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February 4, 2014 -  A North Main Street resident reported to police that, over the prior three months, someone had used her credit card to pay cell phone bills.  Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

February 13, 2014 -  At 1:03 a.m. Police arrested Michael Linzey, 44, of Flemington, New Jersey, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after he was found sitting in his running vehicle in a West Bridge Street driveway.

Thus far this winter Police have issued 22 citations to individuals who have failed to clear their sidewalk of snow.  Property owners and business owners are reminded that they are responsible for clearing their sidewalk of snow within 24 hours of the end of a snowfall.

February 27, 2014 -  At 10:50 a.m. a contractor reported to police that, at some time during the prior ten days, three windows, valued at $1,500, had been broken at a home at which he is working on South Sugan Road.

March 9, 2014 -  At 1:56 a.m. Police cited Stephen Hunter, 27, of Augusta, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after a North Main Street homeowner found him wandering in the back yard of his residence.

March 17, 2014 -  At 12:24 p.m. the owner of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that several bottles of alcohol had been removed from within the building.  Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

March 18, 2014 -  At 12:32 a.m. Police arrested Rachel Carroll, 37, of New Hope, for Terroristic Threats, following a disturbance at her residence.  Carroll was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Charles Baum, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $20,000 bail.

March 18, 2014 -  Representatives from AT&T and Verizon reported to police that, at some time over the prior four months, copper buss bars and wiring, with a value in excess of $10,000, had been removed from a facility on North Stockton Avenue.

 March 22, 2014 -  At 11:08 a.m. a New Street resident reported to police that, at some time on the day prior, someone had entered her mailbox, and had removed $200.00 from an envelope within.

March 26, 2014 -  At 1:52 p.m. a Lambertville, New Jersey resident reported to police that, a few minutes earlier, someone had entered his unlocked vehicle and had removed an IPAD, valued at $700.00, while the car was parked in a West Bridge Street parking lot.  The IPAD was later recovered by Lambertville police, and was returned to its owner.

March 28, 2014 -  At 1:55 a.m. Police cited George Marchino Jr., 35, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for Disorderly Conduct and Harassment, following a disturbance at a residence on Runnemede Court.

April 10, 2014 -  At 12:36 p.m. the owner of a North Main Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had attempted to enter her store by prying at the front door.

April 13, 2014 -  At 6:17 p.m. Police cited Fausto Naranjo, 43, of Newark, New Jersey, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance at a West Bridge Street establishment.

April 19, 2014 -  At 12:01 a.m. Police arrested Brian Gallagher, 23, of Ocean City, New Jersey, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after he was observed operating his vehicle in an unlawful manner on South Main Street.

April 19, 2014 -  At 2:05 a.m. Police cited Megan McCreary, 23, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, for Public Drunkenness, after she was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

April 21, 2014 -  The owner of a South Main Street business reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours of April 20 into April 21, someone had attempted to enter the business by prying at the rear door.

April 24, 2014 -  At 11:22 p.m. Police cited Cynthia Heath, 48, of Solebury, Pennsylvania, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after she created a disturbance at a West Mechanic Street establishment.

April 26, 2014 -  At 2:20 a.m. Police cited Glen Smith, 50, of Avoca, Pennsylvania, for Public Drunkenness, after he was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

April 26, 2014 -  At 4:20 p.m. the owner of a South Main Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the prior two days, someone had removed a brass or bronze pedestal ashtray, valued at approximately $100.00, from outside of her store.

May 11, 2014 -  At 3:01 p.m. Police cited Kenneth Hynes Jr., 57, of Crosswicks, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after he was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

May 13, 2014 -  At 11:58 p.m. a representative of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that he suspected that an employee had stolen $350.00 from the business over an unspecified period of time.  Police are continuing their investigation.

May 16, 2014 -  At 6:35 p.m. police responded to a report of a disturbance in a West Bridge Street parking lot.  Investigation of the incident indicated that a subject had smashed a taillight on a vehicle, with a baseball bat, after a confrontation with the occupant of the vehicle.  Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

May 19, 2014 -  At 4:27 p.m. Police cited Kourtney Hurly-McBride, 22, of Holland, Pennsylvania, for Retail Theft after she reportedly stole merchandise with a total value of $80.99 from two South Main Street establishments.

