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Police & Fire
A 45-minuted lockdown at Jefferson Elementary School on Thursday was caused by a glitch in the internal telephone system, according to the principal.
Nancy Tonkin, the former South Whitehall utility supervisor who is charged with her husband, William, of embezzling $850,000 from the township, might not have access to her pension.
Francisco Miranda eluded law enforcement for 18 years in the 1994 South Bethlehem killing of Jorge Velazquez. Now, he will spend the next 10-20 years in prison.
William and Nancy Tonkin, former South Whitehall Township employees, face felony charges for allegedly stealing $850,000 from the township.
Former South Whitehall utility manager Nancy A. Tonkin and her husband, a former South Whitehall police officer, are charged with embezzling $854,497 from township coffers over more than a decade, the Lehigh County District Attorney says.
Theft on E. Greenleaf Street is among the recent incidents reported by Emmaus Police Department.
A University of Rhode Island student stopped in Lehigh County on his way home to Skippack, but he's been missing for four days.
Matthew Royer, 21, left his apartment at the University of Rhode Island on Thursday and has not been seen since.
Here's a round-up of unusual police news from the Lehigh Valley.
Police arrested a Lower Macungie Township woman after she allegedly put medication into burritos and fed them to her husband and daughter.
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