East Penn Press

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, January 31, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Disorderly conduct

A 43-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Jan. 10 for disorderly conduct in the 600 block of Chestnut Street after causing a disturbance at Weis Markets, 1220 Chestnut Street, according to Emmaus police.

A 23-year-old female, of Palmerton, was arrested Jan. 12 for public drunkenness in the 100 block of South Fourth Street, according to Emmaus police.

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Coopersburg man charged in relation to Dec. 19, 2018, bank robbery

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Jan. 4 that a Coopersburg man has been charged in a bank robbery committed Dec. 19, 2018.

Richard Simmers, 54, of the 100 block of East Station Avenue, has been charged with one count of robbery, a felony of the first degree, according to a media release from the district attorney’s office.

Simmers was taken into custody at his residence without incident and was arraigned through central booking.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, January 24, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Fleeing police

A 29-year-old male, of Allentown, fled from police through Upper and Lower Macungie townships in a chase that exceeded 100 miles per hour in a residential area.

According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, a trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Honda Civic coupe, painted matte black, for registration violations 4:01 p.m. Dec. 15, 2018. When police approached, the driver sped from the scene along Hamilton Boulevard. The pursuit ended in a residential area, police said.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Nicole Ann Stauffer, 41, of Macungie, allegedly attempted to remove $199.21 worth of merchandise from Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 6:24 p.m. Dec. 28, 2018, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Susan Marie Hunsicker, 38, of Allentown, was taken into custody for alleged retail theft after Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville were contacted regarding a retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 5:44 p.m. Dec. 22, 2018. Hunsicker allegedly was apprehended later, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Seth Grim, 25, of Emmaus, was arrested for alleged simple assault and harassment Jan. 3 after a disturbance in the 500 block of Evergreen Street, according to Emmaus police.

Cathryn Vansant Buskirk, 28, of Emmaus, was arrested for alleged credit card fraud Dec. 4, 2018, after allegedly using another person’s debit card multiple times without consent, according to Emmaus police.

A 19-year-old male, of Alburtis, was arrested at Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Ave., for disorderly conduct Dec. 7, 2018.

BRIEFLY

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Christmas holiday enforcement results announced

STATE POLICE

Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday spanning Dec. 22 through 25, 2018.

The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.

State police investigated 622 crashes over the holiday weekend, including 54 collisions involving alcohol. Six people were killed in five fatal crashes investigated by state police.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Stevie Kearse, 31, of Emmaus, was arrested Dec. 13, 2018, for alleged simple assault and harassment after a dispute in the 400 block of South Seventh Street, according to police.

Mickey Jadallah, 52, of Allentown, was arrested Dec. 17, 2018, for alleged simple assault and criminal trespass after a disturbance in the 500 block of Jubilee Street, according to police.

Kristian Andersen, 38, of Emmaus, was arrested Dec. 17, 2018, for alleged public drunkenness in the 300 block of Ridge Street, according to police.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, January 3, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Sale or transfer of a firearm

Mark Donald Mackenzie, 56, of Bath, allegedly attempted to purchase a firearm at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:50 p.m. April 12, 2018 and was denied through the Pennsylvania Instant Check System. An investigation by Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, determined Mackenzie allegedly falsified the sale or transfer of firearm form during the transaction.

EMMAUS POLICE

Friday, December 28, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Melissa Renee Biddle, 40, of Emmaus, was arrested Dec. 2 for allegedly driving under the influence and careless driving in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street, according to Emmaus police. She was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Nikolai Anthony Regan, 27, of Jim Thorpe, was arrested Dec. 12 in the 500 block of Harrison Street on two counts of alleged criminal trespass, harassment and criminal mischief, according to Emmaus police. He was transported to Lehigh County Booking and processed.