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Police Logs

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A Monroe County man is facing a charge of public drunkenness following an incident that occurred on Monday, March 12, about 1:47 a.m.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said at the time stated officers responded to The Brookside Inn on Main St., in Tobyhanna, to assist ambulance personnel with an unresponsive intoxicated male who was reportedly lying in a puddle.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A vehicle stop in Carbon County led to the arrest of the driver on a drug charge.

State police Lehighton said Erik Ryan Boehm, 23, of Lehighton, was stopped about 12:33 p.m. on Canal Street, at Bridge St., in Weissport, on Monday, March 12, for a vehicle code violation.

A further investigation led to Boehm being taken into custody for a drug law violation.

Troopers said Boehm was also charged with forgery and false identification to law enforcement authorities.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A vehicle stop in Monroe County led to the arrest of the driver as a wanted person.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said Rodney Harrison, 32, of New York City, N.Y., was stopped along SR196 in Coolbaugh Township, about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, for a inspection violation.

A check revealed he was wanted by the U.S. Marshals Service in New York for fraud. He was placed under arrest and placed to the county prison in Snydersville pending extradition to New York state.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A hit-and-run driver is being sought in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, along SR924 in East Union Township. Troopers said a tractor-trailer was driven northbound when it struck a telephone wire that was hanging low across the road. Upon impact the driver continued northbound.

A PennDOT dump truck, operated by Michael Bettinger, of Gordon, stopped at the scene and sustained minor damage to the vehicle's antenna, troopers said.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A Jim Thorpe Area School District student was cited this week for actions on a school bus.

State police at Lehighton said the incident occurred about 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, along SR903 at Behrens Road in Penn Forest Township.

Troopers said a 16-year-old male was hopping from seat to seat, violating multiple school policies and hanging out the bus window. Troopers said the teen was charged with disorderly conduct.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Two persons were cited following an incident in the emergency room at the Lehighton hospital.

Borough police said Alison Shafer, 38, of 111 Carbon St., Lehighton, was cited for disorderly conduct, and a 17-year-old Weatherly female was cited for harassment.

The charges stem from a verbal altercation in the ER that occurred on Friday, March 9, about 10:50 p.m., police said.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Melissa Baer, 18, of Center St., in Tamaqua, was cited for disorderly conduct on March 8 after a fight in the area of the Willing Skate Park, Spruce Street.

According to Tamaqua police, Baer was told on numerous occasions to stop yelling and cursing.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Pocono Mountain Regional police reported investigating a rear-end type crash that occurred about 8:55 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, along SR115 near Deppners Road, in Tunkhannock Township.

Police said vehicles were operated southbound by Kara Eder, 42, of Blakeslee, and Edith Williams, 78, of Pocono Lake. Eder stopped for a school bus and, for unknown reasons, Williams failed to stop with the front of her vehicle hitting the rear of the Eder vehicle.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A stabbing incident in Monroe County is being probed.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said they responded to 2435 Winding Way, in Tobyhanna, about 8:36 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, for a report of a assault involving some type of knife/cutting instrument.

On scene officers were told by Robert Keegan, 45, of that address, that he was attacked by Morris M. Clark Jr., 26, of Tobyhanna. Police said witnesses told them that Clark arrived at the scene and immediately began slashing at Keegan with a sharp object.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman has been charged with criminal trespass for going onto the property of a former employer.

State police at Frackville identified the suspect as Norma J. Stramara, 45, of Barnesville. The incident occurred about 3:06 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, at Koch's Turkey Farm, in Walker Township, west of Tamaqua.

Troopers said she formerly worked for Koch's and entered the property after knowing she was not permitted to be there.