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Levittown Area Police Swarm Two Locations Saturday Night, One Man Reportedly in Custody



Police from Bristol, Falls and Middletown Townships swarmed two locations late Saturdrray night for an apparent assault.

Tipsters sent pictures and videos of police first responding to Falls Manor Catering Levittown , 4010 New Falls Road for a reported aggravated assault.

Credit: Jeremy Malenfant

A concerned citizen said a fight broke out after at the catering hall and moved to the Sunoco Station on New Falls and Durham Roads.

Unconfirmed eyewitness accounts said the one man was taken into custody and a woman, part of a bridal party, was taken to the hospital for medical treatment of an undisclosed injury.

Overheard at the gas station was one man screaming repeatedly “Yo, backup! I am OK! I am OK!! apparently at the police.

That same man, location witnesses said, was the person police “arrested” on scene.

Witnesses also reported fire companies were dispatched to the Sunoco station.

Witnesses commented on the intense multi-department police response with one person counting out loud 12 marked police vehicles in one video sent to this publication.

An arrest warrant was filed by Bristol Township authorities Saturday for aggravated assault and related offenses, however as of publication time there has been no confirmation its related to last nights incident.

Police as of Sunday morning did not immediately respond to requests for comment .

This story will be updated as new information is made available.


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  1. Chris

    December 31, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Lol awesome article. Nobody armed. Couple drunk idiots fighting and 20000 police show up. My heros….

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State Grant Presented to Bristol Area Fire Companies by Santarsiero, Davis




State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) and state Representative Tina Davis (D-141) visited four Bristol fire companies Thursday to announce state grant awards to support public safety and the work of the fire companies.

The four awards are as follows:

“Our local volunteer fire companies, the firefighters, administrators, and support personnel, sacrifice so much to protect us all,” said Rep. Davis. “This state funding will help them obtain the equipment that they need to do their job a little more safely and effectively. Thank you to these amazing individuals for their selfless dedication to keeping our community safe.”

“Our volunteer firefighters do tremendous work, putting the community first to keep us safe,” said Sen. Santarsiero.  “I was happy to support these funds for equipment upgrades at four companies that serve Bristol Borough and Bristol Township, ensuring these brave men and women have the necessary resources to continue to serve the community.  It is critical we continue to support our fire companies and volunteer firefighters who work tirelessly on the front line to protect us.”

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Street Sweeper Operations Suspended for Sections of Bristol Borough



Bristol Borough officials announced late Wednesday that due to paving operations in the west ward, street sweeping would cease for one week and restart operations the week of July 24 on those streets.

“Due to paving, the street sweeper will not be sweeping these streets on Thursday and Friday, July 18th and 19th of this week:  Mifflin St., Linden St., Locust St., Maple St. and Green St.  The regular schedule will resume next week,” said a press release from the Bristol Borough Police Department.


Paving work being performed in Bristol Borough Wednesday
Credit: Jeff Bohen, Lower Bucks Source

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Fishing with a Cop Reels in September Date



The Bristol Borough Police Benevolent Association (BBPBA) announced details for this years “Fishing with a Cop” scheduled for next month at the Delaware Canal Lagoon on Jefferson Avenue.

PBA President, and “acting’ Sergeant Chuck Palmer went before Council last week to receive their support for the event, which he received enthusiastically.

September 7  from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Palmer said, is the date of the event and a rain date (Sept 8) has been added this year because of rain at last year’s event.

“We’ve gotten a lot of donations this year from locals, out of towners and businesses this year,” Palmer said.

Applications are available now at the Bristol Borough Police Department, 250 Pond Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with a deadline of August 24 to apply. 

Face painting, a D.J., and the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office Dept with its K-9 unit will be on hand.

Fishing gear for children is free and this is a 12 and under event for kids living in Bristol Borough.

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