Press Release - July 26th. 2019
DUI Arrest: On June 24, 2019 at 1:11 am, Hilltown Police stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of School House Road for a traffic violation. The driver showed obvious signs of intoxication and was arrested for DUI. Arrested: Daniel Baumher, 39, of the 1900 block of Rickert Road Perkasie, PA Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Simple Assault: On July 16, 2019 at 08:16 am, Hilltown Police responded to a business in the 700 block of County Line Road for the report of an assault. Investigating officers found that an employee had assaulted his co-worker during an argument. Arrested: Javier Ortiz-Garcia, 50, of the 900 block of Walnut Street Reading, PA. Charges: Simple Assault, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct
DUI Arrest: On July 17, 2019 at 10:52 pm, Hilltown Police stopped a vehicle after it failed to obey “Road Closed” signs that were posted due to a flooded roadway, on Route 113 near Bethlehem Pike. The driver displayed signs of alcohol related impairment and was arrested for DUI. Arrested: Rose Marie Derstine, 62, of the 400 block of School Lane Telford, PA. Charges: Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
Drug Arrest: On July 19, 2019 at 1217 pm, Hilltown Police responded to a business in the 100 block of East Main Street in Silverdale Borough, for the report of two unresponsive people in a vehicle. Investigating officers awoke the occupants and the driver was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Arrested: David Gowen, 40, of the 200 block of Frontier Road Dublin, PA. Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Vehicle Theft: On July 23, 2019 at 0641 am, Hilltown Police responded to a residence in the 3300 block of Bethlehem Pike for the report of a vehicle theft. Investigating officers met with the vehicle owner who advised his blue 2008 Honda CRV was stolen within the past five days.