Pa. Cop Cars Sidelined After Bed Bug Contact

Pa. Cop Cars Sidelined After Bed Bug Contact

City thoroughly cleans cars to stop possible contamination after an investigation uncovered bed bugs

July 12, 2012

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Four police cruisers in Pennsylvania were sidelined after coming in contact with a bed bug infestation, reports The Morning Call.

Bethlehem police were investigating a non-suspicious death at a home last week when they found bed bugs inside the residence, police told the newspaper. The vehicles were taken off the streets for a thorough cleaning.

Bethlehem Police Capt. David Kravatz told The Morning Call that the cleaning was a precautionary measure to ensure the possibility of the bugs spreading. He also cited record high temperatures at the time of the incident, which could foster faster bed bug infestation.

Read more at The Morning Call.

(Source: The Morning Call)