A 15-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Aug. 16 for retail theft after he removed a pack of cigarettes from Turkey Hill Minit Market, 602 Chestnut St. A citation was filed, according to police.
An 18-year-old female, of Topton, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in the unit block of East Main Street Aug. 30. Charges were filed with Lehigh County Court, according to police.
An unknown individual removed a trailer hitch valued at $200 from a driveway in the 300 block of Pine Street. The theft was reported Aug. 20 according to police.
An 18-year-old male, of Sunbury, was taken into custody for stealing a vehicle after a traffic stop on Cedar Street at Race Street Aug. 24.
Police were dispatched after a vehicle reported stolen from a hospital in Bern Township was reported to be in the area, according to Macungie Police. The cellphone of the owner of the vehicle was in the vehicle and the owner tracked the phone and car to the Macungie area.
Police investigation revealed the driver took the vehicle from the hospital lot and was on his way to a drug transaction when stopped by police.
A 46-year-old female, of Macungie, was taken into custody for driving under the influence after a traffic stop on Lower Macungie Road, west of Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:59 a.m. Aug. 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
Israel Soto Cuevas, 40, of Emmaus, was found to be allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance and allegedly in possession of marijuana after a traffic stop was conducted at Lower Macungie Road at Brookside Road, Lower Macungie Township, 1:27 a.m. July 15, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
A 31-year-old female resident of Wind Hill Road, Lower Macungie Township, reported her debit card information was stolen and used without her permission to make several fraudulent transactions 11:32 a.m. July 12, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville.
A 69-year-old woman, of Allentown, died Aug. 20 after the vehicle in which she was a passenger was in a collision with another vehicle at the intersection of Harrison and Dalton streets, according to law enforcement authorities.
According to a media release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center, Mary Kocher died at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. Kocher was pronounced dead at 4:52 p.m. The cause of death is attributed to multiple blunt force trauma and was ruled an accident, according to the coroner’s office.
Gerald Earl Moyer Jr., 49, of Emmaus was arrested July 6 at Sixth and Elm streets for allegedly driving under the influence, driving while under suspension and careless driving after he allegedly struck a parked car, according to Emmaus police. Moyer was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.
Daniel Barry Bortz, 56, of Emmaus, was arrested Aug. 3 for alleged sale or transfer of a firearm and unsworn falsifications after he allegedly attempted to purchase a firearm and falsified documents to obtain the firearm, according to Emmaus police.
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.
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.
Alex Antonio Rosado-Ferrer, 32, of Allentown, was arrested June 9 for allegedly driving under the influence and allegedly operating a vehicle without rear lights at Tenth and Chestnut streets, according to Emmaus police. Rosado-Ferrer was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.
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.