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Police Logs

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

With gasoline selling at about $3.50 a gallon it is no wonder people are now stealing it.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said troopers are investigating the theft of gasoline from the West Brunswick Township building located at 95 Municipal Rd. The gasoline was stolen sometime between 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, and 6:30 a.m. on Friday.

Troopers did not indicate how much gasoline was taken in the incident.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Saturday, March 26, following a domestic incident at his residence.

State police at Frackville said troopers were called to 416 E. Oak St., Frackville, West Mahanoy Township, about 11:30 p.m. for a domestic disturbance. Troopers said Wesley Grubb, 33, and his 23-year-old girlfriend, not identified by police, became involved in a verbal argument that turned physical.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a one vehicle crash about 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, along Seltzer Road near Fishbach St., in Norwegian Township, Schuylkill County.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A Schuylkill County driver was injured in a one vehicle crash that occurred in Carbon County. State police at Lehighton said the crash occurred about 4:21 p.m. on Friday, March 25, along SR248 at the Bowmanstown exit in Bowmanstown.

Troopers said Ruth Raymond, of Andreas, was drivng a Toyota Camry westbound when she lost control. The vehicle struck the concrete divider.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A Nesquehoning man has been charged with simple assault and harassment incident to a domestic dispute.

Borough police said on Salurday, March 26, about 11:46 p.m. Officers Brian White and Dane O'Brien were dispatched to 223 W. Catawissa St., for a reported domestic dispute.

Upon arrival officers were met by Blaine Z. Smith, 30, of that address, who said he and his wife, Jennifer Smith, were having an argument.

Monday, March 28, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a theft from a vehicle incident in Carbon County.

Troopers said a vehicle parked at 43 Visa Drive, Indian Mountain Lakes development, in Penn Forest Township, was entered and removed were several items. The incident occurred sometime overnight of March 22-23.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Two vehicles were entered and various items removed, both occurring in the same general area of Carbon County.

State police at Fern Ridge said the vehicles were entered along Lenape Trail, in Penn Forest Township. Entry was made sometime between 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, and 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Monday, March 28, 2011

A Slatington man is facing a gun possession charge following an incident that occurred on March 7.

Borough police said officers responded to 521 E. Church St., about 11:06 p.m. for a possible burglary in progress. Police determined there was no burglary.

However, upon arrival officers found Daniel G. Edwards, 27, of that address, had in his possession a firearm and it was learned he was not permitted to possess a firearm.

He was charged with persons not to possess, use, manufacutre, control, sell or transfer firearms.

Monday, March 28, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of an iPod.

Troopers said a 16-year-old female from Kunkletown reported her Apple iPod touch, valued at $300, was stolen while she was attending a birthday party at the West End Fire Company banquet hall in Chestnuthill Township. The event was attended by 100-150 people, troopers said. The item was stolen sometime between 11 p.m. and midnight on Saturday, March 26.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 646-2271.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Rush Township police have filed charges against a Port Carbon man who allegedly defrauded the McKinley Carpet Company.

Michael Flickinger, 35, was charged with theft by deception and receiving stolen property following the incident. Flickinger reportedly did some work for the company but never turned in the $756 he collected.