July 22, 2016 |
A Bucks County man wanted by police for a love-triangle killing last week surrendered to police Wednesday night, authorities said. Jeffrey Thomas Gould, 33, turned himself in at the Perkasie police station. He was accompanied by Zannatul "Asha" Naim, 30, who was his companion while he was a fugitive, District Attorney David Heckler said. Gould was facing a charge of criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of Edward Dubinsky, 33, at his Warwick Township home last week. Police said Naim dated both Dubinsky and Gould, and was seen outside Dubinsky's house around the time of the July 13 shooting with a man matching Gould's description.
June 19, 2016 |
A 51-year-old Bucks County man was arrested after he was found living with 12 girls, including a teenager he considered his wife, and a baby and a toddler he fathered with her, authorities said Friday. Lee Kaplan was arrested Thursday morning at his home on the 400 block of Old Street Road in Lower Southampton after an anonymous tip led county child welfare workers and police to his door, Lower Southampton police Lt. John Krimmel said. Some of the children were hiding in the small house.
April 28, 2016 |
Authorities are investigating the death on Monday of a 2-year-old Bucks County girl who was flown to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with serious injuries the night before. Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said Tuesday that the child, Athena Wolfe, of Falls Township, had been taken to a local hospital on Sunday "in very bad shape" with "respiratory distress" and suspected bleeding of the brain. She was flown by helicopter to CHOP, where doctors tried to save her. But the toddler was pronounced dead at 6:57 a.m. Monday, he said.
March 10, 2016 |
The culmination of a weeks-long heroin sting was almost derailed Tuesday when an officer pursuing the suspect off a Philly-to-Doylestown train touched SEPTA's overhead power lines and was badly jolted. The officer was hospitalized and the suspect was caught. The dramatic incident happened about 3 p.m. at the Doylestown Regional Rail station. Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said the injured officer, Cpl. Michael Pitcher of the Morrisville Borough Police Department, was part of a county drug task force that had been investigating a man suspected of bringing heroin on the train from Philadelphia to Doylestown.
February 19, 2016
A 20-year-old man Bucks County man was shot Tuesday night and fatally wounded, authorities said Wednesday. The victim, Robert Colter III of Bristol Borough, died Wednesday afternoon at Aria Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia, said Bucks County District Attorney David W. Heckler. The shooting occurred about 8 p.m. near Buckley and Bath streets, in Bristol, Heckler said. Police said "multiple people" were believed to have been involved in the incident. An investigation is ongoing.
January 16, 2016 |
Following the recommendation of the Bucks County District Attorney, police on Thursday charged the Neshaminy High School basketball coach with harassment for knocking down a referee in a game last week. Jerry Devine, who appeared to head-butt the referee, faces a maximum sentence 90 days in jail and a $300 fine for the summary offense. The charge came one day after Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler announced that he had recommended Middletown Township police file charges against Devine.
December 21, 2014 |
Bucks County prosecutors on Friday charged a Doylestown man with falsely reporting a carjacking Monday night, diverting police attention and resources from the manhunt for alleged mass killer Bradley Stone. Luke Sanderlin, 34, faces charges of risking a catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person, and making false reports to law enforcement, Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said Friday. "We contend that he performed an enormous hoax that cost taxpayers a lot of money," Heckler said at a news conference Friday night.
December 17, 2014 |
WHO WILL tell the 17-year-old boy at his hospital bedside that his mother, father, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt are dead when - and if - he wakes up? Who will kneel and take the boy's hand gently into theirs, telling him that things will be OK, never knowing if they really will? Who will acknowledge that he'll never again look forward to Christmastime? And will they be able to tell the boy that the man he once called uncle, the man accused of slaughtering his entire immediate family, has been captured?
April 10, 2014 |
AT A BUCKS COUNTY Wendy's last month, Koustantinos Yiambilis was arrested for public drunkenness when he allegedly fell asleep at the fast-food restaurant with a cheeseburger still firmly in his hands. But now Yiambilis, 30, has far greater legal worries and far deeper nightmares to awake from after he was charged yesterday with the murder of his mother, whom police allege he killed with a portable generator. About 11:25 p.m. Monday, Bensalem police were called to the Longmeadow Apartments, on Bristol Road near Richlieu, by neighbors who reported fumes coming from the residence of Yiambilis' mother, Karen.
March 22, 2014 |
A secret stash of additional ricin, left over from a 19-year-old Hatboro resident's alleged plot to kill a man dating his ex-girlfriend, was found beneath a gas manhole cover in town Thursday afternoon, according to authorities. About 24 hours after police arrested Nicholas Helman at the Eleanor Court apartment he shares with his mother on Byberry Road, authorities retrieved the hidden supply of the toxin, according to Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler. Heckler said the ricin was found "tucked away" under the manhole.