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STATE POLICE

Friday, December 30, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Heather Lee Belles, 47, of Summit Hill, was taken into custody after a traffic stop for an equipment violation along Hidden Valley Road at Minesite Road, Lower Macungie Township, 12:49 a.m. Nov. 19. According to police, Belles was driving under alleged suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and controlled substances, Belles also allegedly was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. Charges were filed.

Murder investigation continues

Friday, December 30, 2016 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

The investigation contines into the murder of a Lower Macungie Township woman who was found shot in a driveway in September.

Lt. Joseph Sokolofski, a state police investigator, said in a brief phone call Dec. 21 police continue to analyze evidence in the case.

Stephanie Roof, 46, was found shot in the driveway outside a residence early Sept. 13.

Roof, of 6409 Pine Crest Lane, was pronounced dead in Lehigh Valley Health Network, Cedar Crest campus, Salisbury Township, according to a press release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center Sept. 14.

Possession DUI Theft from vehicle Criminal mischief Simple assault Harassment Hit and run

Friday, December 30, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Mustafa Qureshi, 19, of Trexlertown, was arrested Dec. 9 for alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana on Cedar Crest Boulevard. Charges were filed.

Samantha Yailey Roman, 18, of Allentown, was arrested Dec. 10 for alleged possession of a small amount of marijuana in the 300 block of Alpine Street. Charges were filed.

STATE POLICE

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Fatal crash

A woman who was fatally injured in a chain reaction vehicle crash in Lower Macungie Township died of multiple blunt force trauma, according to the Lehigh County Coroner.

Fay A. Parry, 81, of Allentown, was a passenger in a car driven by Michael George, 57, of New Mexico.

According to State Police at Fogelsville, the vehicle driven by George was among those involved in a six-vehicle accident on Route 222 South, approximately 0.2 miles north of Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, around 2 p.m. Dec. 5.

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Simple assault

Vaughn O. Robinson Jr., 33, of Emmaus, was arrested Nov. 27 for simple assault and two counts of disorderly conduct after allegedly being involved in a domestic dispute in the 500 block of Broad Street. Robinson was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed. Charges were filed.

Sheila M. Saeger, 55, of Emmaus, was arrested Nov. 19 for allegedly driving under the influence and a red light violation on East Main Street. Saeger was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed. Charges were filed.

Postal worker charged with theft

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

District Attorney Jim Martin announced an employee at the Coopersburg Post Office has been charged with theft.

Erica R. Harley, 35, of 27 Evelyn Lane, Milford Township, Bucks County, was charged with one count each of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received, theft by deception and receiving stolen property, all felonies of the third degree.

Harley was arraigned Nov. 9 at Central Booking.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, December 8, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Drugs

Eric Adams, 22, of Allentown, was charged with allegedly having narcotics after a traffic stop was conducted on Chestnut Street at Beck Road, Upper Milford Township, 11:50 p.m. Nov. 13. According to police, the odor of marijuana was detected at the scene and a probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted. The search uncovered small amounts of narcotics and a stolen firearm. Charges filed against Adams include receiving stolen property, firearm not to be carried without a license and possession of a controlled substance, according to court records.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, December 8, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Fatal accident

An Allentown woman was fatally injured Dec. 5 in a chain reaction traffic accident on Route 222 South, 0.2 miles north of Krocks Road, in Lower Macungie Township.

According to a press release from the Lehigh County Coroner, Fay A. Parry, 81, of 100 Ramapo Trail, Allentown, was pronounced dead at the crash scene 2:40 p.m. by Deputy Coroner Richard Pender.

An autopsy to determine manner and cause of death was scheduled Dec. 6.