Warminster is paying a $650,000 settlement to the family of an 89-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by its police department during a standoff with a drunken suspect.
Elmer Yanes, 31, of the 1200 block of Lisa Drive, was committed to the Bucks County Prison in lieu of $1 million bail after being arraigned on charges of rape, aggravated indecent assault, and related offenses.
Authorities say a 19-year-old Hatboro man was arrested Wednesday after police learned he allegedly sent an envelope laced with the poisonous substance ricin.
Bucks County authorities say an 89-year-old woman caught in the crossfire during a shootout in Warminster in February was killed by a police bullet, but the alleged gunman who fired on police is now facing homicide charges.
As police approached the apartment, Warminster Township police chief Michael Murphy says they came under heavy gunfire.
Police have arrested the former owner of a Warminster, Bucks County restaurant who they believe opened fire on its new owner.