Catasauqua Press

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Northampton man killed in Whitehall Twp. collision

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by SAMANTHA ANDERSON in Police Log

A Northampton man was killed Oct. 11 in a two-vehicle crash in Whitehall Township.

According to Whitehall police, the motor vehicle accident occurred approximately 3:30 p.m. on Ruchsville Road, between South Church and Bridge streets.

Brock Weiss, 28, was the driver of a vehicle involved in a collision with another vehicle. He was pronounced dead just after 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at the scene, Lehigh County Deputy Coroner Raymond Anthony said.

Anthony ruled the cause of death as multiple blunt force injuries and the manner of death as an accident.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 24

In the 500 block of Wood Street, a dispute between a husband and wife occurred.

Police assisted adult probation at Pyramid Healthcare, 124 Bridge St.

At Apartments for the Elderly, 118 Bridge St., officers sought information regarding a case.

A suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Third Street was reported to the department. A stolen plate was recovered and the vehicle towed.

In the 200 block of Wood Street, a subject was detained on a warrant and taken to central booking.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 23

A drug investigation brought officers to Sixth Street.

Police investigated a report of a runaway in the 500 block of Second Street.

Thefts from vehicles occurred on Eisenhower Circle, Columbia and North Second avenues and Broad, West Tyler and Columbia streets.

The department responded to disturbances on MacArthur Road, Grape Street and Schadt Avenue.

Officers investigated the theft of a motor vehicle in the 5500 block of Main Street.

Police continue to seek suspect

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

THIRD ST. SHOOTING

Whitehall Township Police Department continues to investigate a shooting Oct. 5 in the 900 block of Third Street.

According to the report, the incident occurred just after 8 p.m. inside Goodfellas barber shop, 927 Third St. One victim was transported to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.

The suspect is described as a male, possibly in his 20s, standing about 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing dark clothes with a hood.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 30

Police performed a security check in the 400 block of Birch Street.

A dog was found in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.

Officers assisted the fire department in the 1000 block of Crave Street.

OCT. 1

The department addressed a reported sinkhole in the 1000 block of Second Street.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a domestic issue in the 200 block of Poplar Street.

Police investigated a reckless driver in the 1100 block of Third Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

The department investigated a report of a domestic dispute between a male and female in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue.

A theft from a vehicle in the 500 block of Washington Avenue was reported. An unlocked vehicle was entered; a wallet and backpack were taken.

In the 700 block of Washington Avenue, two unlocked vehicles were entered; $800 in cash was taken out of one vehicle, and a book bag with a wallet and work clothes was taken out of the other vehicle.

OCT. 3

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 1

A suspicious person in the unit block of North Sixth Street was reported.

Officers investigated a potential fraud in the unit block of South Third Street.

Police assisted a citizen regarding a protection-from-abuse order in the unit block of South Front Street.

OCT. 2

A possible stolen vehicle in the unit block of Magna Drive was investigated.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at North Ruch Street and Catherine Drive.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 18

A DUI and drug case brought police to the area of Fourth and Main streets.

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Fourth Street was investigated.

A traffic stop was conducted on Howertown Road.

SEPT. 19

Officers investigated a domestic issue in the 1100 block of Second Street.

The department responded to a report of flooding at Fourth and Cypress streets.

A parking complaint on Front Street was addressed.

SEPT. 20

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 10

At Force 1, 403 Wood St., abandoned vehicles were tagged.

In the 600 block of South 14th Street, a wallet was taken from a vehicle.

No-parking signs were requested on Second Street.

SEPT. 11

On Mulberry Street, nonpermitted vehicles were in a borough parking lot. They were ticketed and towed.

A 36-year-old Catasauqua woman was arrested on DUI charges in the 100 block of Pine Street.

SEPT. 12

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 24

Police investigated a fight outside a residence in the unit block of South Front Street.

Officers were on the scene in the 100 block of South Front Street for reports of threats being made to a juvenile.

A warning was issued for a registration violation during a traffic stop in the 200 block of North Second Street.

SEPT. 25

Police provided protection-from-abuse service in the unit block of South Front Street.