Monday, March 11, 2013
Victim ran screaming from her station wagon; Bethlehem police officer witnessed theft and identified the accused, according to court records.
There was a carjacking Friday afternoon outside the Bethlehem Township Walmart on Linden Street, and court records say it had several dramatic twists: A criminal complaint filed by township Det. Scott Lipare said police received the carjacking call around 4:15 Friday afternoon for the Walmart, 3926 Linden St. (Route 191) in the Bethlehem Square shopping center. The complaint also said: Strohl, of 6935 Weaversville Road, was charged with robbery of a motor vehicle, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property – all felonies. He was arraigned later Friday by on-duty District Judge John Capobianco of Nazareth and committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $5,000 bail.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Angela Gara was picked up Monday by Easton police after a suspected carjacking; charged as a 'fugitive from justice' in Philadelphia auto theft.
A Bethlehem woman who was stopped after a reported carjacking early Monday in Easton is wanted on a warrant out of Philadelphia, court records say. The records do not indicate that Angela M. Gara, 50, who lives on the 200 block of Broadway, was charged with the suspected carjacking outside the Latino Heat nightclub on Northampton Street. But she was charged as a fugitive from justice in the Philadelphia case and is facing other charges in connection with the Easton incident, including possession of drug paraphernalia, false identification to law enforcement authorities, careless driving and driving without a valid license. Regarding the false identification charge, the records say she provided police with “multiple different names and …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Three men reportedly dragged victim from his car and stole it on a South Bethlehem street early Saturday morning.
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
A Hellertown man told city police that a group of men dragged him from his blue BMW sedan in South Bethlehem, beat him and stole the car early Saturday morning, according to a police media report. The reported incident happened in the 100 block of Webster Street at a little after 2 a.m. Neither suspects nor the car, with a license plate of HLT-1707, has been found. Bethlehem police told The Express Times that there were three attackers in all, but the victim only got a description of one of them. The men fled in the car.