Friday, July 25, 2014

Police Logs

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A large quantity of drugs were found following a vehicle stop in Monroe County. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the stop was made about 9:01 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, at the intersection of Interstate 380 and SR940 in Pocono Summit.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

One of two drivers involved in a crash that occurred about 7:39 p.m. on Sept. 2 at the intersection of state routes 115 and 903, in Tobyhanna Township, Monroe County, was cited.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Carissa McCaughey, 23, of Blakeslee, was drivng southbound on 115 and approaching the intersection when a vehicle driven by Patrick Fitzsimons, 49, of Danville, Ky., failed to stop for a stop sign and entered the intersection and collided into McCaughey's vehicle.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

An incident that began in a bar and ended up at a nearby home resulted in criminal charges being filed against the participants and the jailing of one suspect. State police at Frackville said the incident began about 3 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, at Andrews tavern in Sheppton and ended up at 955 Center St., Sheppton, East Union Township. Troopers gave the following account of what happended.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 7:46 p.m on Friday, Sept. 3, along Gilbert Road at SR209, in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Jamie Buchman, 47, of Saylorsburg, was stopped for a vehicle violation. At the stop Buchman was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest.

The DUI charge is pending blood test results, troopers said.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A Tamaqua driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) in Rush Township.

Township police said Kevin O. Leibensperger, 46, was stopped along SR54 about 12:47 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4. He was found to be under the influence and taken to the township office for a breath test. The test revealed a .29BAC.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A domestic incident led to citations for both participants.

State police at Lehighton said troopers were dispatched to 8542 Lake Drive, Robinhood Lakes, Kunkletown, for a report of a domestic incident about 1:18 p.m. on Sept. 2.

Troopers said Melissa Ann Allen, 30, and Joseph George Koehler, 34, both of that address, were involved in a verbal argument which turned physical.

Both were cited for harassment. There were no reported injuries in the incident.

Troopers also reported on the following incidents.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

State police at Frackville charged Robert Joseph Ryan Jr. of Barnesville with burglary, criminal trespass for an incident that took place at 11 p.m. Sept. 1, at the home of Donald Marcinczyk. Police said that Ryan entered the Marcinczyk home through an unlocked door and once inside he was observed sneaking around before fleeing. Marcinczyk confronted Ryan and Ryan attempted to strike the victim with his fist when the victim defended himself by striking Ryan in the face. Ryan then fled the scene before he was placed into custody by police at his residence.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Lansford police have been busy with a number of criminal incidents:

On Aug. 1, a resident on the 200 block of W. Ridge Street reported vandalism to the driver-side of his vehicle. Some type of sharp object was used to scratch the paint from the fender to the quarter panel.

On Aug. 2, a resident reported a break-in to his residence. A door was damaged but nothing appeared to be taken from the residence.

Friday, September 3, 2010

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating an incident where an object thrown at a moving truck resulted in its windshield being smashed.

The incident happened at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday when Richard Lawson Matthias Jr., 21, of Hideaway Drive, New Tripoli, was driving north on Gun Club Road in Lynn Township.

Police said someone in a vehicle that was southbound threw the unknown object at his 1992 Chevrolet Silverado truck. The object struck the windshield as the vehicle fled the scene. Damages are estimated at $150.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Four females from Albrightsville (ages, 14, 16, 17 and 17) who were involved in a name-calling fracas on Thursday at 3:50 p.m. at the Twin Pine Lake bus stop in Indian Mountain Lakes, Monroe County, have been charged with harassment by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.