that occurred on Saturday, April 28, about 2:44 a.m.

State police at Schuylkill Haven responded to 7C Frieden Manor, Wayne Township, Schuylkill Haven, for a dispute. On scene officers were told that William Frail, 38, and Rebecca Barton, 37, both of that address, were involved in an argument.

Frail allegedly struck Barton in the face during the dispute. He was issued a non-traffic citation for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, April 30, 2012

State police at Frackville reported investigating a commercial vehicle crash along Interstate 81 in West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, that occurred about 12:16 p.m. on Friday, April 27.

Monday, April 30, 2012

A Dauphin County woman was cited for retail theft at the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County. A crminal mischief incident was also probed at the mall.

State police at Frackville said Nicole Lynn Hoffman, 31, of Williamstown, was cited after she entered a dressing room at the Sears store and put on clothing and then exited the store without paying for the clothing.

The incident occurred on Friday, April 27, troopers said.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes probed by troopers this week on Schuylkill County roads.

A one-vehicle crash occurred about 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, along SR501 in Pine Grove Township. Troopers said Lisa Marie Dagostino, 46, of Pine Grove, was driving a 2005 Ford F250 truck southbound when she lost control while rounding a left-hand turn. The truck began to skid and eventually went off the road and down an embankment.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of copper wire from a Monroe County location.

Troopers said about $100 worth of the wire was taken from state game lands off Camelback Road, in Jackson Township, sometime between April 1-24. Troopers said the wire belonged to Temple University of Philadelphia.