Catasauqua Press

Friday, September 22, 2017

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 5

At Wine & Spirits Shoppe, 1910 Center St., the department received a report of a female using a fake identification card.

AUG. 6

Officer Buchanan and K-9 Officer Vito assisted Coplay police in the 600 block of Potter Terrace for the search of a male.

A male harassing a female in the 1200 block of Main Street was reported.

Criminal mischief in the 500 block of East 11th Street brought out police. The report said a legally parked vehicle was egged.

AUG. 7

Police respond to report of gunfire in Bath

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by PAUL CMIL in Police Log

Borough man is apprehended after firing shots during attempted vehicle repossession

A 24-year-old Bath man was apprehended by Colonial Regional Police Department officers Monday night after allegedly firing multiple shots in the borough earlier that day.

According to police, Michael P. McGinnis Jr. was captured in Chapman after he discharged a weapon in the area of 111 Sleepy Hollow Road while his vehicle was being repossessed.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 17

Officers investigated a protection-from-abuse order in the 100 block of Limestone Street.

A domestic issue brought police to the 100 block of Limestone Street.

In the 200 block of Main Street, officers responded to a custody issue.

Police investigated the report of an unwanted person in the 800 block of Church Street.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police responded to a parking complaint.

A civil issue in the 500 block of Race Street summoned police to the scene.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

An alarm sounded in the 1600 block of Washington Street.

At 13th and Race streets, officers assisted Catasauqua police with the report of a motor vehicle accident.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police assisted Catasauqua officers.

JULY 31

An abandoned vehicle in the 1300 block of Howertown Road was reported to the department.

A report of harassment in the 1000 block of Third Street was filed with the department.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 31

In the 200 block of Center Street, police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle.

A stolen vehicle was recovered in the 1100 block of Oak Street.

Officers conducted a welfare check in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street.

The theft of cast iron radiators in the unit block of North Eighth Street brought out police.

AUG. 1

Damage to a traffic light pole at North Second and Chestnut streets was reported.

Officers conducted a welfare check at Giant, 202 Chestnut St.

Whitehall man alerts police to Berks road rage incident

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

An 18-year-old Orefield man has been charged with aggravated assault and making terroristic threats after he was allegedly involved in a road rage incident 7:52 p.m. July 29 on I-78 East, Greenwich Township, Berks County.

Pennsylvania State Police Troop L, Hamburg, said troopers were dispatched to the area after a 67-year-old Whitehall man reported a passenger in another vehicle, later identified as Frank John Clark V, allegedly showed a handgun during the incident.

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 28

A theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 1000 block of Washington Avenue was reported to police. Money was reported taken.

Officers responded to a neighbor complaint in the 500 block of East 11th Street.

In the 1700 block of Main Street, a cellphone was taken from a bench outside of a residence, police said.

JULY 29

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 8

A dispute between a husband and wife brought police to the 200 block of Edward Lane.

Officers responded to a noise complaint at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

In the 700 block of Crane Street, police investigated a noise complaint.

JULY 9

In the 200 block of Bridge Street, a group agreed to quiet down when police responded to a noise complaint.

A disorderly group in the 200 block of Bridge Street brought out officers.