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Police Logs

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Frederick Daqua King, 38, 213 E. Bertsch St. Apt. 1, Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on May 24 at 2:15 a.m. at Turkey Hill in the borough. Charges were filed by Officer Jason Helmer. King is charged with resisting arrest, tampering with evidence and two counts of persistent disorderly conduct.

He was arraigned before District Judge Bruce Appleton, of Palmerton, and jailed under $15,000 percentage bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 2.

Friday, June 4, 2010

A Monroe County woman has been cited for retail theft.

State police at Fern Ridge said Hanna Khan, 53, of Effort, entered Weiss Market along SR209 at Weir Lake, in Chestnuthill Township, on May 28 about noon and concealed $10.97 worth of merchandise in her purse. She then attempted to leave the store without paying for the items, troopers said.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Jim Thorpe police are warning residents to always lock their vehicles.

Police said on May 27 they received complaints from residents in the Center, South and North Avenue area of the borough about their unlocked vehicles being entered and items removed. The investigation into the incidents is continuing, police said.

Friday, June 4, 2010

A Monroe County bank was robbed early Thursday afternoon.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said a black male entered the Wachovia Bank branch office in Mt. Pocono about 12:40 p.m. and presented a note to the teller demanding money. No weapon was shown to the teller. He then exited the bank.

The suspect is described as being about five-feet, six-inches tall, medium build who was wearing a dark blue fitted "Yankees" baseball cap, light colored, crew neck T-shirt, gray colored pants and white sneakers.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police are investigating a reported assault and theft incident.

Police said about 12:27 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2, officers were dispatched to the area of Deerwood Drive in A Pocono Country Place, in Tobyhanna. On scene a female juvenile from Tobyhanna told officers she was assaulted and had several items stolen from her including a black slide cell phone and a silver IPod touch.

Friday, June 4, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Monroe County home.

Troopers said Nurija Medunjanin, 46, of Astoria, N.Y., reported the home he owns along Hickory Lane, in Chestnuthill Township, was entered and tools were taken and damages were done to the interior. The incident occurred sometime between May 17 and 29.

Friday, June 4, 2010

A Schuylkill County woman was jailed following an incident at the home of her father.

State police at Frackville said Chrystina Hosier was at 232 Valley St., New Philadelphia, the home of her father, about 8 p.m. on Monday, May 31, when she became unruly. While attempting to restrain her, Hosier struck Chrystal Filer, also of New Philadelphia, and also bit her.

Hosier was taken into custody and charged with simple assault. She was arraigned before a district judge and failed to post bail and was committed to the county prison in Pottsville.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported on a domestic dispute that occurred about 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1.

Officers were dispatched to 5103 Lexington Ave., Pocono Summit, to a report of a physical domestic dispute in that area, near Fifth Street. Before arriving officers were told that the female involved in the incident and who was the aggressor, had left the scene. She was later identified as Audrey Quinn, 28, of that address.

Friday, June 4, 2010

A traffic dispute led to the arrest of a Schuylkill County woman.

State police at Frackville said Elia Garcia and Sherry White, both of Girardville, got into an argument over a traffic violation outside 207 "B" St., Girardville, about 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1. During the argument White allegedly struck Garcia.

White was issued a citation for harassment, troopers said.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Two Slatington residents were cited for underage drinking recently.

Borough police said a vehicle was stopped in the 800 block of Long Alley about 8:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 2. Two passengers, identified as Matthew Borst, 19, and Corey Feastermaker, 18, both of 312 W. Church St., Apt. 2, were found to have consumed alcohol. Both were cited.