Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Shooting under investigation at Walmart Supercenter, Lower Macungie Township

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Police Log

An investigation continues in the shooting of a suspected shoplifter at the Walmart Supercenter, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, March 28.

In a press conference March 29, Pennsylvania State Police Capt. Richard H. D’Ambrosio, commanding officer of Troop M., Bethlehem, provided details of the incident.

“At approximately 8:50 p.m., a subject entered the Walmart wearing a mask and a wig,” D’Ambrosio said.

SALISBURY POLICE

Monday, April 2, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Criminal mischief

A business in the 2400 block of Parkwood Drive reported 10:28 a.m. March 23, an unknown person threw an object through a glass window. Police are investigating.

Anthony Bova, 29, of Lyon Station, was charged with alleged possession of drug paraphernalia while a patient at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest, 5:48 p.m. March 25.

A wallet was found in the 1200 block of Lehigh Avenue 11 a.m. March 26. The wallet is at the Salisbury Township police station.

STATE POLICE

Monday, March 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Harassment

Adriana Morales, 27, of Alburtis, allegedly struck a 36-year-old individual, of Catasauqua, multiple times on the head while at 1042 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, Feb. 8, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Imalay Figueroa Trujillo, 22, of Easton, allegedly got into an argument with an individual over a parking spot in the lot of Panera Bread restaurant, 6370 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, Feb. 23, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. Trujillo allegedly punched the individual in the head several times and then left the scene.

SALISBURY POLICE

Monday, March 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Drug

Everett Doe, 29, of Orefield, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop 12:12 p.. March 14 along Oxford Drive. Doe was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Andrew Major, 49, no known address, was charged with alleged possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia following an incident in the 1700 block of Acker Street 5:47 p.m. March 17. Major was taken to Central Booking for processing.

‘Proactive’ police efforts lauded in schools

Monday, March 19, 2018 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Police Log

The Salisbury Township Police Department is said to be at the forefront of ensuring student safety in Salisbury Township School District.

“We have the wherewithal and skilled officers,” said Salisbury Township Chief of Police Allen W. Stiles.

“We appreciate your being proactive,” said Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners President Robert Martucci, Jr.

The discussion at the Feb. 22 township meeting happened after the Feb. 14 shooting rampage at a Parkland, Fla., school, in which 17 died.

Six under arrest for scamming elderly

Monday, March 19, 2018 by MARK DILUZIO BETHLEHEM CHIEF OF POLICE in Police Log

Over the past two weeks, Bethlehem detectives have arrested six individuals for scamming and/or attempting to scam elderly victims out of cash totaling thousands of dollars. These individuals are only part of several ongoing investigations that BPD detectives are working on with other law enforcement agencies and federal authorities. With the arrest of two individuals last month and these six new arrests, the total amount of cash scammed and/or attempted to be scammed is approximately $50,000.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Criminal

A resident in the 1700 block of Crownwood Street reported 5:37 p.m. Feb. 1, an unknown person slashed a tire of a vehicle parked in a driveway. The cost of repair was $150.

Narcotics were found on a patient brought in for treatment by Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest security personnel 10:30 p.m. Feb. 1.

A security guard at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest turned over a packet with powder to police 11:15 p.m. Feb. 3. The packet was found on a patient at the hospital. Leonard White, 70, of Pottstown, has been charged in this alleged incident.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Motor vehicle accident

Terrance Ramnarine, 27, of Catasauqua, was pronounced dead 2:58 a.m. Jan. 31 at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 800 block of East Susquehanna Street, Salisbury Township.

Deputy Coroner Cassandra Schiffner was called to the scene of the accident. According to the coroner’s office, an autopsy was performed Jan. 31; the cause of death is attributed to injuries sustained from the motor vehicle accident.

The manner of death was ruled an accident.