A 63-year-old male, of Prospect Park, is accused of theft and unauthorized use of a vehicle after a Lower Milford Township woman told state police her vehicle was not returned when agreed upon and the male removed a number of her trees, selling them to a logging company, without her knowledge. The incident was reported in the 700 block of Bell Gate Road, Lower Milford Township, July 29. Anyone with information on this or similar incidents is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.
An unknown actor removed an iPhone, valued at $600, from the pool area of Emmaus High School, 500 Macungie Ave. The incident was reported Oct. 4.
An unknown actor removed a mens Giant bicycle, valued at $500, from a property in the unit block of North Sixth Street. The incident was reported Oct. 11.
An unknown actor spray-painted the rear of a storage building at a park property in the 600 block of Ridge Street, resulting in $300 damage. The incident was reported Oct. 13.
An unknown actor used a fraudulent $20 bill to make an unknown purchase at the Speedway gas station, 5640 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23.
An unknown actor entered a garage in the 2600 block of Fieldview Drive, Lower Macungie Township, and removed a silver Motobecane bicycle valued at approximately $500 between 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 and 11 a.m. Oct. 23. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville at 610-395-1438.
Two chairs valued at $20 were removed from a location in the 200 block of Main Street, according to police. The incident was reported Oct. 21.
An actor has been removing firewood from the rear of a residence in the 200 block of North Sixth Street, according to police. The firewood is valued at $50. The incident was reported Oct. 23.
An unknown actor shot the back window of a Dodge truck with a pellet gun causing $300 in damage, according to police. The incident was reported Oct. 18 by a resident in the 200 block of North Fourth Street.
Charlene Carr-Fulton, 53, of Allentown, was charged with suspicion of retail theft after she allegedly entered Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 10:08 p.m. Sept. 21 and placed various items in her purse and attempted to exit the store. Carr-Fulton was confronted by loss prevention personnel, according to police, and fled the store with the items still in her purse.
Sometimes the right job finds you.
Emmaus Police Officer Melanie Sayres joined the department soon after completing the Reading Police Academy and knew she was in the right place.
“It feels right. I can’t describe it,” she said of her job with the Emmaus Police Department in an interview recently.
“I just see it as a challenging career. I can’t see myself doing anything else,” Sayres said.
So far, Officer Sayres is enjoying being “on the job” to borrow a pop culture description of work as a police officer.
A 21-year-old woman, of Coopersburg, was arrested Sept. 16 for alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia in a parking lot at Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimerville Road, according to police.
An 18-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Sept. 30 in the 500 block of Mountain Boulevard for possession of drug paraphernalia and underage drinking, according to police.
A 20-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Sept. 30 in the 500 block of Mountain Boulevard for underage drinking, according to police.
Armand James Turner, 42, of New York, N.Y., was charged with allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance after a traffic stop along State Route 222 northbound, south of Interstate 78, Lower Macungie Township, 8:56 p.m. Sept. 1, according to police. Turner was later released, according to police.
Jordan Louis Foster, 25, of Alburtis, was taken into custody under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop on Indian Creek Road at Olympic Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 1:11 a.m. Sept. 2, according to police.
A 19-year-old, of Macungie, was arrested Sept. 19 for suspicion of retail theft after she allegedly removed an iPhone charger valued at $19.07 from 7-Eleven, 1146 Chestnut St., according to police. She was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed, according to police.
An unknown actor struck and damaged the driver’s side mirror of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck parked in the 300 block of Broad Street. The incident was reported Sept. 24. Damage was estimated at $300, according to police.
The 14th National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 11 sites.
The event is being coordinated by the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, area police departments, Allentown Health Bureau, Pennsylvania State Police and the U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration.