Northampton Press

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

NOV. 11

Two vehicles were ticketed in the 100 block of Main Street and on Howertown Road.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police on Limestone Street.

A vehicle was tagged and the plate seized in the 400 block of Front Street.

In the 100 block of Front Street, criminal mischief was reported to the department.

A suspicious vehicle on 11th Street was reported. The vehicle was stopped and the driver identified.

In the 400 block of Front Street, a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend occurred.

Police said a driver was cited on Walnut Street.

A garage was spray-painted in the 700 block of Third Street.

Juveniles were located and warned during an investigation of a disturbance in the 400 block of Blackberry Street.

NOV. 12

In the 100 block of Race Street, police conducted a pursuit. The vehicle had failed to stop.

Jose Lugo, 56, of Catasauqua, was investigated for physical harassment and contact. The department said a citation is to filed.

A dog was struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of Race Street.

Police sought information regarding a threat at Catasauqua High School, 2500 W. Bullshead Road, Northampton.

A traffic citation was filed on Bridge Street.

NOV. 13

On Poplar Street, a traffic citation was issued.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police in the 1000 block of Railroad Street during a welfare check.

In the 600 block of Limestone Street, police received vehicle repossession information.

Police provided a K-9 assist to Whitehall officers during a traffic stop on Route 145.

Two written traffic warnings were issued on Second Street and in the 100 block of Race Street.

NOV. 14

A missing adult from the 500 block of Race Street was located.

On Lehigh Street, a traffic citation was issued.

In the 200 block of Mulberry Street, a dispute between a mother and daughter occurred.

A cat was found on American Street.

At Innovative Arts Academy Charter School, 330 Howertown Road, police investigated a juvenile issue.

A hit and run took place on Pine Street.

NOV. 15

Charges were filed against Fernando Torres, 19, of Allentown, for strangulation, physical harassment and contact and simple assault in the 100 block of Howertown Road.

A traffic citation was issued on Front Street.

Police assisted North Catasauqua officers in the 1100 block of Fifth Street.

In the 400 block of Crane Street, police assisted a citizen regarding parking.

NOV. 16

Police responded to a report of an alarm at 117 Pine St. Everything was secure.

In the 300 block of Mulberry Street, police were on the scene of a mental health case.

NOV. 17

Police assisted Allentown officers during a shooting on North Poplar Street.

Officers were on the scene with fire department members at Sheckler Elementary School, 201 N. 14th St., for a fire.