Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Assault

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A 28-year-old woman allegedly entered the East Morton Street Pantry One Oct. 14 and attacked someone with a knife.

Police said around 4:40 a.m. LisMarie Diaz-Rodriguez, of Evans Street, began throwing food items and then slashed another person with a knife, causing a minor injury.

Diaz-Rodriguez is charged with harassment, disorderly conduct and aggravated assault.

Disorderly conduct

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Police cited four people while intervening with an allegedly intoxicated man in the 500 block of Main Street around 2:30 a.m. Oct. 14.

Police said they were taking into custody 27-year-old Roberto Vadillo, of South West Street in Allentown, for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, when he resisted arrest and a confrontation ensued.

Twenty-five-year-old Andrea Penagos of North Third Street in Whitehall, Vadillo’s friend, allegedly interfered in his arrest, and is charged with public drunkenness, obstruction and disorderly conduct.

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Child missing from Wisconsin

MISSING CHILD

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking help in its investigation of a 13-year-old girl missing from Wisconsin since Oct. 15.

Jayme Closs is considered endangered.

According to a media release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI, a 911 call was received 12:53 a.m. from Barron, Wis. Responding law enforcement officials found two deceased adults and their daughter, Jayme Closs, missing.

Closs is described as about 100 pounds and 5 feet tall with green eyes and blonde or strawberry blonde hair.

Assault

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Timothy Rollins, 29, of Michael Street, for allegedly attacking his girlfriend around 3:30 a.m. Oct. 18.

According to police, Rollins attacked the woman and grabbed her by the neck, strangling her several times.

Rollins is charged with harassment, strangulation, and simple and aggravated assault.

Hit and run

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Police report a teenage boy was the victim of a hit-and-run accident around 8:07 p.m. Oct. 9 in center city.

According to police, while crossing the intersection at Broadway and Fiot Avenue, the young man was struck by a gray sedan with tinted windows. The vehicle continued west without stopping, and suffered damage to its passenger door.

The victim was transported to St. Luke’s University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hit and Run Investigative Officer Schlegel at 610-997-7666.

South Whitehall officer’s case will go to court

Monday, October 8, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Police Log

Magisterial District Judge Daniel Trexler, at a preliminary hearing on Thursday, sent, or “bound over” former South Whitehall Township police officer Jonathan Robert Roselle’s case to court. Roselle is charged with the voluntary manslaughter of Joseph Santos, reportedly from New Jersey.

A spokeswoman for the Lehigh District Attorney’s office said no trial date has been set at this time.

The hearing Sept. 20 was attended by the defendant, family members, reporters, legal staff, security staff and others.

Parole violation

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Robert Boehm, 37, was taken into custody without incident in the 2500 block of Schoenersville Road in Bethlehem during a fugitive sweep by Northampton County deputy sheriffs. He was wanted by State Parole for violating his conditions of supervision on original charges of felony robbery. Boehm was transported back to a state correctional institution by State Parole for disposition.

In 2010, Boehm robbed the Embassy Bank in Lower Saucon Township, and pointed a gun at a teller. Judge Stephen Baratta imposed a three to seven year sentence in 2011.

South Whitehall officer’s case will go to court

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Police Log

Magisterial District Judge Daniel Trexler, at a preliminary hearing on Thursday, sent, or “bound over” former South Whitehall Township police officer Jonathan Robert Roselle’s case to court. Roselle is charged with the voluntary manslaughter of Joseph Santos, reportedly from New Jersey.

A spokeswoman for the Lehigh District Attorney’s office said no trial date has been set at this time.

The hearing Sept. 20 was attended by the defendant, family members, reporters, legal staff, security staff and others.