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									                                                                                                                                                                        The Hamburg Area Item, October 9, 2002                     13

                                                                                                                                                                Item reporter
Police Log
    Hamburg Borough police
reported the following informa-
                                          With      Halloween      rapidly
                                       approaching, police would like to
                                                                                lights on his vehicle while behind
                                                                                an oversize load. A tractor-trailer
                                                                                                                        the scene. Another passenger, a
                                                                                                                        10-year-old boy, was not injured.
                                                                                                                                                                injured in crash
tion:                                  remind parents to be extra careful       truck, operated by Andre                All were wearing seatbelts.                A reporter for the Hamburg        head-on which was operated by
    During the week of Sept. 30        when trick-or-treating with their        Gonzaga-Maciel, 22, Kearney,               Heather       Andrews,      20,      Area Item and Kutztown Area          Christine Yahn, 38, Lenhartsville.
through Oct. 6, police handled 129     children. Contact police regarding       N.J., who was also traveling in the     Lenhartsville, was taken to Lehigh      Patriot was injured in a two-vehi-      Veronikis was taken to Lehigh
incidents, including 15 citations      any mysterious bags or treats.           right hand lane of travel, drove        Valley Hospital by Hamburg              cle crash Oct. 4 on Kohler’s Hill    Valley Hospital by Kutztown
issued, five parking tickets issued,   Police also advise to only trick or      into the rear of the pickup truck.      Ambulance following a two-car           Road, Greenwich Township.            Ambulance for multiple injuries,
five written warnings, one false       treat at family and friends’ homes.         The roadway was not blocked          crash Oct. 7 shortly before 5 a.m.         Eric Veronikis, 25, Mountain      including fractured bones and
alarm, and two abandoned vehicle                                                for any period of time, and both        in Greenwich Township.                  View Road, Lenhartsville, was        facial lacerations.
calls.                                    Bethel Township police report-        units were towed from the scene.           Andrews was traveling south          traveling north shortly before 11       Yahn was also treated at the
    On Oct. 2, Officer Gehring         ed the following information:               A traffic summary charge of          on Route 143 when she crossed           a.m. when he lost control of his     hospital for minor injuries. Both
filed charges on two 17-year-old          A two-vehicle accident and            careless driving will be filed on       the center line and impacted a          vehicle on the wet roadway.          were wearing seatbelts.
male juveniles for driving under       arrest of one of the drivers             Gonzaga-Maciel.                         tractor-trailer truck operated by          The vehicle then hydro-planed        Police were assisted at the
the influence; possession of           occurred Oct. 4, shortly before 2           Unknown person(s) shot an            Lech Pawlowicz, 44, Tampa, Fla.,        into the southbound lane and         scene by Hamburg and Virginville
cocaine, marijuana and alcohol;        p.m. along Route 183 near Route          orange paintball at the residence       who was stopped in the north-           struck a sports utility vehicle      fire departments.
possession of drug paraphernalia;      419, Bethel Township.                    of Wendy K. Faust, 3209 Old             bound lanes waiting to make a left
and underage drinking. Charges            A 1992 Plymouth sedan operat-         Route 22, Windsor Township              turn onto the I-78 ramp.
were also filed on Neil M. Moyer,      ed by Joseph J. Parnall, 29,             sometime between 3 p.m. Oct. 5

