Whitehall-Coplay Press

Monday, February 17, 2020

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.


Police conducted a traffic study on Pineapple Street.

In the 300 block of Church Street, a civil matter occurred.

At 339 School St., a report of a fox under a trailer was reported.

At 113 Railroad St., the use of a stolen credit card took place.

A problem with a tenant occurred in the 300 block of Church Street.


Bryan Daza-Mendoza, 24, of Catasauqua, was cited for disorderly conduct during a vehicle stop on Pine Street.

In the 800 block of Mulberry Street, beer cans were left at a fence.

A report of a stolen vehicle in the 200 block of Mulberry Street brought police out to investigate.

A dispute between brothers occurred in the 100 block of Race Street.


At St. Paul’s Child Care Center, 417 Howertown Road, police responded to a report of a theft. The investigation is continuing.

Officers sought vehicle repossession information in the 700 block of Second Street.

A citizen was transported to Pyramid Healthcare, 124 Bridge St., the department said.

A hit and run occurred in the 400 block of Front Street.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a dispute occurred between a boyfriend and girlfriend.

The department received a report of railroad crossing gates down on Race Street. Norfolk Southern Railroad was notified, and traffic control was provided.


Illegal dumping at 23 N. 14th St. was reported.

An opossum in the 200 block of American Street was reported to police.

A reportable accident occurred on Lehigh Street. Two vehicles were involved.


In the 300 block of High Street, an abandoned vehicle was tagged.

An abandoned vehicle in the 900 block of Bridge Court was tagged.

Officers checked on the welfare of a child on Poplar Street. The child was reunited with his or her mother.

Janet Coleman, 35, of Pittsburgh, was arrested for terroristic threats, and Keith Neff, 35, of Tamaqua, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia in the 100 block of Bridge Street.