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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 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,...
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 the 23rd of March 2021, at 1046 hours, Chief Joshua Laidacker of the Catawissa Borough Police Department received a call from Caitlin Brandt in reference to a theft. Upon speaking with the victim, she informed the department that a woman by the name of Cindy Swanger had pretended to be the owner...
On the 2nd of December, 2020 at approximately 0000 hours, the Catawissa Borough Police Department was dispatched for a call for threats that a group of five individuals were making threats to "shoot up" a house on the 600 block of Mill Street Catawissa, PA 17820, and that there was a red vehicle...
On September 7 th , 2020 at approximately 0245 hours. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a speed violation on a Volkswagen sedan. Officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Driver denied any illegal substances or paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver, Michael Brandon...
On September 7 th , 2020 at approximately 0245 hours. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a speed violation on a Volkswagen sedan. Officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Driver denied any illegal substances or paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver, Michael Brandon...
On June 28 th 2020 at approximately 2022 hours, officers conducted a traffic stop on a red Pontiac Grand Am for speed violation on Main Street and Third Street. Passenger, Katrina Marie Fowler, had active warrants and was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and methamphetamine and other...

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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 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,...
On the 23rd of March 2021, at 1046 hours, Chief Joshua Laidacker of the Catawissa Borough Police Department received a call from Caitlin Brandt in reference to a theft. Upon speaking with the victim, she informed the department that a woman by the name of Cindy Swanger had pretended to be the owner...
On the 2nd of December, 2020 at approximately 0000 hours, the Catawissa Borough Police Department was dispatched for a call for threats that a group of five individuals were making threats to "shoot up" a house on the 600 block of Mill Street Catawissa, PA 17820, and that there was a red vehicle...
On September 7 th , 2020 at approximately 0245 hours. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a speed violation on a Volkswagen sedan. Officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Driver denied any illegal substances or paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver, Michael Brandon...
On September 7 th , 2020 at approximately 0245 hours. Officers conducted a traffic stop for a speed violation on a Volkswagen sedan. Officers detected an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Driver denied any illegal substances or paraphernalia in the vehicle. The driver, Michael Brandon...
On June 28 th 2020 at approximately 2022 hours, officers conducted a traffic stop on a red Pontiac Grand Am for speed violation on Main Street and Third Street. Passenger, Katrina Marie Fowler, had active warrants and was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and methamphetamine and other...
On June 3 rd 2020 at approximately 1610 hours. Officers received a phone call from victim on the 200 block of South Third Street that her son was violating an active PFA (protection from abuse) order. The suspect entered the victim’s garage without consent. Note: This is an incident from earlier in...

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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 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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On Thursday January 29 th , 2020 at 2035 hours the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a domestic between mother and son in the 200 block of North Third Street. It was determined that the son hit his mother in the face due to his mother not letting him go over to his friends house. The...

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On Monday January 6 th , 2020 at 0235 hours the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a domestic between mother and son in the 200 block of North Third Street for the third time that morning. No one was seriously injured, and the mother was charged for Harassment. Please Note: This is an...

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On Thursday December 3, 2020 around midnight, the Catawissa Borough Police Department responded to a call for five individuals fighting and threatening the residents of a home on the 600 block of Mill Street due to a relationship dispute. When officers arrived, there were twelve individuals,...

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On Wednesday September 9, 2020, officers were called to 1200 block of South Fourth Street for a stolen gray hand truck valued at $50.00. It was taken from behind the victim’s garage within the last three days. Later that day, the hand truck was located.

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On Monday September 28, 2020, officers were called to 200 block of North Third Street for an assault. The reporting person/victim stated that she was struck her in the head by her ex-boyfriends’ sister over an argument over one of the ex-boyfriends children being put in time out for an extended...

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On Wednesday October 10, 2020 officers received a report of a hit and run to a stop sign on Quinn Avenue and Railroad Street near the VFW. After an investigation using the VFW and a neighbor’s security camera’s, officers of The Catawissa Borough PD were able to identify the license plate number...

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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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On the 9th of November 2017, the resident of 108 Hillside Village reported a burglary of her residence. According to the victim, the suspect(s) entered the home sometime during the 8th of November when she was not at home. Numerous items were reported stolen from the property, including jewelry,...

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Phone scam involving the theft of $500.00, which was transferred to the suspect. Suspect claimed to work for Western Union. Contact was initiated through Facebook messenger.

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Theft from unlocked vehicle on North Second Street. Three white males were observed on a security camera entering at least three vehicles. The males appeared to be late teens or early 20s. Suspects left in a dark colored sedan with an unknown registration. Cash was taken from the vehicles entered.

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Theft from a motor vehicle in which cash was taken.

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An unlocked vehicle was entered and the following items were stolen: A woman's purse, cash, credit card, and checkbook.

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