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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Two charged with Aggravated Cruelty to Animals

NEWS RELEASE 11/19/2020

On November 15, 2020 the Bethlehem Police Department responded to an address on Wemple Rd, Glenmont for a report of a dog being shot and killed.   The investigation revealed that the owner of the dog, Mark T. Morby (age 48 ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Arrest made in Reckless Driving incident at Delaware and Kenwood Avenues on 11/7

NEWS RELEASE UPDATE 11/18/2020

On November 17, 2020, Mark A. Boucher – age 29, of Rensselaer was arrested on charges stemming from a crash that occurred on November 07, 2020 at the intersection of Delaware Av and Kenwood Av. Boucher was charged w...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Police Press Release - Bethlehem Police Offer Consolidated Services in Wake of MeTooBethlehem Posts

July 1, 2020

The Bethlehem Police Department is aware of a recently added Instagram profile entitled “Me Too Bethlehem”.  In barely twenty-four hours, over one hundred anonymous reports have been published on this account that ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Bethlehem Police Department Case 81-V-28-0026 – Unidentified Human Remains

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Bethlehem Police Department Case 81-V-28-0026 – Unidentified Human Remains

The Bethlehem Police Department continues to investigate the 1981 finding of human remains, in an effort to identify the decedent.

DNA of the decedent is now on file, howev...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Updates to New York State Child Safety Seat Law

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Updates to Child Safety Seat Law

            Effective November 1, 2019, New York State Law has been amended requiring all children under the age of two, be restrained in a rear-facing car seat. &nb...

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NYS Governor's Traffic Safety Committee Police Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Police Press Release - Are any fireworks legal in New York State?

With the the summer upon us, there have been many questions on legal and illegal fireworks.  The Bethlehem Police Department would like to clarify what fireworks are legal, and which are not.  Due to recent changes by the legislature the...

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