Sunday, November 29, 2015

Police Logs

Friday, August 5, 2011

Tamaqua police are investigating the unauthorized use of a bank debit card. The card was issued to Randy Schock of 436 Hazle St.

The incident was reported on July 31 after Schock discovered $75 worth of merchandise had been billed to his account for merchandise from a website.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at (570) 668-6100.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating two theft incidents at two Schuylkill County locations.

Troopers said unknown persons entered a PPL substation located along SR443, across from Felty's International, in Pine Grove Township, by cutting a small hole in a fence on the west side of the facility.

Once inside the criminals removed about 60 feet of 4/0 ground wire. The incident occurred sometime between July 22 and Aug. 1, troopers said. No value was listed for the stolen wire.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at Schuylkill Haven reported investigating a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of SR61 and Municipal Road, in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, about 3:08 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Troopers said Joseph P. Yost, 61, of Pottsville, was pulling out from Municipal Road to turn left on southbound 61 and pulled into the path of a vehicle operated by Donald B. Mairose, 55, of Schuylkill Haven.

Friday, August 5, 2011

State police at the Fern Ridge barracks reported on the following arrests made and incidents probed by troopers recently.

Troopers said a 13-year-old male from Jim Thorpe was cited for open lewdness for an incident that occurred about 3:52 p.m. on June 18 at the Penn Forest Streams Association building in Penn Forest Township.

Troopers said the teen defecated near the front steps of the building and then fled on his bicycle.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Agents out of the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board conduct age compliance checks at licensed establishments in various locations in Carbon County. The checks were made on Thursday, Aug. 4, between 6 and 8 p.m.

Compliance checks consist of using supervised underage buyers in an attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Five licensed establishments were checked and two were found to be non-compliant meaning they served the underage buyer alcoholic beverages.

Friday, August 5, 2011

An arson fire destroyed a log loader in an incident in Schuylkill County.

State police at Frackville said the incident occurred in a remote wooded area along a utility pole line off Catawissa Road, in Schuylkill Township, west of Tamaqua.

According to troopers a 1999 Prentice 310 log loader/de-limber located on a tract of land being timbered by Aungst Brothers, of Pine Grove, was set on fire destroying the machine and a quantity of logs that were ready for shipment. Several timbered logs were also stolen from the scene prior to the fire, troopers said.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

A Tamaqua woman ran afoul of the law twice last week and is now facing a host of charges in connection with two incidents.

Amber Strohl, 28, of 44 Mauch Chunk St., was cited last Wednesday, July 27, for simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after she was observed chasing James Druding, same address, with a frying pan. Druding was bleeding from a wound to his left ear. Parts of the altercation were witnessed at 11:03 a.m. by an off duty police officer.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Rush Township police are investigating the theft of a purse from the Walmart Shopping Center on July 31.

Reportedly, a Tamaqua woman left her purse in a shopping cart in the parking lot. When she returned a few minutes later the purse was gone.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call police at 668-4242.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating an aggravated assault incident that occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said Amy Dembinsky, 34, of Girardville, reported she was walking in a wooded area south of the 200 block of E. Main St., in Girardville, when an unknown male assaulted her.

Dembinsky suffered injuries and was transported to an area hospital, troopers said.

Troopers ask anyone with information concerning this incident to call them at (570) 874-5300.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

State police at Frackville are investigating a burglary at a Schuylkill County residence.

The home of Katherine Mercer, 45, of Main Blvd., Sheppton, East Union Township, was entered sometime overnight of Sunday, July 31, and Monday. The criminals broke a window to the rear of the home to gain entry.

Removed from the home was a television, bedroom set and a gas grill.