May 22, 2014 -  At 2:00 p.m. a resident of Village 2 reported to police that, on April 8, 2014, a package containing a food processor, valued at $100, had been stolen from outside her residence.

May 24, 2014 -  At 4:02 a.m. Police cited Benjamin Auker, 32, of Pittstown, New Jersey, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after he entered a private residence, not his own, on Waterloo Street, while in an intoxicated state.

June 7, 2014 - Due to special interest in the following case I am releasing a special press release regarding this incident.

 On Saturday June 7th 2014 police arrested Brian H. Wolfman, 20 years old of Ringoes N.J. New Hope Borough Police received a report at 6:46 P.M.  That a local businessman’s 11 year old son had been shot in the back with an air soft pistol while in the “GUY STUFF” store located in the Four Seasons Mall on S. Main Street, New Hope Borough.  Police observed a welt and broken skin on the 11 year old males back. After receiving the report police responded to the Store located in the Mall. The employee of the store who fired the air soft pistol at the boy was identified as Wolfman and taken into custody. This case will proceed by summons for the crimes of Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Possession of Instrument of Crime.

May 30, 2014 -  At 11:58 p.m. Police cited Renea Carter, 56, of Trenton, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after she was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

May 31, 2014 -  At 1:20 a.m. Police cited Kyle Searfoss, 25, of Flemington, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance at a South Main Street establishment.

May 31, 2014 -  At 2:10 a.m. Police cited Nicole Pacylowsky, 24, of Milford, New Jersey, for Disorderly Conduct, after she acted in a Disorderly manner in a West Bridge Street parking lot.

June 2, 2014 -  At 5:36 p.m. a Titusville, New Jersey resident reported to police that, at some time earlier that day, someone had damaged the driver and passenger side doors of his vehicle, while the vehicle was parked in a West Randolph Street parking lot.

June 7, 2014 -  At 2:45 a.m. Police cited Christopher Bennett, 30, of Stockton, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after he was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

June 7, 2014 -  At 12:47 p.m. a Lakeview Drive resident reported to police that, at some time earlier in the week, someone had entered his unsecured garage, and had removed a golf bag and clubs, valued at $500,00 from within.

June 7, 2014 -  At 11:50 p.m. Police cited Osmer Chanquin, 32, of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after he was found laying in the roadway, while in an intoxicated state, on New Street.

June 15, 2014 -  At 2:30 a.m. a resident of Richboro, Pennsylvania reported to a police that, at some time during the prior few hours, her purse, containing identification, credit cards, jewelry, and approximately $300.00 in cash, had been stolen, while she had been at a South Main Street bar.

June 15, 2014 -  At 5:01 p.m. the owner of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that, the day prior, someone had removed an antique eyeglass case, valued at $95.00, from within the store.

June 19, 2014 -  At 8:43 p.m. a  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania woman reported to police that, the evening prior, she had been assaulted while at a party at a residence on Waterloo Street.  Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

June 21, 2014 -  At 11:20 a.m. the owner of "Vapor Times" on West Bridge Street reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours of June 15 into June 16, the double sided store sign, valued at $100.00, had been removed from outside the store. 

June 24, 2014 -  At 11:36 p.m. a Trenton, New Jersey woman reported to police that, a short time earlier, she had been assaulted while walking to her vehicle, which was parked on West Mechanic Street.  Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

June 26, 2014 -  Police have charged David Dash, 18, of Stockton, New Jersey, with Simple Assault, Harassment, Possessing an Instrument of Crime, Criminal Mischief, and Disorderly Conduct, in connection with an incident which occurred in a West Bridge Street parking lot on May 16, 2014.

June 29, 2014 -  At 2:00 a.m. Police cited Brian Carvalho, 28, of New Hope, for Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance at a South Main Street establishment.

July 4, 2014 -  At 11:59 a.m. an employee of a South Main Street establishment reported to police that, a few minutes prior, a "Padron Family Reserve" cigar, valued at $35.00, had been removed from a case within the store.  Video surveillance shows the actor to have been a white male, in his fifties, with gray hair, and wearing a light blue button down shirt and khaki shorts.

July 6, 2014 -  At 6:03 p.m. a South Sugan Road resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior two weeks, someone had removed an IBM laptop computer, valued at $2,000.00, from her residence.

