State Police Report Casino Incidents
The following information was provided by the Pennsylvania State Police Trevose Station. It does not imply conviction.
Between May 15-20, troopers stationed at Parx Casino reported the following incidents:
On May 15 at 9:15 p.m., state police said Thomas Murtha, 53, of Levittown, created a disturbance and exhibited fighting behavior towards a 73-year-old casino security guard from Bensalem. Murtha was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Trooper R. Keeys investigated the incident.
On May 16 at 8:20 p.m., state police investigated a forgery/counterfeit bill. Police said a 55-year-old woman from Ewing, NJ, attempted to exchange a counterfeit $20 bill at the main cashier. Trooper R. Keeys investigated the incident.
On May 20 between 3:39 and 4:11 p.m., state police investigated a criminal trespass. Police said a person previously excluded from the casino attempted to claim a $2,173 jackpot from a slot machine. The investigation was ongoing. Trooper R. Keeys investigated the incident.
On May 21 at 12:47 a.m., state police responded to a reported forgery at Parx Casino. Police said a counterfeit $10 bill was discovered on the gaming floor. The bill was seized and forwarded to the U.S. Secret Service. Trooper Kevin Lee investigated the incident.
On May 22, a female employee at Parx Casino said that her wallet, containing $20 cash and assorted ID, had been removed from her secured locker in the employee locker room between 6:30-9:15 p.m. The incident is under investigation by Trooper R. Keeys.