Media Release – 6/19/2020

Date of Incident: 06/17/2020

Time of Incident: 2355

Location of Incident: Turkey Hill, Pen Argyl

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Suspicious Activity resulting in charges for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia

Suspect(s): Matthew Pepe, 37 y/o W/M, Pen Argyl, Pa

Summary:

While on patrol an officer observed a male in the parking lot of Turkey Hill after business hours waiving his arms around to gain attention. During the course of investigating the incident a baggie containing marijuana was seized from Matthew Pepe. Charges were filed as a result of this incident.

Media Release – 6/19/2020

Date of Incident: 06/17/2020

Time of Incident: 1831

Location of Incident: 400blk N Schanck Ave Pen Argyl, Pa 18072

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Welfare Check resulting in charges for Drug Paraphernalia

Suspect(s): Jesse Volkert, 43 y/o W/M, Pen Argyl, Pa

Summary:

The officer was on patrol when a male slumped over a steering wheel was discovered in the 400blk of N Schanck Ave. A welfare check was conducted and as a result of the investigation, drug paraphernalia was seized belonging to Jesse Volkert. Charges were filed as a result of this incident.

Media Release – 6/11/2020

Date of Incident: 06/09/2020
Time of Incident: 0256
Location of Incident: 5822 Sullivan Trl, Nazareth, Pa
Nature of Incident/Arrest: Loitering and Prowling resulting in charges for Loitering and Prowling at Night Time, Simple Trespassing, and Criminal Mischief.

Suspect(s): Erik Voelker, 28 y/o white male, Nazareth, Pa

Summary:
Officers were dispatched to a male loitering around the property at 5822 Sullivan Trail. Officers investigated the incident and found that Erik Voelker had been observed on the property without permission or purpose attempting to make contact with the residents of the listed address. Officers observed damage to property at 5822 Sullivan Trail that Erik Voelker later admitted to causing when he was leaving the property after he learned police were called to intervene. Charges were filed against Voelker in relation to this incident.

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident: Sunday, March 8, 2020

Time of Incident: 6:46 am

Location of Incident:  Mill Rd, Pen Argyl, PA  18072

Nature of Incident/Arrest: DUI, Drug Paraphernalia, and other traffic offense.

Suspect(s): Laurel A. Pennucci, 30/W/F

Summary:  On this date, Officers were dispatched to Mill Rd, in reference to a single vehicle crash.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Laurel Pennucci.  Officers detected the odor of alcohol emanating inside the vehicle, and found drug paraphernalia.  The suspect was taken to Lehigh Valley – Pocono Hospital for a legal blood draw.  Upon receipt of the suspect’s blood test results showed she was under the influence of alcohol.  Charges were filed on Monday, June 1, 2020

 

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident: May 19, 2020
Time of Incident: 9:49PM
Location of Incident: W. West St @ Water St, Wind Gap Borough
Nature of Incident/Arrest: Narcotics
 
Suspect(s): Akil PULYADO Jr, age 21 of Wind Gap, PA
 
Summary:
An officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle code violation. During the course of the stop Marijuana and drug paraphernalia was recovered. PULYADO was released, drug charges as well as summary vehicle code violations were filed.

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident: May 25, 2020
Time of Incident: 12:34AM
Location of Incident: N Lehigh Ave @ Park Ave, Wind Gap Borough
Nature of Incident/Arrest: Narcotics
 
Suspect(s): Crystal PETERSON, age 32 of Bath, PA
 
Summary:
An officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop after observing a vehicle code violation. During the course of the stop Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was recovered from the vehicle. PETERSON was released, drug charges as well as summary vehicle code violations were filed.

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident: May 23, 2020

Time of Incident: 2:22AM

Location of Incident: 1035 Blue Valley Drive, Plainfield Twp

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Warrant Arrest

Suspect(s):  Dorian FERRARO, age 53 of Mount Bethel, PA

Summary:

FERRARO was taken into custody following a traffic stop due to an active warrant for her arrest out of the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department. FERRARO was transported to the Northampton County Prison

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident:  05/25/2020

Time of Incident: 1758hrs

Location of Incident: CVS Pharmacy; 855 S Broadway Wind Gap, Pa 18091

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Retail Theft resulting in charges for Retail Theft

 

Suspect(s): Jamie Dale, 28 y/o white female, Philadelphia, Pa 19124

Heather Rauschmeier, 31 y/o white female, Burlington, NJ 08016

Summary:

On May 25, 2020 at 1758hrs Slate Belt Regional Police Department was dispatched to a theft in progress at the CVS in Wind Gap Borough. Upon arrival it was found that two females left the store without paying for a $349.99 item. An investigation was conducted and as a result Jamie Dale and Heather Rauschmeier were identified as the two female suspects. Arrest warrants were issued by Magistrate Schlegel to answer to charges of Retail Theft. Should anyone have any information on the whereabouts of either female please send us a message on Facebook or call 610-759-8517.

Media Release – 6/8/2020

Date of Incident:    05/25/2020

Time of Incident: 1758hrs

Location of Incident: CVS Pharmacy; 855 S Broadway Wind Gap, Pa 18091

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Retail Theft resulting in charges for Retail Theft

 Suspect(s): Jamie Dale, 28 y/o white female, Philadelphia, Pa 19124

Heather Rauschmeier, 31 y/o white female, Burlington, NJ 08016

Summary:

On May 25, 2020 at 1758hrs Slate Belt Regional Police Department was dispatched to a theft in progress at the CVS in Wind Gap Borough. Upon arrival it was found that two females left the store without paying for a $349.99 item. An investigation was conducted and as a result Jamie Dale and Heather Rauschmeier were identified as the two female suspects. Arrest warrants were issued by Magistrate Schlegel to answer to charges of Retail Theft. Should anyone have any information on the whereabouts of either female please send us a message on Facebook or call 610-759-8517.

Media Release – 06/01/2020

Date of Incident:    Saturday, May 23, 2020

Time of Incident: 9:16 a.m.

Location of Incident: 1st Blk. Of B St, Pen Argyl, PA 18072

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Corruption of Minors, Possession of Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia, Restrictions on Alcoholic Beverages

Suspect(s):

Luis Basantes, 30/W/M, Pen Argyl, PA 18072

Amber Warner, 37/W/F, Pen Argyl, PA 18072

Juvenile Female, Pen Argyl, PA 18072

Summary: On this date, Officers were dispatched to the 1st Blk. of B St, in reference to a “welfare check.”  Upon arrival, Officers discovered all three individuals sleeping in a vehicle.  Officers made contact with the individuals, and detected the odor of marijuana emanating inside the vehicle.  Pursuant to the automobile exception, a search of the vehicle was conducted.  Officers found marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an open container of alcohol.  Charges were filed.