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Police Logs

Saturday, January 21, 2012

David Horack, 25, of Lansford, has been charged by Summit Hill police with theft and receiving stolen property.

Horack was arraigned before District Judge Casimir Kosciolek and then lodged in the Carbon County Correctional Facility in lieu of $3,500 straight bail.

According to police, the incident happened on Jan. 18. Police received a report from 105 Lansford Court that Horack had been staying at that residence during the night. Police allege that while everyone else was asleep, Horack stole some items in the residence.

Friday, January 20, 2012

A Tamaqua woman was picked up on a felony warrant on Wednesday, suspected of stealing two items from a Tamaqua home.

Jennifer Dipietro, 28, of 230 Green St., Tamaqua, was picked up by Tamaqua Patrolman Michael Hobbs after a felony warrant was issued for Dipietro's arrest on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

Dipietro allegedly removed a watch, valued at $500, and a necklace, valued at $2,800, from the home of Wisam Abazly, 136 Schuylkill Ave. The incident was reported on Dec. 23, 2011.

Friday, January 20, 2012

The theft of several pieces of copper wire from a site in Jackson Township, Monroe County, is under investigation by state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

The incident happened between 8 p.m. Jan. 2 and 11 a.m. Jan. 16 at the PP&L Substation located along Alan Court in the township.

Police said someone entered the substation property by cutting a piece of chainlink fence that surrounds it and proceeded to steal the wire, which was painted blue, leaving the scene by unknown means.

Friday, January 20, 2012

A New Tripoli man has been charged by state police at the Fogelsville barracks with simple assault and harassment after an altercation he had Jan. 18 at 10:30 p.m. with an Orefield woman.

Police said Ross T. Glabis was taken into custody on Jan. 19 on charges relating to the incident that took place in the 7800 block of Calsusville Road in Orefield, Lowhill Township.

Friday, January 20, 2012

State police at the Fogelsville barracks are investigating a theft by deception incident that happened in Weisenberg Township.

Police said the victim is Kenneth Kunkel, 64, of Kutztown.

Police said he provided payment for cases of frozen steak being sold door-to-door and indicated to police he had not received his order as promised but his checks were cashed. The sales took place between Nov. 30 of last year and Jan. 3.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Two persons who argued and fought Jan. 15 at 1:50 p.m. in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, have been cited with harassment.

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said John R. Schmidt, 64, of Kresgeville, and Heidi Ann Depuy, 25, of Brodheadsville, were involved in a verbal argument that turned into a physical altercation at Apartment 3 of the Landmark Building in the township. Police said both individuals pushed each other. Police said Depuy punched Schmidt, causing his to sustain minor injuries.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Todd M. Kuhns, 44, of Lehighton, was injured in a one-vehicle crash Jan. 17 at 6:45 a.m. on L.R. 39020 in Lower Macungie Township, according to state police at the Fogelsville barracks.

Police said he suffered minor injuries and was transported to the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, by the Macungie EMS unit.

Police said he was driving a 1992 Ford F-150 east on Alburtis Road when the vehicle slid off the left side of the roadway and struck a utility pole. The truck sustained disabling damages and was towed from the scene.

Friday, January 20, 2012

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks said Jason T. Kossyk, 19, of Stroudsburg, will be cited for traffic violations relating to causing an accident at 1 a.m. Jan. 16 at the intersection of Doney and Weir Lake roads in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional Police have reported the arrest of 21-year-old Carly Boyer of Blakeslee on charges that she stole from her parents.

Police said the arrest was made at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 17 in Tunkhannock Township after the woman's parents reported she forged 17 checks totalling $3,000 between November and December of last year.

Police charged her with forgery, theft, receiving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Jeffrey A. Hayes, 47, of State College, was injured in a one-car crash Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. on Interstate 80 in Kidder Township, according to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks.

Police said he suffered moderate injuries and was transporter to the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, for treatment.