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Thursday, November 15, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Man attempts to avoid arrest

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say troopers were investigating a report of a trespasser 10:45 a.m. Oct. 11 at 8358 Route 873, Washington Township, when they encountered Ted Arling Long, 51, of Walnutport.

He allegedly identified himself as several other individuals in an alleged attempt to avoid being arrested on an active warrant, police say.

Charges were filed against Long with District Judge Tom Creighton, Slatington.

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, allege Anthony Michael Moser, 27, of Germansville, shoved a family member to the ground twice around 6 p.m. Oct. 21 at 5269 Thompson St., Heidelberg Township.

Harassment charges were filed against Moser with District Judge Tom Creighton, Slatington.

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say a 65-year-old male from the 7300 block of Northgate Drive, Washington Township, reported to police 6:16 p.m. Oct. 25 his credit card information was stolen and used to make various purchases at several locations.

This incident remains under investigation, police say.

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say troopers responded to an inactive dispute with report of injury 4 p.m. Oct. 31 at 6240 Hunters Hill Road, Heidelberg Township.

Police say David Jon Minnich, 46, of Whitehall, after allegedly verbally attempting to enter a physical altercation with 17-year-old male from Germansville, approached the teen from the rear and grabbed him around the shoulders.

The teen in an attempt to break away from the grip of Minnich, allegedly turned and struck him in the head with a closed left hand, police say.

Police say the strike from the teen was enough to free him from Minnich’s grip.

The new men separated without further incident.

Charges were filed against Minnich with District Judge Tom Creighton, Slatington.