Northampton Press

Friday, October 20, 2017

Range Road to close Sept. 7 for accident reconstruction

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

Whitehall Township police will close Range Road between Eberhart Road and the rear entrance to Whitehall Commons (Walmart) at 7 a.m. Sept. 7 so officers can follow up with accident reconstruction for the fatal vehicle crash that occurred Sept. 1. The closure is expected to last less than three hours.

Township officers will be assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police, who will be bringing a laser mapping system to speed the process.

Sobriety checkpoints planned for September

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Valley

According to information provided by Lehigh County DUI Task Force Coordinator and South Whitehall Police Sgt. George Hummel, the Lehigh Valley Regional DUI Task Force will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in Lehigh County during the month of September.

A sobriety checkpoint is a traffic safety checkpoint wherein police systematically stop vehicles at selected locations to briefly observe drivers for articulable signs and/or behaviors normally associated with drivers impaired by alcohol and/or drugs.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 27

A theft from a vehicle occurred in the 600 block of Palomino Drive.

The department received a general complaint in the 700 block of Grove Street.

A theft occurred in the 1100 block of Second Street, police said.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police on Front Street for a reported assault.

Police conducted a welfare check in the 1100 block of Second Street.

A theft occurred in the 1200 block of Third Street.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 21

The department received a complaint from a resident that someone dropped garbage on his property in the 100 block of South Ninth Street.

Officers assisted a citizen with a parking issue in the 100 block of North Seventh Street.

Police responded to a report of a disturbance in the 100 block of South Second Street.

A suspicious phone call received in the unit block of North Third Street was reported to the department.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 15

The department said a protection-from-abuse order was violated on Second Street.

An alarm sounded on Commerce Drive.

An abandoned vehicle on Front Street was reported.

Suspicious activity on Spruce Street was filed with the department.

On Mickley Road, officers responded to a report of a disturbance.

AUG. 16

Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Pine Street.

A hazardous condition on MacArthur Road brought police to the scene.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 14

An investigation is continuing for a burglary that occurred in the 100 block of Railroad Street.

On North 14th Street, a vehicle was illegally parked, police said.

Police attempted to contact a vehicle owner on North 12th Street when investigating a parking complaint.

AUG. 15

On North 14th Street, an owner was notified for a vehicle that was illegally parked.

AUG. 16

A ticket was issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 20

A suspicious person in the 1100 block of Third Street was reported to the department.

In the 1100 block of Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of a loud party.

In the 400 block of Cypress Street, police investigated a report of a suspicious person.

At Third and Walnut streets, officers assisted Catasauqua police.

A theft occurred in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

An attempted burglary occurred in the 400 block of Buttonwood Street.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

AUG. 14

At Third and Almond streets, a traffic stop was conducted.

A domestic dispute occurred in the 1100 block of Third Street.

A vehicle was stolen in the 1000 block of Howertown Road, police said.

At Third and Eugene streets, a traffic stop was conducted.

AUG. 15

Officers conducted a traffic stop at Fourth and Main streets.

A traffic stop was conducted in the 1400 block of Main Street.

AUG. 16