Northampton Press

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Catasauqua police

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 16

Officers assisted Coplay police with a search on South Front Street.

At Lehigh Valley International Airport, 3311 Airport Road, officers assisted airport police with a report of a plane in trouble.

At 403 Wood St., police assisted a citizen and referred the case to Pennsylvania State Police.

On Covington Place, music was turned down after police investigated a noise complaint.

JUNE 17

Officers stood by while an individual removed items from a residence on Second Street.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police investigated a noise complaint for loud neighbors.

A vehicle in a garage was damaged in the 500 block of Pine Street.

At Whittier Place Apartments, issues over child custody occurred.

On Race Street, an issue with a neighbor brought officers to the scene.

On Union Street, a vehicle was ticketed.

Harassment by communication in the 700 block of Front Street was reported to the department.

Police responded to a domestic dispute between a mother and daughter in the 300 block of Church Street.

JULY 18

At 339 School St., abandoned vehicles were tagged.

In the 200 block of Prospect Street, a problem with a juvenile son brought police to the scene.

Domingo Tejada, 40, of Catasauqua, was arrested during a vehicle stop for possession of drug paraphernalia.

JULY 19

No-parking signs were requested and issued at St. Mary’s Church, 122 W. Union St.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police with a report of a wanted person in the 700 block of Locust Street.

A minor oil spill occurred on Cambridge Place, the department said.

On Covington Place, a report of an oil spill brought officers to the area.

In the 700 block of Second Street, packages were stolen from a porch.

JULY 20

On Cambridge Place, police checked on a group of juveniles.

Officers conducted a citizen assist in the 800 block of Faith Drive. Police sought information on a scam via text message.

In the 300 block of Fairview Street, a dead animal was removed from the roadway.

An investigation is continuing for an assault that occurred on Second Street.

The department responded to an animal complaint on Stonewood Place. The dog was reunited with its owner.

A tire was chalked in the 900 block of Bridge Court.

JULY 21

At Catasauqua Park & Playground, 501 American St., William Cepeda, 65, of Catasauqua, was cited for public drunkenness.

In the 100 block of Second Street, a vehicle was ticketed for being in a handicap space.

JULY 22

At M & B Market, 410 Second St., police conducted a vehicle stop. A citation was issued, and the license was seized.

An investigation is continuing for a burglary that occurred on Second Street.

On Race Street, a vehicle stop resulted in a driver being cited. The plate was seized and returned.

An ordinance was violated in the 700 block of Bath Avenue.

A streetlight out in the 800 block of Front Street was reported.

Suspicious activity at Witt’s Tree Service, 738 Front St., was reported to police. The department said additional information is forthcoming.

In the 200 block of Front Street, officers provided information to a citizen.

Police sought information regarding a case in the 700 block of Fourth Street.

A garage was spray painted in the 200 block of Church Street.

Officers assisted Lehigh County Drug Task Force in the 300 block of Second Street.

A vehicle was ticketed in the 700 block of Second Street.

On Railroad Street, a report of an unauthorized vehicle in the lot brought police to the area.

JULY 23

Officers and the department’s K-9 unit assisted North Catasauqua police with a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

At Suburban North Family YMCA, 880 Walnut St., a ladder was stolen.

On South 14th Street, a neighbor was warned when police investigated an animal complaint.

A dog was reported missing from the 500 block of Kurtz Street.

JULY 24

An ordinance was violated in the 100 block of School Street.

At American Amarian Syrian Society, 521 Front St., police investigated a noise complaint. The music was turned down.

On Race Street, officers spoke with a resident regarding suspicious activity.

Three vehicles were involved in a reported accident on Howertown Road.

In the 200 block of Peach Street, a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred. They were advised to go to the magistrate or court.

Police responded to dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the 700 block of Front Street.

Officers sought information for New Jersey State Police in the 300 block of American Street.

In the 200 block of Mulberry Street, police stood by while an individual removed items from a residence.