INCIDENT BLOTTER: JUNE 15 - 21, 2018
Friday June 15, 2018
At approximately 1:45 pm Police, Emergency Services and Ambulance personnel were dispatched to Bucks County Community College for the report of a male subject slumped over in the seat of a parked vehicle. Upon initial contact, it was determined that the man was not breathing and drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view, within the vehicle. Emergency personnel determined that the 27 year-old Philadelphia man was deceased and the Bucks County Coroner was requested to respond.
At 9:39 pm police responded to a compliant of fireworks in the area of Colonial Drive. Upon arrival, police found fireworks being set off behind a residence and made contact with the six individuals on the rear porch and also observed fireworks ready to be set off in the driveway. The resident stated that they were having a family get-together and admitted to setting off the fireworks. The officer advised them of the complaint and the group agreed they would cease setting off the fireworks.
Saturday June 16, 2018
At approximately 12:15 pm, a resident came to headquarters to report that, on June 15, 2018, his daughter was working at Helen Randle Park and placed her backpack in a storage building. When she returned to retrieve her backpack around 5:30 pm, she noticed that $100.00 in cash was missing from the bag. The incident remains under investigation.
A resident of Wrights Road came to police headquarters at approximately 12:30 pm to report that he was a victim of fraud. The victim explained that he had received a phone call yesterday from an unknown male who identified himself as the victim’s son-in-law stated that he was in Florida and was involved in a traffic accident and needed $20,000.00. The victim was given a phone number to call and the person who answered told the victim to make a wire transfer of the funds to a bank. The victim sent the transfer when he received a phone call from his son-in-law. The officer did provide him with some contact information regarding wire fraud. It is unsure if the victim will be held him accountable for this fraudulent transaction.
Police received a noise complaint coming from the area of the Newtown Grant Recreation Center at 11:30 pm. The responding officer made contact with three males who were getting into a small car. They denied hearing or making noise, and offered that they were just hanging in the parking lot. There was no audible noise. Officers did advise them of the rules and they left without incident. All other areas of the Recreation Center appeared to be empty.
Tuesday June 19, 2018
A resident of Willow Drive came to police headquarters around 12:15 pm to report that she received a call from someone who told her that he was calling from the IRS. The caller began to threaten the resident with arrest if she did not pay her outstanding debt. The resident terminated the call and informed police that she did not sustain any losses, but wanted the police to be aware of the call.
Shortly before 12:30 pm police responded to the Chesterbrook Academy for the report of a theft. Upon arrival the officer met with the manager and an employee who reported that $100.00 in cash was removed from her purse on Monday June 18th while she was at work. The officer conducted interviews with employees, but nothing conclusive was determined about the missing money.
Just after 5:00 pm police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Provident Bank on Penns Trail, for a report of a possible overdose with drug paraphernalia in the immediate area of the patient. Prior to police arrival the male subject got up and started running towards Pheasant Run. When police arrived at the location the subject was talking to Medics and Special Services. The patient got into the ambulance to be checked out, but he refused medical treatment.
June 20, 2018
Police were dispatched to the Newtown Athletic Club at approximately 10:30 pm for the report of a female passed out in her vehicle, in the parking lot. Responding officers attempted to make contact with the woman, but she struggled with opening the window. One of the officers noticed the car door was unlocked and opened the door in order to make contact. Police immediately detected the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle. The woman was identified as 46 year-old Leslie Mortensen of Newtown, PA. Police transported Mortensen to police headquarters until she could make arrangements have someone pick her up. Police gave the car keys to Mortensen's ride and advised that Mortensen was not to drive until the next morning. Citations for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness will be issued.