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(Bar Louie, in Bensalem.  File photo. Credit: CBS3)

Two Arrested, More Being Sought in Bucks Restaurant Robbery

Police confirm the robbery of Bar Louie was an inside job. One of the men arrested was an employee there.

10/15/2014

(Assistant trainer Alan Sherman leads California Chrome to the barn at Parx racetrack in Bensalem, following his arrival on Tuesday, Sept. 16th.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Bucks County, Preparing For California Chrome’s Huge Fan Club

Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says he’s been in touch with Parx executives about how to deal with the 30,000 people expected here to watch the Kentucky Derby winner run on Saturday.

09/19/2014

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Bensalem Police Stumble On 2 Women Suffering Possible Heroin Overdoses

Police say they were looking for a man wanted on a contempt charge. In a motel room they found two women breathing but unresponsive.

07/24/2014

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Dragnet Out For Dozens of Fugitives in Bensalem Township

Fred Harran, the township’s director of public safety, says township police are working with Philadelphia police, Radnor Township police, and state constables in a multi-county roundup targeting 58 people.

05/08/2014

(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

(Surveillance image provided by Bensalem PD)

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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