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Police Logs

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Schuylkill County teen was slightly injured when he ran his biccycle into a car. State police at Frackville said the accident occurred about 6:27 p.m. on Tuesday, July 13, at the intersection of Apple and Maple sts., in the village of Nuremberg.

Troopers said a 13-year-old male from Maple St. was riding his bike and turned from Apple onto Maple and struck the front of a 1987 Dodge Aries K operated by Thomas Yurcho Jr., 57, of Nuremberg. Damages were minor to the car.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported on crashes investigated by troopers in recent days.

A one vehicle crash occurred about 7 p.m. on Monday, July 12, along Forest Inn Road, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County. Troopers said Stephen J. Kenion, 24, of Palmerton, was driving a 2007 Subaru Impreza northbound when he failed to negotiate a left hand curve on the wet roadway. The car went onto the east berm and struck a fence. After striking the fence the car continued to travel north and struck a home.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

No one was injured in a rear-end type crash that occurred about 12:28 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, along SR61 in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said Chad B. Himmelberger, 32, of Port Clinton, and Janet H. Goetz, 66, of Schuylkill Haven, were in the left lane approching the intersection with Coal Mountain Road while northbound. Another vehicle stopped in the left lane to turn east.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Luzerne County driver is facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) following an incident that occurred on July 10 about 1:47 a.m.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Bethlehem man was arrested and charged with a theft incident that occured at a Lehigh County residence.

State police at Fogelsville said Matthew John Dudeck, of the 500 block of E. Laurel St. was charged with taking $2,000 worth of jewelry from Thomas George Boyd and Diane Jean Dudeck-Boydi, of 7924 George Rd., in Wesineberg Township, New Tripoli. The theft occurred sometime between June 28 at 3 p.m. and June 29 at 1:45 a.m., troopers said.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

State police at Lehighton reported on several theft incidents investigated by troopers in recent days.

Troopers are investigating the theft of a handgun. The gun was removed from the residence of Joshua Leap, 22, of Box 20, Kunkletown Rd., Kunkletown, Eldred Township, Monroe County, sometime between 12:30 and 4:30 a.m. on July 3. The gun is described as a Ruger P95 model with serial number 31119698. It is a 9mm semi-automatic with a black grip and silver slide.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Schuylkill County business.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

A Schuylkill County man was jailed over the weekend on an outstanding arrest warrant issued out of Lackawanna County.

State police at Frackville responded to New Road in Lost Creek, West Mahanoy Township, about 8:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, to a report of a disturbance. At the scene troopers encountered Lawrence M. Meyers, 51, of Lost Creek.

A check revealed Meyers was wanted on a bench warrant. He was taken into custody and lodged in the county prison in Pottsville to await extradition to Lackawanna County.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a theft from a vehicle incident in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said the incident occurred on Monday, July 12, along Port Clinton Road, in Port Clinton, in an area commonly referred to as "The Rock."

Troopers said Joshua Kenneth Muthard, 19, of Emmaus, parked his car at the above location so he and his passenger, Jason Andrew Held, 18, also of Emmaus, could go swimming at "The Rock."

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Several arrests made by troopers in recent days were reported by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

On July 10 about 8:10 p.m. troopers responded to 3062 Blue Ridge Rd., in Saylorsburg, Monroe County, to a report of a harassment incident. On scene troopers said they found Benjamin Harrington Jr., 41, of Saylorsburg, disorderly and in a drunken condition. Troopers learned during an argument with two females, ages 54 and 52 both of Saylorsburg, Harrington allegedly struck them. He was charged with harassment, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.