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STATE POLICE

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Andrew Gross, 23, of Slatington, was taken into custody for suspected DUI on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 55, Salisbury Township, 10:11 p.m. March 12. Gross was stopped for a traffic violation and allegedly displayed multiple indicators of intoxication from controlled substances and alcohol. Charges are pending the results of a blood test.

Lehigh Valley CrimeStoppers offer reward

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Lehigh Valley Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrator(s) who committed the crimes of four felony counts of terroristic threats and four counts of misdemeanor 2, institutional vandalism.

The Emmaus Police Department continues to investigate numerous bomb threats which occurred Feb. 21, Feb. 26 and March 16 in the East Penn School District, Emmaus.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Gonzalo Chauca, 52, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI on Interstate 78 westbound at mile marker 60.8, Upper Saucon Township, 3:58 a.m. March 9. Chauca was stopped for a traffic violation and allegedly exhibited indicators of intoxication. Charges are pending results of a blood test.

Simple assault

Keith Gorton, 56, of Allentown, was charged with simple assault on Timberknoll Drive, Lower Macungie Township, 5:23 p.m. March 8. Gorton allegedly injured his wife's finger when he went to grab a phone.

Disorderly conduct

Article By: The Press

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Terroristic threats

The Emmaus Police Department announced March 12 an Emmaus High School ninth grade student has been charged with terroristic threats, a felony of the third degree, for a threat communicated to Emmaus High School Dec. 20, 2012. Charges will be referred to Lehigh County Juvenile Court. EHS received three such threats in the last three months. Police said the investigation is continuing on the other threats.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Theft

An unknown actor stole three metal buckets from Yeakel Roofing, 29 Ridge Street, Emmaus, overnight March 5. The buckets are valued at approximately $450.

Incident response

The Emmaus Police Department responded to an incident at Emmaus High School 12:27 p.m. March 12. The incident was not related to the Dec. 21, 2012 bomb threat. No one was injured and students and faculty were not disrupted. The investigation is ongoing. School officials are in the process of pursuing disciplinary measures pursuant to East Penn School District policy.

Terroristic threats

Macungie residents arrested in connection with police pursuit

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by TYLER D. MARTIN in Police Log

A Macungie couple allegedly injured two officers and caused significant property damage while on a drug-fueled chase spanning multiple days and two states.

Shayna Sykes, 23, and Blake Bills, 24, face a litany of charges in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey resulting from a series of incidents which culminated with multiple stolen police cruisers careening through the streets of Camden, N.J., and Philadelphia March 5.

MACUNGIE POLICE

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Kevin Beers, 20, of Zionsville, was arrested for DUI and drug possession in the 900 block of Willow Street, Macungie, 1:40 a.m. Feb. 16. Beers was stopped for a traffic violation and was allegedly found to be under the influence of marijuana. He was in possession of approximately one ounce of suspected marijuana. Beers will be sent a summons ordering him to appear for a preliminary hearing before District Judge Donna Butler.

Harassment