Kutztown University PoliceJune 10 at 12:31 a.m.: alcohol violation at Johnson Hall. Under investigation.
Kutztown Borough Police
June 16: Police are investigating a report of graffiti vandalism to Multicell Packaging, Inc., 240 Broad St.
June 17: Police are investigating a report of graffiti vandalism to a building located in the 00 block of Apple Alley, to Kutztown Woodworking, 58 Willow St., and to Lantek, 40 Willow St.
June 19: Police are investigating a report of graffiti vandalism to a building owned by Verizon in the 00 block of Herring Alley.
Police are investigating the report of a broken window due to vandalism at Multicell Packaging, Inc., 240 Broad St.
Police are investigating a report of graffiti vandalism to a building owned by St. John's United Church of Christ, 240 W. Walnut St.
Berks-Lehigh Regional Police Between June 16 to 22, police responded to 209 assignments, 30 assists, 11 accidents, five animal cases, one parking citation, 27 alarms, 21 EMS calls, two fire calls, zero doors or windows open and 29 traffic citations.
June 16: an adult male, age 18, was arrested for unauthorized use of vehicle and criminal mischief.
June 16: criminal mischief to residence reported on Smith Street in Topton.
June 17: harassment report on Quarry Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 17: theft from business reported on Mill Creek Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 17: illegal dumping reported on Kutztown Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 17: harassment reported on Kutztown Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 17: domestic disturbance reported on Main Street in Topton.
June 18: theft from business reported on Noble Street in Maxatawny Township.
June 18: theft from vehicle reported on Chestnut Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 18: theft from vehicle reported on Barclay Street in Topton.
June19: a juvenile female was arrested for disorderly conduct.
June 19: drug abuse reported on Smith Street in Topton.
June 20: domestic disturbance reported on Eagle Point Road in Maxatawny Township.
June 22: disordery conduct reported on Home Avenue in Topton.
June 22: domestic disturbance reported on Smith Street in Topton.
June 22: an adult male, age 27, was arrested for dog laws.
May Buckle-Up PA Statistics
According to the "Buckle Up PA" is a project funded through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to raise seat belt usage in the state through increased enforcement, public awareness and education. The partnership consists of police departments the State Police, Penn DOT, the U.S. Department of Transportation and community groups and organizations. The Berks-Lehigh Regional Police Department's May results include:
May 14: Kutztown By Pass in Maxatawny Township, 29 speeding citations, one inspection citation and one seatbelt citation.
May 15: Weis Street in Topton Borough, 13 speeding citations, one seatbelt citation, one stud tire citation and one width of vehicle citation.
May 19: Rt. 1010 and Pine Street in Lyon Station, four speeding citations, one obedience to traffic control signal.
May 22: Long Lane Road in Maxatawny Township, 43 speeding citations, one inspection citation, two seat-belt citations.
May 28: Eagle Point Road in Maxatawny Township, 38 speeding citations, one seat-belt citation, one vehicle required to be registered, and one driver required to be licensed.
June 3 to 5: Officer Cory Reader of the Berks-Lehigh Regional Police Department Traffic Unit participated in the 72-hour national road check. This is a national truck inspection program sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Administration. During the three day period, Reader inspected 19 commercial motor vehicles. Six of the vehicles were placed out-of-service for safety violations, and two drivers were placed out-of-service for log book violations.
Fleetwood Borough and Richmond Township Police
June 15 to 21, police responded to 96 service calls, 19 traffic and parking citations, four accidents and six alarms.
June 16: an 18-year-old male was assaulted by three other males at North Franklin Street and Washington Street. The victim refused to file charges against the three suspects who he knew.
June 17: theft of a road sign "Mowing Ahead" taken from Richmond Township. The sign was later recovered.
June 20: a 29-year-old male was arrested for driving under the influence after a traffic stop at Route 662 and Schciry Road.
June 20: a 21-year-old female was arrested for driving under the influence after an accident on Route 662.
June 21: police are investigating a recovered stolen boat motor from Maidencreek Marina Motor, stolen from Maxatawny Township a couple weeks ago.
Pennsylvania State Police
Theft in Greenwich Township
On June 10 at 11 a.m., an 18-year-old female and a 17-year-old male stole three beach towels and two shirts from a railing worth $30 at a residence on Douglas Road in Greenwich Township. Investigation continues.
On May 29 at 14:30, Steven Engle, 22, of Kutztown, allegedly intentionally backed a 1986 Ford F-150 pickup into the side of a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier owned by Jeremiah Koch, 19, of Lenhartsville, while Koch's vehicle was legally parked in front of Koch's residence. Damage to the Cavalier is estimated at $1,175. Engle also allegedly threatened Koch. Engle is charged with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, harassment and driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked.
Collision causes minor injuries
On June 16 at 21:17 hours, Brittney Light, 21, of Kutztown, was driving southbound on SRO143 in Windsor Twp. when she failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway. Her vehicle then climbed partially up an embankment on the right side of the roadway, then tipped onto the driver's side coming to rest on the roadway. Light was transported to St. Joseph's Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. She will be cited for driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.
On June 6 at 22:30 hours, actor(s) in a pickup truck were involved with spinning their tires on the parking lot of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road in Kutztown, causing unreasonable noise. Any one with information can contact the State Police in Hamburg at 610-562-6885, ext. 3. Refer to L04-1027263.
On June 11 at 6:51 a.m., Todd Koch, 33, of Reading, was driving on Route 737 south of Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township. While attempting to negotiate a left downhill curve, he lost control of his vehicle. Koch's vehicle exited the west shoulder of Route 737 traveling about 75 feet before striking a Met Ed Utility Police with its front end. Koch was charged with several summary violations of the Pa. Vehicle Code. Kutztown Fire Company assisted at the scene. There were no injuries.