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Two Million Dollar Bail Set for Philadelphia Man who Rammed Bensalem Police Vehicles

Digital Reporter- Jeff Bohen

As reported late last week, the man who allegedly rammed two police vehicles, VanDaniel Gossett was taken into custody late last week.

According to court documents, Gossett has been charged with six felonies; two for aggravated assault, and one misdemeanor.

Gossett was arraigned by District Justice Michael W. Gallagher who set bail at 10 percent of 2 million dollars.

Gossett was sent to Bucks County Jail and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on August 6.

In addition to the aggravated assault charges, Gossett was additionally charged with two counts of criminal mischief, one count of fleeing, one count of flight and a misdemeanor assault charge.

At the time of the incident Bensalem Director Of Public Safety Fred Harran, said no officers were injured by Gossett’s “ramming” of the police SUV’s.

The two vehicles involved did receive “disabling damage,” Harran said.



Publisher/Editor Alex Gross contributed to this report.

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Jeff Bohen
Digital Reporter
Jeff Bohen has been covering news in the Philadelphia region since 2008. First on Temple Student Radio WHIP's "Run Down" Show. He then Interned at WBCB, and was a Patch.com contributor on four different Patch sites. Bohen was/ is the co-founder/creator of LeviittownNow.com helping it become the most popular digital news site in Lower Bucks County.
Bohen is a passionate about educating the public on issues surrounding mental health, as he lives with Bi-Polar Disorder. In his free time, Jeff is a avid sports fan, podcast listener, and metal head whose the best air guitarist/drummer he knows. Bohen is single and has no children.

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