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Yardley Man Charged with Multiple Counts of Attempted Murder for Shooting Yardley Police Chief

A 24-year-old man was arraigned Wednesday night on attempted murder and related charges for shooting Yardley Police Chief Joseph Kelly who was assisting a Bucks County probation officer on an offender check at the Yardley Commons Condominiums. Kelly, a law enforcement veteran…

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Bristol Twp Man Faces More Sexual Abuse Charges After 2nd Victim Comes Forward

Release from Bucks County District Attorney's office  A Bristol Township man charged last year with repeatedly sexually abusing a boy is now facing additional charges after a second victim came forward. David Charles Hofmann, 60, of the 3500 block of…

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Beware of Debt Collector Scam Warn County Detectives

Bucks County Detectives are warning the public about the latest E-mail scam seeking victims in the area.  County detectives say the scam involves someone a culprit posing as a debt collector for a law firm that is threatening legal charges…

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Ex-Bucks Rescue Squad Chief Sentenced to Prison

A former Lower Bucks emergency services squad chief has been sentenced to county prison for stealing more than $150,000 from his employers over nearly a decade. Scott Mel Bahner, 50, of Bensalem, was ordered Wednesday to report July 6 to…

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Bucks DA: Man Shot in Doylestown Standoff Dies

A man shot by police during a standoff in Doylestown Township has died. Thomas Edward Zeller, 61, was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon at Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health. Zeller had been hospitalized since the  Feb. 20 standoff which ended with…

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Couple Pleads Guilty in Upper Bucks Bombs Case

Bucks County District Attorneys office Press Release  A Milford Township couple has pleaded guilty to felony charges related to a string of late-night explosions that gripped Upper Bucks County in the spring of 2018. David W. Surman, Jr., 32, admitted…

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