Police Blotter

July 26, 2016

 

Public Drunkenness:  David Hackl, 58, of Emmaus was arrested on 7/20/16 in the 200 block of North 2nd Street.

Defiant Trespass:  Zacharie Grim, 26, of Emmaus was arrested on 7/20/16 in the 500 block of Evergreen Street for Defiant Trespass after returning to a location he had been previously advised not to return to.

Found Item:  A black and white backpack was found in the 300 block of Spruce St on 7/22/16.

Harassment:  Jeremy Steigerwalt, 30, of Emmaus was arrested for Harassment on 7/25/16 in the 100 block of East Minor St.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 7/25/16 in the 1000 block of Macungie Avenue. Damage was done to the tailgate of a 2006 Subaru parked in the area.  Estimated damage $500

 

 

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July 18, 2016

 

Harassment:  Gema Carter, 44 years old of Emmaus was charged with Harassment after she contacted victim multiple times through e-mail which served no legitimate purpose. Citation filed with Magistrate.

Credit Card Fraud:  Douglas Houser, 47 years old, unknown address, was charged with Credit Card Fraud on 5/21/16 after using a credit card without the victims knowledge.

Disorderly Conduct:  Omar Menzel, 21 years old of Allentown was charged with Disorderly Conduct after he was involved in a altercation on 6/3/16 in the 700 block of North Street.

Theft:  reported on 7/12/16 in the 500 block of North 6th Street.  Actor tore down and removed a Moravian Star Light valued at $35 from front porch.

Hit & Run:  reported on 7/13/16 in the 200 block of Adrain Street.  Witness states a dark colored Honda backed up striking a parked Ford Explorer damaging rear door and front fender. Offending vehicle left the scene.

Burglary:  reported on 7/13/16 in the 400 block of Wenner Street.  Actor entered home and removed cash and a shotgun totaling $3,000.00

Theft from Vehicle:  reported 7/14/16 in the 1100 block of Eagle Dr. Actor removed the registration plate from a motorcycle which was parked in the lot.  Value $30.00

Driving Under the Influence:  Emma Hoffman, 20 years old of Alburtis with DUI-Minor after she was stopped in the 600 block of State Road.  She was processed at the Lehigh County DUI Center.

Indirect Criminal Contempt:  Anthony Morgan, 26 of Allentown was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection from Abuse Order.

Escape:  Justin Brobst, 25 years old of Emmaus with Escape, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct and Driving with a Suspended License on 7/2/16 in the 200 block of N. 5th Street.  Officer stopped Brobst for driving under suspension.  Brobst went into his home and ran out the back door. A description was given and a pursuit ensured involving multiple agencies.  Brobst was taken into custody and processed at the Lehigh County Booking Center.

Driving Under the Influence:  Abraham Hagan, 50 of Emmaus was charged with Driving Under the Influence after he was stopped on 7/3/16 for careless driving in the 700 block of Chestnut Street. He was processed and released at the Lehigh County DUI Center.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 7/17/16 in the 00 block of S 5th Street. Actor spray painted a dumpster in the rear driveway causing $50 damage.

Theft:  reported on 7/17/16 at the intersection of Green Street and Keystone Avenue.  Actor removed a stop sign and pole from location.  Estimated cost $100.

Criminal Mischief:  reported 7/18 in the 1200 block of S 10th Street.  A witness heard an explosion, then saw a diesel truck with a juvenile male in the bed drive away southbound on 10th Street.  Witness then found a neighbor’s mailbox was destroyed.  Value $50

Identity Theft:  reported on 7/16 in the 00 block of North 2nd Street.  Unknown actor opened a credit card account using victim’s information purchasing a $550 gift card.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 7/17/16 in the 00 block of S 5th Street.  Actor spray painted graffiti on victim’s shed.  Estimated damage $50.

Criminal Mischief:  reported on 7/17/16 in the 500 block of Broad Street. Actor spray painted dumpster and bathroom stall door causing $100 damage.

 

July 11, 2016

 

Criminal Mischief:  reported 7/5/16 in the 00 block of S 2nd Street. Actor broke rear window and dented rear bumper of a 2013 VW Beetle.  Estimated damage is $1,000.00

Criminal Mischief:  reported 7/5/16 in the 600 block of Broad Street. Actor punctured both rear and front passenger side tires of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra.  Estimated damage $300.00

Found Bicycle:  found 7/6/16 in the 100 block of S 12th Street. Child’s bicycle with training wheels.

Criminal Mischief:  reported 7/6/16 in the 300 block of Adrain Street.  Actors kicked in the bottom panel on the front storm door at location. 

Criminal Mischief:  reported 7/7/16 in the parking lot of the 1300 block of Chestnut Street.  Actor knocked over a street lamp on a concrete base.  Estimated damage $10,000.00

Hit & Run:  reported 7/9/16 in the 200 block of Powder Mill Lane. Offending vehicle struck a white Ford Edge causing passenger side damage.

Theft from Vehicle:  reported 7/10/16 in the 0 block of N 9th Street. Actor entered vehicle removing a handgun and an army knife.  Total value $400.00

Theft from Vehicle:  reported 7/10/16 in the 600 block of Furnace Street. Unknown actor entered 2 unlocked vehicles removing both registration cards.  Total value $70.00

Theft from Vehicle:  reported 7/11/16 from the 900 block of Broad Street. Actor entered unlocked vehicle and removed an Apple IPAD valued at $200.00

Burglary:  reported 7/11/16 in the 600 block of Chestnut Street. Actor entered home and removed cash and jewelry totaling $140.00

 

July 5, 2016

 

Driving Under the Influence:  Peter Balodis, 46 years old of Emmaus was charged with DUI after he was stopped in the 600 Block of Chestnut Street on 6/27 for reckless driving.  He was processed and released from the Lehigh County DUI Center.

Hit and Run: reported on 6/28/16 in the parking lot of 675 State Rd.  Unknown actor struck the left front bumper of a vehicle, damaging same.

Theft: reported on 6/24/16 in the 500 Block of Macungie Avenue.  Actor entered unlocked shed and removed a black Schwinn bicycle valued at $75.

Identity Theft:  reported on 6/30/16 by a business owner in the 100 Block of Main St.  Actor opened an account in the business’s name totally $4,000 in charges.

Simple Assault:  Santos Rivera, 19 years old of Allentown was arrested on 7/2/16 for Simple Assault and Harassment.  He was processed at Lehigh County Booking Center.

Theft:  reported at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimerville Road on 7/3/16.  Actor removed a black and silver Mad Gear Scooter from locker room.  Scooter valued at $79

 

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