On the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Forks Township was hit with a rash of Theft from Motor Vehicles. Forks Township Police were dispatched to numerous reports of vehicles that were left UNLOCKED overnight and an unknown actor rummaged through them stealing mostly cash. Several surveillance videos were collected by Detectives along with processing vehicles for fingerprints. Fingerprints were submitted to the Pennsylvania State Police Crime Laboratory for analysis. The Crime Laboratory identified the prints belonging to Matthew L. Schaffer, which was also confirmed through surveillance video. Detectives interviewed Schaffer at Lehigh County Prison who admitted to the thefts which totaled $3,171. Forks Township Police encourage residents to lock your vehicles. Warrant was issued until Schaffer can be arraigned in Northampton County.