Police Blotter

PRESS RELEASE – June 12, 2018

False ID:  A 17 year old male from Macungie was arrested on 5/9/18 for using a False ID to Purchase Liquor in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Retail Theft:  Amir Alford 18, no known address, was arrested on 5/21/18 for Retail Theft after he removed a pack of cigars valued at $8.40 from 7-11, 1146 Chestnut Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Retail Theft:  A 15 year old male from Emmaus was arrested on 6/5/18 for Retail Theft after he removed $47.88 worth of merchandise from CVS, 702 Chestnut Street.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Harassment:  Scott Howerter 51 of Emmaus was arrested on 6/7/18 for harassment following an incident at Weis Markets, 1220 Chestnut Street.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Theft:  reported on 5/31/18.  Victims reported her Green Recycling Bin was stolen from the unit block of N. 2nd Street.  Value of bin is $15.

Retail Theft:  A 15 year old male from Wescosville was arrested for Retail Theft on 6/4/18 when he attempted to leave Weis Market 1220 Chestnut Street with $36.29 worth of merchandise.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 6/1/18 at Lions Park, 619 Ridge Street.  Unknown actor painted graffiti on a sliding board and grass causing $100 damage.

Simple Assault:  Keith Wigfall 47 of Emmaus was arrested for Simple Assault and Harassment on 6/6/18 after a domestic dispute in the 200 block of Powder Mill Lane.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.

PRESS RELEASE:  May 25, 2018

Sale of Firearm:  Amanda Beers 35 of Emmaus was arrested on 5/24/18 for Sale of Firearm and Unsworn Falsification after she attempted to purchase a firearm at Xtreme Gun Worx Shop while she was not legally permitted to own/purchase a firearm.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Receiving Stolen Property:  Angela Feather 28 of Allentown was arrested on 5/22/18 for Receiving Stolen Property.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Disorderly Conduct:  Kyle Ruch 19 of Emmaus was arrested for Disorderly Conduct on 5/14/18 after he threw live fireworks at the victim’s in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.  Charged filed with Lehigh County Court.

Driving Under the Influence:  Zachary Smith 31 of Emmaus was arrested on 5/11/18 for Driving Under the Influence, Careless Driving, Failure to Drive on Right Side of the roadway and Failure to Drive Within Lane in the 500 block of State Avenue.  Smith was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Megan Kobel 25 of Easton was arrested on 5/11/18 for Driving Under the Influence and Failure to Driving Within Lane in the 900 block of Chestnut Street.  She was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Isaac Santana 31 of Bethlehem was arrested on 5/20/18 for Driving Under the Influence, Failure to Drive Within Lane and Obedience to Traffic Control Devices in the 200 block of Main Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Madelin Hernandez 30 of Macungie was arrested on 5/14/18 for Driving Under the Influence and Following too Closely in the 300 block of Main Street.  She was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Possession of Marijuana:  Jaime Cruz 33 of Allentown was arrested on 5/18/18 for Possession of Marijuana, Driving Under Suspension and Expired Registration at North Street and Cedar Crest Blvd.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  Andrew Kratzer 18 of Emmaus was arrested on 5/23/18 for Theft From a Motor Vehicle, Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in the 600 block of Berger Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

PRESS RELEASE – May 17, 2018

Driving Under the Influence:  Daniel Turek 35 of Emmaus was arrested on 5/6/18 for Driving Under the Influence in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street.  Turek was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Burglary:  reported on 5/6/18 in the 500 block of N 7th Street.  Actor entered the home and removed a Apple watch valued at $400.

Theft:  reported on 5/7/18 in the unit block of S 2nd Street.  A package delivered by UPS was stolen from outside the victim’s door.  The package contained a Smart Watch valued at $200.

Found Item:  A Mongoose bicycle was found in 5/8/18 in the unit block of N 6th Street.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Retail Theft:  Asa Blunt 18 of Macungie and Bryan Henderson 21 with no known address were arrested on 5/9/18 for Retail Theft after removing food items from 602 Chestnut Street.  Henderson was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.  A citation was issued at the Magistrate’s office for Blunt.

Defiant Trespass:  Michael Kerak 51 with no known address was arrested on 5/9/18 in the unit block of Harrison Street for Defiant Trespass when he refused to leave a residence after being told multiple times.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 5/13/18 in the 200 block of N 6th Street.  Actor smashed the windshield and side mirror of victim’s Honda CRX causing $350 damage.

PRESS RELEASE:  May 7, 2018

Driving Under the Influence:  Brandan Fedor 33 of Emmaus was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Accident Involving Damage to Unattended Vehicle and Failure to Signal on 4/1/18 in the 500 block of Elm Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Possession of a Controlled Substance:  Randy McKinney 38 of Allentown was arrested on 4/4/18 for Possession of a Controlled Substance after a traffic stop on N 8th Street.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Sale/Transfer of a Firearm:  Roberto Santiago 22 of Allentown was arrested on 4/13/18 for Sale/Transfer of a Firearm and Unsworn Falsification/Statements after he attempted to purchase a firearm at the Golden Trigger Gun Shop while prohibited from doing so.

Harassment:  A 14 year old male was arrested on 4/20/18 for Harassment after slapping another student at the Emmaus High School.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Criminal Mischief:  Lloyd Ohl 24 of Coopersburg was arrested on 4/24/18 for Criminal Mischief after he damaged the victim’s driver’s side door window at 501 Broad Street causing $699 damage.

Hit & Run:  reported on 5/4/18 in the 100 block of Jefferson Street.  Unknown vehicle damaged the drivers side door of victim’s Dodge Pickup.

Hit & Run:  reported on 5/5/18 in the 400 block of John Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the victim’s Chevy Geotracker damaging the driver’s side mirror causing $100 damage.

Theft:  reported on 5/5/18 in the 600 block of Evergreen Street.  Unknown actor removed a 50lb gas tank valued at $500 from the side of victim’s home.

PRESS RELEASE – April 30, 2018

Retail Theft:  Two (2) 15 year old males were arrested on 4/17/18 for Retail Theft after they removed $240 worth of various items from Weis Markets, 1220 Chestnut Street.  Citations were filed with the Magistrate’s office.

