The volunteers who gathered at the historic Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse for a roadside cleanup on Countryside Lane are members of the Lower Saucon Township Historical Society, which twice a year cleans it up as part of the township’s Adopt-a-Road program.
A Lower Saucon Township man was struck and knocked to the ground by a passing minivan as he stood outside his vehicle at the intersection of Countryside Lane and Easton Road Thursday morning, township police said in a news release.
Lower Saucon Township Police said Sunday that they’re investigating two recent thefts in which tools and generators were reported stolen. In the first theft, police said an unknown person or persons entered a modular home in the 4100 block of Countryside Lane sometime during the overnight hours of Aug. 1-2 and stole “various construction tools” and a generator. In the second theft, police said an unknown person or persons entered a home under construction in the 1400 block of Greenwood Court and stole a chop saw and a generator. That theft occurred sometime between 6:30 p.m. Aug.
Lower Saucon Township Police said in a news release Wednesday that two handguns, a Vizio TV and jewelry boxes containing assorted items were stolen during a breakin Monday at a home in the 4100 block of Countryside Lane. Police said the breakin occurred sometime between 5:15 a.m. and 4:49 p.m.
Power tools were also taken from a detached garage, police said. Similar daytime burglaries in nearby Williams Township are currently being investigated by Pennsylvania State Police, according to an Express-Times story published Tuesday. Anyone with information about the Lower Saucon burglary is asked to call township police at 610-317-6110.
Lower Saucon Township Police announced Thursday that they’re investigating damage to nine mailboxes on Countryside Lane that was reported by residents. In a news release, police said the damage was caused by “unknown parties” and occurred between 9 p.m. Tuesday and 5 a.m. Wednesday, April 1. Anyone with information about the vandalism is asked to call township police at 610-317-6110.