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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 25

A pool flotation device in the Lehigh River around the 700 block of Front Street was reported to police.

A truck took wires down in the 600 block of Walnut Street.

In the 200 block of Race Street, a report of a low-hanging wire brought police to the area.

Officers and the department’s K-9 assisted Whitehall police in the 2100 block of North First Avenue.

Police assisted Lehigh County Sheriff’s Office in the 100 block of Front Street.

At Apartments for the Elderly, 118 Bridge St., police disposed of medication for an individual.

Charges are pending against a 24-year-old from Catasauqua for simple assault, strangulation and physical harassment and contact in the 100 block of Front Street.

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

In the 700 block of Third Street, an abandoned vehicle was tagged.

JUNE 26

Officers assisted Whitehall police with a vehicle stop in the 3800 block of Mechanicsville Road.

Members of the department assisted an individual with contacting a family member in the 100 block of Front Street.

A vehicle was tagged in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

In the 100 block of Second Street, an abandoned vehicle was tagged.

A fire that occurred at Pyramid Healthcare, 124 Bridge St., is under investigation.

In the 400 block of Circle Drive, police assisted constables with an address verification.

JUNE 27

On Race Street, a two-vehicle reportable accident occurred.

On Front Street, a stop sign was down in the roadway. Public works was notified.

A disabled vehicle on Lehigh Street was reported. AAA was contacted for towing.

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., a custody issue brought police to the scene to investigate.

JUNE 28

A disabled vehicle was pushed off the roadway on Front Street.

Police and the department’s K-9 assisted an outside agency in a vehicle search that led to an arrest on Howertown Road.

In the 200 block of Mulberry Street, police sought information regarding a harassment and protection-from-abuse case.

A vehicle stop was performed in the 900 block of Race Street. The driver was cited.

Officers investigated a protection-from-abuse violation in the 200 block of Mulberry Street.

In the 400 block of Walnut Street, an abandoned vehicle was on private property.

At Silver Manor, 2 Front St., officers conducted a welfare check of an individual, who refused transport.

In the 200 block of Front Street, a dispute between a husband and wife occurred.

Police relayed information for Allentown officers in the 500 block of Walnut Street.

A mother yelling at children in the 700 block of Limestone Street was reported to police.

JUNE 29

Allen Robles, 22, of Catasauqua, was arrested for disorderly conduct in the 700 block of Front Street when police investigated a domestic dispute.

Suspicious activity in the 200 block of York Street was reported.

In the 1000 block of Race Street, police assisted a disabled motorist.

A stolen vehicle from the 100 block of Pine Street was recovered in a Walnutport accident.

A hit and run occurred in the 300 block of Bridge Street. The investigation is continuing.

On Howertown Road, police investigated a report of a suspicious package, which was empty.

In the 900 block of Lenape Circle, a theft occurred.

A harassment text message received in the 200 block of High Street was reported to police.

A 41-year-old female of Northampton was arrested for driving under the influence and disorderly conduct in the 700 block of Front Street.

Issues with the postal service in the 500 block of Bethlehem Road were reported to the department.

JUNE 30

In the 200 block of Wood Street, a civil issue over custody occurred.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred in the 700 block of Front Street. One party left.

Police investigated a custody issue in the 200 block of Wood Street.

A suspicious vehicle on St. John Street was reported.

At the Catasauqua Borough Public Works building, 835 Walnut St., a disabled vehicle was moved.

In the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, police investigated a fireworks complaint. The source was stopped and warned of arrest.

On Second Street, police investigated an animal complaint.

A loose dog in the 300 block of Wood Street was returned to its owner.

A dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend in the 300 block of Walnut Street occurred.

Officers responded to a report of a noise complaint in the 700 block of Front Street.

JULY 1

At the department, 90 Bridge St., a custody exchange occurred.

In the 700 block of Front Street, police investigated a noise complaint. The music was quiet on arrival, and the owner was warned.

An ordinance violation occurred at Catasauqua Park & Playground, 501 American St. The group moved from the park swing area, police said.

The department said a disturbance — loud talking — occurred in the 500 block of Race Street.