Terroristic Threats:  A 17 year old female was arrested on 4/18/18 for Terroristic Threats and Disorderly Conduct after she threatened another student at the Emmaus High School.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/18/18 in the unit block of S 3rd Street.  Unknown actor smashed the carport window which damaged the victim’s vehicle causing $1,650 damage.

Hit & Run:  reported on 4/25/18 in the 500 block of Broad Street.  Unknown vehicle sideswiped victim’s Hyundai Sonata causing damage to the driver’s side fender and side mirror.

Possession of a Weapon on School Property:  A 15 year old male was arrested on 4/27/18 after he was found in possession of a folding knife at the Emmaus High School.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Found Item:  A girl’s Next bicycle was found in the 500 block of State Road on 4/29/18.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Theft:  reported on 4/30/18 in the 700 block of Furnace Street.  Unknown actor entered 2 trailers and removed numerous lawn care items totaling $2,538.

PRESS RELEASE – April 17, 2018

Disorderly Conduct:  A 15 year old male was arrested on 3/12/18 for Disorderly Conduct after he used a classroom phone to call 911 when no emergency existed at the Emmaus High School.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Disorderly Conduct:  A 17 year old female was arrested on 3/16/18 for Disorderly Conduct for engaging in a fight at the Emmaus High School.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Disorderly Conduct:  A 15 and a 18 year old male were arrested for Disorderly Conduct on 4/2/18 after they engaged in a fight at the Emmaus High School. Citations filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Tobacco on School Property:  A 15 year old female was arrested for Possession of Tobacco on School Property on 4/4/18 at the Emmaus High School.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Driving Under the Influence:  Robert Barnett 34 of Emmaus was arrested on 4/8/18 for Driving Under the Influence and Criminal Mischief after he was involved in a domestic dispute and was stopped operating a vehicle in the 400 block of Chestnut Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Sale/Transfer of Firearm:  Matthew Walter 30 of Emmaus was arrested on 4/9/18 for Sale/Transfer of a Firearm after he attempted to purchase a firearm at 358 Main Street by using false information.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Theft:  Jimmy Ramos 29 of Bethlehem was arrested on 4/9/18 for Theft from a Motor Vehicle after he was found with 2 tires and wheels valued at $500 which were removed from a Honda Accord on the Vinart overflow lot at 140 State Road.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Theft:  A Ridgid generator was stolen from the back porch in the 400 block of Ridge Street on 4/10/18.  Actor cut a chain and removed the generator valued at $1,500.

Theft:  A Fit bicycle valued at $500 was stolen from Macungie Avenue on 4/10/18

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/11/18 in the 400 block of North Street.  The rear driver’s side window of the victim’s GMC Jimmy was smashed by a bb.  Total damage $100

False Reports to Law Enforcement:  Matthew Dawson 47 of Northampton was arrested on 4/11/18 for False Reports to Law Enforcement after he reported a false robbery in the 600 block of Chestnut Street on 4/2/18.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Retail Theft:  Annie Mendoza 37 of Emmaus was arrested on 4/13/18 for Retail Theft after she attempted to remove $152 worth of items from CVS 702 Chestnut Street without paying for them.  She was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Patrick Price 41 of Bethlehem was arrested on 4/14/18 for Driving Under the Influence, Driving Under Suspension, Failure to Drive Within a Lane and Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana in the 300 block of State Road.  He was transported to Lehigh DUI Center for processing

Theft:  reported on 4/14/18 in the 300 block of Fairview Street.  A 2006 Yamaha Banshee ATV was removed from the victim’s yard.  Value $3,000.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/15/18 in the 100 block of Main Street.  Actor punctured all 4 tires and scratched the trunk and passenger side of victim’s VW Jetta causing $2,000 damage.

Theft:  reported on 4/15/18 in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street.  Unknown actor entered the rear of building and removed a purse containing various items totaling $75.

PRESS RELEASE – April 10, 2018

Criminal Trespass:  Four (4) 15 year old males were arrested on 3/29/18 for Criminal Trespassing and Criminal Mischief after they entered a warehouse in the 300 block of S 4th Street and damaged the interior.  Damages totaled $20,395.

Theft:  Lauren Beitler 29 of Northampton was arrested on 3/13/18 for Theft and Receiving Stolen Property after $121 was found missing from her place of employment in the 600 block of State Avenue.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Driving Under the Influence:  Kasey Ernst 23 of Whitehall was arrested on 3/30/18 for Driving Under the Influence and No Registration in the 400 block of N 6th Street.  Ernst was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/5/18 in the 200 block of N 4th Street.  Both driver’s side tires of victim’s GMC Jimmy were slashing. $400 damage

Found Item:  A Samsung Cellphone was found on 4/6/18 in the 700 block of Chestnut Street.  Cellphone is being held at the Emmaus Police Department.

Theft:  reported on 4/7/18 in the 300 block of Powder Mill Lane.  Actor removed the head lamp valued at $40 from victim’s vehicle.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/8/18 at Moyer and North Streets.  The windshield on victim’s Honda was smashed.  Total damage $300

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia:  Randy McKinney 38 of Allentown was arrested on 4/9/18 for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in the unit block of Macungie Avenue after he was arrested on a warrant.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

PRESS RELEASE – April 3, 2018

Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana:  Jason Engler 19, Anthony Lindstrom 18 and Kyle Ruch 18 all of Emmaus were arrested on 2/20/18 for Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Defiant Trespass after they were found on borough property while closed.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Criminal Mischief:  Four 15 year old and one 16 year old males were arrested on 3/16/18 for Criminal Mischief after they were found damaging four vehicles at S 3rd and S 4th Streets causing $976 damage.

Driving Under the Influence:  Adam Carlson 31 of Emmaus was arrested on 3/17/18 for Driving Under the Influence and Driving Under Suspension after a traffic stop in the 500 block of Dalton Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Found Item:  A Magna Dirt Works bicycle was found on 3/28/18 at 1220 Chestnut Street.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Driving Under the Influence:  Jordan Delong 32 of Emmaus was arrested on 3/29/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Stop Sign Violation and Expired Inspection at Macungie Avenue and North Street after a traffic stop.  Delong was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Ty Haldeman 24 of Allentown was arrested on 3/29/18 for Driving Under the Influence and Careless Driving in the 200 block of Harrison Street after stopped for speeding.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 4/1/18 in the 600 block of Broad Street.  Victim found the  windshield of his Chevy smashed.  Total damage $150

Hit & Run:  reported on 4/1/18 at Evergreen Street and Mountain Blvd.  Victim’s vehicle was struck by a tan sedan causing scratches on the passenger side door.

