Regional Roundup: Gunman Surrenders After 10-Hour Armed Standoff
An off-duty police officer exchanged sporadic fire with responding officers during a standoff on Father's Day.
Catch up on news from around the region and click on a headline to read the entire article.
Gunman Surrenders After 10-Hour Armed Standoff: The suspect, an off-duty New Jersey police officer, exchanged sporadic fire with responding officers as the Father's Day mid-afternoon standoff lasted until nearly midnight. The cop, Richard Klementovich, said he was on steroids, was angry at law enforcement and was ready to kill fellow police officers as he committed suicide by cop. Get the whole story and a timeline of events on Doylestown Patch.
Couple Threatens Taxi Driver to Elude $81 Fare: A couple being transported from a Phillies game threatened a taxi driver in order to get out of paying an $81 fare. See the police blotter on Newtown Patch.
Endless Summer Closes Doors Abruptly: Endless Summer Tanning in Holland abruptly closed its doors in early June, with no warning to its customers or property management firm. Many customers are still owed money from pre-paid packages. Read more on Northampton Patch.
Police Seek Help in Identifying Skimming Suspect: Lower Southampton Township Police are trying to identify a man who used a counterfeit credit card containing skimmed information to make several purchases in Philadelphia and Delaware. See the suspects photo on Lower Southampton Patch.
Levittown Firefighters Help Contain Townhome Fire: Firefighters were able to quickly contain a blaze in the attic of a townhome located at 5755 Prescott Ct. in Bensalem. See photos on Levittown Patch.
UPDATE: DA Dismisses Pigeon Shoot Citations: Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler has decided not to prosecute citations against the Philadelphia Gun Club regarding its live pigeon shoots, which are held at its property at State and Street roads in Bensalem. Get the scoop on Bensalem Patch.