Media Release – 6/26/2020

Date of Incident: 6/23/ 2020
Time of Incident: 7:45am
Location of Incident: 100 Block of W. Main St. Pen Argyl Borough
Nature of Incident: Aggravated Assault/ Strangulation/ Simple Assault/ Terroristic Threats/ Recklessly Endangering Another Person
Suspect(s): Darrin Sanderson (Warrant for Arrest)
Summary:
On June 23rd 2020 Officers were notified of a domestic assault Victim at the hospital. Through an investigation Officers obtained an active Arrest Warrant for Darrin Sanderson.

Media Release – 6/26/2020

Date of Incident: 5/25/ 2020
Time of Incident: 2:29am
Location of Incident: Indian Tr. Wind Gap Borough
Nature of Incident: Vehicle Chop Shop/ Receiving Stolen Property
Suspect(s): Nathan Jones and Fredrick Burd (Warrant for Arrest)
Summary:
On May 25th 2020 Officers were notified of a motorcycle stolen from an impound lot at a local tow company. Through an investigation the motorcycle was located in the possession of Nathan Jones and Fredrick Burd with an obliterated Vehicle Identification Number in Wind Gap Borough. Jones was taken into custody on June 17th 2020 and lodged at Northampton County Jail, there is an active Warrant for Arrest for Burd.

Media Release 6/22/2020

Date of Incident: June 15, 2020

Time of Incident: 8:08PM

Location of Incident: Blue Valley Dr @ E Main St, Pen Argyl Borough

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Warrant Arrest

Suspect(s):  Jeremy MARTIN, age 40 of Pen Argyl, PA

Summary:

MARTIN was taken into custody following a traffic stop due to an active warrant for his arrest out of the Northampton County Sheriff’s Department. MARTIN was transported to the Northampton County Prison. MARTIN was also found to be in possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in the vehicle, a citation was filed.

Media Release – 6/22/2020

Date of Incident: June 16, 2020
Time of Incident: 12:17AM
Location of Incident: 5800 block of Sullivan Trl, Plainfield Twp
Nature of Incident/Arrest: Assault
 
Suspect(s): Jessi STEINMETZ, age 25, of Nazareth, PA
 
Summary:
Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 5800 block of Sullivan Trail in Plainfield Twp. As a result of the on-scene investigation STEINMETZ was taken into custody for simple assault and harassment. STEINMETZ was transported to the Northampton County Central Booking Center.

Media Release – 6/22/2020

Date of Incident: June 11, 2020

Time of Incident: 12:19AM

Location of Incident: S. Broadway @ E. West St, Wind Gap Borough

Nature of Incident/Arrest: Traffic Offense

Suspect(s):  Jason BROWN, age 40 of Wind Gap, PA

Summary:

An officer on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Jason BROWN. BROWN was found to be operating the vehicle while his driver’s license was under a DUI related suspension and was found to have prior convictions making the offense a misdemeanor charge. Charges were filed.

 

Media Release – 6/22/2020

Date of Incident: May 8, 2020
Time of Incident: 10:46PM
Location of Incident: 800 block of Benders Church Rd, Plainfield Twp
Nature of Incident/Arrest: Narcotics
 
Suspect(s): Michael CAGGIANO, age 32 of Pen Argyl, PA
Shawa STEPHENS, age 24 of Pen Argyl, PA
Holly HORMANN, age 29 of Flemington, NJ
Brandon LATTEMANN, age 31 of Portland, PA
 
Summary:
Officers were dispatched to an incident at a residence in the 800 block of Benders Church Rd in Plainfield Twp. While investigating the incident officers observed narcotics in plain view within the residence. A search warrant was obtained for the residence. As a result of the investigation Heroin, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and drug paraphernalia was seized resulting in drug related charges being filed on the above individuals.

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