PRESS RELEASE – March 27, 2018

Theft:  reported on 3/19/18 in the 600 block of Chestnut Street.  Actor removed 2 large metal decorative trash receptacles placed on the street by the borough costing a total of $600.

Retail Theft:  reported on 3/19/18 at 702 Chestnut Street.  A white male entered the store, loaded a basket with allergy medication totaling $1,520 and fled in a maroon Saturn.

Retail Theft:  reported on 3/20/18 at 702 Chestnut Street.  4 black males entered the store and put various types of over-the-counter medications totaling $642 in their coat pockets and left the store.

Theft:  reported on 3/22/18 in the 600 block of N 2nd Street.  Unknown actor removed 4 tires from victim’s Mitsubishi Galant and placed the vehicle on cinder blocks.  Total loss $1,000

Hit and Run:  reported on 3/23/18 at 3rd and Main Streets.  Victim’s vehicle was struck by a green truck at the intersection damaging the driver’s side rear and bumper totaling $2,000 damage.

Hit and Run:  reported on 3/24/18 at 6th and Ridge Streets.  Unknown vehicle struck victim’s Volvo C30 breaking the driver’s side mirror.

PRESS RELEASE – March 19, 2018

Stolen ATV:  A red and white Yamaha Warrior was stolen from the 600 block of Chestnut Street on 3/6/18

Driving Under the Influence:  Heather Gehringer 30 of Emmaus was arrested on 3/11/18 for Driving Under the Influence, Recklessly Endanger Another Person and Accident Involving Unattended Property after she was involved in a hit and run accident in the 800 block of North Street with a child in the vehicle.

Criminal Mischief:  Jonathan Kunkel 53 of Emmaus was arrested on 3/6/18 for Criminal Mischief, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving and Harassment after he purposely backed into the victim’s vehicle and left the scene in the 600 block of Furnace Street. Charges filed with Lehigh County Court.

Disorderly Conduct:  A 15 year old female was arrested on 2/28/18 for Disorderly Conduct after she created a disturbance at the Emmaus High School.   A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Hit & Run:  reported on 3/4/18 in the 600 block of Walnut Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the driver’s side rear corner panel and side mirror of victim’s Hyundai causing $500 damage.

Stolen Motor Vehicle: A green 1997 Honda CRV was stolen on 3/6/18 in the 300 block of N 3rd Street.

Hit & Run:  reported on 3/8/18 in the unit block of S 6th Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the driver’s side rear end of victim’s Chevy Spark.

Harassment:  Allen Esteves 55 of Emmaus was arrested on 3/9/18 in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for Harassment after a domestic dispute.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Burglary:  reported in the 300 block of Golden Street.  Unknown actor broke a window and entered the home.

Public Drunkenness:  Kristopher Miller 39 of Lehighton was arrested on 3/11/18 for Public Drunkenness in the 500 block of S 7th Street.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Burglary:  reported on 3/14/18 in the 600 block of Walnut Street.  Unknown actor entered an unlocked garage and removed battery chargers totaling $212.

Retail Theft:  reported on 3/14/18 in the 700 block of Harrison Street.  2 Hispanic females entered the business and began looking at sunglasses.  1 female distracted an employee, then both left the store.  3 pairs of sunglasses valued at a total of $500 were found missing.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 3/17/18 in the 600 block of State Road.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked Chevy HHR and removed a Samsung cellphone valued at $100.

Theft:  reported on 3/17/18 in the 300 block of Green Street. Actor removed the PA registration plate and frame from victim’s Mitsubishi Outback.  Total value $53.

PRESS RELEASE – FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Driving Under the Influence:  Stephen Kuzman 45 of Emmaus was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Careless Driving and Speeding on 1/15/18 in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue after he was seen traveling at a high rate of speed.  Kuzman was transported to Lehigh County DUI and processed.

Possession of Marijuana:  Wyatt Weber 20 of Allentown was arrested on 1/18/18 in the 200 block of E Harrison Street for Possession of Marijuana after a traffic stop.  Charges filed.

Burglary:  reported on 1/31/18 in the 300 block of S 4th Street.  Unknown actor shot out multiple windows with a BB gun, entered the building and damaged the interior.

Public Drunkenness:  Constance David 51 of Emmaus was arrested on 2/2/18 for Public Drunkenness after she created a disturbance in the 900 block of Fernwood Street. A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Found Item:  A set of 2 Honda keys on a fob were found on 2/5/18 in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.  The keys are being held at the Emmaus Police Department.

PRESS RELEASE – March 1st, 2018

Burglary: reported on 1/27/18 in the 300 block of Main Street.  Unknown actors broke in to a business and removed miscellaneous items totaling $9,026.

Possession of a Controlled Substance:   A 16 year old male was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia on 2/2/18 after he was found under the influence at the Emmaus High School.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Probation.

Theft:  A 12 year old male and a 16 year  old male were arrested for Theft on 2/13/18 after they removed money from a home in the 600 block of Chestnut Street.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Probation.

Driving Under the Influence:  Stephen Coulsey, 48, of Topton was arrested on 2/11/18 for Driving Under the Influence and No Turn on Red after a vehicle stop in the 00 block of S 6th Street.  He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 2/12/18 in the 1100 block of Cold Stream Court.  Unknown actor removed the catalytic converter, valued at $550, from the victim’s Honda Accord.

Driving Under the Influence: Felix Dejesus, 54, of Allentown was arrested on 2/15/18 for Driving Under the Influence in the 300 block of Main Street. He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Hit and Run:  reported on 2/15/18 in the 300 block of Broad Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the victim’s Ford Mustang damaging the rear driver’s side bumper and mirror.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 2/20/18 in the 500 block of Elm Street.  Actor damaged  the passenger side rear tires of  2 vehicles causing $120 damage.

Found Item:  A Roadmaster bicycle was found on Keystone Avenue on 2/21/18.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 2/21/18 in the 900 block of Glenwood Street.  Unknown actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed $6 in change.

