Bethlehem Police Swear in Two

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 8, 2013

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

On October 8, 2013 the City of Bethlehem Police Department proudly swore in two officers.

Officer Joshua Rymon, a native of Washington, NJ comes to the City of Bethlehem Police Department after serving four years with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department.  Officer Rymon is a certified International Police Mountain Bike Instructor as well as a Crisis Intervention officer.  Officer Rymon graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Comparative Criminal Justice.  Officer Rymon, badge 412, is assigned to the Department’s 1st Platoon.

Officer Glenn Woolard, a native of Coatsville PA comes to the City of Bethlehem Police Department following service with the United States Army 1st Batallion/75th Ranger Regiment.  During his service in the United States Army, Woolard deployed three times during Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan.  Besides his military service, Woolard is an accomplished baseball player, having been drafted in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball Entry Draft.  Officer Woolard, badge 413, is assigned to the Department’s 3rd Platoon.

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Child Luring Incident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 7, 2013

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

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On October 7, 2013 the City of Bethlehem Police Department took a report from a Broughal Middle School student regarding a child luring incident that took place.  The student stated a light skinned male, operating a white Ford sedan with tinted windows, approached him while he was walking in the area of Broughal Middle School.  The student stated the male attempted to lure him into the vehicle.

If anyone sees a vehicle matching this description, please call Bethlehem Police at 911.  Parents are asked to remind their children about not accepting rides from strangers and to report any suspicious acts to Police.

Arrest Made in Daytime Shooting

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OCTOBER 1 2013

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

On September 30, 2013 the City of Bethlehem Police Department responded to the 900 block of High St on a report of shots being fired.

900 block High St

900 block High St

Patrol units and Police Criminal Investigation Unit members began an investigation into the shooting.  Information was developed during the course of the investigation.  Based upon this information an arrest warrant was obtained for Raeshawn Perez aka “Gun Play”, 18 year old male, charging him with Attempted Homicide, Aggravated Assault, and firearms violations.

Raeshawn "Gun Play" Perez

Raeshawn “Gun Play” Perez

On October 1, 2013, Perez turned himself in to the City of Bethlehem Police Department.  He was arraigned on the charges and committed to Northampton County Prison on $500,000 bail.