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Drug possession

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 20-year-old man after discovering he had drugs on him around 12:40 a.m. Jan. 16.

According to police, Giovanni Echevarria, 20, of West Market Street, was observed asleep in his car at the 7-Eleven store on West Broad Street. He was allegedly intoxicated.

Police discovered one baggie of marijuana, $1,760 in cash and 74 bags of heroin in the car.

Echevarria is charged with public drunkenness and numerous possession infractions.

Warrant

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested four young men following a routine traffic stop on Atlantic Street around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 6.

ARREST (ADULT)

HERNANDEZ, DAVID AGE: 19

1543 E 8TH ST, BETHLEHEM PA

780-113(a)(31)(i) POSSESS SMALL AMT

MARIJUANA/PERSONAL USE

5104 RESISTING ARREST OR ENFORCEMENT

(M2)

4910(1) TAMPERING EVIDENCE/ALTER

DESTROY (M2)

PADILLA-DIAZ, LUIS AGE: 22

1446 STEFKO BLVD, BETHLEHEM PA

780-113(a)(31)(i) POSSESS SMALL AMT

MARIJUANA/PERSONAL USE

LEON, GEORGE AGE: 20

713 ATLANTIC ST, BETHLEHEM PA

Scam

Thursday, January 24, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

A Cherokee Street resident notified police he'd been suckered by an email scam Jan. 11.

According to police, the man recieved an official-looking email from NetFlix requesting he follow a link to verify accound information. Once he did so - using sensitive personal data - his credit card was used without his permission, possibly outside the country.

The victim's bank put a hold on his card and contacted him to make him aware of the transactions.

Domestic

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Fountain Hill Police arrested 32-year-old Miguel Angel Reyes, of the borough, following a domestic disturbance in the 800 block of Cherokee Street Dec. 24.

According to police, officers dispatched to the residence met a female victim who reported she'd been struck by her boyfriend. She had visible injuries to her face, police said.

Officers took Reyes into custody without incident and he is charged with harassment and simple assault.

Burglary

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Two men and one teenage boy were arrested while trying to gain entry to a residence on Dellwood Street around 11:40 a.m. Jan. 9.

Police said Dannen Linton, 22, of Maple Street, Taurean Lawson, 30, no address, and a 14-year-old are charged with burglary. At least one resident was home and called police during the attempted break-in.

Burglaries

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Fountain Hill Police arrested two males recently following separate incidents of burglary in the borough.

A reported forced entry into the Broadway Wawa market Dec. 30 resulted in officers obtaining information about a juvenile allegedly responsible. The young man was arrested and charged the same day with criminal trespass, theft and burglary.

Officers investigating the late-December theft of about $6,000 of various narcotics from the Homestar Pharmacy at St. Luke's University Hospital made an arrest Jan. 9.

Domestic

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Fountain Hill Police arrested 32-year-old Miguel Angel Reyes, of the borough, following a domestic disturbance in the 800 block of Cherokee Street Dec. 24.

According to police, officers dispatched to the residence met a female victim who reported she'd been struck by her boyfriend. She had visible injuries to her face, police said.

Officers took Reyes into custody without incident and he is charged with harassment and simple assault.

Assault

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a man for fighting with a restaurant employee at Molly's Irish Grille on East Fourth Street around 8:15 p.m. Jan. 6.

Robert Marcantoni, 31, of Easton Road in Hellertown, allegedly attacked the employee while intoxicated. He then spit on and struck officers as they attempted to restrain him.

Marcantoni was taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where he voluntarily committed himself for psychological treatment.

Marcantoni is charged with public drunkenness, harassment, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and assault charges.

DUI

Thursday, January 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested a 22-year-old man for intoxication following a car accident on Mansfield Court around 1:30 a.m. Jan. 5.

Police said Eduardo Alvardo, of Bridlepath Road, crashed his car into unspecified property. Officers determined he was driving while drunk and in possession of drugs.

Alvardo is charged with traffic violations, DUI, DUI highest rate of alcohol and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Drinking

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested two 35-year-old men in sperate incidents at the Sands center mere minutes into the New Year Jan. 1.

According to police, Charles Flamini of Allentown was intoxicated and refused to leave the casino when asked. He was escorted outside and arrested for public drunkenness.

Kameran Soleymani of Easton was also arrested for fighting in the Visions bar, and is charged with harassment and disorderly conduct.