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Police Make Two DUI Arrests; Teens Charged for Possession of Marijuana

And an Alexander Court resident reported her engagement and wedding rings were missing.

Newtown Township Police Department reported the following recent incidents:

Thursday, Dec. 20

At approximately 7:20 p.m., a resident of Alexander Court reported that she discovered her engagement and wedding rings were missing from her jewelry box. The victim told the reporting officer that a contractor had been working in her home last week.  The investigation has been turned over to detectives. 

Friday, Dec. 21

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., police stopped a motorist in the Newtown Grant development after observing the driver commit multiple vehicle code violations.  At the stop, the 55-year-old Newtown Township man who was driving was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.  He was transported to Saint Mary Medical Center where he submitted to a blood draw; charges are pending the results of the blood work.  

At approximately 11:35 p.m., an officer patrolling within the Village of Newtown Shopping Center stopped a motorist after the driver failed to stop for posted stop signs.  After speaking with the three male occupants -- two 17-year-old males and one 18-year-old male from Newtown Township -- the officer learned that they were in possession of a small amount of marijuana and related paraphernalia.  The contraband was confiscated and the teens will receive citations in the mail charging them with disorderly conduct. 

Saturday, Dec. 22

Just after 1 a.m., police observed a motorist driving in an unsafe manner.  The officer stopped the motorist and the driver, a 24-year-old Newtown Township resident, submitted to a PBT, which gave a positive result.  The man was taken into custody and transported to Saint Mary Medical Center where blood was drawn and will be sent to the crime lab to determine the amount of alcohol in his system.  Charges are pending the results of the blood test.   

At approximately 2:45 a.m., police investigated a suspicious vehicle on Cambridge Lane.  When the officer made contact with the driver, a 24-year-old man from Levittown, it was determined that he was driving while his driver’s license is under suspension.  The license will be returned to PennDot and the man received a citation charging him with the violation. 

Monday, Dec. 24

Police were dispatched to Diamond Drive shortly after 12 p.m. for a report of a suspicious vehicle occupied by three or four females.  The responding officer located the described vehicle, but there was no one in it.  The officer remained in the area and observed three females exit one of the buildings and get into the car.  He made contact with the women and learned that they had been cleaning one of the homes.  

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