Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Kevin L. Good, 51, is charged with simple assault and harassment after a fight in the Coopersburg Social Hall.
An Emmaus man is charged with simple assault and harassment in an incident at the Coopersburg Social Hall that left his wife bleeding. Police were dispatched to the Coopersburg Social Hall Jan. 19, a Saturday, at 3:40pm for a "disturbance." According to the criminal complaint, when police arrived they found Good in the parking lot of the hall "intoxicated and agitated about the fight." Inside the social hal, police located Good's wife bleeding from her nose and crying. When asked, the victim said that her husband hit her in the nose. Witnesses at the bar confirmed that Good struck her in the face with his elbow. Good was released on $5,000 bail. An initial "no contact" order placed on Good was lifted by the district attorney's office.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Police Chief Daniel Trexler announces a run for Magisterial District Judge seat; Judge David Harding retiring this year.
Coopersburg Police Chief Daniel C. Trexler announced his candidacy for Magisterial District Judge in District Court 31-3-03, which serves Upper Saucon Township, Lower Milford Township and Coopersburg. District Judge David B. Harding is set to retire this year. When Trexler heard, he decided he wanted to run for the office. "I was at a turning point in my career," said Trexler. "I could have [stayed chief] until I retire, but I do care about the town and I can give more." Fellow officers attest to his dedication to the area. "You see him at every event," said Patrolman Anthony Struss. "If there's ever anything big, he's in here with the rest of us." Trexler feels that his time on the police force has prepared him for the position of …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Police, SWAT surrounded home on Fairmount searching for Quakertown bank robbery suspect late Thursday night.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Lehigh County police departments collected 944.5 pounds of unused and expired medications during the fifth National Take Back Day drug collection event on Sept. 29, 2012.
Monday, August 27, 2012
"Had I not swerved to avoid him, you would be reading my obituary instead of my blog," says Deborah Evans.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Coopersburg police and public works help 'Make Way for the Ducklings' rescuing seven from storm drain.
In the popular children's book "Make Way for the Ducklings," a family of ducks makes its way from its home by a river to the public garden with the help of some friendly policemen. Well, the fictional story of Mrs. Mallard, Jack, Kack, Lack, Mack, Nack, Ouack, Pack and Quack (the ducklings in the story) has nothing on the Coopersburg police and the Coopersburg public works department. Just like in the story, a family of seven ducklings tried to cross Main Street at Fairmount following their mother. Unlike the ducks in the story, the "Coopersburg Seven" were too small to make it over a sewer grate. And in they fell. According to sources close to the incident, police responded to a call from a concerned citizen who noticed the mother …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A 19-year-old Lower Milford woman has been charged with attempted homicide after an investigation into injuries to her 6-month-old son, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney.
Chelsie Grant, 19, of 6750 Lamour St., Lower Milford, was charged today with one count of attempted murder against her 6-month-old son, according to a press release from the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. "Grant is charged with 'intentionally, knowingly or recklessly' attempting to cause the death of her son, according to the release. Police allege that Grant caused "multiple fractures to the baby’s arms and legs, caused bleeding by putting her fingers down the baby’s throat and choked the child until he was unconscious." Grant brought her son to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest on Jan. 12, claiming the boy had been abused by his father. Emergency room doctors confirmed the boy had several injuries, including a right elbow …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Justin M. Bellis was charged with simple assault for allegedly hitting and kicking his brother, Coopersburg police say.
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Monday, November 7, 2011
A Coopersburg man allegedly hit and kicked his brother several times after their mother demanded he leave the house. About 9 p.m. Oct. 31, borough police were dispatched to 209 Main St. on a report of a disturbance, according to a police affidavit. They were met by Patricia Cullen, who said her son, Justin M. Bellis, 30, of the rear apartment of 209 Main St., had come to the house intoxicated to discuss moving back home. She reportedly demanded that he leave and he began beating his brother, Craig Bellis, police said. Officers saw that Craig Bellis' glasses were broken and he had cuts and scratches. His mother took him to St. Luke's Hospital in Quakertown for kidney and stomach pain, police said. When officers looked for Justin Bellis, …