Stolen Motor Vehicle:  reported on 2/21/18 in the 400 block of Keystone Avenue.  Unknown actor stole a 1999 maroon Toyota Camry valued at $2,000. Vehicle was later recovered in Allentown.

Found Item:  A set of Ford keys were found on 2/22/18 in the 500 block of Fernwood Street.  Keys are stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Found Item:  A Manta scooter was found on 2/23/18 in the unit block of N 2nd Street.  The scooter is stored at the Emmaus Police Department

Found Item:  A Huffy bicycle was found on 2/26/18 in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

PRESS RELEASE – February 12, 2018

Stalking:  Chris Giacobbe, 58, of Emmaus was arrested on 1/9/18 for Stalking and Harassment after he allegedly, repeatedly, harassed the victim after being told to stop.  Giacobbe was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center, processed and arraigned.

Driving Under the Influence:  Danasia Dancy, 21, of Allentown was arrested on 1/20/18 for Driving under the Influence and Careless Driving after she was stopped for a traffic violation in the 300 block of Main Street.  Dancy was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Forgery:  Craig Middlebrooks, 61, of New York, NY was arrested on 1/26/18 for Forgery, Theft, Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card, Identity Theft, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Paraphernalia after he attempted to withdraw funds from a bank account with false identification. Middlebrooks was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center, processed and arraigned.

Public Drunkenness:  Chad Ahn, 48, of Emmaus was arrested for Public Drunkenness on 1/28/18 after he entered an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Penn St., then fell asleep. A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Harassment:  Bryan Delong, 39, of Emmaus was arrested for Harassment on 2/9/18 after he was involved in a domestic dispute in the 500 block of Broad Street.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Simple Assault:  Robert Davidoski, 62, of Philadelphia was arrested on 2/9/18 for Simple Assault and Harassment after he was involved in a domestic dispute in the 900 block of Fernwood Street.  Davidoski was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center, processed and arraigned.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 2/10/18 in the 100 block of S 2nd Street.  Victim found the driver’s side rear window of his Chevy Silverado broken. Total damage: $300.

Hit & Run:  reported on 2/10/18 in the unit block of Macungie Avenue.  Unknown actor struck victim’s Mitsubishi Lancer damaging the driver’s side mirror.

PRESS RELEASE – FEBRUARY 7, 2018

Driving Under the Influence:  Stephen Kuzman 45 of Emmaus was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Careless Driving and Speeding on 1/15/18 in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue after he was seen traveling at a high rate of speed.  Kuzman was transported to Lehigh County DUI and processed.

Possession of Marijuana:  Wyatt Weber 20 of Allentown was arrested on 1/18/18 in the 200 block of E Harrison Street for Possession of Marijuana after a traffic stop.  Charges filed.

Burglary:  reported on 1/31/18 in the 300 block of S 4th Street.  Unknown actor shot out multiple windows with a BB gun, entered the building and damaged the interior.

Public Drunkenness:  Constance David 51 of Emmaus was arrested on 2/2/18 for Public Drunkenness after she created a disturbance in the 900 block of Fernwood Street. A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Found Item:  A set of 2 Honda keys on a fob were found on 2/5/18 in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.  The keys are being held at the Emmaus Police Department.

 

PRESS RELEASE – January 29, 2018

Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana:  A 16 year old male was arrested on 1/10/18 for Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana and Controlled Substance in the 600 block of Chestnut Street.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Driving Under the Influence:  Justice Hoffman 23 of Slatington was arrested on 1/10/18 for Driving Under  the Influence in the unit block of E Main Street after striking a pole.  He was transported to Lehigh DUI Center and processed.

Possession of Control Substance:  A 17 year old male from Emmaus was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia on 1/17/18 after he created a disturbance at the Emmaus High School. Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Simple Assault:  A 17 year old male from Emmaus was arrested on 1/17/18 for Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest and Possession of Controlled Substance  after he become physically offensive towards an officer.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/25/18 in the 500 block of Minor Street.  Actor slashed the driver’s side rear tire on the victim’s Dodge Dakota & sprayed dry chemical from a fire extinguisher onto the driver’s side causing $150 damage.

Disorderly Conduct:  reported on 1/25/18 in the 500 block of Adrain Street.  4 vehicles were sprayed with dry chemical from a fire extinguisher.  No damage was reported.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/25/18 in the 400 block of Fairview Street.  Unknown actor slashed the passenger side tire of 3 vehicles causing $550 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/26/18 in the 500 block of Alpine Circle.  The driver’s side window on victim’s Chrysler was shattered.  $300 damage.

Burglary:  reported on 1/26/18 in the 100 block of N 6th Street.  A window was pried open and the actor entered the building setting of the alarm.  Nothing reported taken.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/26/18 in the 600 block of E Berger Street.  Unknown actor shot the front door side window of victim’s Chevy Suburban with a BB gun causing $300 damage

Theft:  reported on 1/26/18 in the 400 block of Fairview Street.  Actor removed a 3 ft ceramic Santa valued at $50 from the porch.

Simple Assault:  Blaize Cserpnyak 29 of Emmaus was arrested on 1/27/18 for Simple Assault and Harassment after he was involved in a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Broad Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.

Burglary:  reported on 1/26/18 in the 500 block of Turner Street. Unknown actor broke a window and entered the home removing a television set valued at $500.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/27/18 in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.  Unknown actor smashed the rear driver’s side window of victim’s Kia Sorento causing $400 damage.

PRESS RELEASE – JANUARY 23, 2018

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/12/18 in the 300 block of Powder Mill Lane.  Actor broke the passenger side window of victim’s Honda Accord causing $300 damage.

Hit and Run:  reported on 1/12/18 in the 500 block of Minor Street.  Unknown vehicle struck and broke the driver’s side mirror on victim’s Dodge Dakoda.

Harassment:  Tony Smith Sr 44 of Emmaus was arrested on 1/18/18 in the 600 block of Walnut Street after he had sent multiple threatening text messages.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.

Simple Assault:  Branden David 23 of Schwenksville was arrested on 1/18/18 for Simple Assault and Harassment after he was involved in a domestic dispute in the unit block of E Harrison Street. 

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 1/20/18 in the 100 block of Ridge Street.  Unknown actor smashed the left side passenger window on victim’s Chrysler Town and Country causing $500 damage.

