Salisbury Press

Monday, November 19, 2018

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Mary Smith, 27, of Emmaus, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence 1 p.m. Dec. 21, 2017, following an accident in the 1200 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard. Smith was taken to Central Booking for processing.

Edward Acevedo, 34, of Emmaus, was charged with suspicion of driving under the influence following a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Lehigh Street 2:43 a.m. Jan. 1. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.

LEHIGH COUNTY DA

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

SHS student charged with allegedly posting threats on Snapchat

District Attorney Jim Martin announced Jan. 5 that a Salisbury High School student has been charged in relation to threats he allegedly posted on Snapchat.

Oliver Stewart, 18, of the 1700 block of Piccadilly Circle, Salisbury Township, has been charged by a complaint filed in the office of Magisterial District Judge Michael J. Pochron with one count each of terroristic threats, a misdemeanor of the first degree and harassment, a summary offense.

A warrant was issued and Stewart was scheduled to be arraigned at Central Booking Jan. 5.

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

Lynsay Clauser, 35, of Allentown, was charged with alleged theft and receiving stolen property 3:36 p.m. Dec. 14. Clauser is charged with allegedly removing jewelry valued at $8,500 from a home in the 2600 block of Lindberg Avenue.

Police received a report of a juvenile removing bags of ice melt from Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1210 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., 4:20 p.m. Dec. 19. Police are reviewing video and charges are pending.

Assault

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Drug possession

Tyshawn Cefeso Jones, 27, of Newark, N.J., allegedly was in possession of a small amount of marijuana after being stopped for traveling 8 mph in a properly posted 55 mph speed limit zone along Interstate 78 eastbound in the area of exit 60, Salisbury Township, 12:07 a.m. Nov. 25, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. Jones also was found to have an active warrant from Delaware at the time of the traffic stop.

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

Salisbury police have had several reports of distraction burglaries last week with two people posing as township water authority workers and gaining entry into homes.

Be on the lookout for a black SUV with two males holding radios. They state they need to check your water pressure and distract the occupant while the other male goes upstairs or into the home.

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

A resident in the 2800 block of Meadowbrook Circle reported 9:06 a.m. Nov. 12 an unknown person pried open a rear garage door, entered the home and removed $300 and jewelry. Police are investigating.

A fraud investigation was started 12:48 p.m. Nov. 13 involving a resident at Manor Care Health Services, 1265 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., and alleged misappropriated Social Security checks. Police are investigating.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Kevin Michael Forrer, 34, of Nazareth, was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for multiple traffic violations along Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, 2:13 a.m. Oct. 23, according to police. Forrer also allegedly was in possession of methamphetamine.

SALISBURY POLICE

Friday, November 17, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Fraud

A resident in the 2100 block of Church Road reported contractor fraud to police 1 p.m. Oct. 26. The resident contacted a contractor last year following a burst pipe in the home resulting in damage totaling $89,000. The contractor took the money, began the work and never finished. Police are investigating.

A resident in the 1600 block of East Emmaus Avenue reported she received personal social security numbers and personal identifiable information on residents for her use 7:25 p.m. Oct. 30.