Regional Roundup: Teenage Girl Found With Heroin Paraphernalia
And a man suspected of having pipe bombs in his home is in police custody.
Get caught up on news from around the region and click on the headline to read the entire story.
Teenage Girl Found with Heroin Paraphernalia: Police observed 19-year-old Rose McKenna, of Horsham, drive off the road and strike cement stairs near a property on the 1600 block of Byberry before regaining control of the car and continuing to drive. Once pulled over, McKenna failed to satisfactorily complete field sobriety tests. Her car was searched after police observed a small, blue wax bag in plain view in the center console, which is consistent with the packaging of heroin. Police found a razor blade, a single-use syringe several wax and clear baggies and more. Charges for DUI and drug paraphernalia are pending lab results. Get more details on the search and other crimes on Lower Moreland Patch.
Pipe Bomb Suspect in Police Custody: Police discovered three pipe bombs in the home of John Grzyminski, located on the 1800 block of Saddle Drive, on the border of Warrington and Warminster. Local and federal investigators spent Wednesday searching for him after the explosive devices were discovered, but Grzyminski was pulled over in a traffic stop and arrested without incident Thursday afternoon. He now faces charges including possession of a weapon of mass destruction. Head to Warminster Patch for the full story.
NFT Ends Work-to-Contract, Authorizes Possible Strike: The leaders of Neshaminy Federation of Teachers have declared the end of work-to-contract. The union leaders have been authorized to call another strike. Read the full story on Lower Southampton Patch.
Crusaders for Child Internet Protection Law Speak to Local Parents: Mary Kozakiewicz daughter Alicia was abducted near her Pittsburgh home 10 years ago. Her captor, a man she “met” online, took her to his home in Virginia where he abused and tortured her. After four days of captivity, she was rescued by the FBI. The mother-daughter team is on a quest to share their story in an effort to move parents and legislators to protect children from these Internet dangers and educate kids. Read more about their visit to Klinger Middle School on Upper Southampton Patch.
Bristol Township Voters Fund Sponsors Fundraiser: The Bristol Township Voters Fund is sponsoring a fundraiser for the Bristol Township Pro Team at Bailey's Bar & Grille in Levittown tonight. Get event details on Levittown Patch.
Street Road SONIC Reopens Friday: The SONIC Drive-In Restaurant at 1525 Street Rd. will reopen Friday morning under new ownership and management, creating as many as 100 jobs. Get all of the details on Bensalem Patch.
Spring Garden Mill Bounces Back After Storms: After suffering through the twin floods caused by Irene and Lee, which damaged the Mill both inside and out and forced the Langhorne Players to shorten the run of its fourth show, Rabbit Hole, the Players were able to finish the season but certainly needed some time to regroup. Learn about the Mill's repairs on Northampton Patch.