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September 6, 2013 -  At 10:10 a.m. a Village 2 resident reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had "keyed" the driver side of his vehicle, while the vehicle had been parked in front of his residence.


September 7, 2013 -  At 12:51 a.m.  Police arrested Ronald Both, 52, of New Hope, for Simple Assault and Harassment, as a result of an incident which occurred at a residence on North Main Street.  Both was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Charles Baum, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility when he was unable to post bail.

September 7, 2013 -  At 2:00 a.m. Police cited Brandon Ennis, 21, of Lambertville, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, after he was found to be in an intoxicated state on South Main Street.

September 8, 2013 -  At 1:01 a.m. Police cited Robert Reid, 26, of Morrisville, Pennsylvania, and Andrea Zasoski, 25, of Ewing, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, as a result of an incident which occurred in a West Bridge Street parking lot.

September 10, 2013 -  At 5:10 p.m. Police arrested Harry Slezak, 44, of Levittown, Pennsylvania, on a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Bench Warrant, after the vehicle he was operating was stopped for a traffic violation on South Main Street.  Slezak was turned over to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department.

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September 16, 2013 -  A New Hope resident reported to police that, on September 3, 2013, someone had cashed two counterfeit checks, on her bank account, totaling in excess of $1,900. Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation.

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September 19, 2013 -  At 11:36 a.m. a New Hope resident reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had removed a Virginia license plate from his motorcycle, while the vehicle had been parked in a West Mechanic Street parking lot.

September 24, 2013 -  At 4:15 p.m. a New Hope resident reported to police that, two days prior, someone had stolen his bicycle from a bike rack at his place of employment, while he had been at work at an establishment on East Bridge Street. The bicycle is described as a yellow and gold "General" mountain bike, with a "Mickey Mouse" bell on it, and is valued at $250.00.

September 28, 2013 -  At 2:05 a.m. Police cited Matthew Arvanitis, 23, of Whippany, New Jersey, for Public Drunkenness, as a result of an incident which occurred at a South Main Street establishment.  Arvanitis was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Jean Seaman, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility when he was unable to post bail.

 

October 3, 2013 -  At 11:07 a.m. an employee of a business in Union Square reported to police that, at some time the previous day, someone had entered his vehicle and removed a car charger, valued at $60.00, from within, while the vehicle had been parked in the Union Square lot.

October 4, 2013 -  At 3:26 p.m. the owner of a South Main Street business reported to police that, approximately 15 minutes prior, someone had stolen a leather skirt and a woman's knit hat, with a total value of about $70.00, from within the store.

October 6, 2013 -  At 12:07 a.m. an employee and a patron of a South Main Street establishment reported to police that they had been assaulted by two patrons, while the subjects were being escorted from the establishment.  The assailants had fled the scene prior to the arrival of police, and are described as a a thin white male, wearing an orange shirt, and a dark haired white female wearing a black dress.

 

October 12, 2013 -  At 2:09 a.m. Police cited Francisco Alfonso, 27, of New Hope, for Disorderly Conduct, after he was involved in a disturbance on South Main Street.  

October 12, 2013 -  At 4:47 a.m. Police arrested Kaceme Muldrow, 26, and Kenneth Wideman Jr, 23, both of Flemington, New Jersey, for Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, and Conspiracy, after receiving a complaint of the theft of approximately $550.00 worth of electronic devices from an unoccupied vehicle, which had been parked on West Bridge Street.  The suspects were arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Leonard Brown, and were sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility when they were unable to post bail.

October 13, 2013 -  At 6:33 p.m. Police arrested Marcos Gonzalez, 35, of Bridgewater, New Jersey, Jeremy Herrera-Salazar, 31, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Jimmy Duran, 29, of Manville, New Jersey, for Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, and related offenses, after they fled from an officer attempting to detain them for traffic violations.

October 17, 2013 - At 12:44 a.m. Police arrested Francisco Alfonso, 37, of New Hope, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after he was observed operating his vehicle in an unlawful manner on South Main Street.

October 17, 2013 - At 8:30 a.m. a North Main Street resident reported to police that he had become aware that someone had removed several checks from within his residence, and had cashed them for a total of $6,500. Police have a suspect, and are continuing their investigation. 

