Hilltown Township Police arrest three suspects in connection with the theft of beer. Police observed a car in the rear part of the parking lot of the Good Sheppard Episcopal church and detected that the car’s engine was warm. Officers then heard the noise of some bottles rattling from behind the church. Officers witnessed three suspects holding several cases of beer and bottles of booze. The suspects fled, but two were captured during a foot chase with officers, a third suspect who dropped his wallet later turned himself in. Police determined that the suspects broke into the German-Hungarian Club on the 1600 block of Hilltown Pike sometime before 3am Wednesday morning. Police charged 19-year-old, Cody Brent of Quakertown, 20-year-old, James Mattox of Perkasie, along with 19-year-old Brian Murphy of Sellersville with burglary, conspiracy, theft and related offenses. the trio were taken to bucks county prison after failing to post 10,000 bail.
A Plumstead, Bucks County man’s recklessness behind the wheel will cost him 8 to 25 years of freedom. 38-year-old Drew Bodden was speeding on 611 in Doylestown last Thanksgiving Eve. Bodden’s Mustang hit a car from behind. The resulting impact killed 9-year-old Holly Huynh and critically injured her grandmother, Suzanne Berry. Police say Bodden was driving 135 miles per hour at the time of the crash.
The man responsible for selling a gun that was used to take the life of Plymouth Township Police Officer Bradley Fox is sentenced to a long prison term. Thursday, in Montgomery County Court, a Judge gave Michael Henry a sentence of 20 to 66 years behind bars. The Philadelphia man plead guilty to numerous counts of selling firearms, one of which he sold to Andrew Thomas, the Lower Merion man who fatally shot Officer Fox at the end of a police chase on September 13th of last year. Thomas then turned the gun on himself. Officer Fox, a five year veteran of the Plymouth Township Police Department, was the first Officer in the Department’s history to lose his life while protecting the public.
A Hatboro women is dead, another woman who was walking with her is listed in critical condition. The Montgomery County D-A’s office is investigating the incident that happened at around 12:17 Monday morning when Francisca Polanco and Mable Cruz were hit by a car as they walked on York road, near the intersection North York Road and Hunters Way. Polanco was pronounced dead at the scene, Cruz is in critical condition. The driver, an adult male, stopped after allegedly hitting the two women and is cooperating with the investigation.