Catasauqua Press

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Catasauqua police

Thursday, October 18, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 8

· Officers responded to a burglary in the 200 block of Prospect Street.

· A report of harassment brought police to Catasauqua Auto Sales, 623 Howertown Road.

· Police were called to the 100 block of Pineapple Street to investigate a theft from a vehicle.

· Officers responded to a report of vehicle tires slashed in the 100 block of South Front Street.

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

OCTOBER 9

Whitehall police

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 30

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1500 block of Corinth Road.

· A dispute between a mother and son brought police to the 3000 block of North Third Street.

· Police responded to a report of a missing juvenile at the Lehigh Valley Mall.

· A request for vigilance brought officers to the 700 block of Sixth Street.

OCTOBER 1

· Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 4200 block of Spruce Street.

Northampton police

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 1

· A report of theft brought officers to the Redner's Warehouse Markets, 101 Held Drive.

OCTOBER 2

· Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Sixth Street and Line Alley.

OCTOBER 4

· A report of a vandalized vehicle brought officers to the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

· Police responded to a report of an unknown substance thrown or poured on the right rear door and rocker panel of a vehicle in the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

OCTOBER 5

Police collect unused medications

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County police departments collected 944.5 pounds of unused and expired medications during the fifth annual National Take Back Day drug collection Sept. 29.

Medications were collected at 16 sites in Lehigh County. The total collected in the county during the last five events is 3,268.5 pounds.

At the most recent event, the Catasauqua Police Department collected 10 pounds of medications and the Whitehall Township Police Department collected 28.5 pounds.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 30

· Officers were called to the 1000 block of Second Street to investigate a fight.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· Police responded to a disorderly group in the 800 block of Locust Street.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the area of North Front Street.

OCTOBER 1

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 200 block of Eugene Street.

OCTOBER 2

Coplay police

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police respond

to break-in

Coplay Police began an active investigation into the break-in of the United States Post Office on Chestnut Street.

The break-in took place 6:04 a.m. Oct. 3. Police on Monday indicated nothing appears to be missing.

Police said those involved gained entry by smashing a side window.

Possible leak reported at Giant

A report of a possible gas leak Friday evening in the warehouse area of the Giant Food Store at Chestnut and Cherry streets brought borough police, the fire department and UGI to the scene.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 1

· A report of a harassment brought officers to the 100 block of Front Street.

· A report of a suspicious person brought officers to the unit block of Front Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 200 block of Poplar Street.

· Police responded to a report of shots fired in the unit block of Front Street.

OCTOBER 2

· A theft from a vehicle brought officers to the 600 block of Fourth Street.

Catty K-9 unit aids in drug arrests

Thursday, October 11, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

The Catasauqua Police Department's K-9 Unit assisted with the arrest of two men Oct. 2.

Alberto Mercedes, 47, of Homestead, Fla., and Jose Manuel Martinez, 58, of Houston, Texas, were charged with possession with intent to deliver 10 kilos of cocaine and a first-degree felony of conspiracy.

District Judge Robert C. Halal, who arraigned Mercedes and Martinez, denied them bail.

The two men were charged after an investigation was initiated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration New York Field Division and the DEA Allentown Resident Office.

Whitehall police

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 18

· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the until block of Packer Avenue.

· Police were called to the 900 block of Third Street to conduct a drug investigation.

· A report of a disturbance brought officers to Lehigh Avenue.

· Officers responded to a motor vehicle crash on MacArthur Road.

· A report of a noise complaint brought police to Alberta Drive.

SEPTEMBER 19

· Officers were called to Third Street to investigate a motor vehicle crash.

Coplay police

Thursday, October 4, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Vehicle tires slashed

Coplay police on Sunday were called to the unit block of South Fourth Street to investigate a report of damage to a vehicle.

Police on arriving at the scene found two tires slashed on a neighbor's vehicle. The owner of the vehicle was not available at the time of the report, police stated.

The neighbor informed police he observed two tires slashed on his neighbor's vehicle while it was parked in front of his home.

Police respond to suspicious vehicle