Monday, April 8, 2013
Colonial Regional Police say they discovered stolen Walmart items while investigating a Kohl's theft.
An alleged shoplifter took one too many chances, Colonial Regional Police say. Nicole M. Campbell, 21, of the 100 block of Kristin Place, Williams Township, is facing retail theft charges after she allegedly stole $158.44 in merchandise from Kohl’s in Lower Nazareth Township. Around 5 p.m. April 4, loss-prevention staff told police Campbell put clothing—worth $158.44—in her purse. She then left the store and was stopped in the parking lot, according to police. Campbell also was issued a citation for retail theft, police say, for allegedly stealing $96.46 in merchandise from Walmart, which is near Kohl’s in the Northampton Crossings shopping center. While investigating the Kohl’s theft, police say, they discovered the stolen Walmart goods. …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
A two-car accident in front of Diner 248 sent a 4-year-old Easton boy to the hospital with injuries to his face, according to police.
A 4-year-old Easton boy was injured Tuesday night when the car he was traveling in was involved in a two-car accident in front of Diner 248. The accident, Colonial Regional Police say, happened around 10 p.m. as James Wilson, of the 600 block of Northampton Street, tried to make a left-hand turn into the Diner 248 parking lot. The diner is on the border of Lower Nazareth Township and Palmer Township—just east of Route 33. While making the turn, police say, Wilson’s car was struck by a westbound utility truck driven by David Fleser of Mobile, Ala. The utility truck was towing a trailer, according to police. The 4-year-old boy, who was a passenger in Wilson’s car, sustained injuries to his face and was transported to St. Luke’s University …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Jon Joseph Njagu, 25, of Kingston is charged with retail theft and criminal conspiracy for allegedly trying to steal $2,754.98 in clothing from Kohl's in Lower Nazareth Township.
“All for one, one for all” was the motto of The Three Musketeers. It apparently wasn’t the motto of a man who allegedly walked out of Kohl’s Department Store with another man and more than $2,700 in clothes they didn’t pay for. A store employee confronted the first man -- both men were in a vehicle. He wouldn’t hand over his identification. Instead, he handed the employee a driver’s license -- of the other man. The other man has been charged. The first man, at least for now, apparently is at large. Jon Joseph Njagu, 25, of the Wilkes-Barre area town of Kingston is charged with retail theft and criminal conspiracy -- both level-three felonies -- for the Jan. 3 incident at the Lower Nazareth Township store. Information attached to a criminal…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
An unknown woman with a toddler in tow allegedly stole more than $600 in jewelry-making merchandise from Hobby Lobby in the Northampton Crossings shopping center.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying an alleged shoplifter who stole more than $600 in jewelry-making merchandise from Hobby Lobby in the Northampton Crossings shopping center. According to Colonial Regional Police, the alleged theft occurred around 5 p.m. on Dec. 17. The woman police are seeking -- pictured to the right -- had a toddler in tow. If you know the woman's identity or have any additional information, call (610) 861-4820 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You can remain anonymous.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Thieves swipe items from Lower Nazareth retailers during weekend spree.
Colonial Regional police were kept busy over the weekend with four suspected retail thefts in the commercial hub near Routes 33 and 248 in Lower Nazareth. Two incidents were at Kohl’s department store, one was at Wal-Mart and one was at Wegmans. And three involved first-time offenses. Here are the details, according to court records: --Erica Kristen Rockware, 22, of 223 Porter St. in Easton’s College Hill section is charged with taking $237.44 in items from the grocery section of Wal-Mart Saturday afternoon. If found guilty, it would be her first offense, and no restitution is required. And Rockware admitted to taking the items even though police weren’t questioning her at the time. Loss-prevention officials watched as Rockware allegedly …
Friday, August 10, 2012
Gregory Paul Dalrymple, 29, of 18 N. 11th St., is suspected of robbing the pharmacy inside the Wal-Mart in Lower Nazareth Township. He remains at large.
Colonial Regional Police, with the assistance of the Easton Police Department, raided an Easton home Thursday in search of the man suspected of robbing the pharmacy inside the Wal-Mart in Lower Nazareth Township. Gregory Paul Dalrymple, 29, of 18 N. 11th St., Easton, remains at large, police say. Colonial Regional officers, working with Easton's tactical team, acted on an arrest warrant for Dalrymple Wednesday for the robbery at Wal-Mart, near the Palmer Township border. During Monday night's robbery, he allegedly demanded oxycodone and fentanyl patches. Dalrymple fled in a gold-colored sedan with the narcotic pain patches and moe than 1,000 oxycodone pills, police said. On Tuesday, Colonial Regional Police received a tip that the suspect…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Josefa Urena, 44, of Bethlehem is accused of trying to steal more than $200 worth of jewelry from Kohl's in Lower Nazareth Township.
Colonial Regional Police say a Bethlehem woman tried to steal more than $200 worth of jewelry from a Lower Nazareth Township department store. According to court records, Josefa Urena, 44, of the 700 block of E. Washington Avenue, was spotted Sunday afternoon putting jewelry into her bag at the Kohl's Department Store in the Northampton Crossings shopping center. Police say Urena was spotted by store security, who then alerted police. The jewelry Urena attempted to leave the store with -- 14 pieces in all -- were valued at $273. She was arraigned before District Judge Richard Yetter and charged with retail theft.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
After stopping for lunch at the Panera Bread in Lower Nazareth Township, a mother and daughter from Palmer Township are forced to take action when they notice their car starts to... meow.
How do those “Born to be Wild” lyrics go? Get your motor running, head out on the highway, Looking for adventure in whatever comes our way. Ah, yes. I’m sure those were the exact lyrics playing through the mind of the 2.2 pound kitten who decided to hitch a ride -- for just under 10 miles -- inside the engine compartment of a Palmer Township woman’s car. If you think the kitten was surprised by her suddenly traveling napping spot, imagine what went through the minds of 17-year-old Katie Miller and her mother, Karen, when they stopped for lunch Tuesday afternoon at the Panera Bread in Lower Nazareth Township and realized their car was… meowing. According to Karen Miller, she and her daughter had arrived at the Panera Bread in the …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Ixchel Corando, 20, charged with retail theft Tuesday for shoe theft at Kohl's
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
An Easton woman is accused of stealing almost $400 worth of shoes from a Lower Nazareth department store on two separate occasions. Ixchel Coronado, 20, of 208 E. Kleinhans St., was charged Tuesday with retail theft after she was caught stealing from the Kohl's store in the Northampton Crossings shopping plaza. Colonial Regional Police say Coronado committed the thefts on two occasions -- first on May 23, taking $229 worth of shoes, and again on Tuesday, stealing another $167 worth of shoes. Coronado was arraigned before on-duty District Judge Gay Elwell in Easton; she was free on $5,000 bail.
Monday, March 26, 2012
A brush fire broke out Monday afternoon in the parking lot of the Target in Lower Nazareth; no vehicles were affected.
Firefighters from four fire departments put out a brush fire that broke out Monday afternoon in the parking lot of the Target in Lower Nazareth Township. Several mulched islands were smoking and were being tended to by firefighters from Hecktown Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1, Upper Nazareth Fire Department, Palmer Municipal Fire Department and Forks Township Fire Department. At the edge of the parking lot, a row of trees was hosed down. No vehicles were affected and all businesses remained open. No injuries were reported. The smoke had cleared by 4 p.m., but crews continued to hose down the islands to make sure no hot spots were left. The National Weather Service, in a special weather statement, said gusty winds would increase the risk of …