Thursday, February 14, 2013
Justin Shenk, 27, of Lower Milford is charged with harassment and simple assault after police say he pointed a semi-automatic rifle at wife and 8-year-old daughter.
A Lower Milford man is in Lehigh County Prison after he allegedly pulled a semi-automatic rifle on his wife and 8-year-old daughter. According to the Express-Times, Justin Shenk, 27, ordered his wife to leave their home in Lower Milford. According to the police report, Shenk's wife said at some point he got his AR-15 rifle and pointed it her and their daughter. Shenk's wife claimed bruising on her arms were sustained when Shenk pushed her down stairs for not moving quickly enough, according to the Morning Call. According to reports, Shenk's wife was able at some point to remove the gun from the house and throw it into the yard. Shenk is charged with three counts of simple assault and one count of harassment. According to court records…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
According to criminal complaint, state police arrest Michael James Whittaker, 23, after finding him wandering Limeport Pike naked.
A Lower Milford man is facing charges of indecent exposure, open lewdness, and disorderly conduct after state police say he was wandering through a Lower Milford neighborhood naked and yelling while banging on front doors and spitting at police. According to a criminal complaint, police were dispatched at 2am Oct. 7 to Powder Lane in Lower Milford after receiving complaints of a "naked person banging on doors and yelling throughout the neighborhood." The complaint goes on to say that when state police arrived, they observed a man, later identified as Michael James Whittaker, 23, walking north on Limeport Pike barefoot, naked and yelling. The officer wrote that the man appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Police …
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.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Andrew Tyler Schantz, 23, of Lower Milford charged with attacking woman staying in his mother's house, telling her "You are lucky I didn't kill you yet."
A Lower Milford man is charged with threatening to kill a woman in front of her 5-year-old son over comments on the woman's Facebook page. Andrew Tyler Schantz, 23, is charged with terroristic threats, simple asault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment with physical contact after police say he attacked a woman living in his mother's home. Police sources say the incident stems from comments about Schantz the woman posted on her Facebook profile. The woman, not romantically linked to Schantz, was staying in the home of Schantz's mother temporarily. According to the criminal complaint, Schantz approached the victim in the home around 11pm July 10 brandishing a rifle. Schantz told the woman, "You are lucky I didn't kill you …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
An Emmaus man is charged with driving under the influence after a routine traffic stop
A simple seat belt violation turned into a DUI arrest when an Emmaus man drove into the 1600 block of Limeport Pike. Lower Milford Police, participating in a PennDOT approved seat belt awareness enforcement, had set up a zone in the Limeport area. Officers were handing out information from the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) about seat belt enforcement when the suspect's truck approached. According to the criminal complaint, Bill Madsen, 29, was drinking at his grandfather’s house before traveling through the enforcement zone. Upon approaching the truck, officers noticed Madsen did not have a seat belt on, police say. Madsen’s reportedly appeared nervous and smelled of alcohol. When told he smelled of alcohol, Madsen…
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Gregory A. Kidd, 21, is facing possession and paraphernalia charges.
Coopersburg police have charged Gregory A. Kidd, 21, of Coopersburg with drug-related offenses after pulling over a silver Volkswagen Jetta for disregarding traffic stops. According to a criminal complaint of the July 1 arrest, police observed that Kidd, the driver of the vehicle, had bloodshot and glassy eyes. Police also stated there was a strong odor of marijuana. Police performed a pat-down of Kidd and found a small, soft package that Kidd identified as pot. After placing Kidd under arrest and removing passengers from the car, police found a backpack on the floorboards. Inside the backpack were seven baggies filled with marijuana, a glass smoking pipe with residue and a small Jolly Rancher box containing $760 in cash, the complaint …