Friday, April 5, 2013
Troopers report cash stolen from office of Upper Milford Township doughnut shop.
Someone liked Dunkin' Donuts recently for more than its coffee and doughnuts. Apparently, that someone took a liking to a green money holder with $400 inside as well, if not in particular. According to state police at Fogelsville, that someone took the money holder from an office inside the Dunkin' Donuts at 4030 Chestnut St. in Upper Milford Township between March 1 and 3. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call police at 610-395-1438.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
One motorist pulled too far into the intersection in preparation of making a turn, troopers report.
Two drivers were injured recently when one struck another who had pulled out too far into an Upper Milford Township intersection, police said. Sharon M. Bradbury, 56, of Barto, Berks County, was driving north on Chestnut Street about 11 a.m. March 27. Her Pontiac Vibe struck a vehicle that stopped at a stop sign at Kings Highway S. and was operated by Sean M. Henderson, 28, of Mt. Arlington, N.J., according to state police at Fogelsville. Henderson was preparing to turn left with his Isuzu onto Chestnut Street, but pulled out too far and into the path of Bradbury, police said. Henderson struck the front end of Bradbury's SUV with his side door. The drivers were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest by Macungie and Bally …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A speeding car swerved to avoid collision, but was catapulted after hitting boulders, troopers report.
Two Wescosville men were hurt recently in Upper Milford Township when their vehicle hit large rocks, went airborne and rolled over end-over-end, police said. Tyler Lee DeLong, 18, was northbound on Route 29 traveling at high speed about 2 p.m. March 30, according to state police at Fogelsville. DeLong saw a vehicle crossing Beck Road in front of him and swerved to avoid a collision. However, DeLong lost control of his vehicle, crossing the roadway and striking two boulders with his passenger's side, police said. His vehicle went airborne and rolled end-over-end before coming to rest about 70 feet from where he struck the rocks. DeLong and his passenger, Ryan J. Spangenberg, no age given, were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Troopers do not say how the images were transmitted, but report the high school as the location involving the incident.
An Emmaus boy and girl, both students at Emmaus High School, recently electronically exchanged nude photos of themselves, according to police. The two, a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl, did so between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 28 at the high school at 500 Macungie Ave., Emmaus, according to state police at Fogelsville. The incident is under investigation, according to a news release that did not mention charges. Police referred to the nature of the incident as transmission of sexually explicit images. They did not state whether the exchange was made by cell phone or computer. Police also did not say whether any school property was used to transmit the photos, only that the location of the offense was at the high school. “As far as…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
One SUV is unable to stop and strikes another, troopers report.
Snow caused slippery roads that contributed to a recent accident in Upper Milford Township, police said. A Perkiomenville, Montgomery County, driver was injured in an accident at 6:10 p.m. March 18, according to state police at Fogelsville. The other motorist was unhurt. Nicholas DiFrancesco, 21, was southbound on Chestnut Street when he slowed for the snow-covered roadway, police said. Biao Xu, 44, of Collegeville, Montgomery County, was behind in his Toyota Rav 4 and was unable to stop in time to avoid driving into the back of DiFrancesco's Jeep Cherokee. The two drivers were able to pull their SUVs into a driveway at 6971 Chestnut St., police said. DiFrancesco received an injury of unknown severity, police said. He was transported to …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Snow contributes to Upper Milford crash, troopers report.
A Walnutport driver recently lost control of her vehicle on a snowy Upper Milford roadway and struck a shed, according to state police at Fogelsville. She received a minor injury, but declined transport for medical attention. Mary R. Roethlein, 52, was traveling south on a driveway on March 18 at 6:34 p.m. and skidded when she attempted to turn left to travel east on Main Road W., police said. She slid across the roadway, into another driveway and collided with the shed. Police did not say whether the shed was damaged. Roethlein's Ford Taurus was towed. No charges were filed in the crash, police said.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Pickup truck ran red light at Brookside Road and Sauerkraut Lane, pushing car onto its side, troopers say.
Three Emmaus youths were injured -- the driver moderately -- on March 17 in a two-vehicle traffic accident in Lower Macungie Township in which their car rolled onto its side, police said. The other vehicle, a pickup truck, ran a red light, according to state police at Fogelsville. The Kia Soul driven by Thomas R. Ninesling, 16, was turning from Sauerkraut Lane onto Brookside Road about 1:22 p.m., police said. As Ninesling was in the intersection, William D. Capwell, 43, of Macungie did not stop at a red light while he was traveling south on Brookside Road. The front of Capwell's Toyota Tundra struck the driver's side door of Ninesling's car, police said. Ninesling's car rolled over and landed on the passenger's side. Ninesling was …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Zionsville woman is slightly hurt, but does not require treatment, troopers report.
A Zionsville woman was slightly hurt recently when her van slid, spun and struck a tree on a hill in Upper Milford Township, according to police. Susan M. Kirby, 57, had a minor injury but did not require transport to a hospital after her accident at 6:37 p.m. March 18, said state police at Fogelsville. She was traveling down a grade in front of 4264 Mill Road near Shimerville Road when she lost control, police said. Kirby's Chrysler Town and Country van spun half way around and struck a tree. Police did not note weather conditions, but it was snowing throughout the Lehigh Valley around the time of the crash. Kirby received a written warning for driving at an unsafe speed for conditions but was not cited, police said.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Emmaus woman lost control on curve in Upper Milford Township, troopers report.
An Emmaus woman was fortunate to escape a recent wild ride and rollover crash in Upper Milford Township, according to police. Kourtney C. Kellar, 19, was westbound on S. Fifth Street approaching Plainview Drive at 10:46 a.m. March 12 when she lost control on a curve, according to state police at Fogelsville. Kellar's Ford Fiesta crossed the road, plowed over a tree, hit a boulder and rolled onto the driver's side. Kellar was taken by Macungie Ambulance Corps to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest for treatment of minor injuries, police said. She was charged with failing to drive at a safe speed, police said.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Vehicle was entered and items taken while parked at an Upper Milford location over a 2 1/2-month period, troopers report.
Parts were stolen recently from a vehicle that was parked at an Upper Milford address for about 2 1/2 months, according to police. The vehicle, belonging to Ryan J. Kazmierski, 19, was parked at 5421 Chestnut St., according to state police at Fogelsville. Someone entered the vehicle between Dec. 15 and March 6 and took numerous unspecified auto parts. No value was placed on the loss. Police did not suggest a connection, but a Cumberland County man reported that his wallet with credit cards was removed overnight Feb. 27 from a vehicle parked at 4283 Chestnut St., according to a previous police report.