Sunday, March 17, 2013
Upper Macungie police busted a party in the township early Sunday and say 12 guests were underage, two had to be taken to a hospital.
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Sunday, March 17
Drunken pranks led police to bust a party in Upper Macungie Township early Sunday and two guests were so intoxicated they had to be taken to a hospital, Upper Macungie police say. Police went to the Heather Fields development to check out reports of someone ringing doorbells and running away at 2:30 a.m. Police followed tracks in the snow directly to 333 Indigo Way, where they found Michael and Stephen Yang hosting a party with 12 guests who were underage, according to a police press release. Two people were taken by ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hospital "due to extremely high levels of intoxication," police said. The other minors were released from the scene to their parents. Charges of furnishing alcohol to minors against Michael and …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The alleged underage drinking took place at the Weisenberg Township home of a Northwestern Lehigh School Board member, according to a report in The Morning Call.
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Wednesday, February 6
Twelve people, including two from Fogelsville and three from Orefield, have been cited for underage drinking at a Feb. 3 party at a Weisenberg Township home, state police at Fogelsville said. The alleged underage drinking took place at 4542 Senny Court. The home is the residence of LeRoy Sorensen, vice-president of the Northwestern Lehigh School Board, according to a report by The Morning Call. State police said they cited Christopher Rice, 18, of Fogelsville; and Hunter Culp, 20, Christopher Ruch, 20, and Brett Austin, 18, all of Orefield, with underage drinking. A 16-year-old girl from Fogelsville was also cited, police said. The other seven people who were cited, including five other juveniles, were from New Tripoli, Kutztown, …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The principal of a Lehigh Valley high school writes a letter to parents beseeching them to stop supplying alcohol and party space to teens before tragedy strikes.
Moms Talk is a Patch forum in which we ask members of Patch communities across the Lehigh Valley to weigh in on an issue that affects parents, children of all ages, and, quite frankly, people in general. You don’t have to be a Mom, or even a parent, to have an opinion on our Moms Talk topic of the week. And, we, in fact, encourage people of all genders, ages and life situations to share their thoughts on our weekly Moms Talk question in the comments section below so that our “discussion” can become as broad and, hopefully, as useful as possible. In this week’s Moms Talk, we’re exploring Teen Alcohol Abuse: Underage drinking and who’s to blame became a hot topic in the Lehigh Valley this week, when the principal of Freedom High School in …
A high school principal says parents are to blame for underage drinking in a Lehigh Valley community
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Monday, February 4
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A new Pennsylvania law hikes the fine for underage drinking
Wednesday, January 2
A new Pennsylvania law now in effect raises the maximum fine for someone under 18 caught drinking from $300 to $500, according to an Associated Press/Lehigh Valley Live report. The maximum fine is now $1,000 for a second offense.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The following information was supplied by troopers at the barracks in Fogelsville. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following are Lower Macungie Township incidents recently released by state police at Fogelsville: Theft of property lost, mislaid or delivered by mistake: Reported April 16 by William Willever, 88, of Breinigsville at Wal-Mart, 1091 Mill Creek Road; several recently purchased items that were mislaid in a shopping cart were taken in the parking lot, police said; no value given. Charged: Corey Andrew Romero, 18, of Emmaus; at 2:49 a.m. April 22 with underage drinking; police said he had consumed alcohol and was found walking down Cedar Crest Boulevard at Riverbend Road. Charged: Dana Carole Evans, 44, of Alburtis; April 24 with retail theft; filled her vehicle with $51.46 woth of gasoline at the Giant Food Stores gas station at 7150 …