Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Upper Macungie Police cited 30-year-old Marc Wells of Emmaus for failure to yield following a two-car accident on Tuesday morning.
A 30-year-old Emmaus man was cited for failure to yield following a two-car accident Tuesday morning at the intersection of Route 100 and Schaefer Run Road, according to Upper Macungie Police. Police said Marc Wells, 30, of Emmaus was traveling north on Route 100 in a 2008 Dodge Ram, when he made a left turn and collided with a 2002 Chrysler Sebring driven by Clarence Burkhard, 66, of Macungie. Police said no injuries were reported.
Upper Macungie Police say three local businesses were cited for multiple false alarms.
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Upper Macungie Police said three local businesses were recently cited for having four or more false alarms during the past 12 months. The businesses are:
Monday, May 20, 2013
Upper Macungie Police say the owners of Andalusia Wholesale Supply, at 7566 Morris Court in Allentown, reported that diesel fuel was siphoned from the tanks of its trucks.
Upper Macungie Police say the owners of Andalusia Wholesale Supply, located at 7566 Morris Court in Allentown, reported that approximately 100 gallons of diesel fuel was siphoned from the tanks of its trucks. Police say the siphoning, which was reported Monday, occurred over the last week. Andalusia Business Supply is in the remodeling and building material industry, according to its website. Police ask that anyone with information contact them at 484-661-5911 or 610-437-5252.
A University of Rhode Island student stopped in Lehigh County on his way home to Skippack, but he's been missing for four days.
Police are asking for help in locating a missing Skippack man who hasn’t been heard from since leaving his Rhode Island college on Thursday. Pennsylvania State Police say that Matthew R. Royer, 21, left the University of Rhode Island on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. en route to his Skippack Township home, but has not been heard from since. Police now say Royer may have chosen not to go home, according to a Morning Call report. Royer is 6-feet-1 and 160 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes, and police believe he is driving a silver 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. Video footage shows Royer stopped at a Sunoco station on Route 100 in Upper Macungie Township early Friday. Royer's route would probably have taken him south on 100 past Macungie Park. Other …
Upper Macungie Police seek the driver of a large, black SUV that left the scene of an auto accident at Chapmans Road and Hickory Lane on Sunday morning.
Upper Macungie Police are seeking a driver who left the scene of an accident Sunday morning at the intersection of Chapmans Road and Hickory Lane. Police said the vehicle, thought to be a large, black SUV, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Hickory Lane and Chapmans Road and went through the intersection at high speed. Police said the vehicle crossed over into the northbound lane of Chapmans Road, struck another car, and drove away. The driver of the car that was struck tried to follow the SUV, but lost sight of it in the vicinity of Tilghman Street and Route 22, police said. Police said a red car, possibly a Ford Focus, also joined in the chase, but lost sight of the offending driver. Police have not heard from this …
A teen-age intruder was captured Sunday night at Springhouse Middle School allegedly trying to steal a television, a Parkland official said.
South Whitehall Township Police are investigating a burglary Sunday at Springhouse Middle School in which a teenager was caught allegedly trying to steal a television in a hallway, according to a news release issued Monday by Parkland School District. Police and a school supervisor responded immediately when they were notifed by the school’s alarm system, the news release said. Officials conducted a search of the building after the intruder was apprehended, the school said. The teenager's name has not been released.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here's a round-up of unusual police news from the Lehigh Valley.
$2,500 ransom demanded from woman, police say: Upper Macungie Police said a woman received a phone call Monday stating that her father was being held captive. The caller demanded a $2,500 ransom. However, the woman later found out her father was safe. Bethlehem man charged with bigamy: A woman with a marriage certificate from New York complained to police that her husband married another woman in Northampton County, according to court records. Man exposed self to cops, threatened judge, police say: An Easton man was charged with disorderly conduct Wednesday morning after he allegedly exposed himself and cursed at police officers, urinated on police paperwork, and threatened a district judge. Police officer breaks toe chasing man at Palmer …
Police arrested a Lower Macungie Township woman after she allegedly put medication into burritos and fed them to her husband and daughter.
EASTERN PA -- A Lower Macungie woman, angry because her husband and daughter didn't invite her to go car shopping with them, allegedly poisoned burritos with some sort of medication and fed them to her family, according to a WFMZ report. Ann Marie Haines, 42, of Yorkshire Drive in Lower Macungie Township, was arrested last week and jailed in lieu of $25,000 bail. According to online court records, Haines was charged with: Haines' husband and daughter felt dizzy and tired after eating the burritos, according to a Lehigh Valley Live report. Haines has been assigned a public defender to represent her.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A district judge dismisses a citation against a Best Western Hotel manager accused of throwing a cigarette in a guest's face over a room rate dispute.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Upper Macungie Police said the accident took place Friday at 3 p.m. at the intersection of Hamilton Blvd and Lower Macungie Road.
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Friday, May 17
Upper Macungie Police said a woman was taken to the hospital for evaluation following a two-car accident Friday at the intersection of Hamilton Blvd and Lower Macungie Road. Police said a 1999 Jeep SUV, driven by Bernard Pollock, collided with a 2011 Ford Explorer driven by Melanie Poitevin, at approximately 3 p.m. Friday. Police said Poitevin was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation. Police said Pollock was not injured.