Updated: Bucks Co Detectives Take Bristol Man into Custody, Remove Evidence from Levittown Home
Updated: 2 am Tuesday June 8
Levittown resident Nicholas Pentz was arraigned at midnight by on-call Judge Daniel Baranoski Wednesday. According to online court records, Bucks County Detectives are credited as the arresting agency.
Pentz is charged with one count felony possession of a fire arm and two counts of misdemeanor drug related offenses. Baranoski sent the Bristol Township man, who turned 29 just weeks ago, to Bucks County Prison in lieu of 10 percent of $75,000.00 bail.
Late Tuesday night on a tip from a local source who said detectives from the Bucks County District Attorney’s office was involved in the arrest. Spokesperson for the DA’s Office, Manuel Gamiz said he would respond Wednesday to our request for comment on the, at the time, police activity Macintosh Road home in the Levittown section of Bristol Township.
As first reported by Lower Bucks Source, public safety officers were seen carrying out bags of evidence from the home Pentz lives at with his family. He is currently scheduled to appear in front of Justice Terrence Hughes for a preliminary hearing on June 21.
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Pentz has been arrested a number of times in the past with law enforcement, most recently in 2017 when he was arrested by Bensalem Township Police on drug distribution charges which were subsequently combined with other arrests and was sentenced to serve three to six years in state prison beginning in April of 2018, according to online county court records.
Bristol Township Police and plainclothes detectives with the help of the K-9 unit were seen Tuesday night taking one man into custody and coming out of a Macintosh Road residence with bags of evidence.
Images captured by neighbors on the 50 block of Macintosh Rd show officers and a K-9 unit engaged in a search of the property.
Witnesses told this publication a man living at the address was placed into a police vehicle handcuffed. Those witnesses also said they saw police personnel carrying out a black duffel bag which appeared to be evidence in raid from the Levittown home.
Lower Bucks Source contacted Bristol Township Police officials for comment on the law enforcement activity at the home, but they did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
A long tine resident of the area said the man police took into custody is named “Nick” and they alleged he’s been involved in criminal activity related to theft and illicit substances.