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South Schuylkill News Police Reports, Aug. 24, 2023

The following information comes from police reports and court records.

Crash: On Aug. 7 at about 9:30 p.m., state police at Schuylkill Haven responded to an accident on Route 209, Tower City. Maurice Lampkin, 41, Brooklyn, N.Y. was driving north on East Grand Avenue near North Hand Street. when the front passenger side tire blew out on his pickup, causing Lampkin to lose control. The truck struck three vehicles on the left side of the road and sustained disabling damage. No injuries were reported.

Drug Possession: On Aug. 4 at about 8:30 p.m., state police at Schuylkill Haven conducted a traffic stop on the Pottsville Minersville highway. The passenger in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana.

DUI: A patrol unit of the state police at Schuylkill Haven was dispatched to Schuylkill Mountain Road and Route 183 South in Wayne Township on Aug. 4 at about 10:10 p.m. It was reported a man was slumped over the wheel of a 2014 Chevrolet. The driver was identified at Henry Cotterill, 21, Pine Grove, and was arrested for DUI on view combination alcohol/drugs.

Reckless Endangerment: State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating an incident that occurred on Peach Mountain and Wade roads in Norwegian Township. On Aug. 3 at about 4:30 p.m. a vehicle was struck by a bullet. Anyone with knowledge of this incident is asked to contact state police at 570-754-4600.

Crash: On July 30 at about 4 p.m. state police at Schuylkill Haven responded to an accident at the Sunoco parking lot at 418 Suedberg Road in Pine Grove Township. A tractor trailer attempted to turn around in the parking lot and struck a gas pump. The driver fled west on Route 443. The driver was identified at Michael Matheny, 59, Morgan City, La.

Source: Berkshire mont

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