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Missing college student last seen in Breinigsville

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

The missing 21-year-old University of Rhode Island student traveling to his home in Montgomery County was last seen in surveillance video May 17 at a gas station at I-78 and Route 100, Breinigsville.

According to State Police Troop K Skippack, Matthew R. Royer, who left his school apartment at the University of Rhode Island around 6:30 p.m. May 16, failed to arrive at his Skippack Township home.

Royer is 6 feet 1 inch tall. He has brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 160 pounds.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Cruelty to animals

Stavros S. Kiprislis, no address given, will be charged with cruelty to animals after he allegedly allowed steer and goats to freely roam onto Chestnut Street in the area of Beck Road, Upper Milford Township, on multiple dates and times. The animals also allegedly roamed onto neighbors' property. Charges will be filed in district court.



EMMAUS POLICE School shooting rumor circulated

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

On Sunday, April 28, the Emmaus Police Department received an email from an East Penn parent, who learned through a discussion with their child that rumors were circulating at Emmaus High School in relationship to a school shooting to occur April 30. The Emmaus Police Department immediately notified school officials and an investigation was conducted and is ongoing. Precautionary measures were implemented both by the school district, the Emmaus Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police.


Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by The Press in Police Log


Norman Oliver Samuels, 44, of Alburtis, was charged with alleged DUI after a traffic stop on Trexlertown Road at Spring Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 2:10 a.m. April 18.

John Joseph David, 44, of Bethlehem, was arrested for alleged DUI after a traffic stop for multiple traffic violations on Interstate 78 East at mile marker 62-62.9, Upper Saucon Township, 1:18 a.m. April 19. Charges to be filed in District Court.

Macungie man charged with sexual assault

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

A 39-year-old Macungie man is charged with multiple counts of sexually assaulting a male juvenile at an Upper Nazareth Township school where he worked.

Shawn William Salevsky of the 1500 block of Kennington Lane was arraigned last week before District Justice John C. Capobianco in Nazareth.

Charges against Salevsky include six counts each of corruption of minors and recklessly endangering another person; five counts of indecent assault of a person less than 16 years of age; three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse; and sexual assault.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Public drunkenness

Timothy Wenner, 32, of Emmaus, was arrested for public drunkenness 3 a.m. April 8 following an alleged disturbance at his residence.


Reported on South Keystone Street April 8, an unknown actor punctured a vehicle tire valued at $100.

Simple assault

Stephen Seip, 30, of Emmaus, was charged with simple assault and harassment following an alleged domestic disturbance.


Reported in the 1300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, the owner came home to find someone had entered the residence. Nothing was reported missing.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Police Log



Timothy R. Mutcher, 19, of Pottstown, and a 15-year-old male, no address given, were stopped for an alleged traffic violation at Cedar Crest Boulevard and Little Lehigh Drive, Emmaus borough, 10:35 p.m. April 25. Subsequent investigation revealed Mutcher and a passenger allegedly possessed suspected marijuana, suspected hallucinogenic mushrooms, and associated paraphernalia. Charges are pending.

Theft by unlawful taking

LEHIGH VALLEY HEALTH NETWORK - CEDAR CREST Suspicious package/bag left in parking area

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

The Salisbury Township Police Department, in cooperation with the security department were dispatched to 1200 S. Cedar Crest Blvd. for a suspicious person in parking lot K 8:15 p.m. April 14.

Upon checking the lot for the reported actor, a suspicious bag was found between two vehicles inside the parking lot.