South Whitehall Township police are seeking the public’s help to identify the owner or business that owns a truck involved in an incident that occurred around 2:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 2018, in the 2500 block of Highland St., South Whitehall.
This case is under active investigation and no other details can be released at this time, police say.
Anyone who may be able to identify the business or owner of the pickup truck or has information regarding this investigation, is asked to contact South Whitehall Detective Timothy Shoudt at 610-398-0337.
Cedar View Apartments, South Whitehall Township, was the scene of a fire investigation on Nov. 24.
Smoke was reported coming from the roof prompting alarms be sent to all three South Whitehall fire departments — Cetronia, Greenawalds and Woodlawn — the Cetronia Ambulance Corps and South Whitehall police.
Additional units were dispatched from Alburtis Fire Department for its Rapid Intervention Team and Western Salisbury Fire Department for an additional aerial truck.
After a brief investigation, firefighters discovered the smoke was the result of a faulty boiler.
Acting Pa. State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick recently announced 99 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey and have been assigned to troops across the commonwealth.
The men and women represent the 153rd graduating cadet class assigned to the following troops include:
Upper Macungie Township police say a 43-year-old man from Danielsville and 45-year-old woman from Orefield reported items were removed after forcibly entry was made to their vehicle 2:27 p.m. on Nov. 12 while it was parked at Lone Lane Park, Upper Macungie Township.
Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.
State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say police were dispatched 2:36 p.m. on Oct. 24 for a disturbance in parking lot D at Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, North Whitehall Township.
Upon arrival, the trooper discovered two 19-year-olds from Lehigh County, were allegedly involved in a verbal argument that escalated.
Police allege one teen grabbed at the other’s neck causing visible red marks.
The latter teen allegedly kicked the first teen’s vehicle causing damage, police say.
Both were cited via non-traffic citations.
Two residents from the area of Pierce and Van Buren drives, South Whitehall Township, sustained non-life-threatening injuries when they were assaulted by two individuals with knives 8:47 a.m. Nov. 19.
According to South Whitehall Township police, the residents were entering their vehicle when an altercation ensued between them and the individuals carrying the knives.
The residents fled in their vehicle. The suspects, who took an undetermined amount of cash, were last seen fleeing on foot, police say.
One of the residents is being treated at a local hospital.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin recently announced 20,294 pounds of medications have been collected since 2014 at the permanent medication collection sites in Lehigh County.
In December 2013, permanent medication collection boxes were installed at 10 police departments.
Two other departments were added later, and additional boxes have been installed at three Lehigh Valley Hospital locations.
South Whitehall Township police were dispatched 7:24 p.m. Nov. 4 for suspicious activity and a possible burglary in progress in the area of the 2400 block of Coolidge St..
Responding officers determined the activity reported was not an attempted burglary but Boy Scouts distributing food drive pamphlets.
While there were varying statements provided to officers, the investigation is continuing to obtain the relevant facts of this incident, police say.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Tim Shoudt at 610-398-0337.
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say Laronn Linton, 29, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody after a traffic stop was conducted on his vehicle 8:14 p.m. Oct. 31 at 3712 Hamilton Blvd., South Whitehall Township.
Police say Linton had an active warrant out of Delaware County and allegedly had a small amount of marijuana.
Linton was transported to the Lehigh County Central Booking Center without incident, police say.