Burglary, Vandalism and Other Incidents Make Police Blotter

Police recently responded to reports of vandalism, burglary, theft and more.

In addition to the pending DUI charges for a man who fled a car crash, Northampton Township police also reported to incidents of criminal mischief, burglary, vandalism and more.

Criminal Mischief
500 block of Hollyknoll Drive

A resident on the 500 block of Hollyknoll Drive reported that sometime after 5 p.m. on Nov. 19 his vehicle was vandalized. A headlight was broken along with a plastic piece around a passenger side window. The manufacturer’s symbol was also ripped off of the vehicle. Damage was estimated at $1,000. 

Burglary – Residential – No Force
Unit block of Plumly Way

On Tuesday Nov. 20, a resident of the unit block of Plumly Way stated that sometime between 3 and 6:20 p.m., someone entered his home and removed a small safe containing a Rolex watch, jewelry and other miscellaneous items. No value was given for the stolen property. 

100 block of Orthodox Drive

At 11:46 p.m., the resident of a home on the 100 block of Orthodox Drive reported hearing something hit her front door four to five times. On inspection she found her home had been egged.

Theft from Vehicle
Unit block of Bluebird Road

On Wednesday, Nov. 21 around 9:30 a.m., a person reported having parked her car in a family member’s driveway on the unit block of Bluebird Road, and leaving it unlocked. When she returned to the vehicle around 10:30 a.m., she found her GPS navigation device had been taken along with a tablet computer. No value was given for the stolen items.

Almshouse Road by 2nd Street Pike

On Monday, Nov. 26 at 1:09 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle traveling north on 2nd Street Pike run a steady red traffic signal at its intersection with Almshouse Road. The vehicle was stopped and the operator was identified as a 25-year-old from Morrisville. Observations of the man, along with his inability to successfully complete a series of field dexterity tests, led to the officer taking him into custody on suspicion of having been driving while under the influence.  He was transported to the Saint Mary Medical Center where samples of his blood were obtained for analysis. After processing at Northampton Township Police Department headquarters, he was released into the care of a family member.  Charges relating to DUI are pending the lab report.


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