A Mongoose bicycle was removed from the porch of a home in the 1700 block of South Albert Street. The theft was reported to police 10:11 a.m. May 6. The bike is valued at $174.
A resident in the 1100 block of East Susquehanna Street reported to police 11:30 a.m. May 9, the theft of two money orders from a blue mailbox at 13th and Tilghman streets. An unknown person removed the money orders from the mailbox and cashed them. Police are reminding residents to not place mail with checks or money orders in private mailboxes or the blue mailboxes for pickup.
An unknown person placed graffiti with permanent marker on the bathrooms at Devonshire Park. The graffiti was discovered by police 12:45 a.m. May 8.
A number of residents of Devonshire Park Apartments, 1641 33rd St., Allentown, reported tires were slashed on parked vehicles May 8.
Matthew Rake, 35, of Salisbury, was charged with simple assault and harassment following an alleged incident in the 700 block of Federal Street 10 p.m. May 9. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.