Salisbury Press

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


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


Police received a report of a strong odor of marijuana in the 700 block of East Tioga Street 10:20 p.m. March 27. Police were unable to find an odor.

Juan Feliciano, 26, of Allentown, was charged with alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana following a traffic stop 9:53 p.m. March 27 in the area of East Texas Boulevard and 24th Street.

A student at Salisbury High School was found with a vape jewel which may have THC in the pod. The student will receive school consequences and charges are pending.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log


A 43-year-old man, of Allentown, was charged with robbery, simple assault, terroristic threats and theft by unlawful taking following an incident in the 700 block of Mortimer Street 10:43 p.m. March 23. The victim said $3,000 was removed from the home. A warrant has been issued for the man’s arrest.

A resident in the 1000 block of Newgate Drive reported seeing teenagers in the vicinity of a brush fire 3:54 p.m. March 24.


Thursday, March 28, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Found property

A wallet was found and turned into police 9 a.m. March 13. Police are attempting to find the owner.

A resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard reported 11 a.m. March 13, personal accounts were accessed by an unknown person. Police are investigating.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Riverside Drive 2:05 p.m. March 19 for the report of a large amount of debris and plumbing boxes left on the side of the road.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft from

An unknown person removed a Gucci purse and an HP laptop from a vehicle parked at the South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St. The incident was reported 9:29 a.m. March 7. The value of items taken is $1,200.

A student at Salisbury Middle School removed a food item from the cafeteria without paying for it 3 p.m. March 7.

Police were alerted to an alleged theft of $40,000 from a victim’s father 2:27 a.m. March 11. Police are investigating.


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Angel Rivera, 33, no known address, was charged with retail theft and false identification to law enforcement 12:05 p.m. Feb. 28 following an alleged theft at Stein Mart, 3300 Lehigh St. Rivera allegedly was found wearing a belt with a price tag on it and gave a fake name to police. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Carolyn Detwiler, 58, of Macungie, was charged with retail theft 5:38 p.m. March 5 following an alleged theft from the pharmacy in the Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest.


Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by The Press in Police Log


A 15-year-old Salisbury boy and a 14-year-old girl from Whitehall were found to be sharing inappropriate images. The incident was reported 4:30 p.m. Feb. 21.

A resident in the 700 block of Harrison Avenue reported searching for a job on and being contacted by a person who said they were going to wire the resident three separate checks for $2,000 and he was to send some of the money back. The resident realized it was a scam, did not comply and reported it to police 4 p.m. Feb. 21.


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


A 21-year-old driver, of Bethlehem, escaped injury when his vehicle fell from a concrete barrier on Interstate 78 in Salisbury Township 8:43 a.m. Feb. 12.

According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, the driver was westbound near mile marker 58.7 when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle crossed from the left to the right lane, left the road, struck an embankment and debris on the roadside and landed on the top of a barrier. The vehicle continued off the barrier before falling to the ground.

The driver was cited for driving at a safe speed, according to 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.


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


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.