Catasauqua Press

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 17

Criminal mischief — a garbage can painted pink — in the 300 block of East 12th Street was reported.

APRIL 18

A report of a theft in the 300 block of East 12th Street brought out police to investigate. An outside table was taken from a residence, the report said.

APRIL 20

A hit-and-run accident in the 2000 block of Center Street occurred. Police said a vehicle was struck while parked, causing damage to the front passenger-side fender.

APRIL 21

Officers checked the area of the 600 block of Buckingham Drive for a report of shots being fired.

APRIL 22

Members of the department investigated a report of a male causing a disturbance in the unit block of West 21st Street.

A warrant was served in the 2300 block of Dewey Avenue, police said. A male with an active warrant out of Carbon County was taken into custody, transported to headquarters and released to a Carbon County sheriff.

APRIL 24

Officer Buchanan and K-9 Vito assisted North Catasauqua Police Department in tracking a male who fled an accident scene in the 1300 block of Third Street.

The department received a report from a male claiming someone was threatening to beat him up; a fight occurred in the 1000 block of Main Street.

A domestic dispute between a male and a female took place in the 1600 block of Railroad Street.

APRIL 25

Police assisted Lehigh County Probation in serving a warrant on a male in the 2600 block of Main Street.

APRIL 26

In the 1800 block of Main Street, a hit and run occurred. A legally parked vehicle was stuck, damaging the driver-side mirror.

A male and a female causing a disturbance in the 1600 block of Railroad Street was reported.

APRIL 30

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 2300 block of Dewey Avenue.

MAY 1

Suspicious activity — ID fraud — in the 300 block of East Fifth Street was reported.

Police investigated a report of a suspicious person in 600 block of Walker Drive.

An ordinance violation investigation took place in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

MAY 3

A domestic dispute between a male and a female occurred in the 1400 block of Poplar Street.

A female harassing another female by text and voice message in the 900 block of Main Street was reported.

MAY 4

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue.

MAY 6

Two males causing a disturbance in the 1600 block of Railroad Street was investigated.

Police responded to a neighbor complaint in the 1600 block of Main Street.

MAY 8

In the 100 block of West 17th Street, members of the department investigated a report of a neighbor harassing another neighbor.

MAY 9

Suspicious activity in the 1700 block of Main Street was reported. Two suspicious males were on bikes.