Northampton Press

Friday, October 20, 2017

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 17

Officers investigated a protection-from-abuse order in the 100 block of Limestone Street.

A domestic issue brought police to the 100 block of Limestone Street.

In the 200 block of Main Street, officers responded to a custody issue.

Police investigated the report of an unwanted person in the 800 block of Church Street.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police responded to a parking complaint.

A civil issue in the 500 block of Race Street summoned police to the scene.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 30

An alarm sounded in the 1600 block of Washington Street.

At 13th and Race streets, officers assisted Catasauqua police with the report of a motor vehicle accident.

In the 100 block of Front Street, police assisted Catasauqua officers.

JULY 31

An abandoned vehicle in the 1300 block of Howertown Road was reported to the department.

A report of harassment in the 1000 block of Third Street was filed with the department.

Coplay police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 31

In the 200 block of Center Street, police responded to a report of a disabled vehicle.

A stolen vehicle was recovered in the 1100 block of Oak Street.

Officers conducted a welfare check in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street.

The theft of cast iron radiators in the unit block of North Eighth Street brought out police.

AUG. 1

Damage to a traffic light pole at North Second and Chestnut streets was reported.

Officers conducted a welfare check at Giant, 202 Chestnut St.

Whitehall man alerts police to Berks road rage incident

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by SUSAN BRYANT in Police Log

An 18-year-old Orefield man has been charged with aggravated assault and making terroristic threats after he was allegedly involved in a road rage incident 7:52 p.m. July 29 on I-78 East, Greenwich Township, Berks County.

Pennsylvania State Police Troop L, Hamburg, said troopers were dispatched to the area after a 67-year-old Whitehall man reported a passenger in another vehicle, later identified as Frank John Clark V, allegedly showed a handgun during the incident.

Northampton police

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 28

A theft from an unlocked vehicle in the 1000 block of Washington Avenue was reported to police. Money was reported taken.

Officers responded to a neighbor complaint in the 500 block of East 11th Street.

In the 1700 block of Main Street, a cellphone was taken from a bench outside of a residence, police said.

JULY 29

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

JULY 8

A dispute between a husband and wife brought police to the 200 block of Edward Lane.

Officers responded to a noise complaint at Catasauqua Park and Playground, 501 American St.

In the 700 block of Crane Street, police investigated a noise complaint.

JULY 9

In the 200 block of Bridge Street, a group agreed to quiet down when police responded to a noise complaint.

A disorderly group in the 200 block of Bridge Street brought out officers.

Township man is arrested on child pornography charges

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Police Log

A Whitehall Township man has been charged with possession of child pornography and dissemination of photographs, both of which are felonies.

According to a criminal complaint, Fathallah Smaki, of Crest Drive, Fullerton, a former security guard at Lehigh Valley Hospital, 1627 Chew St., Allentown, showed another employee a movie containing child pornography while at work Dec. 24, 2015.

The employee told Allentown Police Sgt. Thomas Anderson the video, which contained images of sexual acts between an adult African-American woman and an African-American boy.

LCCC offers civilian firearms, Act 235 security officer training

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC), a certified training center specified by the Pennsylvania Training Commission, offers a wide variety of courses designed for Pennsylvania police officers, Act 235 security officers and civilians who possess firearms or carry any variety of self-defense tools.

The following courses are offered this semester:

• Act 235 Basic and Recertification Classes

• Firearms/Decision- Making Skills for the Responsible Gun Owner (includes full day at range)

• Firearms/Use of Force Orientation