Man charged in August pursuit that injured Falls Township police officer


FALLS TOWNSHIP, PA – On Thursday, November 26, 2020, at approximately 6:30 am Falls Township Police concluded a lengthy investigation of the motorcycle pursuit on August 22nd with the arrest of Christopher Troupe, said Falls Township Police Chief Nelson Whitney. Troupe was operating the motorcycle that was being chased by Falls Police for driving recklessly that night back in August 2020. Falls Police Officer Jeffrey Rhodunda was seriously injured during the pursuit when the police vehicle he was operating rolled over and struck a tree. Troupe was charged with Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer (a 3rd-degree Felony) and related charges. Chief Whitney thanked the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office and the Bucks County Detectives for their hard work and assistance in this investigation. The troupe will be preliminarily arraigned today at 1100 hours at District Court 07-1-10 by MDJ Jan Visclosky.

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