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On Saturday October 23, 2021, The Catawissa Borough Police Department received a report of attempted phone scam. The scammer was claiming to be a Lieutenant Shepard with The Catawissa Borough Police Department. 


Please note that there is NO Lt. Shepard affiliated with this department.  The victim said the phone number was The Catawissa Borough Police Department’s number (570-356-7102). 
The fake “Lt. Shepard” tried to get the victim to bring money to meet him at the Weis Markets within the Borough. 

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On September 12, 2021, someone turned in a black Verizon Motorola cellphone they found at the Briar Creek Lake. Please contact us at 570-759-0354 if it belongs to you. 

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On September 19, 2021, someone turned in a set of keys they found at the Briar Creek Lake. Please contact us at 570-759-0354 if they belong to you. 

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Catawissa Borough Police Department is searching for 31-year-old James S. CALIGIURI who is wanted on charges for Domestic Violence and Child Abuse that occurred in July 2021.

The victim reported that she had been strangled, kicked and punched by CALIGIURI as well as her 3-year-old child of which CALIGIURI is the father.  The child was hit so hard on multiple occasions that it left marks on the child’s body.

CALIGIURI was born in Russia and speaks with an accent.

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This department is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred on this date at the 800 block of State Route 93 located in North Centre Township. The hit and run vehicle is identified to us as being a black in color cruiser style motorcycle that will be missing a foot rest. Anyone with information surrounding the identification of the motorcycle operator/owner is asked to contact this department at 570-759-0354 or submit a tip through this Crime Watch Portal.   

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Please call 570 784 6300 if you see two loose horses in the area of Lake Glory Campground and Queen City Road area.

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Phone service is currently down at the Police Department and has been since approximately 11pm. If you need to speak with an officer, please call (570)784-6300 or dial 911 for emergencies.

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This morning, February 16, 2020, a red notebook was found lying in the roadway. Please contact the Locust Township Police Department if this is your notebook. 

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SR487 (Southern Drive) is closed from Mcintyre Road at Rohrbach's to the (SR42) Numidia Drive intersection at Three Points. Police and Fire Police are on scene directing traffic

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All area roadways are passable. Crews are out clearing them of any accumulating snow and spreading anti-skid material. Currently there is only light snow falling but we do have fog in the area as well. Some roads to have a combination of snow and slush on them.

Be cautious while driving this afternoon and evening while you go pick up your favorite super bowl snacks and food from your local restaurants and stores.

Stay safe and healthy and enjoy Super Bowl Sunday 2021!

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