July 8, 2014 -  At 7:09 p.m. Police cited Lacey J. Williams, 26, of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, for Retail Theft, after she removed $117.98 worth of clothing items from a South Main Street store.

July 12, 2014 -  At 10:48 p.m. Police arrested Gregory Gradel, 24, of New Britain, Pennsylvania, for Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct, after he jumped into the Delaware river after being approached by a police officer investigating an earlier complaint.  Gradel's action prompted a marine rescue operation, during which he was removed from the river.

July 13, 2014 -  At 12:18 a.m. Police arrested Samuel Samsel 3rd, 48, of Voorhees, New Jersey, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after responding to a report of a possibly intoxicated subject sitting in a running vehicle in a West Bridge Street parking lot.

July 21, 2014 -  Police have charged William Boorse, 30, of Bristol, Pennsylvania, with Simple Assault and Harassment, as a result of an investigation into an incident which occurred at a Waterloo Street residence on June 18, 2014.

 

July 23, 2014 -   At 6:15 p.m. a South Main Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior two weeks, someone had stolen her bicycle from outside her residence.  The bicycle is described as a "Specialized Ariel", black and white in color, and is valued at $650.00

July 26, 2014 -  At 2:29 a.m. Police cited Victoria Paul, 21, of Ringoes, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after she was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

July 27, 2014 -  At 7:22 p.m. Police cited Daniel Parrott, 24, of North Plainfield, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after responding to a report of an intoxicated subject in the restroom of a West Bridge Street restaurant.

July 30, 2014 -  At 5:43 p.m. Police cited Marion Carroll, 18, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, for Retail Theft, after she removed clothing items valued at $62.99 from a South Main Street store.

July 31, 2014 -  At 4:27 p.m. Police cited Andrew Gunn, 42, of Hopewell, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after responding to a report of a subject refusing to leave a South Main Street establishment.

August 1, 2014 -  At 2:45 a.m. Police arrested Ian Millard, 24, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, for Criminal Mischief, Possession of an Instrument of Crime, and Disorderly Conduct, after an officer observed him spray painting graffiti on the West Ferry Street canal bridge.  Millard was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Maggie Snow, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $50,000 bail. 

August 1, 2014 -  At 3:12 p.m. Police cited a 17 year old from Trenton, New Jersey, for Retail Theft, after she and two other females removed a shirt valued at $49.99 from a South Main Street store. Police have identified one of the two other suspects, and are continuing their investigation.

August 2, 2014 -  At 12:37 a.m. Police cited William Higginson 3rd, 23, of Flemington, New Jersey, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance at a South Main Street establishment.

August 2, 2014 -  At 9:41 p.m. Police cited Marshall Pavelko, 20, of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, and Colleen Haug, 19, of Lambertville, New Jersey, for Underage Drinking, after they were found to be in possession of, and of having consumed alcohol on the towpath in the area of New Street.

August 4, 2014 -  At 7:26 p.m. a Newtown, Pennsylvania woman reported to police that, earlier that day, someone had punctured a tire on her vehicle, while the vehicle had been parked in a West Bridge Street parking lot.

August 8, 2014 -  At 2:53 p.m. the owner of a South Main Street store reported to police that, a few minutes prior, a subject had stolen a charm bracelet, valued at $50.00, from within the store.  The suspect is described as an Asian female, 30-40 years of age, and wearing a light blue tank top, and white shorts, and was last seen entering a dark green vehicle with a New York license plate.

August 17, 2014 -  At 1:22 a.m. Police cited Gregory Stem, 30, of Bloomsbury, New Jersey, for Harassment and Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance inside a South Main Street establishment.

 

August 18, 2014 -  A Brooklyn, New York woman reported to police that, three days prior, approximately $4,000 worth of jewelry had been stolen from her room at a West Bridge Street Bed and Breakfast.

 

August 18, 2014 -  At 4:30 p.m. a New Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior three days, someone had stolen his red Vespa motorcycle, valued at $1,200, from outside his residence.

 

August 23, 2014 -  At 6:50 p.m. Police cited a 15 year old from Pennington, New Jersey, for Retail Theft, after he removed a Native American necklace/pouch, valued at $90.00, from a South Main Street establishment.

