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Thursday, July 19, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Property damage

A resident in the 2000 block of South Bradford Street reported firework residue all over a vehicle 7:45 p.m. July 5.

Cynthia Long, 61, of Allentown, was charged with theft by deception and receiving stolen property following multiple transactions at AT&T Wireless, 3384 Lehigh St., 1:16 p.m. July 6. Police were called to a fraud in progress where Long was allegedly buying phones with false credit cards and false information. She was taken to Central Booking for processing.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Allentown man charged in fatal Salisbury crash

District Attorney Jim Martin announced July 11 an Allentown man has been charged in relation to a fatal crash.

Corey Sickler, 26, of 315 Linden St., Allentown, has been charged with one count each of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, a felony of the second degree; as well as homicide by vehicle and accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed, both felonies of the third degree.


Thursday, July 12, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


A resident in the 1000 block of Graham Street reported receiving an email requesting six $50 iTune gift cards. The resident believed the email to be from a friend. The resident purchased the cards and called the number to give the information and then realized it was a fraud.

Salisbury police escorted a wanted man with a warrant out of Hazleton from Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest to Central Booking 11 p.m. June 29.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

National Night Out

The Salisbury Township Police Department and the Salisbury Township Recreation Advisory Committee have teamed together for a community event 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Salisbury Middle School, 3301 Devonshire Road, Allentown. Residents will have an opportunity to meet and greet local police officers, firefighters and EMS personnel. Many activities are planned, including a basket raffle, 50/50 drawing, bingo, kids’ games and activities, moon bounce, home safety tips, neighborhood watch information, music from B-Flat Entertainment Services and more.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Fleeing or attempting to elude police

Michael Shawn Horst, 37, of Bethel, is charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police after he allegedly fled the scene of a traffic stop on Cedar Crest Boulevard in the area of Fish Hatchery Road, Salisbury Township, 2:55 a.m. June 17, prompting a pursuit, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

For attempted homicide

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by NATE JASTRZEMSKI in Police Log

Police are seeking a local man in connection with a stabbing last year and request residents’ help in the apprehension of Gary Paul Mayers, 43.

On Nov. 10, 2017, at approximately 3:21 p.m., a stabbing was reported to the Bethlehem Police 911 Center. The caller reported the stabbing occurred in the 500 block of Ontario Street and a crime scene was established in the neighborhood.


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Criminal trespass

Two 14-year-old male juveniles, one 15-year-old male juvenile and one 17-year-old male juvenile were seen carrying a paint can and exiting a vacant home in the 1800 block of Alder Lane 10:41 a.m. June 16. The home has “no trespass” signs posted. One male admitted to painting graffiti inside the home and another had a marijuana pipe in his possession.


Thursday, June 21, 2018 by The Press in Police Log


The Salisbury Township Police Department is investigating a report of a robbery and assault which occurred in an area adjacent to Lindberg Park in Salisbury Township.

On June 12 at about 7:27 p.m., the Salisbury Township Police were dispatched to the area of Lindberg Park and met the juvenile victim. The male victim was clothed in only his underwear and had a laceration to his leg, a contusion on his arm, various cuts on his body and a bruise on his cheek.