Police reports for Dec. 29.
Police reports for Dec. 29:
SENIOR CITIZEN SCAMMED — The daughter of a 77-year-old woman who resides on Westgate Dr. told police on Nov. 10 that her mother wired $3,200 via Western Union to Georgia after receiving a phone call from someone who identified herself as a police officer in Atlanta and told her that her grandson had been arrested there for driving under the influence, and the money was needed to bail him out. When her daughter found out about the money transfer, she called the grandson and discovered that he didn’t know anything about it. She provided police with a receipt for the wired money. Police advised her to tell her mother not to give out any personal information or wire any more money to anyone without contacting her first. Officer John Evanina filed the report.
MAN, WOMAN CITED AS DISORDERLY — Dana Moore, 30, of Kunkletown, and her boyrfriend Frank Tobia III were cited for disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance at a tavern on South Main St. at 10 p.m. on Nov. 26. The bartender told police that she was struck by Moore and was scratched on her hands and the left side of her chest in the altercation. Officer Dominick Andidora filed the report.
WOMAN CITED FOR HARASSMENT, MISCHIEF — Jodi Orrick, 32, of 14 Sand St. was cited for harassment and criminal mischief after she tore down a decorative garland outside of the residence of Justine Kutch, 16 Sand St., at 4:20 p.m. on Dec. 7. Kutch accused Orrick and Amanda Privett, also of 14 Sand St., of squirting ketchup all over her front door, but there were no witnesses to the incident. Officer Brian Rock filed the report.
MAN CITED AS DRUNK, DISORDERLY — Jeremy Muzyka, 28, of Riverside, California, was cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance while in an intoxicated condition at 24 South Main St. at 12:51 a.m. on Dec. 17. Officer Corey Balinas filed the report.
RESIDENCE BURGLARIZED — Cindy Gabriel, 76 Brook St., reported that someone entered her residence while she and her children were out of town from Dec. 17 to Dec. 19 and stole all of the Christmas presents from under their tree, which included clothes, toys and video games, as well as an I-Home system, an X-Box 360 game system and two gold chains. The total value of the stolen items was estimated at $1,500. Sgt. Patrick Lawler filed the report.
COPPER STOLEN FROM CHURCH — Steven White, a maintenance worker for First Presbyterian Church at 76 Salem Ave., reported at 12:06 p.m. on Dec. 18 that someone stole the copper sections from six of the church’s nine gutter drains along the sides of the building. White could not give a cost estimate for the stolen material, but he said each of the copper sections weighed about eight pounds. Police found shoe prints in the snow near the main entrance of the church on Salem Ave., which came from one of the drains and went toward the sidewalk, and seemed to be from a size eight shoe. However, police were unable to obtain a sole pattern from the tracks. Officer Eugene Groysman filed the report.