Regional Roundup: Police Officer, 2 Others Injured in Crash
And nearly $800 was stolen from a 102-year-old woman.
Catch up on the news from around the region and click on a headline to read the entire story.
Police Officer, 2 Others Injured in Levittown Crash: A police officer and two others were injured when a car and police vehicle collided at Tyburn and New Falls roads in Levittown early Friday morning. The officer was reportedly pinned inside the vehicle before crews rescued him. Read more about the accident on Levittown Patch.
Hundreds of Dollars Stolen from 102-Year-Old Woman: Anna Juvan, a 102-year-old resident living at Gloria Dei Towers called LMPD to report the theft of $753. No one has a key to her apartment other than the office staff, and every two weeks she has a cleaning service visit her home. Get the crime details on Lower Moreland Patch.
Man Who Disappeared 3 Months Ago Found Safe: Brian Shipley, a 21-year-old Holland resident who mysteriously disappeared almost three months ago, has been found safe in the area. His reason for leaving was that he needed to "get away." Read more on Northampton Patch.
Seafood-Themed Restaurant Opens Wednesday: A new seafood-themed restaurant, Marlin & Ray's, will open at 600 Rockhill Dr. across the street from Neshaminy Mall. The restaurant, which is replacing the Ruby Tuesday’s that closed in March, will be open on Wednesday, May 16. Catch a sneak peek at the menu on Bensalem Patch.
Two Charged in Fake Prescription Scheme: Two men, Robert Boone, 33, of Philadelphia, and Amir White, 27, of Bensalem, were arrested in Doylestown Borough in connection with using a fake prescription for narcotic painkillers at Rite Aid. It is not clear whether the two men also were involved in recent attempts to use fake prescriptions to get oxycodone from other Doylestown pharmacies. Learn more about this crime and others on Doylestown Patch.
'Turn Around, Don't Drown' Bill Advances: The House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill that would penalize drivers who ignore barricades during and after floods. Following the aftermath of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, State Rep. Todd Stephens (R-151) of Horsham first introduced the proposed legislation, dubbed "Turn Around, Don't Drown." Read more about the bill on Hatboro-Horsham Patch.
Southampton Community Band Presents Concert to Honor Military: The band will conclude its season with a tribute to America's armed forces at Klinger Middle School, 8 p.m., Saturday, May 19. As a way of honoring military personnel, all members of the armed forces will be admitted to the program free of charge. Get more details on Upper Southampton Patch.
VIDEO: William Tennent Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser Scheduled for Saturday: Organized by the high school's choir, teams of two can register Saturday morning for a $30 fee to participate in Tennent Trek, a scavenger hunt that will raise money for the school choral group's trip to perform in London during the summer Olympics. Learn more on Warminster Patch.