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Monday, June 17, 2019

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Driver arrested for DUI

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say Travis Kyle Schaffer, 55, of Lehigh County, was stopped 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2018, for a criminal mischief report and speeding on Kistler Road near Sechler Road, Lynn Township.

Police say the odor of alcohol was allegedly coming from inside his vehicle.

According to police, Schaffer allegedly was under the influence of alcohol to the extent he could not safely operate his vehicle.

He was arrested for driving under the influence and transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township, due to the alleged high blood alcohol content.

Schaffer was transported to Lehigh County Booking Center.

State Police Troop M, Fogelsville, say a Slatington woman reported 9:21 a.m. Dec. 8 coins and precious metals were stolen during an unwanted entry into a safety deposit box at New Tripoli Bank, 6748 Madison St., Lynn Township.