Cops, Courts and Fire

Alarm May Have Stopped Burglary


Credit: Upper Makefield Police Department/Facebook

A burglary may have been thwarted by an alarm system Saturday evening.

Upper Makefield police said officers were called to a home in the unit block of Dispatch Drive in the Heritage Hills development around 7:30 p.m. for an alarm activation.

They arrived to find no one inside and signs of an attempted burglary. No items were removed from the home, police said.

Police said any tips from the public may aid their investigation. Callers with information can contact investigators at 215-968-3020.


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Tom Sofield

Tom Sofield

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