A federal indictment names 10 people in a drug trafficking case in which arrests were made and cash and property were seized at a Salisbury Township residence earlier this year.
The unsealed indictment was released to The Press Aug. 27 by the Philadelphia office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and issued by Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen.
Cynthia Marie Moyer, 44, of Walnutport, was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop on Interstate 78 Westbound at mile marker 56.1, Salisbury Township, 1:24 a.m. Aug. 2. According to police, Moyer also allegedly was in possession of methamphetamine and Oxycodone at the time of the traffic stop. Charges were filed, according to court documents.
Twanika Dime Greer, 24, of Baltimore, Md., has been charged with alleged retail theft, robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery and simple assault following an incident at Victoria’s Secret, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown.
In an affidavit of probable cause filed Aug. 4, the following details were given regarding the theft.
On April 7, police were dispatched to Victoria’s Secret for a report of an armed robbery. The store manager said three African American females entered the store carrying large tote bags and began to load the bags full of approximately 100 items of merchandise.
Police were dispatched to the Vinart Auto Group lot, 3143 Lehigh St., 1:20 a.m. Aug. 15 for a report of four males dressed in black clothing walking through the lot. It was reported the males were jacking up a vehicle. Officers arrived and noticed a vehicle was jacked up and the tires and wheels were removed. The four males were seen fleeing the area. Officers were able to detain three of the males while the fourth was able to get away. Additional dark clothing accessories and tools were found with the males.
A 21-year-old male from Catasauqua, became agitated and hostile while a patient at Smile Krafters, 1247 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., 10:44 a.m. Aug. 3 when staff could not provide the services he wanted. Upon leaving the practice, he allegedly punched a wall between the two elevators. The incident is under investigation.
A resident in the 100 block of Pine Street reported 11:33 p.m. Aug. 7, damage to garage doors. The residents heard loud bangs and discovered two large dents in the doors.
Kiheem Abdul Bess, 32, of Reading, was taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop for allegedly speeding on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55.0, Salisbury Township, 3:11 a.m. July 13. Bess also allegedly was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana at the time of the traffic stop. Bess also was charged with suspicion of use or possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a license and other charges, according to court documents.
Margaret Lehrman, 51, of Orefield, was charged with suspicion of disorderly conduct following an incident at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 7:09 a.m. July 27. Lehman allegedly was in possession of drug paraphernalia and was mailed a summons.
A health care worker at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest reported a patient had narcotics 3 p.m. July 30. It was determined the patient had not been taking the medication given - she was hoarding the pills. No charges were filed.
Police were called to Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest 9:30 p.m. July 20 for the report of a patient with drugs. The patient allegedly attempted to smoke a small amount of marijuana for pain.
Andrew Keyser, 25, of Coplay, was charged with possession of a controlled substance 8:15 a.m. July 20 at Lehigh Valley Health Network - Cedar Crest. Police say three packets of white powder allegedly fell out of Keyser’s socks. The powder tested positive for heroin.
Three residents of Bronx, N.Y., face charges under the Pennsylvania Controlled Substance, Drug, Device And Cosmetic Act after they were allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana along Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 59.2, 3:12 a.m. July 22. Giovanny Rahonel Ripley, 22, was charged with suspicion of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use.
A resident in the 1300 block of Lehigh Avenue reported 8:35 a.m. July 14 an unknown person spray painted a truck parked on the property.
A resident in the 1300 block of Brook Avenue reported 11:25 a.m. July 14 an unknown person vandalized a home with spray paint.
A resident in the 1800 block of Little John Lane reported 7:34 a.m. July 14 the theft of a package delivered by Federal Express July 13.
A representative from the power construction company Michels reported damage to work equipment parked in the 900 block of East Rock Road 8:58 a.m. July 14.