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Coplay police

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Suspicious person reported

Coplay police on Dec. 12 responded at 1:30 p.m. to a call about a suspicious person.

A resident of the unit block of South Front Street told police he saw an unknown man looking into a window at the rear of his residence.

Police said the resident chased the unidentified man on foot south on Front Street into Whitehall Township, after which time he lost contact.

Police are investigating.

Officers respond to 911 hang up

A report of a 911 hang-up Dec. 18 at 6:08 p.m. had police responding to an apartment at 11 N. Front St.

Northampton police

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 3

· Officers responded to a report of a string of Christmas lights cut in the 200 block of Hollow Lane.

· Police responded to a report of a damaged pillar in the 200 block of East 21st Street.

· Damage to a vehicle brought officers to the 1500 block of Railroad Street.

DECEMBER 4

· Police responded to a report of a truck on fire on the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.

DECEMBER 5

· A report of Christmas lights cut brought officers to the 500 block of Washington Avenue.

Men charged with weapons offenses

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

A man attempting to execute "a straw purchase" of a handgun for another person waiting outside in a car resulted in two arrests.

Whitehall Township police charged both men with weapons offenses, township commissioners and Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. learned during a report given by township Police Chief Linda J. Kulp.

Kulp said the incident took place at the Army Navy Store on Grape Street during the past month. Employees of the store called police concerning two suspicious men and the purchase of a handgun.

Coplay police

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police called

about alarm

Borough police responded Dec. 11 to a report of a vehicle alarm sounding at 9:23 p.m. in the area of Ninth and Chestnut streets.

On arrival, police said, they determined the sound of the alarm was coming from a 1991 Ford sedan.

The owner of the vehicle arrived at the scene and turned off the alarm, police said. No further action was taken by police.

Firefighters called

Coplay Police on Dec. 23 responded to a report of a fire in the parking lot at the Lehigh Valley Ice Company, 904 Chestnut St.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 10

· A report of smoke coming from a roof brought police to the 200 block of North 14th Street.

· Officers responded to a report of a vehicle playing loud music in the 700 block of Poplar Street.

· A report of criminal mischief to a vehicle brought police to the 200 block of Wood Street.

· Police assisted an elderly man in the unit block of Fifth Street.

· A report of fraud brought officers to the unit block of Faith Street.

DECEMBER 11

Whitehall police

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 11

· A report of disorderly conduct brought police to Aspen Lane.

· Officers responded to a request for information in the 1900 block of Belleview Drive.

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

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 5400 block of North Coplay Road.

DECEMBER 12

· A report of public drunkenness brought police to Main Street.

· Officers received information in the 3400 block of North Fifth Street.

North Catasauqua

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 9

· Officers responded to a call about information in the 200 block of Eugene Street.

· Police responded to an alarm in the 500 block of Hunter Street.

DECEMBER 10

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.

· Police responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department on North Fifth Street.

DECEMBER 11

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

WCSD campus locked down

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

Whitehall High School, middle school and elementary schools were locked down Tuesday morning for just over two hours.

The lockdown resulted when a dozen township police officers responded to two separate incidents – one involving a student threatening another student and the other involving a threat in connection with the Mayan doomsday prediction that Friday would be the end of the world.

Coplay police

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Automobile

break-in

A resident of the 100 block of Cherry Drive, Coplay, informed police that someone entered his 2008 Volkswagen sometime overnight.

A watch and an undetermined amount of coins were missing, police said.

Police found no signs of a forced entry. The vehicle was parked in front of the owner's home.

It is not known, police said, if the vehicle was locked or unlocked.

Bicycle stolen

Catasauqua police

Thursday, December 13, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 3

· A report of a reckless driver brought officers to Second Street.

· Police responded to a false alarm at the Medical Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of Poplar Street.

DECEMBER 4

· Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 200 block of Peach Street.

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to Race Street.

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