Northampton Press

Monday, October 23, 2017

Whitehall woman charged with sexual contact with prisoner

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Tuesday that a nurse who formerly was employed at Lehigh County Jail has been charged with alleged inappropriate sexual contact with a prisoner.

Danika Alexander, 27, of 1205 Overlook Road, Whitehall Township, was charged with one count of institutional sexual assault, a felony of the third degree, Martin said.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 22

Officers conducted a welfare check of a male in the 800 block of Washington Avenue.

The department received a report of fraud in the 1600 block of Newport Avenue.

SEPT. 23

In the 1200 block of Main Street, police responded to a report of an unwanted male.

Criminal mischief in the 1700 block of Main Street was reported. Police said a tire was slashed and the battery cables cut on a legally parked vehicle.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 6

Police sought vehicle repossession information in the 100 block of Church Street.

No-parking signs were issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

A protection-from-abuse order was denied in the 300 block of Church Street.

SEPT. 7

At Whittier Place Apartments, 895 Walnut St., police responded to a noise complaint.

In the 300 block of Poplar Street, police conducted a mental health evaluation.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 17

Police conducted a vehicle repossession in the 1100 block of Railroad Street.

Officers assisted a citizen in the 1000 block of Sixth Street.

Members of the department conducted a welfare check in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

SEPT. 18

In the 500 block of Buttonwood Street, police investigated an animal complaint.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police in the 500 block of Race Street.

A fire alarm sounded in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 18

A bicycle was reported stolen in the unit block of South Second Street.

SEPT. 19

The department received a report of a dog running loose in the unit block of North Third Street.

Police said a domestic dispute occurred in the unit block of Bird Alley.

Officers responded to a report of a missing black Labrador retriever in the unit block of North Third Street.

The department received a report of a parking complaint in the 200 block of Hokendauqua Street.

Whitehall police investigate multiple stabbings on Alta Dr.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

Whitehall Township police officers responded to a report of a fight Sept. 25.

According to a news release from Police Chief Michael Marks, officers were dispatched approximately 6 p.m. to the rear of 22 Alta Drive in response to a fight in progress.

Police said four individuals sustained slash and stab wounds. Officers provided emergency medical care to help control the bleeding.

Two individuals were transported to area hospitals. Their conditions are reported to not be life threatening, Marks said.

Coplay police

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 11

Officers assisted Whitehall police in the 2700 block of MacArthur Road for suspicious activity.

Police assisted Whitehall officers in the 3200 block of MacArthur Road for an alarm call.

Suspicious activity in the 100 block of South Second Street was reported.

SEPT. 12

Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 100 block of South Second Street.

In the 100 block of South Second Street, police assisted child services.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 10

Officers assisted the fire department in the 1000 block of Front Street.

Police assisted Catasauqua officers in the 700 block of Race Street.

Suspicious activity occurred in the 1400 block of Main Street, the department said.

A parking complaint in the 1000 block of Sixth Street was reported to police.

In the 1100 block of Front Street, police responded to a domestic dispute.

At Lehigh and Main streets, officers assisted Catasauqua police.