Lower Saucon Township Police Blotter: July 12, 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.

Montgomery County Woman Charged With DUI-Controlled Substance

On May 21 at 2:51pm police say Regina Stavish, of the 9500 block of Landis Lane, East Greenville, was involved in an accident after she drove across the double yellow line on Bingen Road, left the roadway and struck a tree. Stavish was later charged with DUI with/of a Controlled Substance, police said in a press release.

Bucks Woman Was Allegedly DUI While Driving on Flat Tire

On June 5 at 1:32am police say Ren Wylder, of the 600 block of Deerwood Lane, Quakertown, was stopped on Leithsville Road after she was observed "driving at a high rate of speed on a flat tire that had shredded off the vehicle and was damaging the rim." Police said in a press release that Wylder told them she had "struck something but didn't know what or exactly where." Wylder was later charged with DUI, police said.

Northampton Borough Man Charged With DUI-Controlled Substance

On June 22 at 12pm police say John Frisch, of the 300 block of East Twelfth Street, Northampton, was stopped for traffic violations on Route 378. Frisch was subsequently charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, police said in a press release.

Borough Woman Seriously Injured in Williams Church Road Accident

Police say Lyndsey Kincaid, 19, of the 1000 block of Front Street, Hellertown, was seriously injured in an accident that occurred at 2161 Williams Church Road on June 25 at about 4:51pm. In a press release police said Kincaid's vehicle rolled over after she struck a tree. She was taken to St. Luke's University Hospital in Fountain Hill following the accident. , and assisted on-scene, police said.

Police: Man, DUI in Mercedes, Failed to Stop for Officer

On June 27 at 3:16pm police say Dr. Thierry J. Soursac, of the 500 block of Easton Road, Riegelsville, was observed traveling eastbound on Easton Road at a high rate of speed in a Mercedes AMG. Police said in a press release that Soursac was also observed "swerving into the oncoming lane of travel." When a marked police vehicle with siren and lights activated began to follow him, police say Soursac initially failed to stop, only doing so once he was "well into Williams Township." Police said they subsequently determined that Soursac was under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .10 percent. He was arrested and charged with DUI and fleeing and eluding a police officer, they added.

Man Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Speeding on Meadows Road

On June 28 at 11:05pm police say Dr. Colin Petz, of the 3400 block of Creekside Court, Lower Saucon Township, was observed swerving across his lane of travel while operating a motorcycle on Meadows Road. "With a marked police vehicle following him to further observe (his) driving ability, Petz was paced at 55mph in a posted 35mph zone on Meadows Road," police said in a press release. According to police, Petz also failed to stop at the stop sign at Meadows and Skibo roads. He was subsequently stopped on Skibo Road and administered field sobriety tests after police say the odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected "along with multiple signs of impairment." Petz allegedly failed the sobriety tests and was then arrested for DUI. He was determined to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .15 percent, police said.

Accident Caused by Man Who Drove Too Fast in Sharp Curve, Police Say

On June 28 at 4:11pm police say they responded to a car accident at 2301 Black River Road. Police said in a press release that the accident occurred when Danny Van Tran, of the 2000 block of Vine Street, Allentown, "struck an oncoming vehicle while travelling too fast around a sharp curve in the area." One of the vehicles then struck a stone wall, coming to rest in the front lawn of 2304 Black River Road. "Tran, who was not wearing his seatbelt, sustained severe injuries" in the accident, police said. He was later determined to be operating his vehicle with a license plate from another vehicle that "was found to be taped," according to authorities. Tran was cited for speeding, a seat belt violation, careless driving, no inspection, no insurance, unauthorized use of a registration, and Roadways Laned for Travel, police added.

Woman Charged With DUI, Careless Driving After Flagging Down Officer

On June 29 at 1:11am police say Brittany Bossler, of the first block of North Lincoln Avenue, National Park, N.J., was standing on the side of Friedensville Road when she flagged down an officer on patrol. Police said Bossler's vehicle was discovered in a nearby ditch on the side of the road. "The vehicle was found laying on its side against a tree," police said in a press release, adding that Bossler "was visibly intoxicated and had minor injuries from the accident." Bossler was taken to St. Luke's University Hospital for treatment and determined to have a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .18 percent, police said. She was charged with DUI and careless driving, they added.

Police Seek Owner of BMX Bike

On July 1 police say a BMX bike was found secured to a tree on Wolf Pack Run. Police are attempting to locate its owner. The owner of the bike can claim it by calling township police at 610-317-6110.

Police Cite Several Area Residents for Underage Drinking

On July 2 at 1:56am police say Nawal Chovieb, 20, of the 1500 block of Olympic Circle, Whitehall, was observed pulling out of a driveway near Old Philadelphia Pike and Seidersville Road. Police said in a press release that Chovieb was stopped after she pulled out in front of a marked patrol car. After she was stopped, police say it was determined that Chovieb had been drinking. A passenger in Chovieb's vehicle, identified as Blake Ryan, 18, of the 2600 block of East Boulevard, Bethlehem, had also been drinking, police said. "It was further learned that four rear (seat) passengers had got out of the vehicle just prior to police observing it in an attempt to avoid police detection," authorities added. In addition to Chovieb and Ryan, one of those passengers--identified by police as a 17-year-old female--was cited for underage drinking, police said.

Car Windshield Damaged by Golf Ball on Scottie Lane

On July 6 police say it was discovered that the windshield of a vehicle parked in the 1300 block of Scottie Lane had been damaged by a golf ball. Police said in a press release that the car was parked in a driveway and that the windshield was damaged sometime during the overnight hours of July 5-6. "Another golf ball was found in (a) flower bed" nearby, police said, and a baseball was found in a different flower bed, also nearby on Scottie Lane. All three balls are being processed for fingerprints, police said. Anyone with information regarding the mischief is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department at 610-317-6110.

Attempted Burglary Reported on Bart Garden Drive

On July 6, sometime after 2:30pm, police say someone attempted to break into a home in the 2500 block of Bart Garden Drive. Police said in a press release that the would-be burglar attempted to gain access to the home through a rear screen door. He or she was "unable to gain access due to a deadbolt and most likely (due to) two dogs on (the) premises," police said. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department.

Police Investigating Cut Gate Chain on Riverside Drive

On the morning of July 9 police say they received a report of a cut chain that was used to lock a gate at a property in the 2500 block of Riverside Drive. Police said in a press release that the chain was cut sometime between Saturday, July 7 and Monday, July 9. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department.


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