Northwestern Press

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Upper Macungie Twp Police

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Police respond to bomb threat

Upper Macungie Township police and the department’s bomb sniffing K-9, Toon, and his handler Ryan Rhoads responded 2:51 p.m. Dec. 18, 2018, for an explosive device threat at Lineage Logistic, 7132 Ruppsville Road, Upper Macungie Township.

This was the second time in less than two months for a bomb threat to be made at this location.

Employees were made aware of a handwritten note on a bathroom wall threatening the facility.

A sweep of critical areas within the facility was made by officers and K-9 Toon.

There was no indication an explosive ordnance was present with the search area, police say.

The facility was turned back over to employees.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.

Police say a 31-year-old man from the 200 block of Richard Drive reported a package was stolen around 3:30 a.m. Dec. 17, 2018, from the front step of his home.

This incident remains under investigation by police.

Police say a 68-year-old man from the 1400 block of Valley View Circle reported his mailbox was knocked from its post and smashed between 2:15-4 p.m. Dec. 12, 2018.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911.