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State Police Beat

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Truck jackknifes in Lynn Twp

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say a 2004 Freightliner tractor-trailer combo driven by a woman with the last name, Copeland, became disabled after it jackknifed along Route 309, south of Gun Club Road, Lynn Township.

According to police, the driver told police she was northbound on Route 309 at 3:20 a.m. driving approximately 45 mph when the trailer fishtailed due to wet conditions.

Copeland, police say, said the trailer slid out of control and jackknifed before becoming disabled.


Monday, June 27, 2016 by The Press in Police Log


Reported at 1160 S. Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, unknown actors removed a black flat bed dual axle International truck trailer removed between 2 p.m. June 14 and 9 a.m. June 15. The investigation continues.

Reported by a resident in the 1300 block of Shiloh Road, Lower Macungie Township, unknown actors damaged a vehicle between 6 p.m. June 11 and 8 p.m. June 17. Anyone with information on this incident may contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.

Upper Milford Township residents arrested near Holland Tunnel

Thursday, June 30, 2016 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

Two Upper Milford Township men were arrested June 21 after law enforcement officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey allegedly found weapons and other gear during a traffic stop of their vehicle near the Holland Tunnel while the men and a Lehighton woman reportedly were en route to a location in New York.


Monday, May 23, 2016 by The Press in Police Log


Cristopher Guzman, 27, of New York, was taken into custody and charged with allegedly driving under the influence after a traffic stop on U.S. Route 222 southbound at Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 4:29 a.m. May 9. Guzman allegedly refused a chemical blood test. Charges were filed through District Court 31-3-02.


Monday, May 23, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Police arrested 23-year-old Shawntasia Smith of Ritter Street following an altercation in her car around 4:20 a.m. May 14.

Smith allegedly struck her boyfriend in the face several times and was determined to be intoxicated.

She is charged with harassment, DUI, public drunkenness and driving while under suspension.