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Police Logs

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Schuylkill County woman was arrested on a outstanding criminal warrant.

State police at Frackville said troopers were investigating a unrelated incident about 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, along Church St., in Ryan Township, when they encountered Karrisa Aremar Correa, 22, of Barnesville.

A check revealed that Correa had an active warrant for her arrest issued to Frackville borough police for a felony receiving stolen property charge. She was taken into custody and later turned over to borough police.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Carbon County man was jailed in the Schuylkill County prison, Pottsville, on Monday, Dec. 5, after Tamaqua Police Chief Dave Mattson arrested him for carrying a weapon.

Travis Cheslock, 37, of 9 Main St., Junedale, was arrested at 8:40 a.m. in the vicinity of Penn and Bowe streets after Mattson learned he was carrying a handgun. Cheslock is known to Mattson as a convicted felon and is therefore prohibited from having a firearm.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A Schuylkill County man is facing charges.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at 258 Mill Creek Ave., Pottsville, in East Norwegian Township, about 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

At that location Rebecca Schaeffer, 29, and Robert Hoysock, 27, both of that address, were involved in a verbal argument.

During the course of the argument Hoysock allegedly struck Schaeffer with a closed fist in the middle of her back.

She fled the residence and called troopers.

Hoysock was charged with harassment, troopers said.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

A police log article concerning an alleged Nov. 20 assault in Tamaqua contained the wrong address for one of the victims. Gary Nureck resides at 335 W. Rowe St., Tamaqua, not on Broad Street.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The North Central PA Regional DUI Enforcement Program has released the results of a Roving DUI Patrol held Thanksgiving weekend in Schuylkill County.

A Roving DUI Patrol was held Nov. 25 with 24 vehicles contacted and detained. Three officers participated, representing three local law enforcement agencies. There were no DUI related arrests, but officers issued eight traffic citations and issued 17 warnings.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

State police at Frackville reported on two crashes probed by troopers on Tuesday, Dec. 6, both in the same area.

Troopers said 17-year-old male from Shenandoah was operating a 1998 Saturn SC2 northbound about 5:55 p.m. and negotiating a left curve when he lost control and struck the guard rail. He was not injured. Troopers cited him for driving a vehicle at an (un) safe speed.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge are investigating two incidents in which copper was reported stolen.

Troopers said 27 feet of copper pipe was removed from a residence at 191 Keats Lane, in Towamensing Trails in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. The pipe was located outside the home and ran between a propane tank and a stove which is located inside the home, troopers said. The copper is valued at $150. The incident occurred sometime between Nov. 7 and 14. The home is owned by Brian McEwing, 52, of North Cape May, N.J.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers.

Troopers said about 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, Forrest Leroy Furry Jr., 37, of Albrightsville, was stopped along SR115 at Meixell Valley Road, in Ross Township, Monroe County, for traffic violations. He was found to be under the influence and was taken to the barracks for a breath test. He was later released. Charges are pending, troopers said.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

A Monroe County business has been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board.

Luna Rosa Inc, trading as Luna Rossa, SR209, Box 41, Gilbert, Polk Township, was cited for used, permitted to be used on the inside of the licensed premises, a loudspeaker or similar device whereby the sound of music or other entertainment, or the advertisement thereof, could be heard outside.

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported on two driving under the influence (DUI) arrests made by troopers over the past weekend.

On Saturday, Dec. 3, about 11:42 p.m. troopers stopped a vehicle operated by Mikhail J. Artamonov, of Polk Township, along Hill Top Road, in Polk Township, for a vehicle code violation. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest for DUI, troopers said.