NEWTOWN, PA – The Newtown Township Police Department responded to the following incidents between November 11 and 17. Read the details, as reported by the police.
Thursday November 11
8:45 am – A Newtown resident attended police headquarters to report that someone had fraudulently withdrawn $ 9,000 from her bank account. The bank is investigating.
Saturday 13 November
11 a.m. – Someone from Wrightstown came to police headquarters to report a false check incident. The police are investigating.
Monday November 15th
2:00 p.m. – Police have received a report of a mail theft. An investigation is underway.
3:00 p.m. – A Newtown resident has contacted police to report a forged check. An investigation is underway.
Tuesday November 16
9:30 a.m. – A Newtown resident contacted police to report a forged check. An investigation is underway.
11:00 a.m. – Police saw someone in Wrightstown take the ENRADD speed timing device from the Newtown Township Police Department and put it in the back of their Ford pickup truck. As a result of the investigation, the person was arrested and charged with theft by seizing and receiving stolen property. He was transported to the Northampton Township Police Department for treatment and was brought to justice by Judge Seaman. The bond was set at 10% of $ 100,000 and the matter was sent to Bucks County Corrections.
Wednesday November 17th
12:30 p.m. – A resident of Newtown Township contacted police to report an incident of forged checks. An investigation is underway.
1:45 p.m. – Police have been dispatched to report a counterfeit five dollar bill that was adopted from a Newtown business. An investigation is underway.
4:00 p.m. – Police have been dispatched to Second Street Pike and Swamp Road with a report of a traffic accident involving two vehicles. In contact with one of the drivers, the police officer detected a strong smell of alcoholic drink. As a result of the investigation, the person was placed under arrest on suspicion of impaired driving. The charges are pending the results of the blood evidence.