Friday, December 14, 2012
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 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
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 …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Police in Bristol and Falls townships have been keeping busy with several incidents involving cars and trucks.
Police in Bristol and Falls townships are dealing with a slew of incidents involving vehicles. Bristol has reported 13 acts of theft and vandlism to vehicles. Falls authorities late week said nearly $1,500 worth of items were taken from cars in the township on Wednesday and Thursday. Several of the incidents involved thefts from unlocked vehicles. A crime which is easily preventable if residents just check to be sure their auto is secured, Bristol Sgt. Ralph Johnson said at a recent meeting with residents. Falls and Middletown authorities both dealt with a series of tire slashings recently. Theft From Vehicle About $250 worth of items were taken from a 2004 Hyundai in parked along Mintleaf Road in the Levittown section of Bristol Township…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Police, fire and EMS units responded to a vehicle accident Green Lane and Emilie Road early Saturday.
A vehicle accident with injuries was reported shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in Bristol Township. According to the Alertpage network, fire crews extricated one person from a vehicle crash at Green Lane and Emilie Road. No word on injuries was reported in the alert. Fire police closed the intersection while emergency crews worked at the scene, a reader email said. It is unclear what lead to the crash, or if the rain played a factor. Patch has placed a call to township police for more information.
Friday, December 7, 2012
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. Alleged Gun Shooting, Drug Snorting Pilot Waives Preliminary 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. Burglary 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 …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Police are looking for two suspects that fired four shots in a makeshift apartment on Haines Road. Two bullets struck a man.
The investigation into the Bristol Township shooting that left a 49-year-old man with a bullet to the thigh and ankle continued Wednesday, police said. Lt. Terry Hughes said officers responded to a possible robbery and shooting in a structure behind My Brothers Pub at 1542 Haines Road in Levittown just after 8 p.m. Tuesday. The arriving patrol officers found a 49-year-old white male suffering from two gunshot wounds. The man was taken to St. Mary Medical Center by the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad and treated, Hughes said. The victim told police that two "younger-looking" black males arrived in two vehicles and shot him. Investigators are not sure if the two men took anything, Hughes said. The duo were reported to have fled in the …
The wreath at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown will honor the 12 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in Bucks County since 1914.
A Project Blue Light wreath will shine from a window in the county courthouse in honor of the 12 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty in Bucks County. The Bucks County Commissioners and Jack Jones, who is Morrisville Borough Police Chief and Bucks County Fire Chiefs Association President, will light the six-foot wreath with blue lights on Thursday. The wreath will be adorned with 12 white ornaments symbolizing the officers who have been killed on duty across the county since 1914. The 12 fallen officers are: Project Blue Light encourages people to include a blue light in their holiday decorations to remember law enforcement officials who have given their lives in the performance of their duties. It also honors the men…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The Rite Aid along New Falls Road was the target of medicine thieves.
The makeshift Rite Aid location in the 6900 block of New Falls Road in Bristol Township was ransacked by thieves on Tuesday, authorities said. Officers responded to the temporary, trailer-based pharmacy in the parking lot of the under-construction Rite Aid by Five Points for an active alarm Tuesday morning at 1 a.m., Lt. Terry Hughes said. Arriving patrol units found the structure had been entered and items from the pharmacy were rummaged through and taken, Hughes said. A refrigerator used to store medicine was also entered. As of late week, police did not have a full inventory of what was taken. Hughes said that officers have been dispatched to the pharmacy location in the past for alarm calls.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
A Trenton man is in custody for firing two shots at a Bristol Township gas station.
When police officers stopped a gold 2000 Dodge Intrepid on Monday, a 22-year-old man stepped out with a handgun. Police were able to safely take Trenton resident Bias Robinson into custody after he is alleged to have fired two rounds from a Ruger .40 caliber gun just minutes earlier, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed by Bristol Township authorities. Police said the suspect fired two rounds at the Sunoco gas station in the 1200 block of Veterans Highway (Route 413) just after 8:30 p.m. on Monday. Robinson was said to have fired the weapon after he told another male he was “not playing,” a witness told authorities. The 22-year-old made statements to investigators saying he fired the .40 caliber gun as an act of "self defense…