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Police Logs

Friday, May 4, 2012

State police at Fogelsville reported investigating a rear-end crash about 3:57 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1, along Cedar Crest Boulevard, in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

Troopers said Barbara J. Graff, 37, of Emmaus, was northbound in a 2005 Toyota Matrix when she had to stop for traffic ahead of her.

Wendy Landiak, 36, of Walnutport, driving a 1994 Dodge Caravan, failed to stop in time and the front of her van hit the rear of the Matrix. No injuries were reported.

Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene, troopers said.

Friday, May 4, 2012

A Schuylkill County man is facing a charge of harassment.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said the incident occurred at 14 Natale Court, in Pine Grove Township, about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1. Troopers said Ashley Brown, 26, and Sheldan Schaeffer, 20, both of that address, were involved in a argument during which Schaeffer allegedly spit in the face of Brown then left the residence.

A citation will be filed against Schaeffer, troopers said.

Friday, May 4, 2012

Both sides in a domestic dispute have been cited.

Pocono Mountain Regional police responded to a 9-1-1 call about 9:43 p.m. on Sunday, April 29, at 2304 Beaver Circle, Pocono Summit. The communications center told officers a female caller was reporting that her husband had stabbed her and in turn she stabbed him.

Upon arrival officers found James Phelan, 52, and Christine Phelan, 38, both of that address, injured. Both were subsequently placed under arrest for domestic violence.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Carbon County business has been cited by the state liquor control board's Wilkes-Barre enforcement office.

Bart Springer, trading as Albright Mansion Restaurant, 66 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, was cited for sold, furnished or gave liquor for consumption off premises.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton said a Carbon County resident was cited for several violations following an incident that occurred about 5:20 p.m. on April 26.

Troopers said Amy Sue Frohnheiser, 34, of Lower Towamensing Township, went to the residence of Lorene Marie Rice, 35, of 3763 Forest Inn Road, Lower Towamensing Township, and demanded that Rice come out of her residence and settle some alleged statements that were made about her

Rice refused to leave the home and told Frohnheiser to leave. Frohnheiser attempted to gain entry to the home, troopers allege, and she was cited.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Disorderly conduct

Francisco Portalatin, 34, of 660 Mauch Chunk Road, Palmerton, was cited for disorderly conduct. The violation occurred on April 19 at 7:16 a.m. in the 600 block of Mauch Chunk Road.

Theft

Charges were filed against Allen Miller Jr., 19, of 653 Main Street, Apt. 4, Slatington, for theft, receiving stolen property, theft from motor vehicle, and driving under suspension. The incident occurred on Feb. 25 at 11:05 p.m. in the 70 block of Princeton Avenue.

Speeding

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Rush Township police have charged a York man who allegedly shoplifted items from the Hometown Commons Walmart, then tried to return them for store credit.

Dominic Sullens, 47, attempted to gain store credit for merchandise valued at $155.71 on April 28. He will be charged with theft by deception.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

A Nesquehoning driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following a one-vehicle crash that occurred about 2:33 a.m. on Saturday, April 28.

Borough Officer Thomas Kurtz responded to the intersection of Angelini and Musmano for a report of a crash. On scene he observed a pickup truck off the road that had struck a utility pole.

The driver was identified as Tony Stoeckel, of 112 E. Garibaldi Ave. He claimed three deer had entered the road in front of him and he swerved to avoid hitting them.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported on several crashes investigated by troopers recently.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating a burglary and theft incidents.

The break-in occurred at the home of Audrey Snyder, 61, of 72 Ashfield Rd., in East Penn Township. Troopers said forced entry was made to the home and taken was a large amount of U.S. currency. The incident occurred sometime between 4 and 6:40 p.m. on April 23.