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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Drug overdose

Monday, January 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

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.

Phone scam

Monday, January 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

A Hellertown resident reported a Dec. 12 and a Lower Saucon Township police investigation revealed he lost about a thousand dollars in a scam.

Police say the victim received a call from someone claiming to be from a bank looking to help him settle an Northampton County debt out of court.

Following negotiations, the victim was convinced he could settle his $8,000 debt with a single $1,000.99 payment. He then gave his bank card information and the money was withdrawn shortly thereafter.

Drug overdose

Monday, January 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

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.

Theft

Monday, January 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

An East Raders Lane resident reported a theft from her home around 11 p.m. Oct. 7.

Lower Saucon Township police said the victim had permitted a contractor at her home to work when she went out for the evening. Once home she discovered her jewelry was gone.

Officers learned William Hill, 59, of Easton, took the items and sold them at a local gold exchange.

Hill is charged with theft and receiving stolen property.

DUI

Monday, January 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

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.

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Monday, January 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

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.

DUI

Monday, December 5, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

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.

DUI

Monday, December 5, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

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.

DUI

Monday, December 5, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

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.