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Friday, October 19, 2018

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JAN. 11

Police assisted the fire department with a report of a fire on Front Street.

A suspicious person on Pine Street was reported.

JAN. 12

A suspicious person in the 100 block of Church Street was reported.

Officers assisted Lehigh County Juvenile Probation in the 200 block of Wood Street.

On Race Street, police investigated a report of a suspicious person.

JAN. 13

A motor vehicle accident occurred on Second Street, police said. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Front Street.

A hazardous condition in the 400 block of Race Street was reported.

Police sought vehicle repossession information on Second Street.

A noise complaint brought police to the 700 block of Front Street. The owner was warned to turn down the music.

JAN. 14

In the 300 block of Bridge Street, an issue between a landlord and tenant occurred.

A juvenile was reported missing from the 400 block of Front Street.

JAN. 15

On Church Street, a vehicle was tagged.

In the 300 block of Howertown Road, a vehicle was moved and the owner warned when police responded to a parking complaint.

Officers conducted a welfare check on Second Street. The individual was gone upon arrival.

On Covington Place, a juvenile problem brought police to the scene. The individual was warned.

A parking issue in the 600 block of Poplar Street was reported to the department.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 700 block of Second Street.

A dispute between a husband and wife in the 400 block of Prospect Street occurred.

JAN. 16

Melissa Sweeney, 32, of Catasauqua, was arrested on Second Street for endangering the welfare of a child, driving under a suspension and resisting arrest, among other charges.

A streetlight was out on 14th Street. PPL was notified.

Officers investigated a report of an unwanted person in the 300 block of Race Street.

The department said an officer was injured on Race Street.

A dispute between a mother and daughter in the 600 block of Third Street occurred.

On 11th Avenue, a reportable accident brought police to the scene. A vehicle hit a building.

JAN. 17

A report of stolen light bulbs from the 300 block of Front Street brought out police.

JAN. 18

Officers assisted Lehigh Valley International Airport police at the airport, 3311 Airport Road, Hanover Township.

A lost registration plate was reported in the 800 block of Bridge Street.

An intoxicated male in the 200 block of Front Street was placed back in his apartment, officers said.

JAN. 19

Police investigated a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of Race Street.

In the 200 block of Peach Street, the theft of money occurred.

The theft of delivered packages occurred in the 700 block of Third Street, police said.

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 700 block of Faith Drive.

In the 500 block of American Street, an abandoned vehicle was tagged.

Police said an abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 100 block of Wood Street.

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 700 block of Third Street.

JAN. 20

The department received a report of a disturbance at Biery’s Port Bodyworks, 307 Front St.

On Bridge Street, a dead deer was reported on the sidewalk.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a civil dispute over custody occurred.

At Apartments for the Elderly, 118 Bridge St., items were damaged.

At Aquasat Lounge, 119 Bridge St., the theft of money occurred.

Police said a fire was extinguished in the 200 block of Pennsylvania Street.

JAN. 21

On 13th Avenue, a subject was located when police investigated a suspicious activity report.

At Fossil’s Last Stand, 429 Race St., a male attempted to gain entry.

Police conducted an investigation for an unattended death in the 900 block of Race Street.

At Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, 210 Pine St., police investigated suspicious activity.

A dead deer was reported on the property of Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St. The state game commission and public works were notified.

In the 700 block of Second Street, officers said bags of clothing were found when suspicious activity was reported.

On Railroad Street, a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred.

Members of the department conducted a welfare check in the 300 block of Bridge Street.

In the 400 block of Front Street, a door was damaged.

A vehicle door was damaged on Front Street.

An animal complaint in the 100 block of American Street was reported. The scene was quiet upon arrival.