With the assistance of the Philadelphia Police Department the Lower Southampton Township Police Department arrested John McDevitt, McDevitt Construction & Design on Tuesday March 2nd, 2021. McDevitt was taken before MDJ Baranoski via video and Arraigned on the set charges. Bail was set at $75,000.00 10% and McDevitt was remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility pending a court date.
- Warrant Type: Criminal
- Date Issued: Thursday January 21st, 2021
- Issuing Authority: Bucks County District Court 07-1-07
- Holding Department: Lower Southampton Township Police Department
- Docket Number: MJ-070107-CR-0000027-2021
- Reference ID: 40631
In March 2020 the Lower Southampton Township Police received a report of a Contractor that engaged in a contract with the complainant to renovate a residence in the Township. During this process the Contractor, John McDevitt, McDevitt & Design out of Philadelphia received payment for the work and failed to complete the contracted construction project. During this investigation it was learned that 6 other customers (Victims) signed contracts with McDevitt Construction & Design and John McDevitt. Payments were made by each victim and the work was never completed.
The Lower Southampton Township Police have obtained an arrest warrant for John McDevitt for the following offenses;
1. Home Improvement Fraud
2. Theft By Deception
3. Deceptive Business Practices
4. Receiving Stolen Property
If you know the whereabouts of John McDevitt or are currently in a contract with John McDevitt, McDevitt Construction & Design please contact Detective Stephen Brookes 215-357-1235 ext 339 or email Sbrookes@LSTWP.org