Whitehall-Coplay Press

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 11

In the 2300 block of Washington Avenue and in the 1600 block of Main Street, juvenile issues took place.

Suspicious activity in the 1600 block of Canal Street was reported.

An animal complaint — a dog biting another dog — in the 400 block of East Fourth Street was filed with the department.

At Rite Aid, 1620 Main St., a report of shoplifting was investigated.

Harassment in the 1700 block of Main Street was reported to police.

Police make arrest after Olympic Gardens stabbing

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township

At approximately 11:09 a.m. April 28, Whitehall Police Department officers responded to the 1200 block of Knossos Drive, in the Olympic Gardens apartment complex, for a reported stabbing, according to a news release from Investigations Lieutenant James Lucas.

The officers discovered the two people involved in the incident had minor injuries.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested one adult female for simple assault and harassment.

No other information was available at press time.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 13

In the 200 block of Peach Street, a handgun was reported stolen.

An animal complaint in the 200 block of High Street was referred to an animal control officer.

An individual was sent home when police investigated a suspicious activity report in the 800 block of Walnut Street.

APRIL 14

An unwanted person in the 700 block of Poplar Street was reported. The case involved a custody issue, police said.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 12

Officers investigated a reported domestic offense against family in the 900 block of Mickley Road.

Police responded to a report of a missing adult in the 400 block of Fifth Street.

The department handled reports of disturbances on South First Avenue and Main Street.

Reports of harassment on North Third Street and Madison Lane were investigated.

Police responded to a report of fraud in the 3000 block of Ruch Street.

Coplay police

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 13

A family in the 800 block of Barbara Drive donated n95 masks to the police department.

Officers responded to an alarm at BB&T Bank inside Giant Food Store, 202 Chestnut St. It appeared to be a false alarm, police reported.

The department investigated abandoned vehicles on Bridge Street.

A parking complaint in the 100 block of North Ruch Street was addressed.

APRIL 14

A harassment complaint brought police to the 100 block of South Front Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 3

A report of a gas leak in the 1900 block of Canal Street brought police to the scene.

An odor complaint in the 900 block of Main Street was investigated.

Domestic disputes were reported in the 1000 block of Main Street and in the 100 block of Candlewycke Lane.

Police responded to a child custody issue in the 1000 block of Main Street.

Officers checked on the welfare of a male in the 2000 block of Center Street.

APRIL 4

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 13

Officers investigated a protection-from-abuse order violation in the 1300 block of Third Street.

Police performed a security check in the 1000 block of Fourth Street.

APRIL 14

A drug investigation brought police to the 200 block of Eugene Street.

The department responded to a dumping complaint in the 1100 block of Sixth Street.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police in the 100 block of Bridge Street.

APRIL 15

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 30

In the 700 block of Second Street, a vehicle was ticketed.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., officers investigated a fraudulent account case.

An investigation is continuing for a burglary case at 252 Race St.

MARCH 31

An abandoned vehicle was tagged in the 300 block of Mulberry Street.

Citations are to be filed for a traffic incident in the 500 block of Faith Drive.

A suspicious person in the 400 block of Walnut Street was reported.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 18

A reported sex offense in the 1500 block of MacArthur Road was investigated.

Police were on the scene of a reported domestic offense against family in the 1100 block of Lehigh Avenue.

Officers responded to a mental health call in the 2800 block of Pecan Drive.

Suspicious activity on MacArthur Road was reported.

The department investigated a theft in the 1500 block of MacArthur Road.

Police were on the scene of two disturbances on MacArthur Road.

Catty woman charged in shooting

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by PAUL CMIL in Police Log

According to a news release from Catasauqua Police Chief Douglas Kish, officers responded to a shooting at 622 Third St. April 10.

Officers received a 911 call and were dispatched to the scene of the reported shooting.

Upon arrival, a male was found on the third floor with a gunshot wound to the head. He was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, by Northampton Regional EMS. As of press time, his condition is unknown.