Entries by News Director

Police Arrest Bucks County Man on Car Theft.

According to court records, a man with a history of offenses can now add another charge to the list. Towamencin Township police arrested the Bristol, Bucks County man, on a charge of driving a stolen car. Police say 34-year-old, John Zanini was stopped by officers last Wednesday at Liberty Bell Drive and Independence Drive. He […]

Should The Patriot Act Be Given a Second Look.

Local Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick would support a Re-evaluation of the Patriot Act. The 8th District Congressman Republican says, the National Security Agency has overstepped its use of surveillance. “I was not in Congressman when the Patriot Act was passed. I was there for its 1st reauthorization, four years later. I expressed some fairly significant concerns […]

Montco. State Sen. Weighs in on Definition of Child Abuse

State lawmakers are fine tuning the definition of child abuse. Montgomery county State Senator Bob Mensch says, as soon as the senate addresses changes to what is considered to be child abuse, it can concentrate on other proposals from a panel that studied Pennsylvania’s child protection laws. “I think the next issue is mandatory reporting […]

Hatfield Township Man Charged with Murdering His Wife

36-year-old, Walid Esmat Mitwalli is being held without bail in the stabbing death of his wife. Hatfield Township Police say, officers were called to the 2900 block of Denbeigh Drive at around 3:30 Friday morning for a domestic disturbance. When officers arrived they found Mona Elswedy Mitwalli unresponsive. Police say the 30-year-old woman was stabbed […]

New Court Date For Skippack Teen in Murder of Girlfriend

Tristan Stahley, the 16-year-old accused of his stabbing his girlfriend to death, 17-year-old, Jilianne Siller, was to appear before a judge on Wednesday, but his hearing will be continued at the request his attorney. Stahley’s new court date has not been scheduled. According to police records, Stahley stabbed Siller multiple times in an rage after […]

Bomb Squad Called To North Penn High School

The Montgomery County Bomb Squad and Police converged on North Penn High School for the report of two suspicious water bottles. A teacher saw the first bottle just before 7:30 in the morning Wednesday behind a parked security vehicle in the back off the building. The school was not evacuated. The bomb squad used a […]

Consumer Affairs Expert Offers Tips For New Car Buyers

The Director of Consumer Affairs for Bucks County says, it’s important to know what you want before you step on the lot. Mike Bannon was on the WNPV’s AM-Edition Tuesday Morning. “You should never walk on a lot unsure of what you want. It gives you less control of the buying process. So try to […]

45 Year Old Man Linked To Burglary Through DNA

Burglars often avoid apprehension, but considering current technology available to police, it’s not wise to leave blood at the scene. According to Lansdale Borough Police, that’s exactly what happened concerning a burglary in December of 2011, almost two years ago. Police says Leroy Goins was the man who burglarized a home on the 400 block […]

Former N.B.C Attorney: Obama Admin. Controls The Press

A former network television news attorney says the Obama Administration is worse than the Nixon Whitehouse when it comes to freedom of the press. Cory Dunham wrote the book “Government Control of The News” last year, prior to the headlines involving the Justice Department’s investigating the A.P. news sources. “Years ago something like this is […]

Cameras Are Vital Source of Crime Fighting says Former D.A.

The use of surveillance cameras to deter crime continues to a source of crime fighting for police agencies. Montgomery County Commissioner, Bruce Castor says, cameras are key in stopping crime and catching people who carry out acts of violence and drug dealing. “I think that the municipalities are missing an opportunity if they don’t take […]

Woman Who Killed Teen in Hit & Run Faces July Arraignment

A 31-year-old Towamencin Township woman who allegedly fled the scene on route-309 after hitting two teens and killing one in late April, has waived her preliminary hearing. Sarah Derstein is charged with homicide by vehicle in the death of 15-year-old, Dennis Kee. Deshawn Page, also 15, was injured. According to police, Derstein was drunk, and […]

State Rep. Kate Harper To Hold Telephone Town Hall Meeting

State Rep. Kate Harper will hold a telephone town hall meeting tonight at 7. Harper will be in a studio in Harrisburg, fielding calls that are sent out from the studio to her constituents. Harper has cited two issues that are likely to hot topics tonight, the budget and privatization. “I think the idea of […]

Grand View Hospital Gets Ready For A Special Anniversary

The centerpiece of Grand View Hospital’s 100th Anniversary is being planned for October. It’s a Centennial Gala in Sellersville. Dave Alderfer is Grand View’s Director of Development. “You can find information about how to get tickets and be a sponsor by going to our special Grand View 100 website, which is WWW.GVH100.ORG. Grand View Hospital’s […]

Body of Upper Gwynedd Man Found, Foul Play Not Suspected

The body of an Upper Gwynedd man has been discovered in the Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Police say, Joshua Hutchinson was last seen on May 9th. The 26-year-old was not reported missing until May 27th, according to police. A member of a search group, consisting of family and friends, found Hutchinson’s body just before 4:30 Saturday […]

Montco Residents Have Opportunity To Shred Documents, Bills

Looking to safely dispose of documents and old bills and other sensitive materials. The Montgomery County Commissioners, with the assistance of The Waste Authority of Montgomery County will hold a shredding event this Saturday, June 8th. It’s happening at the green parking area at Montgomery County Community college from 9am until noon. The shredding event […]

Sheriff offers Amnesty to Parents who owe Child Support.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is reaching out to parents who owe child support with an amnesty-week. Montgomery county sheriff, Eileen Behr says, from June 10th until June 14th, people who owe child support can make arraignments to start paying to avoid arrest. “There are about 300 active warrants out there for people who are […]

New Chief in Charge at Lower Gwynedd Township Police Dept.

The Lower Gwynedd Township Police Department has a new to cop. He’s also a familiar face to residents and staff. Paul Kenny was sworn-in as the new Police Chief of Lower Gwynedd Township. Kenny started with the department as a patrolman in 1985. Kenny takes over for Chief John Scholly, who recently retired after holding […]