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The Brown and White
Reluctant witnesses spur hearing before county judge in shooting casewere you doing when you got shot?" Burd asked. "I don't remember," the teen sa
Reluctant witnesses spur hearing before county judge in shooting case
The Brown and White / Posted 5 hours ago
were you doing when you got shot?" Burd asked. "I don't remember," the teen said. The shooting victim initially told Allentown police he did not know who shot him, and previously only identified Lopez-Rivera as one of the two boys present at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say Wawa employee helped himself to registerhearing which is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 30. Devine also arraigned Brus
Police say Wawa employee helped himself to register
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
hearing which is tentatively scheduled for Aug. 30. Devine also arraigned Brus on unrelated drug charges filed by the Allentown Police Department. He was arrested on June 9 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Alert neighborhood leads to Allentown drug arrestAn alert neighborhood led Allentown police to an early-morning drug arrest at a
Alert neighborhood leads to Allentown drug arrest
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
An alert neighborhood led Allentown police to an early-morning drug arrest at a Greenleaf Street home. Shawqune E. Gibson faces a single felony count of possession with intent to distribute and misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown School District hopes to make attendance a community initiativetogether for the betterment of the community," Cooper said. "I think that is th
Allentown School District hopes to make attendance a community initiative
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
together for the betterment of the community," Cooper said. "I think that is the key." Partners in support include the Allentown Police Department and United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. Monday, dozens of volunteers canvassed... Read more
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The Morning Call
Drunk man pulls hammer, knife during parking lot dispute in Allentown, police sayand public drunkenness. He was arraigned by District Judge Donna Butler and sen
Drunk man pulls hammer, knife during parking lot dispute in Allentown, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
and public drunkenness. He was arraigned by District Judge Donna Butler and sent to Lehigh County Jail under $50,000 bail. Allentown police were dispatched at 4:40 p.m. Saturday to the Mountain Lane apartment complex, 2540 Mountain Lane, on a... Read more
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The Express-Times
Judgment day for cross-carrying man who recorded custody meetingaround in an attempt to spread the word of Jesus Christ as part of his Jesus is
Judgment day for cross-carrying man who recorded custody meeting
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
around in an attempt to spread the word of Jesus Christ as part of his Jesus is God's Ministry. Cline was arrested by Allentown police in March, and brought to county jail on St. Patrick's Day. The following week, Cline was found guilty of... Read more
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The Morning Call
With help from businesses, new program aims to cut absenteeism in Allentown schoolsdistrict, students hail from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. "As police c
With help from businesses, new program aims to cut absenteeism in Allentown schools
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
district, students hail from 51 countries and speak 26 languages. "As police chief, I've made youth our priority," said Allentown Police Chief Keith Morris. "I'm excited to support the Challenge 5 Initiative; the return investment is one we all... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man allegedly pulls out hammer, knife after being cut offApartments in Allentown. District Judge Donna Butler arraigned the 29-year-old
Man allegedly pulls out hammer, knife after being cut off
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Apartments in Allentown. District Judge Donna Butler arraigned the 29-year-old Saturday night, setting bail at $50,000. Allentown police were called to the apartment complex at 2540 Mountain Lane about 4:40 p.m. to investigate a disturbance.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Kmart clerk took cash from store register, police sayCross, 49, of the 500 block of Skyline Drive, stole $100 from the register abou
Allentown Kmart clerk took cash from store register, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Cross, 49, of the 500 block of Skyline Drive, stole $100 from the register about 2:45 p.m. at the 1502 S. Fourth St. store, Allentown police said. The Kmart loss-prevention officer got the money back from Cross but that was not the end of the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Mom facing trial for allegedly leaving kids to shoot heroinCynthia Zera, 27, was arrested May 28 after Allentown police saw two of her thr
Mom facing trial for allegedly leaving kids to shoot heroin
The Express-Times / Posted 5 days ago
