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Police seek information on daytime burglaries

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh Township

Lehigh Township Police Department is investigating two daytime burglaries that occurred Oct. 21 and 22 in Lehigh Township.

According to the report, the forced entries into residences took place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in Danielsville.

Items stolen include cash and change, jewelry, laptop computers and a semi-automatic black handgun, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lehigh Township police at 610-760-8800.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 24

Officers were on the scene of domestic offenses against family on North Front and Fifth streets.

The department assisted with reports of fires on Catasauqua Road and Fifth Street.

Police responded to disturbances on Grape Street and Maryland Circle.

Suspicious activity in the 400 block of Windsor Street was reported.

A report of fraud in the 1100 block of Sixth Street was investigated.

Officers provided a protection-from-abuse service in the 1800 block of Steelstone Road.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

OCT. 7

In the 300 block of School Street, a theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred.

A neighbor issue took place in the 300 block of Church Street.

A hit and run was investigated on Stonewood Place.

On Front Street, a driver was cited.

An animal complaint in the 400 block of Circle Drive was investigated. The dog was returned to its owner.

OCT. 8

Police said a child custody issue occurred in the 400 block of Faith Drive.

Coplay police

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 30

An adult female was arrested for false identification and drugs when police responded to a suspicious person report in the 100 block of North Front Street.

Officers investigated a report of soliciting in the unit block of North Fifth Street.

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

OCT. 1

A juvenile complaint in the unit block of South Third Street was investigated.

National Take Back Day is set for Oct. 26

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

The 18th National Take Back Day drug collection event has been scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26. During that time, Lehigh County residents can take expired and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications to police departments and other locations at 13 sites in Lehigh County.

County residents can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids.

Syringes or sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, and no questions will be asked.

Armed robbery reported at Hanover jewelry store

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

STATE POLICE

Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, is investigating an armed robbery that took place Oct. 10 at Kay Jewelers in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

According to the report, officers were called to 944 Airport Center Drive just after 10 a.m. A male, described as wearing a black hoodie and ski mask and carrying an orange bag, walked into the store, pointed a handgun at employees and stole about $20,000 worth of jewelry and $140 in cash from the register, police said.

He reportedly fled the area on foot, turning right out of the store.

Catasauqua police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 20

A vehicle was damaged in the 400 block of North 14th Street.

In the 200 block of Edward Lane, a dispute between a mother and daughter occurred.

SEPT. 21

Officers responded to an animal complaint in the 200 block of Pine Street. The dog was picked up by Sanctuary at Haafsville. The owner later called.

In the 500 block of Circle Drive, a fraud occurred. The investigation is continuing.

A package was stolen in the 100 block of Walnut Street.

North Catty police

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

SEPT. 22

A burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Howertown Road brought out police.

A report of fraud in the 1300 block of Third Street was investigated.

The department responded to a general complaint in the 1000 block of Front Street.

SEPT. 23

A general complaint in the 1100 block of Front Street was addressed.

SEPT. 24

Officers investigated a report of identity theft in the 1200 block of Second Street.

High-speed chase leads to 2-car crash at MacArthur, Mickley

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall Township

A high-speed chase Oct. 9 in Whitehall resulted in a two-vehicle crash and the apprehension of a driver.

According to the report, at 1:09 a.m., a Whitehall police officer patrolling southbound on MacArthur Road was passed by a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed.

The officer tried to catch the vehicle; however, it crashed with another vehicle near the intersection of MacArthur Road and Mickley Road (south) before the officer could try to stop it.

The driver then fled on foot but was caught shortly after, police said.