One or more people were spreading something other than good cheer throughout the streets of Emmaus leading up to the holidays.
reported nine incidents of graffiti written at locations in the borough betweeen Dec. 9 and 20. Locations included the 600, 800 and 900 blocks of Chestnut Street, the 300 block of Main, the 300 block of Broad, the first blocks of N. 3rd and S. 4th streets and at the Williams Street playground. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 610-437-5252.
Police also reported the theft of a purse and unspecified contents from a vehicle in the 200 block of Ridge Street on Dec. 19.