Catasauqua Press

Thursday, March 23, 2017

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 23

At Howertown Road and Chapel Street, a traffic stop was conducted. A wanted person was found.

In the 1000 block of Seventh Street, a burning violation brought out police.

An abandoned vehicle in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported to the department.

A suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Third Street was reported to police.

Members of the department conducted a welfare check in the 1100 block of Third Street.

FEB. 24

Northampton police

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 24

A domestic dispute between a male and female in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue occurred, police said.

FEB. 25

Police responded to a domestic dispute between a male and two females in the 1400 block of Canal Street.

Criminal mischief at East 22nd Street and Line Alley was reported to the department. The report said the passenger-side window of a legally parked vehicle was smashed.

FEB. 26

Credit card fraud in the 200 block of Diamond Street was reported.

FEB. 27

Police take woman with handgun into custody

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

A report of an intoxicated woman brandishing a handgun brought Whitehall Township police March 4 to the 300 block of Calvert Street.

According to a press release, police officers were called to the scene 10:43 a.m.

The release said the woman, who remains unidentified, walked away from a residence in that area. Officers spotted the her at the intersection of Fairmont and Fullerton avenues.

At that time, they noticed the woman was in a possession of a handgun.

The officers then formed a perimeter and properly contained her, the release said.

Residents asked to dispose of medications

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

cabinet clean-out

District Attorney Jim Martin is asking residents to take the time to clean out their medicine cabinets this coming weekend when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time.

Martin encourages Lehigh County residents to give their medicine cabinets a “spring cleaning.”

“Lehigh County residents should take this opportunity to identify and dispose of unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications, some of which can be both dangerous and addictive. These drugs need to be removed from homes in a timely manner.

N. Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 12

In the 100 block of Arch Street, suspicious activity brought out police.

Officers assisted Coplay police at Front and North streets.

A parking complaint in the 1200 block of Second Street was reported to the department.

A domestic dispute in the 400 block of Cypress Street was reported.

FEB. 13

At Front and Pine streets, officers assisted Catasauqua police with a report of an armed robbery.

In the 700 block of Willow Drive, a burglar alarm sounded.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 11

A report of a disabled vehicle summoned police to MacArthur Road.

Officers responded to a sounding alarm on MacArthur Road.

Police were called to Maryland Street for a report of a disturbance.

A report of disorderly conduct brought officers to Third Street.

Police responded to a noise complaint on Mickley Run.

FEB. 12

A report of a disturbance summoned officers to Maryland Circle.

Police were called to Fifth Avenue for a noise complaint.

Northampton police

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 17

A civil issue in the 100 block of Stark Street brought out police.

A female causing a disturbance in the 600 block of East Ninth Street was reported to police.

The Wine and Spirits store, 1910 Center St., reported to police a male attempted to use a fake ID.

FEB. 18

Harassment in the 1200 block of Main Street was filed with the department. The report said a female was harassing another female.

FEB. 19

Coplay police

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 20

Police assisted a citizen in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

In the 100 block of South Eighth Street, officers assisted a citizen.

FEB. 22

Members of the department assisted Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

A juvenile was reported missing from the 200 block of South Second Street.

A parking complaint in the unit block of South Second Street was filed with the department.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 6

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 200 block of Wood Street.

Police checked on the welfare of a resident in the 200 block of Front Street.

Samantha Babb, 36, of Catasauqua, was cited for reckless driving and disorderly conduct on Fairview Street, police said.

A reportable motor vehicle accident occurred on Union Street.

Officers responded to a report of a civil matter in the 200 block of Poplar Street.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

FEB. 3

Officers were called to Overlook Road for a report of suspicious activity.

A report of a reckless driver summoned police to MacArthur Road.

Police responded to a report of a wanted person on MacArthur Road.

Officers conducted a drug investigation on Shiloh Court.

A report of an abandoned vehicle brought police to Andrew Drive.

FEB. 4

A report of a disturbance brought officers to Spruce Street.

Police were called to First Avenue for a report of a theft.