Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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.

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.

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Aggravated assault

Brandon John Gushue, 25, of Lower Macungie Township, was charged with alleged aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment after he allegedly struck a state trooper in the mouth and face area at a residence in the 4000 block of Mountain Road, Lower Macungie Township, 1:30 a.m. May 3. State troopers responded to the residence for a check on the welfare of a resident, according to police. Gushue allegedly became agitated and swung a closed fist, striking the trooper. The trooper sustained minor injuries. Charges were filed, accounting to court documents.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Harassment

Sabwa Sula, 41, of Freemansburg, was issued a summary citation for harassment following an alleged incident at a home in the 700 block of Mortimer Street 1 p.m. May 17. Sula allegedly pushed and hit the victim in the face.

Brenden Arnold, 30, of Allentown, was issued a summary citation 11:08 p.m. May 18 following an alleged incident at a home in the 1400 block of Stanley Avenue.

Sabwa Sula, 41, of Freemansburg, was charged with alleged terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment following an incident at a home in the 700 block of Mortimer Street 1:50 p.m. May 18.

Drug possession

Monday, April 24, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Rene Marrero Jr. following a traffic stop around 11 p.m. April 19.

Officers allegedly observed Marrero, 42, of West Livingston Street in Allentown, driving near Broadway and Fiot streets, and officers recognized him and stopped him to verify his license was suspended.

While search of the vehicle police allegedly found a loaded Taurus .45 caliber pistol and 136 grams of loose heroin.

Marrero is charged with intent to deliver hroin and carrying a frirearm without a license. He was remanded to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $30,000 bail.