Police Press Release – 11/15/16

ARMED ROBBERY

The Warminster Township Police Department is investigating a robbery of the 7 Eleven store at 1483 West Street Road in Warminster Township on 11/14/16 at about 5:00pm. The suspect entered with a black plastic bag on his hand implying he had a gun and demanded money. The suspect was wearing a light brown hooded sweatshirt with blue stripes on the outside of the arms and a white hockey mask and blue jeans. The subject is possibly a white or light skinned Hispanic male. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information as to the identity of this suspect is asked to contact the Warminster Township Police Department at 215-343-0100. Callers may remain anonymous.

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Police Press Release – 10/31/16

The Warminster Township Police Department arrested and charged ANTHONY JOSEPH LENTO (52) of the 400 block of Kalmia Street Warminster for possession of a firearm and attempting to purchase a firearm as a felon. On 10/24/16, Lento entered the Bunker gun Shop located on York Road in Warminster and inquired about the purchase of a firearm. Lento held the firearm and asked to purchase the firearm without doing any paperwork. Employees of the Bunker immediately took back the firearm and Lento left the store. Employees then contacted the police.

Detectives identified Lento and determined that he has numerous including convictions for Murder dating back to the mid 1980s in Philadelphia. Detectives then obtained a warrant for Lento’s arrest for possession of a firearm/attempt to purchase as a felon.

Lento was arrested at his residence without incident. Lento was arraigned and was remanded to the Bucks County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000 bail. A court date has not been set. Press-Release-Lento-103116

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National Drug Take Back Initiative

The 2016 DEA National Drug Take Back Initiative in cooperation with the Warminster Police Department and the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office will be held on Saturday October 22, 2016 from 10am to 2pm. Read more

Police Press Release – 06/29/16

The Warminster Township Police have identified the person responsible for the numerous incidents of tire slashing that occurred along Street Road including Lafferty Chevrolet on June 18, 2016. Read more

Police Press Release – 06/15/16

On June 15, 2016 at 1937 hours, police responded to Street Road and S. Newtown Road for the report of a struck bicyclist with injuries. Through witnesses, the striking vehicle was described as an early 2000’s white 4-door sedan, operated by a male. Read more

Police Press Release – 06/13/16

On the date of June 12, 2016 at about 12:40am, while on patrol a Warminster Township Police Officer spotted a suspicious vehicle in the area of Norwood Road and Nemoral Street. The Officer observed that the vehicle running with lights off an occupied by two people. Read more