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LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Arrest made in bank robberies

An Allentown man has been charged in relation to four bank robberies.

Anthony Tillman, 47, of Allentown, has been charged with four counts of robbery, a felony of the first degree. He was taken into custody Dec. 16 by Allentown police and arraigned at Central Booking.

Tillman allegedly robbed four banks within the past four months.

The first robbery occurred at the First Niagara Bank, 861 N. Route 100, Upper Macungie Township, Aug. 18.

Domestic Retail theft Drug Theft from vehicle Harassment Theft Attempted theft Burglary Disturbance Reckless driver Hunters Assault Alarms

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Police were called to the 1600 block of Graham Street, 12:48 a.m. Nov. 24, for a domestic call.

Police were called to the 700 block of East Wayne Avenue 3 a.m. Nov. 25 for a domestic call.

A vendor at South Mall Mercantile, 3300 Lehigh St., reported 5:45 p.m. Nov. 25, the theft of 100 baseball cards valued at $300.

Allentown man charged with four bank robberies

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

An Allentown man charged with robbing banks in Upper Macungie Township, Emmaus, Allentown and Whitehall allegedly had an accomplice in two of the four robberies.

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin said Anthony Eugene Tillman, 46, no street address given, was taken into custody Dec. 16 by Allentown police and charged with four counts of robbery, a felony of the first degree.

Postal worker charged with theft

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

District Attorney Jim Martin announced an employee at the Coopersburg Post Office has been charged with theft.

Erica R. Harley, 35, of 27 Evelyn Lane, Milford Township, Bucks County, was charged with one count each of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received, theft by deception and receiving stolen property, all felonies of the third degree.

Harley was arraigned Nov. 9 at Central Booking.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, December 8, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

A 20-year-old male, of Hellertown, was taken into custody for driving his vehicle under suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop on Interstate 78 eastbound at mile marker 56.4, Salisbury Township, 2:54 a.m. Nov. 5. The accused also was in possession of a small amount of hash oil, according to police.

Police seek information about elk killing

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by DEBRA PALMIERI in Police Log

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, are asking for the public’s help to identify the killer of an elk at the Lehigh Valley Game Preserve, 5050 Game Preserve Road, North Whitehall.

Police say the female elk was killed inside a fenced-in area sometime between 8:30 a.m. Dec. 3 and the next day.

Lehigh Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators who committed this crime.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Fraud

A resident in the 1400 block of East Susquehanna Street reported 4 p.m. Nov. 3 being scammed out of $1,800 by a software company to fix a computer remotely.

A business owner in the 1100 block of Bell Avenue said an unknown actor cashed two checks valued at $2,500 each in Florida from the business checking account. Police were notified 1:23 p.m. Nov. 3.

Police were called to the 1200 block of South Cedar Crest Boulevard 10:49 a.m. Nov. 3 for a disturbance.

A resident in the 400 block of Rock Cliff Road reported damage to a door on the property 11:05 a.m. Nov. 4.