POLICE NEWS April 11, 2021- May 11, 2021

POLICE NEWS April 11, 2021- May 11, 2021

Release By:                Corporal Nicholas Virnelson   

Approved By:            Chief Matthew Phelan   

Date:                           5/12/2021

Summary of Incident:


April 12, 2021- Possession of Drugs


On April 12, 2021, in the area of Easton Rd and Spruce Hill Rd, a non-resident was arrested for possession of drugs resulting from a traffic stop for an unregistered vehicle.


April 21, 2021- Fraud


On April 21, 2021, in the 200 block of Center School Rd, a resident received a phone call from a person fraudulently claiming to be with the DEA and stated they are the suspect of a crime in Texas.  The social security number of the victim was requested in order to stop the investigation.  The victim recognized the scam and did not provide information.  Be aware of scammers posing as law enforcement agents.  Please make senior citizens in your family aware of these types of scams and tell them that they should  never provide any information or payments to these callers.


April 28, 2021- Fraud


On April 28, 2021, in the 1300 block of Fairview Rd, a resident reported received unemployment benefits when they did not file for unemployment.  This is a result of a scam where fraudulent documents were filed using the victim’s personal information.


April 28, 2021- Community Policing


On April 28, 2021, the Bedminster Township Police assisted the Upper Bucks Tech School Law Enforcement Science class as evaluators for their senior occupational assessment. We would like to thank the Tech School for allowing us to partner with them and for the opportunity to work with the next generation of law enforcement professionals.


April 30, 2021- DUI


On April 30, 2021, in the 500 block of Kellers Church Rd, a resident was arrested for DUI resulting from a one vehicle traffic crash where they fled the scene on foot.  Don't drink and drive!


May 1, 2021- DUI


On May 1, 2021, on Quarry Rd at Easton Rd, a non-resident was arrested for DUI resulting from a stop sign violation.  Don't drink and drive!


May 5, 2021- Fraud


On May 5, 2021, in the 400 block of Sweetbriar Rd, a resident was defrauded out of $17,000 in an international scam while attempting to purchase a vehicle online.    


May 10, 2021- Possession of Drugs and Warrant


On May 20, 2021, around Easton Rd and Old Easton Rd, a non-resident was arrested for possession of drugs and an outstanding warrant resulting from a traffic stop for an equipment violation.