Catasauqua Press

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Northampton police

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 15

A report of an intoxicated male in the 1900 block of Canal Street was filed with the department.

A male and female causing a disturbance in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue was reported to police.

In the unit block of West 21st Street, a hit-and-run accident occurred. The report said a vehicle stopping for traffic was hit from behind by another vehicle. The operator of the offending vehicle asked to meet in the parking lot to exchange information but drove past the parking lot westbound on Route 329 over the Cementon-Northampton Bridge into Whitehall. That vehicle is described as an older, silver Acura with front-end damage and previous damage to the driver-side front fender. The operator is described as a Hispanic male in his early to mid 30s.

SEPT. 16

A male and female causing a disturbance in the 1400 block of Railroad Street was reported to police.

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Main Street brought out police to investigate. The report said a legally parked vehicle was egged.

Police investigated a theft from a vehicle in the 500 block of Main Street. The report said an unlocked, legally parked vehicle was entered, and a briefcase and a backpack were taken.

SEPT. 18

A reportable accident, involving one vehicle, occurred in the 1000 block of Main Street.

An unwanted male in the 1000 block of Wynnewood Drive was reported to the department.

Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a male and female in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue.

At West 21st and Mill streets, a reportable accident involving three vehicles took place.

Police conducted a warrant service in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue. While responding to an incident and talking to a male in the residence, an officer checked the man’s identification and found a warrant out of Bethlehem Police Department. The male was taken into custody and released to Bethlehem officers.

SEPT. 19

Police said a domestic dispute between a male and female in the unit block of West 21st Street occurred.

The department said a domestic dispute between two females occurred in the 1500 block of Main Street.

A theft from a vehicle in the 1800 block of Hokendauqua Avenue brought out police to investigate. The report said an unlocked, legally parked vehicle was entered, and a brown handbag with gold MK initials, brown Coach diaper bag and multicolored Mickey Mouse diaper bag were taken.

SEPT. 21

The department received a report of an electrical wire that was struck by a truck pulling the service box from the residence in the 600 block of East 10th Street.