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Police Logs

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks said one person was hurt in a hit-and-run accident at 3 a.m. Aug. 31 on State Route 895 at the intersection of Route 61 in West Brunswick Township.

Police said a 1990 Oldsmobile registered to Louis DeAngeles of Orwigsburg was involved in the crash.

Pollice said the vehicle was traveling on Rt. 895 towards the Et. 61 intersection when it went through the intersectio and struck a guardrail before going down an embankment.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Ronald J. Seibert, 50, of 34 Second St., Slatington, was committed to the Northampton County Prison, Easton, after being arraigned on charges on Aug. 30 in Walnutport.

Police said he was charged with resisting arrest and persistent disorderly conduct and jailed in lieu of $5,000 bail set by District Judge Robert Hawke.

The incident happened in the 400 block of Main Street in Walnutport. The arresting officer is Christopher Fredericks.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating a criminal mischief incident.

Troopers said unknown criminals damaged the latch on a shed and struck the freezer door inside the shed with a blunt object causing damages on the property of Cleotha A. Niziolek, located in the 100 block of Paw Paw Drive, in Polk Township, Monroe County. The incident occurred sometime between Aug. 11 and 26.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating the theft of cash from a home in Chestnuthill Township.

The victim is Douglas Searles, 30, of Saylorsburg.

Police said someone stole about $750 form the victim's residence located on the Effort-Neola Road between 8;20 a.m. Aug. 25 and 10 a.m. Aug. 29.

No other information about the incident was released by police.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A Monroe County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI), and several motor vehicle code violations, following an incident that occurred about 5:32 p.m. on Aug. 24 along Gilbert Road at Fairground Road, in Polk Township.

State police at Lehighton said Jolanta B. Loranc, of the 200 block of Shady Oaks East, Saylorsburg, was operating a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder when she failed to stop for a stop sign, failed to use turn signals and failed to stay her lane of travel.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, conducted an age compliance check detail in Palmerton Borough between 6-10 p.m. Aug. 30, checking out five establishments to determining if they were in compliance with state liquor laws.

Police said officers checked the license establishments by utilizing supervised underage buyers in an attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages, but found four of the five businesses checked into did not break the law.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

An altercation that happened at 10:10 p.m. Aug. 25 in Towamensing Trails, Penn Forest Township, resulted in two persons being cited by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said Arcadio Vera, 47, and George R. Shepherdson, 41, both of Albrightsville, were cited on a summary charge of harassment after the incident.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

A motorcycle rider sustained minor injuries in a crash at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 30 on Township Route 432 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said David A. Drumgo, 29, of Stroudsburg, was riding the 2008 Kawasaki EX250 south on Frable Road when he failed to negotiate a left curve. The cycle went off the right side of the roadway onto loose gravel and came to rest on its side.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Axel Figueroa, 33, of Albrightsville, escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash Aug. 28 at 8:20 p.m. on State Route 534, near Jonas Mountain Drive, in Penn Forest Township.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said he was westbound on Rt. 534 in a 2007 Nissan when he lost control of the vehicle. It traveled off the westbound shoulder of the road and struck a pile of boulders, becoming disabled and requiring towing from the scene.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A Carbon County business has been cited by the state liquor control board.

Sue Ellen M. Tracey, doing business as Penn Lunch, 201 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton, was cited for failed to post in a conspicuous place on the outside of the licensed premises, or in a window plainly visible from the outside of the premises a notice of suspension.

This charge will be brought before an administrative law judge who has the authority to impose penalties ranging from $50 to $1,000 for minor offenses up to $5,000 for more serious offenses.