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Police Logs

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ricky Lee Brown, 42, who has no known address, faces charges from an incident which took place on June 12 at 11:45 p.m. in Lansford. Charges of persistent disorderly conduct and public drunkenness were filed by Officer Joshua Tom. Brown was arraigned and committed to prison.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A Carbon County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

Weissport House Inc., Bridge and White Streets., Weissport, has been cited for possessed or operated gambling devices or paraphernalia or permitted gambling or lotteries, poolselling and/or bookmaking on licensed premises. The alleged violation occurred on Nov. 3, 2011.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Two drivers involved in one vehicle crashes on area roadways are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges.

State police at Fern Ridge said a one vehicle accident occurred on Monday, June 18, time not listed on the report, along Golden Slipper Road, in Jackson Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Eric Graff, 32, of Brodheadsville, was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 truck westbound, just east of Reeders Run Road, when the vehicle went onto the right shoulder and struck a tree. Graff had to be extricated from the wreckage by rescue personnel.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

A driver escaped injury in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, June 16, along Interstate 81 in Delano Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said Amy A. Klinger, 34, of Palmyra, Lebanon County, was northbound in the left lane when her 2008 Toyota 4Runner went onto the shoulder causing her to lose control.

The vehicle skidded across both lanes and onto the right berm where it struck the guide rail.

The vehicle slid along the guide rail knocking down several I-beam posts.

The vehicle came to rest on the left shoulder.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has released his report for May:

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on several crashes investigated by troopers, including two hit and runs.

A one vehicle crash was reported about 8:28 p.m. on June 9 along Rock St., in Franklin Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Jessica L. Hartman, 22, of Lehighton, was driving a 1999 Chrysler Sebring southbound she crashed due to vehicle failure. The car went off the road and down a steep embankment and crashed into a tree where it came to rest.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge said a routine vehicle stop for traffic violations led to charges against a area driver.

Troopers said Kristen Dunlap, 19, of Albrightsville, was stopped about 1:58 a.m. on May 28 along SR115 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

During the stop troopers noticed two street signs belonging to the borough of East Bangor, Northampton County, on the rear seat.

Dunlap told troopers she took the signs because one for them said "High St." on it and she was going to give it to a friend.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a theft, fraud and forgery incident.

Troopers said Metro Tek, of Kunkletown, reported it shipped two orders of solar panels to a location along Church Road, in Eldred Township, Monroe County, during the period May 23-31, after receiving a credit card payment. It was later determined that the payments were made with a fraudulent credit card account. The value of the panels was listed at $49,360.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

John Provisiero, 18, currently lodged in Carbon County Prison, faces charges from an incident which took place on May 1 at 4:41 p.m. at 430 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. Charges of criminal mischief and disorderly conduct were filed by Officer Robert Shubeck.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred in Monroe County.

Troopers said the incident occurred along Bartonsville Woods Road, in Jackson Township, about 5:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 16. Troopers said a vehicle was driven westbound when it crossed into the eastbound lane and onto the berm where it struck a small embankment, shrubbery and then a large tree before coming to rest on its roof.

The driver then fled the scene on foot. The vehicle is a 2001 Volkswagen Jetta.