Thursday, July 30, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, June 17, 2011

Both drivers involved in a crash in Schuylkill County will be cited. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred at 3:56 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at the intersection of SR61 and Greenview Road, in North Manheim Township.

Friday, June 17, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported investigatin a burglary, theft from a vehicle and criminal mischief incidents.

The break-in occurred at the residence of Jeffrey J. Krause, 1710 Donalds Rd., Effort, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Troopers said unknown crimianls climbed on top of the roof of a small attached shed and forced open window to gain entry. Once inside they removed a flat screen television. The incident occurred sometime between 6 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. on May 18.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The driver involved in a one-vehicle crash in Schuylkill County was cited. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 8:48 p.m. on Friday, June 10, along Greenbriar Road, in North Manheim Township.

Troopers said Samantha L. Ellex, 18, of Pottsville, was driving a 1996 Subaru Legacy eastbound on Calvary St. then went east on Greenbriar. She then attempted to negotiate a left curve but was traveling too fast. She lost control of the vehicle and it traveled across the westbound lane and onto the north berm where the vehicle collided with a tree.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Monroe County woman has been charged with criminal mischief for an incident that occurred about 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, in Eldred Township.

State police at Lehighton said Taamenie Suknanan, 37, of East Stroudsburg, was charged when she allegedly went to the residence of Stephen Banks, 43, of 289 Church Road, in Kunkletown, and smashed a window on the home.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

A Tamaqua driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred about 8:10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, along Interstate 81 in Kline Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Dustin Hill, 22, was driving a 1995 Volkswagen Jetta southbound when he lost control.

The vehicle went onto the west berm and struck a guide rail. Hill and his passenger, Carly Neifert, 20, of Nesquehoning, were reportedly not injured.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

State police at Frackville reported investigating three vehicle crashes along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County this week.

The first occurred about 9:05 p.m on Monday, June 6, along in West Mahanoy Township, at the Frackville exit.

Troopers said Frederick Petritsch, 32, of Delano, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer southbound when he ran into the rear of a 1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 van driven by Martin L. Mraz, 57, of Johnstown, N.Y. Upon impact the Blazer spun and became disabled in the right lane at the ramp exit to SR61.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Joseph Fittos Jr., chief of police in Summit Hill, presented his report for the month of May.

During May, police issued 35 traffic citations and 13 non-traffic citations. Thirty warnings were given.

There were four criminal complaints filed at District Court for the month.

One juvenile referral was filed with the Carbon County Juvenile Probation office.

Police serviced 419 complaints during the month.

There were three crashes investigated.

Police made 10 assists to other police agencies.

Two moving permit violations were filed during the month.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

A Carbon County man is facing drug charges following an incident that occurred at the Weissport Borough Park on Monday, June 6, about 7:30 p.m.

State police at Lehighton said John Phillip Ockenhouse, 22, of Lansford, was in the park with his girlfriend injecting heroin together. The female, who troopers did not identify, overdosed and became unconscious in the middle of the park. She was transported to the Lehighton hospital for treatment.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Three persons are victims of access device fraud, according to state police at Fern Ridge.

Troopers said Christine Moore, 46, of 180 Saginaw Drive, Pleasant Valley West, Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township, was a victim when someone gained access to her credit/debit card information and made several purchases in the Soviet Union totaling $759.68. The incident occurred between April 30 and May 31.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Two Schuylkill County residents were injured in a motorcycle crash that occurred about 5:53 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, along E. Second Mountain Rd., at Deer Trail Drive, in North Manheim Township.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Jeffrey Cresswell, 31, of Pottsville, was operating a 2002 Harley Davidson Sportster 883 westbound when he lost control when he swerved to avoid an unknown oncoming vehicle that was in his lane of travel.