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FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

New Jersey man wanted in murder

FUGITIVE SOUGHT

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.

BRIEFLY

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Car seat installation Nov. 24

STATE POLICE

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.

SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Harassment

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.

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Two persons charged with animal cruelty and neglect

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Nov. 2 two persons have been charged with animal cruelty and neglect.

Melanie Rehrig, 33 and Jason Wieder, 39, both of the 900 block of Hillcrest Drive South, Macungie, are both charged with five counts of alleged aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony of the third degree; six counts of cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor of the second degree; six counts of neglect of animals, a misdemeanor of the third degree and 86 counts of neglect of animals, a summary offense, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of a wallet 4:05 p.m. Oct. 26. Credit cards in the wallet were used for a total loss of $3,000. Police are investigating.

An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of $30 from a locker 10 a.m. Oct. 29. Police are investigating.

A resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard reported the theft of a Smith & Wesson 380 firearm from a vehicle 10:15 a.m. Oct. 26. The firearm is valued at $350.

Salisbury police

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Criminal mischief

A resident in the 3200 block of Alton Street reported 10:45 a.m. Oct. 12 an unknown person poured a chemical on a 2006 Chevrolet truck parked at the home causing discoloration and damage totaling $800.

Jose Ortiz-Rodriguez, 38, of Allentown, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing various items and a coffee table across the room, breaking it at the Lehigh County Center for Recovery, 1620 Riverside Drive, 5:41 p.m. Oct. 17.