Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Shaun Burke, 32, of Bushkill Township and Douglas Gibb, 22, of Pen Argyl are accused of breaking into the condemned site of a methamphetamine lab in Bath.
Two men are accused of breaking into a vacant Bath house that authorities say was the site of a methamphetamine lab and trying to get away with miscellaneous kitchen items. Police say they found Shaun Michael Burke, 32, of Bushkill Township and Douglas Robert Gibb, 22, of Pen Argyl inside the house at 127 Old Forge Drive around 2:40 a.m. Saturday. Gibb told police his ex-girlfriend told him to go to the house and retrieve her “stuff and kitchen appliances and knives,” court records say. Five people have been implicated in running the meth lab, and four are known to have been charged. Two of them are women, but the records do not identify Gibb’s girlfriend. Police raided the suspected lab on Nov. 6 -- Election Day. The house apparently was …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Jamie Lynn Kinghorn, 36, of Moore Township, is facing three felony drug counts as a result of an alleged $650 sale of 3.5 grams of meth to a confidential police informant in Bethlehem Township.
A Moore Township woman and a male accomplice have been arrested and charged with selling methamphetamine to a confidential police informant in Bethlehem Township, according to court papers filed by the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office. Jamie Lynn Kinghorn, 36, of 255 Nazareth Drive, and Nicholas Strohl, 26, who has no current address, are both facing three felony drug counts as a result of the alleged $650 sale of 3.5 grams of meth. The meeting between the suspects and the confidential informant took place on Nov. 21 at a township location that was not divulged in the arrest affidavit. The arrest was made by Thomas Sedor, a former Allentown police detective and a sworn narcotics agent for the Attorney General Bureau of Narcotics …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Colonial Regional Police executed a search warrant on Election Day morning at 127 Old Forge Drive in Bath Borough; so far, three people have been charged.
Five people are suspected of running a methamphetamine lab out of a house in Bath, and three so far have been charged. Colonial Regional Police executed a search warrant on Election Day morning at 127 Old Forge Drive and found the three people who have been charged. They also found such items inside and outside the house as protective gear for handling chemicals, an empty bottle of drain cleaner and “numerous” empty boxes of pseudoephedrine. A state police expert at the house called the items “precursors commonly used for the manufacturing of methamphetamine,” court records say. Two of those charged have addresses in Somerset County, N.J., as do the home's owners -- the owners have not been charged. The third person has a Philadelphia …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Three men are accused of operating a methamphetamine lab in the wooded area near the 300 block of Old Allentown Road in Bushkill Township.
A confidential informant led authorities to a working methamphetamine lab -- boiling liquid and all -- in a wooded area of Bushkill Township, according to police. The informant was also able to name the three men allegedly responsible for the lab. Bushkill Township Police, with the assistance of the Northampton County Drug Task Force, arrested Curtis J. Buskirk, 27, and Ricky L. Miller, 52, both of the 300 block of Old Allentown Road in Bushkill, and Martin J. Wilmer, 52, of 63 Hickory Hills Drive, Moore Township. When the alleged lab was handed over to a forensic scientist with the Pennsylvania State Police, she determined there were 712 grams of methamphetamine "or parts thereof" submitted to her for analysis, according to a police …
Monday, April 16, 2012
A mobile methamphetamine lab was busted and three people were initially taken into custody after a traffic stop Sunday night on Delabole Road in Plainfield Township.