Media Release – 6/7/2019

Arrested on Warrant

On June 6, 2019, SBRPD was called to the Giant in the Wind Gap Shopping Center in Wind Gap Borough for a report of a male who was passed out at that location.  Officers arrived and found the male in front of the store. Officers found that he was hiking along the Appalachian Trail for the past few weeks. He provided officers with a false name.  After investigation, police determined that the hiker was wanted out of Connecticut for a Probation Violation with the original charge being Possession of Child Pornography. He was taken into custody and charged with being a Fugitive from Justice.  He was remanded to the Northampton County Prison.

Media Release – 4/14/2019

Endangering the Welfare of a Child / Possession of a Controlled Substance / DUI
On 4/14/2019 at 6:15pm, a SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle in the 6200 block of Sullivan Trail. The officer located drug paraphernalia and marijuana inside the car. There was a two year old child passenger inside the vehicle. The officer charged a 27 year old male from Allentown with the above charges. He was transported to the Northampton County Prison for arraignment.

Media Release – 4/3/2019

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On 4/3/2019 at 12:07 am, SBRPD officers were called to a 911 cell phone call in the area of Berhel Rd in Plainfield Twp.  Officers observed two people inside a car parked along the roadway. Upon checking on the occupants of the car, officers located Marijuana, Methamphetamine, scales, syringes, various pills and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.  Officers seized the items and took a 35 year old male from Nazareth and a 28 year old female from Jim Thorpe into custody. Both were transported to the Northampton County Prison for arraignment.

Media Release – 3/28/2019

Possession of Heroin / Paraphernalia
On 3/28/2019 at 9:40 am, SBRPD officers served an arrest warrant on a 34 yr old male on W. Sixth St. in Wind Gap Borough. Inside the home, officers observed drug paraphernalia and heroin packets in plain view. Officers seized 13 heroin packets, various pills and other drug related items from the home. The officers arrested the male, who was remanded to the Northampton County Correctional Center on $25,000 bail.

Media Release – 3/26/2019

Possession of Methamphetamine / Paraphernalia
On 3/26/2019 at 1:08 am, an SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle on S. Broadway for traffic violations. Inside, the officer located methamphetamine and needles along with various items of drug paraphernalia. The officer arrested a 36 yr old female from Bethlehem and a 29 year old male from Easton for drug charges.

Media Release – 3/17/2019

On 3/17/2019 at 1:30 pm, SBRPD officers responded to a report of a dispute on W. Main St. in Pen Argyl Borough. Police learned that a 52 yr old male from the 200 block of W. Main St. in Pen Argyl was involved in an argument with residents of an apartment in the 200 block of W. Main St. During the argument, the male pushed the resident. A Harassment citation was issued against the male.

Media Release – 3/6/2019

Possession of Controlled Substance
46 yr old female – Pen Argyl
On 3/5/2019 an officer conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle infraction. Upon further investigation, drugs were located in the vehicle and officers applied for a Search Warrant. Upon completion of the vehicle search numerous drugs and paraphernalia were discovered. The female was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Paraphernalia and traffic offenses.

Media Release – 3/6/2019

36 yr old male – Pen Argyl
On 3/5/2019 Officers were dispatched to a residence on N Westbrook Avenue, Pen Argyl for a domestic disturbance between a male and female. Police arrested the male who has been charged with Harassment.

Media Release – 3/4/2019

On 3/1/2019 at 11:03am, SBRPD responded to a report of an attempted retail theft at the Giant Food Store, 837 Male Rd in Wind Gap. Police learned that the offender walked out of Giant with over $140.00 in groceries and was stopped by loss prevention personnel. The offender was cited for summary Retail Theft.

Media Release – 3/4/2019

2/7/2019 – Driving Under the Influence
37 yr old female – Pen Argyl, PA
At 6:27pm on 2/7/2019, SBRPD responded to a motor vehicle crash at the 900 block of West Pennsylvania Avenue. Both drivers were transported to area hospitals for their injuries. It was determined through blood tests that one of the drivers was under the influence of a controlled substance. The suspect was charged with DUI, General Impairment and related traffic offenses.

2/28/2019 – Harassment
43 yr old male – Wind Gap, PA
Victim reported to police that soon-to-be ex husband was texting and calling excessively after being warned to cease the behavior.  Offender will be cited through the mail.