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27, Orwigsburg, for disorderly         Ashland, was traveling north-            and 9 a.m. Oct. 6. Anyone with
conduct.                               bound when he lost control of the        information is asked to contact
                                       vehicle. The vehicle ran off the         PSP Hamburg at 610-562-6885.
   Tilden Township police              roadway, struck a guide rail, and           Unknown person(s) struck the
reported the following informa-        then veered back onto the road-          rightside mirror on a vehicle
                                                                                                                           Greenfields Fire Company,            of the former Zacharias Machine      burglar intrusion and Greenfields
tion:                                  way and collided with an oncom-          owned by Melody J. Faust at her
                                                                                                                        Bern Township, responded to             Works spilled oil from one of the    and Mount Pleasant Fire
   During      the     month      of   ing 2000 Chevrolet truck operated        residence at 1318 Windsor Castle
                                                                                                                        seven calls this past week as fol-      machines on board. The spill         Companies were recalled.
September, police responded to 91      by William W. Fetterolf, 48,             Road, Windsor Township, some-
                                                                                                                        lows:                                   affected Van Reed Road from              Oct. 4, 6:50 p.m.- automatic
calls including: one alarm; four       Schuylkill Haven.                        time between 6 p.m. Oct. 5 and 10
                                                                                                                           Sept. 30, 8:58 a.m. - vehicle        Leiscz’s Bridge Road to Route        fire alarm at 403 Oak Grove Road,
EMS assists; one fire department          Although neither driver suffer-       a.m. Oct. 6. The damage was esti-
                                                                                                                        accident at Route 183 and Old           183, and from Route 183 to the       Bern Township.
assist; three police department        end any injuries, Parnall was            mated at $100. Anyone with
                                                                                                                        Bernville Road.                         Route        222      interchange.       A residential fire alarm system
assists; three civil processes; two    taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital           information is asked to contact
                                                                                                                           Two cars were involved in a          Greenfields      Fire    Company     was activated due to smoke from
criminal mischief; two disabled        where he voluntarily submitted to        PSP Hamburg at 610-562-6885.
                                                                                                                        rear-end collision at the intersec-     applied oil dry absorbent material   cooking. Greenfields Captain
vehicles; three domestic; one DUI      both drug and alcohol tests. Final          A      two-vehicle      accident
                                                                                                                        tion which resulted in neck             to the spill on Route 183 and        Ken Haupt checked the residence
arrest; one fingerprint detail; two    test results are pending. Charges        occurred Oct. 6 shortly after 7
                                                                                                                        injuries to one adult female and        called Penn DOT for sand to          and confirmed the reason for the
lost property; two police informa-     of Operating under the Influence         p.m. on Route 61 near Jetson
                                                                                                                        one child. The two injuried vic-        absorb the spill on Van Reed         activation. No further fire depart-
tion; one suspicious person; three     and related traffic offenses are         Drive, Tilden Township.
                                                                                                                        tims were treated and transported       Road.                                ment services were required.
suspicious vehicles; one theft; 12     also pending on Parnall.                    Carrie A. Levitt, 46, Norwalk,
                                                                                                                        to the hospital by Schuylkill              Oct. 3, 8:21 a.m. - automatic     Mount Pleasant Fire Company
traffic controls; 42 traffic cita-        Police were assisted at the           Conn., was traveling south on
                                                                                                                        Valley EMS.              Firefighters   fire alarm at the Reading Airport    also responded.
tions; one verbal warning; two         scene by Hamburg and Reading             Route 61 in the left turn only lane
                                                                                                                        removed debris and controlled           Control Tower.                           Oct. 6, 11:58 p.m. - dumpster
written warnings; two reckless         State Police, and by personnel           at the intersection with Jetson
                                                                                                                        traffic around the incident for 45         The fire alarm system was acti-   fire at Epler’s United Church of
drivers; one 9-1-1 hang-up; one        from both the Bethel and                 Drive, when she attempted to
                                                                                                                        minutes until the scene was             vated when construction crews        Christ, West Leesport Road, Bern
check of area.                         Rehrersburg Fire Companies.              complete the left hand turn and
                                                                                                                        cleared. Mount Pleasant Fire            were spraying inside the building    Township.
   On Sept. 29, at 2:11 a.m.,                                                   was struck by a northbound vehi-
                                                                                                                        Company was also dispatched.            during the renovation project.           Another suspicious dumpster
police were involved in a vehicle         Pa State police, Hamburg              cle operated by Cynthia L. Ross,
                                                                                                                           Oct. 1, 10:05 a.m. - medical         The spray set off a smoke detec-     fire in the area was discovered in
pursuit involving a 2000               barracks, reported the following         46, New Ringgold. Following
                                                                                                                        assist at Suburban Drive, Bern          tor. There was no fire and the       the church parking lot by a passer-
Chevrolet Cavalier. The operator       information:                             impact, Levitt’s minivan came to
                                                                                                                        Township.                               responding units from Greenfields    by. The fire was quickly extin-
attempted to elude police by trav-        A tractor-trailer truck and pick-     rest on Jetson Drive, and Ross’s
                                                                                                                           EMS personnel requested the          and Mount Pleasant were recalled.    guished by fire fighters, limiting
eling north on Route 61 and then       up truck escorting an oversize           vehicle continued north where it
                                                                                                                        assistance of the fire department          Oct. 4, 3:21 p.m. - automatic     the damage to the dumpster and
led police through multiple back       load collided Oct. 1 on eastbound        impacted a utility pole head-on.
                                                                                                                        to help lift an elderly patient down    fire alarm at Parker Hannifin,       its contents.
roads. Police apprehended the          I-78 at the Shartlesville exit,          Levitt and her passengers, Rachel
                                                                                                                        a flight of stairs leading out of a     Stinson Drive.                           This was the eighth suspicious
driver in Port Clinton, resulting in   Upper Bern Township.                     Guiser, 31, Conn., and an 11-year
                                                                                                                        residence.                                 An alarm signal for a burglar     dumpster fire in the area this past
a DUI arrest.                             The operator of the pick-up,          old male and four year old female,
                                                                                                                           Oct. 1, 1:17 p.m. - oil spill at     alarm was misread as a fire alarm    year; the third at Epler’s Church.
   Tilden police will continue to      A.A. Achey, 43, Kleinfeltersville,       were not injured.
                                                                                                                        Route 183 and Van Reed Road.            by the alarm company protecting          Bern Township police are con-
conduct speed enforcement on           was driving at approximately 50             Ross and a passenger, a 12-
                                                                                                                            A truck hauling machinery out       the facility. There was no fire or   tinuing their investigation.
Route 61, Hex Highway and other        mph in the right hand lane with          year-old female, suffered minor
roads within the township.             amber flashing and revolving             injuries but refused treatment at

