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