HellertownRetail Theft - On Aug. 7, at approximately 4:55 p.m., police took a report of a gasoline "drive-off" theft from the Lukoil gas station, 701 Main St. According to police, a white female dispensed 5.13 gallons of fuel valued at $20.02 into a silver vehicle and then left Lukoil without paying. After further investigation, police identified the woman as Lisa M. Meister, 27, 4476 Farm View Ct., Bethlehem. A citation for retail theft has been filed against Meister, police said.
Domestic Assault - On Aug. 12, at approximately 9:45 a.m., police responded to 516 Main St. to take a report of an assault. According to police, upon arrival at the scene, it was alleged that William Ehrie, 58, 516 Main St., Hellertown, had assaulted his daughter, Bobbi Siegfried, 33, 516 Main St., Hellertown. According to police, it was alleged that Ehrie had punched and kicked Siegfried at approximately 8:45 a.m. that morning. Ehrie fled the scene before officers arrived, police said. A summons is to be sent to Ehrie via mail. Motor Vehicle Accident - On Aug. 12, at approximately 7:24 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident at Easton Road and Main Street. According to police, a 17 year-old male juvenile lost control of his 1989 Ford and struck a parked car on Easton Road. No injuries were reported as a result of the accident, and neither vehicle was towed. A citation for careless driving will be filed against the juvenile, police said. Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - On Aug. 12, at approximately 11:01 p.m., police stopped Winston Richards, 40, 1868 Prospect Ave., Brooklyn, NY, and Harold Edwards, 49, 1729 Pitkin Ave., Brooklyn, NY, in the 700 block of Main Street for a traffic violation. According to police, upon further investigation, a small amount of marijuana was found, along with drug paraphernalia, and Richards and Edwards were taken into custody to be transported to the central booking center. Both Richards and Edwards were processed and arraigned at the center and committed to Northampton County Prison.
Lower Saucon Township
Motor Vehicle Accident, DUI (drug-related) - On June 17, at approximately 11:34 a.m., police responded to an accident on Skibo Road. According to police, upon arrival, they found that Michael Eisenberger, formerly of 259 Main St., Hellertown, had rear-ended a "cube van, with heavy damage to (Eisenberger's) vehicle." According to police, Eisenberger, who has since moved to 1618 New Point Rd., Englewood, FL, stated at the time that he had been sent home from work because he kept falling asleep. "It was obvious (the) defendant was under the influence of something, but no odor of alcohol (was) detected," police said. Eisenberger failed field sobriety tests administered at the time of the incident and provided police with a list of the medications he was taking. Police have since charged him with driving under the influence of a combination of drugs which impaired his ability to drive safely.
DUI - On July 23, at approximately 3:32 a.m., police say they observed Marc Bradford Waldman, 2204 Silver Creek Rd., Hellertown, unable to keep his vehicle in a single lane of travel while he was on Rt. 412. Police made contact with Waldman when he pulled into the Creekside Marketplace shopping center parking lot and say they detected on a strong odor of alcohol at that time. Waldman failed all field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI, police said. Waldman's blood alcohol concentration was subsequently found to be.36 percent, police added.
DUI - On July 26, at approximately 6:52 p.m., police say that while investigating a disturbance at 1383 Clearfield Ave., they observed a white Subaru Legacy with Pennsylvania license plate G2A1599 leave the scene at a high rate of speed. A traffic stop was subsequently initiated in conjunction with the disturbance investigation, and police say they observed the driver of the Legacy, Robert Donnelly, 56, 3759 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, to have "glassy, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, anda noticeable odor of an alcoholic beverage." Donnelly refused a Breathalyzer test and field sobriety tests, police said. Donnelly was then taken to the DUI center for processing.
DUI - On Aug. 2, at approximately 2:56 a.m., police stopped Chad Timothy Erie, 34, 1963 Sunset Dr., Whitehall, for allegedly speeding on Rt. 378. Police subsequently arrested Erie, who was taken to the DUI center for processing, for DUI. According to police, Erie was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of.13 percent following the incident. DUI- On Aug. 3, at approximately 1:33 a.m., police stopped Jason Edward Bilby, 32, 2230 B Mixsell Ave., Bethlehem, for failure to use a turn signal and driving at an unsafe speed on Mixsell Avenue. Bilby, who was later determined to have a blood alcohol concentration of.13 percent, was subsequently charged with DUI, police said. Motor Vehicle Accident, DUI - On Aug. 5, at approximately 6:36 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Bingen Road at Old Mill Road. According to police, Melissa Regalis, 28, 3219 Apples Church Rd., Bethlehem, was driving on Bingen Road when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree. Regalis was subsequently determined by authorities to be under the influence of alcohol, and was taken to the DUI center for processing. Regalis was determined to have a blood alcohol concentration of.23 percent following the incident, police said.
DAI - On Aug. 8, at approximately 2:54 a.m., police stopped Rachel Keblitis, 28, 4358 Freemansburg Ave., Bethlehem, for turning left onto Mountain Drive from Rt. 378, when numerous signs prohibit left turns. Police subsequently arrested Keblitis for DAI. According to police, Keblitis' blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was found to be.08 percent. Charges have been filed against Keblitis by mail, police said.
Theft - According to police, between Aug. 8 and Aug. 9 a 15 m.p.h. sign was stolen from the intersection of Marick Circle and Hilltop Road in Lower Saucon Township. Police reported the theft on Aug. 12. Anyone with information regarding the missing sign is asked to contact the Lower Saucon Police Department. Corruption of a Minor, Furnishing Alcohol to Minors, Underage Drinking - On Aug. 10, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police responded to a report of an underage drinking party on the old railroad tracks behind The Meadows, near Meadows Road. Officers say they subsequently found nine individuals sitting around a bonfire, drinking alcohol. Police charged Matthew Munsey, 24, 2507 Alpine Dr., Hellertown, with five counts of furnishing alcohol to minors and one count of corruption of a 17 year-old female. Munsey was arraigned before Dist. Justice Diane Repyneck and released on $2,500 unse-cured bail, police said. Gary Salasky, 20, 1504 Main St., Hellertown; Apostoli Mouras, 18, 9 W. Water St., Hellertown; Matthew Schwenk, 18, 2258 Springtown Hill Rd., Hellertown; Amanda Edwards, 20, 1225 Main St., Hellertown; and a 17 year-old female juvenile from Lower Saucon Township were all issued non-traffic citations for underage drinking, police added. Fleeing and Eluding Police - On Aug. 13, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police say they observed Brian Michael Hamedl, 24, 3355 Darien Rd., Bethlehem, driving his 2008 Yamaha R6 motorcycle in excess of the 40 m.p.h. speed limit on Mountain Drive. Police say they attempted to stop him on Mountain Drive at Upper Sayre Park, but that he then led them through South Bethlehem, as he headed east on E. Fourth Street to Shimersville Road. Hamedl was eventually taken into custody and was arraigned before District Justice Diane Repyneck. He was charged with fleeing and eluding police, a felony three charge, and numerous traffic violations. Bail for Hamedl was set at 10 percent of $2,500.
Underage Drinking - On Aug. 16, at approximately 1:03 a.m., police cited Frank Crivellaro, 20, 1690 Morgan Hill Rd., Easton, and Nicolas Taylor, 20, 1804 Ferry St., Easton, for underage drinking. According to police, Crivellaro and Taylor were both passengers in a vehicle that was stopped by police. Both were found to be intoxicated at the time of the stop, police said.
Harassment, Disorderly Conduct - On the evening of Aug. 18 police responded to several reports of loud music and a woman screaming at 1411 Frederick Street, Bethlehem. According to police, officers observed loud music at the address. Lisa Salguedo, 36, 1411 Frederick St., Bethlehem, refused to answer the door or a phone and continued to play her music when police left, police said. Charges of harassment and disorderly conduct are to be filed via District Justice Diane Repyneck's office.
Theft - According to police a table umbrella was reported stolen from the rear yard of Nancy Roberts, 2443 Wassergass Rd., on Aug. 19. The theft reportedly occurred on Aug. 19 sometime between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The umbrella is valued at $600, police said.
Upper Saucon Township
Theft, Receiving Stolen Property - On Aug. 9 police arrested Kevin McGowan, 52, 723 N. Sixth St., Allentown, for theft and receiving stolen property. According to police, McGowan was charged following two incidents involving corn and cash stolen from a roadside stand on Passer Road. Disorderly Conduct - On Aug. 13 police cited Paul Fabre, 23, 105 W. Fourth St., Third Floor, Bethlehem, for disorderly conduct. According to police, Fabre was cited after police stopped him in a vehicle on Rt. 378 north at Center Valley Parkway at 1:02 a.m. At the time, drug paraphernalia was observed in clear view inside Fabre's vehicle, police said.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, DUI - On Aug. 13 police arrested Andrew Dougan, 19, 99 Wilderland Rd. 9, Tamiment, for possession of drug paraphernalia and DUI. According to police, Dougan was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on W. Saucon Valley Road at 6:34 a.m. Dougan was processed at Lehigh County Central Booking Center, police said. Confinement of Dogs - On Aug. 14 police cited Gabriel Ventresca, Jr., 38, 4738 Old Bethlehem Pike, Bethlehem, for a dog law violation. According to police, Ventresca was cited for Confinement of Dogs after his dog was found on Saucon Creek Road.
DUI, Public Drunkenness - On Aug. 17 police arrested Micah Bartholomew, 22, 3810 Hampton Rd., Coopersburg, for DUI and public drunkenness. According to police Bartholomew was arrested following a motor vehicle accident on N. Main Street north of Passer Road at 1:10 a.m. Bartholomew was processed at Lehigh County Central Booking Center, police said.
Public Drunkenness - On Aug. 18 police cited Justin Bellis, 27, 225 S. 49th St., Philadelphia, for public drunkenness. According to police, Bellis was cited after he was observed stumbling on the roadway at Blue Church and Liberty roads at 1:48 a.m.