Locust Street man ran away while vice unit officers searched his home, allegedly finding crack, packaging material and a handgun.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tom Coombe
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A Bethlehem man was jailed Wednesday on drug charges after city police served a search warrant on his house. Gregory Fluker, 36, was at home Wednesday afternoon when officers from the department's special operations/vice unit came to serve the search warrant. Police say Fluker fled out the back door of his home at 530 E. Locust St., but was apprehended a few blocks away. According to court records, officers saw Fluker throw a bag of crack onto the ground just before his arrest. Inside Fluker's home, police found more crack, plus materials for packaging the drug, some marijuana, and a .357 handgun. Fluker is charged with possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a …
Bethlehem officers seize paperwork, bills, prescription medicines and other items from home of man accused of beating his parents Tuesday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, August 24, 2012
“Severe head injuries” are what killed a 77-year-old Bethlehem woman who police say was severely beaten by her son at her Central Historic District home, according to Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim. Grim, who has ruled Shirley Lindgren’s death a homicide, released the results of the autopsy on Thursday. Meanwhile, Bethlehem police searched the home of Michael Lindgren, 51, who has been charged with two counts of attempted homicide and other crimes in the severe beating of both his parents early Tuesday morning. The suspect’s father, John Ralph Lindgren, a retired Lehigh University professor, has been undergoing treatment at St. Luke’s University Hospital for his injuries, which also include head trauma. The Morning Call reported …