A Lower Saucon Township police officer observed an alcohol-related traffic accident on Route 378 around 6 p.m. Nov. 18.
Police said Frank John Danyi III, 28, of Bethlehem, rear-ended another vehicle in his Mercedes. The officer was standing about 50 feet away on another traffic stop.
Danyi allegedly staggered out of his vehicle and failed field sobriety tests, and a tube with white residue, later found to be cocaine, was in his pocket.
Danyi is charged with following too closely, DUI, and possession of paraphernalia, and was remanded to Northampton County Prison.
Colonial Regional Police arrived at the Nazareth Pike Top Star around 11:40 p.m. Dec. 6 following a report of a man asleep in his vehicle.
Police said Edgardo Donilla, 21, of East Boulevard in Bethlehem, was slumped in his seat with a cigar and package of incense. Testing concluded both contained an illegal spice chemical.
Donilla is charged with possession of a controlled substance.
Colonial Regional Police responded to a reported drug overdose at the Schoenersville Road Extended Stay around 4:30 a.m. Nov. 29.
Kristin Nicole Davis, 24, of Breiningsville, had allegedly overdosed and officers revived her with Narcan. Four of six small packets found in her purse were found to contain heroin.
Davis is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
Lower Saucon Township police arrested Elizabeth A. Reed, 53, of Forrest Avenue in Bethlehem following reports of her alleged reckless driving on Route 378 Nov. 13.
A witness reported a Subaru weaving in and out of its lane around 8:10 p.m., and officers intercepted the car on Koehler Drive and found Reed intoxicated behind the wheel.
Reed is charged with moving violations, DUI and driving with an expired license.
State Police officers of Troop M responded to an accident at the Route 22/Route 191 off-ramp around 8:25 p.m. Nov. 5 and declared the incident the result of drunken driving.
Police said Kelly Pushkar, 41, of Nazareth was intoxicated and struck another car with her own. There were no injuries reported, but Pushkar is charged with DUI.
Lower Saucon Township police arrested Alexander Hulett, 26, of Hellertown for alcohol-related driving offenses Nov. 4.
Police responded to a reported accident on Applebutter Road around 11:35 p.m. and found Hulett’s vehicle stuck on a rock off the road. Skid marks indicate Hulett lost control and hit a mailbox and stop sign. Officers determined he was intoxicated.
Hulett is charged with careless driving and DUI.
Police arrested Amin B. Taylor Nov. 16 after a warrant was issued for his failure to register as a sex offender in the city.
According to court records, Taylor, 33, received similar charges in Northampton County in 2014 and Berks County in 2013.
Taylor was unable to post bail and was remanded to Northampton County Prison.
Members of the Lehigh Valley DUI/Highway Safety Task Force and community partners will participate in the 2016 Thanksgiving Click It Or Ticket “Operation Safe Holiday” enforcement effort scheduled for Nov. 20 - Dec. 4, which includes the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
The mobilization is designed to maximize both day and nighttime seat belt use compliance by focusing on roadways with high numbers of unbelted crashes, injuries and deaths by initiating a combination of enforcement and public awareness activities.
Following the report of a man being stabbed by another on Evans Street, police arrested Edgar Rodriguez, 39, of Bethlehem, Nov. 13.
According to police, Rodriguez stabbed the victim twice in the leg around 1:55 a.m. The man was taken by friends to St. Luke’s University Hospital, where they provided officers with a description of the attacker.
Around 2:40 a.m. the three women who had assisted the victim to the hospital were at the 101 E. Broad St. 7-11 when Rodriguez entered.
Anthony Thomas Bova, 28, of Green Lane, was charged with allegedly possessing a small amount of marijuana and driving under the influence after a traffic stop on Cedar Crest Boulevard, Salisbury Township, Sept. 6. Charges were filed.