East Penn Press

Thursday, January 18, 2018

EMMAUS POLICE

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Armed robbery

A male actor entered Turkey Hill Minit Market, 602 Chestnut St., stated he had a gun and demanded the clerk remove money from a cash register in an incident Jan. 1, according to police.

A 16-year-year-old male, of Emmaus, was arrested Jan. 5 for robbery and aggravated assault with a weapon after he robbed and assaulted a person Dec. 22, 2017, in the 600 block of Green Street, according to police. The teen was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center and processed.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Traffic fatality

A 23-year-old man died Jan. 15 after his vehicle struck a tree in Lower Milford Township.

Brandon Talkach, of Lower Milford Township, was pronounced dead 10:09 p.m. by Deputy Coroner Cassandra Schiffner, according to a media release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Talkach was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death was attributed to multiple blunt force injuries and the manner of the death was determined an accident.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Possession with intent to deliver

An 18-year-old male, of Emmaus, was charged with possession with intent to deliver and related charges after Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville stopped a vehicle for a lighting equipment violation on Indian Creek Road at Jasper Road, Lower Macungie Township, 1:08 a.m. Nov. 5, 2017. According to police, the 18-year-old male was a passenger in the vehicle and he and another passenger had illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia on their persons at the time of the incident. The Emmaus teen was taken into custody and transported to the Lehigh County Booking Center.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, January 4, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Michael Raymond Rotenberger, 30, of Kunkletown, was arrested Nov. 18, 2017, for allegedly driving under the influence and careless driving at State Road and Harrison Street, according to police. Rotenberger was transported to Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

An unknown actor keyed, dented and removed an exterior visor from a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Coldstream Court. The incident was reported Nov. 20, 2017.

LEHIGH COUNTY CORONER

Thursday, December 21, 2017 by APRIL PETERSON in Police Log

Motorist killed when his vehicle is struck by a train

A motorist died Dec. 14 when his vehicle collided with a train in Alburtis.

Marc Tobash, 28, of Lowhill Township, was pronounced dead at 6:40 a.m. by Deputy Coroner Jason Nicholas at the West Penn Avenue railroad crossing, according to a media release from the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office and Forensics Center.

Authorities determined the cause of death to be multiple traumatic injuries due to an accident. The manner of death is ruled an accident.

Tobash was described as the operator of a motor vehicle involved in a collision with a train.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, December 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

DUI

Patrick Neal Lane, 25, of Zionsville, was arrested Oct. 3 in the 600 block of State Road for allegedly driving under the influence and failure to drive within a lane after a motor vehicle stop, according to police. Lane was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

Charles Mohr, 56, of Allentown, was arrested Oct. 13 for allegedly driving under the influence and following too closely in the 600 block of Chestnut Street after tailgating a police vehicle, according to police. Mohr was transported to the Lehigh County DUI Center and processed.

STATE POLICE

Thursday, December 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Retail theft

Auneliz Mendez- Jimenez, 32, of Philadelphia, is suspected of retail theft after an incident involving a retail theft at Walmart, 1091 Mill Creek Road, Lower Macungie Township, 11:25 p.m. Oct. 13, according to Pennsylvania State Police Fogelsville. A 27-year-old actor, also of Philadelphia, also was involved in the incident.

Two 20-year-old males removed merchandise from the shelves of Kohl’s department store, 6900 Hamilton Blvd., Lower Macungie Township, in an incident 8:20 p.m. Sept. 13.

EMMAUS POLICE

Thursday, December 7, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

An actor entered an unlocked garage and removed a Glock pistol valued at $500 from the center console of a truck. The incident was reported in the 1400 block of Shimerville Road, Nov. 4.

An actor entered the unlocked cap of a truck and removed various hunting items totaling $270. The incident was reported in the 900 block of Chestnut Street Nov. 2.

An unknown actor spray-painted graffiti on the second floor of a building in the 300 block of South Fourth Street, causing $200 damage. The incident was reported Oct. 28.