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(Andrew Townsend and Danielle Holmberg.  Photos provided by Bensalem PD)

Grandson of Bucks Cemetery Operator Accused of Stealing Grave Markers

Two Bucks County residents are facing theft and related charges, accused of stealing 17 bronze markers from gravesites in a Bensalem cemetery and then selling those markers for scrap.

03/18/2014

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Suspects in Bucks Jewelry Thefts Eyed in Similar, Related Heists

The suspects are identified as 27-year-old Mark Donato and 40-year-old James McGrath, both of Philadelphia.

03/05/2014

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Bensalem Police Dept. Expanding Its DNA Testing, Cataloguing Facility

Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says the BodeHITS Rapid DNA Initiative will take DNA testing to the next level.

11/19/2013

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More Arrests In Bensalem School District Insider Swindles

The most recent arrests bring to 27 the number of people taken into custody in connection with the thefts that authorities say date back more than a decade.

08/28/2013

Danny Ngo. (credit: Bensalem Township Police Department)

Another Parent Charged With Leaving Child In Car While Gambling at Parx Casino

Bensalem (Bucks County), Pa. police were called to the parking lot at Parx casino on Saturday night, where they found an 18-month-old boy screaming inside a Lexus.

07/09/2013

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Bensalem Residents Have New Way Of Reporting Crime

There’s now a new, digital way of reporting crime in Bensalem, Bucks County.

06/23/2013

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18 More Arrests In Bensalem School District Fraud Probe

Eighteen more people were arrested in what law enforcement authorities say was an elaborate scheme to bilk the taxpayers out of more than a million and a half dollars.

02/13/2013

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Cops in Bucks County Say Heroin Addicts Ripped Off Dozens of Homes

“They weren’t walking out of the house with a 50-inch, flat-screen TV,” says Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran. “They’re looking for jewelry, things that they can go right to these cash-for-gold places and cash this stuff in and then buy their heroin.”

01/17/2013

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Bensalem Fire Company Back In Business

The Union Fire Company on State Road has been reinstated with a new fire chief, new president and a new slate of administrative and operational officers.

09/08/2012

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Pair Nabbed in Bucks County, Charged With Trafficking Huge Drug Cache

Inside the men’s truck was 15 kilos of heroin and 20 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $10 million, according to police.

07/16/2012

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Bensalem Puts A Volunteer Fire Company On Suspension Again

Bensalem officials say the suspension of the Union Fire Company will not affect public safety, adding that other authorized fire companies have already been reassigned to provide coverage.

07/10/2012

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13 High School Students Arrested In Bucks County Cell Phone Thefts

Police in Bensalem, Bucks County, say they’ve broken up a stolen cell phone ring that was operating inside the halls of Bensalem High School.

01/11/2012

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Bensalem Man Held In String Of Bucks County Pharmacy Robberies

Police have arrested 28-year-old Peter Romagano of Stanwood Lane in connection with the robberies along the Street Road corridor.

01/10/2012

(Inset photo from Bensalem PD.  Background file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Suspect in Weekend Bucks County Robbery Nabbed at Parx Casino

Police in Bucks County are crediting an alert dealer at the Parx casino with helping them to capture a man wanted in connection with a weekend home invasion-robbery that targeted an elderly victim.

11/01/2011

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Bensalem Travel Agency Fraud Probe is ‘Case Closed’

After speaking to the owner of Aloha Travel on Bristol Pike, Bensalem police say they are ending their investigation into the agency and a series of complaints against it that were posted online.

07/28/2011

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