IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam

We would like to make you aware of an IRS-Impersonation Telephone Scam targeting our area. “An aggressive and sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has been making the rounds throughout the country. Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, but are not. These con artists can […]

Fatal Pedestrian Accident

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at approximately 5:05 am, Bensalem Police responded to the area of Route 1, just south of Old Lincoln Highway to investigate an accident involving a pedestrian.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Chevrolet pick-up truck was traveling southbound on Route 1 when it […]

Institutional Vandalism Involving American Flags– ARREST MADE

Bensalem Police Detectives arrested a suspect today for burning gravesite American flags.  Anthony Davis Carter, 29 years old, from 200 East Bristol Rd, Feasterville PA, was charged with institutional vandalism, arson, and related offenses.   This arrest stems from a series of institutional vandalism incidents that occurred at local […]

Fatal Pedestrian Accident

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 at approximately 8:50 pm, Bensalem Police responded to the 1600 block of Street Rd to investigate a fatal pedestrian accident.  The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 GMC van was traveling east on Street Rd, in the area of Brookwood Dr, when it struck […]

Fatal Accident at State Rd and Street Rd

On Monday, October 20, 2014 at approximately 7:10 am, Bensalem Police responded to the intersection of State Rd and Street Rd to investigate an accident. It was discovered that a Honda Civic traveling southbound on State Rd, proceeding through the intersection of Street Rd, crashed head-on into a tractor […]

Arrests Made in Bar Louie Robbery

Bensalem Police have arrested the below two individuals and have charged them with robbery and related offenses in connection with the Bar Louie armed robbery that occurred on October 10, 2014. Patrick McElheney, 27 years old with no fixed abode Randy Sanchez, 27 years old from the 1300 block […]

Bucks County Dance Center Arson

On Monday, October 13, 2014 at approximately 0420 hours, a Bensalem Police Officer discovered heavy smoke coming from the Bucks County Dance Center located at 2292 Street Rd.  Multiple Bensalem Fire Departments responded to the scene and extinguished the fire.  The dance center and attached residence were unoccupied at […]

Bar Louie: Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery On Friday, October 10 at approximately 0345 hours, Bensalem Police responded to Bar Louie, 600 Rockhill Dr, to investigate an armed robbery. It was discovered that at approximately 0245 hours, a Bar Louie employee exited the rear door of the restaurant and was confronted by three to […]

Missing Juvenile Located

UPDATE: Be advised that the missing juvenile (Faith Taggart) was located yesterday in Philadelphia.  Thank you to all who distributed the original press release, it led to the tip we received. 

Missing Juvenile: Faith Taggart

Bensalem Police are currently investigating a Juvenile Runaway case. Faith Taggart (14 years old) left her home in Bensalem Township on 09-14-14. She may be staying with friends in the Olney section of Philadelphia or Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County. Faith commonly uses the name “Lynette,” and she has “Lynette” […]