Catasauqua Press

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Whitehall Township police apprehend wanted man

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by MARK RECCEK Special to The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township police on April 13 responded to a report of a wanted man in the 1200 block of North Lehigh Avenue.

According to a news release provided by township Chief of Police Michael J. Marks, police received a call around noon regarding the unwanted man. Upon arrival, police determined Angel Leon Jr. was inside a residence on North Lehigh Avenue, the release said.

The release also said Leon was taken into custody 4 p.m. without incident and was transported to Lehigh County Central Booking.

Leon is wanted on multiple warrants in Berks County, the release noted.

The Lehigh County Municipal Response Team (MERT) assisted township police.