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Police activity week of 03-22-10 through 03-28-10
3/22/2010 – OFFICER JAMES PRESS, OFFICER JOHN CLANCY, SERGEANT TIM ROCKENBACH
ACT 64 (DRUGS) and RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY
In conducting a pat down search of the defendant, it revealed a large quantity of money totaling $2975, a cell phone and numerous state ID’s not belonging to the defendant.
The defendant was housed overnight and processed on fraud and related charges including Act 64 (drugs) and RSP (Receiving Stolen Property). This investigation continues with other arrests expected.
03/24/2010 12:50 Page 1 Officer 4444 – SERGEANT TIMOTHY ROCKENBACH
After running the defendant’s criminal history, it was learned that he had 46 retail theft arrests and 25 conviction or guilty pleas.
03/24/2010 16:35 Page 1 Officer 4422 – PATROLMAN CHRISTIAN CAPUTO
DISORDERLY CONDUCT ARRESTS
Disorderly Conduct citations are being issued to the three involved parties.
03/27/2010 15:01 Page 1 OFFICER 4433-PATROLMAN KEVIN SCHIELER
RETAIL THEFT ARREST
Officers responded and met with the Loss Prevention Associate who stated that the defendant entered the store pushing a cart with a child seat. The defendant entered the electronic aisle, selected four (4) video games and one (1) DVD and hid them in the child seat. He then walked to another aisle where he opened all of the products and placed them in his pockets. The defendant walked to another aisle where he was seen selecting a Phillies hat, where he ripped the tags off and placed the hat on his head. The defendant then walked to the other side of the store where he selected Acid Reducer pills and also placed them in his pocket.
The defendant then walked past the check-out counter and attempted to leave the store when he was apprehended by Loss Prevention associates.
Based on the above information, the defendant was arrested on RETAIL THEFT and related charges.
03/27/2010 23:35 Page 1 Officer 4424-PATROLMAN ROBERT MCCAUGHAN
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
Upon approach of the driver Officer McCaughan immediately detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was asked to produce a driver’s license, registration and insurance card. The defendant had red glassy eyes, slow speech, and displayed slow motor skills. The defendant had difficulty producing the requested paperwork and appeared disoriented. The defendant was asked to step from the vehicle to the pavement.
Upon exiting the vehicle, the defendant was unsteady on his feet. The defendant had a strong odor of burnt marijuana emanating from his person. The defendant was asked to perform a series of field sobriety tests starting with the walk and turn. The defendant was unable to walk in a straight line and failed to properly count all the steps as demonstrated. The second test given was the one leg stance. The defendant was unable to hold his leg off the ground for more than two seconds without losing balance and falling.
The defendant was placed into custody and advised of Pennsylvania’s implied consent rule. The defendant was transported to Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital where he agreed to submit to a chemical test of his blood. Two vials of the defendant’s blood were drawn and sent to Drug-Scan for analysis. The defendant was charged with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance to the extent he could not safely operate a motor vehicle upon the roadways of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
03/28/2010 23:30 Page 1 Officer 4424 – PATROLMAN ROBERT MCCAUGHAN
JUVENILE DRUG ARREST