Northampton Press

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Whitehall police

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 19

Officers were called to Echo Drive for a report of harassment.

Police investigated a report of a reckless driver on Mechanicsville Road.

APRIL 20

A report of a disturbance brought officers to Main Street.

Police were called to Third Street for an animal complaint.

Officers responded to a DUI on Route 329.

A report of harassment brought police to Front Street.

Officers were called to MacArthur Road for a noise complaint.

N. CATASAUQUA POLICE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 23

A report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident brought officers to the 500 block of Grove Street.

Officers responded to an assault in the 400 block of Fourth Street.

APRIL 24

Police assisted a citizen in the 1300 block of Third Street.

APRIL 25

A report of a reckless driver brought officers to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

APRIL 26

Police conducted a traffic stop at Front and Arch streets.

A DUI summoned officers to Fourth and Main streets.

COPLAY POLICE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 24

Officers checked on the welfare of an individual in the 200 block of South Fourth Street.

A report of a disturbance brought police to the 200 block of South Fourth Street.

Police responded to a complaint between neighbors in the 1000 block of Barbara Drive.

A report of a wire struck by a truck brought officers to the 1100 block of Poplar Street.

Police assisted a citizen with a domestic issue in the unit block of North Eighth Street.

NORTHAMPTON POLICE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 21

A domestic issue between two women brought officers to the 600 block of East 20th Street.

Officers checked on the welfare of a man in the 1700 block of Main Street.

APRIL 23

A hit-and-run motor vehicle accident brought police to the 1700 block of Main Street.

Officers assisted with the service of a warrant in the 1000 block of Main Street.

Police responded to a nonreportable motor vehicle accident at Main and Fourth streets.

APRIL 24

WHITEHALL POLICE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 15

Officers were called to Mickley Run for a report of a noise complaint.

A report of an animal complaint summoned police to Lehigh Street.

Officers investigated a report of a disturbance at Whitehall Mall.

A sounding alarm summoned officers to MacArthur Road.

Police investigated a report of a suspicious person on MacArthur Road.

APRIL 16

A report of a noise complaint brought officers to Pershing Boulevard.

Lehigh Township woman charged with prostitution

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

A Lehigh Township woman has been charged with prostitution.

According to Lehigh Township police, Linda Michelson, 55, of Pecan Lane, was arrested and charged April 26 with prostitution.

The arrest was the culmination of an ongoing investigation of complaints about a large amount of traffic coming in and out of her residence, the report said.

Police were able to locate several advertisements on known websites where prostitution solicitation occurs and where Michelson had posted advertisements.

Free VIN-etching event set for May 13 in Whitehall Township

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has announced the Lehigh County Auto Theft and Insurance Fraud Task Force has scheduled a free Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)-etching event May 13 in Whitehall Township.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whitehall Township Public Works building, 3219 MacArthur Road. The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles that motorists can bring to the event.

NORTHAMPTON POLICE

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 14

A hit-and-run motor vehicle accident brought officers to the 1700 block of Main Street.

Police responded to a report of damage done to a window and siding of a garage in the unit block of Main Street.

APRIL 16

A domestic dispute between a man and woman brought officers to West 16th Street and Ruth Alley.

APRIL 19

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 1700 block of Newport Avenue.

Whitehall Township police apprehend wanted man

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

Whitehall Township police on April 13 responded to a report of a wanted man in the 1200 block of North Lehigh Avenue.

According to a news release provided by township Chief of Police Michael J. Marks, police received a call around noon regarding the unwanted man. Upon arrival, police determined Angel Leon Jr. was inside a residence on North Lehigh Avenue, the release said.

The release also said Leon was taken into custody 4 p.m. without incident and was transported to Lehigh County Central Booking.

Leon is wanted on multiple warrants in Berks County, the release noted.

NORTH CATASAUQUA POLICE

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua Borough police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 16

A report of a DUI brought officers to Fourth and Main streets.

Police assisted the Catasauqua Borough Police Department in the 500 block of Front Street.

Officers responded to a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident at Third and Chapel streets.

A domestic call brought police to Locust and American streets.

Police assisted the Catasauqua Borough Police Department in the 200 block of Limestone Street.

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