Thursday, May 9, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say Carl F. Kemmerer II, of the 3800 block of Beeline Drive, has been cited for theft by unlawful taking.
A Lower Saucon Township man has been cited for theft by unlawful taking, after police say he stole 13 bags of aluminum cans from a neighbor. In a news release, police said Carl F. Kemmerer II, of the 3800 block of Beeline Drive, took and sold the cans at H. Blinderman and Son in Hellertown, where he received $31.90 for them. Blinderman's is a scrap metal recycling business. Police said the cans—which weighed a total of 58 pounds—were taken April 29.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Lower Saucon Township Police Department announced in a news release that—as part of an aggressive driving enforcement effort—it issued 103 traffic citations to motorists between March 18 and April 28.
Lower Saucon Township Police have announced that between March 18 and April 28, officers issued 103 traffic citations to motorists on Route 378 "and its tributaries" as part of a state-funded aggressive driving enforcement and education project. Police said officers "initiated 103 vehicle stops during several traffic enforcement details." Five written warnings were also issued to motorists, police said.
Lower Saucon Township Police say Thomas Durkin III, of Essex Fells, N.J., was drunk when he nearly struck a township police car at Saucon Valley and Weyhill roads.
A New Jersey man was arrested for DUI after Lower Saucon Township Police say he nearly struck a police patrol car head-on as he turned from Saucon Valley Road onto Weyhill Road. In a press release, police said Thomas Durkin III, of the 100 block of Fells Road, Essex Fells, was eastbound on Saucon Valley Road when he crossed into the opposite travel lane as he made the turn. At that time, the patrol car Durkin allegedly almost struck was parked "off the edge of Weyhill Road, monitoring the speed of vehicles on Saucon Valley Road," according to the news release. Police said the near-accident occurred April 26 at 11:24 p.m. An officer detected physical impairment and an "extremely strong odor" of alcohol in speaking with Durkin, according to …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are seeking information about a man who was rear-ended by a township dump truck on Bingen Road near Friedensville Road.
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are investigating a hit-and-run accident that involved a township public works employee. In a news release police said the accident occured at about 9:40 a.m. April 25, when township dump truck driver Jeremy Frey made contact with the rear bumper of a newer maroon Chevy Tahoe as both vehicles were eastbound on Bingen Road, approaching the intersection with Friedensville Road. Police said the impact occurred "when the Tahoe slowed for traffic," and resulted in "a small scratch approximately 1 inch in length" on the Tahoe's bumper. When the driver of the Tahoe stopped and got out to check the damage, police say he told Frey "I pay your taxes" before getting back into his car and driving away at high …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say Luis A. Guerriero, 56, of the township, will be cited for driving too fast for conditions as a result of an accident on Lower Saucon Road.
A Lower Saucon Township man will be cited for driving too fast for conditions, as a result of an accident that occurred on Lower Saucon Road, township police announced in a news release. According to police, Luis A. Guerriero, 56, of the 2000 block of Polk Valley Road, lost control of his vehicle north of Crestline Drive. Police say Guerriero's 2002 Subaru Outback struck a tree before coming to rest on an embankment. The car "sustained disabling damage" and Guerriero was injured, they added. The accident occurred at approximately 6:27 a.m. April 30, according to authorities.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say an Allentown woman was drunk when she allegedly drove at 65 mph on Seidersville Road.
An Allentown woman has been charged with DUI, after Lower Saucon Township Police say she drove at speeds of up to 65 mph in a posted 35 mph zone while intoxicated. In a news release, police said Emily L. Miller, of the 400 block of South 26th Street, was followed after she didn't stop at a stop sign at Seidersville Road and Old Philadelphia Pike April 15. Police said Miller then sped up and reached speeds of 60 to 65 mph as she drove west on Seidersville Road, before she was stopped in the area of Gottwald Drive, which is across the county line in Salisbury Township. According to police, Miller was arrested after she failed field sobriety tests. She was determined to have a blood alcohol content of .17 percent, authorities added.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say Joanne S. Moore, of the 1700 block of Easton Road, Durham Township, has been charged with DUI-Controlled Substance.
A woman who allegedly drove erratically has been charged with DUI-controlled substance, Lower Saucon Township Police announced in a news release. According to police, Joanne S. Moore, of the 1700 block of Easton Road, Durham Township, was stopped on the afternoon of April 5 after a motorist flagged down a passing patrolman to tell him "the vehicle in front of him had just run off the roadway." Moore was stopped near the intersection of Polk Valley and Leithsville roads, and at that time "officers detected several clues that Moore was driving under the influence of a depressant," police said. Police said Moore "admitted to ingesting prescription drugs including Oxycodone and Valium," and that "further testing revealed that (she) was under …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say Chrystyna M. Fenchen, of the 3600 block of Lower Saucon Road, has been charged with DUI.
A township woman has been charged with DUI, after Lower Saucon Township Police say she was found unconscious behind the wheel of her vehicle with an open bottle of vodka in her lap, according to Lower Saucon Township Police. In a news release, police said Chrystyna M. Fenchen, of the 3600 block of Lower Saucon Road, was "found parked on an angle across her driveway" at 8:36 p.m. April 25. Prior to pulling into her driveway, police said Fenchen "was seen driving 'all over the road.'" Fenchen refused both field sobriety tests and a blood draw, according to police.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are investigating an attempted residential burglary in the 2300 block of Black River Road.
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred in the 2300 block of Black River Road. In a news release, police said officers were called to the home on the afternoon of April 25, after its owner reported "finding pry marks on his door and a broken door frame." Police said a broken glass window on an exterior door was also reported, although the home was not entered. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Lower Saucon Township Police at 610-317-6110.
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are investigating the theft of a battery from a car parked inside a Steel City garage.
Lower Saucon Township Police say they are investigating the theft of a car battery. Sometime between April 20 and April 27, the battery—which is valued at $100—was removed from a 1998 Chrysler Sebring that was parked in a garage in the 2500 block of Riverside Drive, Steel City, police said in a news release. Police said an estimated $250 in damage was done to the vehicle to get the battery out of it. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to contact Lower Saucon Township Police at 610-317-6110.