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K-9 Trials benefit three fallen officers

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Police Log

Annual event held at Salisbury High School

Handlers, their K-9 partners and spectators gathered Sept. 23 at Salisbury High School, for the 2012 Police K-9 Trials hosted by the Salisbury Township Police Department.

The day was dedicated to the memory of Berks County Deputy Sheriff Kyle Pagerly, who was shot and killed in the line of duty June 29, 2011 in Albany Township; Officer Brad Fox, K-9 handler killed Sept. 13 in the line of duty in Plymouth Township; and Robert Lasso, killed Aug. 11, 2011 in the line of duty in Freemansburg.


Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Maximo Tomlinson, 40, of Allentown, was arrested 5:20 p.m. Sept. 17 for an incident at Bon-Ton, 3300 Lehigh St. Tomlinson allegedly entered the store with an empty Susan B. Komen bag which was later found with six Guess purses in it valued at $58 each. Tomlinson was found in his car driving around the South Mall parking lot. As this was his seventh arrest, he was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Cedar Crest Boulevard accident brings wires down

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Police Log

A chain-reaction accident along Cedar Crest Boulevard, just south of Fish Hatchery Road brought down utility poles on both sides of the highway, leaving wires dangling and closing a portion of the roadway for several hours the morning of Sept. 26.

Fire crews from Western Salisbury Fire Department, along with fire police from Eastern Salisbury Fire Department as well as EMS from Cetronia Ambulance responded to the call.


Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Salisbury Township Police Department would like to alert residents of several vehicles entered over this past weekend.

The police received a total of nine instances where vehicles were entered and items removed.

The reports received were from the areas of Tupelo Street, Buttonwood Street and South Pike Avenue in the township. All but one of the vehicles were reported to have been left unlocked at the time of the incidents. There were no damages reported to any of the vehicles.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Police received a report of a sick fox in the 900 block of Emmaus Avenue 8:55 a.m. Aug. 31. The animal was not found.

An older, brown dachshund was found at Laubach Park 11:55 a.m. Sept. 6. The dog was injured and had trouble walking. There were no tags. The officer took the dog to the Lehigh County Humane Society.

A dead fox was found in the garden of a home in the 1700 block of Ritter Street 7:10 a.m. Sept. 6.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Police were dispatched to Laubach Park 7:52 p.m. Sept. 9 for a fight with injuries. Upon arrival, officers found one injured female with a puncture wound to her face. While on the scene, officers found a juvenile male who was unconscious in the woods from an unrelated medical issue. Both parties were taken to St. Luke's Hospital - Fountain Hill for medical care. This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-797-1447.



Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in Police Log


Rebekah Wakeman, 24, of Bethlehem, was arrested for DUI on Brookside Road at Hamilton Boulevard, Lower Macungie Township, 2:34 a.m. Aug. 25. Wakeman was stopped for traffic violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.

Robert Henry, 31, of Lower Macungie, was arrested for DUI on Schoeneck Road at Alburtis Road, Lower Macungie Township, 3:03 a.m. Aug. 26. Henry was stopped for traffic violations and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.