Salisbury Press

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft from

A resident in the 400 block of East Paoli Street told police 9:45 a.m. Feb. 14, an unknown person removed a purse from a vehicle. There was no damage to the vehicle.

A tailgate was removed from a work truck in the 1200 block of East Emmaus Avenue. The theft was reported 12:43 p.m. Feb. 14.

A person parked at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest reported returning to the car and seeing a person coming out of the vehicle 3:48 p.m. Feb. 18. Charges are pending.

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Recovered

Salisbury police found a vehicle in the 300 block of East Mountain Road 6:48 a.m. Feb. 2 with the engine, transmission, interior, hood, lights and bumper missing. Police ran the vehicle identification number and determined the vehicle was stolen from Allentown. The auto theft task force was notified.

Administrators at Manor Care Health Services, 1265 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., were notified of an incident 3:39 p.m. Feb. 4 in the hallway where alleged inappropriate comments were made.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police seek information

MISSING

PERSON

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the disappearance of Avery Moorhead Berry who was last seen in Springfield Township, Bucks County, Jan. 19.

Berry, 34, was last seen at 1395 Oak Lane, according to a media release from Pennsylvania State Police.

She is described as 5-feet 6-inches tall and 135 pounds. Berry has brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Berry’s whereabouts may contact the criminal investigation unit at the Pennsylvania State Police Dublin barracks at 215-249-9191.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Fleeing

A Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville trooper attempted a traffic stop at South Pike Avenue, north of East Rock Road, Salisbury Township, 1:25 a.m. Jan. 4 on an older model Honda Civic with an unknown registration. Green with a black hood, red wheels and dark window tint, the vehicle was observed traveling south on South Pike Avenue. When a trooper turned around in his patrol vehicle to observe the car, the driver sped away.

The Honda continued to flee south into Upper Milford Township and was last seen in the area of Chestnut Street and St. Peters Road, Upper Milford Township.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, January 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Drugs

An Allentown male was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and associated paraphernalia in a traffic stop along South Cedar Crest Boulevard at Lincoln Avenue, Salisbury Township, 2:18 a.m. Jan. 10.

The man, who was not named by authorities, also was found to have an active arrest warrant from the U.S. Marshal Service.

The man was processed for extradition for the warrant, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, January 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Weapons

An 11-year-old student at Arts Academy Charter Middle School, 1610 E. Emmaus Ave., brought a pocket knife into school 9:29 a.m. Jan. 17. The student will be disciplined by the school and will be referred to the community justice panel for juveniles.

Embassy Bank, 1142 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., reported 3 p.m. Jan. 17, a man made a fraudulent deposit in the amount of $2,388 and returned the following day and withdrew $2,300. This is currently under investigation.

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Coopersburg man charged in relation to Dec. 19, 2018, bank robbery

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Jan. 4 that a Coopersburg man has been charged in a bank robbery committed Dec. 19, 2018.

Richard Simmers, 54, of the 100 block of East Station Avenue, has been charged with one count of robbery, a felony of the first degree, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

Simmers was taken into custody at his residence without incident and was arraigned through central booking.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

An unknown person entered a home in Waldheim Park in the 10 block of Third Avenue, which was reported 11:50 a.m. Jan. 11. It is unknown if anything was taken.

A 23-year-old male, of Whitehall, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence, 3 a.m. Jan. 12, following a traffic stop. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

A 26-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence, 2:15 a.m. Jan. 13, following a traffic stop along Seidersville Road. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft from

A Coach wallet was removed from the center console of a vehicle parked in the 600 block of East Lexington Street. Credit cards and a gift card were also removed from the wallet and used at various stores. The theft was reported 8:35 a.m. Jan. 3.

A 37-year-old man, of Allentown, was charged with suspicion of driving while under the influence following a traffic stop 8:38 p.m. Jan. 4 in the 2900 block of South Pike Avenue. He allegedly had a suspended registration. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Christmas holiday enforcement results announced

STATE POLICE

Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday spanning Dec. 22 through 25, 2018.

The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.

State police investigated 622 crashes over the holiday weekend, including 54 collisions involving alcohol. Six people were killed in five fatal crashes investigated by state police.