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New Jersey man killed in Route 22 crash

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

A four-vehicle crash Friday on Route 22 in Whitehall Township took the life of a New Jersey man.

William H. Wilson III, 24, of Stewartsville, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene Nov. 16 by Lehigh County Deputy Coroner Rich Kroon, according to a news release from the coroner's office.

The cause of death is attributed to blunt force trauma to the head.

Wilson was one of two occupants of a vehicle that had slowed in the left westbound lane in an active construction zone near mile marker 322, just east of Route 145, according to state police.

Whitehall police

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police seek

robbery suspect

Whitehall Township police responded to report of an armed robbery at the Sunoco One Stop Mini Market located at 2304 MacArthur Road Nov. 13 at approximately 7:59 p.m.

Police said the suspect, who was armed with a hand gun, approached the store clerk and demanded money. The suspect left the store on foot.

The clerk was not injured during the incident, police said.

According to police, the suspect is described as a black male wearing a black jacket with a gray hooded sweat shirt underneath, black baseball cap and black sweat pants.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 22, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 11

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1000 block of Blackberry Street.

· A report of trespassing brought police to the 1100 block of Second Street.

· Police responded to an animal complaint in the 700 block of Grove Street.

NOVEMBER 12

· A disturbance brought officers to the 1000 block of Seventh Street.

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 1300 block of Third Street.

NOVEMBER 13

· A report of a theft brought police to the Hokendauqua Bridge.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 5

· Officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

· A theft from a vehicle brought police to the 400 block of Race Street.

· Police were called to the 700 block of Fifth Street to investigate a report of an unwanted person.

NOVEMBER 6

· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the 200 block of Lehigh Street.

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

Whitehall police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 7

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on South Church Street.

· Police were called to the Peachtree Playground, 1456 Robert St., to investigate a report of a fight.

· Officers responded to a fire in the 1600 block of Jackson Street.

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought police to MacArthur Road.

NOVEMBER 8

· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the Crazy Cone, 2525 Mickley Road.

Helping hands

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Woodlawn, Greenawalds and Cetronia fire departments, along with Cetronia Ambulance Corps, were dispatched for a house fire 6:33 p.m. Nov. 3 to 1461 N. 22nd St., South Whitehall Township. When Woodlawn Chief Rusty Held arrived on scene, he declared it to be a working house fire and asked for a second alarm. Due to the nature of the fire, Held then asked for a third alarm to bring additional manpower from Tri-Clover, Whitehall, Allentown and Catasauqua fire departments to help control the fire and ventilate the roof.

Northampton police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 30

· A report of a trampoline that broke loose from an unknown location, striking and damaging the hood of an engine and right fender of a vehicle due to hurricane winds brought officers to the parking lot of the Northampton Regional Ambulance Corps, 1525 Canal St.

OCTOBER 31

· Police responded to a report of a woman hit in the face by a man in the 1400 block of Railroad Street.

· A report of a suspicious looking man brought officers to the 2200 block of Ridge Alley.

NOVEMBER 3

Coplay police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Woman assaulted

Coplay Police on Monday reported an investigation has begun into an alleged assault of a woman.

A Bethlehem resident told police she was at the Gin Mill, Northampton, with other persons following a wedding. She and others then car pooled to an address in the unit block of South Second Street, police said.

On arriving at the address, the woman said, one of the women in the vehicle began pulling her hair, police said.

The woman told police she does not know the name of her assailant.

Fire reported

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 15, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 4

· Officers responded to a civil matter in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· A vehicle fire brought police to the 400 block of Arch Street.

NOVEMBER 5

· A report of a careless driver brought officers to the 200 block of Eugene Street.

NOVEMBER 6

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1100 block of Front Street.

· Police responded to a report of a missing person in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.