Troopers investigated area woman who was parked in Lower Macungie Park after sunset, they say.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Tad Miller
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Little suggests "up to no good" to police more than being in a park after dark. Might as well just have a neon sign saying, "Stop and frisk me now." In this case, no sign was necessary when police say they found a Macungie-area woman in Lower Macungie Park along Quarry Road at 8:52 p.m. Dec. 12. Maribel Guerrero, 18, was in her car when police stopped to question her. Questioning led to a search, which yielded several pieces of drug paraphernalia, according to state police at Fogelsville. Guerrero was arrested and charged with possessing drug paraphernalia, police said. Charges were filed through the office of Magisterial Districut Judge Michael Faulkner in Upper Macungie Township.
Police are investigating the discovery of 11 dead puppies that were also skinned in Lehigh County.
Update Nov. 27: The 11 small animals found dead and skinned near Lower Macungie's Quarry Park have now been tentatively identified as foxes because of their teeth. Further testing is needed to be sure. 2:30 p.m. Monday Update: New information indicates the puppies were skinned, not shaved as originally reported. Original report: An atrocious discovery near a Lower Macungie park marks the latest of animal cruelty cases in the Lehigh Valley this year. Eleven puppies were found dead with some partially inside a plastic bag off Quarry Road near Quarry Park around 4 p.m. Friday, according to state police. Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to call 610-395-1438. The puppy case may be connected to another disturbing incident…