Police arrested a Tennessee man Aug. 30 after he and another man allegedly attacked a number of Lehigh University students two days earlier.
Christopher Navarrette, 30, of Spring Place Road in Cleveland, Tenn., is charged with two counts each of harassment, simple assault and aggravated assault.
A resident in the 1300 block of Marlow Street reported 11:59 p.m. Aug. 18 an unknown actor kicked in a door of the home and removed an Apple MacBook Pro, a Sony Playstation 4, an Xbox, 10 games for a Playstation and five games for an Xbox.
A resident in the 1400 block of Exeter Road reported 10:45 a.m. Aug. 19 an unknown actor entered an unlocked vehicle and removed a St. Christopher medal.
A resident in the 3000 block of Grace Street reported 11 a.m. Aug. 19 an unknown actor entered a vehicle and removed a yellow flashlight.
A 23-year-old woman, of Alburtis, was charged with retail theft after she placed two hair extensions into her purse at Sally Beauty Supply 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:49 p.m. Aug. 11. According to police, the woman fled from store employees when confronted. Charges were filed.
Chief Deputy Corner Andrew H. Kehm pronounced William McConnell, 47, dead 2:55 p.m. Sept. 1 and Corrinia Rismiller, 44, was pronounced dead 2:57 p.m. Sept. 1 at 1306 Byfield St., Allentown.
Autopsies were performed Sept. 2. The cause and manner of deaths for both are pending toxicological studies.
The Lehigh County Coroner’s office and the Salisbury Township Police Department are conducting the investigation with the assistance of the Pennsylvania State Police, Lehigh County District Attorney’s office and the homicide task force.
An 38-year-old woman, of Allentown, was charged with speeding after a one-vehicle accident long Interstate 78, Salisbury Township, Aug. 18. According to police, the woman was westbound on Intertstate 78 near mile marker 56.7 around 4:50 a.m. during a heavy rain. The woman lost control of her vehicle and slid out of control and hit a concrete barrier on the right side of the highway. The woman was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital Network for treatment of her injuries. A citation was filed.
A 24-year-old man, of Allentown, was taken into custody for simple assault and terroristic threats after police were called to a incident in the 1000 block of Treeline Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 8:40 p.m. Aug. 12. According to police, the accused man was transported to St. Luke’s University Health Network, Allentown, for an evaluation. Charges were filed.
A resident in the 800 block of Nantucket Circle reported 1:16 p.m. Aug. 11 an unknown actor marked/painted a fence on the property red and black. This has happened before.
A resident in the 1400 block of Stafford Street reported 9:18 a.m. Aug. 11 an unknown actor drove into a mailbox and damaged a post.
A resident in the 1700 block of New York Avenue reported 5:10 p.m. Aug. 11 receiving a call from an unknown actor saying they were with the Internal Revenue Service demanding back taxes.
A 38-year-old man, of Allentown, was taken into custody for receiving stolen property, resisting arrest and driving under the influence after state police conducted a traffic stop of a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck along Hamilton Boulevard at Sheppard Hill Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 9:09 p.m. Aug. 9. The truck was reported stolen from Bethlehem Aug. 8. According to police, the operator of the vehicle fled from the scene on foot, prompting a foot pursuit by police. Despite police warnings, the man continued to flee on foot onto Hamilton Boulevard.
A 21-year-old male, of Allentown, was taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence after police stopped to help a disabled motorist in the 8700 block of Kings Highway South, Lower Milford Township, 9:53 p.m. July 29. The driver also was found to be driving while suspended. Charges were filed.
Reported by residents in the Ancient Oaks neighborhood, Lower Macungie Township, unknown actors removed approximately 14 mailboxes from posts Aug. 5. Anyone with information regarding this incident may contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.
A 57-year-old man, of Allentown, faces charges of speeding after the Freightliner tractor trailer truck he was driving jackknifed and struck a barrier along Interstate 78, Salisbury Township, July 29.
According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville the man was driving westbound near mile marker 58.7 when the truck started to lose traction.
The driver lost control of the vehicle and the truck jackknifed and struck a barrier on the right shoulder of the road. The driver was not injured.