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Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


A resident in the 100 block of White Oak Lane alerted police to a person selling children's books 9:11 p.m June 3. Police determined the person had a permit to sell the books in Emmaus but not in Salisbury Township.

Hold up alarm

Police were called to Taco Bell, 3380 Lehigh St., 6:35 p.m. June 3 for a hold up alarm which was unfounded.


Salisbury police responded to 21 alarms in the township May 31 through June 7.


Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Nathan Eisenhard, 33, of Allentown, was arrested May 23 on five counts of burglary, criminal tresspass, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property beginning December 2012 through May. Eisenhard was allegedly involved in the removal of copper piping from four homes in Salisbury.


Miriam Morales, 29, of Allentown, allegedly assaulted a man in his car 3:55 pm. May 9 in the 1600 block of Susquehanna Street. She was taken to Central Booking and released; the victim did not seek medical treatment.

Missing college student last seen in Breinigsville

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

The missing 21-year-old University of Rhode Island student traveling to his home in Montgomery County was last seen in surveillance video May 17 at a gas station at I-78 and Route 100, Breinigsville.

According to State Police Troop K Skippack, Matthew R. Royer, who left his school apartment at the University of Rhode Island around 6:30 p.m. May 16, failed to arrive at his Skippack Township home.

Royer is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He has brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 160 pounds.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Police Log

Search and rescue drill prepares firefighters for tricky slope rescues

Motorists driving along East Emmaus Avenue may have noticed Eastern Salisbury firefighters carrying a litter out of the wooded slope area of South Mountain across from the former Allentown Goose deli and wondered what was happening.

It was just a drill but an important one for firefighters to be able to respond to accidents or missing persons on the tricky terrain of South Mountain, or the area of the township along Constitution Drive, which is heavily sloped, but a magnet area for mountain bikers and hikers looking for challenging terrain.

SALISBURY POLICE DEPARTMENT Latest aggressive driving wave netts 105 vehicle stops

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Police Log

The latest Salisbury Police Department enforcement wave targeted at aggressive drivers in the South Cedar Crest Boulevard corridor has netted 105 vehicle stops and 94 citations issued.

The enforcement details took place between the end of March and the end of April. They are funded by grants from PennDOT and pay for overtime for the participating officers so no patrol officers are taken away from day-to-day patrol duties.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Emergency preparedness posters available to residents

The Salisbury Township Police Department and the Salisbury Township Emergency Management Department have partnered with Lehigh Valley Health Network to produce a multi-purpose emergency preparedness poster. The poster, which provides important information concerning weather emergencies; natural disasters; fires, hazardous materials releases; chemical, biological and nuclear attacks; may also be used to indicate a resident's need for assistance during an event.

Electrical fault in elevator equipment leads to campus evacuation

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


An electrical fault in elevator equipment leads to the evacuation April 9 of occupants in the 1230 medical office building at the Cedar Crest Campus of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. Both Western Salisbury and Eastern Salisbury firefighters responded to the incident. After determining the cause of the smoke and fumes, and deodorizing and ventilating the area, firefighters allowed the building occupants to return.