Found Item:  A black drone was found in the 600 block of Cherokee Street.  Drone is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Hit and Run:  reported on 1/22/18 in the 200 block of Delong Avenue. Unknown vehicle struck the victim’s Hyundai Elantra leaving scratches on the rear drivers side.

PRESS RELEASE – January 11, 2018

Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana:  A 17 year old female was arrested on 1/2/18 for Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at the Emmaus High School.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana:  Dylan Mertl 22 of Allentown was arrested on 12/22/17 for Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Expired Registration after a traffic stop in the 500 block of Dalton Street.  Charges filed.

Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle:  Tyrone Guy 34 of Allentown was arrested on 1/4/18 for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Criminal Mischief and Driving Without a License in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street after he took the victim’s vehicle without permission and caused damage to the front end.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Defiant Trespass:  Keith Smykal 37 was arrested for Defiant Trespass on 1/8/18 after he was found on the back porch of a home in the 800 block of Franklin Street after he was previously informed by the homeowners not to return.  He was transported to Lehigh County Book Center and processed.

Burglary:  reported on 1/8/18 in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street.  Actor entered a window and proceeded to cause $1,640 of damage.

Harassment:  Melanie Guerra 18 of Emmaus was arrested for Harassment on 1/9/18 after she was involved in a fight in the 500 block of Dalton Street.  Charges filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Robbery:  A 16 year old male from Emmaus was arrested for Robbery and Aggravated Assault with a weapon on 1/5/18 after he robbed and pistol whipped the victim in the 600 block of Green Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

PRESS RELEASE – 1/2/18

Hit and Run:  reported on 12/20/17 in the 300 block of Broad Street.  Unknown vehicle struck victim’s Dodge Ram causing a dent on the passenger side door and damaging the passenger side rear view mirror.

Disorderly Conduct:  Justice Hoffman 23 of Slatington was arrested on 12/4/17 for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness in the unit block of S 4th Street after creating a disturbance in the area of Triangle Park.  Citations filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Theft:  Francesco Maresca 18 of Emmaus was arrested on 12/22/17 for Theft, Receiving Stolen Property and Unauthorized Use of a Credit Card.  Maresca used the victim’s bank card in an attempt to access a bank account and make an online purchase.  Charges filed.

Disorderly Conduct:  A 17 year old female was arrested on 12/19/17 for Disorderly Conduct after she created a disturbance at the Emmaus High School.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Disorderly Conduct:  John Romeo 39 of Emmaus was arrested on 12/24/17 in the 400 block of Chestnut Street after he failed to turn down loud music after repeated complaints were received.  A citation was filed with the Magistrate’s office.

Hit & Run:  reported on 12/24/17 in the 500 block of Harrison Street.  Unknown vehicle sideswiped victim’s Jeep pushing it into the curb damaging the passenger side wheel.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/24/17 in the 100 block of Main Street.  Actor cut victim’s Christmas flag and 2 strands of lights.  Total damage $61

Hit & Run:  reported on 12/26/17 in the 700 block of Furnace Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the driver’s side mirror causing $200 damage.

Hit & Run:  reported on 12/29/17 in the unit block of S 6th Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the front of victim’s Mazda causing moderate damage.

Armed Robbery: reported on 1/1/18 at the Turkey Hill store located at 602 Chestnut St.  A male actor entered the store ,  stated he had a gun and demanded that the clerk remove money from the register

PRESS RELEASE:  December 20, 2017

Burglary:  reported on 12/11/17 in the 500 block of Penn Court.  Actor forcibility entered victim’s garage are removed bicycles and tools totaling $14,230.

Theft:  reported on 12/13/17 in the unit block of Keystone Avenue.  Victim reported a diamond engagement ring valued at $3,000 was stolen.

Theft:  reported on 12/15/17 in the 500 block of Furnace Street.  Actor removed an Amazon package delivered to victim valued at $50 from the front porch.

Harassment:   Keith Wigfall 46 of Emmaus was arrested for Harassment in the 200 on 12/18/17 in the 200 block of Power Mill Lane after a domestic dispute.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/18/17 in the 400 block of N 3rd Street.  2 garages were sprayed painted causing $200 damage each.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/18/17 in the 200 block of Seem Street. Actor spray painted the brick wall of Lincoln School causing $200 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/18/17 in the 100 block of Ridge Street. Actor spray painted victims siding causing $200 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the 100 block of Klines Lane.  Actor spray painted the wall of the Borough Water Works building causing $300 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the 500 block of N 3rd Street.  Actor sprayed painted victims garage door causing $300 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the unit block of S 2nd Street.  Actor spray painted 2 garage doors causing $600 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the unit block of N 6th Street.  Actor spray painted the hood of a Hyundai Genesis causing $300 damage and a garage door causing $300 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the 100 block of State Avenue.  Actor spray painted a window of a building causing $100 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/19/17 in the 100 block of N 5th Street. Actor spray painted the glass door of the Post Office causing $50 damage.

PRESS RELEASE – December 13, 2017

Simple Assault:  Oswaldo Cancel 18 of Allentown was arrested for Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct on 11/22/17 at the Emmaus High School after he was involved in a physical confrontation. Charges filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Driving Under the Influence:  Lisa Thompson 48 of Macungie was arrested on 11/28/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Careless Driving and Failure to Drive Within Lane in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street after her vehicle was seen swerving in and out of the lane of travel.  Thompson was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Tobacco on School Property:  A 15 year old male was arrested on 11/14/17 for Use of Tobacco on School Property at the Emmaus High School after he became disruptive and was searched.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana:  Anthony Santana 33 of Allentown was arrested on 11/25/17 for Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Careless Driving after he failed to maintain a single lane of travel in the 600 block of Chestnut Street.  Charges filed with the Magistrate’s office.

False ID to Law Enforcement:  Shakime Riddick 19 of Bethlehem was arrested on 11/30/17 for False ID to Law Enforcement, Required Financial Responsibility and Driving While Under Suspension after a traffic stop at 31st and Dalton Streets.  Charges filed with the Magistrate’s office.

Defiant Trespass:  Cotey Perry 19 of Macungie was arrested for Defiant Trespass on 12/4/17 at the Emmaus High School after attempting to enter the school after a trespass order was issued.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/2/17 in the 500 block of N 3rd Street. Actor broke a reindeer and sled decoration in victim’s yard causing $80 damage.

