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.
The suspects are identified as 27-year-old Mark Donato and 40-year-old James McGrath, both of Philadelphia.
Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says the BodeHITS Rapid DNA Initiative will take DNA testing to the next level.
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.
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.
There’s now a new, digital way of reporting crime in Bensalem, Bucks County.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police have arrested 28-year-old Peter Romagano of Stanwood Lane in connection with the robberies along the Street Road corridor.
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.
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.