Salisbury Township Police Department Chief Allen W. Stiles has provided tips to prevent package theft as we enter the biggest shopping season of the year.
“Unfortunately, this is also prime season for package thieves,” Stiles said.
“As you are making online purchases over the next few weeks, follow these tips to avoid becoming the victim of package theft,” Stiles said.
•Sign up for delivery alerts so you know when your delivery is scheduled and when the package has been delivered.
A 25-year-old female, of Frederick, Md., was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of marijuana after a traffic stop along Interstate 78 at Summit Lawn, Salisbury Township, 12:48 p.m. Oct. 16, according to Pennsylvania State Police, Fogelsville.
A 32-year-old male, of Kutztown, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia following a call at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 9:56 a.m. Nov. 15. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.
A New Jersey man is sought by federal law enforcement officials for his alleged involvement in the murder of a woman and her dog in a Newark, N. J., apartment, on Oct. 17, 2014, according to a media release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI.
On Nov. 3, 2014, Lamont Stephenson was charged with homicide by the state of New Jersey in Essex County, N.J., according to the FBI media release.
Troopers from Pennsylvania State Police Troop M will install car seats 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24 at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township.
Troop M includes barracks in Belfast, Bethlehem, Dublin, Fogelsville and Trevose.
The car seat installation locations coincide with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign running Nov. 19 to Dec. 4.
The troopers installing the seats are NHTSA Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician Troopers, according to police.
A student at Harry S Truman Elementary School made an inappropriate comment to another student while on a field trip 2:10 p.m. Nov. 8. The school is handling disciplinary action.
A 22-year-old female, of Bethlehem, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence following a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Broadway 1:35 a.m. Nov. 9. She allegedly was driving her vehicle with two flat tires. She was taken to Central Booking for processing.
Lawrence Benevento, 55, of Salisbury, was charged with resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct following an alleged incident 2:10 p.m. Nov. 1 in the 2800 block of Windy Hill Road.
A male reported losing a wallet in a parking lot in the 1600 block of East Emmaus Avenue 11:49 a.m. Nov. 3.