Bethlehem Press

Friday, October 18, 2019

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Anthony Alvarado-Ortiz, 29, of Hoffert Street in Fountain Hill, on five counts of indecent assault Sept. 27.

Police say local women aged 20-27 reported a number of incidents since June of a man grabbing and touching them. These all took place around the Lehigh University area, and a number involved the man exiting a blue vehicle.

Alvarado-Ortiz was remanded to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail.

Retail theft

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Colonial Regional Police arrested a 20-year-old Hellertown woman for alleged retail theft from the Lower Nazareth Township Kohls store June 28.

According to police, loss prevention officers observed Kylie Elizabeth Henn behaving suspiciously and notified police, who monitored her further and agreed, apprehending her with more than $170 of merchandise on her person.

Henn was charged with retail theft, and the case was transferred to the court of common pleas. Arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 7.

Retail theft

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Colonial Regional Police arrested a 20-year-old Hellertown woman for an alleged retail theft from the Lower Nazareth Township Kohls store June 28.

According to police, loss prevention officers observed Kylie Elizabeth Henn behaving suspiciously and notified police, who monitored her further and agreed, apprehending her with more than $170 of merchandise on her person.

Henn was charged with retail theft, and the case was transferred to the court of common pleas and arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 7.

Fatal accident on Route 378

Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Bethlehem police, fire and EMS responders were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision around 11:20 p.m. Sept. 25 on Route 378, in the southbound travel lanes near the Eighth Avenue exit.

On arrival, Bethlehem officers located a 2013 Hyundai Sonata and a 2003 Toyota Corolla. Extensive damage was done to both vehicles, which had collided, and the Corolla was on fire. The operators of both vehicles succumbed to their injuries at the scene of the crash. Both operators were pronounced dead at the scene by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.

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Monday, October 7, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Anthony Alvarado-Ortiz, 29, of Hoffert Street in Fountain Hill, on five counts of indecent assault Sept. 27.

Police say local women aged 20-27 reported a number of incidents since June of a man grabbing and touching them. These all took place around the Lehigh University area, and a number involved the man exiting a blue vehicle.

Alvarado-Ortiz was remanded to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail.

Retail theft

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Colonial Regional Police arrested a 20-year-old Hellertown woman for an alleged retail theft from the Lower Nazareth Township Kohls store June 28.

According to police, loss prevention officers observed Kylie Elizabeth Henn behaving suspiciously and notified police, who monitored her further and agreed, apprehending her with more than $170 of merchandise on her person.

Henn was charged with retail theft, and the case was transferred to the court of common pleas and arraignment is scheduled for Nov. 7.

Two charged in Parkhurst trash fire homicide

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Police Log

Police Chief Mark DiLuzio announced in a release Friday that two M.R.E. gang members are now charged in the stabbing and burning death of a young man in a trash bin at the Parkhurst apartment buildings at Nicholas and Barbara streets in April 2018.

Money Rules Everything members Miles Harper, 20, or Allentown, and Yzire Jenkins-Rowe, 22, of Bethlehem, are facing charges of kidnapping, possessing instruments of crime, criminal conspiracy and homicide in the death of 18-year-old Tyrell M. Holmes.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Joshua A. Neto, 29, of Hastings Road, was arrested very early Sept. 7 for allegedly driving under the influence after exiting the Fahy Bridge and plowing his Honda through the Bethlehem Police Fallen Officers Memorial.

Responding officers found car and driver in the grass nearby, and Neto was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital for treatment.

Neto is charged with DUI, possession of cocaine and paraphernalia, and an array of driving infractions.

Engineers are being consulted to estimate the cost of damage and reconstruction to the memorial.