State police at Frackville
State police at Frackville reported on the following incidents:
• Police were summoned at 7:02 a.m. May 6 to a property on Ben Titus Road in Rush Township to investigate a trespassing incident.
Police said someone was observed walking around the residence wearing what appears to be a camouflage and a backpack with a mask over the face. The intruder is seen on surveillance video walking around the residence and vehicles looking in windows.
• Ryan Thorne, 47, of New Philadelphia, has been charged with theft of vehicle parts, stemming from an incident at 3:10 p.m. April 27 on Stadium Hill in Walker Township.
Police said he stole a catalytic converter off a 2004 Ford owned by a 38-year-old Tamaqua man and fled the scene in a western direction through a heavily-wooded area.
• Police are investigating the theft of a pistol from an unlocked vehicle in East Brunswick Township.
Police said they were called at 2:19 a.m. April 25 to Chestnut Street in the township where a 64-year-old New Ringgold man told them someone entered his 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and stole a black Smith & Wesson, Shield EZ Super Carry .30-caliber semi-automatic pistol. The gun carries the serial number RHE4139. It is valued at $519, police said.
• Three teens were cited for underage drinking after police were called at 8:22 p.m. May 15 to the parking lot of McDonald’s on Lincoln Drive in Hometown, Rush Township.
A 17-year-old boy from Weatherly, an 18-year-old boy from Tamaqua and a 19-year-old boy from Drums had open alcohol containers in a 2019 Toyota Camry.
• Police were summoned to investigate a criminal mischief incident that happened between 1:30-4:30 p.m. May 3 in East Brunswick Township.
Police said an 80-year-old New Ringgold man, reported someone used a large rock to damage his mailbox at the intersection of Bear Creek Drive and Wild Turkey Lane in the township.
• Police are investigating a burglary reported at 2:27 a.m. April 25 at a shed located off Game Lands Road in East Brunswick Township.
A 38-year-old woman from New Ringgold reported someone stole multiple tools and other equipment totaling over $2,800.
The tools and equipment included compressors, a shop vac, an electric power washer, drills, a miter saw, circular saw and a snowblower, among other things.