October 17, 2013 - At 2:09 p.m. a New Hope resident reported to police that, at some time earlier that day, someone had "keyed" his vehicle, while the vehicle had been parked in a West Bridge Street lot.

October 28, 2013 - At 6:36 a.m. a New Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had removed a copper down spout, valued at $600.00, from the front of his residence.

October 28, 2013 - At 2:32 p.m. a New Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior 24 hours, someone had removed a copper down spout, valued at $200.00, from her residence.

October 29, 2013 - At 12:30 p.m. a West Mechanic Street resident reported to police that someone had removed a copper down spout, valued at $300.00, from the side of his residence. No time frame was provided for the theft.

October 29, 2013 - At 1:00 p.m. a West Mechanic Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior 24 hours, someone had removed copper railings from steps to the rear of his residence. The railings are described as being approximately 40 feet in length, and are valued at $250.00.

November 1, 2013 - At 4:30 p.m. the manager of a West Mechanic Street building reported to police that, at some time during the prior four days, someone had removed three sections of copper down spout, valued at $1,200.00 from the side of the building.

November 6, 2013 - At 2:05 a.m. Police cited Angie Messick, 29, of New Hope, for Public Drunkenness, after she created a disturbance on South Main Street.

November 6, 2013 - At 4:16 p.m. a Warren, New Jersey resident reported to police that, while he had been driving on West Mechanic Street, his vehicle had been damaged by rocks thrown from the hillside behind Village 2. Police have identified three juvenile suspects, and charges are pending.

November 15, 2013 - At 1:35 P.M. a New Hope woman reported to police that someone had stolen her debit card after she had placed it on a counter at a West Bridge Street establishment.

November 17, 2013 -  At 12:26 p.m. a North Plainfield, New Jersey man reported to police that, at some time during the prior 5 days, someone had removed a spare tire, valued at $120.00, from underneath his vehicle, while the vehicle had been parked in a West Bridge Street lot.

November 18, 2013 -  At 11:25 a.m. Police cited Walter Stenger, 51, of no fixed address, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, as a result of an incident which occurred on East Bridge Street.  Stenger was released to a family member

November 20, 2013 -  At 12:00 noon a Riverwoods Drive resident reported to police that, on the afternoon of Friday, November 15, someone had opened a box which had been left at her door by UPS, and had removed two bottles of shampoo, valued at $18.00, from within.

November 20, 2013 -  At 2:37 p.m. Police cited Evonne VanLeeuwen, 18, of Mount Freedom, New Jersey, for Retail Theft, after she removed items valued at $48.75 from a South Main Street store.

November 21, 2013 -  Police 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 New Hope Police at 215-862-3033.

November 28, 2013 -  At 1:19 a.m. Police cited Ryan Crawford, 22, of Langhorne, Pennsylvania, for Harassment and Public Drunkenness, after he punched an employee of a South Main Street bar while being escorted from the establishment.

November 28, 2013 -  At 1:54 a.m. Police cited Jacques Poirot, 24, of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and Jonathan Zecchino, 23, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for Harassment, following a disturbance inside a South Main Street restaurant.

November 28, 2013 -  At 2:16 a.m. Police cited Stephen Connolly, 21, of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance on West Bridge Street.

November 28, 2013 -  At 2:45 a.m. Police responded to a fight in a West Bridge Street parking lot, during which one subject was knocked unconscious, and transported by ambulance to Saint Mary Medical Center.  The investigation into the incident is continuing.

November 28, 2013 -  At 9:29 a.m. the owner of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had broken off the top of a concrete fountain located in front of the business.

November 28, 2013 -  At 11:49 a.m. a Riverwoods Drive resident reported to police that someone had removed part of a silver service from a cabinet within her home.  At the time of the report the victim was uncertain as to when the items had been removed.  

November 28, 2013 -  At 8:12 p.m. Police arrested Ronald Perrone, 55, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, after the vehicle he was operating was involved in a one vehicle accident on North Main Street.

November 30, 2013 -  At 2:08 a.m. Police cited Darren Steiner, 30, of New Hope, for Public Drunkenness, after he refused to leave a West Mechanic Street establishment when asked to do so by employees.

