Friday, January 25, 2013
Bristol Borough Police reported the vehicle stolen a month ago.
Lower Southampton Police reported that they caught a man driving a vehicle with registration plates that were stolen out of Bristol Borough. An officer on patrol ran the black Ford Escape's registration and received a stolen license plate hit out of Bristol Borough. Officers caught up with the vehicle parked in the parking lot of 7-Eleven on the 300 block of E. Street Road. Officers removed and detained the 30-year-old Morrisville man in the driver's seat, who was found to have a suspended PA driver's license. The vehicle's VIN was clear and the vehicle belonged to the man. When police asked him how he obtained the tags, he told them someone gave it to him. While looking at the vehicle, an officer saw a metal cylindrical item in the open …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Lower Southampton Police recently made two DUI arrests.
In the past few days, Lower Southampton Police officers made two DUI arrests. On Saturday, Jan. 19, at about 8:48 p.m., an officer on patrol observed a SUV driving on Bustleton Pike without its headlights on as well as driving on the curb and passing lane. After pulling the vehicle over, the officer had to use his vehicle's P.A. system to order the driver to put the SUV in park. The officer eventually had to get into the vehicle on the passenger side and shifted the vehicle into park. The driver, a 46-year-old Bensalem man, smelled of alcohol and had bloodshot glassy eyes. He failed field sobriety tests and registered .21 on a breath test. At this time, he was placed under arrest. The driver consented to a blood draw. DUI charges are …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Lower Southampton Police are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter, wheels and tires from Colonial Nissan vehicles being stored at Kustom Auto Body.
Lower Southampton Police are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter, wheels and tires from Kustom Auto Body on the 400 block of Philmont Avenue. The location is described as an overflow parking lot for Colonial Nissan with a 6-foot barbed wire fence around the perimeter with the exception of the far south east corner along the rail road tracks and the north side of the property that runs along a driveway According to the police report, an unknown actor entered the fenced in lot and removed four 18-inch wheels/tires from a 2014 Nissan Rogue. The actor also stole the center caps, sensors, nuts and lugs from the vehicle. The total cost of the stolen items and the labor is $4,500. In addition, the Colonial Nissan service manager …
Friday, January 18, 2013
A Philadelphia man will be cited with harassment and trespassing after "intimidating" a loan officer in Feasterville.
A Philadelphia man can now expect harassment and tespassing citations after "intimidating" a 1st National Loan employee when the processing of a loan took too much time. The complainant told police that he is currently working on a loan for a girl and her father, a 56-year-old Philadelphia man. The man has recently become upset with the amount of time it is taking for the loan to be processed. On Jan. 10, the man came into the business and cornered the complainant at his desk and began yelling at him about the loan. At that time, the complainant said that the man did not verbally threaten him, but felt that his demeanour was threatening. On Jan. 11, the complainant stated that he received a phone call from the upset man who said he was …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Lower Southampton Police were investigating the report of suspicious males when they found a man in possession of suspected marijuana while walking in a Trevose neighborhood.
Police discovered a man was in possession of 13 bags of suspected marijuana after receiving a report of suspicious men in a Trevose neighborhood. Lower Southampton Police received a report of two suspicious males walking in the area of 2nd Street and Avenue D in Trevose Jan. 8 at around 12 p.m. Officers observed two subjects matching the description of the two males walking along Brownsville Road near Avenue A. Officers finally caught up to the subjects and made contact with them. While speaking to the subjects, officers told the one, a 30-year-old Philadelphia resident, to keep his hands out of his pockets. He kept putting his hands in his pockets after being advised not to. Officers conducted a search of the man to search for weapons -- …
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Lower Southampton Police Department is investigating the theft of a high intensity light tower.
Lower Southampton Police are investigating the theft of a high intensity light tower from a construction site on Philmont Avenue near the turnpike bridge. The light is valued at about $8,200. According to the police report, the light went missing sometime between Jan. 5 and Jan. 7. The light was being stored in the area while crews work on Philmont Avenue and was rented from a Plymouth Meeting-based company. The above information was supplied by the Lower Southampton Police Department. For full details from the police reports, click on the attached PDF file.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Bensalem Township Police Department released a recent blotter that included seven incidents of retail theft, which resulted in 11 arrests. Many of the incidents occurred at the Neshaminy Mall.
Police responded to seven incidents of retail theft between Friday, Jan. 4 and Sunday, Jan. 6, according to a recent Bensalem Township Police blotter. 11 people were arrested and charged. On Friday, Jan. 4 just before 1:30 p.m., a 51-year-old woman from the 3200 block of Fairhill Road was arrested and charged with retail theft. She was issued a citation at the 2300 block of Street Rd. Later, Bensalem police arrested two people with retail theft from Macy's Department Store at Neshaminy Mall. Just before 7 p.m., a 25-year-old and a 34-year-old, both who had no fixed address, were arrested and charged with retail theft and sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail each. On Saturday, Jan. 5 at 1 p.m., police arrested and charged …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Lower Southampton Police received yet another report of a burglary.
A number of homes were broken into in Lower Southampton just a few days after Christmas, and now the Lower Southampton Police Department is investigating another one on the 800 block of Lantern Lane in Langhorne. On Jan. 3, a Delta Community house manager reported that someone entered the house, took a lock box key from inside a closet, opened the lock box and took $298 from the lock box. The subject also went into the rooms of the consumers and took $40 worth of gift cards, $10 from a wallet and $3 worth of quarters. The house manager told police that she believes that the subject entered through the kitchen window. No one was in the house between 5 - 5:30 p.m. that day. Police checked the exterior of the house and did not find any signs …
An Feastervile Kmart employee was caught stealing from the retail store.
Since the holidays, the Feasterville Kmart loss prevention staff has been investigating an employee for an ongoing issue with missing merchandise and gift cards from the register. When confronted, the 18-year-old Richboro resident confessed to loss prevention that he had stolen merchandise, gift cards and cash from Kmart. Prior to police arrival, the employee wrote a confession statement of stealing $146.74 in miscellaneous store merchandise and $65 in cash and gift cards. He will be charged with retail theft via mail for the value of property taken. The above information was provided by the Lower Southampton Police Department. Click on the attached PDF for additional information about these incidents.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Lower Southampton Police Department is investigating a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries.
Just a few days after Christmas, the Lower Southampton Police Department received reports and began investigating several burglaries and attempted burglaries. Thursday, Dec. 27, police were dispatched to a home on the 500 block of Stream Ridge Lane at about 2:12 p.m. for the report of a residential alarm. Upon arrival, officers found the sliding glass door at the rear of the house damaged -- there were pry marks on the outside of the door. There was also damage to the glass and it appeared that the subject attempted to break the glass with a hard object, but entry was not made into the house. That same day, officers were dispatched to a home on the unit block of Trevose Road for the report of a burglary in process. The complainant reported…