Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Schuylkill County Police Log for 08/08/17

Schuylkill County Police Log for 08/08/17

Man Facing Assault Charges

West Mahanoy Township Police have filed charges as a result of an incident on August 3rd, 2017 at a local motel.

During the course of the incident it was found that William Rodriguez, Mahanoy City, pushed another person to the ground and struck them several times in the head and face.

Rodriguez will have to answer to charges of Simple Assault before Magisterial District Judge Christina Hale, Frackville


Man Facing DUI/Reckless Driving/Drug Possession Charges

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017 the Orwigsburg Police Department was dispatched to a reckless driving complaint coming into the Borough from the east. 

It was reported that a black Volkswagen was traveling at a high rate of speed and improperly passing motorists as it made its way into the Borough where the operator eventually stopped and confronted a witness. 

It was at this time that OPD arrived and affected a stop on the vehicle. 

The operator of the black Volkswagen was identified as Michael Biondo, 35, of Orwigsburg. 

Biondo was manifestly under the influence of a drug or combination of drugs to the degree which he was incapable of safe vehicle operation. 

Biondo was also found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and had his eight year old son in the vehicle with him. 

Pending the results of Biondo’s chemical test, he will face charges including: DUI, possession of a small amount of marijuana, endangering the welfare of children, and multiple summary traffic violations.


Man Facing Harassment Charges

On Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Orwigsburg Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of N. Warren Street for a threat report.

Investigation at the scene revealed that Samuel Miller, 28, threatened to physically assault his children’s grandmother when she arrived to take them to an amusement park for the day. 

As a result, Miller has been charged with summary harassment.

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