Thursday, March 21, 2013
Hellertown Police say Ronald Lester Trapp, of the 200 block of Main Street, was involved in a domestic assault.
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Thursday, March 21
A Hellertown man has been charged with simple assault, harassment and terroristic threats after borough police say he was involved in a domestic assault. Police said in a news release that officers responded to the home of Ronald Lester Trapp in the 200 block of Main Street at 2:46 p.m. on March 8. Officers responded to a "domestic dispute in progress" and arrested Trapp following an investigation, police said.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Nicholas William Binczak, 18, of Lower Saucon Township, was charged with terroristic threats, stalking, harassment and criminal conspiracy after he allegedly threatened to break a Hellertown man's neck.
For a Hellertown man, his call to police about two men threatening him came in the nick of time, for it allowed an officer to hear one of the suspects say he was going to “break the victim’s (expletive) neck,” court records say. Not long after that, police stopped a 1993 Volvo and arrested Nicholas William Binczak, 18, and Christopher Michael Skelly, 19, both of Lower Saucon Township. When police arrived at the victim’s home in the 1300 block of Whitaker Street around 10am Thursday, they heard Binczak tell the victim by phone that he was almost at his house with "his boys," the records say. Borough Patrolman John Donato wrote in a criminal complaint that the Volvo was northbound on Whitaker, headed toward the victim’s house. When it came …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
According to court records, Russell Luke Dimmick, 30, of 502 Henry St., allegedly brandished a hunting knife while he chased a woman and her boyfriend in his home.
A Hellertown man threatened to kill a woman and her boyfriend as he brandished a 4-inch, single-edge hunting knife, and at one point chased the boyfriend around a home’s basement with the knife, court records say. The records do not specify the relationship between the suspect, Russell Luke Dimmick, 30, and the woman, identified as Kristy Dimmick. But Northampton County property records say the home involved, at 502 Henry St. in the borough, is owned by Luke and Kristy Dimmick. And a criminal complaint in the case lists Russell Dimmick’s address as 502 Henry St. Hellertown Police Patrolman Tim Piotrowski, who filed the criminal complaint, said he arrived at the Henry Street home shortly before 6pm Sunday--almost three hours after the …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Lower Saucon Township Police say Lismary Moore, 33, of Bethlehem, threatened to kill a township woman during a preliminary hearing at Magisterial District Judge David Tidd's office Nov. 14.
A Bethlehem woman was charged with making terroristic threats following an alleged courtroom incident, Lower Saucon Township Police announced Tuesday. In a press release, police said Lismary Moore, 33, of the 300 block of Laury Street, was attending a preliminary hearing for her brother at District Judge David Tidd's office Nov. 14 when she allegedly threatened to kill Carlyne Wilson of Lower Saucon Township. Police described Wilson as Moore's "brother's victims' aunt" and said she was at the court to attend the preliminary hearing. When Moore made her alleged threat, police said it was overheard by a township police officer and Wilson. "Due to the severity of the threat, a warrant was issued for Moore," they added. Police said Moore …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Jeffrey Jay Feathers, 51, was allegedly intoxicated when, according to court records, he crashed into another car on Cherry Lane at the Hellertown-Bethlehem border late last year. Feathers is also accused of fleeing the scene and other offenses.
Three days before Christmas, Hellertown police reportedly had a hard time handling a man suspected in a hit-and-run crash. They took Jeffrey Jay Feathers, 51, of the 1700 block of South Idaho Street, Allentown, into custody on a back porch in the 1300 block of Main Street after he was seen hiding in bushes outside the nearby CVS, according to court records. When they asked him to get into a patrol car, Feathers allegedly became combative. Feathers threatened to "assault and kill" borough police officers John Donato and Michael Scicutella, according to the court records, which also state that he kicked at the officers, kicked at the patrol car door to stop it from closing, and repeatedly attempted to break the Plexiglas in-car barrier by …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Jeremy Earl Niemeier, 30, allegedly threatened Hellertown Patrolman John Donato after Donato pulled him over for having a faulty registration plate light on Main Street Feb. 2.
