10 Strangest Stories of 2012

A look back at the weird news that made headlines in Newtown.

Here's a look back at the top ten most bizarre stories that happened in Newtown in 2012:

10. Napping Man Charged With Disorderly Conduct

A man was charged with disorderly conduct in May after he entered a random car and decided to take a snooze.

9. Man Cited After Inhaling Compressed Air at Bed Bath & Beyond

A 21-year-old Newtown Township resident had two cans of compressed air in his possession and was inhaling the substance.

8. Enraged Man Cited for Arguing with Tree Trimmers

A Linton Hill Road man was cited for harassment and disorderly conduct in August after he got into argument with tree trimmers who were working for PECO.

7. Police: Intoxicated Man Fell Asleep at Dunkin Donuts

Police found a 21-year-old Newtown Township man sleeping with his head on one of the tables.

6. Police: Man Exposed Himself at Thrift Shop

A male that exposed himself to a female in the Bucks County Association For The Blind bookstore in April.


A man drove approximately 250 feet down railroad tracks in Wrightstown before his car got hung up on the rails.

4. Car Crashes into AT&T; Store Closed

A gray Honda Civic crashed into the front of the AT&T store in the Goodnoe’s Corner shopping center in July.

3. Police Look for Masked Subject in Newtown Township

A man was acting strange and wearing a mask in Newtown Township in September.


A 25-year-old Newtown Township resident was charged with DUI and Reckless Driving after an early-morning incident in September.

1. Raucous Food Fight Causes Stir at CR North

Six students were charged in connection with a food fight in May.


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