East Penn Press

Friday, November 16, 2018

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Sale/transfer of a firearm

Jayson Manual Pena Sotomayor, 46, of Bethlehem, was arrested Oct. 31 for the alleged sale or transfer of a firearm, according to Emmaus police.

A heart-shaped necklace was found in the 1100 block of Pennsylvania Avenue Oct. 29. The necklace is being held at the Emmaus Police department headquarters, 400 Jubilee St.

Ronnie Keith Banks, 32, of Emmaus, was arrested Oct. 27 in the unit block of South 10th Street for alleged simple assault and harassment after a dispute, according to Emmaus police.

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Thursday, November 8, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Two persons charged with animal cruelty and neglect

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Nov. 2 two persons have been charged with animal cruelty and neglect.

Melanie Rehrig, 33 and Jason Wieder, 39, both of the 900 block of Hillcrest Drive South, Macungie, are both charged with five counts of alleged aggravated cruelty to animals, a felony of the third degree; six counts of cruelty to animals, a misdemeanor of the second degree; six counts of neglect of animals, a misdemeanor of the third degree and 86 counts of neglect of animals, a summary offense, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

EMMAUS POLICE

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

DUI

A 64-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Oct. 6 for driving under the influence and accidents involving unattended property in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

An 18-year-old male and a 19-year-old male, both of Allentown, were arrested Sept. 3 for theft from a motor vehicle and other related charges in the 500 block of North Third Street, according to Emmaus police. Both were transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

EMMAUS POLICE

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

A 32-year-old male, of Allentown, was arrested for driving under the influence and speeding Sept. 3 in the 100 block of Main Street, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

A 25-year-old female, of Allentown, was arrested for harassment Sept. 27 following a dispute in the 1300 block of Chestnut Street, according to Emmaus police.

An individual removed light bars valued at $180 from two vehicles parked in the 100 block of North Street. The incident was reported Sept. 28.

STATE POLICE

Friday, October 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

An unknown actor forced entry through a back window of a residence in the 9500 block of Kings Highway South, Lower Milford Township, 10:04 p.m. Oct. 4 and removed several items valued at $1,400.

An unknown individual removed a purse from an unlocked vehicle in the 6600 block of Stein Way, Lower Macungie Township, 6:56 a.m. Sept. 10.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

Scott VanHouten, 46, of Easton, was arrested Sept. 21 for theft and receiving stolen property after he allegedly removed items from a residence in the 800 block of Glenwood Street, according to Emmaus police.

An unknown individual removed a cellphone, valued at $300, from a vehicle in the 100 block of East Main Street Sept. 24, according to Emmaus police.

An unknown individual entered an unlocked vehicle and removed a handgun. The incident was reported Sept. 20 in the 300 block of Delong Avenue.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Richard Forrest Curley, 70, of East Greenville, was taken into custody for simple assault by physical menace and terroristic threats after he allegedly made threats to shoot any law enforcement officer who responded to his residence in the 9300 block of Landis Lane, Lower Milford Township, 3:34 p.m. Oct. 7, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.