The “No Shave November” initiative of the Allentown Police Department and Allentown EMS recently raised $7,200 for charity, with the police department raising $6,560 over two months.
Dream Come True, Valley Youth House, Hair of the Dog Rescue, Seventh Street Neighborhood Center and the Allentown Boys and Girls Club were funding recipients based on Allentown Police Department Facebook page voting.
Members of the department took 18 children from the Sixth Street Shelter Christmas shopping, with additional funds donated to the shelter.
Emmaus Police Department is sponsoring a child passenger safety seat technician at Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, South Whitehall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Feb. 7 and 21 to check child restraint system’s for proper installation.
To schedule an appointment, call 610-967-3113.
Police say a 61-year-old woman from the 300 block of Route 100, Upper Macungie, reported Jan. 15 a diamond ring was stolen from her apartment.
Upper Macungie Township police say a 44-year-old man from the 1600 block of Hazelnut Lane, Upper Macungie, reported 12:41 p.m. Jan. 13 that his Christmas lights were cut.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.
State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say a 38-year-old Reading man allegedly committed 35 fraudulent transactions between May 19, 2017, and July 10, 2017, at various Giant grocery stores throughout Berks, Lehigh and Northampton counties.
Police allege Nicholas Lon Pavlov entered various Giant grocery stores throughout three counties and presented a fictitious Bonus Card in order to return merchandise he had not purchased.
The fraudulent transactions and the amount he obtained by allegedly committing these crimes was $646.76.
Police say a 35-year-old Bethlehem man reported on Oct. 6, 2017, that sometime between 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 2017, and 9 a.m. the next day several prescription medications, a lighter and a training manual were stolen from his work station in a building in the 7300 block of Tilghman St., Upper Macungie.
Police are asking for help regarding the person who cut a string of Christmas lights at a home of a 44-year-old man in the 1600 block of Hazelnut Lane, Breinigsville.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 484-661-5911.
State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say a 56-year-old Schnecksville woman reported on Oct. 3, 2017, her personal information was accessed after she stayed in a hotel in Texas.
Police say she was at the hotel to help with Red Cross relief efforts.
State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, and the U.S. Postal Service are investigating two skimming devices placed on gas pump at the Top Star gas station and convenience store, 5626 Route 145, Laurys Station, North Whitehall Township.
According to police, the skimming devices, which could not be detected from outside the pump or by an individual pumping gas, were found Nov. 15, 2017, inside of the gas pumps.
Police say the devices appeared to be placed on the pumps on or about Oct. 15, 2017, and remained there until November 2017.
A 68-year-old Delaware County man was killed when his Ford Flex SUV struck an International tractor with Hyundai trailer 12:30 p.m. Jan. 7 on I-78 Eastbound between Routes 863 and 100, Upper Macungie Township.
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim said Fredrick Evans of Norwood, Delaware County, was pronounced dead 1:17 p.m. that day by Lehigh County Deputy Coroner Gabrielle Riley.
Grim said the cause of Evans’ death is attributed to multiple blunt force injuries.
He ruled the manner of his death an accident.
Upper Macungie police have issued an advisory regarding theft of mail in the township.
Community Service Division Police Officer William Rohrbach said the police department has received one report of mail theft.
Police offer the following suggestions for residents:
· If you are mailing holiday cards with money or gift cards, mail these cards either from an actual mailbox or go to the post office. Placing a card in a personal mailbox with the flag up may bring attention there may be something of value in the mailbox.
A 3-year-old Breinigsville boy was killed when the vehicle he was riding in and another vehicle collided around 11:27 a.m. Dec. 21 in front of 5480 Kernsville Road, North Whitehall Township.
According to Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim, Micah Gianotti was pronounced dead at 12:21 p.m. the same day at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.
An autopsy was performed Dec. 22, Grim said.
He said the cause of death is blunt force head injuries due to a motor vehicle accident.
The manner of his death was ruled an accident, Grim said.