Police Blotter 7/20-7/22

                                        July 20, 2020

 
Repossession
Wesley Auto Recovery repossessed a vehicle on Holly Hill Rd. without incident. Wesley provided the proper paperwork at our HQ.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol located an unoccupied vehicle that appeared to be disabled on Saint Leonards Rd. Patrol made contact with the vehicle operator who stated she struck a curb and the car became disabled. There were no injuries reported and the vehicle was towed.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol was dispatched to Newtown Richboro Rd. for a report of a two vehicle traffic accident. Unit #1 was backing up in a parking lot and struck Unit#2. There were no reported injuries and neither vehicle required a tow.
 
Disabled Vehicle
Patrol responded to Newtown Richboro Rd. for a report of a disabled vehicle in the roadway. Upon arrival, Patrol spoke with the vehicle owner who stated he had a private tow on the way. Patrol assisted the vehicle owner with moving the vehicle onto the shoulder of the roadway.
 
Fraud
Complainant reports receiving a letter in the mail from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry stating she is eligible for unemployment benefits. Complainant reports she never filed for unemployment and would follow up with the Department of Labor.
 
Traffic Light Problem
Patrol was dispatched to Buck Rd. at Old Bristol Rd. for a report of the traffic lights being out. Patrol contacted DPW who set up temporary stop signs until the lights came back on.
 
Suspicious Vehicle
Patrol responded to the area of Breckenridge for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The suspicious vehicle was gone prior to our arrival.
 
Suspicious Incident
Complainant reports hearing someone cough in her garage. Patrol responded and checked the interior and exterior of the residence. Everything appeared to be fine and in order.

                                        July 21, 2020

 
Pedestrian Stop
At 12:30 a.m. Patrol observed 6 subjects walking in the Northampton Township Park. The subjects stated they were walking back to their vehicle in the parking lot and leaving the area.
 
Criminal Mischief
Complainant reports that sometime overnight (7/19 – 7/20) an unknown subject flattened the tires to both of his vehicles parked on the roadway on Dorchester Lane.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to Crossroads Plaza for a report of a two vehicle traffic accident. Unit #1 struck Unit #2 while pulling into a parking space. There were no reported injuries and neither vehicle was towed.
 
Theft
Victim reports lawn equipment was stolen from his backyard in the area of Chapel Dr. The lawn equipment totaled around $300.00.
 
Investigation of Open Door
Patrol was dispatched to the area of Meer Dr. for a report of an open door. Patrol checked the area, located the open door and was able to secure it. Everything appeared to be fine and in order.
 
Fire
Patrol responded to Mallard Creek shopping center for a report of a brush fire. Northampton Township Fire Department arrived on scene and extinguished the fire.
 
Juvenile
Complainant reports juveniles entered McDonald’s without wearing masks and were asked to leave. The juveniles left the area.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol responded to Tanyard Rd. for a report of a two vehicle traffic accident. Unit #1 failed to completely stop at the stop sign on North Friesland and struck Unit #2 who was traveling down Tanyard Rd.
 
Fraud
Victim reports that when filing his taxes, he learned that someone already filed taxes using his information. Victim filed a report with the FTC as well.
 
Landlord/Tenant Issue
Landlord contacted Police stating their tenant was permitting people in the apartment that were not allowed to be there. The landlord was informed to contact their attorney.
 
Juvenile
Patrol responded to Sackettsford Rd. for a report of juveniles throwing objects off the trestle. Patrol located the juveniles who denied throwing any objects off the trestle. Patrol contacted the juveniles parents to advise them of the alleged incident and the juveniles left the area.
 
Suspicious Vehicle
Patrol observed a vehicle on Buck Rd. with the four way hazard lights flashing. Patrol made contact with the vehicle owner, who stated he was making a delivery for door dash.

                                        July 22, 2020

 
Well Being Check
Patrol was dispatched at 5:00 a.m. for a well being check. Patrol located the subject walking along the area of Bridgetown Pike. The subject’s mom was called to the location to transport the subject home.
 
Traffic Accident
Patrol was dispatched to Newtown Richboro Rd. for a report of a one vehicle traffic accident. Unit #1 struck an animal that ran into the roadway.  There were no injuries and minor damage.
 
Well Being Check
Patrol responded to the area of North Friesland Dr. for a report of a well being check. Complainant observed a vehicle occupant asleep inside a vehicle and thought they may overheat due to extreme heat temperatures. The vehicle occupant stated he was fine.
 
Disabled Vehicle
Patrol observed a disabled vehicle on Newtown Richboro Rd. blocking the roadway. Patrol assisted with getting the vehicle off the roadway. Vehicle owner arranged for a private tow.
 
Fires
Patrol responded to the area of Oxford Dr. for a report of a fire. Property owner left a plastic container in the oven, when the self cleaner was turned on causing heavy smoke in the kitchen.
 
ATV Complaint
Complainant reports subjects riding ATV’s in the basin on Matthew Circle. Patrol checked the area with negative contact.
 
Fraud
Victim reports that while attempting to refinance her home, she learned that an unknown subject opened up a credit card using her information.
 
Road Hazard
Patrol responded to the area of West Bristol Rd. for a report of a large tree branch blocking the roadway. The tree branch was removed and the roadway was opened.
 
Wires/Pole Down
Patrol responded to the area of Doris Ave for a report of a PECO Pole down. PECO was advised.
 
Suspicious Incident
Complainant reports items missing from her residence after the cleaning crew was inside her home.
 
Simple Assault
Police took a suspect into custody for Simple Assault.
 
Wire/Pole Complaint
Patrol responded to the area of Stratford Dr. for a report of wires arching and sparking. Northampton Fire Dept. responded and addressed the issued.
 
Street Lights Out
Patrol responded to the area of Middle Holland Rd. for a report the street lights were out. DPW contacted to correct the issue.

During this tour, Patrol responded to 12 Alarms, 9 Abandoned 911 calls, 11 Medicals, 4 Domestics and 15 Bookings.