Friday, January 27, 2012
Danielle K. Savoia, 27, allegedly submitted a presciption for 180 oxycodone pills on Nov. 15; she was arrested Jan. 27 during a traffic stop in Brodheadsville.
A Monroe County woman is in Northampton County Prison after she allegedly tried to use a forged presciption to obtain oxycodone pills from the Wal-Mart in Lower Nazareth Township, according to Colonial Regional Police. Danielle K. Savoia, 27, of Effort, allegedly submitted a prescription for 180 oxycodone pills on Nov. 15. However, the presciption she submitted was issued to another person for a different medication, according to police. The prescription came from a physician in Randolph, N.J. Wal-Mart pharmacists had previously received a fraudulent prescription from this doctor's office, which made them wonder if the prescription Savoia submitted was forged. The physician confirmed the pharmacists' suspicions. A warrant was issued for …
Georgene Lerch, of Plainfield Township, was facing a retail theft charge for allegedly stealing items for a coffee maker, but then she admitted to something else.
The guilty conscience of a Plainfield Township woman appears to have gotten the best of her. Georgene Lerch, 61, admitted to loss prevention staff at the Kohl's Department Store in Lower Nazareth Township -- after being stopped for alleged retail theft -- that she went to the store two days earlier, took a Keurig coffee maker from a store shelf, and returned the item to customer service for store credit, according to Colonial Regional Police. According to a press release from Colonial Regional: Lerch was stopped by Kohl's loss prevention staff around 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 15 for concealing store merchandise in a shopping bag and not paying for the items. According to police, Lerch was seen selecting three boxes of K-cup coffee and a coffee …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Eian McMillan, of the Bronx, ran from the Wal-Mart in Lower Nazareth Township after a prescription he submitted was found to be forged.
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
A New York man accused of forging a prescription for oxycodone and trying to get it filled at the Wal-Mart in Lower Nazareth Township tried but failed to run away from the police officer who arrested him on Tuesday, according to court records. Eian McMillan, 27, of the Bronx, was charged with acquisition of a controlled substance by forgery – a first-degree felony, forgery and resisting arrest. He was committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail following his arraignment before District Judge Roy Manwaring in Bethlehem. According to court records: McMillan dropped off a prescription – ostensibly written by a New York doctor – for 240 oxycodone pills at 4 p.m. Tuesday. But when the pharmacist checked with the doctor’s …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
After being caught for shoplifting by Kohl's loss prevention staff, Jabiel Tirado of Bethlehem admitted to having a handgun, according to police.
A Bethlehem man is in Northampton County Prison after he admitted to having a handgun -- which was unlicensed -- when he was detained by loss prevention staff at Kohl's Department Store for shoplifting, according to Colonial Regional Police. On Jan. 9, police say, Jabiel Tirado, 23, of the 800 block of Ontario Street allegedly tried to steal $52 worth of jewelry from the Kohl's in Lower Nazareth Township. When loss prevention staff brought Tirado to a back office, according to police, he admitted to having a handgun. The gun was then secured by Kohl's staff. Tirado was arriagned before District Judge Joseph Barner and charged with retail theft and possession of a firearm without a license. He was sent to Northampton County Prison in lieu …
Friday, December 30, 2011
Eric William Thompson, 36, of Palmer Township allegedly stole six lobster tails and 14 beef tenderloins from Wegmans.
The luck finally ran out for a Palmer Township man this morning when he tried to walk out of Wegmans in Lower Nazareth Township with $544.57 worth of meat. According to Colonial Regional Police, Eric William Thompson, 36, of the 1000 block of Camelot Drive had been the target of an investigation – although his identity was not yet known at the time – after he was allegedly seen on video surveillance stealing from Wegmans on Dec. 20, 27, 28 and 29. With the assistance of loss-prevention staff, police were finally able to catch Thompson in the act around 3:45 a.m. today, Dec. 30, police say. As Thompson left the store, his cart had six lobster tails and 14 beef tenderloins concealed under a coat, according to the arrest affidavit. When "he …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
After a short foot pursuit, Robert Reed, of Kunkletown, was apprehended for taking a pair of sneakers from Kohl's in Lower Nazareth, police say.
A Kunkletown, Monroe County, man allegedly struck a Kohl's employee in the face after he was stopped at the store's exit for trying to steal a pair of sneakers, according to Colonial Regional Police. On Dec. 20 around 2:22 p.m., police say, Robert Reed, 26, allegedly put on a new pair of sneakers and tried to walk out of Kohl's Department Store in Lower Nazareth Township without paying. When an employee met Reed at the store's exit, Reed refused to stop and fought with the employee, according to police. Reed allegedly struck the employee, who was not named, in the face. Reed then fled on foot and was later found across the street at Wegmans, police say. But that's not the end. Reed ran out of Wegmans before finally being apprehended by …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Stephen Sullivan is accused of molesting a 7-year-old
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The Easton Area Middle School teacher accused of child molestation has had his teaching certification suspended, according to a report in the Express-Times. Stephen Sullivan still faces charges that he molested a 7-year-old girl and was in possession of child pornography in his Bath home. He has been on leave without pay from the district since February, but with the state suspension, he will be terminated, according to published reports. Last month, Sullivan was scheduled to face charges on child pornography but the hearing was continued. In February, Colonial Regional Police charged him with sexual abuse of children, possession of child pornography, indecent assault, criminal solicitation to commit indecent assault, unlawful conduct with…
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Stephen A. Sullivan has been suspended without pay
An Easton Middle School teacher has been charged with 100 counts of child pornography as well as indecent exposure, corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of a child, according to news reports and court records. Stephen Sullivan was originally accused of taking a 7-year-old girl to his Bath home after a Christmas shopping trip in 2009; he allegedly touched the girl inappropriately and made her watch child pornography. While investigating the incident, police allegedly found evidence of a collection of child pornography that included hundreds of items. A March 3 letter sent home from the district states, “Easton Area Middle School 5/6 (grade) teacher, Steven A. Sullivan, has been suspended without pay as a result of his arrest on …
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Colonial Regional Police say that after a fire alarm went off, they uncovered a "working" meth lab inside the Hampton Inn on Easton-Nazareth Highway in Lower Nazareth Township.
A modern hotel with an automated fire alarm system probably isn't the most logical place to set up an illegal methamphetamine lab, but that's where Colonial Regional Police say Todd Laudenbach, 37, of Bushkill Township, and Denene Noel, 38, of Saylorsburg, decided to go in order to manufacture the illicit street drug commonly known as "meth." According to a public information release issued by the department Sunday, police, the Hecktown Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to the Hampton Inn at 3723 Easton-Nazareth Highway in Lower Nazareth Township at 10:49am Saturday, after an alarm went off in Room 222. Upon arrival at the room, police say officers found it to be "filled with white smoke that had a strong chemical smell." Laudenbach…