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SALISBURY POLICE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Burglary

A resident who lives in the 1700 block of 33rd Street, returned to the home 10:03 p.m. April 15 to discover an unknown actor had entered the home through a kitchen window by removing the screen and prying open the window. A class ring, swimming medals, miscellaneous jewelry and cash were removed from the home. The actor exited the home through the same window, replacing the screen.

Homicide

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Lehigh County District Attorney’s office announced April 21 Jose Rivera, 44, of 555 Ontario St., has been charged in the death of another man in his vehicle in an alcohol-related accident in 2014.

Police said around 2:10 a.m. on Nov. 14 of that year Rivera drove his Honda through a red light at MacArthur Road and Schadt Avenue in Whitehall, crashing into a sedan traveling south on MacArthur.

Rivera and his passenger, Luis Navarro-Natal, 49, of Bethlehem, were ejected from the car. Navarro-Natal died of his injuries.

STATE POLICE

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Terroristic threats

Adam Tyler Bartz, 21, of Lower Macungie Township, was charged with allegedly making terroristic threats and possession of drug paraphernalia after an argument escalated at a residence in the 900 block of South Krocks Road, Lower Macungie Township, 10:20 p.m. March 18. According to police, Bartz threatened to burn down the residence and injure three cats at the residence. Police said drug paraphernalia allegedly was found in plain view in Bartz’s vehicle at the scene. Charges were filed through District Court 31-3-02.

Disorderly Conduct

Thursday, April 21, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Lower Saucon Police arrested three young men following some late-night hijinks April 5.

Police report one 15-year-old boy, two 16-year-olds and Bethlehem resident Quinn Cosgrave, 18, were caught after pelting the home of a student with eggs, watermelon and avocados.

After the rapscallions fled the scene, the victim searched the area and found a receipt for the eggs and produce from a local Giant supermarket. The receipt was time-stamped and video at the store was used by the young victim to identify the offenders as fellow Saucon Valley students.

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Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Coplay police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 4

Officers assisted Catasauqua Borough Police Department with the report of a possible assault in the 200 block of Front Street.

Police conducted a citizen lift assist in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street.

APRIL 6

In the unit block of North Front Street, police conducted a citizen assist with a parking matter.

Police responded to a disorderly group in the unit block of North Third Street.

A domestic dispute occurred in the unit block of South Front Street, the department reported.

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Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 2

In an alley in the 200 block of Second Street, the department received a noise complaint.

At Catasauqua American Legion, 330 Second St., an argument between family members resulted in no arrests.

At Dery Silk Apartments, 101 Race St., police responded to a transformer fire.

A child was found wandering on Front Street. The guardian was located.

Officers assisted North Catasauqua police in the 200 block of Buttonwood Street.

APRIL 3

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Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Whitehall police responded to these and other calls recently.

MARCH 30

A report of suspicious activity brought officers to the 1100 block of Fairmont Street.

Police responded to a report of a vehicle damaged by four unknown individuals in the 400 block of Virginia Avenue.

Officers responded to a request for a protection-from-abuse order in the unit block of Eisenhower Circle.

An alarm summoned police to Eberhardt Motors, 4344 Main St.

MARCH 31

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Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Northampton police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 1

A female caused a disturbance in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue, police reported.

In the 1500 block of Poplar Street, officers responded to a report of a protection-from-abuse violation.

APRIL 2

Police responded to a criminal mischief report in the 100 block of West 16th Street. The report said there was damage to the windshield of a legally parked vehicle.

In the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue, the department received a report of damage done to a tire of a legally parked vehicle.

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Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

North Catasauqua police responded to these and other calls recently.

APRIL 2

In the 1400 block of Main Street, police conducted a citizen assist.

A domestic disturbance occurred in the 700 block of Hunter Street, the department reported.

APRIL 3

Police responded to a domestic dispute in the 1200 block of Eighth Street.

Officers conducted a citizen assist in the 1100 block of Howertown Road.

APRIL 4

At American and Hunter streets, an abandoned car was reported to the department.

DUIs

Friday, April 15, 2016 by The Press in Police Log

Lower Saucon Township police made at least six arrests involving people allegedly driving while intoxicated from March 6 to 17. In all cases, officers performed tests and determined the drivers were under the influence.

Tyron Bullett, 35, of East Ninth Street in Bethlehem, was stopped for a violation on Seidersville Road around 3:50 a.m. March 6.

Matthew Angelo of Coopersburg was found with his vehicle inexplicably sitting in the middle of Old Philadelphia Pike around 2:40 a.m. March 7, and did not move when officers signaled.