HellertownMotor Vehicle Accident - On Aug. 23, at approximately 6:22 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Penn and Main streets. According to police, a vehicle operated by Kevin Huntley, 32, 232 Yankee Rd., Quakertown, was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Main and Penn when Jamie Burton, 34, 437 Race St., Catasauqua, failed to stop behind him. As a result, Huntley's vehicle was rear-ended, police said. Burton was issued a citation for careless driving, authorities added.
Lower Saucon Township
Between Aug. 16 at 10 p.m. and Aug. 17 at 3 a.m. police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Applebutter Road in Lower Saucon Township. Officers from the township, Hellertown and Freemansburg participated in the enforcement effort. According to Lower Saucon police, 35 vehicles were checked over the five hour period. Two DUI-related arrests were made, one Act 64 arrest was made, and three citations were issued, police said. DAI- On Aug. 16, at approximately 11:50 p.m., police stopped Kimberly A. Florey, 46, 4303 Lower Saucon Rd., Apt. A, Hellertown, during a sobriety checkpoint on Applebutter Road. According to police, Florey had the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath and failed field sobriety tests and a breathalyzer test. Florey was taken into custody and transported to the Easton DUI center, police said. A subsequent blood test revealed Florey's blood alcohol concentration to be.17 percent following her arrest, police added. Florey has been charged with DAI, highest rate. DUI - On Aug. 20, at approximately 2:08 a.m., police stopped Melissa Jasinski, 140 Cherry Rd., Quakertown, for traveling 53 m.p.h. in a posted 40 m.p.h. zone on Rt. 378. According to police, upon speaking with Jasinski, an officer detected the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. Jasinski failed all field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI, police said. A blood alcohol test subsequently indicated that Jasinski's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was.14 percent following her arrest, police added.
Sobriety Checkpoint - Between Aug. 22 at 10 p.m. and Aug. 23 at 3 a.m. police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Pembroke Road in Freemansburg. This checkpoint was a joint effort involving police officers from Freemansburg and Lower Saucon Township. According to Lower Saucon police, 260 vehicles were checked during the five hour period. Four DUI-related arrests were made, four Act 64 arrests were made, one arrest for aggravated assault on a police officer was made, two arrests for driving with a suspended license were made, and five traffic citations were issued, police said.
DUI - On Aug. 22, at approximately 12:56 a.m., police stopped Mary anne Keating, 46, 5429 Doris D r., Allentown, for traveling 67.7 m.p.h. in a 40 m.p.h. zone on Rt. 378. Police say it was subsequently determined that Keating was under the influence of alcohol. According to a blood test, Keating's blood alcohol concentration was.11 percent following her arrest, police said. Keating has been charged with DUI.
Township Ordinance Violation - On Aug. 27, at approximately 1 p.m., police cited Kevin Monaghan, of Schnecksville, for burning items in violation of a Lower Saucon Township ordinance at The Meadows, 1770 Meadows Rd. A citation will be mailed to Monaghan, police said.
Disorderly Conduct - On Aug. 27, at approximately 7:32 p.m., police cited Scott Mahoney, 41, 1971 Mildred Ln., Bethlehem, for disorderly conduct and driving while license is suspended. According to police, Mahoney was cited for allegedly making an obscene gesture with his middle finger and then driving away. Police said the victims in the incident were: Lee Werkheiser and Cheryl Evans, both of 1349 Stonesthrow Rd., Bethlehem. Mahoney's license is suspended and a traffic citation was issued to him for that, police added. Reckless Driving - On Aug. 28, at approximately 2 p.m., police say they received a report of a vehicle being operated recklessly on Rt. 378. According to police, the vehicle, operated by Glenn Grafton, 109 Coffler Ct., Telford, was traveling at a high rate of speed and passing vehicles on the wrong side of the roadway near the Saucon Square shopping center. Police subsequently stopped Grafton, and after speaking with him issued him a citation for reckless driving.
Illegal Dumping - On Aug. 28, at approximately 6:30 p.m., police cited Nezameddin Alyassin, 1660 Kevin Dr., Bethlehem, and Sarvenaz Yaghmaee, 1660 Kevin Dr., Bethlehem, for scattering rubbish. According to police, Alyassin and Yaghmaee dumped household waste at the rear of Super Fresh, at the Saucon Square shopping center on Rt. 378.
Underage Drinking, Furnishing Alcohol to Minors- On Aug. 29, at approximately 11:24 p.m., police were dispatched after receiving a report of a loud party near Frederick Street and Rt. 378. Upon arriving at the scene of the party, police say Lauren N. Dax, 20, 194 N. Broad St., Nazareth, attempted to hide, but was observed putting down a beer can as she hid in bushes. Dax was subsequently issued a citation for underage drinking. Jonathan Dolgos, 23, 3886 Rt. 378, Bethlehem, will receive a summons for "furnishing alcohol to minors," police added. Disorderly Conduct - On Aug. 30, at approximately 8:58 p.m., police stopped Michael Anthony Koch, 45, 424 E. Laurel St., Bethlehem, for operating a vehicle with faulty equipment on Applebutter Road. According to police, cocaine residue was subsequently found in Koch's vehicle. Koch was charged with disorderly conduct, police said. Public Drunkenness - On Aug. 31, at approximately 2:17 a.m., police say James Comstock, Jr., 34, 1041 Ferry St., Easton, was found at 1284 Seidersville Rd. in an intoxicated state. According to police, Comstock had been visiting friends in the general area and began wandering around the area after imbibing a large quantity of alcohol beverages. Comstock was taken to St. Luke's Hospital for further care, police said. A citation for public drunkenness was issued to Comstock, police added. Criminal Mischief, Theft - On Sept. 1, at approximately 7:52 p.m., police responded to a reported theft at 3709 Hickory Hill Rd. According to police, the victim, Carl Kreider, reported that between Aug. 31 after 1 a.m. and Sept. 1 before 8 a.m. someone smashed a window on a 2000 Lincoln and stole a cup of change containing less than five dollars from the vehicle. Damage to the window was estimated at approximately $225. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department.
Upper Saucon Township
DUI - On Aug. 30 police arrested Geoffrey A. Baker, 21, 3115 Trolley Bridge Cr., Quakertown, for DUI. According to police, Baker was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on Rt. 309 at Camp Meeting Road at 12:39 a.m. Baker was processed at the Lehigh County Central Booking Center, police said. DUI- On Aug. 30 police arrested Jason A. Adamas, 37, 4189 Fairmount St., Coopersburg, for DUI. According to police, Adamas was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on W. Saucon Valley Road at 7 p.m. Adamas was processed at the Lehigh County Central Booking Center, police said. Harassment - On Aug. 31 police cited Eric P. Hewitt, 27, 310 Canal Pk., Easton, for harassment. According to police, Hewitt was cited following an incident at Melt restaurant, The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, at 12:55 a.m.
Harassment - On Sept. 1 police cited Sean W. Mich, 39, 901 Lincoln St., Freemansburg, for harassment. According to police, Mich was cited after he sent harassing text messages to his victim beginning on Aug. 25, 2008.