Catasauqua Press

Monday, August 20, 2018

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 22

Police responded to a report of loud music in the 700 block of Grove Street.

A traffic stop was conducted at Second and Arch streets.

JULY 23

A person driving under the influence at Front and Second streets brought police to the scene.

Officers investigated the theft of scrap metal in the 1000 block of Buttonwood Street.

Police responded to a suspicious person report at Third and Arch streets.

A road hazard in the 1000 block of Limestone Street was reported.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 23

Officers investigated a juvenile complaint in the unit block of North Front Street.

A bicycle was found and returned to the owner in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

The department handled parking complaints on Chestnut Street and Schreiber Avenue.

JULY 24

An open door in the 500 block of Chestnut Street was investigated.

Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.

Whitehall man killed in Allentown accident

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County

A Whitehall Township man was killed July 23 in a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in Allentown.

According to reports, Philip J. Cyriax, 54, was crossing the roadway on foot in the area of 1033 Airport Road at approximately 8:57 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at approximately 9:20 p.m. at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office.

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 2

Police responded to a parking complaint on North Front Street.

The department assisted Palmerton officers in the unit block of North Seventh Street with a hit and run that occurred in their borough.

Officers addressed parking complaints on North Second and Chestnut streets.

JULY 3

A suspected runaway along the Ironton Rail Trail was reported.

Police provided a protection-from-abuse service in the 200 block of Chestnut Street.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 2

Officers responded to a fire in the 3600 block of MacArthur Road.

Animal complaints on Keystone and Fullerton avenues were reported.

The department responded to criminal mischief on Oak Alley.

Reports of harassment on MacArthur Road and Crystal Drive were addressed.

A theft occurred in the 700 block of Fifth Street.

Police responded to mental health calls on Virginia Avenue and MacArthur Road.

JULY 3

Suspect sought in E. Allen stabbing

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

State Police

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, is seeking a suspect wanted for an attempted homicide.

The incident happened in the 600 block of Carriage Road, East Allen Township, just after 6 a.m. July 16.

According to police, the victim, a 20-year-old Hispanic male, was trying to break up a physical altercation when the known suspect, a 29-year-old Hispanic male, stabbed the victim in the chest with a folding knife.

The suspect fled the scene in a blue Honda Pilot SUV.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 1

On Second Street, a vehicle was moved at officers’ request when they investigated a parking complaint.

Police assisted an intoxicated male near Revolution Church, Race Street, by transporting him to his residence.

At Silver Manor, 2 Front St., police sought information regarding a missing dog.

A 42-year-old male from Catasauqua was arrested near 610 Front St. for driving under the influence.

JULY 2

In the 500 block of North 14th Street, a truck was ticketed.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 15

Officers investigated a report of criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Howertown Road.

A disorderly group in the area of Lincoln and Green streets was reported.

A traffic stop was performed in the 1400 block of Main Street.

JULY 16

A theft from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Front Street brought police to the scene.

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a burglary and a noise complaint on South Second Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 14

A borough ordinance was violated at Canal Street Park. The report said four people were cited for violating no-alcohol and no-swimming restrictions.

A suspicious male in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue was reported.

At Canal Street Park, a borough ordinance was violated. Police said the male was violating the no-alcohol restriction.

JULY 16

In the 2100 block of Canal Street, officers responded to a report of a female receiving harassing text messages.

JULY 17

Driver charged in crash that killed Catty passenger

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin announced July 11 an Allentown man has been charged in relation to a fatal crash.

Corey Sickler, 26, of 315 Linden St., Allentown, has been charged with one count each of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, a felony of the second degree, and homicide by vehicle and accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed, both felonies of the third degree.