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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Anthony Buskirk, 23, of 31 Jones St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which occurred on April 25 at 2:37 a.m. on Jones Street. Charges were filed by Officer Jeffrey Ohl. Buskirk is charged with two counts of persistent disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, and criminal mischief.

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sean Gallagher, 23, of 18675 Terrace North, Jupiter, Florida, faces charges after an incident which took place on May 2 at 7:41 p.m. at Bertsch and Cortright streets, Lansford Charges were filed by borough officers Brian Horos and Joshua Tom. Gallagher is charged with driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was committed to Carbon County prison under $3,000 bail.

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on several arrests made by troopers.

Troopers said a 16-year-old juvenile was charged with aggravated assault for an incident at the Youth Services Camp Adams in Penn Forest Township. The juvenile, a client at the facility having been placed there by a county court, is accused of assaulting Grant Harris, 33, of Albrightsville, a staff member at the camp. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 6, about 10 p.m., troopers said.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A vehicle stop by Pocono Mountain Regional police led to a warrant arrest of a Monroe County man.

Police said the stop was made along SR940 at Oak St., in Mount Pocono, about 11:17 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2. The stop was made for a brake light being out.

The driver was identified as Jeffrey Washington, 48, of Tobyhanna. A check revealed Washington's license was under suspension for a drunk driving conviction. It was also learned he was wanted on a bench warrant issued out of the county court.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on the following crashes investigated by troopers over the past weekend on Schuylkill County roads.

A crash occurred about 11:38 a.m. on Friday, April 27, at the intersection of SR443 (Chestnut St.) and Pine Creek Drive, in West Brunswick Township. Troopers said Paul R. Huebner, 91, of Orwigsburg, was stopped in a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu on Pine Creek Drive and pulled out from a stop sign and was struck by a 1999 Dodge Dakota pickup truck driven eastbound on 443 by Stephen P. Gaida, 78, of New Ringgold.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Michael Raposo Jr., 22, of 35 W. Ridge St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which occurred on December 18 at 3 a.m. at the Turkey Hill convenience store. Charges were filed by Officer Jeffrey Ohl. Raposo is charged with felony retail theft.

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Speeding

Jared Parsons, 33, of 305 1/2 W Abbott Street, Lansford, was cited for speeding. The violation occurred on May 2 at 11:05 p.m. on SR248 west.

A citation was issued to Stephanie Miller, 23, of 2501 W Allen Street, Allentown, for speeding. The violation occurred on May 1 at 2:01 a.m. in the 100 block of Delaware Avenue.

Vehicle violation

Joseph Kulp Jr., 64, of 600 Franklin Avenue, Apt. 15, Palmerton, was cited for expired inspection. The violation occurred on April 28 at 4:41 p.m. in the 400 block of Delaware Avenue.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Paul Walck, 22, of 345 W. Bertsch St., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place on March 8 at 3:10 p.m. at his residence. Charges were filed by Lansford Officer Brian Horos. Walck is charged with two counts of simple assault, disorderly conduct, and harassment.

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A driver fell asleep at the wheel of his vehicle and crashed in Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven said the accident occurred about 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, along Airport Road in Barry Township.

Troopers said Joseph J. Motley, 47, of Ashland, was driving a 1998 Subaru Outback westbound and approaching the intersection with Taylorsville Road, when he fell asleep. The car went off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole at the intersection, where it came to rest.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating several theft incidents.

Troopers said about 1,000 pounds of scrap metal was removed from D&B Services, located at 369 Fiddletown Rd., in Eldred Township, Monroe County. Troopers said the metal, valued at about $120, was lying unsecured outside the building.

The theft occurred sometime during the overnight hours of May 2-3.

Keith Richards, 38, of Quail Rd., Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, reported someone obtained his credit card information and made purchases totaling $439.93 via the Internet.