have announced the arrest of a second employee related to the ongoing investigation into the theft and resale of district property.
Police yesterday arrested Martin Chappell, 61, of Bensalem.
According to a release, Chappell was employed by the Bensalem Township School District for the past 21 years as a mechanic at their . Investigation revealed that Chappell was involved in multiple thefts from the school district bus garage over an extended period of time. He was charged with theft and receiving stolen property.
Chappell was arraigned and sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility in lieu of 10 percent of $50,000 bail.
Last week, police arrested Frederick Lange, 68, of Croydon. He was charged with the theft and resale of truck tires, truck batteries, and other automobile accessories worth over $400,000.
This investigation is on-going and anyone with additional information is asked to call Bensalem Township Police at 215-633-3719.
Tips can be called in or emailed at 215-633-3660 or firstname.lastname@example.org