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.
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.
A 22-year-old male, of Phillipsburg, N.J. and his 22-year-old passenger, also of New Jersey, escaped injury in an accident along Chestnut Street, Upper Milford Township, 4:23 p.m. Oct. 25.
A 21-year-old male, of Wescosville, was found to be driving his vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a small amount of marijuana after a traffic stop in the 5000 block of Pine Grove Circle, Lower Macungie Township, 12:30 a.m. Sept. 6, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 32-year-old male, of Allentown, entered the vehicle of a resident of the 4500 block of Hess Circle, Lower Macungie Township, Aug. 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. The male was discovered at the vehicle by the resident.
A resident of the 5300 block of Spring Ridge Drive East, Lower Macungie Township, reported items were removed from his unlocked vehicle overnight Aug. 24. Anyone with information on this incident may contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.
Bradley Alan Blocker, 38, of Walnutport, was arrested Sept. 17 for alleged possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired registration after a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Eagle Drive, according to Emmaus police.
Vincent Theodore Taylor, 31, of Coatesville, was arrested Sept. 11 for alleged harassment after a disturbance in the unit block of North Eighth Street, according to Emmaus police.