Oh people of Bethlehem, you are letting this happen. You are lethally passive and apathetic, watching, waiting, accepting these events quietly.
- [PA] "Bloodbath imminent." Officer Weigold charged w/ terroristic threats, stalking, harassment- ... She says her husband jammed a clip in his handgun and told her a "blood bath" was imminent... Donna Weigold said her husband said he would kill her. The couple's 10-year-old daughter called Lehigh Township police. "He then told me to tell the police it was just a verbal argument"....
- [PA] Despite BLOODBATH threat, Officer Weigold is going home - ...Donna Weigold withdrew her PFA in October and her divorce complaint in November, according to records. She's also indicated "she does not wish to proceed with any criminal charges and wishes for the criminal action to be concluded"...
Charles Weigold had dispute with his wife; he's still on administrative duty.
Allentown Morning Call, PA
January 9, 2009
A Bethlehem police officer who pleaded guilty Wednesday to harassment charges in a dispute with his wife remains on administrative duty... Charles Weigold, 49, of Lehigh Township, will pay a $1,000 fine and court costs, said Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Taschner. While Weigold's guilty plea ends the criminal case against him, Weigold will remain on administrative duty until police complete an internal investigation... [Full article here]
Bethlehem cop pleads guilty to harassing wife, will pay fine
Thursday, January 08, 2009
EASTON | A Bethlehem police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges that he violated a court order not to contact his wife after she filed a protection from abuse order against him, records say. Charles Weigold, of Lehigh Township, tried to contact his wife through his children, records say. Weigold was originally charged with stalking, making terroristic threats and harassment. Those charges were withdrawn Wednesday by Northampton County Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Taschner and a single charge of harassment was filed. Taschner said the withdrawn case hinged on the testimony of Donna Weigold, who recanted her statement...Weigold is still currently employed by the Bethlehem Police Department... [Full article here]
Most Serious Charges Dropped Against Bethlehem Cop
01-07-2009 05:40 PM ET
A Bethlehem police officer charged with stalking and harassing his wife appears to be off the hook. A judge dismissed the most serious charges against Charles Weigold. Instead, Weigold will pay a fine of more than $1,100 for misdemeanor charges... [Full article here]
Bethlehem police officer facing divorce after threatening wife
by Colin McEvoy
Friday August 01, 2008, 6:18 PM
Almost two weeks after threatening his wife with a "bloodbath" during an argument, Bethlehem police officer Charles Weigold is facing a divorce. Donna Weigold filed divorce papers this week against her husband, who told her last month she would "look better with a bullet between (her) eyes"... [Full article here]
officer-involved domestic violence recant