Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Hellertown police say unlicensed driver in 2-car accident did not properly restrain infant, had marijuana in her uninsured car and left the scene and hid before authorities could arrive.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Daryl Nerl
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A South Bethlehem woman who police say failed to properly restrain her infant son in a car seat allegedly fled the scene of an accident on Front Street, Hellertown, Friday afternoon, attempting to hide along a nearby rail-to-trail path, according to court papers. Quiana Melia Lopez, 20, of 503 W. Fourth St., is facing multiple charges in the incident, including possession of a small amount of marijuana. Hellertown police, while searching Lopez’s abandoned car, found a burned marijuana cigarette on the driver’s side floor, a small plastic baggie of marijuana in the driver’s side door and other drug paraphernalia, according to the arrest affidavit. Court papers also said: Lopez was charged with endangering the welfare of children, …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Hellertown Police say they arrested Jun Ying Li, of Brooklyn, N.Y., for knowingly driving a casino bus that had displayed fraudulent International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) stickers.
A bus driver on his way to or from the Sands Bethlehem Resort Casino was arrested by Hellertown Police July 9, after it was discovered that the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) stickers displayed on the bus were fraudulent, borough police announced in a press release Friday. Police say Jun Ying Li, of the 600 block of 59th Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., was driving a casino bus for Global Bus Tours Inc. when it was stopped in the 1500 block of Main Street at 10:39am. "It was discovered that the bus was displaying fraudulent IFTA stickers, which (Li) was aware of," police said. After being taken into custody, police said he was arraigned before District Judge David Tidd on charges of Altered, Forged or Counterfeit Documents and Plates; …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Roads were closed and residents evacuated in Hellertown's Front Street area because of a police investigation into a suspected pipe bomb
Residents were evacuated and several streets closed in the area of 715 Front Street, Hellertown on Saturday morning as police investigated the report of an explosive device, possibly a pipe bomb. A robot from the Bethlehem Police Department's bomb squad was used to detonate the device. There are no reports of injuries. A reporter at the scene said no explosion was heard which could indicate the device was not active. Nine apartments on Front Street were evacuated, according to Lehigh Valley Live. The investigation is continuing. The Bethlehem Squad used its robot to detonate a pipe bomb found in Forks Township, Northampton County on March 19. There were no injuries. That case is still under investigation.