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Coplay police

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Laptop stolen

A resident of South Front Street reported the theft of an Apple laptop Saturday.

The woman said the laptop was stolen from the playground area at the Coplay Parkway, police said.

The item was valued at $400, police said.

Vehicle defaced

A resident of the 400 block of Chestnut Street reported Saturday morning that someone overnight spray painted an "X" on her 2011 Volkswagen Jetta.

The vehicle was parked on Chestnut Street, police said.

GPS unit taken

Northampton police

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 17

· A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash brought police to the CVS Pharmacy, 28 W. 21st St.

· Officers responded to a report of three white ceramic mushroom law ornaments removed from the front lawn of a residence in the 100 block of Terrace Drive.

JUNE 19

· A report of a vehicle keyed brought officers to the 2000 block of Washington Avenue.

· Officers responded to a report of a fence damaged in the rear of the 1300 block of Stewart Street.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 23

· A report of a suspicious person brought officers to the 1000 block of Sixth Street.

· Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Front Street.

· A report of an abandoned vehicle brought officers to the 600 block of Green Street.

JUNE 24

· Officers assisted an outside agency in the 1000 block of Third Street.

JUNE 25

· Police responded to a report of criminal mischief in 400 block of Buttonwood Street.

Whitehall Township police

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police investigating report of gunshots

A report of shots fired brought Whitehall Township and Allentown police to the area of North Sixth Street and Sumner Avenue near the Taqueria Restaurant 7 p.m. June 25.

Officers arrived to find no serious injuries reported in connection with the incident. However, one juvenile male sustained cutting injuries, police said.

Police are currently investigating the incident.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact the Whitehall Township Police at 610-437-3042.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, July 4, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 17

· A domestic dispute brought officers to the 100 block of Railroad Street.

· Police responded to a report of an intoxicated person in the unit block of Second Street.

· Officers were called to the 100 block of Howertown Road to investigate a report of a threat.

JUNE 18

· A report of two men engaged in a water gunbattle brought police to the 100 block of Front Street.

· Officers responded to a theft from a vehicle in the 900 block of Bridge Court.

State police

Thursday, June 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Police to conduct DUI checkpoint

The Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint during the Independence Day holiday weekend.

A sobriety checkpoint is a traffic safety checkpoint where Pennsylvania State Troopers systematically stop vehicles at selected locations to briefly observe drivers for signs of alcohol or drug impairment, police said.

The goal of a sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of alcohol and drug related fatal and serious crashes, and to reduce the number of DUI drivers on Pennsylvania's highways, police said.

Whitehall police

Thursday, June 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 17

· A report of two women yelling at one another brought officers to the unit block of Overlook Road.

· Police conducted a drug investigation in the 800 block of Sixth Street.

· Officers responded to a report of harassment in the 3100 block of Terrace Circle.

· A report of an alarm brought police to the 5100 block of Third Street.

· Police were called to Walmart, 2601 MacArthur Road, to investigate a report of fraud.

JUNE 18

Coplay police

Thursday, June 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Automobile

accident

A report of a motor vehicle accident brought police to Chestnut Street and Cemetery Alley June 17 at 4 p.m.

A 2002 Chevrolet operated by William Stewart of the 1000 block of Oak Street, Coplay, was traveling west on Chestnut Street, police said.

Steven Rosko of the 5000 block of Chapmans Road, Allentown, was operating a 2006 Mercury and was behind Stewart's vehicle. Rosko, police said, thought Stewart was turning left into a driveway across the street and was navigating around the vehicle driven by Stewart when the vehicles then collided.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, June 27, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 16

· Officers assisted EMS in the 600 block of Palomino Drive.

· A report of loud noise brought police to the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

· Police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of American Street.

JUNE 17

· A report of a motor vehicle crash brought officers to Sixth and Chapel Street.

· Police were called to the 1000 block of Howertown Road to investigate a suspicious vehicle.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1400 block of Main Street.

Coplay police

Thursday, June 20, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Alarm set off

Coplay Police June 16 assisted the Whitehall Police Department at a residence in the 3700 block of 3600 Lehigh Street in responding ton alarm.

Officers arrived to find the basement window open, police said.

The house was checked by police and a short time later the owners arrived, police said.

Odor reported

An odor of natural gas brought borough police on Friday to 55 S. Second St.

Coplay Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene and determined the odor originated from an upstairs apartment, police said.