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Police Logs

Friday, December 3, 2010

No one was injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, along Greenwood Road, near Main St., in Porter Township, Schuylkill County.

Friday, December 3, 2010

A Carbon County resident was jailed for allegedly assaulting two state troopers and a borough police officer.

State police at Hazleton said Daniel P. Wassil, 25, of Wetzel Run Rd., in Packer Township, was arrested following in incident on Sunday, Nov. 28.

Trooper Michael Borosh was dispatched to the above address about 8 a.m. for a man throwing items and ripping apart clothing. The person making the report indicated the man also had a gun.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Douglass Craig Knauss Jr., who was cited by Tamaqua police for violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order on Nov. 16, is not a resident of 23 W. Ridge St., Lansford. Knauss last known address of record was 410 Hazle St., Tamaqua.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Jeremy Schmick, 24, of 128 W. Hazard St., Apt. 208, Summit Hill, faces charges from an incident which took place Nov. 13 on the 200 block of E. Water St. Charges of possession of drug paraphernalia were filed by Lansford Police Officer Robert Shubeck.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Friday, December 3, 2010

A Tamaqua woman chose to be "tased" rather than co-operate with police during a domestic squabble Thursday morning in the borough.

Police were dispatched to 238 E. Broad St., at 3:41 a.m. for a reported domestic disturbance in progress. On scene they spoke with Brian Nattress, who said his sister, Valerie, was beating up on his wife, Tara. Officers found the two women in the living room where Valerie had Tara pinned down on the sofa.

Friday, December 3, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the entry of a vehicle and theft incident in Monroe County.

Troopers said sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 24 and 11:25 a.m. on Nov. 25, unknown persons entered the unlocked 1993 GMC pickup truck of William Jeker, 32, of 274 Meadow Lake Drive, Sciota, Chestnuthill Township, while parked in the driveway of the residence.

Friday, December 3, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigating a one-vehicle crash about 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 2, along Evergreen Hollow Road near Spring Lane, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Michael J. Baursta, 20, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 1995 Honda Civic southbound when he lost control. The car went onto the berm and struck a tree. Baursta was not injured but the car had to be towed from the scene.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Mahoning Township Chief of Police Kenneth Barnes released a list of recent incidents investigated.

Ÿ Sarah Elizabeth Waydick, 22, of the 200 block of Keiser Lane, Lehighton, was cited for driving under the influences of alcohol and related offenses.

Police said on Oct 13 and about 2:39 a.m., Waydick was stopped between Fedor's Car Wash and Burger King on Route 443 after an officer allegedly spotted a vehicle being driven erratically.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

State police at Frackville are looking for a shoplifter that fled a Schuylkill County store with merchandise.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Sears store in the Schuylkill Mall, New Castle Township. Troopers said a white female was confronted by store security leaving the store with merchandise she had not paid for. She managed to flee to her vehicle and drove off.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

No injuries were reported in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30, along Green Mountain Road in East Union Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Laurie Robinson, 33, no address given, was operating a 2004 Suzuki X7 westbound when she said she dropped a cigarette. The vehicle traveled onto the north berm and struck a fire hydrant where it came to rest.

Damages were moderate to the vehicle. She was cited for careless driving, troopers said.