Bensalem Authorities: Violators will be Prosecuted to the Fullest Extent of the Law
Last weekend Bensalem Police responded to a number of 911 calls for a large unofficial gathering of vehicles at Neshaminy Mall, which they are committed to stopping from happening again.
Police said the incident occurred on Saturday, October 15th at 11:30 pm, when they were dispatched to the mall for the reported disturbance.
According to a press release police discovered 250-300 vehicles in the lot with hundreds of people watching as vehicles did burnouts and donuts in the middle of the crowd.
Police disbanded the large group of vehicles without incident, officials said.
It was discovered that the same group of vehicles was at the Oxford Valley Mall prior to Bensalem and continued on to the Willow Grove Mall after being removed by Bensalem Police, authorities said.
“This has been a growing problem for many communities in Southeastern Pennsylvania,” public safety officials said.
“The safety and quality of life of our residents is of the utmost importance and the Bensalem Township Police Department will not tolerate this type of illegal activity. The Bensalem Township Police Department has drafted an action plan if this type of incident should occur again in our township.” in the strongly worded press release.
Bensalem Public Safety officials said they have partnered with the Pennsylvania State Police and locals law enforcement entities and will utilize every technology at our disposal to identify and cite all vehicles and persons that choose to engage in this activity.
All violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law once they are identified, officials said.
If you have information about the identity of anyone involved in Saturday nights incident, please contact Bensalem Police. More importantly, if you see any social media posts or hear that there will be another gathering like this one, we would like to know about it right away. Contact Bensalem Police at: (215) 633-3719 or submit an anonymous tip here.