A 21-year-old male, of Macungie, was charged with obstruction of governmental operations and harassment after he allegedly pushed officers who were dispatched to the 400 block of East Main Street on a report of a female overdosed on prescription medications. Police attempted to render aid but were confronted by the male. He was taken into custody and transported to Lehigh County Central Processing, according to Macungie police.
A 42-year-old male, of Macungie, reported more than $7,700 of equipment and tools were removed from a work vehicle parked in the 6600 block of Hauser Road between 1:30 p.m. May 9 and 7:30 a.m. May 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. Items taken included a reciprocating saw, a circular saw, miscellaneous hand tools, three cordless drills, a corded hammer drill, a cordless hammer drill, a rotary hammer drill, a rolling tool bag, a tool kit pouch, a flashlight, a laser level, drill bits, an air advice monitor, two moisture meters and other items.
Lawrence Moskowski, 31, of Verona, N.J., was arrested April 26 for allegedly driving under the influence, fleeing or attempting to elude police, speeding, reckless driving, careless driving and stop sign violations in the 600 block of State Avenue, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.
Hailee Amber Brown, 21, of Emmaus was arrested for alleged criminal trespass and unauthorized use of a vehicle May 2, according to Emmaus police.
A 23-year-old female, of Wescosville, was arrested April 23 for disorderly conduct following an incident April 17 in the 300 block of Minor Street, according to Emmaus police.
Stephanie Lynne Lilly, 43, of Whitehall, was arrested April 14 for allegedly driving under the influence and hit and run in the 400 block of Ridge Street, according to Emmaus police. She was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.
Three people face simple assault and other charges after a verbal confrontation escalated into a fight at Big Woody’s Sports Bar and Restaurant, 3941 Chestnut St., Upper Milford Township, 12:43 a.m. March 8. According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, Gary Wayne Dottery, 28, of Laurys Station, Nicholas Aaron Remaly, 38, of Emmaus and Audrey Jennifer Andrews, 29, of Emmaus, were patrons at the restaurant when Andrews allegedly attempted to take Dottery’s pool cue and an argument erupted in the parking lot at the restaurant. Andrews then allegedly struck Dottery several times.
A resident of the 7300 block of Sauerkraut Lane, Lower Macungie Township, contacted Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville April 3 to report providing banking and personal information to receive a refund from a retailer. The resident was told to purchase gift cards and provide the gift card numbers and pin numbers to process the refund. The total loss to the victim was $7,500.
A Macungie man was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle collision in Macungie borough May 4.
According to a media release from the County of Lehigh Office of the Coroner and Forensics Center, Bennie Howard, 50, was pronounced dead 7:55 a.m. in the 200 block of West Main Street by Chief Deputy Coroner Andrew H. Kehm.
The collision occurred at approximately 7:19 a.m. According to authorities, Howard was the operator of a vehicle when it collided with another vehicle.
An autopsy was scheduled May 6 to determine cause and manner of death.
Tyrone R. Farmer, 58, of Emmaus, was arrested April 11 for allegedly driving under the influence in the 300 block of Main Street, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.
A 14-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested April 9 for resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and defiant trespass at Furnace Dam Park, 420 S. 10th St., according to Emmaus police. Charges were filed in Lehigh County Juvenile Court.
A Macungie man faces charges stemming from allegedly having child pornography and filming underage people through use of a hidden cellphone camera.
According to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by The Press, David J. Albert, 46, of the 300 block of Race Street, was arrested March 22 on two counts of invasion of privacy after members of the Lehigh County Computer Crimes Task Force and Pennsylvania State Police Computer Crimes Unit served a search warrant at Albert’s home. Investigation by law enforcement agencies uncovered more than 150 images of child pornography.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE
Hundreds of active-duty and retired Pennsylvania State Police troopers from throughout the commonwealth gathered with friends, family and community members May 2 at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey to remember those who died in the line of duty.