East Penn Press

Friday, February 23, 2018

STATE POLICE

Thursday, February 8, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Two men attempted to remove merchandise valued at $782 from Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 9:53 p.m. Jan. 15, according to police. Troopers were dispatched to the store on reports of two men attempting to leave the store without paying for merchandise. When approached by loss prevention personnel both men fled on foot, leaving the merchandise.

Both men are described as 20 to 30 years old. One was wearing a gray sweatshirt, tan pants and a blue hat while the other man was dressed in a pink button down shirt, jeans and a gray hat, according to police.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.

Donna Bovell, 41, of Emmaus and Kristy Nichole Lenegan, 28, of Allentown, allegedly entered Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 4:22 p.m. Nov. 17, 2017 and tag swapped various merchandise, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. The suspects purchased the altered labeled merchandise and passed the self-check cash registers to steal the merchandise, according to police.

A Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville trooper responded to Giant Food Stores, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, 7:41 p.m. Dec. 20, 2017, for a report of a retail theft. According to police, an unnamed actor removed razors and wrinkle cream from the store without paying for the items. The total value of the merchandise was $201.92. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 610-395-1438.

Steven Eric Brown, 56, of Allentown, was placed under arrest for retail theft after allegedly placing multiple items inside Walmart plastic bags and attempting to leave Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, without paying for the items 6:53 p.m. Dec. 19, 2017, according to police. It was reported the items totaled $92.63.

An unknown actor unlawfully used the debit account of a resident in the 800 block of Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, Nov. 6, 2017.

A 37-year-old woman, of Fleetwood, reported she left a diaper bag containing her wallet in a shopping cart when placing the cart in the cart return in the parking lot at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 2017. After a few hours passed, the woman contacted the store but the wallet was not turned in to store personnel. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police at 610-395-1438.

Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville troopers are investigating counterfeit money passed at Primo Hoagies, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, Dec. 15, 2017. According to police, a male entered the store and made a purchase using a counterfeit $50 bill 11:45 a.m. At 11:51 a.m. a female entered the store and made a purchase using a counterfeit $100 bill. Police described the male as 6 feet 1 inch tall with black curly hair. He was wearing a flannel shirt, blue jeans and black framed glasses. The woman was described by police as 5 feet 10 inches tall. She was wearing a green jacket with fur on the hood, according to police.

An unknown actor purchased multiple items from Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, using fraudulent U.S. currency Jan. 9, according to police.

An 18-year-old male, of Souderton, was charged with possession of marijuana after a traffic stop of a vehicle on Cedar Crest Boulevard at Lower Macungie Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:13 a.m. Dec. 16, 2017. The male was the rear passenger in the vehicle, according to police.

A 20-year-old male, of Bethlehem, was charged with possession of marijuana after a traffic stop of a vehicle for an inoperable headlight and an expired registration along Hamilton Boulevard at Brookside Road, 2:23 a.m. Dec. 2, 2017. According to police, upon contact with the operator of the suspect vehicle, the odor of marijuana was detected. A probable cause search of the vehicle revealed marijuana, according to police.

An unknown actor entered a shed at a residence in the 6500 block of Granville Road, Upper Milford Township and removed a Suzuki all-terrain vehicle and a Husqvarna snowblower between Jan. 1 and 17.

An unknown actor entered a shed at a residence in the 6500 block of Brookshire Drive, Upper Milford Township and removed two string trimmers and a backpack leaf blower between Nov. 15, 2017 and Jan. 17.