Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Coplay police

Thursday, September 6, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police respond to disturbance

Borough police on Saturday responded to a disturbance in the 100 block of South Second Street on notice of an intoxicated woman.

On arrival, police located a 29-year-old Allentown woman, who said she was at a party in the area and the person who was to take her home backed out.

The woman was upset, police said, and was waiting for her mother to drive her back to Allentown. Police remained in the area until her ride arrived.

Money stolen

A resident of the 800 block of Chestnut Street reported the unauthorized use of her debit card.

Police said she reported her card was used without her knowledge on at least three occasions over the past month and $726 was withdrawn.

The theft was reported to the bank and police are investigating the theft.

Fare card reported stolen

A resident of the unit block of South Second Street entered the borough police station Aug. 29 to reporting a reduced-fare metro card had been stolen from his room.

The man told police he had a friend over to his place and he left the room to retrieve a beverage for his guest, police said. Later the man was unable to find the card, police said.

Fire reported

Borough police on Sunday responded to a report of something burning in the unit block of South Front Street.

Police at the scene spoke to a man staying at the address given and learned the person lit a charcoal grill and smelled something burning.

The Coplay Fire Department arrived and handled the situation accordingly.

Fraud reported

Maltida Calderon, 29, of Brooklyn, N.Y., faces fraud charges, according to Coplay police, arising from an incident Saturday, Sept. 1.

Police said Calderon allegedly attempted to withdraw money from an account she opened earlier in the day at KNBT Bank in Giant Food.

Coplay police said Calderon deposited $25 into the new account before returning to the bank in an attempt to withdraw $375. Police said they were told by the bank Calderon allegedly made similar attempts at banks in Whitehall, Northampton, Schnecksville and Walnutport.