Police Blotter: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
MILTON - A New Jersey man suffered what state troopers described as a minor injury in a crash on Interstate 80 Monday afternoon in Turbot Township.
Freddy Jimenez, 19, of Passaic, N.J., was driving a 2001 Honda Civic east about 3:40 p.m. when he lost control while rounding a curve, causing the vehicle to spin out and strike an embankment before rolling several times before coming to rest on its roof.
Jimenez was treated at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, state police at Milton said.
Child seat inspection
STONINGTON - Pennsylvania State Police troopers from the Stonington Barracks will be conducting inspections and installations of child car seats from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the barracks, 2465 Route 61.
A certified child passenger technician will also be available for questions and concerns. Interested persons should bring their seat, owner's manual and the vehicle the seat will be installed in.
Driver escapes injury in crash
UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP - Tricia R. Beachel, 24, of Shamokin, escaped injury Tuesday morning in a one-car crash along Route 61 near Carroll Road in this Northumberland County township.
State police at Stonington reported Beachel was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier north on Route 61 at 7:51 a.m. when she lost control of her car on the slippery highway, causing the auto to exit the road, hit a ditch and roll over before coming to rest.
Police said Beachel, who was wearing a seat belt, was cited for driving at an unsafe speed.
MOUNT CARMEL - Shane J. Geary, 28, of 129 Oak Lane, Shady Acres, was charged by Patrolman Kevin Katch with driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving relating to a Sept. 19 accident in the 100 block of West Sixth Street.
Police said Geary refused to submit to a blood test.
RALPHO TOWNSHIP - Richard A. Gallinot, 59, of Box 258, Elysburg RR 1, was charged by Patrolman Christopher Grow with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving an unregistered vehicle.
The charges relate to a Sept. 7 accident at 27 S. Hickory St., Elysburg.
Police reported Gallinot had a blood-alcohol content of .194 percent.
MOUNT CARMEL - Anthony R. Snyder, 27, of 420 E. Fourth St., Mount Carmel, has been charged by Patrolman Shane Reamer with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.
The charges relate to an Oct. 13 traffic stop in the first block of North Oak Street.
Snyder had a blood-alcohol content of .142 percent, police said.
Driving under suspension
KULPMONT - Michael F. Dallazia, 58, of 560 E. Melrose St., Marion Heights, has been charged by Police Chief Richard Wilson III with driving under suspension while being a habitual offender, driving under suspension, driving an unregistered vehicle, unauthorized use or transfer of registration, driving without insurance, operating a vehicle without proper inspection, violations concerning licenses exhibit suspended, a seat belt violation and driving without a license.
The charges were filed in connection with a Nov. 17 incident in the 700 block of Ash Street.
MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP - Derek C. Kranzel, 22, of 320 N. Oak St., Mount Carmel, has been charged by Patrolman Kelly Campbell with two counts of stalking and one count of harassment involving a Nov. 3 disturbance at 1201 Wood St. near Kulpmont.
Police said Kranzel is accused of sending threatening and harassing messages to Kelsey Resendes.
MOUNT CARMEL - Charges of theft, receiving stolen property and possession of a controlled substance were filed by Patrolman Kevin Katch against Brenda Lee Spicer, 46, of 557 W. Girard St., Atlas.
Spicer is accused of stealing a prescription for a pain killer from Mary A. Smith, of 250 S. Poplar St., Apt. 7, Mount Carmel, on Sept. 22.