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Police Logs

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers recently, all stemming from crashes.

Troopers said about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, Danall Greenzweig, 27, of Summit Hill, was operating a 2006 Subaru Outback southbound on SR115, near Mountain Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County, when the vehicle left the road for unknown reasons. Greenzweig and his passenger, Diane Strohl, 48, of Saylorsburg, both sustained moderate injuries, troopers said.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

A truck reported stolen on Dec. 22, 2011, in Schuylkill County, was found destroyed by fire on Dec. 24, state police at Frackville reported.

The 2000 Ford F150 extended cab truck of Joseph Paul Womer, 52, was found on property of the Reading Anthracite Company off Valley Road, in Cass Township, about noon. The truck was valued at $700.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Two persons were uninjured in a one-vehicle crash Dec. 30, at 8:45 p.m., on State Rt. 901 in Cass Township.

State police at the Frackville barracks said James Allen Jr., 29, of Minersville, was driving a vehicle northbound when he lost control of it while negotiating a left-hand curve in the roadway. The car crossed the east berm and struck an embankment with its right front end, causing it to roll over on its roof and come to rest in the northbound lane.

Police said neither the driver nor his passenger, Robert Eckert, 37, of Mahanoy Plane, were injured.

Monday, January 2, 2012

No one was injured in a two-vehicle mishap at 12:31 p.m., Dec. 29, at the intersection of Sugar Hollow and White Church roads in Chestnuthill Township.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said the collision occurred in the intersection when a 2008 Nissan, operated by Justin Rodriguez, 20, of Effort, stopped at the intersection at White Church Road and then pulled out in front of a 2010 Subaru, operated by Judith Klaskin, 65, of Dover, Pa.

Both vehicles required towing from the scene.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a criminal mischief incident that happened between 10 a.m., Dec. 24, and 4 p.m., Dec. 31, at 713 Maple Ave., Marlin.

The victim is Associated Wholesalers, Inc., Robesonia.

Police said someone struck the driver's side door window with an unknown object on a 2008 Ford Econoline while it was parked at the above location and fled in an unknown direction.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating the theft of a Big Game Treestand from a property in Branch Township.

The victim is John C. Kelly Jr., 48, of Pottsville.

He told police someone removed the stand from his property between 4:30 p.m., Dec. 31, and 10 a.m., Jan. 1.

The stand is a two-man permanent stand with a ladder. It is valued at $230.

Monday, January 2, 2012

An Auburn man has reported an identity theft case to state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks.

Ricky Oswald, 57, reported to police someone used his name and address to create a PayPal account online and then proceeded to make purchases totaling $1,396.29 during the month of November.

The location of the violation is 462 Greentree Drive, West Brunswick Township.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating incidents that happened between 5:30-5:50 p.m. Dec. 30 along Route 61, between Mount Carbon Getty and Raring Road, in North Manheim Township.

Police said an unknown actor(s) traveling south on Rt. 61 randomly shot at vehicles traveling north on the highway with the BB gun, striking the vehicles and causing damages. No injuries were reported.

The victims are identified as Cory Nabholtz and Lisa Eilen Millin, both of Pottsville, Shawn Yeager of Shenandoah and Melizza Steigerwalt of Cressona.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating an incident whereby a vehicle was entered between 10 a.m., Dec. 27, and 3:30 p.m., Dec. 28, in Chestnuthill Township.

Police said the victim is a 57-year-old Saylorsburg man.

He told police someone entered his vehicle at 6716 Hemlock Drive in the township and stole a battery booster pack that was in the back seat. Police said the vehicle was left unlocked at the time.

Monday, January 2, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are investigating the theft of jewelry valued at $14,000.

The victim is Brian O'Connor of Effort.

The incident happened between midnight, Dec. 1, and 9 p.m., Dec. 23 at Ski Hi Terrace, Chestnuthill Township.

Police said someone stole a gold coin pendant, which was attached to a gold chain and a gold watch, before fleeing the scene undetected.