MOSCOW – Calls to 911 went down in May, according to a report submitted by Chief Ivy L. Brenzel. April saw 136 calls, while May had 119, with 115 cleared.

There was one arrest of a juvenile due to terroristic threats at school. The fourteen year old female was petitioned to the Lackawanna County Juvenile Probation for terroristic threats at the North Pocono School District on May 12, 2017.

In May, Chief Ivy Brenzel assisted the Moscow Fire Department, responded to an EMS emergency and assisted the U.S. Marshals with a fugitive warrant.

Brenzel responded to a Childline report of abuse, a burglar alarm, a neighbor dispute and conducted four investigations.

She investigated a case involving theft, two suspicious vehicle reports and one zoning ordinance violation.

Brenzel completed six house check requests, four records checks, two court orders, one property return and one suspicious package.

She also responded to a case of road rage, two parking complaints, a disabled vehicle, completed a subpoena service, crossing guard duty and a funeral escort. She completed robic calibrations on a stop watch.

Patrolman Brian Layland investigated one fight, one case involving theft, one case involving a threat, three truancy cases and a suicidal female.

Layland arrested a fourteen year old female juvenile for terroristic threats.

Ptlm. Martin Cieless assisted Covington Police, Roaring Brook Police and Scranton Police.

Cieless investigated a death, a custody dispute, a burglar alarm, two fire alarms, a case involving harassment, a case of retail theft, trespassing and one case of criminal mischief.

Cieless responded to an ATV on the road, two collisions, a road hazard, a street light out, a disabled vehicle, a suspicious vehicle, ten traffic complaints and two traffic control devices.

He also responded to two dogs at large, a person locked out of a vehicle, a suspicious event, a warrant service, two welfare checks and one mental subject.

Ptlm. Zeiler assisted Covington Police and conducted one investigation.

Ptlm. Janniel De Jesus assisted Covington Police, investigated one hit and run collision and one case involving harassment.

De Jesus also responded to six traffic complaints, one traffic control and two requests for police information.

Ptlm. James Anglin III investigated two burglar alarms and one domestic dispute.

Ptlm. Robert Kratzer assisted Covington and Roaring Brook Police, conducted an investigation, responded to a traffic complaint and a suspicious person.


Training and Public Service

The police department hosted the Fraternal Order of Police, Northeastern Lodge #63 on Saturday May 20 for their Police Officer's Memorial Service. The purpose of the event was to recognize the law enforcement profession as well as surviving family members.

Chief Brenzel thanked PennDOT at the end of her report for responding to the request for stationary radar speed minder trailers.

These trailers were placed on Route 435 and Main Street during the month of May. Brenzel stated that they were highly visible and effective, and that positive comments were received from the community.

Brenzel thanked PennDOT for continued support with speed enforcement in the borough.