 

THOMPSON CLASSIC BICYCLE RACE ROAD RESTRICTIONS

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, the THOMPSON CLASSIC BICYCLE RACE will conclude in New Hope Borough, and will necessitate the closing of portions of North Main Street to vehicle traffic, as well as prohibiting parking on the street for much of the day.

North Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between East Randolph Street and West Randolph Street from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m.  West Randolph Street will be closed to vehicle traffic as well during that time.

Vehicle traffic will be permitted on North Main Street, between Bridge Street and East Randolph Street until 12:00 noon, and on North Main Street between Route 202 and West Randolph Street until 12:00 noon. After 12:00 noon no through traffic will be permitted on North Main Street between Route 202 and Bridge Street.  Residents of North Main Street will be permitted to travel on North Main Street until approximately 1:30 p.m.  After that time and until approximately 3:00 p.m. no traffic will be permitted on North Main Street.

In addition, all parking meters on North Main Street, East Randolph Street, West Randolph Street, and West Parry Street will be bagged "No Parking" starting at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014.  Any vehicle which is parked in a bagged space as of 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014, will be removed by police at the owner's expense. 

Any questions regarding these measures should be directed to New Hope Police at 215-862-3033.

 

Anonymous Drug Tip Line

Bucks County officials are looking for help from tipsters in the war on drugs.

Citing a rise in fatal heroin overdoses Bucks County has announced the launch of new tip lines that accept calls, texts, and e-mails.

Sources will remain anonymous allowing anyone to report suspected drug dealers or activity to investigators.

The District Attorney's office has also established a heroin task force along with a anti-heroin initiative.

               To send ANONYMOUS tips,

               Via Text, text the word BUCKSDRUGTIPS and your tip to TIP411 (847411).

               To call in tips, phone 215-345-DRUG (3784).

               To e-mail tips, send them to drugtips@co.bucks.pa.us.

 

 Dog License Awareness

  

All residents of Bucks County are being reminded to purchase their 2014 dog licenses. The state dog warden will be in our area checking for current licenses and to see if you have proof that your pet has a current rabies vaccination.

You may purchase a license online at www.padoglicense.com or in person, you may go to the Bucks County Treasurer's office, William Snyder, 3rd Floor Administration Building  55 East Court Street Doylestown, PA. 18901. You may call the following phone number for more information. 215-348-6244

 

THEFTS OF COPPER

Officer's are investigating theft of copper downspouts and railings from residential properties and businesses. On October 28th 2013, two reports of theft were reported. The thefts occurred on New Street. There is a third possible theft that officer's are investigating that may have occurred on Mechanic Street. On October 29th 2013, officers received two more calls regarding of a theft of copper. The thefts were copper railings and copper downspouts on Mechanic Street. Residents are advised to report any suspicious noise that they may hear during the overnight hours.

Police also investigated five reported thefts of copper downspouts from buildings, the thefts occurring on West Bridge Street and Chestnut Street.  Police have identified a possible suspect vehicle, that being a newer model white pickup with a white camper shell over the bed, and bearing New Jersey registration.  Anyone with information on this vehicle is requested to contact Corporal Zimmerman at 215-862-3033.

 

 

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES

On July 22, 2013 & July 27, 2013, between the hours of 7:00am and 11:58 PM, three burglaries occurred in the Riverwoods Development. One in the 200 block of Riverwoods Drive and two in 100 block of Lakeview Drive. Anyone noticing anything or anybody suspicious is asked to contact Cpl. Zimmerman at 215-862-3033.

The Riverwoods Drive burglary has been solved. An arrest has been made and the defendant is awaiting a hearing on the charges.

January 19, 2013, at approximately 10:30 pm, two burglaries and one attempted burglary occurred in the Village II development. Police responded to an entry alarm at a unit on Belaire Ct. and discovered the front door kicked in setting the alarm off. Nothing was taken from this unit. Two other units in the same row on Belaire Ct. were discovered to have been entered. Entry was accomplished by breaking a window in one unit and forcing open a window in the second unit. One of the two units entered had some jewelry and small amount of cash taken. Anyone noticing anything or anybody suspicious is asked to contact Cpl. Zimmerman at 215-862-3033 

 

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY
 
February 5, 2013, a commercial burglary occurred during the night time hours. The actors entered after the establishment closed for business. Forced entry was made through a door in the rear of the business. Taken was a small amount of cash.

 

 

 

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