Parkland Press

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Upper Macungie Twp Police

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Two generators

Upper Macungie Township police say a 62-year-old Germansville man reported two 6,000 watt generators were stolen after a locked door was unlocked on a trailer sometime overnight Nov. 7 in the 5500 block of Muth Circle, Upper Macungie Township.

Police say one of the generators is black and red with wheels. The other is blue and does not have wheels.

Each is valued at approximately $1,200.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.

Upper Macungie Twp Police

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Apple devices stolen at office

Police say several Apple devices were reported stolen between 4:30-5 p.m. Oct. 13 from an office at Easy Post, 8250 Industrial Blvd., Upper Macungie Township.

Upper Macungie Township police say a 41-year-old woman from the 8300 block of Schantz Road, reported 11:28 a.m. Oct. 3 that her son’s bicycle, which was parked in front of her apartment, was stolen between midnight and 8:20 a.m. the same day.

UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP POLICE

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Fraudulent charges made

Upper Macungie police say representatives from Jaindl Elementary PTO, 1051 Weilers Road, reported Sept. 28 fraudulent charges were made to its business account.

This incident remains under investigation, police say.

Police say Eluid M. Schrant, 45, of East Greenville, was driving a 2002 Toyota Corolla 8:15 p.m. Oct. 1 along Blue Barn Road, Upper Macungie, when she allegedly turned in front of a 2006 Subaru Legacy driven northbound on Blue Barn Road by an 18-year-old Orefield woman.

Drug collection day scheduled for Oct. 28

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

The 14th National Take Back Day drug collection day has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28.

Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 11 sites.

Residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids.

Syringes or Sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, and no questions will be asked.

Turnpike Northeast Extension reopens ahead of schedule

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

The Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike reopened ahead of schedule to traffic between the Lehigh Valley Exit (No. 56) and the Mahoning Valley Exit (No. 74) after a bridge replacement.

Crews worked very diligently between Oct. 13 and 16 to reopen the roadway ahead of schedule, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced Oct. 16.

The southbound lanes opened at 1 a.m. The northbound lanes opened at 2 a.m. Oct. 16.

Every construction task involved in the process was accomplished smoothly and ahead of time.

West Virginia driver killed in tractor-trailer crash on I-78

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

A 48-year-old West Virginia man died from injuries received in a crash around 9:59 p.m. Oct. 4 on I-78, Upper Macungie Township.

Rockwell L. Beam of Great Cacapon, West Va., was pronounced dead at 6:44 p.m. Oct. 5 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, according to the office of Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim.

Beam’s death, attributed to injuries he received in the crash, was ruled an accident, Grim said.

Teacher aide at Parkland High School injured in Lehigh Twp shooting

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by BERNIE O’HARE in Police Log

Melinda “Lyndi” Mullner, an instructional aide for Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21, who works at Parkland High School, was injured on Oct. 4 when John Michael Hann, 61, a cousin of her husband, Joseph F. Mullner, 64, allegedly killed him and shot her.

According to information provided by Parkland’s Director of Community Development and Relations Nicole McGalla, CLIU 21 sent the Flight Team to the high school on Oct. 5 to provide counseling and to handle any grief needs of students and staff.

High School Principal Jim Moniz emailed staff the following statement: