Catasauqua Press

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 18

A vehicle was damaged in the 700 block of Second Street.

Police assisted Bethlehem officers in the 100 block of Front Street.

An abandoned vehicle was ticketed and tagged in the 400 block of Second Street.

A streetlight was out on Railroad Street, the department said.

FEB. 19

In the 200 block of Bridge Street, there was an attempted entry to a garage.

On Race Street, officers conducted a welfare check. An individual was transported to a hotel.

A parking complaint on Second Street was reported.

FEB. 20

An investigation is continuing for a retail theft that occurred at 547 Front St.

In the 100 block of Milton Street, a lock box was damaged.

Police investigated a suspicious activity report in the 100 block of Milton Street.

A manhole cover was missing in the 300 block of Race Street. It was replaced by public works.

Police investigated a parking complaint on Pine Street. The report said the vehicle was tagged previously.

Extra patrol was requested for a civil matter in the 700 block of Railroad Street.

FEB. 21

Bamboo in the roadway on Lehigh Street was reported to police. It was moved by officers.

An item was thrown at a truck in the 800 block of Church Street.

A missing adult from the 100 block of Front Street was located.

A tree in the roadway on Church Street was reported. It was removed by the fire department.

On Tioga Street, a vehicle stop was conducted. An operator was cited and the vehicle towed.

Tires were damaged on St. John Street, police said.

FEB. 22

In the 400 block of Race Street, a vehicle was parked on the lawn. Officers responded to the complaint.

A problem with juveniles in the 100 block of Bridge Street was reported.

A car door was dented in the 600 block of Third Street.

On Lehigh Street, police investigated a hazardous condition. The case was referred to Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem.

A reportable accident on South 12th Street involved three vehicles.

Police assisted Whitehall officers with a report of a hit and run on Linden Street.

A disturbance in the 200 block of Church Street was reported.

In the 500 block of Kurtz Street, police investigated an animal complaint. The dog was found and reunited with its owner.

On Milton Street, a streetlight was out.

FEB. 23

In the 600 block of Poplar Street, a theft from a vehicle occurred. A registration was stolen.

The driver window of a vehicle was damaged in the 600 block of Third Street, police said.

On Cambridge Street, an animal complaint case was referred to animal control.

Members of the department investigated a computer scam in the 200 block of Church Street.

Police responded to a noise complaint in the 700 block of Front Street. The resident was warned twice.

A 58-year-old female, of Allentown, was arrested for DUI and other charges in the 500 block of Front Street.

In the 100 block of Milton Street, music was turned down when police investigated a noise complaint. The owner was cited.

FEB. 24

An employee of Fossil’s Last Stand, 429 Race St., was warned when officers responded to a noise complaint.

FEB. 25

On Pine Street, a bus stop sign was down. Police responded to the hazardous condition report.

In the 100 block of Second Street, police assisted a citizen in the search for a missing juvenile, who was not found.

A wire was reported down in the 400 block of Bridge Street. Verizon was notified.

Police investigated a report of criminal mischief in the 100 block of Second Street. Tires were slashed.

A reportable accident involving three vehicles occurred on Pine Street.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend took place in the 400 block of Prospect Street.

At Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., a problem with a student brought police to the scene.

At ASL Mechanical, 418 Pearl St., criminal mischief occurred. A vehicle was damaged.

FEB. 26

On 14th Street, police sought information regarding a road closure.

Officers assisted an agency on 14th Street. A light was placed on flash.

A ticket was issued on Peach Street for a parking complaint.

In the 400 block of Prospect Street, police investigated a noise complaint. A domestic dispute occurred.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 400 block of Prospect Street.

FEB. 27

A sick or injured cat in the 100 block of American Street was reported to the department.

Police checked for a missing juvenile in the 100 block of Second Street. The individual could not be located.

A 29-year-old male, of Catasauqua, was arrested for DUI and other charges in the 200 block of North 14th Street.

Officers sought information regarding a harassment case at Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St.

FEB. 28

In the 300 block of Limestone Street, officers investigated a domestic offense against family. Probation was called, the department said.

A citation was issued on Howertown Road.

In the 600 block of Front Street, a citation was issued.

MARCH 1

In the 100 block of South 13th Street, a civil dispute occurred.

A hit and run at 252 Race St. took place.

On Race Street, the driver of a vehicle struck a sign and continued driving.

On Second Street, a written warning was issued.

Police assisted North Catasauqua officers with a DUI arrest on Cherry Street.

In the 500 block of Kurtz Street, police responded to a report of a lost dog.

No-parking signs were issued in the 200 block of Church Street.

MARCH 2

A ticket was issued on Front Street.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police in the 1000 block of Sixth Street.

Police assisted an elderly woman into her apartment in the 600 block of Front Street.

Joseph Brudnak, 57, of Catasauqua, was cited for trespassing in the 100 block of 13th Street.

On Race Street, a hit and run occurred.

MARCH 3

Loud music was turned down at Catty Corner, 301 Mulberry St., when police investigated a noise complaint.

In the 100 block of Railroad Street, officers responded to an animal complaint. The dog was located and returned to its owner.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred on Faith Drive.

Department members assisted North Catasauqua police during a vehicle stop in the 1300 block of Limestone Street.

In the 400 block of Front Street, officers investigated a noise complaint.

An owner was warned in the 100 block of Milton Street when police responded to a noise complaint.

In the 500 block of Pine Street, officers assisted North Catasauqua police during a vehicle stop.

Public works was called out to a hazardous condition at the municipal complex, 90 Bridge St.

At the department, 23 cars were ticketed and towed.