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Police Logs

Saturday, April 21, 2012

The theft of an IPod Touch and an Apple 1 IPAD is being investigated by Tamaqua Police.

The items were reportedly taken from the Salvation Army gymnasium on West Broad Street. The incident was reported at 3 p.m. on Friday.

Anyone with information may contact Tamaqua Police at (570) 668-5000.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks are seeking the whereabouts of a Kunkletown man who is a suspect in an assault of his ex-wife.

Police said they are looking for Klayton Drake, 28, who is facing numerous criminal charges, including criminal trespass, assault and theft of a motor vehicle.

Police said they were called to the home of the man's ex-wife, Anneliese Drake, 29, of 28 Shenkel Road, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, on April 20 at about 2:40 a.m.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a burglary that happened between 6 p.m. April 14 and 5:30 p.m. April 16 in Washington Township.

The victim is Wyatt Frantz of Pin Grove.

He told police someone gained entry to his garage through a locked side door and proceeded to steal a Snap On Tap and Dye set, a 10-inch Craftsman sliding compound miter saw and various other tools.

The actor(s) fled in an unknown direction.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Margaret Schultz, 59, of Llewellyn, is facing harassment charges as a result of an incident that happened at 12:35 p.m. April 18 in Branch Township, state police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks reported.

Police said the victim is Dorothy Schultz, 41, also of Llewellyn.

Friday, April 20, 2012

State police at the Schuylkill Haven barracks are investigating a theft that happened between 9 p.m. April 17 and 7 a.m. April 18 in Upper Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County.

The victim is Kyle William Brown, 44, of Klingerstown.

He told police someone removed 20 pieces of 30-foot-four-inch irrigation pipe ($2,020 value), 30 pieces of aluminum pipe ($2,700 value) and 20 gray, metal sprinklers ($240 value) for an irrigation system from his trailer while it was parked along Valley Road in the township.

Friday, April 20, 2012

No one was injured in an unusual accident in Tamaqua on Saturday.

Eddy A. Peraita, 37, of 423 N. Oley St., Reading was traveling south of Railroad Street at approximately 6 p.m., towing a Ford Explorer with his 1999 Dodge pick up truck. Imagine his surprise when the Explorer began passing his pick up after the tow dolley broke. In an effort to avert injuries to pedestrians and other motorists, Peraita used his truck to push the Ford into a utility pole.

Friday, April 20, 2012

A New Ringgold man was lodged in the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, after being found illegally fishing on property owned by the West Penn Rod and Gun Club.

John Brode, a member of the club, contacted police at 9:15 a.m. last Friday to report that someone had broken into his recreational vehicle, which was parked on club property off SR309.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Tamaqua Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Damon Cluff, who has no known permanent address.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Public drunkenness

Gregory Hummel, 28, of 7250 Interchange Road, Lehighton, was cited for public drunkenness. The violation occurred on April 6 at 3:24 p.m. in the 900 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Disorderly conduct

Paul Mosser Jr., 27, of 2595 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on March 25 at 2:15 a.m. in the 300 block of Delaware Avenue.

Harassment

Friday, April 20, 2012

Two persons sustained minor injuries in a crash April 17 at 2:10 p.m. on Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said Brooke A. Peterson, 19, of Effort, and Sally E. Collister, 50, of Saylorsburg, the driver's of the vehicles, suffered the injuries.

Police said the accident happened when Peterson pulled her 2005 Dodge Neon out of the parking lot of the Burger King restaurant in front of a 1995 Dodge Neon that had peen operated by Collister and the two vehicles met in the roadway.