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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via NJ.com
A 27-year-old Bethlehem man led city police on a high-speed pursuit after a domestic dispute, court records say. Bethlehem police obtained an arrest warrant for city resident Jonathan Caban, 27, after a high-speed chase early June 27, 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via Pocono Record
Having served time for his role in a theft ring, a convicted killer's brother is charged in two new stolen-property cases, the most recent of which was filed against him this week. Police said Richard Allen Gerber, 41, of Bethlehem, was found Monday with a stolen truck tractor and other vehicles stolen from New Jersey. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via The Morning Call
Frank R. Reed III, 35, of Upper Nazareth was arrested Friday. Police say he made threats to harm himself and others earlier this week. Comment?
Thursday Jun 11 | via NJ.com
Bethlehem police say they broke up a "fully functioning heroin mill" and arrested one as part of an ongoing investigation. Heroin was processed and bagged for street sales in the home in the 1000 block of Elm Street, city police Chief Mark DiLuzio said in a news release. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via The Morning Call
Playwright Brian McDermott and Patricia Squire in a scene from the Crowded Kitchen Players' produciton of 'The Bartender Chronicles.' The play opens Friday the Ice House in Bethlehem. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via NBC Philadelphia
A Lehigh Valley woman has been searching for answers since she was kidnapped 34 years ago. She's now going public on social media to try and track down her abductor and put an end to her nightmare. Comment?
Monday Jun 1 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The justices ruled today that it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis, of Bethlehem, Pa., would make a reasonable person feel threatened. Elonis was prosecuted for making illegal threats after he posted Facebook rants in the form of rap lyrics about killing his estranged wife, harming law enforcement officials and shooting up a school. Comment?
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