East Penn Press

Sunday, July 21, 2019

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, July 18, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Explosives

A media release from Emmaus Police Department detailed the following incident:

At approximately 4:30 p.m. July 5, the Emmaus Police Department executed a search warrant in the 300 block of Delong Avenue in relation to an investigation involving information that a homeowner possessed explosive materials.

The residence was cleared and there is no threat to the public.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft from motor vehicle

An Apple Air 2 white iPad with a silver frame, valued at $200, a black carry-on luggage bag with multiple zipper pouches, valued at $100 and miscellaneous clothing items valued at $150 were reported removed from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 5000 block of Pine Grove Circle, Lower Macungie Township, between 1 and 9 a.m. June 18, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Accident in Lower Milford

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries after his motorcycle and a sports car collided in the intersection of Chestnut Hill Church Road and Shady Drive, Lower Milford Township, July 5.

According to a media release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center, Shawn Wasiewicz, 45, of Emmaus, was pronounced dead 1:57 p.m. July 5 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest campus.

The cause of death was determined to be multiple traumatic injuries. The manner of death was determined to be an accident, according to authorities.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, July 11, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

John Nebinski, 43, of Emmaus, was arrested for alleged simple assault and harassment after an altercation June 19 at Turkey Hill Minit Market, 602 Chestnut St., according to Emmaus police. Nebinski was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center.

Lukasz Slodkowski, 28, of Macungie, was arrested for alleged unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and required registration June 26, according to Emmaus police. Slodkowski was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center.

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

An unknown person took an iPhone X from a storage room at AT&T, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, between March 20 and April 1. The phone was valued at $800.

A male suspect confused a cashier into giving him $100 through a quick change scam at Giant food stores, 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, 4:32 p.m. June 19.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by ED COURRIER in Police Log

Ancient Oaks targeted by burglars

Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Easly from Troop M was canvassing houses on Walnut Lane in Lower Macungie Township during the late afternoon June 26 to alert neighbors about a rash of burglaries recently in the otherwise quiet Ancient Oaks community.

The suburban neighborhood has been the target of an opportunistic thief or group of thieves who seek cash, jewelry and valuables that can be quickly grabbed and easy to fence.

EMMAUS POLICE

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Victor Reid, 44, of Indian Orchard, Mass., was arrested for alleged simple assault and harassment after a dispute June 19 in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

Clayton Gragg, 34, of Emmaus, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence at Sixth and Chestnut streets June 12. He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Jose Manuel Sanchez Quinones, 53, of Allentown, was arrested June 1 for allegedly driving under the influence, driving without a license and a red light violation at State Road and Harrison Street, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center.

Anthony Joseph Morgan, 29, of Allentown, was arrested June 5 and 9 for allegedly fleeing or attempting to elude police, reckless driving, a stop sign violation, a red light violation, careless driving, driving while under suspension and obedience to traffic control devices, according to Emmaus police.

LC CORONER’S OFFICE AND FORENSICS CENTER

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A 5-year-old passenger was fatally injured when the vehicle in which she was riding was struck from behind by a box truck in a traffic accident in Lower Milford Township, according to authorities.

Esther Park, of Ambler, was pronounced dead by Deputy Coroner Jason Nicholas 5:40 p.m. June 20 at the accident scene on Interstate 476 southbound at mile marker 46.4, according to a media release.

An autopsy determined the child died as a result of blunt force trauma. The manner of death was ruled an accident.

The accident happened at approximately 4 p.m. June 20.