Coopersburg resident and local substitute teacher Michael James Agrippine is charged with child sexual assault, allegedly attacked 9 year-old boy in Allentown School District
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Thursday, January 24, 2013
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A Coopersburg man who was a substitute teacher in several school districts including Allentown is charged with child sexual assault.
OUTSIDE ALLENTOWN, PA -- UPDATE 4:59pm- Documents from the Quakertown Community School District show that a Michael Aggripine was on the approved list of 2008-2009 substitute school teachers at the May 22, 2008 school board meeting. Additional documents show a Michael Aggripine was also on the approved list of substitutes for the 2007-2008 school year. UPDATE 4:49pm- Documents from the Nazareth Area School District show that a Michael Agrippine of Coopersburg was added as a substitute teacher at the Sept. 25, 2006 school board meeting. UPDATE 4:10pm- Documents from the Williamsport Area School District show that Michael James Agrippine of Coopersburg, was hired as a substitute teacher for the Williamsport School District at the Sept. 18, …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
State Police at Fogelsville and Berks-Lehigh Regional Police investigated a report by a saleswoman for Pulte Homes in Upper Macungie. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.
A 29-year-old Bucks County man has been charged with intending to subdue and sexually assault real estate agents by luring them into model homes, according to a press release from the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. Frank A. Yeager, of 111 Hickory Lane, West Rockhill Township, was charged Friday after an investigation by State Police at Fogelsville and Berks-Lehigh Regional Police. Police said he took steps toward committing the crimes. Yeager is charged with one count of criminal attempt rape, two counts of carrying firearms without a license, and one count of possessing instruments of crime, a misdemeanor of the first degree, according to the prepared release. He was arraigned through Central Booking by District Judge Michael…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
An Emmaus man has been charged as the 'Bicycling Bandit' who allegedly robbed stores in four Lehigh County towns, including Coopersburg.
A 31-year-old Emmaus man is facing charges as the "Bicycling Bandit" who allegedly robbed six convenience stores and beer distributors in October and November, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. The alleged robber is Steven Felton of 617 1/2 Walnut St., Emmaus. One of his targets, authorities say, was a Coopersburg gas station. Police from Emmaus, Allentown and Whitehall, along with members of the Lehigh County Drug Task Force, arrested Felton at his Emmaus address Friday. He was arraigned Friday night by District Judge Michael Pochron of Salisbury Township and committed to Lehigh County Prison. His bail was set at $300,000. According to court documents, Felton is charged in the following robberies: According to …
Police are investigating the "suspicious' death of a 5-year-old Allentown boy who died Friday
Police are investigating the death of an Allentown child found unresponsive in his home Thursday night. Cashmiere Hill, 5, of 107 N. 12th St., was not breathing so his mother called 911 about 9 p.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at 2:31 a.m. Friday at Lehigh Valley Hospital. An autopsy was performed Friday morning but the Lehigh County coroner's office issued a statement saying the boy's cause and manner of death are pending further investigation. The death is being termed "suspicious." The coroner's office and Allentown police are investigating, with assistance from the Lehigh County district attorney.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Jonathan Nunez, 20, of Allentown is charged with killing Kimberly Cardona, whose body was found July 5 along Lanze Lane in Salisbury Township.
An Allentown man has been charged with killing 20-year-old Kimberly Cardona, whose body was found July 5 in a wooded area of Salisbury Township. Jonathan Nunez, 20, of 253 E. Fairview St. was charged with homicide Thursday, according to a release from the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. Cardona's body had been found by a man walking his dogs in the evening in the 2700 block of Lanze Lane, Salisbury Township. Nunez was to be arraigned in Lehigh County Central Booking. According to the release, the arrest affidavit states: Cardona, 20, of Whitehall Township had been missing since July 4, according to her family. An autopsy by the Lehigh County Coroner's office revealed she died sometime after 7 p.m. July 4 of blunt and sharp trauma…
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Joshua James Rubin, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., had been reported missing Oct. 31.
The man whose smoldering body was found Nov. 1 along Applewood Road in South Whitehall has been identified as Joshua James Rubin, a 30-year-old cafe owner in Brooklyn, N.Y. Lehigh County District Attorney James B. Martin and Lehigh County Coroner Scott M. Grim released the identity this afternoon (Dec. 21) in a release. A family member had reported Rubin missing at 9 p.m. on Oct. 31 to the New York Police Department. Rubin, who lived at 100 Lawrence Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y., operated the Whisk Café at 1119 Newkirk Ave. in Brooklyn, authorities said. Grim said that Rubin was identified through DNA testing. The Lehigh County District Attorney's Office and coroner had released two forensic sketches of the man a month ago as they sought the public…
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Lehigh County District Attorney and Coroner seek the public's help in identifying a homicide victim in South Whitehall.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin and Coroner Scott Grim are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was shot to death and whose body was found Nov. 1 along Applewood Drive in South Whitehall. The authorities released two forensic sketches of the homicide victim on Wednesday in hopes that the public can help identify him. The man is believed to be white and between 18 and 30 years old. He is estimated at 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-3 and weighing about 160 to 170 pounds. He is described as having short light brown hair. He was wearing eye glasses and appeared to be wearing a plaid shirt and purple and black checkered socks. The body was found about 8:30 a.m. along Applewood Drive, on a bend in the road between Huckleberry and…