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Posted on: July 22, 2021

DRUG STRIKE FORCE ARRESTS BCCF OFFICER FOR SMUGGLING SUBOXONE INTO JAIL

Anthony Miller

The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office Drug Strike Force arrested a correctional officer on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, for smuggling suboxone strips into the Bucks County Correctional Facility. 

Anthony Louis Miller, 28, of Quakertown,...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

FALLS TOWNSHIP TEACHER’S AIDE CHARGED WITH SEX ASSAULT OF STUDENT

Jennilynne Derolf

A Falls Township teacher’s aide was charged Thursday, July 15, 2021, with having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student. 

Jennilynne M. Derolf, 38, was charged with felony counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, statu...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

NEW YORK COUPLE CONVICTED IN ASSAULT OF TEEN SESAME PLACE EMPLOYEE

Troy McCoy

A Bucks County jury found a New York couple guilty on Friday, July 9, 2021, of assaulting a 17-year-old Sesame Place employee last summer, leaving the teen with several injuries, including a broken jaw. 

Troy McCoy, 40, of Bronx, N.Y., was found g...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

PENNDEL MAN FOUND GUILTY OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING FIVE BOYS

Louis Aiello

A Penndel Borough man was found guilty Wednesday, July 7, 2021, on all charges related to the sexual assault of five boys from 1993 to 2010. 

In a waiver trial that began on Tuesday, Common Pleas Judge Diane E. Gibbons ruled that Louis Charles Aie...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

BUCKS COUNTY HUNTER PLEADS GUILTY, SENTENCED FOR KILLING JASON KUTT AT NOCKAMIXON STATE PARK

Kenneth Heller

The Bucks County hunter who shot and killed 18-year-old Jason Albert Kutt at Nockamixon State Park in October pleaded guilty on Wednesday, June 7, 2021, and was sentenced to seven to 20 years in state prison. 

Kenneth Troy Heller, 52, of Warminste...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

AFTER VICTIM DIES, BUCKS COUNTY MAN NOW FACES HOMICIDE CHARGE IN NEW FALLS MOTEL ASSAULT

Evan Smith

A Bucks County man arrested last week in the brutal domestic assault of his 39-year-old girlfriend is now facing a homicide charge after the victim died on Sunday. 

Evan Marquis Smith, 37, of Morrisville, was charged last week with Aggravated Assa...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

BUCKS MAN CHARGED IN ASSAULT OF GIRLFRIEND AT NEW FALLS MOTEL

Evan Smith

On Friday, July 2nd District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced the arrest of a Bucks County man in connection to a domestic assault that has left a 39 year old woman clinging to life.  

Late on Thursday, police were dispatched to 201 Lincoln Highw...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

BUCKS DA, BRISTOL TOWNSHIP PD SEEK INFORMATION ON FATAL HIT AND RUN CRASH

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The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office and the Bristol Township Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the hit-and-run-driver who struck and killed a 53-year-old bicyclist in the 5500 block ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

FORMER WARMINSTER OFFICER ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF FIVE TEENS

James Carey

Bucks County prosecutors presented sufficient evidence Monday to send all charges against former Warminster Township police officer James Carey, accused of sexually assaulting five teen boys, to the Court of Common Pleas. 

Carey, 53, of Cape May C...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE CHARGES FILED AGAINST MAN ACCUSED IN UPPER SOUTHAMPTON KIDNAPPING, ROBBERY

Pavel Belous mugshot

A 36-year-old man awaiting trial for robbing and kidnapping a man in Upper Southampton Township in March is now facing attempted homicide charges for that crime. He is also being charged in Philadelphia with killing a man in the city, less than a week bef...

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

BUCKS COUNTY DETECTIVES CHARGE BRISTOL TOWNSHIP MAN WITH POSSESSING, SHARING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Brendon Lauff

A 21-year-old man was charged Friday with possessing several videos and images of child pornography, which he shared on an instant messaging app. 

Brendon Vladimir Lauff, of Bristol Township, was charged with dissemination of photo or film of chil...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

NEW JERSEY BROTHERS CHARGED IN RICHLAND TOWNSHIP HOMICIDE

Anthony Gamble Arrest Photo

District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced Thursday, June 17, 2021, that two New Jersey brothers will be charged with killing a man found dead in Richland Township. 

Anthony Joel Gamble, 19, and Joshua David Gamble, 17, both of Somerset, N.J., are...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

DRUG STRIKE FORCE INVESTIGATION LEADS TO CHARGES AGAINST WOMAN FOR CAUSING MAN’S OVERDOSE DEATH

CORRINE SMITH

A Montgomery County woman is being charged with delivering the drugs that caused the June 2020 overdose death of a 33-year-old Bensalem man. 

Corrine Marie Smith, 42, of Jenkintown, is facing charges of drug delivery resulting in death, criminal u...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

FORMER WARMINSTER OFFICER FACING ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING FIFTH VICTIM

James Carey

Former Warminster Township police officer James Carey was charged this week with sexually assaulting a fifth teenage boy while working as a DA.R.E. officer more than two decades ago.

Carey, 52, of Cape May Court House in New Jersey, was arrested on April 7...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO ARREST OF OFFICER MATTHEW REISS

Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub: 

The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office has cooperated and worked with Montgomery County authorities since being made aware of the investigation into Matthew Reiss.  This offic...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

MORRISVILLE WOMAN SENTENCED TO COUNTY JAIL FOR FILING SEVERAL FALSE AUTO INSURANCE CLAIMS

Shaminga Davis

A 32-year-old woman was sentenced Wednesday to four to 23 months in county jail for submitting a series of false auto insurance claims over the past few years that defrauded two auto insurance companies of almost $40,000. 

Shaminga L. Davis, of Mo...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

CHALFONT WOMAN ORDERED TO FACE TRIAL FOR CYBER HARASSING THREE TEENS ON DAUGHTER’S CHEER SQUAD

A 50-year-old Chalfont woman was ordered Friday, May 14, 2021 to face trial for harassing three teens on her daughter’s cheerleading squad. 

Raffaela Spone was charged in early March following an investigation by the Hilltown Township Po...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

BRISTOL MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE OF ESTRANGED WIFE

Walter VanDoren

A Bristol man who repeatedly stabbed his estranged wife in August pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted homicide and related charges. 

Walter Joseph Vandoren Jr., 44, of Bristol Township, appeared before Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey L. Finley and pl...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

DETECTIVES WARN OF SCAM USING SPOOFED DA'S PHONE NUMBER

A Bucks County resident received a phone call today telling him his personal information was being used out of state with the caller ID showing that the call came from the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.

The call did not come from this o...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

DETECTIVE TIM CAMPBELL EARNS DESIGNATION AS CERTIFIED INSURANCE FRAUD INVESTIGATOR

Recently, Bucks County Detective Tim Campbell was designated a Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator (CIFI) with the International Association of Special Investigative Units (IASIU).  

The Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator program is an accr...

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