INCIDENT BLOTTER: JUNE 21 - 27, 2019

June 21, 2019

  • At approximately 8:00 am police responded to the area of Acme Markets for the report of suspicious circumstance. According to the complainant, the operator of a white Chevrolet Malibu or Impala followed the complainant around the shopping center. It was reported that the vehicle was no longer at the shopping center.  Police checked the surrounding area, but did not locate the vehicle.

  • Shortly after 8:00 am a Wrightstown Township resident responded to headquarters to report the theft of funds that had been transferred from his bank account for the purchase of an automobile. The total value transferred was $31,000.00, and Wells Fargo’s fraud unit interrupted the transaction at $15,000.00. The case is under further investigation.

  • At 11:00 am a Rumford Court resident reported the theft of two packages off of her porch. The total value of loss was approximately $270.00.

  • Just after 5:45 pm police responded to the area of the Newtown Bypass and the Tyler State Park entrance for the report of a motorist/road rage dispute. The complainant reported that a red sedan cut her off while she was travelling on the bypass and then followed her to the park entrance. The operator, a white male, was alleged to have gotten out of his car to approach the complainant with a stick. He then lowered it, returned to his car, and drove off. The complainant provided a direction of travel for the vehicle, but did not wish to meet with an officer. Police searched the area with negative results.

June 22, 2019

  • At approximately 9:00 pm police responded to the area of Windy Bush Road and Alexander Court for the report of fireworks. The source was located, and it was determined that they were having some type of party and had finished with the fireworks at that time.

June 24, 2019

  • Police were dispatched to the intersection of Swamp Road and Second Street Pike shortly before 3:30 am for the report of warm asphalt that had been dropped by a tri-axle dump truck. Upon arrival, an officer located a small amount of asphalt on the roadway along Swamp Road. The officer made contact with a quarry company who responded to clean up the spill. The area was searched for the truck responsible with negative results.

  • Around 10:15 pm a Hershey Court resident contacted police to report that someone rang her door bell. She did not see anyone at the door and requested for police to check her property. Police did so and all was in order.

June 25, 2019

  • At 5:00 pm police were notified of a utility pole on Lower Dolington Road between Everett Drive and Stanford Place that was leaning into the roadway and creating a hazardous condition. Officers closed the roadway, and PECO was notified to respond and address the power lines. Local power outages occurred during the repairs from approximately 10:00 pm to 2:00 am. By 2:30 am power was restored and the road was re-opened.

June 26, 2019

  • Around 10:45 am an officer responded to KinderCare on Pheasant Run for a report of the unauthorized use and dumping of trash in the company’s dumpster. Upon arrival, the officer observed several sections of used and demolished fencing material that was illegally placed in the company’s dumpster.  The estimated cost of removing the debris is $100.00.

  • While patrolling the Village at Newtown around 4:30 pm, an officer was approached by a group of four juveniles that wished to report a suspicious person. The juveniles explained that when they were riding their bikes, a male in a blue SUV stopped in the roadway and called out for them to approach. The juveniles were frightened by this and rode away. The officer searched the area and was unable to locate the vehicle.

  • Just before 10:00 pm police responded to Richboro Road for the report of an intoxicated subject that was walking in the road and almost got hit by a car. Upon arrival, police located the subject laying in someone’s driveway. The subject was combative and cursed at officers, refusing to identify himself. As officers attempted to help him, they detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage. The subject was taken into custody and transported to headquarters. He was later identified, released, and issued citations for Public Drunkenness and Disorderly Conduct.

June 27, 2019

  • Police were dispatched to the Newtown Grant Recreation Center located at 360 Eagle Road at 11:51 am for the report of someone being forced into a vehicle, which then left the area. The caller and witnesses provided a partial Pennsylvania registration number and description of the vehicle involved. Newtown Township Police have since located all of the parties involved in this incident and have confirmed that all parties are safe and that no abduction had taken place. The situation was determined to be a harmless dispute between family members.