Monday, January 14, 2013
Bristol Township Police recently made a warrant arrest of a Levittown man.
Bristol Township Police are investigating the following incidents that all occurred Jan. 11, 2013: Theft from Vehicle Sometime overnight person(s) unknown entered a blue Hyundai on the 600 block of Second Avenue, Croydon, and removed a work brief case containing business paperwork as well as $5 in loose change from the ashtray. Theft from Vehicle Sometime overnight, person(s) unknown entered a Ford F-250 P/U on the 400 block of Cedar Avenue, Croydon. The unlocked vehicle was ransacked. Some loose change and insurance papers were taken. Warrant Arrest At about 6:59 a.m., on Oxford Valley Road, Bristol, a 45-year-old Levittown man was arrested on a bench warrant out of Bucks County. He was taken into custody and then released to the Bucks …
Friday, January 11, 2013
A former Bristol Township woman will be going to trial on charges she tried to kill her ex-husband and mother-in-law
It sounded like a scene from a horror movie as Stanislav Kushnirov recalled Wednesday in district court how his 58-year-old ex-wife, Barbara Kushnirov, used a kitchen knife to try to stab through the door and into the Bristol Township bedroom where the man and his mother had taken shelter. The man testified at Barbara's preliminary hearing that he believed his ex-wife was trying to kill his elderly mother on the evening of Nov. 17, 2012. He also told the court that his ex-wife called his mother an “evil woman” and threatened to cut off his penis. “She said she would cut off my penis,” he said. He added that she told him she would wait until he was asleep before castrating him. During the height of the 45 minute ordeal, Stanislav said …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Traffic investigators are still probing last Friday's wreck at I-95 and Veterans Highway (Route 413) in Bristol Township.
Police concluded part of their investigation into the minivan and tractor-trailer accident that happened last Friday afternoon at Veterans Highway (Route 413) and I-95. "Investigation showed the minivan, while exiting I-95, disregarded a red traffic signal at a high rate of speed," Bristol Township Sgt. Chuck Burns said. He added that the "minivan then struck the tractor trailer which was attempting to turn from northbound SR 413 onto I-95." Police were still investigating the identity of the minivan driver as of Tuesday evening, Burns said. Conflicting information has lead to delays in that portion of the probe. The minivan driver was taken in serious condition to Aria Torresdale Hospital and later transferred to the Hospital of the …
A Bensalem woman was charged Wednesday with numerous offenses in connection with a deadly motorcycle crash that happened along Newportville Road.
More than three months after the Newportville Road motorcycle crash that claimed the life of Bristol Township resident John Chester and forever altered the life of his girlfriend, Brianna O’Driscoll, the woman accused of causing the wreck was arrested. Devon Crispo, 26, of Bensalem, turned herself in at the Bristol Township Police Department Wednesday morning on several serious charges, including homicide by vehicle while under the influence. The fatal accident happened at 7:35 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 as Chester rode his red 1993 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Newportville Road, toward Route 13, with O’Driscoll on the back. A 2010 black Acura TSX driven by Crispo stopped at the stop sign and then turned out onto Newportville …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Bristol Township Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred in the past few days.
In a recent Bristol Township burglary, an unknown subject took a black Ruger 9mm valued at approximately $600. This incident occurred on Rocky Pool Lane January 4 between 11 a.m. and 3:27 p.m. The subject gained entry through a side door. The Bristol Township Police Department is also investigating the following burglary: Sometime between 4 p.m. Jan. 4 and 7 a.m. Jan. 5, an unknown subject gained entry through the read door by prying it open. The property located on the 2900 block of Edgely Road is under construction by several contractors. It is unknown at this time if anything is missing. The above information was provided by the Bristol Township Police Department.
In light of the Sandy Hook school shooting and a recent bomb threat, the Bristol Township School District will be partnering with local authorities to increase securities at its schools.
From now on, Bristol Township School District students and parents will see an increase in police presence at schools due to an extension of the partnership between the school district and the Bristol Township Police Department. Bristol Township patrol officers have been directed by Chief James P. McAndrew to stop in at Bristol Township schools each day as part of their regular area patrol. According to a school district press release, the directive comes in the aftermath of the Newtown, Ct. school shooting tragedy, and a recent bomb threat at Harry S Truman High School. "While the bomb threat appears to have been false, students and their families were alarmed by it. Township police and other emergency personnel joined with school …
Friday, January 4, 2013
A minivan and a tractor-trailer were involved in a crash that tied up traffic on I-95 and Veterans Highway (Route 413) in Bristol Township Friday afternoon.
The driver of a gray minivan was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital after his vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in Bristol Township on Friday. The adult male victim had to be extricated from his van by firefighters and was transported by ground ambulance to the Philadelphia hospital, officials said. Police said he was in serious condition. The tractor-trailer and minivan were turning from I-95 onto Veterans Highway (Route 413) at around 2 p.m. when the collision happened, police traffic Sgt. Chuck Burns said. The exact cause of the wreck that left vehicle pieces and fluids all over the roadway remains under investigation, Burns said. The driver of the truck was relatively unharmed, but his truck was badly damaged and pinned against a…
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
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 …