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Police Logs

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Slatington police reported the arrest of two individuals for underage drinking and a third arrest, in a separate incident, for disorderly conduct.

The underage drinking arrests occurred on Wednesday, Aug. 10, along at Main and Walnut sts. about 158 a.m. Police said Kyle Hummel 20, fo 268 S. Walnut St., Slatington, and James Rosewell, 18, of 6611 Phillips Rd., Germansville, were cited.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

State police at Fern Ridge said alcohol was involved in a one vehicle crash that occurred about 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, along SR715 in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Cody J. Matlock, 19, of Saylorsburg, was driving a 1997 Ford F250 truck northbound and while negotiating a left hand curve he lost control. The truck went off the road and struck a tree with the front end. Upon impact the truck started to turn in a clockwise direction and the driver's side struck a utility pole snapping it in half.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A teen from a juvenile camp in Carbon County is facing several charges including burglary and escape.

State police at Lehighton said a 15-year-old male from West Chester, who is a resident of Camp Adams, in Penn Forest Township, escaped from the facility on Saturday, Aug. 6.

Troopers said he went to a residence at 332 Bear Creek Lake Drive, Jim Thorpe, about 6:45 p.m. and gained entry by prying open a window screen and climbing inside to a office area of the home.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A fire that destroyed a vehicle in Schuylkill County last month has been ruled an arson.

State police at Frackville said the fire that destroyed a 1992 Mercury Topaz on July 24 about 8 a.m. along SR339, just west of Mahanoy City, in Mahanoy Township, was deliberately set.

Troopers said the rear window on the car had been smashed out and then the vehicle was set on fire. The car was owned by Frank E. Koles, 47, of Mahanoy Township. The vehicle was valued at $500.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A police pursuit resulted in the arrest of the driver on drug charges and the finding of a large quantity of drugs and money in the vehicle.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said about 6:08 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, officers observed a suspicious vehicle on the side of SR196 in Coolbaugh Township. Police attempted to make contact with the driver, who fled away. A pursuit then began as the driver refused to pull over despite lights and siren being activated on the police cruiser.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Walnutport Police Chief Joseph W. Pennisi released the following report of activities for police in the month of July.

There were 192 calls for service, 15 traffic citations, 11 criminal arrests, 41 parking tickets issued, 16 written warnings handed out, and 3,099 total patrol miles traveled.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

A vehicle stop along Interstate 80 in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County, led to the arrest of two New Jersey residents on drug counts and the seizing of a valuable automobile.

State police at Fern Ridge said a vehicle was stopped for going 84 miles-per-hour in a 65 zone about 11:36 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

One minor injury was reported in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 11:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, along SR902 at Hillside SPCA Road, in North Manheim Township, Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Heather L. Anderson, 29, of Pottsville, was negotiating a right curve and slowing to make a left turn at a "T" intersection when her 1998 Chevrolet Malibu was struck in the rear by a 1996 Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by David J. Bainbridge, 31, of Seltzer, near Pottsville.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating a theft report at a Schuylkill County business.

Troopers said Kathryn Inoa, 21, of Hazleton, reported her 3G Iphone was removed from her locker at Michael's Crafts., located at 60 Green Mountain Rd., in the Humbolt Industrial Park in East Union Townshp.

The theft occurred sometime between 8 and 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a three-vehicle, rear-end crash about 4:49 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, along Old Route 115 in Ross Township, Monroe County.

Troopers said Arthur F. Schwedler, 84, of Stroudsburg, driving a 1995 Lincoln Towncar, Tina M. Pokojni, 39, of Tannersville, driving a 2010 Chevrolet Avea LI, and Dawn M. Katz, 44, of Kunkletown, driving a 2004 Toyota Camry, were all northbound. Troopers said the front of Schwedler's car hit the rear of Pokojni's vehicle pushing it into Katz's car.