Cynthia Zera, 27, was arrested May 28 after Allentown police saw two of her three children standing alone outside a Sunoco bathroom. An officer knocked on the door and told the mother to come out; Zera came out holding two black bags and appeared to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Fake Pringles, Kool-Aid containers lead to real chargesfor the 26-year-old Estevez at $25,000 and at $25,000 with a 10 percent cash op
Fake Pringles, Kool-Aid containers lead to real charges
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
for the 26-year-old Estevez at $25,000 and at $25,000 with a 10 percent cash option for the 23-year-old Rodriguez. The Allentown Police Department’s vice unit served a search warrant on Estevez and Rodriguez’s apartment in the 100 block of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
APD town hall keeps it real on raceThe Allentown Police Department sought a frank conversation Thursday night. Th
APD town hall keeps it real on race
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
The Allentown Police Department sought a frank conversation Thursday night. The department held a town hall meeting at Sheridan Elementary School in an effort to "build positive relationships and effective practices utilizing the voice of our... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown PD and community leaders discuss relationsto break barriers and improve police/community relations. "Nationwide, there a
Allentown PD and community leaders discuss relations
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
to break barriers and improve police/community relations. "Nationwide, there are tensions across the country," said Allentown Police Chief Keith Morris. "I'm concerned about healing the divide," said Eugene McDuffie, an Allentown... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown woman sinks her teeth into arrestof Green Street, now faces aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment ch
Allentown woman sinks her teeth into arrest
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
of Green Street, now faces aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment charges for leaving her bloody mark on an Allentown police officer. Police arrested the 44-year-old Tuesday night for public drunkenness, according to court records.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man arrested for allegedly stalking crime victimfor allegedly showing up drunk early Thursday morning outside the apartment of
Man arrested for allegedly stalking crime victim
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
for allegedly showing up drunk early Thursday morning outside the apartment of the victim in a separate case against him. Allentown police charged Luis A. Avila-Rosario, of the 500 block of Plum Street, with stalking, loitering, disorderly conduct... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Teen charged in 2 gunpoint robberies days apartWednesday afternoon after he jumped out of his car in the middle of the street,
Teen charged in 2 gunpoint robberies days apart
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Wednesday afternoon after he jumped out of his car in the middle of the street, leaving behind a loaded 9mm handgun. Allentown police responded to an armed robbery at the Chez Elle Di Belleza hair salon in the first block of South Jefferson... Read more
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The Morning Call
Teen charged in Allentown salon robberies6 and Aug. 11 robberies, according to court records. He was arrested Wednesday
Teen charged in Allentown salon robberies
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
6 and Aug. 11 robberies, according to court records. He was arrested Wednesday and admitted to the crimes, records show. Allentown police say the first robbery happened at 5:53 p.m. on Aug. 6 at Chez Elle Di Belleza, a hair salon at 45 S.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Proposed lost/stolen gun law tabled indefinitely by Allentown Councilarguing that the state Legislature has the sole authority to enact gun-control
Proposed lost/stolen gun law tabled indefinitely by Allentown Council
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
arguing that the state Legislature has the sole authority to enact gun-control legislation. At the time, Martin ordered Allentown Police officers not to enforce the law, and threatened to charge any who did with obstruction of justice. Martin... Read more
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The Brown and White
Man burglarizes apartment where battered girlfriend was staying, cops sayA man broke into the apartment where his girlfriend was staying after he attack
Man burglarizes apartment where battered girlfriend was staying, cops say
The Brown and White / Posted 7 days ago
A man broke into the apartment where his girlfriend was staying after he attacked her, according to Allentown police. Officers were called a little after midnight Tuesday and found Steven Notter in the apartment on South Fountain Street in... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man tries to outrun police on his bikethat an Allentown man trying to break into vehicles early Wednesday morning the
Allentown man tries to outrun police on his bike
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
