Monday, November 21, 2016

Schuylkill County Police Log 11/21/2016

Schuylkill County Police Log 11/21/2016

Man Facing Criminal Mischief Charges

According to Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, Jason Hollis, 41, of Hazleton is accused of manually lifting a mechanical security gate owned by Eagle Rock Resort, on 11/20/16 around 1:30am.

Hollis reportedly caused the security gate to malfunction and become inoperable.

Hollis will answer to criminal mischief charged before Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale.


Man Facing Firearm Charges

According to Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, a Frackville State Police Trooper observed John Dasilva, 24, of McAdoo, riding a Yamaha YXZ 1000R (ATV-Side By Side) on the roadway in the area of Morea Road and East Oak Street in West Mahanoy Township.

The trooper was able to catch up to the ATV on Morea Road.  When the ATV pulled onto the right should of the roadway prior to police activating their lights and sirens, Dasilva attempted to make a U-turn, rolling onto it's right side.

Police say Dasilva was found to be in possession of a Springfield Armory 9mm Pistol with a full magazine.  Dasilva acknowledge that he was the owner of the firearm but did not have a valid license to carry it.

Dasilva was not injured but will answer to a charge of Firearm not to be carried with a license and several other traffic violations before Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale.

Troopers also would like to thank the citizens who stopped to help and render aid during the incident.


Investigation Shows No Criminal Activity in Mahanoy City Incident

On Friday, 11/18/16 around 10:00pm, Pennsylvania State Police members from Troop-L responded to a request for assistance from the Mahanoy City Police Department.

Mahanoy City Police responded to a 911 calls from a borough resident that found a man lying in the street near the intersection of Spruce and B-Street.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from apparent serious injuries.  The victim was found bleeding and unresponsive.  The victim was taken via EMS for treatment and was unable to provide details as to how he was injured prior to leaving the scene.

Members of several local law enforcement agencies, as well as the Pennsylvania State Police worked together on investigating the nature of the incident.

Following an investigation and interviews indicated that the victim's injuries were associated with an accidental fall, and were not the result of any criminal activity.