Cops, Courts and Fire

Police Log: DUI Stop, Assault On Sycamore Street & More

See the latest incidents in Newtown Township and Wrightstown Township.

The following was provided courtesy of the Newtown Township Police Department.

Newtown Township & Wrightstown Township

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November 17


A Wrightstown Township resident contacted police around 1:15 p.m. to report unemployment fraud. The Pennsylvania Office of Unemployment Services conducted the investigation and closed the fraudulent account. The resident was advised to monitor her accounts and contact the major credit bureaus. 

November 19


At approximately 2 a.m. police responded to the area of North Sycamore Street for the report of a disturbance. An assault investigation is ongoing at this time.

November 21


Shortly after 1 a.m., police conducted a traffic stop on a GMC SUV operator for committing a vehicle code violation in the area of Buck Road and Mill Pond Road. Upon contact with the operator, the officer detected the odor of alcohol. The operator was unable to perform field sobriety tests satisfactorily and was placed under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence. The operator refused to submit blood for chemical testing, and charges are pending.

Identity Theft

A Newtown Township resident contacted police around 3:15 p.m. to report identity theft and wire fraud. The investigation is ongoing at this time.


Around 3:30 p.m., police assisted Buckingham Township Police officers in serving an arrest warrant at a Newtown Township residence. The subject was wanted for fleeing and eluding officers in Buckingham Township and was taken into custody without incident.


Shortly before 8 p.m., police were dispatched to a Newtown Township residence for the report of a theft. The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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