Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/11/2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 01/11/2017

No Injuries Reported in Crash on Route 209

On Wednesday, around 10:30am, emergency personnel were called to a one vehicle motor vehicle accident on Route 209 in Blythe Township.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, Jodie Oswald, was driving south on Route 209 when she lost control on a left curve , traveled off the berm of the highway, struck and embankment and rolled her vehicle onto it's driver side.

Oswald and the 3 children in the car with her were uninjured.

Assisting at the scene were Kaska, New Philadelphia, and Cumbola Fire Departments, Pottsville EMS, and A&K Towing.

Stolen Vehicle Found, Man Charged with Robbery and Assault

On December 28, 2016 Frackville Borough Police were called to the Econo Lodge for a stolen vehicle.

Police arrived on scene and observed the stolen vehicle on South Middle Street. While getting information, the caller stated Melvin Brown had pointed a gun at the individual demanding the keys to the vehicle.

Brown then took the vehicle, and was stopped by an other individual. When the individual attempted to take the keys to the vehicle back, Brown then took the individuals head striking it off the steering wheel. Brown then fled the scene.

Brown is charged with Robbery, Theft by unlawful taking or disposition, Receiving stolen property, Terrorist Threats, two counts of simple assault, Harassment, Unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicle, and driving while operating privilege is suspended.

All charges will be answered to Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale, Frackville.


Two Facing Charges After Incident

The West Mahanoy Township Police Department has filed charges against two individuals after an incident on December 7th, when Police were called to Motel 6 for a report of disorderly conduct.

During the course of the investigation, William Huth Jr., Minersville, provided Police with false information regarding his identity. 

The second individual, Justine Ellinger, Minersville, was found to be in possession of several items of drug paraphernalia. Huth was charged False Identification to Law Enforcement and Ellinger was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia as a result of the incident. 

Both will have to answer to these charges before Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale, Frackville.


Woman Facing Multiple Charges After Incidents

Frackville Borough Police have filed charges against Ashley Duran for multiple incidents that occurred on December 13,2016 and December 15,2016.
On December 13,2016 Police responded to a domestic in progress. Police arrived on scene and could hear loud banging and screaming in the building. When attempting to locate the actors, two females had exited their apartment running towards police. After police stated multiple times to back up and calm down, Duran refused to do so. After Duran was told she was going to be placed into custody, she continued to scream then returned to her apartment after told not to.
Also on December 13,2016 Police responded for an unwanted person. Duran proceeded to leave the property. While leaving the property Duran struck the passenger mirror of the patrol vehicle. Officers then attempted to initiate a traffic stop having knowledge Duran did not posses a valid drivers license. At that time Duran did not stop her vehicle, and did not stop for any posted stop signs. After multiple attempts Duran then came to a stop and was placed into custody.
On December 15,2016 Police responded for a female trespassing.
Police arrived on scene to speak with Duran, and inform her she was not permitted on the property after being told prior.
Duran has been charged with the following:
Institutional vandalism, Fleeing or attempting to elude police officers, Criminal mischief, Driving while operating privilege is suspended, Drivers required to be licensed, Stop and yield signs, Disorderly conduct, and Trespassing.
Duran must answer to the above charges to MDJ Hale, Frackville.


Man Facing Attempted to Flee Police While Being Taken into Custody

On December 28, 2016 Frackville Police were called for an unwanted person.

When police arrived and spoke with the caller, the caller wanted Heath Livergood removed from the residence. Livergood also had an active warrant. After police advised he was being taken into custody, Livergood proceeded to exit out of the residence, fleeing from police.

Livergood is charged with Flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment, Resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct. All charges will be answered to Magisterial Distrct Judge Christina Hale, Frackville.