Thursday, April 25, 2013
According to Newtown Township Police Department, a man attempted to rob the TD Bank on West Road this morning.
An attempted bank robbery occured this morning in Newtown Township. According to Newtown Township police, a man attempted to rob the TD Bank on West Road at 8:30 a.m. He was arrested without incident, police said. He presented a note to the teller that stated he had a weapon but he did not, police said. This is a breaking story, check back to Patch for more details. UPDATE: TD Bank Robbed, Police Nab Suspect in Shopping Center "Like" Newtown Patch on Facebook.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A man was charged with DUI Saturday, police cited another for public drunkenness and a theft was reported from a locker at the Newtown Athletic Club.
Newtown Township Police reported the following recent activity: Saturday, April 20 At approximately 11:35 p.m., an officer observed a motorist commit multiple traffic violations on the Newtown Bypass. The driver was stopped by police on the Newtown Bypass near Woodburn Road and was identified as a 59-year-old Bristol resident. He was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. He was transported to Saint Mary Medical to have blood drawn for testing. Charges of DUI are pending the results of the lab work. Sunday, April 21 Shortly after 2 a.m., police were advised of an intoxicated male subject walking on South Sycamore Street towards the 7-Eleven. The responding officer made contact with the 29-year-old …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Police said each of the 12 solicitors was issued a photo identification card that residents can request to see.
Newtown Township Police Department has issued soliciting permits to a dozen people who will be representing Xfinity. According to the police, the 12 individuals are employed by PMA Sales & Marketing. They will be soliciting on behalf of Xfinity for phone, television and Internet services. Police said each person was issued a photo identification card that residents can request to see.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
A man tried to use a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for gas at a service station on Windy Bush Road in Wrightstown, police said.
Police are investigating an incident in which a man tried to use a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for gas at a service station on Windy Bush Road in Wrightstown. According to Newtown Township Police, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, an employee of the gas station called police to report that a man had attempted to pay for $10 worth of fuel with a counterfeit $100 bill. The employee told the responding officer that after he declined the currency, the subject tried to use several expired credit cards to pay for his purchase. After he was told to call someone to pay for the gas, the man said he was going to his car for his phone but instead drove away. The counterfeit money was seized and placed into evidence, police said.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Newtown Township police also made two recent DUI arrests as well as issued three citations for underage drinking.
Newtown Township Police Department reported the following recent activity: Around 2 a.m. Saturday, police stopped a motorist on the Newtown Bypass near Newtown Gate Drive due to a traffic violation. At the stop, police said they determined that three of the occupants in the vehicle had consumed alcohol while under the age of 21. Police said citations will be issued to the teens charging them with underage drinking. Shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, police received a report that three juveniles were painting graffiti on a bridge on North Drive near Laurel Circle. The caller provided police with descriptions of the juveniles also reporting the direction they were walking away from the damage. Responding officers said they were able to …
A Newtown Township police officer was patrolling Penns Park Road around 11:30 p.m. March 22 when he saw a fire in the playground at Wrightstown Elementary School, police said.
Police on patrol discovered a playground fire at Wrightstown Elementary School on March 22. According to Newtown Township Police, an officer was patrolling Penns Park Road around 11:30 p.m. that night when he saw a fire in the playground at the school. One of the pieces of playground equipment was on fire as was the mulch under it, police said. Police said the officer extinguished the fire with the extinguisher from the patrol vehicle and had Lingohocken Fire Company respond to make sure that the fire was completely out. “The playground equipment did sustain some significant damage,” police said.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The following activity was reported recently by Newtown Township Police Department.
Newtown Township Police reported the following recent activity: A Yardley resident contacted police Wednesday to report that someone stole her purse from her car on March 23. She said the theft may have occurred while she was shopping at the Village at Newtown Shopping Center or it may have happened in Upper Makefield Township. Officers from Newtown Township and Newtown Borough conducted a Motor Carrier Safety Detail Thursday on Washington Avenue in Newtown Borough between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. During the detail officers stopped 10 trucks; four violations were discovered and one citation was issued. Around 1:00 a.m. Friday, an officer stopped a car on Laurel Circle after observing the driver commit several violations. At the stop, …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Recent activity as reported by the Newtown Township Police Department.
Newtown Township Police reported the following recent activity: A representative of a business located on Penns Trail told police Thursday that black dog silhouette signs were stolen from the property. The signs, valued at approximately $180, were used to scare away the geese. Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, an officer observed a vehicle parked on the gravel maintenance path near the entrance gate to the Newtown Skate Park. The officer issued a parking ticket to the subject, a 32 year-old man from Fairless Hills, and told him the correct location to park his car while using the skate park. At approximately 5:40 p.m. Thursday, police received a complaint of two men attempting to sell siding to residents on the area of Armstrong Circle. …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Newtown Township Police reported the following recent incidents.
Newtown Township Police reported the following recent incidents: Police were dispatched to the area of Crittenden Drive around 9:40 p.m. Friday for a complaint of teenagers being loud at the playground. The responding officer located six teens that were cooperative and agreed to leave the area without further incident. At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Sunday, police responded to the 7-Eleven on Sycamore Street for a report of a male subject slumped over the steering wheel of a car in the in the parking lot. The responding officer made contact with the adult male and detected an odor of alcohol coming from him. A portable breath test was administered and provided a result under the legal limit to drive. The 57-year-old New Jersey man told…
Friday, March 8, 2013
Newtown Police said they were dispatched to Delaware Court at approximately 2:15 a.m. Friday after a resident called to report a man outside her window.
A game of manhunt in the wee hours of the morning startled a Delaware Court resident early this morning, according to Newtown Township Police. Police said they were dispatched to Delaware Court at approximately 2:15 a.m. Friday after a resident called to report that she had just seen a tall, thin white man walk by her front window. The responding officer said he saw two men running on Franklin Court. One of them went into a home on that street. The officer knocked on the door of the house and found several teens. They told police they had just been playing a game of manhunt. The teens and the adult homeowner apologized for disturbing the neighbors and agreed that the teens would remain inside, police said.