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Police Seek Information In ID Theft Case


Credit: Newtown police

Credit: Newtown police

Newtown Township police are looking for information as part of an identity investigation.

According to a patrol alert, a Newtown Township resident recently reported credit cards in their name were opened at Best Buy, Gap, Macy’s and Lowe’s.

The credit cards were used to purchase items like expensive saws and laptops at stores in Maryland and Washington D.C. between February 19 and February 21, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Charles Palko Jr. at 215-579-1000 ext. 277 or cpalko@twp.newtown.pa.us.


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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: tom@newtownpanow.com Phone: 215-431-1001