Theft:  reported on 12/2/17 at Weis Markets 1220 Chestnut Street.  Victims left her wallet containing $40 cash and 2 gift cards in a cart.  The wallet was later returned to Weis without the cash and 1 card.

Theft:  reported on 12/7/17 in the 300 block of Broom Street.  Actor removed a box that had been delivered to the home valued at $300.

PRESS RELEASE – December 6, 2017

Driving Under the Influence:  Michael Rotenberger 30 of Kunkletown was arrested for Driving Under the Influence on 11/18/17 at State Road and Harrison Street after his vehicle was seen drifting in the lane of travel.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Simple Assault:   A 17 year old female from Emmaus was arrested on 11/28/17 for Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment after she assaulted then harassed the victim.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/20/17 in the 100 block of Coldstream Courts.  Actor keyed the hood and both sides, ripped a side rain visor off and dented victim’s vehicle numerous times.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/22/17 in the 1200 block of W Minor Street.  Actor broke into victims vehicle and removed a wallet and cash totaling $350.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:   a theft from 2 vehicles was reported on 11/22/17 in the 500 block of Wood Street.  Actor entered unlocked vehicles and removed a wallet and miscellaneous cards valued at $15 and a Bltiz crossbow valued at $275.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/22/17 in the 900 block of Evergreen Street. Actor removed a purse containing cash, debit and credit cards totaling $2,500.  Victim also found an actor had used the cards at various stores.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/25/17 in the 100 block of Spruce Street. Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a wallet containing a debit and credit card valued at $25.  Victim was informed that the cards had been used on the same date.

Disorderly Conduct:  Damien Pitosky 20 and Henry Bowers 55 both of Emmaus were arrested for Disorderly Conduct on 11/25/17 after they were involved in a fight in the 100 block of S 7th Street.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 12/1/17 in the 600 block of Broad Street.  Actor smashed the windshield and slashed all 4 tires on victims BMW causing $1,350 damage.

PRESS RELEASE – November 28, 2017

Driving Under the Influence:  John Rogers 50 of Zionsville was arrested on 11/8/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Careless Driving and Entering a Roadway with out a Signal in the 500 block of State Road after making an illegal U-turn.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Criminal Trespass:  Steven Hagerich 34 of Emmaus was arrested on 11/13/17 for Criminal Trespass, Criminal Mischief and Public Drunkenness after forcing his way into a residence after striking the front door with a concrete block.  He was transported to Lehigh County Jail for arraignment.

Retail Theft:  Carlos Schwab 39 of Allentown was arrested pm 11/13/17 for Retail Theft, Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after her removed $910.15 worth of men’s facila cream from CVS, 702 Chestnut Street.  Schwab was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/21/17 in the 300 block of S 4th Street.  Actor spray painted the side of a building.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/21/17 in the 100 block of Green Street.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a purse containing a passport, credit cards and a driver’s license totaling $35.

Theft:  reported on 11/21/17 in the 500 block of Furnace Street.  Actor removed a K2 Crush men’s mountain bicycle valued at $500 from a carport.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/21/17 in the 500 block of Wood Street.  Actor entered victim’s vehicle and removed a bag with loose change totaling $200.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/21/17 in the 1100 block of W Jubilee Street.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed change totaling $2.

PRESS RELEASE – November 20, 2017

Hit & Run: reported on 11/14/17 in the 400 block of Chestnut Street.  Vehicle struck the left side bumper and tail light of victim’s Chevy Equinox.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/18/17 in the 600 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor smashed pumpkins in the area around victim’s vehicle causing several small dents and scratches.  $400 damage

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/18/17 in the 200 block of Spruce Street.  Actor smashed a light fixture on a pole causing $100 damage.

Burglary:  reported on 11/18/17 in the 400 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor forcibly entered victim’s home and removed a safe and cash totaling $5,160.

Theft from Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 600 block of Adrain Street.  Actor entered victim’s vehicle and removed a wallet valued at $25.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 500 block of Chestnut Street.  Actor slashed 2 tires on victim’s Dodge van causing $300 damage.

Theft from Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 100 block of Spruce Street.  Actor entered 2 vehicles and removed a purse, wallet and cash totaling $61,

Theft from Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 100 block of Pine Street.  Actor entered unlocked vehicle and removed golf clubs totaling $200.

Theft from Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 600 block of Minor Street.  Actor entered an unlocked vehicle and removed 3 gas credit cards and a PA Drivers License.

Theft from Motor Vehicle:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 700 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a purse containing cash and various gift cards totaling $320.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/19/17 in the 500 block of Broad Street.  Unknown actor slashed a tire on victim’s Toyota Corolla causing $125 damage.

Hit & Run:  reported on 11/20/17 in the unit block of S 5th Street.  Unknown vehicle struck victim’s Hyundai causing right side damage and a broken fog light.

PRESS RELEASE – November 14, 2017

Harassment:  Michael Hoffman 50 of Emmaus was arrested on 10/10/17 for Harassment after causing a disturbance in the unit block of S 10th Street. Citation filed at Magistrate’s office.

Use of Tobacco on School Property:  A 17 year old male was arrested for Use of Tobacco on School Property on 10/31/17.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Hit & Run:  reported on 11/12/17 in the unit block of Colonial Court.  A vehicle struck victim’s Pontiac causing damage to driver’s side rear bumper and tail light.

Disorderly Conduct:  McKenna Clarke 22 of Emmaus was arrested on 11/13/17 for Disorderly Conduct after she continued to make unreasonable noise in the 600 block of Minor St.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/13/17 at 1401 Shimerville Road.  Actor used a large rock to break the handi-cap toilet in the men’s room causing $300 damage.

Driving Under the Influence:  Chelsea O’Donnell 27 of Bechtelsville was arrested on 11/3/17 for Driving Under the Influence and Careless Driving after she struck two parked vehicles in the 800 block of Chestnut Street.  She was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

PRESS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 7, 2017

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:   reported on 11/2/17 in the 900 block of Chestnut Street.  Actor entered the unlocked cap of victim’s truck and removed various hunting items totaling $270.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/28/17 in the 300 block of S 4th Street.  Unknown actor spray painted graffiti on the 2nd floor of a building causing $200 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 11/3/17 in the 1000 block of Cold Stream Circle.  Actor broke the wipers and placed trashed on victim’s vehicle causing $200 damage.

