Smashed Window, Gashed Convertible Top & More
Newtown police handled several notable calls in early August.
Wednesday, August 1
Police were dispatched to Skyview Way at approximately 2:30 a.m. when a resident reported a female subject outside yelling while talking on her cell phone. The responding officer advised the woman that she was disturbing her neighbors. She agreed to keep the noise down.
A resident of Dorset Place called police around 8:35 a.m. to report that someone had thrown something and smashed a second floor window in the front of her home. The responding officer observed the damage and the victim told him that the incident happened about two hours prior to her calling. The estimated cost to replace the window is $250.00.
Shortly before 8 p.m., an employee of Lukoil on Sycamore Street reported that someone had rummaged through his vehicle while he was working. The only items missing from the unlocked car were the owner’s card and insurance card.
An officer was dispatched to Teaberry Lane at 9:30 p.m. to address a complaint that there was an abandoned vehicle parked on the street. The responding officer found the vehicle that was legally parked and registered. He contacted the caller and explained the situation.
Shortly after 9:30 p.m., police responded to the area of Hidden Valley Lane after receiving a complaint of possible shots fired or loud fireworks. The area including the area around the tennis court was checked and nothing was found or heard.
Thursday, August 2
A resident of Society Place called police around 3 p.m. to report damage to her vehicle. When the officer arrived at the location he observed a gash in the convertible top on the car. It was undetermined if the damage was due to wear or criminal mischief.
Friday, August 3
Shortly after 8:30 a.m., an officer made contact with the manager of Chick-fil-A to discuss any problems with protestors being at the establishment. The manager advised the officer that there had been no protestors, but relayed that any demonstrations were expected to be in the parking lot. Officers continued to monitor the situation.
At 1:30 p.m., police observed some damage to the baseball dugout at Chandler Ball Fields. The Park and Recreation Department director was notified of the damage.
Just after 5 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of Cedar Lane and Penns Park Road for a report of several ATVs riding on the roadways. The responding officer made contact with three individuals riding ATVs and one on a dirt bike. The riders were all advised to stay off the roads as well as other people’s property.
While on patrol on the Newtown Bypass at 11:30 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop when ran a registration number on a vehicle and it came back registered to a different make and model of vehicle. At the stop, it was determined that the driver, 36-year-old Christopher Fellenz, from Taylor Avenue, in Doylestown took the license palate from a family member’s car. It was further determined that Fellenz was driving without insurance and his driver’s license was under suspension. Fellenz received citations charging him with; no insurance, unauthorized transfer of registration, expired inspection and driving while privilege is suspended. The vehicle was moved from the scene by a licensed driver.
At approximately 10:15 p.m., an officer on patrol observed two vehicles parked in the parking lot of Roberts Ridge Park. The officer made contact with a young couple who explained that they were just talking. Their identification was confirmed and they were instructed to leave the area.
Sunday, August 5
Around 11:40 p.m., police located an occupied vehicle in Tyler State Park near the covered bridge and made contact with a 19-year-old Newtown Township resident who explained that she was fine, and just wanted some time alone. Her identification was confirmed and she was instructed to leave the area.