December 5 -  Police have charged Zachary Haskey, 24, of Quakertown, Pennsylvania, with Possession Of A Weapon On School Property, Disorderly Conduct, and Harassment, as a result of an incident with occurred at the New Hope-Solebury School District school bus facility on November 4, 2013.

December 5, 2013 -  Police have filed Juvenile Allegations against three juveniles, one from New Hope, and two from SoleburyTownship, alleging that they committed the crimes of Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Propulsion Of Missiles Onto Roadways, Criminal Mischief, Disorderly Conduct, and Conspiracy, by throwing rocks from a hillside onto West Mechanic Street, striking and damaging a moving vehicle on the roadway.

December 7, 2013 -  At 1:50 a.m. a Waterloo Street resident reported to police that, a few minutes prior, a subject unknown to him had entered his apartment through an unlocked door, but had fled when confronted.  The suspect is described as an older white male, with silver hair, approximately 6' in height, and wearing a long dark coat.  The resident reported that nothing was taken from the residence.

December 7, 2013 -  At 4:25 p.m. a 17 year old Philadelphia, Pennsylvania youth reported to police that, earlier that day, his IPhone, valued at $200, had been stolen while he was participating in an event at the New Hope-Solebury High School.  The phone is described as having a green cover, and a holographic skull image on its back.

December 10, 2013 -  At 4:40 p.m. a Tahoe Court resident reported to police that, at some time within the prior four days, it appeared that someone had placed several screws into the rear tires of his vehicle.

December 16, 2013 -  Police arrested Robert Spurell, 28, of New Hope, for Burglary, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, and Criminal Mischief, in connection with a burglary that occurred at a West Bridge Street establishment at 2:27 a.m. on January 4, 2010.  Spurell was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Maggie Snow, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $50,000 bail.

December 18, 2013 -  At 7:00 p.m. a Doylestown, Pennsylvania man reported to police that the windshield of his vehicle had been scratched while the vehicle had been parked on West Randolph Street.

December 19, 2013 -  At 5:00 p.m. a manager of a South main Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the prior two months, an Apple Lap Top computer, valued at $1,700.00, had been taken from inside the business.

December 21, 2013 -  At 11:00 a.m. an employee of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had broken a window in the front of the store. 

December 23, 2013 -  At 10:45 a.m. a West Bridge Street resident reported to police that, at some time during the prior two days, someone had stolen a 6 foot copper downspout from the side of his residence.

December 23, 2013 -  At 9:05 p.m. a resident of Darien Court reported to police that, at some time that afternoon, a package containing a Garmin GPS, delivered to her home by UPS, had been stolen.  

December 28, 2013 -  At 8:57 a.m. the owner of a West Bridge Street establishment reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, three copper downspouts, valued at $200.00, had been removed from the side of the building.

December 28, 2013 -  At 10:42 p.m. Police cited Brice Horwath, 37, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for Disorderly Conduct and Public Drunkenness, after he created a disturbance on Old York Road.

December 31, 2013 -  At 3:05 p.m. an employee of a South Main Street business reported to police that, at 1:57 a.m. that morning, someone had removed an eight foot wreath from the side of the building. The theft was captured by a security camera, and shows a white male, with short dark hair, in his early 20's, wearing a dark jacket, removing the wreath and dragging it towards East Ferry Street.

January 13, 2014 -  At 11:19 a.m. Police arrested Douglas Byers, 45, of New Hope, on a Bucks County Bench Warrant.  Byers was turned over to the Bucks County Sheriff's Department.

January 16, 2014 -  At 3:48 p.m. Police arrested Barry Hinkes, 53, of New Hope, on a Fugitive From Justice Warrant from Middlesex County, New Jersey.  Hinkes was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge William Benz, and was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility to await extradition to New Jersey.

January 19, 2014 -  At 4:30 p.m. a Solebury Township man reported to police that, at sometime during the prior three days, someone had smashed the passenger side windows in his vehicle, while the vehicle had been parked in a West Bridge Street parking lot.

 

January 22, 2014 -  At 12:15 p.m. the owner of a South Main Street business reported to police that, at some time during the overnight hours, someone had forced their way into the store through the front door, and had removed items from within.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

 March is Dog License Awareness Month

  

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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