Catasauqua Press

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Motorist charged for striking 5-year-old child at bus stop

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

A Whitehall Township motorist has been charged with recklessly endangering another person for striking a 5-year-old boy at a school bus stop in Whitehall Township.

Beverly A. Bell, 62, of 1 Maryland Circle, Apt. 238, also was charged Sept. 27 with summary offenses of careless and reckless driving, meeting or overtaking a school bus and driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed.

Northampton police

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

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 17

· Police responded to a verbal dispute between a man and woman in the 2100 block of Washington Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 18

· A motor vehicle crash brought officers to Main Street and Lerchenmiller Drive.

SEPTEMBER 19

· Police responded to report of an intoxicated man who punched a woman in the 1800 block of Main Street.

· A report of a sink smashed off the wall in the women's bathroom brought officers to Municipal Park.

SEPTEMBER 20

National Take Back Day

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

Collection set for Sept. 29

The fifth annual National Take Back Day drug collection has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications, inlcuding pet medications, will be accepted at 16 sites in Lehigh County. Among them are:

· Catasauqua Police Department, 118 Bridge St., Catasauqua

· Slatington Police Department, 125 S. Walnut St., Slatington;

· Pennsylvania State Police, Bethlehem station, 2930 Airport Road, Hanover Township, Lehigh County;

Coplay police

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

Alarms summon police

Residential fire alarms brought borough police and the fire department out on two separate calls Sept 23.

One alarm was at 10 N. Front St. where the alarm was sounding at apartment 11. The residents there had been cooking bacon that activated the alarm, police said.

The other alarm was at 11 N. Front St. where the fire alarm came from apartment A-2, police said.

A check found no fire taking place, police said.

Officers respond alarm

Catasauqua police

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

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 17

· Officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of Howertown Road.

· A parking complaint brought police to the 700 block of Bath Avenue.

· Officers were called to the 900 block of Church Street to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle.

· Police responded to a report of a theft in the 800 block of Mulberry Street.

· A report of a wanted person brought officers to the 300 block of Church Street.

Whitehall police

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

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 11

· Officers responded to a request for vigilance in the 1200 block of Delphi Drive.

· A report of a domestic dispute brought police to the 1000 block of Riverview Drive.

· Officers were called to the unit block of Jordan Lane to investigate a burglary.

· Police responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1800 block of Georgia Drive.

· A report of harassment brought officers to the unit block of Madison Lane.

SEPTEMBER 12

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 16

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

SEPTEMBER 17

· A report of harassment brought police to the 1100 block of Front Street.

SEPTEMBER 18

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department with a DUI stop in the 600 block of American Street.

· A 911 hang-up brought police to the 700 block of Willow Drive.

SEPTEMBER 19

· Police were called to the 1100 block of Railroad Street to investigate a burglary and assault.

Northampton police

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

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 10

· Police responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 500 block of Linden Court.

· A report of a wanted person brought officers to the 2000 block of Washington Avenue.

SEPTEMBER 11

· Officers were called to The Wonder Kids Daycare, 6955 Weaversville Road, to investigate a report of a man banging repeatedly on a window.

SEPTEMBER 12

· A report of unknown individuals who threw an object at a vehicle brought officers to the trestle at Laubach and Newport avenues.

Northampton adds new police officer

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

Northampton Police Chief Ron Morey congratulates Michael Bachman, 26, of Wind Gap, following borough council's appointment of Bachman as a full-time borough police officer. Bachman completed his police academy training and schooling and will next undergo physical and psychological testing. After the required evaluations, he will be placed on the roster and begin his duties as a Northampton police officer. Bachman previously worked as a part-time police officer in Plainfield and Bushkill townships.

North Catasauqua police

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

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPTEMBER 9

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

· A parking complaint brought police to Fifth and Liberty streets.

· A request for information brought officers to the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

SEPTEMBER 10

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

SEPTEMBER 11

· A report of suspicious activity brought police to the 1000 block of Railroad Street.