Bethlehem Press

Friday, December 14, 2018

STATE POLICE

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Receiving stolen property

Pedro Cruz-Avila, 27, of Brunswick, N.J., was arrested for allegedly receiving stolen property, firearms not to be carried without a license, terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after an incident at the Bieber Bus Terminal, Hamilton Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township, 6:25 p.m. May 28. According to a media release from Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, troopers responded to the bus terminal for a report of a person with a firearm.

Threat

Monday, June 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Police investigated a threat at Broughal MS and arrested the juvenile responsible May 31.

According to police, the school resource officer was warned a student allegedly made an unspecified threat and, with Bethlehem Area School District cooperation, detained the youngster, about whom no information has been released.

The student was transported to Northampton County Juvenile Detention and is charged with terroristic threats and harassment.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Kirsten Louise Fulkrod, 30, of Bethlehem, was taken into custody for retail theft after she allegedly removed merchandise valued at $619.88 from Target, 749 N. Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 9:31 p.m. May 6, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Nina Marie Speck, 30, of Allentown, allegedly attempted to take numerous items through the self-check out aisle without paying for the items at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 6:58 p.m. May 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, May 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

A Mongoose bicycle was removed from the porch of a home in the 1700 block of South Albert Street. The theft was reported to police 10:11 a.m. May 6. The bike is valued at $174.

A resident in the 1100 block of East Susquehanna Street reported to police 11:30 a.m. May 9, the theft of two money orders from a blue mailbox at 13th and Tilghman streets. An unknown person removed the money orders from the mailbox and cashed them. Police are reminding residents to not place mail with checks or money orders in private mailboxes or the blue mailboxes for pickup.

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.