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Police Logs

Friday, June 15, 2012

Slatington police say they have apprehended a borough man who was wanted by the Lehigh County Adult Probation authorities.

Police said Joel Trybulski, 30, of 440 Second St., was taken into custody without incident on June 8 at 4:45 p.m. at South Second and East South streets.

He was transported to the Lehigh County Prison, Allentown.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Two inmates at the State Correctional Institution (SCI), 201 Morea Rd., in Mahanoy Township, have been charged in separate incidents.

State police at Frackville said inmate Hanif Chamber, 30, was been charged with aggravated harassment and disorderly conduct. Troopers said Chamber spit on corrections officer Sgt. Brian Gower, 22. The incident occurred about noon on May 18.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A Tamaqua man will receive two citations following an incident in the 200 block of East Broad Street last Friday.

Schuylkill Township Police Chief Jesse Zimmerman was in the area of the Majestic House Apartment Complex when he witnessed one man punching another.

The assailant was identified as David Green, 60, of 402 Pine St., and the victim was Vincent Smith, 60, of 409 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. The argument was reportedly over a woman.

Green was cited for harassment and disorderly conduct.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Two Tamaqua residents were recently cited for allowing their dogs to bark excessively.

Steve Llewellyn, 317 Owl Creek Rd., was cited on June 6 and again on June 11 after officers received complaints between 9:30 and 10 p.m.

Kelly Houseman, 514 Arlington St., was cited following a 9 a.m. incident on June 10.

Officers note both owners have been repeatedly warned about allowing their dogs to bark incessantly.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Frackville reported on two arrests made by troopers in separate incidents.

Troopers said Robert Jessman, 45, of Frackville, was cited for public drunkenness for an incident that occurred about 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, in the 300 block of W. Mahanoy Ave., in Girardville.

Troopers responded to the area for a reported disturbance. On scene they found Jessman, who was highly intoxicated, troopers added.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County property.

Troopers said a vacant home in the 2300 block of Summer Valley Road, in East Brunswick Township, was entered sometime between April 21 and Friday, June 8.

Removed from the property was copper pipe and other scrap. The property is owned by Lisa Strausser, of New Ringgold.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570)-874-5300.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two vehicle crash at the intersection of SR61 and Brick Hill Road, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County. The crash occurred about 11:50 a.m. on Sunday, June 10. It was one of two reported by troopers.

Troopers said John W. Balliet, 65, of Nuangola, Luzerne County, was stopped on Brick Hill Road, in a 2011 GMC Sierra, and began to pull out. He pulled into the path of a northbound 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 truck operated by Adam T. Dallago, 25, of Marlin, Schuylkill County.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on several acts of criminal mischief investigated by troopers at Schuylkill County locations.

Corinne Ann Swagerman, 21, of Landisville, Lancaster County, reported someone damaged the passenger side key holes, smashed out the passenger side window, and cracked the passenger side mirror on her 2001 Hyundia Elantra. The car was parked in the area of the Appalachian Trail parking lot off SR61, in West Brunswick Township. The incident occurred sometime between 4:30 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 10.

Damages were estimated at $200.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

A Monroe County man was jailed earlier this week after police found he had an active warrant for his arrest, after he was being charged with public drunkenness.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to the parking lot of the Shop Rite in Mount Pocono about 6:55 p.m. on Monday, June 11, for a report of an intoxicated male.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft by deception incident at a Schuylkill County restaurant.

Troopers said a black male entered the Subway Restaurant, located at 482 Suedberg Rd., in Pine Grove Township, about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12. During a cash transaction he was able to deceive a restaurant employee and fled the store with $200 in cash.

Troopers said the suspect got into a dark colored vehicle driven by a female.

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