November 2019 Newtown Township Police Report: Record Set for Struck Deer and Catalytic Converter Thefts Are A Thing These Days
Newtown Township Police Chief John Hearn presented the Calls Report for November 2019 at the December 11, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting. The following is a summary. Note: Not all calls are listed. See the full (redacted) report embedded at the end of this post or download the PDF version here.
In November, the Newtown Police Department responded to 1,771 total calls, 398 (22%) of which were in Wrightstown Township (Newtown Police provides services to both Newtown and Wrightstown Townships).
The Newtown Police Department issued a total of 151 traffic citations in November 2019. 49 (32%) of these were for speeding, especially on Swamp Road and Newtown Bypass.
November Sets Record for Struck Deer
Of the reported 43 accidents, 41 involved struck deer! You were warned last month (read "October 2019 Newtown Township Police Report: Peak Season for "'Struck Deer'")!
Catalytic Converter Thefts
Police departments across Bucks County are investigating a series of catalytic converter thefts from cars parked at area shopping centers. Although no such incidents have been reported in the Newtown area, Chief Hearn cautioned residents to call the police if they see any unusual persons under cars in local area parking lots.
Full (redacted) November 2019 Police Report
Posted on 12 Dec 2019, 01:26 - Category: Crime