Bethlehem Press

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

DUIs

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 24-year-old Michael Troxel, of East Elm Street in Emmaus, for driving while intoxicated around 2:05 a.m. Dec. 15.

According to police, Troxel was stopped after he was observed driving the wrong direction on one-way Adams Street.

Less than 30 minutes later officers stopped 21-year-old Sherrick Ort, of West Lincoln Street in Easton, for the exact same offense elsewhere.

Both men are charged with DUI.

DUI

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Officers allegedly observed Jeffrey Barlow, 22, of West Allen Street in Nazareth, driving his car at night without headlights and turning without signaling. This prompted police to pull his vehicle over on East Broad Street around 2 a.m. Dec. 18 and arrest him for driving under the influence.

Police said that while at headquarters Barlow repeatedly whacked his handcuffs on the DUI bench, which somehow disengaged the locks. He then tried to walk out of the police station.

Barlow was quickly resecured.

DUI

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a women after she allegedly left the Sands Casino in a highly intoxicated state around 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12.

According to police, Sandra Cleaver, 64, of Harrison Street in Emmaus, was drunk at the hotel/casino and placed into a taxi cab by employees for transport home. However she got out of the cab and found her own car, then drove off by herself. Sands staff notified police, who stopped Cleaver on Hayes Street.

Cleaver is charged with DUI.

DUI

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 21-year-old Mary Markovich, of Walt Whitman Lane, for driving while intoxicated Dec. 11.

According to police, Markovich lost control of her vehicle on West Morton Street around 2 a.m. and drove up and into a fire hydrant.

Markovich is charged with DUI, careless driving and driving on sidewalks.

Intoxication

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police made several intoxication-related arrests from Nov. 23-24.

Michael Rivera, 21, of the 1000 block of Cherokee Street, was charged with public drunkenness on East Ettwein Street for unspecified events around 6:15 p.m. Nov. 23.

Paul Plawa, 34, of West Broad Street, was arrested when he made a scene with officers after falling off a chair at Bethlehem Brew Works around 11:15 p.m. Nov. 23. He is charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.

DUI

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested Andy Pineda, 28, of South Bradford Street in Allentown, for driving while intoxicated around 1:25 a.m. Dec. 1.

According to police, Pineda drove his car through several red lights and then crashed in the 400 block Hayes Street. Officers determined he was intoxicated and he is charged with DUI.

Urination

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested two young men at the Hillside Avenue Knies Student Housing around 3:50 p.m. Nov. 17.

According to police, the men were observed urinating off their front porch. They were also shouting at passing vehicles and throwing furniture off a porch onto the street.

Nicholas Gambino, 21, of Lloyd Harbor, N.Y., and Samuel Starkey, 22, of Hillside Avenue, are charged with indecent exposure, disorderly house and disorderly conduct.

DUI

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 25-year-old man following a noise complaint around 3:15 a.m. Nov. 9.

Police responded to a reported car running and loudly playing music on Martin Court in the Woodmont Mews apartments and allegedly discovered Bryan Snyder, of South Fifth Avenue in Whitehall, in his vehicle, asleep behind the wheel. Police said he was intoxicated.

Snyder is charged with sound devices, lack of required registration and DUI.

Road rage

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 26-year-old man following an anger-spawned automobile accident in center city Nov. 16.

According to police, Kevin Vinh, of East Sixth Street, had just gotten notice of the termination of his office lease at Main Street Commons around 1 p.m. When he left the building, he got into his car and ran a stop sign on Rubel Street and almost struck another car. That driver honked the horn.

Vinh, allegedly incensed, stopped and then reversed his car into the honker and attempted to drive off.

He was stopped by police and charged with simple assault.

DUI

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 22-year-old Robert Grosset for driving while intoxicated around 9:45 p.m. Nov. 16.

According to police, Grosset, of the 700 block of Wyandotte Street, crashed his car into four parked vehicles about two blocks from home. He was determined to be under the influence, and testing revealed he had been using heroin.

Grosset is charged with DUI - controlled substance.