Salisbury police have had several reports of distraction burglaries last week with two people posing as township water authority workers and gaining entry into homes.
Be on the lookout for a black SUV with two males holding radios. They state they need to check your water pressure and distract the occupant while the other male goes upstairs or into the home.
A resident in the 2800 block of Meadowbrook Circle reported 9:06 a.m. Nov. 12 an unknown person pried open a rear garage door, entered the home and removed $300 and jewelry. Police are investigating.
A fraud investigation was started 12:48 p.m. Nov. 13 involving a resident at Manor Care Health Services, 1265 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., and alleged misappropriated Social Security checks. Police are investigating.
Kevin Michael Forrer, 34, of Nazareth, was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for multiple traffic violations along Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, 2:13 a.m. Oct. 23, according to police. Forrer also allegedly was in possession of methamphetamine.
A resident in the 2100 block of Church Road reported contractor fraud to police 1 p.m. Oct. 26. The resident contacted a contractor last year following a burst pipe in the home resulting in damage totaling $89,000. The contractor took the money, began the work and never finished. Police are investigating.
A resident in the 1600 block of East Emmaus Avenue reported she received personal social security numbers and personal identifiable information on residents for her use 7:25 p.m. Oct. 30.
George Klaum, 25, of Salisbury, was given a summary citation for alleged public drunkenness after police were called to the 1800 block of Susquehanna Street 10:15 p.m. Oct. 20.
An 18-year-old male and a 14-year-old male, both of Salisbury, were given summary citations for disorderly conduct after police were called to an incident along Tweed Avenue 3:15 p.m. Oct. 22.
A 62-year-old New Jersey man reported a male threw an object at his vehicle while the New Jersey man was traveling eastbound on Interstate 78 in the area of mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, Sept. 30. The object caused a crack in the right side of the vehicle windshield. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.
The 14th National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 11 sites.
The event is being coordinated by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, area police departments, Allentown Health Bureau, Pennsylvania State Police and the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration.
Wilfred Boyer, 86, of Sellersville, was given a summary citation for harassment following an incident Sept. 1 at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown.
A 16-year-old, of Mertztown, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment following an incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 10:04 p.m. Sept. 27. The juvenile was referred to juvenile court.
An 8-year-old male was found with a flashlight containing a knife given to him by another 9-year-old student. The flashlight was found by his mother in his backpack.
Julien Torres, 23, of Bethlehem, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence and failure to drive within lane following a crash in the 1400 block of East Emmaus Avenue 6:02 a.m. Sept. 21. He was taken to the hospital with injuries.
Inappropriate sayings were found on a shed at Dodson Park 7:55 p.m. Sept. 22. Public Works has been notified for removal.
A resident in the 800 block of Public Road reported 10:20 p.m. Sept. 22 an unknown person purchased food at a store in Lansdale with the resident’s credit card. The purchase was $41.75.