Monday, December 3, 2012
This year's 13 fatalities is an increase compared to last year's 10, during the official Thanksgiving holiday driving period.
HARRISBURG—Thirteen people were killed in crashes investigated by state troopers during the five-day Thanksgiving holiday driving period, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced last week. In addition to the 13 fatalities, 349 people were injured in 1,124 crashes troopers responded to during the official holiday driving period, Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Sunday, Nov. 25. Five of the people killed were not wearing seat belts and two of the 13 fatal crashes were alcohol-related. Overall, 86 of the 1,124 total crashes were alcohol-related. "Drivers must insist that all passengers wear a seat belt. They work best when everyone is buckled and children are properly restrained in the back seat,’’ Noonan said in a press release. State …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The following information has been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
The following is a list of April incidents reported by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. There were a total of 1,221 incidents in April. Traffic Crime State Police strongly encourage everyone to lock their vehicles at all times regardless of where it is parked. And remember to wear seatbelts at all times and obey the posted speed limit. Have you subscribed to Marple Newtown Patch's newsletter yet?
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks increased Delaware County enforcement on two separate weekends in April, resulting in several arrests and citations.
MEDIA–The Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks increased enforcement on two separate weekends throughout Delaware County resulting in several arrests and citations. Over the Easter holiday weekend, between April 6-8, State Police increased enforcement resulting in the following arrests, citations or investigations. A separate sobriety check point on April 13 resulted in the following arrests and citations:
Friday, April 6, 2012
The Pennsylvania State Police will step up its traffic enforcement over the Easter weekend due to increased traffic on the roadways.
MEDIA–The Pennsylvania State Police will step up its traffic enforcement over the Easter weekend due to increased traffic on the roadways. Between Friday, April 6, and Sunday, April 8, troopers will increase their patrols. Troopers will be seeking out and citing careless and aggressive drivers and arresting drug and/or alcohol-impaired motorists. State Police remind everyone to wear a seat belt and drive safely. Also, remember if your vehicle's windshield wipers are on then the headlights must be on as well.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Ten fatalities and 172 injuries in accidents investigated by State Police across Pennsylvania.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 9, 2012
Ten people were killed and 172 others were injured in the 552 crashes investigated by Pennsylvania State Police during the four-day New Year’s holiday driving period, Commissioner Frank Noonan announced Jan. 3. "Although the number of fatalities decreased by one compared to last year’s holiday driving period, the number of child safety seat violations and DUI arrests increased," Noonan said. From Dec. 30-Jan. 2, State Police investigated a total of 552 crashes. Of those crashes, 79 were alcohol-related and involved two fatalities. Also, six of the 10 people who died in crashes were not wearing seat belts. Troopers made 285 arrests for driving under the influence and issued 3,408 speeding citations during the holiday period. State Police …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner is asking residents to display a blue light during the holidays in memory of fallen law enforcement officers.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Thursday, December 22, 2011
HARRISBURG—Pennsylvania residents are asked to display a blue light in their home or office windows during the holiday season to remember fallen law enforcement officers and their survivors, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced recently. "Project Blue Light" was developed by C.O.P.S., or Concerns of Police Survivors, a nonprofit organization based in Missouri that represents more than 15,000 families of officers killed in the line of duty, according to a State Police press release. In 1988, Dolly Craig wrote to C.O.P.S. that she would be putting blue candles in her living room window that holiday season to honor her son-in-law, Daniel Gleason, who was killed in the line of duty while serving with the Philadelphia Police …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
A Delaware County sobriety checkpoint and increased enforcement resulted in the investigation of 13 crashes, 11 DUI arrests and 102 issued citations last weekend, State Police announced.
MEDIA–Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks investigated 13 crashes, made 11 DUI arrests and issued 102 citations following their participation in the national program Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) and a sobriety checkpoint in Delaware County last weekend, according to State Police. State Police will continue their efforts during the upcoming Christmas holidays as traffic increases. The State Police will focus their efforts on careless and aggressive drivers and arrest those drivers who choose to operate a vehicle while impaired from drugs or alcohol, according to State Police. The State Police reminds everyone to wear a seat belt and drive safely. Also, remember if the vehicle’s windshield …
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced the promotion of several members to the rank of sergeant and corporal.
Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan announced Monday the promotion of several members to the rank of sergeant and corporal. Thirty-seven members of the Pennsylvania State Police have been promoted to the rank of sergeant and 108 others have been promoted to the rank of corporal, Commissioner Frank Noonan announced. Below is a list of the four promotions for the State Police-Media Barracks, Troop K. The following are the newly promoted sergeants, their previous assignments, new assignments and their year of enlistment: The following are the newly promoted corporals, their previous assignments, new assignments and their year of enlistment: State Police ranks are cadet, trooper, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major…
Monday, July 11, 2011
Following a rash of thefts from motor vehicles Pennsylvania State Police offer tips to avoid being a victim of the crime.
Following a rash of thefts from motor vehicles in the area Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks offer tips to avoid being a victim of the crime. According to State Police, there have been several thefts from vehicles recently and many happened in resident driveways. Residents are making themselves easy targets, according to State Police, by leaving vehicles unlocked, keys in the ignition, windows open or valuables in plain sight. Purses, iPods, cell phones, laptops, briefcases, money or wallets have been left in plain view and taken from vehicles, according to State Police. The tips below can help to prevention items from being taken from a vehicle: