Archive for category Crime

Man in group breaking into cars in Bethlehem chucks gun, cops say

Police were called to the 700 and 800 blocks of Dellwood Street around 3:52 a.m. Aug. 15 after a report a group of men was trying car door handles.

A 19-year-old Palmerton man to…

Newspaper carrier arraigned on stolen check charges

She is free on bail in two cases, records show.

Krystal Ogilvie, 35. (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) 
A woman accused of stealing checks and credit card bil…

Army vet suffering from PTSD admits killing father in Northampton

He was sentenced soon after the plea.

A U.S. Army reservist who served in Iraq and said he was suffering from PTSD pleaded guilty Friday to killing his father on Aug. 9, 2016, in…

Have you seen this pair who police say stole lobster, meds?

The thefts totaled more than $1,500, police say.

Slate Belt Regional police are trying to identify a man and woman who they say stole medications, meats, lobster and shrimp …

Man aiming bow and arrow at trooper is shot, police say

The man is hospitalized with a leg wound, Pennsylvania State Police say.

A 42-year-old man twice on Thursday afternoon pulled and attempted to aim a compound bow at a Pennsy…

‘Keep them rolling’: Doctor accused of pushing dangerous painkiller on patients

Kenneth Sun, with practices in Phillipsburg and Wind Gap, was allegedly paid by the drug maker.

TRENTON — A few weeks after applying for a lucrative speaking gig with a dru…

Have you seen newspaper carrier who allegedly stole checks?

The 35-year-old also took and used credit card numbers from bills, police say.

Forks Township police are looking for the public’s help in locating a newspaper carrier they s…

‘Payback’ killing witness: Gunman walked in bar doorway and shot

A co-defendant told police he and Jacob Holmes Jr. fled after the shooting and went to have a drink.

An Easton bar owner testified Thursday that one night in 2009 he heard a knoc…

Groin-shooting dad surrenders, report says

The 40-year-old is charged with shooting his 20-year-old daughter’s 29-year-old boyfriend, a newspaper says.

A 40-year-old Schuylkill County man, charged with shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in the groin, surrendered Wednesday to face attempted homicide and related counts, according to a published report.

Donald Jenkins Jr.Donald Jenkins Jr. (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) 

Donald Jenkins Jr., of Shenandoah, was transferred from Pottsville police to Pennsylvania State Police and was arraigned Wednesday afternoon before District Judge Christina E. Hale, the Republican Herald newspaper in Pottsville and records show.

Jenkins is charged with shooing Emmanuel Cancel, 29, on Sunday afternoon in a room at a Motel 6, in West Mahanoy Township in the county, the newspaper said.

Jenkins’ daughter Jasmine Marie Jenkins, 20, rented the room and was there at the time of the argument and subsequent shooting, the newspaper said.

Jasmine Marie Jenkins told authorities that her father was upset because she was going out with Cancel, the newspaper said, citing court papers.

Man shoots daughter’s boyfriend, police say

Donald Jenkins Jr. was sent to county prison in lieu of $250,000 bail, records show. He tentatively faces a preliminary hearing 10:10 a.m. Nov. 6 in Hale’s court.

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Bloods member charged in July 4 killing, police say

A 19-year-old died and his brother was wounded, police report.

A 25-year-old Allentown gang member was arraigned Wednesday afternoon on charges that he shot and killed a 19-…