Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Police cited four teenagers and three 20-year-olds for underage drinking over the weekend, according to Bensalem Police reports.
Seven minors were arrested and charged with underage drinking, according to a Bensalem Township Police Department blotter. On Saturday at 1:43 a.m., Bensalem police arrested and charged four teenagers and three 20-year-old's with underage drinking on the 2700 block of Lincoln Highway in Trevose, police said. The seven minors from the following areas will receive citations: See the full report in the PDF in the media section of this page.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Besalem Township Police arrested a woman and two men at Macy's Department Store Tuesday in Neshaminy Mall for carrying weapons without a license.
Just before 5 p.m. Tuesday Bensalem Township Police arrested a woman and two men at Macy's Department Store in Neshaminy Mall for weapons offenses. Charges include carrying a weapon without a license, retail theft, criminal conspiracy with multiple criminal objectives and receiving stolen property, according to information on Bucks County's inmate database. Sherena Cooper, 28, of Wilmington, Del.; Lavon Tyron Turner, 23, of the 4400 block of N. 18th Street in Philadelphia and Deontay Willingham, 23, were all sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of bail. Cooper and Turner are being held in lieu of $100,000 bail, while Willingham, who also had an outstanding Fugitive from Justice Warrant out of Wilmington, is being held in lieu of $150,000 …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Bensalem Township will hold an anonymous gun buyback event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Bensalem Township will hold an anonymous gun buyback event on Wednesday and Saturday.
Bensalem Township will buy back unwanted and unused guns at the Municipal Building two days this week. The township's anonymous gun buyback program will take place on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "Now we're trying to encourage people to turn in their weapons they might not want and we're gonna give them money for them," Director of Public Safety Fred Harran said during an interview with the Mayor. The gun buyback event is a voluntary way for people to surrender their firearms with no questions asked, with the goal of reducing gun violence. Sgt. Andrew Aninsman of Bensalem's Special Victims Unit said that the program is anonymous, in hopes that more people will come forth with unwanted guns. "We just want …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Bensalem Township Police Department is looking for a missing man who suffers from schizophrenia.
Police are still looking for a schizophrenic Bensalem man who was last seen more than a week ago, police said. Marcian Newman, 35, was last seen on Jan. 27 at his residence at 1928 Arrowood Dr. in Bensalem, according to township police. "We're still looking for him," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman of the Special Victims Unit told Patch. Newman is a 6-foot-tall black man with brown hair and brown eyes. He weighs 165 pounds and has a goatee. Aninsman said that Newman's family reported him missing. If you have any information as to the man's whereabouts, contact the Bensalem Township Police Special Victims Unit at 215-633-3713 or call 911.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Cecilia Sarachilli of Bristol was arrested and charged with forgery, theft and related charges.
Bensalem Police arrested a Bristol lady for stealing more than $280,000 from a friend's estate, according to police. On Friday, Jan. 11, 52-year-old Cecilia Sarachilli of the 600 block of Spring Street in Bristol was arrested by Bensalem Police and charged with forgery, theft and related charges after she allegedly stealing more than $280,000 from an estate of a long time friend, according to police reports. Sarachilli was Power of Attorney and Executrix of the trust when her friend was placed into an assisted living home back in December 2008. The friend passed away in July 2011. When the friend went into the home, Sarachilli started stealing more than $180,000 in cash and took out a $100,000 line of credit from a home the friend owned, …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Bensalem Township Police Department located the 82-year-old man who went missing on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Police located the 82-year-old man who was reported missing from Parx Casino on Saturday, Jan. 5. "Mr. Paparella was located and is in good health," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said in a press release from the Bensalem Police Department. Earlier reports explained that Dominick Paparella who has dementia and hadn't driven a vehicle in more than a year, was last seen Saturday morning operating a 2001 silver Infiniti I30. Paparella returned to the Casino on Saturday evening—after having been last seen at 5 a.m.—exited his vehicle and walked around, but couldn't find his vehicle again, police said. He asked for help locating his vehicle, but when it was realized that he was the missing male, Paparella had already driven away. A police alert was put …