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Firefighters respond to hot seat at home

Thursday, November 17, 2016 by LOU WHEELAND in Police Log

Cetronia, Greenawalds and Woodlawn fire departments were dispatched at 7:24 p.m. Nov. 4 for a house fire at 530 Chelsea Lane, South Whitehall Township.

The caller reportedly said a couch was on fire at the front door of the home.

When firefighters arrived, they found a chair burning outside the front door. The chair had been move there by the homeowner.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire.

Smoke throughout the first floor of the home was removed by firefighters with fans.

Cetronia Ambulance Corps and South Whitehall police were also on scene.

Upper Macungie Township police investigate thefts from vehicles

Thursday, November 3, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Upper Macungie Township police are investigating a series of thefts and attempted thefts from unlocked vehicles that occurred overnight Oct. 27-28.

The thefts occurred in the areas of the Hopewell Drive and Susquehanna Trail neighborhoods, as well as Max Way in Green Acres Mobile Home Park, and Yorkshire Drive in the southern end of the township, police say.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call police at 484-661-5911 or use the anonymous tip line (call or text) at 484-273-0336.

Police find bones, other evidence at Horvath home

Thursday, October 20, 2016 by CHRIS REBER in Police Log

Pa. State Troopers investigating the November 2013 disappearance of Holly Grim of Lower MAcungie Township interviewed hundreds of people in connection with the case, ruling out potential suspects one-by-one.

But they were never able to rule out one co-worker, Michael Gene Horvath, 49, of Saylorsburg, Monroe County.

On Oct. 13, nearly three years after Grim vanished from her home, police charged Horvath with criminal homicide in connection with her death.

State Police Beat

Thursday, October 20, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Man charged

State Police Troop M Fogelsville say Michael Fegely, 45, of Whitehall was charged with driving under the influence 1:41 a.m. Oct. 1 at the intersection of Shankweiler and Kernsville roads, South Whitehall Township

Police alleged Fegely consumed multiple alcoholic beverages before driving to his home.

Charges were filed through District Judge Michael Faulkner, Upper Macungie Township.