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Police briefs: Oct. 7, 2021



Phone and email scams: during September in Bedminster Township resulted in the theft of a total of $2,792 from three residents. On Sept. 1, a resident fell victim to a phone scammer who convinced him to go to CVS and then provide payment of $492 for a “late utility bill.” On Sept. 11, a resident fell victim to an email scam and provided $300 in payment to a scammer. On Sept. 30, a resident fell victim to phone scam about his Amazon account and provided the scammer with $2,000 worth of gift cards.
Additionally, a resident reported Sept. 26, that her WalMart account was hacked and used to make unauthorized purchases, a woman reported being approached Sept. 20, by a woman claiming to be from FEMA, who left when asked for ID, and two residents filed Unemployment Claim Fraud complaints, but no financial losses were reported.
Arrested: a non-resident Sept. 3, following a traffic stop on Log Cabin Road when she was found to have an outstanding warrant and was in possession of a controlled substance.
Charged: a non-resident who was taken into custody for having a drug trafficking warrant out of Oklahoma following a traffic stop on Route 611 Sept. 27. Additional drug charges were also filed for possession of a controlled substance.


Charged: Han Deboer, 44, with criminal trespass entering a structure, defiant trespass actual communication, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia, after he entered a house after being told he was not welcome, using the bathroom, sitting in the back yard and then trying to enter a second time. He was arraigned by District Judge Kevin Wagner Sept. 29, and transported to Bucks County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.
Multiple thefts: from unlocked vehicles, reported Sept. 29, in the area of Sputh Main Street, Essex Court, Spring Lane, Clover Lane, and Fern Drive. The thefts occurred between 4 and 5:30 a.m.


Charged: Joshua Moyer, 23, of Hamilton Road, East Greenville, with simple assault and harassment, after police responded to the 600 block of West Broad Street for the report of a domestic in progress. At 8:04 a.m. Sept. 27 An arrest warrant has been issued for Moyer. If anyone has any information regarding his whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Quakertown Police Department at 215-536-5002.
Charged: Santos Hernandez, 53, of Braithwaite Lane, Quakertown, with simple assault, resisting arrest and public drunkenness. Police responded to the Quakertown Auto Wash, 71 S. West End Blvd. Sept. 28, for the report of a disorderly person harassing employees. Police took Hernandez into custody while he was resisting arrest and kicking an officer.
Charged: Nicholas Disabella, 40, of South 9th Street, Quakertown, Oct. 3, after police arrested him in the 400 block of South 9th Street for assaulting and harassing a 15-year-old girl. He was arraigned by District Judge Maggie Snow and bail was set at $25,000 unsecured.
Cited: three female juveniles with disorderly conduct, for their involvement in a physical altercation that occurred at Quakertown Community High School, 600 Park Ave., Sept. 29.

Richland Township

Theft: of the seat of a SeaDoo personal watercraft on West Thatcher Road Sept. 21. The seat is purple and black, valued at $1,370.
Charged: Rick Marks 47, of North West End Boulevard, with giving false identification to law enforcement Sept. 3, after police were called for a report of a man asking people for money at a Wawa in the 600 block of North West End Boulevard. He also was arrested on a warrant out of Allentown.
Charged: Larry Richard King, Jr. 55, of Allentown, Sept. 4, with driving under the influence, careless driving and speeding, following a traffic stop.
Charged: Mark James Abertelli 39, of Hopewell, N.J., with driving under the influence, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, restrictions on alcohol beverages, careless driving, reckless driving, driving a vehicle with a suspended registration and no insurance, Sept. 11, after police responded to Target, 610 N. West End Blvd., for a truck doing donuts in the parking lot and swerving in and out of vehicles at Richland Marketplace.
Charged: Weslie Pagan Santiago, 26, of Allentown, with resisting arrest, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct, Sept. 15, after police responded to Wawa, 600 N. West End Blvd., for an unwanted person complaint.
Charged: Joseph Patrick Driscoll, 57, of Hickon Road, Sept. 21, with possession of marijuana following the seizure of six marijuana plants on Sept. 10.