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Coplay police

Thursday, November 28, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Fight reported

A brawl involving eight people Nov, 21, brought Coplay police to South Second Street, off Coplay Street.

Borough police were assisted by officers from Whitehall, Northampton and the Catasauqua police departments, police said.

The individuals involved have been identified, police said.

Police are investigating the incident to determine if any persons involved in the incident will face charges, police said.

Odor reported

Borough police and the fire department responded Nov. 21 to a report of an odd odor at Seventh and Chestnut streets.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 10

· A disturbance brought officers to the 1200 block of Second Street.

NOVEMBER 11

· Police responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle at Railroad and Arch streets.

· A disagreement among tenants brought officers to the 600 block of Walnut Street.

NOVEMBER 12

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department on Cambridge Place.

NOVEMBER 13

· A harassment complaint brought police to the 1300 block of Third Street.

Coplay police

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Man cited for disorderly conduct

Coplay Police cited Michael Derfler, 37, of Coplay, Monday with disorderly conduct Nov.11.

Police said Derfler was involved in a disturbance in the area of Second and South Front streets.

Derfler was yelling at an unnamed man seated in his parked vehicle, according to police. The individual in the vehicle calmed down, but Derfler continued yelling and cursing and allegedly threatened the man inside the vehicle, police said.

Police instructed Derfler to leave the premises, police said.

New police contract is ratified

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners last Monday ratified a three-year-contract for 44 township police officers. The three-year agreement calls for a 2.5-percent raise in 2014, 2.75-percent pay hike in 2015 and 2.65-percent salary boost in 2016.

Deputy Mayor Jack Meyers, instrumental during the police bargaining discussions, said the talks went smoothly and focused on attaining a contract fair to both the police officers and the township.

Mayor Edward Hozza Jr. echoed Meyers in saying the talks were cordial and without confrontation.

Whitehall police

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Crime Watch to meet Monday

The Whitehall Township Crime Watch will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 25 in the township building, 3219 MacArthur Road.

Kim Checkeye, president of Truth for Women, will provide a presentation on the organization's stance against and confronting the exploitation of women and missing children.

For more information, contact the police department at 610-437-3042.

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 11

Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 21, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 11

· Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

· A report of a suspicious activity brought police to Opportunity Field, 890 Walnut St.

· Police were called to the 100 block of South Front Street to investigate a loud noise.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 400 block of North 14th Street.

· A report of a fire brought police to the 100 block of Delaware Street.

NOVEMBER 12

Coplay police

Thursday, November 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Vehicle damaged

A resident of the 100 block of Coplay Street reported to police Nov. 6 the driver's side rear window on her 2013 Chevrolet was damaged while parked at her residence.

Police said a BB gun caused the damage.

Vehicle egged

A resident of Saylor Court reported to police Nov. 5 his 2014 vehicle was damaged while it was parked in the driveway of his residence.

He said the vehicle was egged, police said.

The resident believes the incident took place eight hours before issuing his report, police said.

Vehicles collide

N. Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 3

· Police responded to a noise complaint in the 1000 block of Third Street.

· An alarm summoned officers to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

NOVEMBER 5

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

NOVEMBER 6

· A hit-and-run motor vehicle crash brought police to the 1200 block of Third Street.

· Officers assisted the Coplay Police Department in the 500 block of Front Street.

NOVEMBER 7

Catasauqua police

Thursday, November 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOVEMBER 4

· Officers assisted EMS at Jack's Pizza, 223 Front St.

· A disturbance between a mother and daughter brought police to the 200 block of Second Street.

· Police responded to a report of disorderly conduct in the 200 block of Second Street.

· A report of criminal mischief brought officers to the 500 block of Prospect Street.

NOVEMBER 5

· A report of a fire brought police to Race Street.

NOVEMBER 6

Northampton police

Thursday, November 14, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCTOBER 28

· A report of a vehicle that struck a parking sign brought police to the Rite Aid parking lot, 1620 Main St.

OCTOBER 29

· Officers responded to a report of four tires slashed on East 18th Street, near Washington Avenue.

OCTOBER 30

· A report of four copper downspouts stolen brought police to the rear of the Queenship of Mary Church, 1324 Newport Ave.

OCTOBER 31