Media Release – 2/19/2019

Possession of Marijuana/Paraphernalia 31 yr old male – Wind Gap PA

On 2/19/2019 at 9:43am, a SBRPD officer was conducting a speed enforcement detail on E. Third St. in Wind Gap Borough.  The officer stopped a vehicle for travelling 53 mph on 3rd. St.  When speaking to the driver, the officer smelled an odor of marijuana.  The driver admitted to having marijuana / paraphernalia in the car. Officers removed the items and charges will be filed at District Magistrate Schlegel’s office in Wind Gap.  

Media Release – 2/19/2019

Arrest – Simple Assault and Harassment 
41 yr old male – Wernersville PA
On 2/19/2019 at 10:40am, SBRPD officers responded to a report of an assault. Officers learned that the female victim was attempting to leave a residence on W. Main St. in Pen Argyl when the male slapped her and pushed her down a set of stairs. The male had fled the area prior to police arrival. At 10:20pm, a SBRPD officer noted the male’s car in the area of E. Main St. in Pen Argyl Borough. Officers located the male sleeping inside the residence on E. Main St. He was taken into custody and transported to Central Booking for arraignment.

Media Release – 2/20/2019

Arrest – Simple Assault and Harassment   

19 yr old female – Wind Gap

On 2/20/2019 at 2:10am, SBRPD officers responded to a home on Water St. in Wind Gap Borough for a report of a Domestic Dispute.  Officers arrived on scene and took a 19 year old female in to custody for Simple Assault and Harassment after finding that the female assaulted a male inside the home.  

Media Release – 2/19/2019

Simple Assault

On 2/18/2019 at 7:35 pm, SBRPD officers responded to a report of a Domestic Dispute on S. Schanck Ave. in Pen Argyl Borough.  Police arrested a 42 yr old male from the home for Simple Assault and Harassment. The male was taken into custody and transported to Northampton County Central Processing for an arraignment.

Media Release – 2/17/2019

Arrested for Aggravated Assault and Related Offenses     36 yr old Female – Bangor PA

On 2/17/2019 at midnight, SBRPD officers were called to the Blue Valley Lanes on E. Moorestown Rd. in Plainfield Twp for a report of a disturbance.  Police arrived in the area and learned that a female had just left the bowling alley and was intoxicated. While inside, she created a disturbance, throwing a drink at a person inside.  Police located the female on walking on E. Moorestown Rd. When police began speaking with her, she became uncooperative. While officers attempted to take her into custody for Public Drunkenness, she began to fight the officers, kicking, head-butting and trying to bite them.   She was taken into custody and charged with assault and related offenses. She was arraigned and bail was set at $30,000/10%.

Media Release – 2/15/2019

Charged with Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia   18 yr old Male – Wind Gap PA

On 2/15/2019 at 8:36 pm, a SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on S. Broadway at E. Third St. in Wind Gap Borough.  The officer found that the driver was in possession of marijuana and a smoking pipe. Charges will be filed at District Magistrate Schlegel’s Office in Wind Gap.  

Media Release – 2/15/19

Arrested on Outstanding Warrant  – 18 yr old Male – Wind Gap PA

On 2/15/2019 at 8:36 pm, a SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on S. Broadway at E. Third St. in Wind Gap Borough.  The officer learned that an 18 yr old passenger of the vehicle was wanted on an active warrant out of Washington Twp (Corruption of Minors).  The offender was taken into custody and transported to Washington Twp Police Department.

Media Release – 2/9/2019

Obstruction of the Administration of Law Enforcement 23 yr old female – Martins Creek PA

At 1:22 pm on 2-9-2019, a SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rudolph Rd in Plainfield Township.  Police subsequently took the male into custody for DUI. While officers were placing the suspect in to custody, a 23 yr old female passenger of the vehicle interfered with officers, striking and pushing an officer on the scene.  The female was taken in to custody and charged with Obstruction and Resisting Arrest.

Media Release – 2/9/2019

Driving Under the Influence and Related Offenses 22 yr old male – Bangor PA

At 1:22 pm on 2-9-2019, a SBRPD officer stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rudolph Rd in Plainfield Township.  Police subsequently took the male into custody for DUI after struggling with officers. While the suspect was standing near the police vehicle handcuffed, he abruptly smashed his head against the rear window of the police vehicle, breaking the window and causing a laceration to his head.  After being transported to St. Lukes Hospital for treatment, he was later released and taken to Northampton Central Booking for arraignment. The suspect was charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest, Institutional Vandalism, Driving while Suspended and Careless Driving.

Media Release – 2/13/2019

Arrested on Felony Warrant 27 yr old male – Walnutport PA

At 3;32 pm on 2-13-2019, SBRPD police stopped a vehicle for an expired registration in the 500 block of E. Main St. in Pen Argyl Borough.  Police spoke to the occupants of the vehicle and learned that a 27 year old male passenger was wanted on an active felony warrant for Robbery and Unlawful Restraint out of Lehighton Borough Police Department.  Officers took the male into custody and turned him over to Lehighton Borough Police.