INCIDENT BLOTTER: OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 5, 2020

November 3, 2020

  • At approximately 9:00 am a Newtown Township resident contacted police to report a fraud. He explained that he received a call from someone claiming to work for Social Security. The caller claimed to have a warrant for the resident’s arrest and gave him a case number. The resident recognized this as fraud but felt uneasy about the possibility of a warrant. Police confirmed that there were no warrants for him and advised that this is a common scam.

November 4, 2020

  • The Newtown-Makefield Truck Enforcement Task Force conducted a Commercial Truck Detail on the Newtown Bypass and Campus Drive. Twelve trucks were stopped and inspected. As a result, ten violations were found. Two trucks were placed out of service, and three citations and seven warnings were issued overall.

November 5, 2020

  • At approximately 1:30 pm a Sequoia Drive residence contacted police to report a stolen political sign. She explained that her first sign was stolen on Halloween, but she didn’t report it at the time. Then recently her replacement sign was stolen overnight.