Monday, May 20, 2013
Theft on E. Greenleaf Street is among the recent incidents reported by Emmaus Police Department.
Most of us have likely heard a disgruntled homeowner describe a less-than-ideal home repair project as "money flying out the window." Heck, some of us may have even used that expression ourselves at one time or another. An Emmaus woman may have been thinking something similar recently when she discovered two rings were missing after having replacement windows installed in her home in the 600 block of E. Greenleaf Street, according to the Emmaus Police Department. The rings have a combined value of $1,000, police say. Investigation is ongoing.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Wells Fargo and St. John's Lutheran Church were damaged by spray paint on the same night, according to Emmaus Police.
Wells Fargo in Emmaus was recently damaged by vandals who spray-painted an exterior bank wall, according to a report by the Emmaus Police Department. The damage happened overnight on May 5, police say. Also on May 5, St. John's Lutheran Church was damaged by vandals who spray painted the church door and a window, Emmaus police report. The damage to the church was estimated at $200. Police did not say whether the two incidents are related.
Monday, May 13, 2013
St. John's Lutheran Church in Emmaus recently was damaged by spray paint, according to Emmaus Police.
St. John's Lutheran Church in Emmaus was recently damaged by vandals who spray painted the church door and a window, according to a report by the Emmaus Police Department. The damage, which happened overnight on May 5, is estimated at $200, police say.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Theft at Emmaus Village is among the recent incidents reported by Emmaus Police Department.
The Emmaus Police Department released the following recent incidents pertaining to the borough:
Friday, May 3, 2013
Disorderly conduct charges are filed against a Wescosville woman and a Macungie woman for an alleged incident on Emmaus streets, police officers report.
What probably seemed like fun for a time to women from Macungie and Wescosville recently ended in disorderly charges being brought against both following an incident on Emmaus streets, police said. Kelly Connor, 18, of Macungie and Rebecca Meyers, 20, of Wescosville were found throwing eggs from their vehicle at other vehicles about 2 a.m. on April 13, according to Emmaus police. The incident occurred at Franklin and Harrison streets. No additional details were given, including whether targets were random or known to the women.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Theft at Italiano Delite Restaurant is among recent incidents reported by the Emmaus Police Department.
The Emmaus Police Department released the following recent incidents pertaining to the borough: Reported April 26. Theft at Italiano Delite Restaurant, 1375 Chestnut St. Overnight someone stole 12 empty beer kegs valued at approximately $300 from the rear of the restaurant. Reported April 22. Theft reported by an Emmaus High School student. A 17-year-old student said his wallet and cell phone were stolen from the fitness center. Reported April 8. Vandalism reported at 64 S. Keystone St. Someone punctured a vehicle tire valued at $100.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A resident of Ridge Manor in Emmaus sent about $6,000 to a Florida address after being told she won a sweepstakes, Emmaus Police report.
An Emmaus woman was recently reminded of the essential truth of the old adage "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." The resident of Ridge Manor at 333 Ridge St. recently became the victim of fraud and $6,000 poorer when she was told that she had won a $25 million sweepstakes and a new car, according to Emmaus Police. The woman was told that she needed to pay the taxes on her winnings up front, Emmaus police report. When she said that she did not have the money to pay the taxes, the person who contacted her about her winnings sent her checks to deposit and instructed her to send him cash and so that he could pay the taxes. The Emmaus woman mailed about $6,000 to an address in Florida. Later, the resident was advised by the …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Police investigated rumors that someone was going to bring a gun to Emmaus High School.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information from the Emmaus Police Department. Emmaus Police and East Penn school officials investigated rumors that someone was going to bring a gun to Emmaus High School and found the rumors unfounded, East Penn community liaison Nicole Bloise told Patch Tuesday morning. Parents were informed of the rumors via an automated phone call from the high school principal, an East Penn parent told Patch. On Tuesday afternoon, Emmaus Police issued a prepared statement about the investigation: "On Sunday, April 28, 2013, the Emmaus Police Department received an email from an East Penn parent, who learned through a discussion with their child that rumors were circulating at Emmaus High School in…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Theft at Hendrick’s and Son is among three recent vehicle-related thefts reported by the Emmaus Police Department.
The Emmaus Police Department released the following recent incidents pertaining to the borough: Theft of Motor Vehicle: Reported by Hendrick’s and Son, 202 Main St. Overnight 4/16-17 someone stole a 2004 Ford F350 truck valued at $24,000. Theft from Vehicle: Reported 4/9. Overnight someone smashed a car window with a brick and stole a wallet from inside the car while it was parked in the 500 block of E. Main Street. Caused $850 damage to the vehicle. Theft from Vehicle: Reported 4/8. Overnight 4/4-4/5 someone stole a car stereo and a BB gun from a vehicle while at Kelly Buick, 501 State Ave., for service.
Local police will collect outdated and unwanted medications as part of National Take Back Day on Saturday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, April 25
The sixth National Take Back Day drug collection will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 17 locations across Lehigh County including: You can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids. Syringes or Sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, as has been the case in the last five collections, and no questions will be asked. The amount of unwanted and expired drugs collected during the past Take Back Day events has been staggering. During the last five collection events in 2010, 2011 and 2012, a total of 3,269 pounds of drugs were collected in Lehigh County alone. The event helps keep drugs from getting into the hands of children who want to experiment with them …