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Lower Makefield man sentenced to county jail for sexual assault of teenage girl

A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of a teenage girl from 2015 to 2016 and was sent to Bucks County Correctional Facility for the next 10 months to 23 ½ months, the Bucks …

Woman pleads guilty to causing baby’s death at an illegal daycare facility

An Upper Southampton Township woman admitted Tuesday, June 21, to causing the asphyxiation death of an 11-month-old girl at an illegal daycare facility the woman ran out of her home, the Bucks County …

Francis Templin, 67, of Berks County, charged in Peddler’s Village thefts

A senior citizen has been charged with several retail thefts at Peddler’s Village shopping complex in Lahaska, according to police.

Ring that sold ghost guns taken down

The Bucks County Detectives Drug Strike Force and Bristol Township Police Department took down a gun and drug ring they say supplied methamphetamine and firearms, including untraceable “ghost …

Three charged in Doylestown, Warrington carjacking, attempts

Zahir Johnson, 21, of Philadelphia, and two juveniles were arrested and charged in connection with carjacking attempts in Doylestown and Warrington townships June 13.

Man sentenced to 37 to 74 years in prison for killing of Bensalem chiropractor

The man who admitted to killing Dr. James Sowa inside the chiropractor’s home office in Bensalem in November 2020 was sentenced to 37 to 74 years in state prison Friday, June 10, after being …

23 arrested, nearly 90K doses of heroin/fentanyl seized in Kensington Initiative Operation

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General has shut down a massive operation in Kensington. The ringleaders of this organization stole city block corners from …

Training in progress: Police activity in Warrington is for training exercises

There will be police activity in the area of The Village development in Warrington due to training exercises being conducted by the motor unit with neighboring jurisdicitions. Sourced via …

Plumstead Township man facing gun charges following search of his home; 'ghost gun' found

A 64-year-old man is facing a number of weapons charges after a search of his Plumstead Township home turned up a fully automatic “ghost gun” and a rifle with an obliterated serial …

Man sent to state prison for beating ex-girlfriend with baseball bat

A 51-year-old man was sentenced to five to 15 years in state prison for a domestic assault against his ex-girlfriend where he twice struck her in the head with an aluminum baseball bat.

Warrington man sentenced for repeated rapes of young boys

A 28-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday, April 6, to 19 to 40 years in a state prison for the repeated rapes of two boys in Warrington Township, the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office …

Area State Police taking part in “6 State Trooper Project”

Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police Troop M, which includes Bucks County, will participate in the “6 State Trooper Project” that commences at 12:01 a.m. Monday, April 4, and …

Police briefs: Mar. 31, 2022

Quakertown Charged: Jovelyn Baez, 36, of Juniper Street, Quakertown, March 18, with simple assault and harassment, stemming from an incident that occurred in the 200 Block of Juniper Street on …

Springfield Township Police Department attempt to identify operator of vehicle

The Springfield Township Police Department is investigating a theft of multiple items from a property on Richlandtown Pike. The department is attempting to identify the owner/operator of the vehicle …

Philadelphia man charged in straw purchases of 16 firearms

In a joint operation by Detectives with the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office, the Office of Attorney General’s Gun Violence Task Force and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms …

Police briefs: Mar. 24, 2022

Doylestown Township Road closed: for several hours due an investigation into a serious traffic accident in which a vehicle crashed into a utility pole on Ferry Road at approximately 3:20 p.m. …

Thirteen-year-old charged in connection with stolen car in Plumstead Township

On March 12, 2022, Plumstead Township Police took a stolen vehicle report from the 5000 block of Winterberry Drive in from the Arbor Estates mobile home park.

Man sentenced to state prison for rape of girl in Falls

A 38-year-old man will spend the next seven to 15 years in state prison for the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Falls Township last year. Shane Ferguson, of Morrisville, pleaded guilty in September to …

Police briefs: Mar. 17, 2022

Quakertown Charged: Gerald Ruffin, 20, of East Burnside Road, Hyattsville, Md., March 4, with theft by deception, receiving stolen property, and access device fraud, stemming from an incident …

Man convicted of selling drugs leading to fatal Milford overdose

A Bucks County jury on Thursday, March 3, convicted a 46-year-old man of selling the heroin/fentanyl that killed a man at a Milford Township cemetery in November 2019.

Police briefs: Mar. 10, 2022

Bucks County Coroner The Bucks County Coroner Monday identified the inmate who died at the Bucks County Correctional Facility on March 1, as Edwin Dunfee, a 46-year-old white male from …

Solebury Township Police seeking man and woman in connection with a retail theft

Solebury Township Police are seeking this man and woman in connection with a retail theft, which occurred at the Giant Food Store off Route 202 in Solebury Township at approximately 8:10 p.m. Feb. …

Bensalem man pleads guilty to sextortion of 15 victims

A 26-year-old man pleaded guilty in Bucks County Tuesday, March 1, to sexually extorting and harassing 15 victims, including one young woman who later killed herself. Ian Pisarchuk, of the 3600 block …

Police briefs: Feb. 24, 2022

Central Bucks Regional Charged: Edward A. Wharton, 44, of Langhorne, with obscene contact or communication with minors, dissemination of explicit material to minors, corruption of minors, and …
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