Monday, April 22, 2013
Pennsylvania State Police initiated a traffic stop where the driver was found with possible drugs and drug paraphernalia, police said.
Pennsylvania State Police initiated a traffic stop in Bensalem where the driver driver was found with possible drugs and paraphernalia, according to police reports. A 30-year-old Levittown woman was pulled over for a traffic violation on Monday at 10:38 a.m., a report from the state police said. The traffic stop took place on I-95 South just past mile marker 33 in Bensalem. After further investigation, Trooper Preston M. Gray found the driver of the vehicle to be "in possession of a green leafy substance, suspected to marijuana," the report said. Drug paraphernalia was also found. Charges are being filed in district court, according to the report.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
DUI charges are pending for a man who was observed urinating on the side of the road, according to state police reports.
DUI charges are pending for a man who was observed urinating in public, according to state police reports. On Saturday, April 6 at 2:46 a.m., Trooper Thomas Geerlof observed a 32-year-old man urinating on the side of the road on I-95 South near mile marker 33.8 in Bensalem, according to a police report. The man was arrested for being under the influence of alcohol and was taken to St. Mary Medical Center where a blood sample was taken. DUI charges are pending, police said.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Pennsylvania State Police attempted to initiate a traffic stop for a stolen vehicle before the driver fled and crashed into another vehicle.
A driver of a stolen car crashed into another vehicle after trying to elude a police officer on Monday afternoon, State Police said. Korrie Dayanar Santiago, 21, of Philadelphia was charged with theft, receiving stolen property, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, driving without a license and various traffic violations, after police said she failed to stop at a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle on Monday, April 8. State Trooper Bernie J. Mullen, Jr., attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle on Ford Road at Route 413 in Bristol Township at 1:40 p.m., when Santiago failed to stop, according to the police report. A pursuit ensued in Bristol and continued until the driver of the stolen vehicle struck another vehicle…
State Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that took place on Saturday.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that took place on I-95 North in Bensalem Township on Saturday. The accident happened at 10:12 p.m. near mile-marker 36.5 just north of exit 37, a police report said. At that time, a 24-year-old woman from Ewing, N.J., was traveling in the middle lane, when a driver who was traveling in the left lane swerved into her lane and struck the driver side front door of her Pontiac G6. After the impact, the striking vehicle fled the scene, according to police. The Pontiac sustained damage on the driver side door, driver side mirror and driver side fender, police said. The driver of the Pontiac was wearing her lap and shoulder belt, according to the report, and suffered no injury. The …
Friday, March 29, 2013
State police responded to a domestic assault in progress between a 70- and 71-year-old married couple, according to reports.
Trevose Troopers responded to a domestic assault in progress between a 70- and 71-year-old married couple, according to a state police report. On Wednesday, at 9:18 a.m., Cpl. Joseph Altieri responded to a home near Besnalem on the 300 block of Main Street in Hulmeville Borough for a report of a domestic dispute. George Unger, 70, and Roberta Unger, 71, had engaged in a physical altercation that began Tuesday evening and went into Wednesday morning, police said. The husband had visible injuries to his eye and forearms and the wife complained of pain to her shoulder and left arm from being thrown to the floor, police said. Roberta Unger said her husband had been allegedly beating her for months because of arguments over his use of alcohol …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
State police reported to a complaint of a suspicious person who turned out to have a stolen vehicle, police say.
Police reported to a complaint of a suspicious person who, after investigation, turned out to be in possession of a stolen vehicle, police said. On March 14 just after 10 a.m., state police reported to the rest area near mile post 49 on I-95 South after receiving a complaint of a suspicious person in the area, according to a police report. After initiating an investigation, Trooper Adam M. Jacobini found that a 28-year-old Philadelphia man had a vehicle that was reported stolen from a location in Bensalem Township the previous day. After further investigation, Jacobini also discovered that the man was in possession of a prohibited offensive weapon, the report said. The man was taken into custody for receiving stolen property and was …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
State Police released recent crime information, including charges for DUI.
A Bristol man was pulled over for having expired registration, then was arrested for driving under the influence, state police said. According to recent state police reports, Trooper Kevin Lee observed a Silver, Acura RSX with expired registration while on patrol on Jan. 29 at 1:35 a.m. The vehicle's operator was also seen swerving on 95 N at mile marker 37.9 in Bensalem, police said. Lee initiated a traffic stop and after further investigation, the operator of the Acura, a 26-year-old male from Bristol, was found to be intoxicated, the report said. The man failed field sobriety tests and was then arrested for driving under the influence. Charges are filed in relation to DUI at Magisterial District Court, police said.
Monday, January 28, 2013
State Police released recent crime information, including charges for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer.
Charges for fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer were filed after a man refused to pull over during a traffic stop, according to state police reports. In late December, Cpl. Andrew V. Hartnett ran a check of a registration plate displayed on a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 to find that the registration was suspended for insurance cancellation, a release from the Pennsylvania State Police said. Hartnett initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the Dodge Ram, a 48-year-old man from Newtown, was pulled over on Veterans Highway, just north of Bath Road in Bristol Township, police said. The man's registration plate was seized and returned to PennDOT. The man was to remain at the traffic stop and wait for a town company, but the man left and …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
State Police released recent crime information, including three DUI citations.
DUI charges are pending for three individuals after state police responded to three separate incidents, according to reports. On Jan. 19 just before midnight, Trooper Craig M. Acord observed a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner traveling north on 95 near mile marker 33 in Bensalem, a police release said. The operator of the vehicle, a 29-year-old male from Philadelphia, was found to be intoxicated. He was transported to the state police's Trevose Station where he was evaluated by Drug Recognition Expert Trooper Christopher Nacious and was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance. The man was taken to St. Mary's Hospital for chemical testing before being transported back to the station where he was processed and …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
State Police released recent crime information, including three DUI citations.
DUI charges are pending for three individuals after state police responded to three separate incidents, according to reports. Just after midnight on Sunday, Jan. 13 a state police officer on patrol observed a silver Mazda Tribute swerving and weaving on I-95 southbound at mile marker 37, reports said. Trooper Kevin Lee initiated a traffic stop and after further investigation, the operator of the vehicle—a 39-year-old male from Bensalem—was found to be intoxicated, the police report said. Lee conducted field sobriety tests, and the driver was arrested for driving under the influence. Then at 2:52 a.m., Trooper Geerlof pulled over a 30-year-old male from Philadelphia at I-95 south at exit 35 for several traffic violations, a police report …