Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, June 18, 2018

Coplay Police

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

DEC. 18

A two-vehicle accident at Hokendauqua and South Second streets resulted in a citation for the offending driver.

Police responded to a DUI report in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street. The driver was determined to not have been under the influence.

A domestic disturbance in the 100 block of South Fourth Street brought police to the scene.

A suspicious person in the 100 block of Maple Street was reported. The person was located and found to be an employee working on a cell tower.

Officers responded to a report of an 11-year-old girl who did not get off the school bus. The girl was located.

A parking complaint in the unit block of South Second Street was received.

A burglar alarm in the 1200 block of Center Street was investigated.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of South Second Street with an inoperable vehicle.

DEC. 19

Officers assisted contractors doing roadwork in the 100 block of Hokendauqua Street with a vehicle removal from the construction site.

A water leak in the 100 block of North Seventh Street was reported.

A drug complaint in the unit block of South Second Street was investigated.

Police checked on a burglar alarm in the 100 block of South Second Street and found the building secure.

Parking complaints in the 100 block of Center Street and at South Fourth and Center streets resulted in the vehicles being ticketed.

DEC. 20

Officers offered EMS assistance in the unit block of South Second Street and in the 100 block of South Sixth Street.

DEC. 21

A domestic disturbance in the unit block of North Fourth Street was reported.

A protection-from-abuse service was offered in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street.

Police assisted a motorist at Giant, 202 Chestnut St., who had locked keys in a vehicle.

A child custody matter in the 1200 block of Poplar Street brought police to the scene.

Officers assisted Whitehall police in locating a vehicle involved in an accident.

DEC. 22

Police found drugs during a traffic stop in the 900 block of Oak Street. Officers are still investigating.

The department received a call for a streetlight out at South Fifth and Center streets.

Officers assisted a citizen with her son in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

DEC. 23

A family matter in the 100 block of Chestnut Street brought police to the scene.

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

A retail theft in the unit block of South Second Street was reported. A pack of pipe tobacco was stolen, and police are looking for a white male with a red beard wearing a gray hoodie.

DEC. 24

A parked vehicle was struck in the parking lot of Giant, 202 Chestnut St.

Officers assisted a motorist who locked his keys in the vehicle at Giant, 202 Chestnut St.