New Hope Man Charged With Stealing, Pawning Silverware, Jewelry from Towamencin Home: Police

David Robert Danner, 29, of Yearling Drive, allegedly stole the items from a Welsh Road home where he had resided with acquaintances and then pawned the items at a Lansdale pawn shop, police said.

A New Hope man was charged with theft and other criminal offenses for allegedly stealing jewelry and silverware worth between $8,000 and $10,000 from a Towamencin Township home and pawning it for money in Lansdale Borough for $2,194, police said.
David Robert Danner, 29, of the 800 block of Yearling Drive, was arrested and charged with felony theft and felony receiving stolen property, per court records. Danner was arraigned before District Judge Andrea Duffy in Montgomery Township and sent to Montgomery County prison in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, police said.
A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 13 before District Judge Harold Borek in Lansdale.
Police said on Dec. 30 a resident of the 1300 block of Welsh Road, Towamencin, discovered jewelry and silverware missing from their home.
The residents had invited Danner, an acquaintance, to live with them in the beginning of November 2013, police said. Just prior to the discovery of the missing items, Danner had been evicted from the home, police said.
An investigation revealed that Danner had allegedly pawned the stolen jewelry and silverware at a pawn shop in Lansdale Borough, police said. Police recovered proof of transactions from the pawn shop, which paid Danner $2,194 for the items between Nov. 9 and Dec. 30, 2013, police said.


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