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Police Logs

Saturday, July 9, 2011

A rear-end type crash involved three vehicles. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 2:53 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, along Intestate 81 in New Castle Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said vehicles operated by Sandra M. Whary, 58, of Shamokin, Aaron A. Angell, 36, of Columbus, Ohio, and Jason R. Stewart, 36, of Klingerstown, Schuylkill County, were all southbound in the right lane.

Friday, July 8, 2011

A Schuylkill County man was jailed for allegedly putting a gun to the head of his girlfriend during a domestic dispute.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Matthew S. Hummel, of Auburn, has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated and simple assault, terroristic threats, reckless endangerment and harassment.

He was arraigned before District Judge James Ferrier, of Orwigsburg, and committed to the count prison after failing to post $25,000 straight cash bail.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Richard Harvilla, 36, of 17 S. Walnut St., Apt. 2, Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 7:25 p.m. July 1 on Walnut Street. Officer Amie Barclay charged Harvilla with defiant trespass, persistent disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness.

He was arraigned before District Judge Joseph Homanko of Weatherly, and committed to Carbon County Correctional Facility under $1,500 bail.

According to an affidavit of probable cause, here's what happened:

Friday, July 8, 2011

A traffic stop by officers of the Pocono Mountain Regional police has led to multiple charges being faced by the driver.

Police said about 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, officers stopped a vehicle along SR611 in Tobyhanna for several motor vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Deron Joseph, 45, of Mt. Pcoono.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Kidder Township police reported on the following arrests made by officers.

Moshe Mishaiey, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was cited for public drunkenness about 12:42 a.m. on July 4 following a disturbance along Estate Drive.

In another incident along Estate Drive, that occurred on July 4 about 8 p.m., Thuong Dang, 32, of Flushing, N.Y., and Cindy Ho, 24, of Jamaica, N.Y., were charged with disorderly conduct.

Stephen Gallagher, 27, of Lake Harmony, was charged with public drunkenness for an incident on July 4 about 4:30 a.m. along Spring St.

Friday, July 8, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Have released their statistical report of activities for the month of June.

In the criminal division there were 163 offenses reported, 160 founded, 87 cleared and 62 arrests made. In the traffic division there were 37 crashes investigated, one fatality, 22 injured, six hit and runs, nine drunk driving arrests, five DUI related crashes, one DUI related fatality, 167 citations issued and 57 warnings handed out.

There were 644 incidents for the month.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Kidder Township police are investigating the theft of 22 cases of beer from a township business.

Police said the beer was taken from an outside bar at Split Rock Resort. The theft occurred sometime between 11 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, and 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 722-0192.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Summertime, but the livin' isn't easy for Lansford police, who have their hands full with a variety of lawbreakers.

They have cited the following folks for nontraffic offenses:

Friday, July 8, 2011

A McAdoo man is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, as well as other charges, following a July 2 incident in Rush Township.

Lawrence Petrole, 50, was stopped on Claremont Avenue (SR309), at 11:30 p.m., by township police.

The officer detected signs of intoxication, but Petrole refused to submit to testing.

Friday, July 8, 2011

A Hazleton man was taken into custody by Rush Township police on July 5 following a two car accident.

Officers responded to a reported accident at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Claremont (SR309) and Holland streets. One of the vehicles involved was being driven by Christopher Karas, who has a suspended driver's license. A records check also found an outstanding arrest warrant out of New Jersey for Karas.

He was taken into custody, arraigned before District Judge Stepehen Bayer, of Tamaqua, on the warrant then lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville.