Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Nov. 2 two persons have been charged with animal cruelty and neglect.
Melanie Rehrig, 33 and Jason Wieder, 39, both of the 900 block of Hillcrest Drive South, Macungie, are both charged with five counts of alleged aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony of the third degree; six counts of cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor of the second degree; six counts of neglect of animals, a misdemeanor of the third degree and 86 counts of neglect of animals, a summary offense, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.
An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of a wallet 4:05 p.m. Oct. 26. Credit cards in the wallet were used for a total loss of $3,000. Police are investigating.
An employee of Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest reported the theft of $30 from a locker 10 a.m. Oct. 29. Police are investigating.
A resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard reported the theft of a Smith & Wesson 380 firearm from a vehicle 10:15 a.m. Oct. 26. The firearm is valued at $350.
A resident in the 3200 block of Alton Street reported 10:45 a.m. Oct. 12 an unknown person poured a chemical on a 2006 Chevrolet truck parked at the home causing discoloration and damage totaling $800.
Jose Ortiz-Rodriguez, 38, of Allentown, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing various items and a coffee table across the room, breaking it at the Lehigh County Center for Recovery, 1620 Riverside Drive, 5:41 p.m. Oct. 17.
A resident in the 2800 block of Green Acres Drive reported 5:50 a.m. Oct. 4, an unknown person went through a vehicle on the property.
An employee at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., reported 3 p.m. Oct. 4 receiving an email stating the person’s social security number was suspended. Police advised the employee it was a scam.
A resident in the 2500 block of College Lane reported 7:45 p.m. Oct. 5, an unknown person went through a vehicle on the property and change was removed.
A 25-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with false identification 4:53 p.m. Sept. 26 after allegedly providing false information to police who were at a house in the 600 block of Crestline Avenue for other reasons. He was taken to Central Booking for processing.
A customer of Bank of America, 3300 Lehigh St., reported the theft of a black iPhone 6 which was left at the deposit counter. The phone is valued at $400.
A 46-year-old woman, of Palo Alto, was given a summary citation for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia following an incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network — Cedar Crest 11 a.m. Sept. 13.
Police were contacted by a resident in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard 3:32 p.m. Sept. 23 for the report of a strong odor of marijuana coming from another floor in the apartment building.
Louis Goldstein, 52, of Allentown, was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia following an alleged incident 10:47 a.m. Sept. 1 at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest. Goldstein was taken to Central Booking for processing.
Police received a report of individuals smoking marijuana 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in the 1100 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard.