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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 10

A motor vehicle accident occurred in the 100 block of Chestnut Street.

In the 100 block of Center Circle, police responded to an animal complaint.

JULY 11

Officers conducted a security check in the unit block of North Fifth Street.

Police assisted a citizen with a report of stolen bikes in the 3300 block of North Front Street in Whitehall.

In the 100 block of South Fourth Street, police checked on a vehicle.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 10

An unwanted person on MacArthur Road was reported to police.

An alarm on Grape Street brought members of the department to the scene.

A report of a domestic dispute on Mickley Run brought out officers.

Members of the department investigated a protection-from-abuse order on South Fifth Street.

Police conducted a drug investigation on North Third Avenue.

JULY 11

Officers investigated a report of child abuse on Ellsworth Drive.

Northampton police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 1

Officers checked on the welfare of a female in the 2000 block of Canal Street.

A vehicle was towed at CVS Pharmacy, West 21st Street.

JULY 2

Police assisted a male in the 500 block of Apple Street.

JULY 3

A vehicle at Redner’s Quick Shoppe, West 21st Street, was reported stolen. The report said the vehicle had the keys left in it.

JULY 4

A protection-from- abuse order was violated in the 1600 block of Laubach Avenue.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 25

At Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St., a vehicle was ticketed.

In the 900 block of Race Street, a dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend brought out police.

At St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 1237 Third St., officers assisted North Catasauqua police.

At Race Street Baptist Church, 610 Race St., police responded to an animal complaint.

Harassment by communications on South 10th Street brought police to the scene.

Coplay police

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 3

Police assisted a citizen in the 100 block of North Sixth Street.

The department received a parking complaint in the 1100 block of Chestnut Street.

Police received a complaint of fireworks in the 1100 block of Poplar Street.

In the 1000 block of Chestnut Street, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief.

Officers investigated a parking complaint in the unit block of South Third Street.

DA rules police shooting of Coplay man is justified

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin ruled July 7 the shooting of a man May 21 by four Allentown City Police Department Officers was “entirely justified.”

The officer-involved shooting of Joseph M. Hodgin, of Coplay, North Whitehall, occurred near North 19th and Green streets, Allentown, resulting in Hodgin’s death.

According to a July 7 report released by Martin, the officers’ use of deadly force was justified on the basis of a reasonable belief Hodgin posed an imminent risk to the officers and others.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 19

On Second Street, an issue between neighbors brought out police.

In the 1100 block of Poplar Street, the search of a home was conducted. The suspect was located.

A wanted person was picked up on a warrant on Front Street, police said.

On Cambridge Place, police assisted a citizen.

Criminal mischief in the 100 block of Bridge Street was investigated. The department said charges are pending.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 18

Officers conducted a traffic stop at Third and Chapel streets.

A report of harassment brought police to the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Officers assisted the Coplay Borough Police Department with investigating a harassment complaint.

JUNE 19

A hit-and-run motor vehicle accident brought police to the 1000 block of Washington Street.

Police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle in the 1400 block of Main Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 21

A female causing a disturbance in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue was reported to the department.

Criminal mischief at Canal Street Park was reported to police for graffiti spray painted on the outside wall of the restroom.

JUNE 23

In the 1600 block of Washington Avenue, officers responded to a child custody issue.

JUNE 26

Police responded to a domestic dispute between two females in the 1700 block of Main Street.

JUNE 27