Northampton Press

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Armed robbery reported at Hanover jewelry store

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

STATE POLICE

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, is investigating an armed robbery that took place Oct. 10 at Kay Jewelers in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

According to the report, officers were called to 944 Airport Center Drive just after 10 a.m. A male, described as wearing a black hoodie and ski mask and carrying an orange bag, walked into the store, pointed a handgun at employees and stole about $20,000 worth of jewelry and $140 in cash from the register, police said.

He reportedly fled the area on foot, turning right out of the store.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 20

A vehicle was damaged in the 400 block of North 14th Street.

In the 200 block of Edward Lane, a dispute between a mother and daughter occurred.

SEPT. 21

Officers responded to an animal complaint in the 200 block of Pine Street. The dog was picked up by Sanctuary at Haafsville. The owner later called.

In the 500 block of Circle Drive, a fraud occurred. The investigation is continuing.

A package was stolen in the 100 block of Walnut Street.

North Catty police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 22

A burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Howertown Road brought out police.

A report of fraud in the 1300 block of Third Street was investigated.

The department responded to a general complaint in the 1000 block of Front Street.

SEPT. 23

A general complaint in the 1100 block of Front Street was addressed.

SEPT. 24

Officers investigated a report of identity theft in the 1200 block of Second Street.

High-speed chase leads to 2-car crash at MacArthur, Mickley

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township

A high-speed chase Oct. 9 in Whitehall resulted in a two-vehicle crash and the apprehension of a driver.

According to the report, at 1:09 a.m., a Whitehall police officer patrolling southbound on MacArthur Road was passed by a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed.

The officer tried to catch the vehicle; however, it crashed with another vehicle near the intersection of MacArthur Road and Mickley Road (south) before the officer could try to stop it.

The driver then fled on foot but was caught shortly after, police said.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 21

A hit and run occurred at West 21st and Canal streets. The report said a tractor-trailer struck a light post and road sign without stopping.

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 1600 block of Laubach Avenue.

Police conducted a traffic stop at West 15th Street and Newport Avenue.

SEPT. 22

In the 1700 block of Main Street, an issue between neighbors occurred.

A domestic dispute between a male and a female took place in the 300 block of East 10th Street.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 11

A traffic citation was issued in the 100 block of Lehigh Street.

In the 600 block of Poplar Street, an animal complaint case was referred to an animal control officer.

A theft that occurred in the 300 block of Mulberry Street is under investigation, the department said.

On Howertown Road, buses were reportedly blocking the street.

SEPT. 13

A fire occurred at Lehigh Valley International Airport, 3311 Airport Road.

Officers responded to a noise complaint on Circle Drive.

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 23

Officers assisted a citizen in the unit block of South Third Street.

Police investigated the theft of an electric saw in the unit block of North Third Street.

The department performed a welfare check in the 300 block of Schreiber Avenue.

SEPT. 24

A domestic dispute in the unit block of South Second Street was investigated.

Police were on the scene of a residential fire in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

Lost keys in the 100 block of South Fifth Street were reported.

Officers seek information on shots fired

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Police

At 3:13 a.m. Oct. 2, Whitehall police were dispatched to Latest Food Trends, 1234 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, for a report of multiple gunshots.

Officers arrived within three minutes. No victims or property damage were found.

Department detectives are actively pursuing leads.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Matthew Reszek at 610-437-3042, ext. 216, or mreszek@whitehallpd.com.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 17

Officers were on the scene of a drug investigation in the 2600 block of MacArthur Road.

Thefts from vehicles on Fifth and First streets and Maryland Circle were investigated.

A domestic offense against family brought police to the 900 block of Fairmont Avenue.

The department responded to reports of harassment on Red Bud Drive West and MacArthur Road.

Police investigated a report of a runaway in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street.