NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT
The following information is provided by the Newtown Township Police Department:
Tuesday, July 2
THEFT - Police were dispatched to a home in Wrightstown around 3W30 p.m. after a resident called to report a theft RI MHWHOUY. 7KH VLFWLP WROG WKH RIfiFHU that a contractor had been working in her home for approximately three hours earlier in the day. After the worker left, the woman discovered a pair of diamond earrings were missing. The victim called the owner of the contracting company and reported the theft. Police said the worker admitted the theft and the earrings were returned. The victim was content with the outcome and declined prosecution of the man involved.
HIT AND RUN - Just after 11 p.m. police were dispatched to Quince Circle for a hit and run of an unattended veKLFOH. 7KH RIfiFHU VSRNH WLWK WKH FDOOHU who related that while inside his residence he heard a loud noise that sounded like a vehicle crash. As he left his residence and walked towards his truck he noticed that his vehicle had been struck by an unknown vehicle. The vehicle was properly parked on the right side of Honey Locust Lane and sustained minor damages to the front left fender areas. The area was checked with no IUUWKHU fiQGLQJV. 7KH VHKLFOH RWQHU WDV advised to contact his insurance company in regards to this incident.
Wednesday, July 3
DUI CHARGES PENDING - At approximately 12W25 a.m. police observed a motorist on the Newtown Bypass who DSSHDUHG WR EH KDVLQJ GLIfiFUOWY VWDYing in the travel lane and was exceeding WKH VSHHG OLPLW. 7KH RIfiFHU VWRSSHG WKH motorist and after a brief investigation the driver, Alexander Goldberg, 22, of Strawberry Lane in Northampton Township was arrested and taken to St. Mary Medical Center to have blood drawn for testing. Charges of DUI are pending the results of the lab work.
Thursday, July 4
FRAUD - At approximately 9W50 am police were dispatched to a residence on Millford Court for a fraud complaint. The residents explained that their debit card was used to make a fraudulent purchase recently for pool supplies valued at more than $500 to be sent someone LQ )ORULGD. 7KH EDQN WDV QRWLfiHG DQG the card was canceled. The resident also contacted the pool supply company in an effort to stop the shipment.
SOLICITATION COMPLAINT - Police responded to the parking lot of sillage at Newtown South shortly before 11W30 a.m. for a complaint of a man who was approaching people trying to VHOO VSHDNHUV IURP KLV VDQ. 2IfiFHUV checked the area with negative contact.
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Friday, July 5
DUI CHARGE - At approximately 1W35 a.m. police stopped a motorist on the Newtown Bypass near Lower Silver Lake Road due to multiple vehicle code violations. At the stop the driver, Anton Lapshynou, 24, of Ewingville Road in Ewing, N.J., was arrested and transported to St. Mary Medical Center to have blood draw for testing. Lapshynou refused to allow the blood draw. Charges RI D8, WLOO EH fiOHG DQG D VUPPRQV LVsued by mail to Lapshynou.
SOLICTING WITHOUT A PERMIT - A resident of Sparrow Walk called police around 4W40 p.m. to report a man going door-to-door soliciting for an electric company. The responding offiFHU ORFDWHG WKH PDQ WKR GLG QRW KDVH a proper soliciting report issued by the police department. The man was advised as to the process of getting a permit and told to leave the area until he gets the authorized permit.
Sunday, July 7
CITATIONS ISSUED - Shortly after 12 D.P. DQ RIfiFHU VWRSSHG D PRWRULVW on South Sycamore Street for a vehicle code violation. At the stop it was determined that the three male occupants in the vehicle had consumed alcohol. The two passengers, a 19 year old from Newtown and a 20 year old from Wright- VWRWQ WLOO UHFHLVH QRQ-WUDIfiF FLWDWLRQV charging them with underage drinking. The driver, a 21-year-old from Society Place in Newtown Township, had consumed alcohol as well, but was within the legal limit to drive. He will receive D WUDIfiF FLWDWLRQ FKDUJLQJ KLP WLWK WKH vehicle code violation.
DUI CHARGES PENDING - Just before 3 a.m. police observed a motorist on the Newtown Bypass commit variRUV WUDIfiF VLRODWLRQV DQG SHUIRUPHG D WUDIfiF VWRS. $W WKH VWRS, WKH GULVHU, 23-year-old Leanne McMacken of Atkinison Place in Northampton Township was taken into custody for DUI. She was transported to St. Mary Medical Center where she was read the PA Implied Consent and blood was drawn. Charges of DUI are pending the results of the blood work.
SHATTERED GLASS - Police responded to a residence on Harmony Way around 11 a.m. for a report of a VKDWWHUHG IURQW VWRUP GRRU. 7KH RIfiFHU observed the damage and the damage appeared to have been caused by a stone thrown from a lawn mower or a weather-related incident. A complete investigation of the exterior of the property showed no signs of foul play.
THEFTS FROM sEHICLES - At approximately 5W30 p.m. police responded to the parking lot of the swimming pool at the Newtown Grant Recreation Center for a report of theft from two vehicles. The owners of the cars reported that they parked their cars around 4W30 to go swimming, and when they returned they found that several items had been taken from of each of the cars. Both vehicles were unlocked and had the windows down.
Monday, July 8
SCAM - Police received two separate complaints of suspicious phone calls received by residents. Each of the residents reported receiving phone calls from a man stating that he was with the FBI and there were arrests warrants for each of the individuals. One of the residents told the caller he would check with his local police about the situation and the call was terminated by the caller. Police are aware of this sort of scam where the caller eventually asks for money in order to void the alleged warrant.