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Police Logs

Monday, September 20, 2010

State police at Fern Ridge have cited two individuals for false alarms.

Troopers said Dexter Woodley, of Stroudsburg, and Mario Harris, of Brodheadsville, were cited for permitting four or more false alarms activations during a consecutive 12- month period. In the Harris case troopers said the period ran July 2009 to July 2010; and in the Woodley case from September 2009 to July 2010.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Michael Wetzel, 47, 229 E. Abbott St., Lansford, faces charges of two counts of driving under the influence, careless driving, and (failing to) drive on right side of roadway stemming from an incident which took place at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 8 on W. Patterson Street. Charges were filed by Det. Sgt Jack Soberick.

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

Monday, September 20, 2010

Kidder Township police are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle, which was later recovered.

Police said a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser was parked in a garage at a Red Wood Drive residence in Holiday Pocono and was reported stolen on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. The theft ocurred sometime overnight. Police said the vehicle was found Monday damaged and abandoned along Upper Middle Creek Rd, in Polk Township, Monroe County. The probe into the theft is continuing. Police declined to list the owner of the vehicle.

Two burglaries are also being probed.

Monday, September 20, 2010

William Lower, 51, whose last known address is 140 E. Ruddle St. Coaldale, was apprehended by police at that address on Sept. 8. Lansford police Officer Brian Horos received an anonymous call that Lower was at the address. Horos was assisted by Coaldale Officer Todd Weiss. Lower told police he was living in Oregon for the past 14 months, and came home on Sept. 2. He was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek of Lansford and jailed under $500 bail.

Monday, September 20, 2010

A Monroe County woman is facing charges following an incident that occurred about 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, at Lot 32, Dueblers Trailer Park, in Polk Township.

State police at Fern Ridge said Sheila Hahn, 46, of Gilbert, allegedly threatened to beat up Bonnie Devore, 54, of Gilbert, and then threw rocks at her trailer.

Hahn was cited for harassment, troopers said.

Monday, September 20, 2010

A Carbon County branch bank was the victim of a theft by deception/bad check incident.

State police at Lehighton said a person entered the Jim Thorpe National Bank branch at 1397 SR903 in Penn Forest Township, on Sept. 9 and opened a business account and made a deposit of more than $8,000 by check. The suspect then proceeded to withdraw about $7,800 from the account. Later the bank learned that the check deposited in the new account was on a closed account making the deposit fraudulent in nature.

The investigation into the incident is continuing, troopers said

Monday, September 20, 2010

A Connecticut man was arrested following an incident in Monroe County involving a deer that was struck by a vehicle.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said officers were dispatched about 3:33 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, to Long Pond Road and George's Cottages for a report of a deer struck by a vehicle and still alive. Upon arrival officers found a pedestrian, identified as John R. Crowley, 28, of Pawcatuck, standing near the deer. Crowley had covered the deer with a shirt and stated he was taking care of it.

Monday, September 20, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a two-vehicle crash about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, along Old Route 115, near Mount Eaton Rd., in Ross Township, Monroe County.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Two teens were arrested on Wednesday and charged with a burglary and possession of stolen property.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said the two teens, both 16, are facing charges filed through the Monroe County Juvenile Probation Office. The teens are from Tobyhanna and Mt. Pocono.

Police said on Tuesday, Sept. 14, officers responded to a reported break-in at the residence of Sylvester White, 4155 Foxchase Terrace, A Pocono Country Place. White was called by a neighbor who discoverved the break-in.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests were reported in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 2:27 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, officers made a vehicle stop along SR611 near Clear Run Elementary School for several vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Linda Zagorski, 59, of Old Forge, Luzerne County. She was found to be under the influence and failed field sobriety tests. She was then taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for a blood test. The DUI charge is pending the test results, police said.