A driver pulled over by police Thursday night on Main Street in Hellertown for having a faulty registration plate light ended up verbally threatening an officer, according to court records. ”I’m going to ---- you up” and “Wait until you’re not hiding behind that badge, I’m going to ---- you up,” Jeremy Earl Niemeier told Hellertown Patrolman John Donato after Donato took him into custody for another vehicle offense--failing to install an ignition interlock required by Niemeier’s driver’s license, the records say. In fact, Donato later found the ignition interlock unit--required for drivers with two or more DUI offenses--in the trunk of Niemeier’s car, a 1999 silver Dodge Stratus. According to a September 2011 state Department of …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Eric D. Beitz, 27, was arraigned on institutional vandalism and other charges Tuesday, as a result of alleged incidents at Beer Mussels Bar & Grille and the Hellertown Police Department Dec. 21.
A Hellertown man described by police as "visibly under the influence of alcohol" is accused of loud and violent behavior one night last week that allegedly included threatening to kill a police officer and destroying property at the police station. According to court records, the actions of Eric D. Beitz, 27, started at around 9:30pm Dec. 21, both inside and outside Beer Mussels Bar & Grille, 1214 Main St. Beitz allegedly harassed, cursed at and tried to pick fights with patrons. Records indicate that Beitz's destructive behavior continued at the borough police station, where he allegedly smashed an interview room microphone on the floor and broke a wooden bench bolted down in a holding cell, throwing it into the cell wall. When he …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Lower Saucon Township police have announced charges against two 16-year-olds who were allegedly involved in making a threat via Facebook.
In a press release issued late Wednesday, Lower Saucon Township police announced the filing of charges against two juveniles allegedly involved in using the popular social media site Facebook to make a threat. Police said both juveniles charged are 16 years old and identified one of the two as male. Police did not specify the gender of the other juvenile charged. In the press release, police said the male juvenile is charged with disorderly conduct, and that the other juvenile has been charged with disorderly conduct and terroristic threats. Police did not specify who was threatened, but listed the location of the alleged incident as 2100 Polk Valley Road, which is the address of Saucon Valley High School. The date of the alleged incident …
Friday, November 25, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Lower Saucon Township Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
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Friday, November 25, 2011
Juvenile Accused of Making Terroristic Threats On Nov. 9 police say they responded to a residence in the 2200 block of Riverside Drive, where a juvenile allegedly threatened a resident of the home. According to police, the threats "put substantial fear in the mind of (the) victim, to where she believed her life was at risk." Police did not provide any information about what provoked the alleged incident. Juveniles Accused of Stealing Bicycle from School On Nov. 12 police say they arrested two 16-year-old male juveniles after they were found to be in possession of a Haro SSP BMX bicycle valued at $280.90 that was stolen from Saucon Valley High School on Nov. 10. Police said the juveniles were Saucon Valley students and were apprehended at …
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Lower Saucon Township police say four men from the Phillipsburg, N.J. area used paintball guns and carbon dioxide pistols to shoot at signs, vehicles and buildings in the Lower Saucon Road area.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Some residents of the Lower Saucon Road area of Lower Saucon Township were recently targeted by four Phillipsburg, N.J. area men who allegedly went on a mission of mayhem armed with paintball guns, carbon dioxide pistols and a machete with a 14-inch blade. According to Lower Saucon Township police, Zachary Dalrymple, of 952 High St., Phillipsburg; Dylan Graner, of 46 Miller St., Phillipsburg; Kevin Gulick, of 389 Warren St., Phillipbsurg; and Dillon O'Connor, of 389 Sigsbee Ave., Alpha, admitted to "driving around shooting signs, vehicles and buildings" on the evening of May 1. Police said they responded to the Lower Saucon Road area after receiving a report from a caller who said four individuals in a truck had shot at a flagpole, and …