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Police Logs

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Luzerne County woman is facing a drug count following an incident that occurred at a hospital in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Mychal Lauren Beltrami, 27, of Hazleton, was brought to St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, Coaldale, on April 10 about 5:14 p.m. for a drug overdose that occurred in front of the Dollar Store in the Jamesway Plaza in Tamaqua.

While being treated hospital personnel found 10 packets of a powdery substance on her. The packets were suspected to be illegal drugs and were turned over to troopers.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing charges, including driving under the influence (DUI), after fleeing a crash scene and later being stopped.

State police at Frackville said Bryan D. McGinley, 29, of Ashland, was operating a 1997 Chrysler along the Morea Road in West Mahanoy Township, about 8:35 a.m. on Aug. 4 when he failed to negotiate a left curve. The car left the road and went onto a sidewalk where it struck a rock wall.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Rush Township police will file charges against a Tobyhanna man after an incident at the Hometown Commons Wal-Mart.

Carlos J. Yturrino, 25, allegedly removed merchandise valued at $116.64 from the retailer on Aug. 3.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Schuylkill County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) of a controlled substance following an incident in Carbon County.

Jim Thorpe police said about 4:14 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, officers were dispatched to the area of 300 W. Broadway for a one-vehicle crash. On scene officers observed a PPL utility pole snapped in pieces and the driver of a Chevrolet truck about 100 feet from the pole.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Jim Thorpe driver is facing charges including hit and run following an incident that occurred on Thursday, July 12, about 12:50 a.m.

Borough police said they were dispatched to the area of Walnut and North Avenue at the time and date stated for a hit and run accident. Upon arrival officers were informed the suspect vehicle was a small silver or gray in color car that was leaking fluids due to the collision.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Lehigh Township police in Northampton County reported on the following enforcement activities:

A roving DUI patrol was conducted on July 28. Also participating were officers from Bushkill and Plainfield townships, and the boroughs of Tatamy, Nazareth, Stockertown, and Walnutport, and Colonial Regional.

Officers contacted 58 vehicles and arrested four drivers for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI); with 19 traffic citations issued, and 38 warnings handed out.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Two Schuylkill County residents are facing drug counts in Carbon County following an incident in Jim Thorpe.

Borough police said about 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, they responded to the area of W. Fourth St., for possible drug activity. Upon arrival police found Jonathan Lowell Emerich, 20, of 157 S. Nice St., Frackville, and Courtney Anne Blewis, 18, of 730 High St., Ashland, in a Chevrolet vehicle.

While speaking with both individuals police noticed an orange needle on the driver's side seat. Both occupants were then asked to exit the vehicle.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man is facing theft counts following an incident in his hometown.

Jim Thorpe police said on Thursday, June 7, about 3:05 p.m. they were informed by American Legion officials that William Edward Daniels, 49, of 300 Center Ave., Apt. 8B, a former employee, had made an unauthorized purchase at the Jim Thorpe Market, on May 28.

Police were informed that Daniels was terminated on May 12.

On June 14, Daniels was interviewed and admitted purchasing $36.53 worth of groceries from the market.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a break-in of a motor home and damages done to trailers at a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said the incident occurred at 1144 SR61, in North Manheim Township, sometime between July 28-30.

Unknown criminals arrived on scene and proceeded to damage the exteriors of a 2004 Gulfstream Conquest 33-foot travel trailer, a 2004 Cherokee Lite 29-foot traveler trailer, and a 1996 Damon Intruder motor home.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred in a parking lot of a Schuylkill County restaurant.

Troopers said the incident occurred about 1:28 a.m. on Aug. 3 in the lot of the McDonald's restaurant located at 928 E. Main St., North Manheim Township.