Northampton Press

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Pen Argyl man dies in crash on Route 248 in Lehigh Twp.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by TERRY AHNER in Police Log

A Northampton County man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash Nov. 2 in Lehigh Township.

Richard Bowman, 76, of Pen Argyl, was killed in a collision just after 5 a.m. on Route 248 at the Route 873 intersection.

Lehigh Township Police Department said a Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on Route 248 when a gray Dodge Grand Caravan, driven by Bowman, attempted to turn onto Route 873 from Route 248 westbound. The caravan drove into the path of the truck.

Bowman was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 28

Police were on the scene of a hit and run in the 1000 block of Second Street.

A domestic issue in the 1000 block of Howertown Road was reported.

Officers responded to a report of a person driving under the influence at Second and Chapel streets.

The department assisted with a civil matter in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

Suspicious activity in the 1000 block of Third Street was investigated.

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of Arch Street.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 15

In the 200 block of Church Street, cable wires were down, police said.

Cellphones and SIM cards were stolen at Catasauqua Middle School, 850 Pine St.

OCT. 16

Officers checked on an individual with mental health issues in the 300 block of Walnut Street.

In the 500 block of Fourth Street, police assisted a citizen and requested extra patrol.

A domestic dispute occurred in the 100 block of Second Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 21

A domestic dispute between a male and female occurred in the 1400 block of Newport Avenue.

OCT. 22

In the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue, officers investigated a domestic dispute between a male and female.

OCT. 23

Members of the department investigated an unauthorized use of a debit card in the 900 block of Main Street.

Police checked on the welfare of a female in the 1200 block of Main Street.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 21

Police responded to the report of a runaway juvenile in the 1000 block of Second Street.

Suspicious activity in the 1200 block of Second Street was reported.

Officers investigated an alarm in the 600 block of Liberty Street.

OCT. 22

The department addressed a DUI call at Fourth and Main streets.

Suspicious activity in the 1100 block of Fourth Street was investigated.

OCT. 23

A reported gas leak brought police to the 1100 block of Railroad Street.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 15

Police responded to thefts on Lehigh Street and Mechanicsville Road.

Suspicious activity on Mechanicsville Road and Limestone Drive was reported.

Officers investigated a report of a suspicious person in the 300 block of West Union Street.

The department responded to a Megan’s Law call in the 3700 block of Lehigh Street.

Thefts occurred on Russell Court and North First Avenue.

Police were on the scene of a theft from a vehicle in the 1600 block of MacArthur Road.

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 22

Police were on the scene of a landlord/tenant dispute in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.

A written warning was issued for an expired registration during a traffic stop in the 900 block of Chestnut Street.

The department assisted with a vehicle repossession in the 200 block of Coplay Street.

OCT. 23

Officers responded to fire alarms on Catherine Drive and at Giant Food Store, 202 Chestnut St.

A road hazard in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street was addressed.

OCT. 24

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 14

Police were on the scene of a motor vehicle accident at Fourth and Cypress streets.

The department addressed a general complaint in the 1100 block of Front Street.

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a report of a disturbance in the 400 block of Howertown Road.

A welfare check was performed in the 1100 block of Second Street.

OCT. 15

Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 1100 block of Sixth Street.