Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Northampton Township Police made DUI arrests Thursday and Friday.
Northampton Township Police reported two DUI arrests last week. According to police, officers received a report of a vehicle being driven erratically traveling east on Almshouse Road at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Officers located the vehicle and stopped it on Newtown-Richboro Road by Chestnut Drive. The driver, a 48-year-old Langhorne resident, failed a series of field dexterity tests, police said. Based on this and the officer’s observations of his physical condition, he was taken into custody on suspicion of having been driving under the influence. He was transported to the Saint Mary Medical Center where samples of his blood were obtained for analysis. He was then brought to police headquarters and processed before being released. …
Friday, March 22, 2013
According to police, officers responded to a house on Bellwood Drive shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday after the owner said a door was open when they returned home.
An alleged buglary occurred Wednesday on Bellwood Drive but all that was reported missing was a single pillowcase, Northampton Township police said. According to police, officers responded to a house on Bellwood Drive shortly before 5 p.m. after the owner said a rear door was open when they returned home. Furniture in one bedroom was damanged and a pillowcase was reported missing. Nothing else was found missing at the time of the report, police said.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Police have not yet made a final determination on whether additional charges will be filed in the case involving threats of violence by a 14-year-old Council Rock South student.
Police continue to investigate a threat of violence that closed Council Rock High School South for a day in December. A 14-year-old who threatened to bring guns to school and hurt students and staff has been charged with terroristic threats and possession of a firearm by a minor. But according to Police Chief Barry Pilla, the case remains an active investigation. “We have not yet made the final determination on whether or not we will be filing additional charges in this case,” Pilla said. The threats caused Council Rock School District officials to close the high school on Dec. 21. The investigation began Dec. 20 when police said they received a report that a male student had threatened to bring a gun and knives to school and randomly kill…
Monday, December 10, 2012
One former Council Rock School District student was killed in a car accident Saturday, and four current students were injured.
A fatal car wreck in Northampton Saturday afternoon has left the Council Rock community mourning 19-year-old Cameron Smithwick, who died in the accident on Old Jacksonville Road. Smithwick attended Council Rock North before moving to Texas, NBC10 reported. The accident injured four other teens in the Council Rock School District, according to the Northampton Township Police Department. "Council Rock North and Council Rock South will have counselors available to work with our students in the aftermath of this horrible accident," Superintendent Mark Klein said in an email."Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of all the students involved in this tragedy." Counsellors saw a number of students this morning, Klein said. On Sunday, …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Northampton Police released recent blotter information on Thursday, June 14.
Northampton Township Police released a recent crime summary for Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13, which included an attempted commercial burglary. Traffic Crash – DUI Related Stoneyford Road by East Village Road Shortly before 9:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a two vehicle traffic crash on Stoneyford Road by East Village Road, where one of the vehicles reportedly fled the scene. The vehicle was described as a 1990s or early 2000s model, white Ford pick-up driven by a white male. The complainant reported the pick-up struck the front of his car as he was traveling east on Stoneyford Road. Impact stopped the complainant’s vehicle as the pick up drove onto the hood of the car. The pick up had reportedly backed off of the …