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Police Logs

Monday, January 9, 2012

A Monroe County business was the victim of a burglary that occurred on Friday. It was one of several burglaries and theft incidents probed by state police at Fern Ridge.

Troopers said about 7:19 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, unknown criminals threw a cement block through the front double pane glass window at the AT&T store located in the Regency Plaza, along SR209, in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township. Once inside the criminals removed six iPhones and two Bluetooth accessories.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Victoria Argott, 32, of 156 W. Snyder Ave., Lansford, faces charges from an incident which took place at 1:34 a.m. Jan. 7, 2011, on the 300 block of E. Bertsch Street in that borough. Argott is charged with four counts of driving under the influence, careless driving, use of multiple-beam road lighting equipment, and driving on right side of roadway.

According to an affidavit of probable cause:

Monday, January 9, 2012

A Schuylkill County woman is facing a charge of criminal mischief following an incident that occurred about 2 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8.

State police at Frackville said Nadine Marie Mason, 28, of Schuylkill Haven, went to the residence of Robert Thomas, 37, of 27 High Road, village of Trenton, in Delano Township, and intentionally damaged the victim's mailbox.

Monday, January 9, 2012

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

About 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, troopers stopped Nicholas K. Mangold, 31, of Palmerton, along Bankway at the intersection with SR209, in Lehighton, for a vehicle code violation. He was found to be under the influence and was placed under arrest, troopers said.

Friday, January 6, 2012

A Schuylkill County man was cited for retail theft this week at a county business.

State police at Frackville said Justin Tielman, of Pottsville, was observed by employees of the Sears store in the Schuylkill Mall, New Castle Township, removing a Sony PS3 wireless controller from the store without paying for it. The incident occurred about noon on Thursday, Jan. 5.

He will have to answer the charge before District Judge David Plachko of Port Carbon.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Lansford police have issued a number of citations:

Friday, January 6, 2012

A suspect is being sought in an attempted burglary in Monroe County.

State police at Fern Ridge said the incident occurred about 1:03 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Island Tattoo business located in the Rainbox Plaza along SR209 in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township.

Troopers said a white male, about six fee tall, was observed running away from the business after he had thrown a rock against the entrance breaking a window.

The suspect was wearing a black knit cap and a tan coat. He was observed leaving in a unknwon type four-door car, red in color.

Friday, January 6, 2012

State police at Lehighton are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Carbon County residence.

Troopers said the home of Ronald Keith Haydt Jr., 38, of 25 Palm Drive, Towamensing Township, was forcibly entered sometime between 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, and 12:40 p.m. on Thursday.

Removed from the home was several items. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (610) 377-4270.

Friday, January 6, 2012

State police at Lehighton reported investigating two crashes recently, both occurring in Ross Township, Monroe County.

The first occurred about noon on Tuesday, Jan. 3, off SR115 in the parking lot of the Gateway Motel. Troopers said Gabrielle R. Hoadley, 17, of Wind Gap, drove his 1997 Ford Taurus over a boulder placed at the entrance to the motel causing damage to the undercarriage. The boulder was placed by employees at the motel to prevent vehicles from driving over newly patched potholes, troopers said. No injuries were reported.

Friday, January 6, 2012

A Jim Thorpe man is facing several charges following an incident in the borough.

Police said on Nov. 15 they received a complaint from Jolaine A. Herman that she noticed a transaction on her bank statement which she did not make. She said the transaction was made on Nov. 11 at about 4:07 a.m. at the Turkey Hill store in the borough for a total of $63.59.