East Penn Press

Saturday, November 17, 2018

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released additional information concerning alleged fugitive Shawn Christy, including photos of his distinctive tattoo.

In media information furnished by FBI authorities in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, a man believed to be Christy is seen in surveillance video taken at a Sheetz convenience store at 910 and I79 in Wexford, Allegheny County, at approximately 4:50 a.m. July 30.

Christy is considered to be armed and dangerous. Anyone who sees him or knows where he may be should contact 911 immediately.

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Marshals Service are asking the public to remain vigilant and report any sightings of fugitive Shawn Christy, who may be in possession of several stolen handguns and is considered armed and dangerous, according to a media information release from the Philadelphia division of the FBI.

Christy may now be traveling in a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan, silver or gray in color, displaying the Pennsylvania tag SV21749.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Accident

A 17-year-old Breinigsville driver was injured when his vehicle rolled onto its roof along Trexlertown Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:15 a.m. July 29. According to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville, the driver was southbound on Trexlertown Road, north of Spring Creek Road, when the vehicle, a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, left the road. The driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital. The vehicle was towed from the scene, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Reward

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of fugitive Shawn Christy, who is considered armed and dangerous.

Christy, of McAdoo, Schuylkill County, was indicted by a federal grand jury July 10 for threatening to harm Donald J. Trump and law enforcement officers, according to a media information relese from the Philadelphia division of the FBI.

State police start body camera pilot program

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTCLE in Police Log

Acting Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick announced recently the department has deployed its first body-worn cameras in three troops as part of a pilot program.

Select patrol troopers in Troop B, Uniontown; Troop J, Avondale; and Troop T, Somerset have received the appropriate training and will wear the cameras while on duty through the end of 2018.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Unauthorized use of a vehicle

Scott Michael Soltysiak, 27, of Wescosville, is suspected of accessing and operating a vehicle without authorization or consent of the owner, a resident of Wescosville, overnight June 29, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

Sean Sarkar, 32, of Weehawken, N.J., is suspected of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop along West Main Street at West End Trail, Macungie, 12:43 a.m. July 4, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

A 26-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested June 29 for driving under the influence and careless driving after he was involved in an accident in the 500 block of North Third Street. He was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed, according to Emmaus police.

A 19-year-old female, of Emmaus, was arrested June 21 for driving under the influence and possession of a small amount of marijuana in the 300 block of South Tenth Street. She was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed, according to Emmaus police.

LEHIGH COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Martin announces over 20,000 pounds of medication collected in Lehigh County

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin recently announced 20,294 pounds of medications have been collected since 2014 at the permanent medication collection sites located in Lehigh County.

In December 2013, permanent medication collection boxes were installed in 10 police departments.

Two other departments were added later and additional boxes have been installed at three Lehigh Valley Hospital locations.

SALISBURY POLICE

Thursday, July 26, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Fireworks

Police responded to the 1600 block of Cardinal Drive 4:43 a.m. July 9 for the report of fireworks.

Alarms

Police responded to a fire alarm 3:15 a.m. July 5 in the 3000 block of Imperial Drive.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 9:21 p.m. July 5 in the 2900 block of Greenbriar Lane.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 9 a.m. July 9 in the 600 block of State Road.

Police responded to a burglar alarm 7:33 a.m. July 10 in the 400 block of East Lynnwood Street.