Possession of Marijuana and DUI
Desiree McNamara 20 yr old female – Belvidere Corner Rd., Mount Bethel PA
On 11/11/2015, SBRPD filed charges of Possession of Marijuana and DUI for being under the influence of Marijuana against McNamara. McNamara was stopped for a traffic violation on 10/23/2015 at app. 11:45pm on W. Pennsylvania Ave. in Pen Argyl. Marijuana was observed in the vehicle and McNamara failed field coordination tests. She was taken into custody and later transported to the Easton DUI Center and released.
Aggravated Assault and Related Charges
Ronald Torgersen 20 yr old male – West St., Wind Gap PA
On 11/8/2015 at 11:40 pm, SBRPD officers were called to the area of 130 N. Broadway – Scorecard Sports Bar for a report of two males attempting to break windows and damage a sign. When a SBRPD officer arrived on scene, he found two males fighting on the ground. Once the subjects were separated, Torgersen fled on foot after pushing the officer away. The officer caught Torgersen, but Torgersen managed to run a short distance before the officer deployed a Taser, stopping him. Torgersen was taken into custody. The second subject fled to the rear of the bar and has not been arrested to date. Torgersen was taken to St. Luke’s hospital for a facial injury that he suffered from falling to the ground after the Taser was deployed. He was later released and arraigned. He was placed in the Northampton County Prison for failing to post $5,000 / 10% bail.
Brian Hummel 45 yr old male – N. Heller Ave., Pen Argyl PA
On 11/11/2015 at approx. 8:00pm, SBRPD officers were called to a domestic dispute on N. Heller Ave. in Pen Argyl Borough. Upon investigating the incident, police learned that Hummel assaulted a female inside the residence. Police took Hummel into custody, charging him with Simple Assault and related offenses. Hummel was arraigned and released on unsecure bail.