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Northampton resident is arrested on drug charges

Thursday, September 19, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Northampton County Drug Task Force, with assistance from the Northampton Borough Police Department and Lehigh Township, served an arrest warrant on a Northampton man Sept. 16.

Trevor Stofko of 3751 Mangrove Drive was taken into custody on charges of delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substances and other charges.

The warrant was the result of a three-month investigation involving a controlled purchase of marijuana at the address.

Northampton police

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 3

· A report of hubcaps stolen from a pickup truck brought officers to the 500 block of East Fifth Street.

SEPTEMBER 5

· Police responded to a report that a motorist struck a legally parked truck in the 900 block of Main Street.

· Officers responded to a report of several gunshots fired in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 6

Coplay police

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Thefts reported

Two employees at the Giant Food Market, Chestnut and Cherry streets, reported on Sept. 4 the theft of items from the store's employee break room.

In one instance, an employee reported her iPhone valued at $549 missing. In the second incident, an employee said four scratch-off lottery tickets were stolen.

Borough police said they are investigating the thefts.

Alarm set off

by cooking

Borough police and the fire department on Saturday responded to an alarm at 11 N. Front St.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 26

· A report of a vehicle that was egged brought officers to the 600 block of Bethlehem Road.

· Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 100 block of Railroad Street.

· Officers were called to the 500 block of Bath Avenue to investigate a report of a vehicle that was egged.

· A report of a stolen automobile battery brought police to the 800 block of Walnut Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 300 block of Church Street.

N. Catasauqua police

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 1

Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the 100 block of North Eighth Street.

SEPTEMBER 2

· A report of a loose dog brought police to the 800 block of Willow Drive.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 700 block of Chapel Street.

SEPTEMBER 3

· Police responded to a report of a runaway juvenile in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

SEPTEMBER 4

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to Railroad and Birch streets.

SEPTEMBER 6

Whitehall police

Thursday, September 12, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 2

· A report of a suspicious vehicle brought officers to the 2300 block of MacArthur Road.

· Officers were called to the 1700 block of Presidential Drive to investigate a burglary.

· A report of a disturbance brought police to the 700 block of Fifth Street.

· Officers responded to a report of a suspicious activity in the 600 block of Maryland Street.

· Police responded to a DUI on MacArthur Road.

SEPTEMBER 3

Whitehall police

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 23

· Police responded to a report of the theft of a Dumpster containing used grease at Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet, 1055 Grape St.

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

· Police responded to a report of a burglary in the 2500 block of Main Street.

· A request for a protection-from-abuse order brought police to the 2300 block of North Lehigh Avenue.

AUGUST 24

N. Catasauqua police

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUGUST 25

· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 1000 block of Witt Street.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the 1000 block of Bernice Drive.

AUGUST 26

· Police responded to a domestic call in the 1000 block of Railroad Street.

· Officers assisted the North Catasauqua Fire Department in the 1800 block of Third Street.

AUGUST 27

· Officers assisted with a vehicle repossession in the 1100 block of Third Street.

AUGUST 28

Police successfully end standoff in Coplay

Thursday, September 5, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

A 90-minute standoff in Coplay ended peacefully Sunday.

A man in his 20s threatened suicide Sunday while barricaded inside his North Eighth Street home.

Coplay police, along with members of the Lehigh County Emergency Response Team (MERT), responded to a call around noon Sunday involving a man barricaded inside his home on North Eighth Street, threatening suicide, police said. Police from Whitehall and Catasauqua also assisted at the scene.

"He did not want to talk with any of the police officers," Coplay Police Chief Vincent Genovese said.