Police News: March 12 - April 10, 2021

POLICE NEWS March 12, 2021- April 10, 2021

Release By:                Corporal Nicholas Virnelson   

Approved By:            Chief Matthew Phelan   

Date:                           4/12/2021

Summary of Incident:

March 12, 2021- Criminal Mischief

On March 12, 2021, in the 100 block of Allem Ln, a resident reported their vehicle window was smashed during the overnight hours.

March 12, 2021- Theft

On March 12, 2021, a resident on Kern Dr, reported theft of a Bedminster Police Support our Police sign from their lawn.

March 15, 2021- Possession of False Document

On March 15, 2021, in the 6700 block of Easton Rd, a non-resident was arrested for possession of false documents resulting from a traffic stop for fictitious or imitation inspection and emission stickers.

March 16, 2021- Fraud

On March 16, 2021, in the 3300 block of Farm School Rd, a resident was contacted by an unknown person claiming they owe money for McAfree Anti-Virus services.  This person persuaded the victim into providing remote access to their computer and later requested payment.  After providing personal information the actor attempted to remove $4,000 from their bank account but was unsuccessful.  The victim was directed to purchase $2,500 in Best Buy gift cards and provide the card numbers for payment to which they did. 

March 16 2021- Fraud

On March 16, 2021, a resident on Schott Rd was contacted by an unknown person requesting verification of personal information pertaining to an Amazon account.  The victim refused to provide any personal information.

March 16, 2021- Confinement of Dog

On April 5, 2021, in the 400 block of Scott Rd, a resident was cited for confinement of dogs resulting from repeated violations, ending with an incident on March 16, 2021.

March 16, 2021- False Reports

On March 24, 2021 a non-resident was charged for making a false reports the Attorney General’s Office Safe 2 Say program concerning the Upper Bucks Technical School at 3115 Ridge Rd on March 16, 2021.

March 23, 2021- Missing Person

On March 23, 2021 Bedminster officers safely located a missing person with a disability. 

March 26, 2021- Fraud

On March 26, 2021, in the 3600 block of Applebutter Rd, a resident reported their personal information was fraudulently used to apply for unemployment benefits. 

March 29, 2021- Assault

On March 29, 2021, a fight occurred in the parking lot of the Weis Market located at 431 Dublin Pk.  This incident remains under investigation. 

March 29, 2021- Fraud

On March 29, 2021, in the 400 block of Buchanan Rd, a resident reported their personal information was used to open several bank accounts.

April 7, 2021- Fraud

On April 7, 2021, in the 3200 block of Fretz Valley Rd, a resident reported their personal information was fraudulently used to apply for unemployment benefits. 

April 8, 2021- Possession of Drugs

On April 8, 2021, in the 6700 block of Easton Rd, a non-resident was arrested for possession of drugs resulting from a traffic stop for an equipment violation.