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Police Logs

Monday, November 8, 2010

A Tamaqua driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Lehigh County. State police at Fogelsville said the accident occurred about 7:45 a.m. on Nov. 4 along SR100, near Hollenbach Rd., in Lowhill Township.

Troopers said Shannon S. Boyer, 37, was driving a 2005 Jeep Liberty southbound and entering a right curve when the rear of the vehicle slid to the left. Boyer steered into the slide and the vehicle then traveled across the northbound lane and onto the east berm where the front end struck an embankment.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Tamaqua police have requested a warrant for the arrest of Elizabeth Jean Ostrowski, 41, of 539 E. Elm St., Tamaqua, on charges related to the misuse of a debit card.

Ostrowski allegedly used a debit card issued to Brian Parrish to make purchases in the amount of $1,785.61. Parrish contacted police about the thefts on Sept. 23.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mahoning Township Police Chief Kenneth J. Barnes has released information concerning two recent crashes that have resulted in charges.

Jennifer Pursel, of the 200 block of Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) resulting in an accident, DUI and endangering the welfare of a child.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Mahoning Township police Chief Kenneth J. Barnes has released information concerning several arrests.

Patrick Janecki, 19, of the 1000 block of Lenape Trail, Albrightsville, charged with driving under the influence (DUI); furnishing alcohol to minors; resisting arrest; having an open container of alcohol; underage consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Alan D. Kovacs, 21, of Sachen Road, Lake Hopatcong, N.J.: furnishing alcohol to minors, persistent disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle.

Friday, November 5, 2010

A Hazleton driver is facing several charges from an incident on Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. on SR309 in Rush Township.

John Forte, 41, Hazleton, was traveling south when township police saw him losing shingles off the back of his truck. When stopped Forte gave police a false name and was found to be driving under suspension.

Friday, November 5, 2010

A vehicle stop by members of the Pocono Mountain Regional police led to the arrest of a person wanted on a warrant.

Police said about 12:01 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, officers stopped a vehicle along SR196 at Seven Nations for an expired inspection sticker. Inside the vehicle was a Steven Hakeem Williams, 21, of Tobyhanna.

A check revealed that Williams had an active warrant for his arrest issued in Monroe County for failure to appear. He was taken into custody and placed in the county prison in Snydersville.

Friday, November 5, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge reported citing a Monroe County resident for a dog law violation.

Troopers said Arlene Milevoi, of Saylorsburg, was cited for allowing her two small dogs to wander off her property at 6040 Overlook Drive, in Chestnuthill Township. The two dogs allegedly began to chase Betty Reynolds, of Saylorsburg, as she walked on the roadway.

Milevoi was cited for confinement of dogs.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Two Monroe County residents are facing charges following an incident that occurred about 3:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3.

State police at Lehighton said at the time and date stated, troopers were summoned by Monroe County Children & Youth personnel to a residence along SR209 in Polk Township to assist them with an individual that was wanted by police.

Friday, November 5, 2010

A Carbon County resident was the victim of an assault incident in Lehigh County.

State police at Fogelsville said the incident occurred at the Carbon-Lehigh Intermediate Unit Special Services facility at 2936 Corporate Court, in Lowhill Township, on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 2:10 p.m. Troopers said a juvenile male caused an injury to Shawn A. Skrimcovsky, of Jim Thorpe, a teacher at the facility. Skrimcovsky sustained a injury to his farhead. The teen also spit on the victim and yelled numerous profanities.

Friday, November 5, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of scrap aluminum siding from a Monroe County location.

Troopers said the siding was removed from 3574 SR715, in Jackson Township, sometime between 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 1, and 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The value of the siding was set at $300 and the victim listed as Justin Baker Carpentry, of Henryville.