Emmaus driver stopped for driving 78 in a 40-mph zone in Lower Macungie is found with marijuana, troopers report.
As if getting pinched for driving 78 mph in a 45-mph zone wasn't bad enough, it was the contents of the vehicle's glove box that really caused the trouble, according to police. Malcolm Jerome Wilson of Emmaus was pulled over for speeding at 2:24 a.m. Feb. 17 at Route 222 and Krocks Road in Lower Macungie Township, said state police at Fogelsville. Asked to produce driver's information, a plactic bag containing suspected marijuana came into plain view in the open glove box. The substance was identified as marijuana following a field test, police said. And, the weight of the substance was about 0.8 grams. Wilson was charged with speeding, and possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.
The following Lower Macungie Township incidents have been reported by state police at Fogelsville
Charged: Marcus George Dengler, no age provided, at 8:43 p.m. Feb. 23 in the 2700 block of Springhaven Place; found to possess unspecified type and quantity of illegal drugs and paraphernalia, police said. Theft from motor vehicle: Reported by an unspecified 17-year-old at 1473 Dayspring Drive between 9 p.m. Feb. 21 and 8 a.m. Feb. 22; car broken into and money and gift cards taken, police said; no value given. Charged: Adam John Kooker, 21, of Breinigsville with retail theft at Kohl's Department Store, 6900 Hamilton Blvd.; 4:20 p.m. Feb. 17 with retail theft; observed by loss prevention officers conceling several unspecified items that were not paid for, police said; no value given. Criminal mischief: Reported Feb. 16 by Larry Dengler of …