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LMPD Police Reports: Anti-Police Graffiti, Vehicle Keyed and Frauds

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LOWER MAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT CRIME AND POLICE REPORT

6/4/2020

FRAUD: 

1600 block of Quarry Rd. reported at 1:30 p.m. Complainant reported unknown person applied for unemployment benefits in their name.

200 block of Clover Hill Ct. reported at 6:20 p.m. Complainant reported check fraud on their checking account.

 6/3/2020

 CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: 

1000 block of Edgewood Rd. at the LMT Pool reported at 8:06 a.m. Public Works reported anti-police graffiti on the bounce back wall on the basketball court.

1300 block of Revere Rd. at the Tennis Court reported at 9:00 a.m. Police on patrol observed graffiti on the driveway entrance.

FRAUD – 800 block of Dawes Dr. reported at 7:06 p.m.  Complainant reported unknown person applied for unemployment benefits in their name.

 6/1/2020

 FRAUD – 900 block of Princess Dr. reported at 2:22 p.m. Complainant reported unauthorized use of a credit card in the amount of $7,215.78.

 5/31/2020

 CRIMINAL MISCHIEF – 200 block of Hollow Branch Ln. reported at 5:19 p.m. Complainant reported their vehicle was keyed.

Ames has lived in Falls Township for most of her life. She currently contributes to Lower Bucks Source doing multiple tasks. Got the reporting "bug" and is in her first year of learning the ins and outs of journalism. Her free time is dedicated to caring for and hanging with her mom. Ames admits to being a news junkie and an avid reader. Also loves the Eagles (a crazed fan) and Phillies. During football season, she loves to remind LBS Publisher/Editor Jeff Bohen "The Giants Suck.."

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Cops, Courts & Fire -Lower Makefield Township

Did You Lose Tools in Lower Makefield Recently?

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The Lower Makefield Police Department seeking the rightful owner of tools found on Glenn Drive officials said in a press release Thursday

According to Lower Makefield Township Police Department they recently come into possession of found items on Glen Dr., and we are looking to reunite them with their rightful owner(s). If you have lost any property recently, please take a moment to check if these might belong to you.  If you believe these are your items, please contact the Detectives Division at 215-493-4055 during our business hours Hopefully the tools will be returned to the rightful owner so we can try and do the natural and report out who found the tools and got the police department involved.

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Cops, Courts & Fire - Yardley Borough

More than 80 Police Departments across Southeast Pennsylvania to Target Aggressive Drivers during Statewide Mobilization

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that more than 80 municipal police departments from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties will join the Pennsylvania State Police in a coordinated aggressive driving enforcement wave. This collective effort, part of a statewide mobilization running through August 18, is aimed at reducing the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities on our area roadways, ensuring your safety on the road.

The enforcement wave will target heavy truck violations, pedestrian safety, red light running, and tailgating. Motorists demonstrating unsafe behaviors, such as driving too fast for conditions or other aggressive actions, will also be cited.

Law enforcement will utilize strategies such as traffic enforcement zones, saturation patrols, speed enforcement details, corridor enforcement, work zone enforcement, and multi-jurisdictional patrol to identify and cite aggressive drivers.
The enforcement is part of Pennsylvania’s Highway Safety Program and is funded by part of PennDOT’s investment of federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
If you encounter an aggressive driver, PennDOT offers these tips:

  • Get out of their way and don’t challenge them.
  • Stay relaxed, avoid eye contact, and ignore rude gestures.
  • Don’t block the passing lane if you drive slower than most traffic.
  • Do not attempt to follow or pursue the vehicle. You or a passenger may call the police. But, if you use a cell phone, pull over to a safe location.
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    According to 2023 PennDOT crash data, there were 1,363 aggressive driving crashes, resulting in 39 fatalities and 104 suspected serious injuries in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. Aggressive driving crashes involve at least two aggressive driving factors in the same crash. Factors include, but are not limited to, running stop signs or red lights, tailgating, careless turning or passing, and driving too fast for conditions.

    The goal of targeted enforcement is to reduce the number of aggressive driving-related crashes, injuries, and deaths on roadways throughout the state. Any aggressive driver stopped by police will receive a ticket.

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Cops, Courts & Fire -Lower Makefield Township

Lower Makefield Township Police Reports: Blackmail, Extortion, Fraud and More

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Lower Makefield Twp Police Reports June 28, 2024 – July 3, 2024

7/3/2024 – Solicitors – 1200 block of Candlewick Ct. reported at 10:49 a.m. Complainant reported solicitor for Paramount Home Solution soliciting without a permit. They were advised to cease soliciting until permits were obtained.

7/3/2024 –  Retail Theft – 1600 block of Big Oak Rd. at Shop Rite reported at 2:52 p.m. Loss Prevention reported that on 6/30, an unknown male removed a merchandise scanner without paying. Approximate value $1,618.00.

7/2/2024 – Motor Vehicle Theft – 200 block of Elm Ave. reported at 8:19 a.m. Complainant reported theft of 2024 Jeep Wrangler from the driveway. Vehicle was later recovered in Trenton, NJ

7/2/2024 – Fraud – 1300 block of Pepperbush Ct. reported at 10:23 a.m. Complainant reported hiring Home Repair LLC to complete work on their residence that was damaged by a hail storm. The insurance check was cashed, but the work has not been completed. The company has not responded to the homeowner’s attempts to contact them. Investigation ongoing.

7/2/2024 – Blackmail and Extortion –  2000 block of Farmview Dr. reported at 11:39 a.m. Complainant reported falling victim to a sextortion scam.

7/2/2024 – Theft from Vehicle – 200 block of Arborlea Ave. reported at 11:56 a.m. Complainant reported sometime overnight, unknown person(s) entered the unlocked vehicle and removed a pocket knife.

7/2/2024 – Retail Theft – 900 block of Vasant Dr. at Wegmans reported at 5:06 p.m. Loss Prevention reported theft of $200 worth of Redbull.

7/1/2024 – Theft – 1300 block of Violetwood Ct. reported at 2:18 p.m. Complainant reported theft of $120 from a wallet in the residence.

7/1/2024 – Solicitors – Knox Dr. & Dawes Dr. reported at 3:29 p.m. Complainant reported solicitor in the area soliciting for sealing driveways without a permit. He was advised to cease soliciting until a permit was obtained.

6/29/2024 – Identity Theft – 500 block of Long Acre Ln. reported at 5:32 p.m. Complainant reported unknown person(s) used their information to purchase a cell phone.

6/28/2024 – Criminal Mischief – 700 block of Stony Hill Rd. reported at 1:25 p.m. Complainant reported unknown person(s) damaged the vehicle’s windshield wiper while unoccupied in the parking lot.

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