Thursday, February 28, 2013
Graffiti was reported at Russell Elliot Memorial Park in Feasterville.
A resident walking the track at Russell Elliot Memorial Park reported graffiti vandalism to police on Tuesday. Police said they discovered a "large amount" of graffiti on the rear of the park, near the woods and Turnpike. Yellow and white paint marked a shed, benches, trash cans, dugout, a utility pole and the track, a report from the responding officer said. "Tampa" and "M.O.B." were among the words marked on the township property, police said. Authorities found a yellow spray paint canister cap and took it in to be processed. The regional TAG anti-graffiti unit was notified and called out to remove the illegal paint markings, police said.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
What would you like to see take the former Fashion Bug retail store in Feasterville? Tell us.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Two 15-year-old boys were cited after cops found bags full of alcohol.
Police cited two 15-year-old boys after they found bags filled with Miller Light cans, Captain Morgan Spice Rum and Four Loko. An officer on patrol noticed the two teens acting strangely after he passed them on Bridgetown Pike at 1:51 a.m. on Saturday, police said. The officer turned around and saw the teens running and stopped them. The teens said they were coming from a friend's house and walking to the Arbor Lane Apartments. The officer made contact with one of the boys' grandmother and she said it was okay for him to be outside past curfew, police said. Before the officer gave the two a ride, he asked what was in the backpacks they were each carrying. According to police, between the two teens, 11 cans of Miller Light beer, two cans of…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Work crews were spotted Monday night along Street Road in Feasterville.
Friday, February 15, 2013
A Lower Southampton officer worked to find the origin of hoagie and kaiser rolls found strewn on Bridgetown Pike.
A Lower Southampton police officer on patrol came upon an unusual road hazard last Friday just after 4 a.m. The officer discovered hoagie and kaiser rolls strewn across Bridgetown Pike in front of the Village Pantry, police said. It was at first thought the rolls, which came from a bag, were intended for the small store. The bread was cleared from the roadway and the officer began writing a report, police said. As the officer worked on the report, he spotted a bread delivery person dropping off fresh stock at the Village Pantry. The lawman asked the driver about the rolls and the deliveryman told him Nina's II Pizza and Hazy's Bar & Grill also had their rolls delivered in a bag, police stated. Police in their report did not detail the …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
A New York City man was charged with DUI after an accident with a mailbox Friday night in Lower Southampton.
A 24-year-old New York City resident was quite a handful after police arrested him after an alleged DUI accident in Lower Southampton on Friday night. The man was stopped by police after witnesses alerted dispatch late Friday night that a 2012 Ford Fusion struck the mailbox of the Bridgetown Family Medical on Bridgetown Pike, police said. The vehicle was also spotted driving without running lights According to police, the man was slumped in his seat and looked upset when he saw authorities had stopped him. An officer made contact with the driver and saw damage to the front of the Ford. The 24-year-old was asked to do several field sobriety test and failed them all. Police report he never even lifted his feet off the ground when they asked …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Mink Restaurant & Lounge was broken into early Thursday morning, police said.
Two suspects broke into Mink Restaurant & Lounge on Bustleton Pike at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday and made off with hundreds of dollars in cash, alcohol and video games. According to police, cash was taken from three cash registers and a deposit bag in an office. Money was also stolen from an amusement game at the bar, police said. The suspects made off with two bottles of Petrone Tequila and video games stored under the bar. An Xbox gaming system and its controllers were taken from a downstairs area, a police incident report stated. Security cameras show the restaurant and bar was entered through a rear door adjacent to Woodland Road, police said. About 45 minutes before the Mink burglary, the Kyoto Restaurant down Bustleton Pike was nearly …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A report on PhillyBurbs.com says the troubled Arbors at Buck Run complex can accept new patients.
Wednesday, January 30
The Arbors at Buck Run residential assisted living facility is allowed to accept new residents, according to a PhillyBurbs.com story. Journalist Jo Ciavaglia reports the facility and the state Department of Public Welfare came to an agreement recently. The Lower Southampton facility lost its operating license after two staff members were dharged with abuse. According to The Arbors at Buck Run website, the center provides "personal care and hospitality tailored to meet the individual needs of our residents." Click here to read the full story on PhillyBurbs.com
A man was caught trying to take some strange products from the Feasterville Giant, police said.
A 57-year-old Feasterville man was caught trying to steal several items from the Giant Food Store on Bustleton Pike in Lower Southampton on Sunday. According to township police, the suspect was caught by store loss prevention officials trying swipe 7 bottles of vanilla extract and a can of Clamato juice, which is cocktail made with tomato juice and several added spices. The items were estimated to be worth $48.02, authorities said. An assistant manager for the store indicated that she wanted the 57-year-old charged for the theft. Store employees told police this is not the first time the man has taken merchandise from the grocery store. Staff at the store were recognized the 57-year-old stopped him when he tried to leave with the stolen …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Crews have been working to build a Pizza Hut at the site of the former IHOP on Street Road in Lower Southampton.
Now that the former IHOP on Street Road in the Feasterville section of the township has been taken down, crews have been working hard to build a Pizza Hut location at the site. The A-framed resturant was part of Lower Southampton for many years and closed several months ago.