Log                                              See the entire Calendar
                                                                         of Events online:
                                                                                                                    Strength for Living with Cancer:
     District Justices                                     Improving the                                                 Fighting the Fatigue
Before Gloria W. Stitzel:
                                                       Chemotherapy Experience                                  with Ann Rollman, RN, MSN, OCN,
                                                                                                                Program Coordinator of Oncology Services
   Wayne P. Schnorrbusch, 21,                   with Ann Rollman, RN, MSN, OCN,
                                                Program Coordinator of Oncology Services                        This program is designed to help cancer patients
Gun Club Road, Greenwich                                                                                        and their loved ones gain information on the
Township, waived a hearing on                   This educational symposium is for cancer patients               diagnosis, management, and treatment of
charges of drunken driving.                     receiving chemotherapy, as well as for their                    cancer-related anemia and associated fatigue,
                                                caregivers and healthcare professionals.                        helping them lead fuller, more active lives.
   Jay C. Fritz, 24, Franklin
                                                • how to manage the physical and psychological
Street, Hamburg, waived a hear-                                                                                 Free
                                                  side effects of chemotherapy cancer treatment
ing on charges of drunken driv-                                                                                 Monday, October 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
                                                • how to best prepare for treatment
ing.                                                                                                            Education Center at The Reading Hospital
   Brenda J. Snyder, 40, South                  • coping with emotional issues
Centre Avenue, Leesport, waived                 • complementary therapies
a hearing on charges of druken                  • strategies to make the chemotherapy                               What is Your Risk of Developing                            NEW Prostate Risk Assessment
                                                  experience successful
   Cynthia       Fenstermacher-                 Free
                                                                                                                           Prostate Cancer?                                          Program (PRAP)
Burker, 43, Hawk Mountain                       Monday, November 11, 7 to 9 p.m.                                with Marilyn Brennan, RN, OCN,                              You may be eligible to participate in the Regional
Road, Albany Township, was held                                                                                 Director of Prostate Risk Assessment Program                Cancer Center’s Prostate Risk Assessment
                                                Education Center                                                                                                            Program. The goal of our free program is to
for court on charges of drunken                 at The Reading Hospital                                         A free lecture to discuss the risk factors for
                                                                                                                developing prostate cancer and guidelines for               provide special screening and follow-up for men
driving.                                                                                                                                                                    at higher than average risk. You may be at higher
                                                                                                                lifestyle changes that can decrease risk. Of
   Herbert P. Shinton, 20, was                                                                                  special interest to men who have a family history           risk if you:
held for court on charges of                       Breast Cancer Support Services                               of prostate cancer, and to African-American                 • are between the ages of 35 and 69 AND you
receiving stolen property.                               Annual Conference                                      men who are at higher risk.                                    have a family history of this cancer
                                                                                                                                                                            • are an African-American between the ages of 35
Before Thomas M. Gauby Jr.:                           BREAST CANCER: A to Z                                     Tuesday, October 22, 7 to 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                               and 69, even if you don’t have a family history
                                                                                                                                                                               of prostate cancer
  Brian     Wagonseller,        54,             with Aaron Han, MD, Pathologist; Michael Brown,                 Education Center at The Reading Hospital                    • have tested positive for the BrCal gene
Belleman’s Church Road, Centre                  MD, Surgical Oncologist; Simi Rai, MD, Medical
Township, waived ahearing on                    Oncologist; Michael Haas, MD, Radiation                                                                                     For more information, contact Marilyn Brennan,
                                                Oncologist                                                                                                                  RN, OCN, at 610-988-9323.
charges of disorderly conduct,
                                                This program discusses diagnosis, treatments
making terroristic threats, harass-             and new procedures related to breast cancer.
ment and public drunkenness.
                                                $10/person                                                                                                                         Colorectal Cancer Screening
Before Carol A. Stoudt:                         Thursday, October 17                                                                                                        For men and women 50 years and older, a free
  Elaine Snell, 40, Main Street,                Registration begins at 6 p.m.,                                                                                              colorectal cancer screening kit can be picked up at
                                                program begins at 6:30 p.m.                                                                                                 the Regional Cancer Center. Kit includes complete
Bernville, waived a hearing on                                                                                                                                              instructions; you will be notified of the results.
charges of disorderly conduct.                  Thun/Janssen Auditorium
                                                at The Reading Hospital                                                                                                     Free
                                                                                                                                                                            Weekdays (except holidays), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                            The Reading Hospital Regional Cancer Center,
         Sentences                                                                                                                                                          Doctors Office Building, Suite 125

   Gregory Schultz, 35, Apple
Street, Hamburg, pled guilty to                                                  For most programs, advance registration required and available online:
fleeing or attempting to elude                                                           
police and was sentenced to 15                                                For a copy of our Fall/Winter Calendar of Events or to be placed on our mailing
days to 23 months in Berks                                                       list, call The Reading Hospital Regional Cancer Center at 610-988-9999,
County Prison by Judge Linda                                                           toll-free: 1-866-4-CANCER, or e-mail:                                  The Reading Hospital
K.M. Ludgate.                                                                                                                                                                          Regional Cancer Center

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