that an Allentown man trying to break into vehicles early Wednesday morning then tried to outrun officers on his bicycle. Allentown police charged Wilfredo Rivera, of the 200 block of North Franklin Street, with resisting arrest, loitering and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman charged with biting Allentown officer during arrestbit an Allentown officer, according to court records. The officer suffered a b
Woman charged with biting Allentown officer during arrest
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
bit an Allentown officer, according to court records. The officer suffered a bloody bite mark in the 6:03 p.m. assault in Allentown police headquarters and Claribel Rodriguez-Melendez, of Allentown, was charged with aggravated assault, simple... Read more
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The Morning Call
Accused drunk driver apologizes for making ISIS threats to officerthe 1:38 a.m. stop at Main and Chestnut streets, records show. She was booked a
Accused drunk driver apologizes for making ISIS threats to officer
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
the 1:38 a.m. stop at Main and Chestnut streets, records show. She was booked at Lehigh County Jail and made threats to an Allentown police officer working there, telling him, "I am going to send ISIS to kill all you pigs," records show. At the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Youth Police Academy begins in AllentownNearly 25 middle school students began training Monday with the Allentown Polic
Youth Police Academy begins in Allentown
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Nearly 25 middle school students began training Monday with the Allentown Police Department. The Youth Police Academy kicked off at Trexler Middle School with a demonstration from the motorcycle patrol unit. The kids were able to see how the bikes... Read more
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The Express-Times
Man who attacked wife over air conditioner sent to jailwas granted immediate work release. The 29-year-old Dennis has been held on $2
Man who attacked wife over air conditioner sent to jail
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
was granted immediate work release. The 29-year-old Dennis has been held on $20,000 bail since the Aug. 4 incident. Allentown police said Dennis attacked his wife during an argument over the air conditioner, at one point choking the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police charge man for threatening girlfriend with knifefacing assault charges after allegedly holding a knife to his girlfriend’s thro
Police charge man for threatening girlfriend with knife
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
facing assault charges after allegedly holding a knife to his girlfriend’s throat during an early-morning argument Sunday. Allentown police charged Edmanuel Collado-Velez with simple assault, harassment and false identification to police following... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Drug bust nets $14,000 in methamphetamineAllentown police found more than $14,000 worth of methamphetamine and about $70
Drug bust nets $14,000 in methamphetamine
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
Allentown police found more than $14,000 worth of methamphetamine and about $700 worth of heroin during a search of a South 14th Street apartment Friday afternoon. Reuben Smith, the subject of the ongoing drug investigation, now faces two counts... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown woman shoots boyfriend in the back with rifle, police saybut did not, the affidavit says. Police said the two had been involved in a ro
Allentown woman shoots boyfriend in the back with rifle, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
but did not, the affidavit says. Police said the two had been involved in a romantic relationship for more than a year. Allentown police found Carrasquilla bleeding in front of the house moments after the shooting. He was rushed to Lehigh Valley... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man picks up brick, aggressively approaches officer, police sayto court records. Daniel Perez, 34, of Allentown, never hit the officer and wa
Man picks up brick, aggressively approaches officer, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
to court records. Daniel Perez, 34, of Allentown, never hit the officer and was taken into custody, records show. Allentown police had been called at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday to the 100 block of South 14th Street to investigate a domestic... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Traffic stop turns up 'softball-size' bags of marijuanaAllentown police said an expired registration sticker prompted a traffic stop l
Traffic stop turns up 'softball-size' bags of marijuana
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
Allentown police said an expired registration sticker prompted a traffic stop last weekend that led officers to what they described as three softball-sized bags of pot. Nicholas A. Wexler and Michael Ledoux face drug charges following their arrests... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say man crashes dirt bike, spills his drugspainkillers. The 20-year-old was arrested Tuesday and arraigned by District Jud
Police say man crashes dirt bike, spills his drugs
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
