Man Accused of Driving Under the Influence
On Oct. 29 at 3:40am police say they observed a blue Ford SUV turn right from Main Street onto West Water Street. As the car turned, police say it struck the curb and appeared to be operated in "a reckless manner." An officer, who was waiting for the traffic light at Main and Water to change, subsequently followed and stopped the SUV on West Water Street. At that point, police say it was discovered that driver Alexander N. Malacoff, 19, of the 1900 block of Carriage Knoll Drive, Bethlehem, was intoxicated and under 21 years of age. A passenger, identified as Scott Hooven, 20, of the first block of South John Street, Hummelstown, Pa., was also found to be underage and intoxicated, police said. Malacoff was arrested for DUI, underage drinking, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. Hooven was arrested for underage drinking, drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia, they added.
Police: Woman Driving Under Suspension Possessed Marijuana Pipe
On Nov. 8 police say Kristen Kornberger, 34, of the 900 block of Juniper Road, Hellertown, was stopped for allegedly driving her car while her operator's status was suspended. Kornberger, who was stopped on Main Street at 9:49am, was found to have a marijuana smoking pipe in her vehicle, police said. Kornberger has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension, they added.
Handgun Stolen in Main Street Burglary, Police Say
On Nov. 14 police say they received a report of a burglary in the 1100 block of Main Street in which a black handgun was reportedly taken. The burglary is believed to have occurred between Nov. 11 and Nov. 14. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Hellertown Police Department at 610-759-2200.
Police Investigating Laubach Street Break-In
On Nov. 15 police say they investigated a break-in in the 200 block of Laubach Street. According to police, the break-in is believed to have occurred between 11pm Nov. 14 and 9am Nov. 15. Nothing is believed to have been taken from the residence, police said. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Hellertown Police Department at 610-759-2200.
Police: Man Arrested for DUI Had BAC More Than Three Times the Legal Limit
On Nov. 17 at 2:01am police say they stopped Michael G. Allamon, 25, of the 200 block of Main Street, Hellertown, at Main Street and Thomas Avenue. After an investigation, police say it was determined that Allamon was driving under the influence with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .26 percent. Allamon was arrested for DUI, police said.
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