Lower Saucon Township Police Blotter: June 6, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Lower Saucon Township Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Township Woman Charged With DUI
On May 13 at 12:04am police say Diana Ritter, of the 3200 block of Bingen Road, Lower Saucon Township, was stopped for traffic violations on Easton Road. Police said in a press release that Ritter's blood alcohol content (BAC) at the time was determined to be .16 percent. Ritter has been charged with DUI.
Man Charged With DUI After Allegedly Crashing Vehicle Into Guide Rail
On May 13 at 5:22am police say Ikechukwu Obiora, of the 400 block of Penn Circle, Allentown, was arrested after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a guide rail along Wassergass Road and was determined to be DUI. Obiora's blood alcohol content (BAC) was determined to be .17 percent, police said in a press release.
Township Man Charged With DUI
On May 13 at 8:52pm police say Carl Kemmerer, of the 3800 block of Bee Line Drive, Lower Saucon Township, was stopped after allegedly driving at 60mph in a posted 40mph zone on Apple Street. Police said in a press release that Kemmerer's blood alcohol content (BAC) was determined to be .12 percent. He has been charged with DUI, they added.
Police Investigating Spraypainted Profanity at High School Athletic Fields
On May 25 police say they received a report of spraypainted profanity on one of the sheds outside the athletic fields at Saucon Valley High School. Police said a door was broken on another shed. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department at 610-317-6110.
Police Respond to Accident at Bingen and Apples Church Roads
At 1:45am May 24 police say they responded to the intersection of Bingen and Apples Church roads for a motor vehicle accident. According to a press release, a juvenile vehicle operator had come to a stop at the intersection when he was struck from behind by Kit Lam, of the 1800 block of 147th Street, Whitestone, N.Y. The juvenile's vehicle had to be towed from the scene, police said.
Police Say Unknown Vehicle Drove Across Lawn on Victor Road
On May 24, sometime before 6pm, police say an unknown vehicle drove across the front lawn of a home in the 1800 block of Victor Road, resulting in turf damage to the lawn. "The offending vehicle had a narrow wheel base with a groove in the center of the tire tread," police said in a press release. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Lower Saucon police.
Mailbox Vandalized at Kefallonia Drive Home, Police Say
On the morning of May 28 police say a resident of the 3500 block of Kefallonia Drive reported the theft of a mailbox and pole. That evening, police say the mailbox was reported found in a wooded area of the property. Anyone with information regarding this mischief incident is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department.
Man Dumped Garbage into Dumpster Without Owner's Permission, Police Say
On May 28 police say it was found that Michael Roumeliotis, of the 1400 block of Manor Drive, Lower Saucon Township, had dumped trash in a Dumpster at the rear of the Black River Plaza shopping center, Route 378 and Black River Road, without the property owner's permission. Roumeliotis was issued a citation for scattering rubbish, police said in a press release.
Bethlehem Area Residents Cited for Trespassing at Bethlehem Star
On May 29 at 10:35pm police say five Bethlehem area residents were cited for trespassing in the vicinity of the Bethlehem Star, near Mountain Drive. According to a press release, they are: Andrew Baez, of the 1300 block of Ciara Drive, Hanover Township, Northampton County; Timothy Byrd, of the 400 block of East Morton Street, Bethlehem; Kathryn Fritz, of the 400 block of Kevin Drive, Hanover Township, Northampton County; Jessica Sacks, of the 1600 block of Calypso Avenue, Bethlehem; and Brandon Tarboro, of the 1700 block of West Broad Street, Bethlehem. Police said two juveniles were also present at the scene.
Student Ran Out of School, 'Gave Police a Difficult Time,' Police Say
On May 30 at 10:40am police say they responded to Saucon Valley High School after a student ran out of the building. Police said the girl ran from class and was located in front of the elementary school near the playground, where she allegedly began to use obscene language "and gave police a difficult time." Police added that "the juvenile has been brought back to the school on multiple occasions after running out of class." As a result of the latest incident she was charged with disorderly conduct, they said.
Mailboxes on Lower Saucon Road Damaged, Police Say
On May 30 police say a resident of the 4000 block of Lower Saucon Road reported that her mailbox had been smashed with a rock. On June 3, police say a resident of the 3800 block of Lower Saucon Road reported damage to her mailbox, which was estimated at $100. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Lower Saucon Township police.
Student Cursed at Teachers, Police Say
On the morning of May 31 police say a female high school Intermediate Unit student was charged with disorderly conduct after causing a scene at the school. Police said in a press release that the girl cursed at teachers, yelled, disturbed other students and caused "a general disturbance at the school."
Mother and Son Dumped Garbage on Fahs Lane, Police Say
On the morning of June 1 police say officers noticed a pile of household garbage deposited on Fahs Lane near Redington Road. In a press release, police said an inspection of the trash "produced a mother and son suspect." Subsequently, police said Nickolas Stuart, 26, of the 100 block of Main St., Lebanon, N.J., "admitted that he and his mother were cleaning out their basement and decided to dump the trash onto (Fahs Lane)." Police identified Stuart's mother as Terry Stuart, 46, of the 2000 block of Ealer Avenue, Wilson. Both Stuarts were charged with scattering rubbish and ordered to remove the garbage, police said.
Police Seeking Owner of Key Found in Park
Township police are seeking the owner of a key found in Town Hall Park at about 6pm June 1. Police said in a press release that the key was found near the police department headquarters. Anyone who believes the key is theirs should call police at 610-317-6110 with a description of it.
Numerous Mailboxes Damaged on Banko Lane, Police Say
On June 2 police say mailboxes belonging to four residents of the 2500 and 2600 blocks of Banko Lane were damaged, "possibly by throwing rocks." Anyone with information about the mischief is asked to call the Lower Saucon Police Department.
Theft of Aluminum Reported on Saucon Avenue
On June 3 police say Daniel Yost, 53, of the 2100 block of Saucon Avenue reported the theft of an "aluminum break" valued at approximately $500. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact township police.
Police Investigating June 4 Hit-And-Run Accident in Steel City
On June 4 at approximately 8:10am police say Donald Williams, of Schwab Avenue, Lower Saucon Township, was parked at the bus stop at Mixsell and Johnston avenues when a green Ford Explorer drove past him at a high rate of speed and struck his side-view mirror. "The passenger's side mirror of the Ford Explorer was broken," police said in a press release. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Lower Saucon Township Police.