Roads blocked - 19.
Trees down - 45.
Police calls answered - 83.
Overtime hours for police - 113.
Those are some of the statistics measuring the impact of Superstorm Sandy in Salisbury Township.
The information was contained in Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen W. Stiles' report to the township Board of Commissioners at the Nov. 15 meeting.
"Thank God, no one was injured," Stiles said.
Stiles said the township Emergency Operations Center was set up Oct. 28.
Adrian Minaya Gomez, 19, of Allentown, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:29 p.m. Nov. 20. Minaya Gomez allegedly attempted to steal three Playstation games and one computer software program with a total value of $134.87.
Kristen Fiorot, 28, of Bethlehem, was charged with retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 4:45 p.m. Nov. 22. Fiorot allegedly attempted to conceal several bottles of baby formula while leaving the store.
Matthew Uribe, 23, of Bethlehem, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 at mile marker 62.8, Upper Saucon Township, 2:01 a.m. Nov. 18. Uribe was stopped for a traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Matthew Eherts, 20, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI in the Wawa parking lot, 4900 Hamilton Blvd., Wescosville, 4:31 a.m. Nov. 18. Eherts was allegedly under the influence of alcohol while sleeping behind the wheel of his vehicle.
Prohibited offensive weapon
An unknown person entered an unlocked apartment in the 1100 block of Cedar Crest Boulevard noon Nov. 15 and removed an Xbox system and a laptop for a total loss of $3,000.
A resident in the 1400 block of Maumee Avenue reported looking out the window 1:30 a.m. Nov. 17 and seeing the car light on and a man in his late 20s with a large nose wearing all black going through the unlocked vehicle. The unknown person ran when confronted. Change was missing from the vehicle.
Theft from vehicle
Police were called to the 400 block of Yeker Farm Lane 3:11 a.m. Nov. 17 for the report of a theft from the 2005 Honda Pilot. The passenger side window had been broken and a DVD player was removed with a value of $80.
Security at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest noted an activated car alarm 3:37 a.m. Nov. 11 and found a passenger front window smashed. Further investigation determined a Garmin GPS and power cord were removed from the vehicle.
Rodney Kurtz, of Macungie, was arrested for DUI on Spring Creek Road at Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 11:46 p.m. Oct. 25. Police said they saw Kurtz's vehicle swerve across the double yellow lines four times prompting them to conduct a traffic stop. Kurtz was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol.
Activity by the Salisbury Township Police Department continued to be brisk during the fourth quarter, according to a report released to the township Board of Commissioners.
Dispatched calls, which were in the 500-plus range for the first sixth months, topped 600 in each of the months of July and August.
Incident reports were also up, consistently topping 500.
There were also increases in ambulance and fire calls, and thefts.
Here is a breakdown of statistics by category, based on a report released this month by Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen W. Stiles:
Chief of Police Allen Stiles provided a post Hurricane Sandy report noting the township's response to the storm and the many efforts of township personnel.
"Beginning 7 a.m. Oct. 29, the Salisbury Township Police Department initiated an emergency operation condition and deployed additional patrol units and supervisory personnel. Throughout the day, administrative staff fielded calls from the public with requests for storm related information along with their normal call volume.
The Salisbury Township Police Department was dispatched to the Lehigh Valley Health Network, Cedar Crest facility Oct. 23 in response to a report of a child abduction.
The Salisbury Township Police Department received a complaint from hospital security reporting a small child had been taken from the hospital "against medical advice," and the involved persons were last observed leaving the area in a dark colored GMC Denali.