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STATE POLICE

Monday, February 13, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Rolland Michael Houle, 37, of Allentown, was arrested for alleged simple assault after an argument escalated in a hotel room at the Wingate Hotel, 4325 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, 9:55 p.m. Jan. 22. According to police, Houle grabbed, slapped and pinned a person down. Charges were filed, according to court records..

Reported by residents in the 6000 block of Garden Alley, Upper Milford Township, unknown actors entered through a window and removed various jewelry items between Nov. 1, 2016 and Feb. 2.

Terrance Ricardo Rhibbs, 36, of Macungie, was taken into custody for driving under the influence of alcohol after he was stopped for an alleged traffic violation on East Texas Road, north of Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township, 10:55 p.m. Jan. 29. Charges were filed, according to court records.

Reported by a resident in the 3300 block of Faith Drive, Upper Milford Township, the resident’s paycheck was stolen and cashed at a Fulton Bank branch Dec. 28, 2016. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.

Reported at ULTA Beauty in the 800 block of North Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, three actors entered the store, removed items from shelves and racks, concealed the items and left the store without paying for the items about 2:20 p.m. Feb. 4.

Reported at ULTA Beauty in the 800 block of North Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, two actors entered the store and concealed eight lipsticks and other cosmetics in a sweatshirt and left the store without paying for the merchandise 3:15 p.m. Jan. 29.

Aaron Larry Van Horn, 33, of Bangor, was charged with retail theft after he allegedly took five train cars and three bags of train display pieces with a total value of $54.75 from a vendor’s booth at Zionsville Antique Mall, 7567 Chestnut St., Upper Milford Township. Charges were filed, according to court records.

Kimberly Marisol Barillas, 29, of Emmaus, was charged with retail theft after she allegedly removed merchandise valued at $60 from Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, Feb. 4. Barillas was stopped by loss prevention personnel at the store. Charges were filed, according to court records.

Reported by a resident in the 5100 block of Spring Ridge Drive East, Lower Macungie Township, unknown actors entered an unlocked vehicle and removed several items overnight Jan. 18.

Reported by a resident in the 5200 block of Town Square Drive, Lower Macungie Township, unknown actors used the resident’s personal information to open a Sprint wireless account to purchase two Sprint iPads tablets and device insurance Jan. 17.

Reported by a resident in the 6800 block of Goor Street, Lower Macungie Township, an unknown actor accessed the resident’s bank account and made an unauthorized purchase Feb. 4.

Reported by a resident in the 5300 block of Vera Cruz Road, Upper Milford Township, after an actor sold a computer desktop firewall protection program to the resident for $468 then remotely accessed the resident’s bank accounts before asking the same resident to purchase 36 Apple iTune gift cards for a total value of $1,800 as a supposed refund for an overpayment he believed he was receiving after the unknown actor tampered with the account information. The unknown actor activated all of the gifts cards.