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Police Logs

Friday, November 18, 2011

Two Schuylkill County residents have been charged with bad check counts for incidents at a county business.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said David Miller, of Pine Grove, was cited for an incident that occurred on Oct. 5 at Moyer's Car Care Center, located at 102 SR183, in Wayne Township. He gave a check for merchandise he purchased which was later returned for insufficient funds.

Kori Lynn Weiss, of Pine Grove, was cited for the same offense at Moyer's which occurred on Oct. 17, troopers said.

Friday, November 18, 2011

State police at Lehighton are investigating two burglaries at two separate Carbon County locations, both occurring on Monday, Nov. 14.

Troopers said the residence of Lori and Carl Nothstein, 1500 block of Strohls Valley Road, Lehighton, Towamensing Township, was entered by unknown means. Once inside the criminals removed a pillow case from a bed in the master bedroom and emptied a wooded jewelry box into it. They also removed three watches from a dresser.

Friday, November 18, 2011

An Indiana man was jailed this week in Schuylkill County for an incident at a county restaurant.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the drive-thru window at the McDonald's Restaurant near the Schuylkill Mall in New Castle Township.

A person drove through the drive-thru and exposed his genitals to an employee and then drove off. He was driving an older model car.

Friday, November 18, 2011

An 18-year-old Tamaqua female was cited following a confrontation on Mahanoy Street in the borough on Sunday.

Police were contacted at 6:49 p.m. by Karissa Hunara, 18, of 170 W. Spruce St., who reported being assaulted by Shiane Follweiler, 18, of 57 1/2 Bowe St.

Friday, November 18, 2011

State police at Frackville reported on two acts of criminal mischief being probed by troopers.

William Edward Hunter, 62, of 827 Pine Valley Road, New Ringgold, East Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, reported someone damaged the left rear window on his vehicle while it was parked at his home. The incident occurred sometime between 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, and 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has released his report for October.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Two persons were cited by Slatington police after a disturbance on Nov. 16 at 1:30 a.m.

Melissa Nicole Treadwell, 24, and Desmarie Lipsky, 29, both of 674 W. Washington St., were charged with harassment (including by physical contact) after the incident at their residence.

Friday, November 18, 2011

A Lansford driver is facing several charges following a traffic stop that occurred about 9:57 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, at White and Bridge streets., in Weissport.

State police at Lehighton said Ryan A. Cain, 43, of the 500 block of E. Abbott St., was stopped operating a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire for a registration violation.

Troopers said Cain was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance-marijuana, and also had in his possession a small amount of marijuana and a marijuana smoking pipe.

Friday, November 18, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported on several incidents investigated by troopers in Schuylkill County.

Ashley Webb, 20, of 1106 Moyer's Station Road, Pine Grove, Wayne Township, reported she had friends stay over at her home overnight of Friday, Nov. 11, into Saturday. Later, about 11 a.m., she discoverd an Ipod had been stolen.

Friday, November 18, 2011

A Tamaqua driver was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Lehigh County in which he was cited.

State police at Fogelsville said Christopher Schaffer, 38, was driving a 2003 Toyota Camry southbound on Gun Club Road, south of SR309, in Lynn Township, and driving too fast for conditions and failed to negotiate a curve. The car left the road and struck a tree. The accident occurred about 5:50 a.m. on Nov. 10.

Troopers said Schaffer sustained a minor injury but did not require immediate medical attention. He was cited for driving too fast for conditions, troopers added.