Thursday, April 25, 2013
Two teenagers were caught with tobacco in school, police say.
Two teens were charged with having tobacco on Bensalem High School property, police said in a recent blotter. On Tuesday, April 23 at 12 p.m. a 16-year-old girl was charged and issued a citation for having tobacco in school, police said. Then at 1 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was charged and issued a citation for the same offense. Having tobacco on Bensalem Township High School property is a violation of school rules. Click here to read more about the school's policy on tobacco.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Police cited three people with retail theft at Neshaminy Mall on Friday, March 22.
Police made three arrests for retail theft at Neshaminy Mall on Friday, March 22, according to a recent Bensalem Township Police blotter. Just after 12:30 p.m., a 34-year-old woman was arrested and charged with retail theft from Macy's Department store at Neshaminy Mall. The woman, who is from the 1200 block of Fairmont Avenue in Philadelphia will receive a summons. At 7:12 p.m. two people were arrested and charged with retail theft from Hollister store at the mall. A 20-year-old man from Hope Avenue in Southampton was issued a citation. A 17-year-old girl from Philadelphia will be referred to the Youth Aid Panel. Other items on the blotter included arrests for DUI, underage drinking and warrants.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Bensalem Township police are looking for a man responsible for a robbery at Island Sun Tanning Salon.
Bensalem Police need the public's help identifying a man who allegedly robbed the Island Sun Tanning Salon a week ago. On Friday, Feb. 19 at 10 p.m., a man who was caught on a surveillance video, entered Island Sun Tanning Salon at 5633 Bensalem Blvd. and demanded money from the cash register, according to police. "The suspect implied that he had a handgun but never displayed it," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said. The man is described as a white male, approximately 5-feet 8-inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and has facial hair. Police said he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with an emblem on the left chest, blue jeans, black shoes and black gloves. "The suspect ran out of the business and left on foot towards the intersection of Bensalem …
Friday, February 8, 2013
The second gun buyback event that was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, has been rescheduled for the following week.
With 10 inches of snow possible, the township and police department have decided to postpone the anonymous gun buyback event that was planned for Saturday. The gun buyback program has been "canceled due to the inclement weather and rescheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2013," said Sgt. Andrew Aninsman of Bensalem's Special Victims Unit. Though the date has changed, the time remains the same. Anyone interested in turning in guns for cash can do so from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 16. Handguns, rifles and shotguns will be bought for $50, while semi-automatic handgun's will get $100, and $200 will be given for assault rifles. A person can turn in an unlimited amount of guns, but cash will be given for up to three weapons per person. The gun …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
A man was arrested and charged with possessing prohibited offensive weapons according to a recent Bensalem Police Department blotter.
A Yardley man was arrested in Bensalem for possessing prohibited offensive weapons, according to a recent police blotter. Just before 10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, Charles Fisher, 42, of the 2300 block of Sterling Road was arrested on the 3400 block of Horizon Boulevard. He was charged with possessing prohibited offensive weapons. Police told Patch that the arrest was linked to a retail theft. "He had brass knuckles and a spring loaded knife," Sgt. Andrew Aninsman said. Fisher was arraigned before District Judge Robert Wagner on Saturday, Jan. 19. and sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail, according to the Bucks County's Inmate Database. The Inmate Database also shows that Fisher was charged with possession of a controlled …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Bensalem Township Police Department released a recent blotter that included seven incidents of retail theft, which resulted in 11 arrests.
Police responded to seven incidents of retail theft between Friday, Jan. 4 and Sunday, Jan. 6, according to a recent Bensalem Township Police blotter. 11 people were arrested and charged. On Friday, Jan. 4 just before 1:30 p.m., a 51-year-old woman from the 3200 block of Fairhill Road was arrested and charged with retail theft. She was issued a citation at the 2300 block of Street Rd. Later, Bensalem police arrested two people with retail theft from Macy's Department Store at Neshaminy Mall. Just before 7 p.m., a 25-year-old and a 34-year-old, both who had no fixed address, were arrested and charged with retail theft and sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail each. On Saturday, Jan. 5 at 1 p.m., police arrested and charged …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Bensalem Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing New Jersey man with dementia; he was last seen at Parx Casino.
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Saturday, January 5
Police are asking for help finding a missing 82-year-old man who suffers from dementia, accorind to a news release from Bensalem PD. Dominick Paparella, of West Windsor N.J., was last seen at the Parx Casino at about 5 a.m. Saturday morning, Jan. 5. He was last seen operating 2001 silver Infiniti I30 New Jersey plate # KUK66X, but he has not driven a vehicle for over 1 year. Sometime Friday, he was driven to the casino by his wife. His wife was in the Casino when Paparella took the vehicle. A silver alert has been activated in New Jersey. Paparella may have travelled back to New Jersey, but his whereabouts now is unknown. He is unaware of locations and may have travelled outside the tri-state area. Anyone with information is asked to call…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Bensalem Police report three retail thefts on Dec. 27.
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Monday, December 31, 2012
The above information was supplied by the Bensalem police department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Bensalem police reported several arrests.
The following arrest information was provided by the Bensalem Township Police Department. It does not imply conviction. On Monday, June 12, Bensalem police made the following arrests: At 12:33 a.m., Michael R. Wierzbowski, age 44, of the 300 block of Dogwood Dr., Levittown was arrested in the 3600 block of Street Road and charged with theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal trespass. He was sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $20,000 bail. At the same time, Michelle Elizabeth Frye, 23, of the 6700 block of Mill Creek Rd., Levittown was arrested in the 3600 block of Street Road and charged with receiving stolen property and defiant trespass. She was sent to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $40,000 bail. At 12:44 p.…