Northampton Press

Thursday, August 22, 2019

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 26

Police were on the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Washington Street.

Officers assisted Coplay police in the area of North Front Street.

A traffic stop was conducted on Chapel Street.

MAY 27

The department performed a traffic stop at Third and Eugene streets.

MAY 28

A domestic call brought police to the 1100 block of Fourth Street.

Officers investigated a burglar alarm in the 1000 block of Howertown Road.

Whitehall police

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 13

Police handled a report of a person driving under the influence in the 2900 block of MacArthur Road.

Criminal mischief on Sumner Avenue and Windsor Street was reported.

Officers responded to a mental health call in the 1700 block of Elmwood Drive.

The department investigated a report of harassment in the 2900 block of Zephyr Boulevard.

A suspicious vehicle in the 2100 block of Columbia Avenue was reported.

Procanyn retires from position as Lehigh County detective

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has announced the retirement of long-serving law enforcement officer Gerald P. Procanyn, who retired from his position as a Lehigh County detective effective May 17.

Procanyn has served in that capacity since April 28, 2003. While employed in the district attorney’s office, Procanyn primarily worked as an investigator for cases brought before the grand jury.

Whitehall man dies in crash

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

A Whitehall man died in a weekend motorcycle crash on South Church Street in the township.

According to Lehigh County Deputy Coroner Gabrielle Riley, Ricky D. Steigerwalt Sr., 61, was pronounced dead 12:51 a.m. June 2 and died from multiple blunt force trauma. The crash, which occurred approximately 11:45 p.m. June 1, was ruled an accident, Riley said.

Steigerwalt was the operator of a motorcycle that struck a utility pole in the 4300 block of South Church Street.

Whitehall Township Police Department is investigating.

Coplay police

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 27

Criminal mischief to a vehicle in the 300 block of Schreiber Avenue was investigated.

Police responded to a report of loud music in the unit block of South Fourth Street.

Officers assisted with a civil matter in the unit block of North Sixth Street.

A fireworks complaint in the 900 block of Oak Street was reported.

The department addressed a noise complaint in the 200 block of Maple Street.

MAY 28

Coplay police

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 15

Officers investigated suspicious persons in the parking lot of Giant Food Store, 202 Chestnut St.

A suspicious vehicle in the 1000 block of Bernice Drive was reported.

The department assisted a confused female in the unit block of Magna Drive.

Police responded to a suspicious person report in the 1100 block of Catherine Drive.

MAY 16

Officers assisted with a protection-from-abuse service in the 100 block of North Ruch Street.

North Catasauqua police

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 12

Police investigated a report of a suspicious package in the 1000 block of Fifth Street.

MAY 13

Officers assisted Catasauqua police with a reported shooting in the 800 block of Walnut Street.

Police handled a DUI traffic stop at Third and Eugene streets.

The department assisted a citizen in the area of Front and Arch streets.

MAY 15

An unwanted person in the 1100 block of Howertown Road was reported.

Police assisted citizens on Main and Eugene streets.

Northampton police

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

MAY 10

A domestic dispute occurred between a male and a female in the 1300 block of Vienna Street.

Police said a soap dispenser was damaged and wet toilet paper thrown against the walls in the ladies’ bathroom at Municipal Park, Smith Lane and Laubach Avenue.

In the 1900 block of Main Street, a reportable accident involving two vehicles occurred.

A disturbance between two males in the 300 block of East 12th Street was reported.