Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Easton woman charged with cashing two counterfeit checks at Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township.
An Easton woman is accused of cashing two counterfeit checks at the Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township in December, according to court papers. Theresa Mulhearn, 45, of 700 Walnut St., allegedly cashed the fake checks—each for $397—on Dec. 16, according to a complaint filed by Colonial Regional Police. The printing on the checks indicated that they came from Express Healthcare Services from Reading, but the account and routing numbers belonged to a different business—Interim Health Care of Blakely in Lackawanna County, according to the affidavit of probable cause. The owner of Interim Health Care told police that Mulhearn did not work for him nor was there any reason why she would have received a check from his company, the affidavit said. …
Easton couple gets state prison sentence for holding up Lower Nazareth pharmacy.
An Easton couple could spend the next decade in state prison for robbing a local pharmacy to feed their drug habit, according to published reports. Gregory and Lindsey Dalrymple, both 30, received state prison terms Monday in Northampton County Court after a judge heard from a pharmacist at the Lower Nazareth Walmart who testified about being robbed by the couple last year. "He kept yelling I had three seconds to get the Fentanyl into the bag or I would get shot," pharmacist Scott Gordon testified, later adding: "I thought this was the end for me." That's according to the Morning Call, which notes that a second Walmart employee testified that she still has flashbacks about the robbery on Aug. 6. The Express-Times reports that Gregory got a…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Police said incident involved Monroe County man in parking lot of Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township.
Police spotted a Monroe County man urinating on the parking lot of Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township and discovered he had a stun gun and a flare gun. The gun problem for the man, Robert James Forgione, 45, of Canadensis, is that he’s not allowed to have guns because of previous burglary convictions in New York, court records say. The case, handled by Colonial Regional police, began about 9:40 Sunday night when Officer A. Laudenslager saw Forgione urinating on the parking lot of Walmart in the Northampton Crossings shopping center at Routes 33 and 248. Laudenslager writes in a criminal complaint he then saw a blue metal smoking device with marijuana residue on the center console of Forgione’s vehicle – a blue 2009 Nissan Titan PU, a …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Colonial Regional Police charge Phillipsburg man with alleged theft.
A 21-year-old Phillipsburg man has been charged with stealing a mobile hot spot device from Walmart in Lower Nazareth, according to Colonial Regional police. Rashon Turner, of 206 Morris St., also was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana, police said. According to police, Turner was arrested at 10:02 p.m. Jan. 29 after allegedly concealing the mobile hot spot device in his pants and leaving the store without paying for it. After his arrest on retail theft, police allegedly found nine ziplock bags of marijuana in his coat. Charges were to be filed through District Judge Joseph Barner's office, police said.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Donna Moyer, 46, of Easton was driving through Lower Nazareth Township with a suspended license and registration when police stopped her vehicle and called for a tow truck.
An Easton woman currently on probation for stealing about $4,000 from her employer is facing new charges after allegedly refusing to exit her vehicle while it was being impounded. Donna Moyer, 46, of the 100 block of W. Madison St., was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and several traffic offenses for the Dec. 26 incident, according to Colonial Regional Police. In September 2011, Moyer was charged with stealing about $4,000 in cash from Wal-Mart when she was an employee at the Northampton Crossings store. Moyer pleaded guilty in May to a misdemeanor count of theft by unlawful taking and was ordered to pay $3,925.36 in restitution, according to court records. Judge Emil Giordano also sentenced her to a maximum of three years' …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Jessica Andrea Jackson, of Warren County, N.J., was detained Friday night after allegedly trying to leave the Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township with stolen bedding items.
A 27-year-old woman is accused of trying to take $363.40 from the bedding department at Walmart in Lower Nazareth Township. She’s also charged with possession of marijuana and ecstasy. Jessica Andrea Jackson, of Port Murray in Warren County, N.J., was detained around 6 Friday night after allegedly trying to leave the Walmart in the Northampton Crossings shopping center with the bedding items. A store official told Colonial Regional Officer Ronald Nigro that Jackson allegedly was putting items into a gray tote and tried to leave without paying. Police found a ziplock bag of marijuana and a clear capsule of ecstasy inside Jackson’s purse, court records say. She was arraigned later Friday night by on-duty District Judge David Tidd and charged…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Green Monday is Dec. 10 and Walmart's one-day-only online sale items are listed here.
Big One-Day-Sales used to be limited to holidays like Columbus Day and Labor Day but online sales have helped create a whole new market. First there was Cyber Monday and now there is Green Monday. After Walmart.com experienced their highest traffic day ever last year on the second Monday of December it is now referred to as Green Monday. A Dec. 6 press release from Walmart reads: As you may know, the second Monday in December, also known as Green Monday, is quickly becoming another major trend in online shopping. In fact, this day last year was Walmart.com’s highest traffic day in December. And, according to comScore, the second Monday in December last year represented a 19 percent increase in online spending and was the third highest …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
After theft at Forks Township Weis Markets, another reported at Wal-Mart in Bethlehem Township.
In the second such case to come to light this week, a store worker has admitted to stealing from her employer. The latest case involves an Allentown woman who admitted stealing on two occasions during overnight hours this past summer from the Wal-Mart in Bethlehem Township before taking a medical leave of absence. Laura Hazel Stewart, 49, told police she stole a total of $424 “because of health issues and [she] knew she would need it for her medical leave of absence,” court records say. A criminal complaint filed by township Patrolman William Stanton also says: While working at the Wal-Mart at 3926 Nazareth Pike, Stewart stole $128 from a register on Aug. 25 and $296 on Sept. 13, the records say. Both incidents were captured on …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The recall of products containing peanut butter and other nut butters sold by many retailers under many labels has more than doubled to 240 products, with the FDA reporting a 'fast-moving outbreak' of salmonella-induced sickness in 19 states.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Responding to what it called a "fast-moving outbreak" of salmonella-caused sickness in at least 19 states, including three cases in Connecticut, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that the company recall of nut butter products made by Sunland Inc. and sold under many labels has more than doubled to at least 240 products. The recall list includes several well-known brands and a variety of peanut butter products as well as almond butter, cashew butter, tahini and roasted blanched peanut products. This random list indicates the range: Not every container of the products in the list above or the much longer lists available from the FDA and from Sunland is affected. It depends on the batch, as shown by the UPC or SKU numbers…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Rather than patrolling the community, officers are spending more time handling retail thefts, according to the Colonial Regional Police Commission; Lower Nazareth Township is now taking steps to address the problem.
Shoplifters in the commercial hub near Routes 33 and 248 in Lower Nazareth Township have more than loss-prevention staff taking notice. The Lower Nazareth Board of Supervisors on Sept. 26 gave township manager Timm Tenges permission to pursue the formation of a committee, the sole purpose of which will be to address concerns over the drain of police resources perpetuated by retail thefts. According to Supervisors Chairman Eric Nagle, the Colonial Regional Police Commission is concerned that its officers are spending less time patrolling the community. On average, Nagle added, one retail theft incident takes about 90 minutes to handle. “I want to understand why it takes [90 minutes],” Tenges said. "It would be helpful to understand the …