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Police Logs

Friday, January 13, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating the theft of a wallet which was taken from a woman's unattended bag in the locker room of a fitness center.

The incident was reported at 6:35 p.m. Jan. 11 at 24/7 Fitness, Lower Macungie Township.

The victim is Deborah Jean Garlicki, 52, of Breinigsville.

She told police someone stole her wallet from her bag while it was left unattended for a brief period of time in the locker room of the facility.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Schuylkill County location earlier this week.

Troopers said a barn on the property of Dennis Arthur Fehr, 80, of 205 Ferebee Rd., in Pine Grove, Wayne Township, was forcibly entered sometime between 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, and 6 a.m. on Tuesday. A window was smashed to gain entry.

Removed were two Stihl chainsaws and an E-Z Go golf cart with charger. The missing items are valued at $2,000.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Three New Jersey men were jailed earlier this week in Carbon County to theft and drug counts. State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred at the Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Lower Towamensing Township, on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

About 8:10 p.m. troopers responded to a report of a theft at the ski resort. Through an investigation troopers learned that a snowboard and other items were stolen. A further investigation discovered a small clear plastic bag containing suspected marijuana.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A traffic stop in Carbon County has led to a drug charge and arrest of a man wanted on a warrant.

State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred about 6:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the 300 block of East Alley in Lehighton.

Troopers stopped a vehicle at that location in which Trevor Hunsicker, of Cedar St., Lehighton, was a passenger. There was an active warrant for Hunsicker's arrest and he was taken into custody.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the intersection of SR534 and Beltzville Drive, in Polk Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Alfred V. Nyegaard, 86, of Gilbert, driving a 2004 Ford 300 series attempted to make a left turn onto 534 from Beltzville and struck a 1995 Toyota Camry driven by Sean C. Dingle, 18, of Effort.

Nyegaard, Dingle and passengers Geraldine Slack, 63, and Bryn Schager, 12, both of Stroudsburg, were all not injured. The Toyota had to be towed from the scene.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 6:28 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the intersection of Township Route 694 and Seven Stars Road, in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Mary E. Gappa, 66, of Auburn, was driving a 1996 Ford Explorer westbound on 694 while Jared R. Hossler, 22, of Saint Clair, was northbound on Seven Stars. Troopers said Gappa failed to stop for a posted stop sign and entered the intersection with her Explorer striking Hossler's 1990 Jeep Cherokee.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating two theft incidents.

William L. Cascioli, 44, of 1019 Burger Hollow Rd., in Kunkletown, Polk Township, Monroe County, reported someone removed a Cub Cadet 32 ton log splitter, a Stihl 250C chainsaw and two red in color 32-foot fiberglass ladders from his property. The theft occurred sometime between Jan. 2 and 9.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Eric Zuber, 30, of 304 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 3:10 a.m. Oct. 9, 2010, on W. Patterson Street.

Charges of three counts of driving under the influence (DUI), one each of possession of a small amount of marijuana, general lighting requirements, driving on roadways laned for traffic, careless driving, and turning movements and required signals were filed by borough Officer Jason Helmer.

According to an affidavit of probable cause:

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI).

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported about 1:25 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, they stopped a vehicle along Kuhenbeaker Road, in Tunkhannock Township, for motor vehicle code violations.

The driver was identified as Branden Purvis, 20, of Tobyhanna. Officers detected to odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Purvis handed over a pipe which contained marijuana residue. A search of the vehicle revealed an additional small amount of marijuana.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of a vehicle registration plate.

Ray R. Gower, of 542 Lamplight Drive, in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, reported the plate removed from his vehicle. The plate number is XR24490 and was stolen sometime between Jan. 1 and 7.