Bethlehem Press

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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.

Holiday traffic

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

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.

Stabbing

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

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.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Fraud

A resident in the 1400 block of East Susquehanna Street reported 4 p.m. Nov. 3 being scammed out of $1,800 by a software company to fix a computer remotely.

A business owner in the 1100 block of Bell Avenue said an unknown actor cashed two checks valued at $2,500 each in Florida from the business checking account. Police were notified 1:23 p.m. Nov. 3.

Police were called to the 1200 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard 10:49 a.m. Nov. 3 for a disturbance.

A resident in the 400 block of Rock Cliff Road reported damage to a door on the property 11:05 a.m. Nov. 4.

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Trevor Elliot Dennie, 62, of Wescosville, was taken into custody and charged with allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and related offenses after a traffic stop for running a red light along Chestnut Street, north of Cedar Crest Boulevard, in Emmaus borough 10:50 p.m. Oct. 23. Charges were filed.

Aaron Loren Mitchell, 25, of Santa Fe, N.M., was taken into custody for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop on the Millcreek Spur at Willow Lane, Lower Macungie Township, 2:27 a.m. Oct. 12. Charges were filed.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Attempted theft

A resident in the 1100 block of Meadowbrook Circle reported 5:19 p.m. Oct. 20 an unknown actor went through a vehicle on the property. Nothing was taken.

A resident in the 2800 block of Edgemont Drive reported 1:40 p.m. Oct. 20 an unknown actor went through a vehicle on the property. Nothing was taken.

A resident in the 1000 block of Louise Lane reported 8 a.m. Oct. 20 an unknown actor went through a vehicle on the property. Nothing was taken.

SALISBURY POLICE

Monday, October 17, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

An unidentified male removed two Polo shirts valued at $98.50 each from Bon-Ton, 3300 Lehigh St. 5:06 p.m. Sept. 23. The male placed the two shirts into a Macy’s bag and ran out of the store. Police are investigating.

Belinda Stangherlin, 58, of Allentown, received a summary citation for retail theft after an alleged incident at 1240 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. 10:15 a.m. Sept. 28. She was taken to Central Booking for processing.