Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police converged on a Warminster apartment building Tuesday night where a man allegedly exchanged gunfire with police, leaving a 90-year-old dead, according to reports.
UPDATED: 1:50 a.m. Warminster police are evacuating an apartment complex and nearby residents while a standoff with an alleged gunman continues. Police were called to the Jefferson on the Creek apartment complex, 675 E. Street Rd., Warminster, for a domestic disturbance at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and "were met with gufire," according to Warminster Police Chief Mike Murphy. The police and the gunman had a "firefight for a short period of time" before the man barricaded himself and his common law wife inside the apartment, Murphy said. The woman eventually got out of the apartment and is being interviewed by police. No police officers have been injured so far, Murphy said. "We're settling in for what we feel is going to be a prolonged …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Jose Delgado faces several charges including discharging a firearm, terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.
Police say a man who allegedly fired off several shots inside a County Line Road eatery Friday morning has turned himself in. NBC10 reports Jose Delgado, accompanied by his lawyer, surrendered to Warminster Police last night. Delgado faces several charges including discharging a firearm, terroristic threats, simple assault, reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct. He is being held at the Bucks County Correctional Facility on $500,000 bail. Warminster Police Chief Mike Murphy said Delgado, the former owner of MamaJuana’s Kitchen, entered the restaurant just after 10 a.m. Friday morning and fired four shots from a semi-automatic hand gun at the current owner before fleeing the area. A preliminary hearing before Magisterial Justice …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Residents and law enforcement joined in ushering slain Plymouth Police Officer Bradley Fox on his final journey.
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Friday, September 14, 2012
The body of slain Plymouth Police Officer Bradley Fox was transfered to Boyd-Horrox Funeral Home on Germantown Pike in East Norriton today via a procession of police and emergency vehicles. Patch reader Kathy Walsh was on hand to photograph several legs of the procession and agreed to share her photos. We're asking other readers to share their photos from any memorials for Officer Fox. This tragedy has touched many of us and as much as we may want to, we can't all attend every ceremony. With our readers help, maybe we can all feel a little closer to the rest of the community who are grieving the loss of a good man. Log into your Patch account and click on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to add your own images and video.
Monday, August 27, 2012
A Chalfont police officer was wounded after being shot in the chest early this morning near the Lenape Valley Swim Club.
A standard piece of police equipment just may have saved the life of a Chalfont police officer Monday morning. A Chalfont officer was shot in the chest early this morning while investigating a suspicious vehicle. But he was wearing a bullet-proof vest, and within hours, had been treated and released from an area hospital. The officer was shot around 3:30 a.m. when he was checking into a suspicious vehicle on the 100 block of Westview Avenue, near the Lenape Valley Swim Club. Police said the officer was wearing a bullet-proof vest when he was shot in the chest. The officer was taken to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment. A hospital spokeswoman said Monday morning that he already had been treated and released. Streets near the scene …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Patch's daily roundup of the news that is making headlines in our area.
Catch up on the news from around the region and click on a headline to read the full story. Police: Victim Dies of Gunshot Wound: The Warminster police are investigating an apparent homicide in the township. According to a press release from the Warminster police, the victim sustained a gunshot wound. Police responded to the scene for a “loud domestic disturbance.” Check back to Warminster Patch for updates. NFT Notifies District of Intent to Call a Second Strike: The Neshaminy Federation of Teachers President Louise Boyd has notified Neshaminy School District Superintendent Louis Muenker of the union's intent to call a second strike this school year beginning Monday, June 4. Tell us your thoughts in the comments and vote in the poll on …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Reports say a man received a gun shot wound to his head and powder burns to his hands following a handgun mishap.
Upper Southampton Police are investigating an incident at a local pistol range. Sources report a 56-year-old man took a bullet to the head, following a handgun malfunction at the Classic Pistol Indoor Range just after 1 p.m. this afternoon. Staff at the range, located at 1310 Industrial Highway, would only say the incident was “completely accidental.” There is no report on the injured man’s condition at this time. According to their website, Classic Pistol is an indoor shooting range and gun shop that sells guns and accessories and offers firearms training and education. The pistol range remained open for business though the investigation, with several people waiting to either purchase weapons or shoot firearms in the available shooting …