Thursday, September 6, 2012
Suspect who had been banned from Bethlehem Housing Authority property had large amount of cash and marijuana, police said.
A man listed as homeless had a “large amount of cash” and a quantity of marijuana in his pants pockets when city police on mountain bikes caught up with him late Friday in Marvine-Pembroke. The two officers were pursuing the suspect, Joseph Anthony Wilson, 20, because he is banned from being on Bethlehem Housing Authority property, court records say. The records do not say why he has been banned from BHA property, but the records say Wilson has been arrested before for violating the ban. The officers, meanwhile, spotted Wilson on the 1200 block of Woodbine Street around 11pm. ”We looked Wilson in the face and told him to stop,” Officer Zachary A. Beals wrote in a criminal complaint. Wilson had crossed over from Woodbine and was walking …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
19-year-old city man was found unconscious in South Bethlehem Perkins and subsequently charged with marijuana and cocaine possession.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Daryl Nerl
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
A Bethlehem teenager who was found unconscious in a booth at the Perkins Restaurant in SouthSide is facing numerous drug charges, according to court records. Numerous efforts to wake Zachary Aaron Bohning, 19, of 1913 Huntington St., were unsuccessful after he was found in a booth about 7:15 a.m. Aug. 28, police said. Bohning did not regain consciousness until paramedics administered Narcan, a drug used to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose, according to the arrest affidavit. Meanwhile, police allegedly found that Bohning was carrying five individual baggies containing marijuana, another containing cocaine and $620 cash, the court papers said. Police charged Bohning with one felony count of possession with intent to deliver …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Upper Macungie man met police informant near Westgate Mall and allegedly sold oxycodone pills.
An Upper Macungie Township man sold a confidential police informant four pills of the painkiller Oxycodone for $110 on the Hanover Township portion of Schoenersville Road near Westgate Mall, court records say. Police also found $667 in cash, four more Oxycodone pills, a digital scale and marijuana seeds in the car driven by the suspect, Richard Oswald Woodham II, 21, of 8529 Gateway Road. The car Woodham was driving -- a 2003 silver Toyota Celica coupe -- was registered to a female passenger, one of two passengers in the car when the alleged transaction took place, the records say. Colonial Regional police conducted the operation, assisted by members of the Northampton County Drug Task Force. According to the records, the confidential …