The following was provided courtesy of the Newtown Township Police Department.
Newtown Township & Wrightstown Township
A Newtown Township resident contacted police around 5 p.m., to report a fraud involving a stolen credit card. The bank closed the account and resolved the incident.
At approximately 9:45 p.m., police conducted a traffic stop on a Honda Civic operator for committing a vehicle code violation in the area of the Newtown Bypass and Buck Road. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected the odor of burnt marijuana. As a result of the investigation, a small amount of suspected marijuana was discovered and seized as evidence. The operator was unable to perform field sobriety tests satisfactorily and was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence. Charges are pending blood evidence results.
A Newtown Township resident contacted police around 9:30 am to report a fraud involving several unauthorized purchases on their debit card. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
A Newtown Township resident contacted police at 4:15 p.m. to report a fraud. The resident explained that she went on her computer to apply for a passport and used a website named easyformsfiller.com. She provided all of her information and then became suspicious when the site charged her a different price. She then looked up reviews and saw that other people had been scammed through the site. She contacted the credit bureaus to freeze her accounts and did not suffer a monetary loss.
At approximately 5:45 p.m., police were dispatched to a business located on Terry Drive for the report of a theft from an employee. The investigation is ongoing at this time.