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Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 5

Shaun Best, 22, of Catasauqua, was arrested for simple assault and physical harassment and contact in the 400 block of Front Street.

Three no parking signs were issued in the 700 block of Second Street.

A juvenile was counseled in the 100 block of Wood Street, the department said.

An identification card was found at the department, 118 Bridge St.

Officers assisted a citizen who fell on Front Street.

Police assisted a citizen who fell in the 200 block of Circle Drive.

Suspects sought in dog shooting

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP

Whitehall Township police are investigating a June 20 report of the shooting of a dog by an unknown person.

According to the report, at 10:30 p.m. June 20, police were called to the area of 503 W. Union St. for the shooting death of a dog.

Three males allegedly appeared in that area of West Union Street and were looking for a dog. When someone walked out of the home with a dog, one of the three males pulled out a gun and shot the dog, police said.

The three males then fled on foot.

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 12

Police conducted a welfare check in the 200 block of South Fourth Street.

Credit card fraud in the 1000 block of Bernice Drive was reported.

Officers conducted a security check in the 100 block of South Eighth Street.

The department received a report of bridge construction signs knocked over along the Ironton Rail Trail.

Officers responded to a parking complaint in the 200 block of South Front Street.

Police assisted an outside agency in the 1100 block of Hokendauqua Street.

Northampton police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 6

An unwanted male in the 2200 block of Siegfried Avenue was reported to police.

At Turkey Hill Minit Market, 1060 Main St., a cellphone, left on the counter by a customer, was taken.

JUNE 8

A fire alarm sounded in the 2700 block of Cherryville Road. Officers assisted the fire department with a residential fire.

JUNE 9

A domestic dispute between a male and female in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue occurred, the department said.

JUNE 10

north Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 4

Officers assisted Coplay police with a report of a domestic dispute in the 300 block of Schreiber Avenue.

In the 1000 block of Fourth Street, a domestic dispute brought out police.

Criminal mischief in the 1300 block of Third Street was reported to police.

Police responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Officers assisted a citizen who fell in the 1400 block of Main Street.

JUNE 6

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 22

In the 600 block of Limestone Street, a dispute between a mother and daughter brought out police.

Police investigated a protection-from-abuse case in the 200 block of Front Street.

Four no parking signs were issued in the 400 block of Prospect Street, the department said.

Sixteen parking tickets were filed at the department, 118 Bridge St.

Officers assisted Whitehall police with a report of a hit and run in the 500 block of Front Street.

District attorney warns public of new dangerous drug

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli is warning the public about Gray Death, a new drug that can kill with a single dose. This drug is dangerous even to touch with gloves, Morganelli said, adding there have been reported overdoses in Georgia, Alabama and Ohio.

Gray Death is comprised of heroin, fentanyl, the elephant tranquilizer carfentanil and a synthetic opioid called U-47700.

Northampton police

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 2

Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a male and female in the 1300 block of Newport Avenue.

Police conducted a warrant service in the 2400 block of Main Street. The male was served with an outstanding warrant and transported to district court.

JUNE 3

Criminal mischief — graffiti in the men’s room and on a pavilion — at 26th Street Playground was reported to the department.

JUNE 5

Members of the department assisted a female in the 200 block of East 19th Street.

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JUNE 5

An ordinance violation of overgrown grass and weeds at a dwelling in the unit block of South Third Street was reported to police.

The department received a complaint of missing garbage cans in the unit block of North Fourth Street.

A theft in the 1200 block of Center Street was reported to police.

Police conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of South Second Street.

The department received a complaint of juveniles walking across the Coplay-Northampton Bridge.