Police investigate generator theft
psp at lykens detail incidents
eLiZaBetHViLLe — state police at Lykens reported receiving 565 calls during the month of october.
in the crime division, police said, there were 110 reported offenses with 101 determined to be valid and 75 cleared resulting in 60 arrests.
in the patrol division, state police investigated 40 crashes and six hit- and- run crashes that resulted in eight injuries and no fatalities.
Police made 13 dUi arrests and issued 265 traffic citations and 107 warning notices.
Driver swerves to avoid deer, crashes
middLePort — state police at Frackville investigated a crash that occurred on route 209, just east of coal street, around 7: 30 a. m. tuesday.
Police said theresa m. Harris, 52, of tamaqua, was driving a 2006 chevrolet cobalt south when she lost control along a right curve while swerving to avoid a deer.
the woman’s car went off the road and struck a guide rail before coming to a stop on the west berm facing south, police said.
Police said Harris was not hurt but that, as a result of the crash, she will be cited for not driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Firefighters from Kaska and middleport assisted at the scene.
police: medical problem led to crash
PottsViLLe — Pottsville police investigated a crash in the 1700 block of West market street that was reported around 11: 40 a. m. thursday.
at the scene, investigating officer Patrolman Joseph Krammes determined that a 66- year- old Pottsville woman was driving a 2007 Kia sor- rento east on West market street when she experienced a medical problem and veered into the parking area, hitting a 2016 chevrolet trax owned by a Pottsville man, a 2005 Ford F150 owned by a Pottsville man and a 2005 Jeep grand cherokee also owned by a Pottsville man.
Police said the woman was treated at the scene by schuylkill ems and then transported to a medical facility.
the Kia sorento had to be towed from the scene due to disabling damage, and police said the chevrolet trax sustained minor damage to the rear driver’s side tire area.
in addition, the Ford F150 sustained heavy damage to the rear pickup bed and minor damage to its front bumper while the Jeep grand cherokee sustained minor rear end damage.
Pottsville firefighters assisted at the scene.
2 vehicles damaged in pottsville crash
PottsViLLe — a crash that occurred in the 1300 block of West market street around 4 p. m. tuesday was investigated by Pottsville police.
Police said Patrolman Joel methven determined that a 50- year- old Pottsville man was driving a 2000 Pontiac east when he attempted to stop for slowed traffic in front of him.
Wet road conditions slowed the effectiveness of the stopping maneuver and the man then tried to pull to the right where there was an open spaced area.
Police said the vehicle began to turn when the front struck the back of a 2015 Buick enclave being driven by a 62- year- old Pottsville woman.
the Pontiac sustained disabling damage to the front and had to be towed from the scene, police said, adding that the Buick sustained minor damage.
the woman was evaluated at the scene by schuylkill ems but did not require transport to a medical facility.
Pottsville firefighters assisted at the scene.
aUBUrN — state police at schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of a generator that occurred on Pueblo drive in Wayne township sometime on July 14.
Police on Wednesday released information saying that someone removed a blue and silver duro max gaspowered generator model XP4400e from the side of a residence and fled the area.
anyone with information is asked to call police at 570754- 4600.
Fight over drone leads to threat
WicoNisco — a 37- yearold Wiconisco man was arrested by state police at Lykens on threat charges after an incident at 516 Pottsville st. in Wiconisco township, dauphin county, around 3: 15 p. m. sept. 27.
Police said thursday that Brandon Keister became involved in an argument over the use of a drone with richard Wolff, 35, also of Wiconisco, during which Keister pointed a weapon, later determined to be a BB gun, at Wolff.
Keister will have to answer to the charges against him before magisterial district Judge rebecca J. margerum, elizabethville.
businesses cited for liquor violations
aLLeNtoWN — seven area businesses have been cited by the Pennsylvania state Police Bureau of Liquor control enforcement for various infractions of the state Liquor Law.
Little run social club inc., 266 middle creek road, Box 32, tremont township; fail- ing to maintain complete and truthful records covering the operation of a licensed business for a period of two years.
Yockos LLc, 18 N. delaware ave., minersville; selling or furnishing alcohol to a minor on aug. 25.
Pick a deli six Packs to go LLc, 419 s. centre st., Pottsville; selling or furnishing alcohol to a minor and not being a bona fide restaurant by failing to maintain sufficient seating.
Keystone social club inc., 58 s. Fourth st., Hamburg; possessing or operating gambling devices and allowing gambling or lotteries, pool selling or bookmaking on a licensed premises and offering or giving liquor as a prize.
deer Lake and West Brunswick township Fire company No. 1, 1 ash road, deer Lake; failing to maintain complete and truthful records covering the operation of a licenses business for a period of two years concerning the small games of chance act, failing to submit annual reports to the state department of revenue regarding small games of chance, improperly admitting individuals into the business and failing to maintain records in conformity with the provisions of the Liquor code.
the coal mine tap room, 2 N. third st., Box 222, saint clair; allowing music or other entertainment to be heard beyond the property line of the business.
cressona Legion Home association, 1 Front st., cressona; providing contaminated liquor and failing to maintain records in conformity with the provision of the Liquor code.
each business can face fines of between $ 50 and $ 1,000 for minor violations and up to $ 5,000 for more serious violations. an administrative law judge can also mandate training for the licensee and impose a license suspension or revocation.