Cops, Courts and Fire

Wrightstown Man Charged In Gas Station Burglary


Ian Warren Spahn
Credit: Newtown Township police

A Wrightstown man has been charged with burglarizing a gas station in his hometown.

Ian Warren Spahn, 21, was arrested Monday after Newtown Township police, who patrol Wrightstown, allege he burglarized the BP Gas Station at 810 Durham Road on Saturday, July 15. He made off with about $1,800 in cash receipts, according to investigators.

The probe by police zeroed in on Spahn and an arrest warrant was issued Monday.

He was arraigned on charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary, criminal trespass, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief Monday afternoon before District Judge Mick Petrucci. Bail was set at 10 percent of $40,000 and Spahn was sent to county lockup.

Editor’s Note: All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The story was compiled using information from police and public court documents.


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