Monday, December 10, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Hellertown Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Woman Left Crossroads Hotel Without Paying, Police Say On Nov. 26 at about 7:30pm police say officers were called to Matey's Crossroads Hotel for a report of a theft. Police said that information provided by employees helped them to identify Lindsey Lee Fluck, of the 500 block of Vine Street, Perkasie, as the "suspect who ran out the restaurant without paying the check." In a press release, police said Fluck had presented her driver's license to an employee while she was in the restaurant's bar area. She will receive a citation for theft of services, they added. Police Investigating Theft of Propane Tank On Nov. 27 police say they were called to Saucon Valley Meats to investigate the theft of a propane tank from the rear of the business. …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Hellertown Police say they arrested Pedro Lu Freytes-Ferrer, of Hellertown, on Nov. 21. In a press release they said he was wanted in Upper Saucon Township for an alleged "road rage incident."
A borough man who was wanted by Upper Saucon Township Police was arrested near his home Nov. 21, Hellertown Police announced Wednesday in a press release. Pedro Lu Freytes-Ferrer, of 338 Northampton Street, was arrested after officers began to investigate a black Oldsmobile coupe that was wanted by Upper Saucon Township Police for an alleged road rage incident that had just occurred, police said. After the coupe was observed in the area of 338 Northampton Street, shortly after 5pm, police said it began to move. Freytes-Ferrer was subsequently stopped in the 300 block of Main Street, where police say he was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under suspension. A BB pistol…
Monday, March 12, 2012
The pup was found in the 1000 block of Northampton Street, Hellertown, over the weekend.
The Borough of Hellertown hopes to reunite a dog found in the 1000 block of Northampton Street over the weekend with its owner. A photo of the small white dog with tan ears was posted on Hellertown Patch's Facebook page Monday morning. Anyone who recognizes the dog or has information about it is asked to call the borough at 610-838-7041. Pending reunification with their owners, stray dogs found in Hellertown are cared for by the Hellertown Police Department in kennels near the grist mill on Walnut Street.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The Hellertown Borough Authority has announced that approximately 155 of its customers on Northampton Street and First Avenue will be provided with temporary water service while the project is underway.
A water line cleaning project recently awarded to Metra Industries Inc. by the Hellertown Borough Authority will affect approximately 155 of the authority's customers on First Avenue and Northampton Street beginning Oct. 17, Administrator Glenn Higbie announced in a statement issued Monday. The project, which may take 6 to 8 weeks to complete, is intended to help prevent further decay of existing water lines, improve water quality and increase water flow when demand is at its peak. According to Higbie, the customers affected by the work will be provided with temporary water service via above-ground lines while the existing water lines are turned off. "The contractor will be installing temporary above-ground lines generally located along …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Hellertown Borough Council was told Oct. 3 that the vacant school building's date with a wrecking ball is moving closer.
After numerous delays, the demolition of the vacant Reinhard School building on Northampton Street in Hellertown could begin Nov. 1, Borough Engineer Bryan Smith told members of Borough Council at their Oct. 3 meeting. The demolition had originally been forecast to occur in early summer. Parts of the historic school--which has been vacant for about five years--are contaminated with asbestos, which will necessitate a careful dismantling of the structure. Smith said that residents of the neighborhood that surrounds Reinhard will be notified of the demolition's start date in advance. Parking in the area will be restricted and sidewalks will be closed during the demolition, which is expected to take approximately four weeks, he added. Council …