painkillers. The 20-year-old was arrested Tuesday and arraigned by District Judge Jacob Hammond, who set bail at $10,000. Allentown police first spotted Ortiz, no address given, about 9:45 p.m. Friday as he drove his dirt bike off the sidewalk in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two charged in Allentown stabbing, assaultand sent to Lehigh County Jail under $150,000 bail. Devose has yet to be arraig
Two charged in Allentown stabbing, assault
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
and sent to Lehigh County Jail under $150,000 bail. Devose has yet to be arraigned. According to a criminal complaint: Allentown police were dispatched at 10:04 p.m. to the 400 block of West Green Street on a reported stabbing. Police found... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man calls cop 'dead man walking' during arrestAllentown police accuse a city man of threatening officers after they arrested
Man calls cop 'dead man walking' during arrest
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
Allentown police accuse a city man of threatening officers after they arrested him for trespassing. Lewis Rosado, of the 300 block of Hamilton Street, faces terroristic threats and trespassing charges, following his arrest Tuesday evening at a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown police charge 2 in violent home attackAllentown police have charged two men in connection with a brutal attack Monday
Allentown police charge 2 in violent home attack
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
Allentown police have charged two men in connection with a brutal attack Monday night inside a West Green Street home. Authorities have charged Ebbin T. Devose and Steven Scullawl Jr. with aggravated assault and related offenses for the stabbing... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Alleged biter also accused of lying about his identity25-year-old Sunday afternoon, setting bail at a combined $7,500. Correa posted
Alleged biter also accused of lying about his identity
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
25-year-old Sunday afternoon, setting bail at a combined $7,500. Correa posted bail Monday. In June, a woman reported to Allentown police that Correa assaulted her during an argument over her vehicle at a home in the 900 block of West Cedar... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Woman found face down on street facing chargesarraigned the 38-year-old Saturday, setting bail at $5,000. She failed to post
Woman found face down on street facing charges
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
arraigned the 38-year-old Saturday, setting bail at $5,000. She failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Jail. Allentown police were dispatched to the area of Second and Allen streets about 7:45 a.m. Saturday to assist EMS with a woman... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two face drug charges following Allentown traffic stopvehicle. Both men were arraigned by District Judge Jacob Hammond and released
Two face drug charges following Allentown traffic stop
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
vehicle. Both men were arraigned by District Judge Jacob Hammond and released after posting $10,000 bail each. An Allentown police officer stopped the car at 7:22 p.m. Friday at North 11th and Edison streets after seeing that the car's... Read more
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The Express-Times
Upper Macungie bank robbed, suspects on the lamTownship police said at about 9:51 a.m. Monday, two robbers entered the First N
Upper Macungie bank robbed, suspects on the lam
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
Township police said at about 9:51 a.m. Monday, two robbers entered the First Niagara branch at 861 N. Route 100. The men, one with what appeared to be a sawed-off shotgun, approached two tellers and demanded cash, police said. One suspect was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police say drunken man wanders into wrong houseAllentown police allege that a Bucks County man drunkenly knocked on doors and
Police say drunken man wanders into wrong house
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
Allentown police allege that a Bucks County man drunkenly knocked on doors and wandered into someone’s house after catching a ride from Uber. Altarik Lee Suttle faces a felony count of criminal trespass along with loitering and public drunkenness... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pair tried to get into home, claiming car troubleallege that an Allentown man tried to break into a home after first trying to g
Pair tried to get into home, claiming car trouble
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
allege that an Allentown man tried to break into a home after first trying to get in by asking to use the telephone. Allentown police charged Antoine Ahmad Johnson, who has no confirmed address, with felony counts of burglary and criminal... Read more
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The Morning Call
Soul advance, get another playoff game in PPL Centerto less than 14 points in the second half. Notes: The Philadelphia Soul donate
Soul advance, get another playoff game in PPL Center
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
to less than 14 points in the second half. Notes: The Philadelphia Soul donated several tickets for Sunday's game to the Allentown Police Department. Cosmo Denicola, a member of the Soul ownership group, and Allentown officers appeared on the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man injured in motorcycle crash at Hamilton Street and American Parkwayfracture to his leg, according to dispatchers who saw the man via surveillance
