Tuesday, December 11, 2012
And five other stories in these Baldwin Borough police notes.
Charges for Whitehall, Baldwin Township Men A Baldwin Borough police officer approached a motorist stopped in a driveway along the 600 block of Charlotte Drive at around 2 p.m. on Saturday for almost causing an accident near that driveway, according to a police report. The officer reported smelling alcohol coming from the vehicle of the driver—Christopher James Laplace, 20, of Glowood Drive in Whitehall Borough—who said that he was visiting a friend on Charlotte. Laplace, who was joined by four other people in his vehicle, later changed his story and said that he was dropping people off at the Charlotte driveway, the officer reported. But another person in the vehicle said that Laplace panicked and simply pulled into the driveway to avoid …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Expects delays on weekdays through Nov. 19.
Crews from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 11-0 will perform guide rail repairs on the bridge that carries Glass Run Road over Glass Run in north Baldwin Borough, beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, weather permitting. Lane closures will occur as needed on the bridge, which is found between Gensler and Cathell roads, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Monday, Nov. 19. The work is part of a $1.8-million contract with Allison Park Contractors, Inc., for improvements on several area bridges. Motorists are advised to use caution and expect possible delays when traveling through the work area. Read about other roadwork in and around Baldwin-Whitehall here. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and …
Monday, October 8, 2012
And a criminal mischief report in these Baldwin Borough police notes.
Car Over Hillside Nets DUI Arrest Baldwin Borough police officers went to a home on Glass Run Road at around 10:42 p.m. on Thursday for a report of a vehicle driving in the home's yard. The vehicle—a red 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix—had entered the yard from Cathell Road, gone down a hillside on the home's property and collided with a tree, according to a police report. The vehicle was unoccupied when the officers arrived at the scene, and its engine was still running. Officers checked the contents of the vehicle and found two cans of Miller Lite and a debit card with the name "Brian Bernthaler" on it. The vehicle was also registered in Bernthaler's name. Officers from the Mt. Oliver Police Department went to Bernthaler's address on Brownsville…
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
It could have been because of this.
A car crashed into a utility pole in north Baldwin Borough sometime either late on Tuesday night or early on Wednesday morning, according to this WPXI report and Baldwin-Whitehall Patch readers. Two local residents have told the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch that the crash occurred on Churchview Avenue, and one Churchview resident near Cathell Road reported that her home lost power for a short time. WPXI has reported that the car severed the utility pole in halves and that two people were injured in the wreck. Their conditions are unknown. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.