AGGRESSIVE DRIVING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 24, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

The City of Bethlehem Police Department to Participate in Aggressive-Driving Enforcement Initiative

The City of Bethlehem Police Department will be joining the Pennsylvania State Police and over 330 municipal agencies to conduct the first targeted aggressive driving enforcement from Oct. 26 through Nov. 22, 2014.

Bethlehem Police will target Route 378, Route 191 (Linden Street) and any other roadway in Bethlehem.

As part of the Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project the first wave will aim to reduce the number of aggressive -driving related crashes, injuries and deaths on over 400 roadways throughout the State. Any aggressive driver stopped by police will receive a ticket.

Municipal police agencies that participated in last year’s campaign wrote 53,587 aggressive-driving related citations, including 31,150 for speeding alone. Traffic Control Signal Signs was the second most-common offense, resulting in 5,011 citations. Additionally, the enforcement brought about 51 felony arrests, 145 DUI arrests and 179 drug-related arrests.

The aggressive driving enforcement is a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  Please visit www.justdrivePA.org for more information.

Media contact: Lt. Jeremy Alleshouse (610) 865-7155

BPD NEEDS YOUR HELP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 22, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

On 10-13-14 the (2) males depicted in the photographs are captured on video surveillance stealing (7) money gram checks valued at $1,700.00 dollars from Envios Giraldo check cashing business located at 331 S. New street Bethlehem Pa, 18015. If anyone can identify the (2) actors depicted in the photograph contact Detective Moses Miller at 610-997-7674.

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THANK YOU STEFANO’S RESTAURANT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OCTOBER 1, 2014

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA

On Saturday, September 27th, Officer Holschwander with Raven and Officer Buskirk with Pharaoh, made an appearance at Stefano’s Restaurant at 2970 Linden Street to celebrate their 30th Anniversary of being open to serve the citizens of Bethlehem. Mr. and Mrs.  Lombardo, owners of Stefano’s Restaurant, graciously contributed $3,000.00 to the Mounted Patrol Unit Wish Fund.

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The members of the Bethlehem Police Mounted Patrol Unit, along with Mayor Robert Donchez, Chief Mark DiLuzio and the Police Department, would like to extend a “THANK YOU” to Stefano’s Restaurant for their generous donation and for their partnership with The Mounted Unit.  Stefano’s Restaurant joins our other generous Community Partners, Giving Club Members, and Adopt-A-Horse sponsors in helping the Mounted Patrol Unit minimize the impact of the operational costs on the city tax payers.

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Visit Stefano’s Restaurant at 2970 Linden St. for great food and company.

Thank you again.

Sincerely;

Mark A. DiLuzio

Chief of Police