Thursday, July 27, 2017

Police Logs

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

State police at Lehighton are looking for the person who shot a paintball gun at a vehicle on Blue Ridge Road, near Ruby Court, in Saylorsburg, Ross Township.

The incident happened at 10:30 p.m. July 21. The victim is a 17-year-old woman from Saylorsburg.

Police said there were no damages to the windshield of the vehicle.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at 610-681-1850.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The theft of a motor vehicle in Schuylkill County is being investigated by state police at Schuylkill Haven.

Troopers said a 2006 bronze Saturn Ion was taken from the area of Peach Mountain Road, near the Mary Queen of Peace cemetery, in Norwegian Township, sometime between Monday at 8 p.m. and Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. Troopers said the vehicle’s owner, an Ashland resident, reported he ran out of gas and left the vehicle at the above location and returned the next day and found it missing. The car has state registration number KGN2601.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

The theft of various items from a vehicle in the 600 block of West Lizard Creek Road, East Penn Township, is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

The incident happened between noon July 2 and 3 p.m. July 7.

The victim, Christopher Odenwelder, 47, told police someone stole a GPS unit, various tools and a Sony car stereo from his vehicle.

Police said the estimated loss is $949 while an additional $100 in damages were sustained by the vehicle.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

State police at Lehighton have reported on the following incidents.

• Shawn M. Berger, 33, of Palmerton, was driving a 2016 Laramie westbound onSpringhouse Lane in Lower Towamensing Township when his vehicle struck recycling containers that were placed at the end of a driveway. The incident happened at 7:59 p.m. July 11. The containers were pushed forward, striking a 2006 Ford F150 owned by Brian T. Keenly, 42, of Palmerton. Police said Berger failed to stop at the scene and was cited for accidents involving damage to an unattended vehicle or property.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks were summoned at 8:47 a.m. July 15 toa location on Interchange Road in Polk Township to investigate a trespass by motor vehicle incident.

Police said a 51-year-old township resident called police after two individuals drove their go-carts onto his property without his permission.

The suspects are a 33-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man, both from Polk Township.

Friday, July 21, 2017

No one was hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 12:58 p.m. July 12 on Interchange Road in Polk Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said the driver, John M. Mika, 34, of Lehighton, was northbound in the area of 1146 Interchange Road when the 1999 Dodge Ram truck he was driving traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a utility pole and a PennDOT road sign, traveling back onto the roadway, crossing the southbound lane and coming to rest on the shoulder of the southbound lane, about 30 feet from the initial impact.

Friday, July 21, 2017

A Tamaqua man, who lied about his name when he was caught shoplifting, ended up in the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville on July 11.

Tamaqua police responded to Fegley’s Mini Mart on Center Street at 1:25 p.m. for a man who had stolen a bottle of Gatorade. A man matching the description provided by store employees was found at Burger King. That man had a bottle of Gatorade and an orange bag.

The man identified himself as Christopher Cruz, but officers soon discovered he was really Adam Cruz, 35, of 20 Clay St.

Friday, July 21, 2017

David A. Charbonnier, 54, of Lehighton, was citedafter a one-vehicle crash at 12:09 p.m. July 14 on Hahn’s Dairy Road, Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said he was westbound and attempting to negotiate a right curve in the road when the 1998 Dodge Ram truck he was driving went out of control, spun around, hit an embankment and turned onto its left side.

Charbonnier was uninjured.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lansford police have charged the following people with breaking the law.

• Ann Lutz, 50, Tamaqua: Charged with driving under the influence, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia on May 5. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Aug. 2 before District Judge Casimir T. Kosciolek of Lansford.

• Corey Daldos, 20, Lansford: Charged with possession of drug paraphernalia on May 20. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 1:15 p.m. Aug. 16 before Kosciolek.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

State police at the Lehighton barracks said a 5-year-old girl is the victim of a domestic violence incident that they responded to at 10:07 p.m.Monday along Bonser Road in Ross Township.

As a result of the incident, police charged Joseph Pelaez, 21, no address listed, with harassment, simple assault and endangering the welfare of children.

Police said he allegedly struck the girl in the face with an open hand, resulting in the victim suffering an abrasion to her lower lip.