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State police at Lehighton report incidents

State police at the Lehighton barracks reported the following incidents:

• Police were summoned at 2:06 p.m. April 30 to 168 Behrens Road, Jim Thorpe (Penn Forest Township) to investigate a terroristic threats incident.

Police said a 32-year-old man, told them a suspect initiated an altercation with him before leaving the scene. Police said a suspect has been identified and will be charged.

• Joanna Amundson, 32, of Kunkletown, was charged with disorderly conduct after an incident at 9:53 a.m. May 5 in the parking lot of the Weis store at Weir Lane Road and Route 209 in Chestnuthill Township.

Police said the initial report informed them of a woman being passed out in the driver’s seat of a 2001 Subaru Legacy. Upon arrival, police awakened Amundson, who began yelling and cursing in the parking lot.

• The theft of oil from tanks at a newly purchased residence in Eldred Township is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks.

Police said the homeowner reported at 10:46 a.m. April 22 that someone drained the tanks at his residence at 837 Molasses Valley Road.

• Police are investigating a burglary reported at 10:30 a.m. May 5.

It happened on the 400 block of 57 Drive, Towamensing Township.

The resident said all of the doors had been opened and two buckets of hand tools and a six-piece DeWalt tool set were stolen.

• Police reported they responded to a harassment by communications incident at 9:39 a.m. May 13 on the 100 block of Maple Springs Drive, Polk Township, resulting in a woman being cited.

Police said Nicole Baryk was cited for simple trespass and harassment.

A resident filed the complaint after what police called a “neighbor dispute.”