Monday, March 18, 2013
Windsor Pharmacy at U.S. 13 & Haines Road was robbed at gunpoint around 10:30 a.m. Monday morning, according to police.
Police confirmed a robbery took place Monday morning at the Windsor Pharmacy on Haines Road, down the street from the intersection at Route 13. According to Bristol Township Lt. Terry Hughes, a heavyset black man entered the store at approximately 10:35 a.m. with a black handgun. He took an unspecified amount of cash and drugs, then fled the scene on foot to the nearby Junewood neighborhood, Hughes said. The assailant is 5-foot-9 and in his mid-20s to mid-30s, according to Hughes. Employees at the store declined to comment on the incident. Hughes confirmed that the pharmacy had been robbed before. Check back here for more information as it becomes available.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Bristol Township residents are on a alert after weekend incidents.
Local town watch group reports that police are investigating two incidents involving a group of possibly armed teens. According to the Bristol Township Police Department's crime map, a robbery involving a firearm happened in the 100 block of Holly Drive in Levittown at 8:18 p.m. Saturday night. A police official told Goldenridge Town Watch about another similar incident that occurred over the weekend in Indian Creek. The Indian Creek incident has not yet been reported on the police department's crime map. The group of teenage robbers reportedly attacked victims in the Holly Hill section and stole electronics during the Saturday night incident, a person claiming to be a family member of one of the victim's told Levittown Patch. Police told …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
A two-car crash on Veterans Highway in Bristol Township sent multiple people to the hospital Saturday.
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Sunday, December 16, 2012
A two-vehicle crash brought police, fire and EMS units to the 2900 block of Veterans Highway (Route 413) in Bristol Township Saturday evening. Firefighters worked to extricate a victim trapped in one of the cars after the crash. Fire police responded to shut down the roadway, Phillyburbs.com reports. Three people were transported to the hospital. Click here to read the full story on PhillyBurbs.com
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The man who drove his pick-up truck in the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough Thursday has been located by police.
The man who was behind the wheel of an older pick-up truck that ended up in the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough pre-dawn on Thursday has been located, police said. The man did not suffer serious injury and told police he went home to change his wet clothes after the incident, police told Patch. What lead to the truck ending up in the water remains under investigation. Police said they are unsure whether man will face charges. Bristol resident Antonio Harvey told Patch Thursday morning he believes saw the driver of the pick-up walk past him shortly after the crash. The incident happened near Delaware Canal Lagoon Park Fountain off Jefferson Avenue. Police and fire crews used a boat to search the shallow water around the truck for the man…
Friday, December 14, 2012
A man was struck and killed early Friday morning along Route 13.
A man was struck and killed by pick-up truck early Friday morning outside the Golden Eagle Diner on Route 13 in Bristol Borough. According to police Sgt. Pete Faight, the victim was walking in a lane of travel at the Bath Road turn off on Route 13 when a pick-up truck driven by a New Jersey man going to work struck and killed the victim just before 2:30 a.m. NBC 10 identified the man as Enrigue Garcia, 44. The death remains under investigation, but the driver of the truck is fully cooperating with the investigation, Faight said. He added that the driver said he did not see Garcia until it was too late. After striking the Garcia and sending him flying several yards, the driver backed up and parked his car in front of the man's limp body in …
Bristol Township police confirm that the helicopter was used to assist officers early Friday morning.
Residents in parts of Levittown were awoken Friday morning by a low-flying Philadelphia Police Department helicopter that was helping Bristol Township police deal with an incident. Police Sgt. Chuck Burns said he could not elaborate on what officers were doing, but the area is safe and residents should not be fearful for their safety. An investigation is being conducted in the area of Red Cedar and air support was called to assist, Burns said. Residents of Colbolt Ridge, Crab Tree, Indian Creek, Quincy Hollow, Violetwood and several other sections reported hearing the police chopper over their homes just before 1 a.m. At 1:20 a.m., Burns said that police had mostly cleared the scene in Red Cedar, but close to 1:45 a.m. a resident reported…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A truck was pulled from the Delaware Canal in Bristol Borough. The driver has not been located.
Several Bristol Borough residents confirmed that a pick-up truck was found in the canal that runs through town Thursday morning. The truck was pulled by tow crews from the waterway near Delaware Canal Lagoon Park Fountain off Jefferson Avenue. The driver of the vehicle has not be located, according to a report on 6abc.com. Police have not commented on where the driver could be. Patch user Antonio Harvey said the driver of the vehicle fled from the scene. Footage on Channel 6 showed that the vehicle suffered damage when it was pulled from the former canal. The canal was constructed in the 1800s and ran along the Delaware River between Easton and Bristol Borough. We want to see your photos/videos of the truck in the water. Add them by …
A weekend car crash that hurt three people in Bristol Township was caused by a woman who fled from police.
A nasty weekend car wreck on Green Lane in Bristol Township was caused by a woman who fled a traffic stop on Mill Creek Road, township police revealed Wednesday afternoon. According to police traffic unit Sgt. Chuck Burns, a vehicle with 3 occupants was stopped by officers on Green Lynne Drive for suspicion of DUI just after midnight on Saturday morning. The car, driven by a Fairless Hills woman, fled the scene of the traffic stop at a high rate of speed and disappeared into the night. Not long after fleeing, the car left the roadway and “the operator then over corrected and the vehicle slid sideways across Green Lane until striking a PECO pole on the opposite side of the road,” Burns said. The wreck, which happened at Green Lane and …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
SEPTA service from Levittown to Philadelphia was disrupted by a death on the tracks in Bristol Borough.
A Bristol Borough woman was killed after being struck by a train minutes after 8 a.m. on Wednesday. According to a borough patrolman, the victim is a 46-year-old resident of Bristol and was killed during an incident on the tracks near Headley Street at around 8:20 a.m. Garden Street resident Bill Wise said that he heard the train hitting its horn several times and sirens just after. He said an ambulance arrived but left after a few minutes. Police from the borough, SEPTA and Amtrak were on the scene for more than two hours and were forced to delay service on the tracks. The woman's body sat on the tracks near a spot that local residents say is a popular cut-through, but police at the scene did not comment on the accident. A van from the …
A two teenage boys were arrested for burglary Saturday by authorities in Bristol Township. Others in Bristol and Middletown are still under investigation.
Authorities in Bristol and Middletown townships are investigating four burglaries that happened late last week. Bristol police responded to a reported burglary in on North Kenwood Drive in the Levittown section last Thursday at 5:42 p.m. The thieves are believed to have gained entry into the home late in the afternoon through an unlocked window and took jewelry and a DVD. Police report the value of the items at $1,500. On the same day, authorities responded to the Langhorne of Middletown for a burglary on Wyoming Avenue. The unlocked home was entered during the day and suffered the theft of an HP laptop, police said. Two overnight Thursday into Friday burglaries were reported in Bristol Township. According to police, A 47-inch Philips TV …