Whitehall-Coplay Press

Thursday, February 21, 2019

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 30

· Officers assisted a citizen in the 1200 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of a road hazard brought police to Fifth and Buttonwood streets.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1200 block of Third Street.

DECEMBER 31

· Police responded to a hit-and-run vehicle accident at Fourth and Grove streets.

· Officers responded to an alarm in the 1400 block of Main Street.

JANUARY 1

Coplay police

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

911 hang-up calls

Two hang-up calls on Dec. 24 when 911 was dialed brought police to a South Second Street home and another unidentified residence.

In one incident it was a misdial and in the separate case, it was a child playing with the phone.

Cooking sets off alarm

A report of a fire alarm on Dec. 25 brought police to an apartment at 10 N. Front St. Police said the alarm was set off by cooking.

The borough fire department responded and handled the situation accordingly.

Items taken from garage

Whitehall police

Thursday, January 10, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

The Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 18

· Officers were called to Lumber Liquidaters, 1204 MacArthur Road, to investigate a report of a window shot out with a BB gun.

· Police responded to a report of a man yelling at a pet bird at Whitehall Commons, 3 Maryland Circle.

· A report of a threat brought officers to Whitehall High School, 3800 Mechanicsville Road.

· Police responded to the theft of a handicap placard, cables and cleaning products from a vehicle in the 1300 block of Fairmont Street.

Catasauqua police

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 17

· A report of harassment brought police to the unit block of Stonewood Place.

· Officers responded to a report of items missing from an apartment in the 700 block of Front Street.

· A motor vehicle crash brought police to the 900 block of Race Street.

· Police responded to a report of a verbal argument in the 700 block of Front Street.

· Officers were called to the 100 block of Second Street to investigate the theft of a wallet.

DECEMBER 18

Catasauqua High School student dies in car accident

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

One other dead, two injured Saturday

A Catasauqua High School student was pronounced dead Saturday, Dec. 29, at the intersection of Race and Railroad streets.

Jaenis Delossantos, 18 and a senior at CHS, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by Thomas R. Bono, according to a news release issued by Chief Douglas Kish of the Catasauqua Police Department.

The vehicle, Kish reported, was traveling west on Race Street when Bono lost control of the automobile and struck a utility pole at 6:15 a.m. at the 100 block of Race Street.

North Catasauqua police

Thursday, January 3, 2013 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 16

· Officers assisted the Whitehall Police Department at the Lehigh Valley Mall.

DECEMBER 19

· Police responded to a report of theft by deception in the 400 block of Cypress Street.

· Officers assisted the Catasauqua Police Department in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

· A report of a suspicious person brought officers to the 700 block of Chapel Street.

· Officers assisted EMS in the 1300 block of Third Street.

Coplay police

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Suspicious person reported

Coplay police on Dec. 12 responded at 1:30 p.m. to a call about a suspicious person.

A resident of the unit block of South Front Street told police he saw an unknown man looking into a window at the rear of his residence.

Police said the resident chased the unidentified man on foot south on Front Street into Whitehall Township, after which time he lost contact.

Police are investigating.

Officers respond to 911 hang up

A report of a 911 hang-up Dec. 18 at 6:08 p.m. had police responding to an apartment at 11 N. Front St.

Northampton police

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

DECEMBER 3

· Officers responded to a report of a string of Christmas lights cut in the 200 block of Hollow Lane.

· Police responded to a report of a damaged pillar in the 200 block of East 21st Street.

· Damage to a vehicle brought officers to the 1500 block of Railroad Street.

DECEMBER 4

· Police responded to a report of a truck on fire on the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.

DECEMBER 5

· A report of Christmas lights cut brought officers to the 500 block of Washington Avenue.

Men charged with weapons offenses

Thursday, December 27, 2012 by AL RECKER Special to The Press in Police Log

A man attempting to execute "a straw purchase" of a handgun for another person waiting outside in a car resulted in two arrests.

Whitehall Township police charged both men with weapons offenses, township commissioners and Mayor Edward D. Hozza Jr. learned during a report given by township Police Chief Linda J. Kulp.

Kulp said the incident took place at the Army Navy Store on Grape Street during the past month. Employees of the store called police concerning two suspicious men and the purchase of a handgun.

Coplay police

Thursday, December 20, 2012 by The Press in Police Log

Police called

about alarm

Borough police responded Dec. 11 to a report of a vehicle alarm sounding at 9:23 p.m. in the area of Ninth and Chestnut streets.

On arrival, police said, they determined the sound of the alarm was coming from a 1991 Ford sedan.

The owner of the vehicle arrived at the scene and turned off the alarm, police said. No further action was taken by police.

Firefighters called

Coplay Police on Dec. 23 responded to a report of a fire in the parking lot at the Lehigh Valley Ice Company, 904 Chestnut St.