All golfers hit a slice now and again. Heck, it took professional golfer Kevin Na 16 shots to complete a par-4 ninth hole April 14 at the Valero Texas Open.
However, three local golfers experienced some bad luck of their own recently when -- one way or another -- they apparently lost their bags filled with clubs. Still, their luck may be improving, since those were found April 19 in the .
Those looking to claim the bags should call Trooper James Ford at 610-395-1438.
Uh, uh, uh. Not so fast. Did they forget something?
Speaking of slices, fast food is great, but it's often a good idea to slow things down just a bit to be sure you don't miss a step. That's the case with four juveniles who ordered a pie at . The meal must have been so good that they ordered an additional pizza to go. Problem was, they forgot to pay for all of it . . . maybe.
Three girls and a boy ate then ordered the additional medium pizza to go and left the store at 4536 Hamilton Blvd. about 10:20 p.m. April 22, according to state police at Fogelsville.
Ah, those details -- such as paying the bill -- can kill you every time. State police are looking for the four . . . to issue a reminder.
They told you so
Remember that sobriety checkpoint state police promised last week? Well, they remembered it, too.
Police set up the detail along Route 222 in Lower Macungie at 10:30 p.m. Friday. They did not say how long they conducted the checkpoint but said it netted three arrests for DUI, one for drug possession, one for underage drinking and several other traffic citations and warnings.
In other Lower Macungie police incidents:
Criminal mischief: Reported April 13 by Philip Unterbert, 28 of Alburtis; three windows broken overnight on his vehicle parked in a driveway in the 1700 block of Pinewind Drive, police said; no value given.
Identity theft: Reported March 29 by Angel Rodriguez of the 1400 block of Mohr Circle, Lower Macungie; someone opened an account using the victim's identification, police said; no loss value given.
Criminal mischief: Reported April 8 by an unidentified owner at 2020 Strathmore Drive, Lower Macungie; window broken overnight on a vehicle parked in the driveway, police said; no loss value given.
Arrested: Cortney Fegley, 22, of the 200 block of North Street, Emmaus; April 21 for driving under the influence, police said; troopers stopped to assist Fegley, whom they say was pulled into the lot of a closed business at 6268 Hamilton Blvd. and was intoxicated; blood-alcohol test results pending.
Charged: Zachariah Heilman, 36, of the 1500 block of N. Leh St., Allentown, April 20 with drug possession; police said accused was stopped for a stop sign violation and surrendered marijuana and a pipe to troopers.
Theft: Reported April 12 by Douglas and Marie Kirk of the 2000 block of Silvano Drive; several jewelry items were taken from the master bedroom between March 26 and April 12, police said; no value given.
Theft: Reported April 2 by Michael Kelly from the 6600 block of Pioneer Drive; items including a credit card were taken from an unlocked vehicle outside the residence between 5 p.m. and noon, police said; thief attempted to use the credit card; no loss value given.
Underage drinking: a girl from Emmaus was found to have been drinking alcohol at 7:40 a.m. April 20 during school hours at Lower Macungie Middle School, 6299 Lower Macungie Road, police said; a boy from Emmaus was found to have marijuana at the school at the same time, police said.
Criminal mischief: Reported in the area of Knerr and Scenic View drives April 28, police said; Ayesha Herrera said rocks were used to break four windows of her residence causing $1,000 damage; Jason Ujobagy said rocks dented a car in his driveway and broke a car window causing $2,000 damage; Patrice Berger of Gehman Road reported $250 in damage to a storm door.
Criminal mischief: Mary Lynn Taylor, 63, of Allentown, was charged with allegedly cutting a shrub of Nicole Fessler of the 1000 block of Barnside Road; Taylor did not like the appearance of the shrub, police said.
Retail theft: Wal-Mart at 1091 Mill Creek Road reported three incidents between April 26 and 30; unidentified person took $453 in merchandise, then dropped it and fled; 17-year-old Emmaus boy was caught with $24 in Yu Gi Oh cards and energy drink; 25-year-old man switched merchandise with that of another container, police said.
Theft: Reported April 29 by Michael Osman in the 1900 block of Strathmore Drive; registration plate, registration paperwork and about $50 removed from motorcycle in front of residence, police said.
Charged: Gerald Bertie, 18, of W. Franklin Street, Topton; Rebecca Myers, 18, of Spruce Street, Wescosville, and a 16-year-old girl April 29 with criminal conspiracy to commit criminal mischief; smashed three windows on a 1997 car owned by Brian Petix, 28, of 2334 Silvano Drive, police said; $400 estimated damage.
Charged: Tyler Zosky, 18, of Allentown; April 30 with driving under the influence and underage drinking; operator was seen driving erratically along Hamilton Boulevard between Lower Macungie Road to Krock's Road; failed field sobriety test, police said.