Salisbury Press

Monday, July 15, 2019

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

An unknown person entered a home in the 900 block of East Rock Road which was reported to police 12:45 p.m. June 12. Police found the door to the property ajar and items were toppled around the home. Some ceiling tiles in the basement had been lowered, several televisions were smashed and miscellaneous items were taken. Police are investigating.

An unknown person removed a bike from Laubach Park, 1630 Lehigh Avenue 11:53 a.m. June 13. The bike was later returned.

An unknown person removed a package left on the porch of a home in the 2800 block of Andrea Drive. The package was left by United Parcel Service and was valued at $28.65.

Police were called to the 900 block of Buttonwood Street 11:49 a.m. June 16 for a theft report. A resident got an Uber to the South Mall. She left her purse in the car and asked the driver to wait. When she came out, the car was gone. The resident contacted police. The detective located the Uber driver and all items were returned intact.

A resident in the 1200 block of Garden Avenue reported ordering a Michael Kors backpack online June 10. The resident wired money through Western Union and did not receive the backpack. The theft was reported 7 p.m. June 18. Police are investigating.

An unknown person removed an Emerson air conditioner for a camper from a home in the 1600 block of Hillcrest Avenue. The theft was reported 6:36 p.m. June 23.

A woman reported going to the Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest for treatment noon June 25. She left her purse on the bench. When she returned, the purse had been turned in but $399 was missing. Police are reviewing hospital surveillance cameras.

A resident told police about receiving threats 2:10 p.m. June 15.

A resident in the 600 block of East Montgomery Street reported 10:16 p.m. June 26, an unknown person went through a vehicle on the property; nothing was taken.

Police were called to the report of shots fired 8:29 p.m. June 23 in the 1400 block of Constitution Drive. Police heard fireworks coming from Allentown.

Police were called to the 2900 block of Greenbriar Lane 2:23 p.m. June 26 for the report of shots fired. The resident heard six gunshots and saw two flashes of light. Police were unable to locate anyone involved.

Police were called to Lehigh Avenue for a fight 9:13 p.m. June 23. Police were unable to locate a fight.

Police were called to the 1700 block of High Ridge Road 8:21 p.m. June 13 for the report of a pig standing at a resident’s back door. After police arrived, the pig tried to bite the officer who was trying to get the pig in the car. The pig was transported to the police station, the find was posted on Facebook and the pig’s owner claimed the animal.

Kathryn Fittery, 33, of Salisbury, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence and careless driving following an accident in the 1700 block of Broadway 5 a.m. June 15. There was front end damage to the vehicle which was missing a front passenger side wheel and tire after Fittery allegedly struck a curb. She was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 20-year-old female, of Allentown, was charged with suspicion of driving while under influence, driving without registration and underage drinking following a traffic stop in the 1100 block of East Susquehanna Street 4:20 a.m. June 22. She was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Maurice Dunn, 41, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana and driving while under suspension following a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Broadway 3:53 a.m. June 16. Charges have been filed.

James Santana, 19, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without lights following a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Broadway 2:01 a.m. June 21.

A 28-year-old male, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Broadway 10:42 p.m. June 27.

Gregory Freer, 39, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a controlled substance after allegedly fleeing from the scene of an accident in the 1800 block of East Emmaus Avenue 9:10 p.m. June 28. Police found he was also wanted on an active warrant from Allentown. He was transported to the Allentown Police Department for processing.

Police were called to the report of fireworks along Glick Avenue 3:22 p.m. June 16. Police were unable to locate the fireworks.

Police were called to the report of fireworks along Butz Lane 9:38 p.m. June 22. Police were unable to locate the fireworks.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Glick Avenue 9:06 p.m. June 22 for the report of fireworks. The police found the resident shooting fireworks and informed them fireworks cannot be shot within 150 feet of occupied structures.

Police received a call about two kids on bikes setting fireworks at Green Acres Park, 2702 Green Acres Drive 8:59 p.m. June 23. When police arrived, there was no one there.

Police were called to the report of fireworks in the 3000 block of Barrington Lane 1:45 p.m. June 24. Police were unable to locate the fireworks.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Public Road 3 p.m. July 1 for the report of fireworks. Police were unable to locate the fireworks.

Police were called to Oxford Drive 9:30 p.m. July 2 for the report of fireworks. Police were unable to locate the fireworks.

Police were called to the 500 block of East Lexington Street 8:20 a.m. June 16 for the report of damage to the driver’s side rear top wheel which had been damaged by a large rock being thrown at it.

Police were called to the 300 block of East Lexington Street 8:45 a.m. June 16 for the report of damage to a vehicle on the property due to a rock being thrown through a rear window.

An unknown person damaged a vehicle with blue spray paint in the 2500 block of College Lane 9:54 p.m. June 23.

Three 55-gallon barrels were found in the 1600 block of Riverside Drive noon June 17. Two barrels contained motor oil and one barrel contained antifreeze. Public works department personnel removed the barrels and will dispose of the liquids.

A resident in the 1600 block of Seidersville Road reported 10:30 a.m. July 1, an unknown person opened a PayPal account under the resident’s name.

An 18-year-old, of Allentown, was charged with disorderly conduct, harassment and criminal mischief following an incident in the 600 block of East Emmaus Avenue 8:15 p.m. June 18. He allegedly took a tree branch and hit someone in the leg, threw a bottle at someone, broke a door frame and threatened to kill a staff member. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 18-year-old, of Allentown, was charged with harassment following an incident in the 600 block of East Emmaus Avenue 9:20 a.m. June 29. A citation was issued. He was taken to St. Luke’s for an evaluation.

An unknown male entered Stein Mart, 3300 Lehigh St., 3:30 p.m. June 19, grabbed a shopping cart and filled it with Polo underwear and male and female assorted fragrances and then left the store. Police are reviewing video.

Matthew Creveling, 30, of Lansford, was charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property after allegedly removing $50 from Cave Brewing Company, 3300 Lehigh St., 12:30 p.m. June 20. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

An Hispanic male walked into Stein Mart, 3300 Lehigh St., 5 p.m. June 25 and removed numerous Polo items and walked out of the store. The items removed were valued at $634. Police are currently reviewing video of the theft and the white vehicle seen leaving the South Mall.

Salisbury police assisted the auto theft task force in recovering a stolen vehicle and apprehending the suspect, located in the 100 block of East Susquehanna Street 8:08 a.m. June 20. The individual was transported to Central Booking.

A 20-year-old male, of Macungie, was charged with simple assault and harassment following an alleged incident 3:15 a.m. June 22 at Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest. He allegedly threw a parking cone at a car and punched the victim in the face. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A resident in the 2200 block of Honeysuckle Road reported being contacted by a neighbor saying the home was burglarized 5:57 p.m. June 22. Police told the resident, who was out of town, there was no sign of entry.

A 19-year-old, of Allentown, was charged with alleged accident involving an unattended vehicle and property, driving at a safe speed and hitting another vehicle, 6:15 p.m. July 1 along East Susquehanna Street.

Steven Williams, 35, of Salisbury, was charged with alleged strangulation and simple assault following an incident in the 1300 block of Maumee Avenue 9:29 a.m. June 25. He was taken to Central Booking for processing. The victim told police she went to the hospital following the incident.

Police responded to 14 alarm calls June 12 through 26.

Police responded to seven alarm calls June 27 through July 3.

Police responded to 71 calls for assistance June 12 through 26.

Police responded to 39 calls for assistance June 27 through July 3.