Cash Thief in Bristol Flees on Green Bike & More

Bristol Township police also responded to several other calls recently.

A person was robbed of cash Monday afternoon along Green Lane.

Police reported the victim was approached by a black male suspect who demanded money. The suspect took $150 and was able to get away on a green bicycle.

The robber is described as being a stocky black male in his mid-40s. He stood about six feet tall and wore a white long-sleeve shirt, baggy jeans and sneakers.

The crime happened at around 4 p.m. in the 1100 block of Green Lane, near the Days Inn and Route 13.

Sunday, December 2


Between Friday evening and Saturday morning, a structure in the 2700 block of Veterans Highway was burglarized. Forced entry was made through into the building a red Milwaukee brand metal grinder was taken. The piece of equipment was worth $2,000.

Warrant Arrest

Mark White, 29, of Media Street in Philadelphia was arrested on Bath Road at 4:09 a.m. He was wanted on a warrant out of Philadelpha. Township officers turned the 29-year-old over to the Philadelphia Warrant Division.


Several picnic tables outside a property in the 2400 block of New Falls Road were damaged. The damage is estimated to be $500.

Saturday, December 1

Warrant Arrest

At 10:12 a.m., 23-year-old Franklin Talley was arrested on a local warrant. He was arraigned and sent to jail in lieu of 10 percent of his $1,000 bail. Talley does not have a fixed address and was caught by police along Bath Road.

Warrant Arrest

John Obrien, 42, of Philadelphia was arrested on a local warrant. He was video arraigned and sent to jail in lieu of 10 percent of $5,000 bail. Like Talley, Obrien was arrested at 10:12 a.m. along Bath Road.

Friday, November 30

Warrant Arrest

Police arrested Mustang Street resident Darnell McMillan, 31, on a bench warrant. He was released to the custody of sheriffs.

Thursday, November 29

Warrant Arrest

Joseph Myers, 26, of Trenton Road was arrested on a bench warrant along Hood Boulevard at 8:19 p.m. He was released to the custody of sheriffs.


Overnight a fence was cut and 10 feet of copper grounding wire was taken from the 2600 block of Durham Road. The value of the copper was not released by police.


At 9:15 a.m., several pieces of Husqvarna lawn equipment were reported stolen from the 7900 block of Radcliffe Street.

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K. D. Warrell December 07, 2012 at 01:25 PM
I've seen some amusing typos from The L-town Patch, but the description of the robber on the green bike is hilarious, lmao! If you're looking to hire a proofreader, I'm available. ;-) All kidding aside, I thoroughly enjoy your publication; keep up the good work!
Tom Sofield December 07, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Whoops! That gave me a good laugh at my own expense. Thank you, K.D.!


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