Man injured in motorcycle crash at Hamilton Street and American Parkway
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
fracture to his leg, according to dispatchers who saw the man via surveillance cameras at the intersection. A red moped was also parked at the scene, but did not appear to be damaged. Allentown Police, EMS and the city fire department res... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: A winning Emmaus Main Street golf classicof Duncan Auto Body; Emmaus Borough Councilman Chris DeFrain representing Lehig
Scene: A winning Emmaus Main Street golf classic
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
of Duncan Auto Body; Emmaus Borough Councilman Chris DeFrain representing Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group; Tony Alsleben of Allentown Police; Emmaus Borough Manager Shane Pepe; Bob Burkholder of Burkholder's Heating & Air Conditioning; Thomas Plinke... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown street singer sues police over 2015 arrestThe Center City troubadour whose arrest by Allentown police was captured on cel
Allentown street singer sues police over 2015 arrest
The Morning Call / Posted 19 days ago
The Center City troubadour whose arrest by Allentown police was captured on cellphone video last year has filed a long-promised lawsuit alleging an officer used excessive force and denied his right to free speech. James W. Ochse claims in the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man accused of raping sleeping woman waives hearingthem, according to court records. It is unclear when he was arrested. Accordin
Man accused of raping sleeping woman waives hearing
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
them, according to court records. It is unclear when he was arrested. According to a criminal complaint: The victim told Allentown police she and her husband held a party at their home on July 4, 2015. She told police she was drinking throughout... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lower Saucon Township adds safe exchange spacein such online purchases," he wrote. "If it helps keep people safe by deterring
Lower Saucon Township adds safe exchange space
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
in such online purchases," he wrote. "If it helps keep people safe by deterring potential crimes, it's worth it." The Allentown Police Department hopes to open a safe transaction spot in the next few weeks, Chief Keith Morris said. He said... Read more
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The Express-Times
Bethlehem man allegedly keys cars in bank parking lotthe Quaint Oak Bank, 1710 Union Blvd. Nuno is free on $20,000 unsecured bail.
Bethlehem man allegedly keys cars in bank parking lot
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
the Quaint Oak Bank, 1710 Union Blvd. Nuno is free on $20,000 unsecured bail. Efforts to reach Nuno were unsuccessful. Allentown police say on May 24, a Quaint Oak employee reported his Lexus was scratched a week prior on the passenger side... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown teen charged in burglary, car theftof the 1200 block of East Woodlawn Street, with burglary and related offenses,
Allentown teen charged in burglary, car theft
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
of the 1200 block of East Woodlawn Street, with burglary and related offenses, following his arrest Wednesday morning by Allentown police. District Judge David Howells Jr. arraigned the 19-year-old Wednesday night, setting bail at $50,000. He... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Adam Jones of Allentown reported missing"U.S. Army. " The one on his left wrist says "outlaw." He usually wears a camo
Adam Jones of Allentown reported missing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
"U.S. Army. " The one on his left wrist says "outlaw." He usually wears a camouflage Browning baseball cap and sunglasses. He also carries an Army ACU patterned backpack. Anyone with information is asked to call Allentown Police at 610-43... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown teen charged in burgarly, car theftof the 1200 block of East Woodlawn Street, with burglary and related offenses,
Allentown teen charged in burgarly, car theft
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
of the 1200 block of East Woodlawn Street, with burglary and related offenses, following his arrest Wednesday morning by Allentown police. District Judge David Howells Jr. arraigned the 19-year-old Wednesday night, setting bail at $50,000. He... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man smashed car window, stole backpack, Allentown police sayphone in front of 201 N. 3rd St. about 12:49 a.m. when a man approached and ban
Man smashed car window, stole backpack, Allentown police say
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
phone in front of 201 N. 3rd St. about 12:49 a.m. when a man approached and banged on her window, breaking it, according to Allentown Police Assistant Chief Glen Dorney. The suspect, a dark skinned male with facial hair, grabbed her backpack and... Read more
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