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Police Logs

Monday, June 27, 2011

The driver involved in a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, along Wildcat Road, in Walker Township, Schuylkill County, will be cited.

State police at Frackville said Christopher Miller, 20, of Tamaqua, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound and failed to negotiate a curve. Miller's car struck a ditch and an embankment along the opposite lane of travel and overturned.

Monday, June 27, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported that the Little Gap Animal Hospital, 2695 Little Gap Road, Lower Towamensing, was burglarized between 8:15 p.m. June 23 and 7:45 a.m. June 24.

The criminals gained access through the rear door entrance by smashing open the door with a blunt object. They then proceeded to remove phenobartial and diazepham medications and various denomination of U.S. currency. They then likely fled through the rear door entrance.

Anyone with information concering this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Both sides in a domestic dispute were cited.

State police at Frackville said they responded to the 100 block of Main St., Gilberton, Schuylkill County, about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 24, for a reported domestic.

Troopers said John Blashock, 42, and Connie Delowery, 46, got into a verbal dispute at their residence that turned physical. After throwing objects at one another Delowery repeatedly poked Blashock in the face with her finger and then punched him. Blashock then bit Delowery's finger.

Both were issued citations for harassment, troopers said.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A Rush Township man was cited by Tamaqua police on May 28 after his 5- year-old son was left alone in a pick up truck.

Police were dispatched to the Spruce and Hunter street area at 4:29 p.m. after a concerned caller notified the Schuylkill County Communications Center about the child's condition. According to the report, the boy was sweating profusely and his face was red. The caller stated the child had been alone in a white Ford pick up truck for between 15 and 20 minutes.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A township official in Schuylkill County has been charged with harassment.

State police at Frackville charged Edward Shamany, 70, of Sheppton, for an incident that occurred at the East Union Township building located at 10 E. Elm St., Sheppton. Shamany is a supervisor in the township.

He is accused of harassing Joanna Keim, 26, of Weston, who is secretary-treasurer of the township sewer authority. The incident occurred on June 9 about 8:30 a.m., troopers said.

No other details concerning the incident was released by troopers.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A Monroe County driver is facing charges of driving under the influence (DUI) and drug possession following an incident that occurred about 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, along Echo Lake Road in Coolbaugh Township.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were on patrol at the time and date stated when they conducted a traffic stop for motor vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Jamal Thomas, 35, of Tobyhanna.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on two crashes investigated by troopers on Schuylkill County roadways, both occurring on Saturday, June 18.

A crash occurred about 11:50 a.m. along SR209 in Branch Township. Troopers said Clarke H. Woods, 53, of Enola, Cumberland County, was operating a 2006 Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle northbound near the Pottsville city line when he ran over the remains of a animal. The rear wheel of the bike hit the squashed remains of a squirrel causing Woods to lose control. The bike slid onto its right side.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on several acts of criminal mischief that occurred recently.

Jerry Lamar Walk, 43, of Palmerton, reported someone arrived at his property at 1535 Lower Smith Gap Rd., in Kunkletown, and cut two pad style locks on two sheds and then cut the ignition on his parked 2004 Yamaha Kodia all terrain vehicle (ATV). The criminal then fled the scene. The incident was reported at 9:30 a.m. on June 4.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Lehighton police reported the arrest of Nicholas D. Keiser, 32, of 18 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning.

He was cited on Wednesday, June 22, about 11 p.m. in the 100 block of S. Seventh St. for disorderly conduct. Police said he was observed urinating in public.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A New Jersey driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident in Monroe County.

Pocono Mountain Regional police were called to Miller Drive, near Lake Naomi Clubhouse, about 1:28 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, to a report of a pickup truck doing doughnuts in the parking lot. Upon arrival the vehicle was found across the street from the clubhouse in a construction area with security personnel from Lake Naomi on scene.