Burglary:  reported on 11/4/17 in the 1400 block of Shimerville Road.  Actor entered an unlocked garage and removed a Glock valued at $500 from the center console of victim’s truck.

Found Item:  A Mongoose bicycle was found on 11/4/17 in the 900 block of Walnut Street.  Bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Harassment:  Cassidy Allen 22 of Zionsville was arrested on 11/6/17 for Harassment after threatening a female over Face Book.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

 

PRESS RELEASE – OCTOBER 30, 2017

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:  Patrick Lane, 25, of Zionsville was arrested on 10/3/17 in the 600 block of State Road for Driving Under the Influence and Failure to Drive Within Lane after a motor vehicle stop.  Lane was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

POSSESSION OF SMALL AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA:  Richard Vazquez, 34, of Bethlehem was arrested on 10/3/17 for Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in the 100 block of State Rd after his vehicle was stopped for an expired registration. 

RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING ANOTHER PERSON:  Andrew Bosko ,32, of Allentown was arrested on 10/12/17 for Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct after taking control of the steering  wheel of a car in which he was a passenger, intentionally causing a motor vehicle accident on S 9th Street.  Bosko was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:  Charles Mohr ,56, of Allentown was arrested on 10/13/17 for Driving Under the Influence and Following too Close in the 600 block of Chestnut Street after “tailgating”  a police vehicle. Mohr was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA:  a 17 year old female from Emmaus was arrested on 10/13/17 in the 300 block of Minor Street for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after a traffic stop.  Charges filed with Lehigh County Juvenile Court.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:  Anthony Kuzmann, 51, of Emmaus was arrested on 10/15/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Required Financial Responsibility in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street. Kuzmann was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

FOUND ITEM:  A key fob belonging to a Jeep was found 10/21/17 on S 9th Street. Fob is at Emmaus Police Department.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:  Tibor Szabo, 49, of Burien WA was arrested on 10/22/17 for Driving Under the Influence in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street after causing a disturbance and striking another vehicle. Szabo was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

STALKING:  William Walker, 27, of Emmaus was arrested on 10/24/17 for Stalking after he repeatedly messaged and threatened a female.  He was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

FRAUD:  reported on 10/25/17/ ,Victim received a message on  his IPhone that his phone was comprised and he needed to make payments to the caller using Apple Gift Cards to correct the problem.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:  reported on 10/28/17 in the 400 block of S 5th Street.  The rear window of victim’s vehicle was shattered.  $500 damage.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:  reported on 10/27/17.  Actor spray painted a street sign on Macungie Avenue and a PPL pole in the 700 block of North Street.  $60 damage.

PRESS RELEASE – OCTOBER 25, 2017

Hit & Run:  reported on 10/17/17 in the 600 block of Dalton Street.  Unknown vehicle struck the back bumper of victim’s Honda Fit.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/18/17 in the 200 block of N 4th Street.  Actor shot the back window of victim’s Dodge truck with a BB Gun causing $300 damage.

Theft:  reported on 10/21/17 in the 200 block of Main Street.  2 chairs valued at $20 were removed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/22/17 in the 500 block of Broad Street. Unknown actor broke the drivers and passenger side mirrors off of victim’s Toyota causing $400 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/23/17 in the 1400 block of Shimerville Road.  Actor spray painted a concrete overpass causing $100 damage.

Theft:  reported on 10/23/17 in the 200 block of N 6th Street.  Actor has been removing fire wood from the rear of victim’s home totaling $50.

PRESS RELEASE – OCTOBER 17, 2017

Theft:  reported on 10/4/17 at 500 Macungie Avenue.  Unknown person removed victim’s IPhone Cellphone from the pool area of the Emmaus High School. Phone valued at $600.

Retail Theft:  Stacey Latsko 45 of Emmaus was arrested for Retail Theft on 10/6/17 after leaving Weis Market at 1220 Chestnut Street without paying for $152.36 worth of merchandise.  She was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 10/9/17 in the 400 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed 2 cables, make up and a make up bag valued at $120.

Possession of Marijuana:  Jose Fernandez 20 of Allentown was arrested on 9/9/17 for Possession of Marijuana, Required Financial Responsibility, Expired Inspection and Unauthorized Use of Registration in the 300 block of Main Street after a traffic stop. 

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 10/10/17 in the 400 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor entered victim’s unlocked vehicle and removed a sweat shirt and phone charger totaling $70.

Theft:  reported in the unit block of N 6th Street on 10/11/17.  Actor removed a men’s Giant bicycle valued at $500 from property.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/13/17 at 619 Ridge Street.  Actor spray painted the rear of a storage building at the park.  Total damage $300.

Theft from a Motor Vehicle:  reported on 10/14/17 in the 300 block of Alpine Street.  Actor smashed the side window of 2 vehicles removing a purse containing clothing and credit cards totaling $200.  Total damage done to vehicles is $450.

Press Release – October 3, 2017

Possession of Marijuana:  Lillith Heffelfinger 21 of Coopersburg was arrested on 9/16/17 for Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia in the parking lot of 1401 Shimerville Road.  Charges filed.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/26/17 in the 500 block of Furnace Street.  Unknown actor smashed a window on the main door of a garage causing $100 damage.

Found Item:  A Mongoose bicycle was found in the 100 block of Jefferson Street on 9/27/17.  Bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Hit & Run:  reported on 9/27/17 at the Turkey Hill lot 602 Chestnut Street.  A black Honda backed into victim’s Chevy Equinox & left the scene.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/28/17 at 1401 Shimerville Road.  Actor carved words into the wall of a bathroom stall and broke a light fixture in the men’s room.  Damage totaled $225

Burglary:  reported on 9/28/17 in the 500 block of Liberty Street.  Unknown actor entered victim’s garage & removed a Trek Hybrid bicycle valued at $600.

Burglary:  reported on 9/28/17 in the 500 block of Broad Street.  Actor forcibly entered victim’s home and removed a digital camera, a wallet containing miscellaneous cards, $60 cash and an Apple Ipad totaling $680.

