Recent Crime News
Sunday Mar 22 | via WFMZ
Here's a look back at the stories that made headlines this week in the 69 News "Week in Review." Monday: In Lehigh County, a 20-year-old Army soldier from Maryland was arrested for allegedly killing his 14-year-old girlfriend's mother and burying her body. Comment?
Friday Mar 20 | via The Columbus Dispatch
A South Side man is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, after he was arrested Friday afternoon in the shooting death of a man at a Whitehall apartment complex. Justis Allyn Younger, 25, was arrested as he left a home on Roche Drive, on the North Side, according to Whitehall police. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Times News
A 20-year-old Maryland man has been arrested for the death of a 54-year-old Upper Macungie Township woman, whose body was discovered Sunday in South Whitehall Township. Caleb Gregory Barnes, a U.S. Army specialist 4 stationed at Fort Meade, Maryland, was arraigned Monday on homicide charges in the death of Cheryl L. Silvonek. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via WFMZ
A body found in Lehigh County early Sunday is now a homicide investigation and a Maryland man has been arrested. According to court documents, police were sent around 4:15 a.m. to check out a suspicious vehicle parked in the 5700 block of Haasdahl Road in South Whitehall Township. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via The Morning Call
A Whitehall Township police car sits on Roosevelt Street, parallel to MacArthur Road, Monday night after it crashed during the pursuit of a vehicle in which a man reportedly pushed a naked woman. The other vehicle was found later in Walnutport. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via WFMZ
A man and his girlfriend flee after a domestic incident in Lehigh County, police say, and a police officer rolled his car pursuing them. Police were called to a report of a domestic situation Monday night in the 4100 block of Roosevelt Street in Whitehall Township. Comment?
Feb 4, 2015 | via MyFoxPhilly
A 16-year old boy from Whitehall Township has been charged for possession of weapons of mass destruction and explosives. Police were called to the teen's home for an incident last week, where they found a locked box in a shed. Comment?
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