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On June 5th 2020 at approximately 0312 hours, Officer McNelis of the Catawissa Borough Police Department was called to 106 Hillside Village within Catawissa Borough for a suspicious male in dark colored clothing who was yelling and cursing. The male was identified as Dylan Eck. He was sitting...
On Saturday May 8th, 2021 at approximately 1600 hours, officers of the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to the 200 block of North Third Street in the Borough for a report of theft of kids toys from the front porch. The toys pictured below were wooden horses with wheels. One has a...

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On the 1st of March 2021, at 2153 hours, Chief Laidacker was dispatched to the residence of 347 North Fourth Street for a report of a domestic in progress. While enroute, the dispatcher relayed the information that the actor, one Nicole Fritz, was striking her husband, Ronald Fritz, with a broom...
On the 1st of March 2021, Officers of The Catawissa Borough Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a domestic situation at the residence of 347 North Fourth Street, Catawissa. During the initial investigation, officers learned that Nicole Fritz had damaged property inside the home. Due...
On the 15th of March 2021 at approximately 0011 hours, Officer McNelis of the Catawissa Borough Police Department was out patrolling in an unmarked patrol vehicle and full uniform, when she observed an unidentified male near the entrance of the Weis Markets at 235 Main Street Catawissa, PA 17820...
On June 5th 2020 at approximately 0312 hours, Officer McNelis of the Catawissa Borough Police Department was called to 106 Hillside Village within Catawissa Borough for a suspicious male in dark colored clothing who was yelling and cursing. The male was identified as Dylan Eck. He was sitting...
On the 1st of March 2021, at 2153 hours, Chief Laidacker was dispatched to the residence of 347 North Fourth Street for a report of a domestic in progress. While enroute, the dispatcher relayed the information that the actor, one Nicole Fritz, was striking her husband, Ronald Fritz, with a broom...
On the 1st of March 2021, Officers of The Catawissa Borough Police Department were dispatched to the scene of a domestic situation at the residence of 347 North Fourth Street, Catawissa. During the initial investigation, officers learned that Nicole Fritz had damaged property inside the home. Due...
On the 15th of March 2021 at approximately 0011 hours, Officer McNelis of the Catawissa Borough Police Department was out patrolling in an unmarked patrol vehicle and full uniform, when she observed an unidentified male near the entrance of the Weis Markets at 235 Main Street Catawissa, PA 17820...
On Saturday March 27th, 2021 at approximately 2330 hours, Officers of the Catawissa Borough Police Department, received a call for on-going harassment between the neighbors of 222 and 224 North Third Street. Victims explained that their neighbor directly attached to them at 222 North Third Street,...
Joshua Lee Hayes
Hayes is wanted in connection with a burglary/theft incident which occurred on the 3rd of November 2018.
Azar was stopped for speeding and issued citations for speed and driving without a license.
Defendant cited for driving without valid insurance
On the 19th of December 2017, Alston was stopped for traffic violations and cited for driving without a valid license.
Defendant is accused of passing a bad check to the District Court for payment of other fines.

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On Saturday May 8th, 2021 at approximately 1600 hours, officers of the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to the 200 block of North Third Street in the Borough for a report of theft of kids toys from the front porch. The toys pictured below were wooden horses with wheels. One has a...

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On Saturday March 27th at 1905 hours, Officer McNelis of the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a call at 537 Pfahler Street Catawissa for a group of juvenile females that had trespassed on the property and vandalized the garage. When arriving on scene, victim and property owner of...

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On Sunday April 5th 2020, the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a call of a dog bite at the Riverview Point Apartments at 131 Main Street. The incident occurred in the main lobby. The victim had a pierced wound on her right leg from the dog bite. The PA State Dog Warden was then...
On Sunday April 5th 2020, the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a call at the Hillside Village Apartment complex for the victim’s friend using her motor vehicle without her permission after a dispute between the two. The dispute was settled, and no charges were filed. Please Note:...

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On Saturday November 28 th 2020, the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a reckless driving complaint in the Dollar General parking lot at 709 Mill Street. The officer on scene observed a silver BMW sedan improperly parked in a handicap spot with its hazard lights on, which matched the...

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Officers were dispatched to the scene of a theft from a motor vehicle in the area of 542 Mill Street in Catawissa Borough. The victim reported that his masonic plate was stolen from the front bumper sometime during the night. The plate is blue in color and reads "Masons". Anyone with any...

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On the 19th of October 2018, this department was dispatched to the report of a theft from a motor vehicle in the are of 243 Pine Street. The vehicle's driver's side window was broken with a cinder block, and a pink IPOD was stolen from inside the vehicle. The theft occurred sometime during the...

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The victim reported a sexual assault to another state agency. Upon follow-up from this police department, the victim refused to provide details and wished this department to cease any investigation into the matter. The case will be closed in accordance with the wishes of the victim.

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The victim reported that on the 30th of October, 2017, his back pack was stolen from his vehicle. The vehicle was left unlocked, and the contents of the backpack included a notebook and other school related items totaling $45.00 in value. The case remains under investigation.

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The department was dispatched to 103 Hillside Village by maintenance staff for a report of found narcotics. The staff, who were cleaning out a vacant apartment, discovered 135 packets of suspected heroin, needles, and other paraphernalia.

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