Underage Drinking:  Jonathan Boyle 20 of Emmaus was arrested on 9/30/17 in the 500 block of Mountain Blvd for Underage Drinking.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia:  Mikael Hubickey 18 of Emmaus was arrested on 9/30/17 in the 500 block of Mountain Blvd for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Underage Drinking.

Stolen Motor Vehicle: reported on 9/30/17 in the 100 block of Jefferson Street.  A Kia Optima was valued at $4,000 was stolen.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 10/1/17 in the 1500 block of Shimerville Road.  Actor spray painted cement pillars and a PPL tower causing $100 damage.

PRESS RELEASE – September 26, 2017

Found Item:  A men’s Diamondback Option Bicycle was found on 9/19/17 in the 500 block of Harrison Street.  The bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

Retail Theft:  Tatyana Louard 19 of Macungie was arrested on 9/19/17 for Retail Theft after removing a Iphone Charger valued at $19.07 form the 7-11 Store 1146 Chestnut Street, Emmaus without paying for same.  She was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.    

Theft:  reported on 9/22/17 in the 100 block of Main Street.  Actor stole victim’s wallet which contained various cards and cash totaling $63.00

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/24/17 in the 300 block of Broad Street.  Actor struck and damaged the driver’s side mirror of victim’s Chevy Silverado causing $300 damage.

Theft:  reported on 9/25/17 in the 300 block of Barrett Road.  Actor removed a ring valued at $500 from victim’s home.

PRESS RELEASE:  September 18, 2017

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/11/17 in the 1400 block of Shimerville Road.  Unknown actor spray painted parts of the turnpike bridge and a tower totaling $1,000 in damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/12/17 in the 100 block of Pine Street.  Actor scratched the front ¼ panel to the rear ¼ panel of victim’s Honda Odyssey causing $1,000 damage.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 9/14/17 in the unit block of Spruce Street.  Victim found the rear window of his GMC pickup truck was shot out by a pellet causing $250 in damage.

Aggravated Assault:  Matthew Dengler 22 of Macungie was arrested on 9/15/17 in the 1100 block of Eagle Drive for Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct after being involved in a domestic dispute. Dengler was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Terroristic Threats:  Aaron Ruch 23 of Emmaus was arrested on 9/17/17 in the 400 block of N 5th Street for Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault and Harassment after a disturbance was reported.  Ruch was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Burglary:  reported on 9/17/17 in the 100 block of Greenleaf Street.  Actor entered a garage and removed a Honda dirt bike valued at $1,500.

Burglary:  reported on 9/17/17 in the 300 block of N 2nd Street.  Actor entered an unlocked garage and removed 3 bicycles with a total value of $2,055.

PRESS RELEASE – September 12, 2017

Driving Under the Influence:  Crystal Ortiz 22 of Bethlehem was arrested on 9/7/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Receiving Stolen Property, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of Small Amount of Marijuana, Driving Under Suspension and Careless Driving  in the unit block of E Main Street.  Ortiz was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Burglary:  reported on 9/9/17 in the 500 block of Penn Court.  An unknown actor entered a home and removed cash and jewelry totaling $400.

Theft:  Ryan Seladones 18 of Emmaus was arrested on 9/9/17 in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street for Theft after he bought items and received change for a counterfeit bill at 702 Chestnut Street.

Burglary:  reported on 9/9/17 in the 200 block of Stephen Street.  Nothing of value was stolen.

 

PRESS RELEASE:  September 6, 2017

Public Drunkenness:  Patty Walter 45 of Emmaus was arrested on 8/27/17 for Public Drunkenness in the 500 block of Chestnut Street after causing a disturbance.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Theft:  reported on 8/30/17 in the 700 block of Frank Drive.  Actor removed a shower tool kit, shower manifold and tubing rolls from the steps of the home valued at $250.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 8/30/17 at 501 Chestnut Street.  Actor drew a pentagram with permanent marker on the concrete steps of the church causing $50 in damage.

Hit and Run:  reported on 8/30/17 in the 100 block of Ridge Street.  An unknown vehicle struck the rear driver’s side of victim’s black Buick causing a scuff mark and breaking the mirror.

Trespassing:  Anthony Striglia 19 of Breinigsville was arrested on 9/1/17 for trespassing after he entered private property marked “No Trespassing” in the unit block of S 1st Street.  A citation was filed at the Magistrate’s office.

Hit and Run:  reported on 9/2/17 in the 100 block of S 5th Street.  An unknown vehicle struck the drivers side of victim’s blue Honda damaging the front bumper and turn signal.

Driving Under the Influence:  Matthew Beck 34 of Palmyra was arrested on 8/18/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Failure to Drive within Lane and Obedience to Traffic Control in the 700 block of Chestnut Street.  He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Driving Under the Influence:  Sabino Basso 46 of Alburtis was arrested on 8/20/17 for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in the 900 block of Evergreen Street.  Basso was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Simple Assault:  Kevin Coles 54 of Emmaus was arrested on 9/5/17 for Simple Assault and Harassment after a domestic dispute in the unit block of S 10th Street.  Coles was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 28, 2017

THEFT FROM A MOTOR VEHICLE:  reported on 8/22/17 in the 200 block of North Street.  Actor entered victims vehicle and removed a black vape valued at $280.

DEFIANT TRESPASS: Baylee O’Breiter and Brett Traupman both 19 of Emmaus were arrested on 8/21/17 for Defiant Trespassing on school grounds after they entered the roof area of the Emmaus High School and threw cinder blocks into the court yard.  Citations filed at the Magistrate’s office.

SIMPLE ASSAULT:  Angela Brown 39 of Allentown was arrested on 8/24/17 for Simple Assault and Harassment following a domestic dispute in the 1200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.  She was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

FOUND ITEM:  A men’s red Shogun bicycle was found in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street on 8/25/17.  Bicycle is stored at the Emmaus Police Department.

PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 21, 2017

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:  Colin Corrigan 30 of Bethlehem was arrested on 8/12/17 for Driving Under the Influence, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Accident Involving an Unattended Vehicle and Driving while under Suspension after he was involved in a Hit & Run accident in the 200 block of S 2nd Street.  Corrigan was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF:  reported on 8/15/17 in the 400 block of S 6th Street.  Unknown actor dented the hood of victims Subaru Impreza causing $1,000 damage.

CRIM