Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 15, 2017

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Kiheem Abdul Bess, 32, of Reading, was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for allegedly speeding on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, 3:11 a.m. July 13. Bess also allegedly was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana at the time of the traffic stop. Bess also was charged with suspicion of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license and other charges, according to court documents.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Drug

Police were called to Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 9:30 p.m. July 20 for the report of a patient with drugs. The patient allegedly attempted to smoke a small amount of marijuana for pain.

Andrew Keyser, 25, of Coplay, was charged with possession of a controlled substance 8:15 a.m. July 20 at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest. Police say three packets of white powder allegedly fell out of Keyser’s socks. The powder tested positive for heroin.

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

DRUGS

Three residents of Bronx, N.Y., face charges under the Pennsylvania Controlled Substance, Drug, Device And Cosmetic Act after they were allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana along Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 59.2, 3:12 a.m. July 22. Giovanny Rahonel Ripley, 22, was charged with suspicion of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Graffiti

A resident in the 1300 block of Lehigh Avenue reported 8:35 a.m. July 14 an unknown person spray painted a truck parked on the property.

A resident in the 1300 block of Brook Avenue reported 11:25 a.m. July 14 an unknown person vandalized a home with spray paint.

A resident in the 1800 block of Little John Lane reported 7:34 a.m. July 14 the theft of a package delivered by Federal Express July 13.

A representative from the power construction company Michels reported damage to work equipment parked in the 900 block of East Rock Road 8:58 a.m. July 14.

Drug arrest

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Wayne Supeck, 57, of 1431 Monocacy St., on drug charges June 14.

According to police, Supeck was under surveillance and was apprehended without incident when he returned to his home.

Serving a warrant, officers entered the residence and found almost 200 packets containing heroin, approximately four grams of methamphetamine, two ounces of marijuana, several digital scales and over 600 unused packets. Detectives also seized approximately $2,000 in cash.

Nurse stabbed at Lehigh Valley hospital; suspect charged

Monday, July 10, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Police said a nurse was stabbed around 9:30 p.m. June 30 at Lehigh Valley Health Network-Muhlenberg.

A hospital spokesman said the male nurse was listed in stable condition the following day.

Police Chief Mark DiLuzio said the suspect fled but was arrested nearby within 10 minutes. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Rafael Santos was charged in Lehigh County with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and simple assault.

Santos was taken to Lehigh County prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.

STATE POLICE

Monday, July 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Aggravated assault

Jacqueline Rivera- Figueroa, 30, of Coopersburg, faces assault and other charges after she allegedly shot a Coopersburg man at a residence in the 1400 block of Limeport Pike, Lower Milford Township, 8:09 a.m. May 29. According to police, the 34-year-old male was shot and taken to Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest with life threatening injuries. A 6-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy were in the same room at the time of the shooting.

SALISBURY POLICE

Monday, July 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Driving under the influence

Craig Gerhard, 33, of Coopersburg, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic stop along Interstate 78, 8:47 p.m. June 22. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 20-year-old male, of Bethlehem and a 20-year-old male of Allentown, were cited for disorderly conduct following a police stop 10:25 p.m. June 22 along Melrose Lane.

A visitor to Sheffield Square Apartments reported a Galaxy S5 phone and a driver’s license were removed from an unlocked car 4:55 p.m. June 22.

salisbury police

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Fraud

Taya Rodriques, 18, of Salisbury, was charged with alleged unauthorized use of a credit card, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property 7:48 a.m. June 14. Rodriques allegedly made charges to a relative’s credit card totaling $1,428. Rodriques was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Nathan Ramirez, 29, of Allentown, was charged with alleged driving while under the influence and careless driving following a traffic stop 2 a.m. June 14 on Susquehanna Street. Ramirez was taken to Central Booking for processing.