Friday, May 17, 2013
Towamencin Township Police are investigating the burglary, which occurred Monday on Valley Forge Road.
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a reported burglary on the 1800 block of Valley Forge Road that occurred Monday between 7 a.m. and 7:20 p.m. where a $150 notebook computer was taken, police said. Police said entry was first attempted via prying on the front door. After that was unsuccessful, the burglar or burglars got into the home by damaging a rear basement window, police said. Call Towamencin Township Police at 215-368-7606 with any details on the incident.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, allegedly burglarized and trespassed at an unfinished development on Towamencin Avenue in Towamencin Township in January.
An Upper Gwynedd man who was caught allegedly burglarizing an unfinished development on Towamencin Avenue in Towamencin, and allegedly had a list of items to take from the development in his pocket, heads to Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas arraignment. Peruvian national Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, Upper Gwynedd, is facing a felony count of burglary, a felony count of criminal trespassing and a misdemeanor count of theft following his January arrest, according to court records. All charges were held over for trial following his preliminary hearing last week in Lansdale District Court. On Jan. 19, 2013, at 9:53 p.m., Towamencin Township Police Officer Matthew Mahaffey was on patrol on Towamencin…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ronald Edward Solomon Jr., 31, of South Chestnut Street, faces a maximum 22 years in prison for pleading guilty to burglary at Mattero Recycling in Lansdale, then fleeing police to Montgomery Township, where he broke into his ex-wife's home to hide out.
A Lansdale man has pleaded guilty to burglary from Mattero Recycling Inc. in Lansdale, and then fleeing from police and hiding out at his ex-wife’s home in Montgomery Township in January. Ronald Edward Solomon Jr., 31, of the 100 block of South Chestnut Street, pleaded guilty to felony burglary, felony criminal trespass and misdemeanor eluding police in Montgomery County court on Monday, according to The Times Herald. Solomon Jr. is free on bail and faces a maximum of 22 years in prison, according to the article. Solomon Jr. robbed scrap metal from Mattero's Recycling in broad daylight, hid it at Major Clean Car Wash, fled from police and ran six stop signs, and broke into and hid out at his ex-wife's house in Montgomery Township, while …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
About $900 in cash was stolen from a lockbox at the Towamencin Township bar and restaurant in the early morning hours Tuesday. Police believe the burglar or burglars hid inside the Valley Forge Road pub until after closing.
Towamencin Township Police said about $900 in cash was stolen from a lockbox during a burglary at Blue Dog Pub in Towamencin early Tuesday morning. Police said an alarm activated at 2:38 a.m., following closing of the bar at 850 Valley Forge Road. There was no forced entry, which police said leads to the possibility that the suspect or suspects hid in the business prior to closing, police said. Any bar patron who remained until closing Monday night to early Tuesday morning and who may have information on the burglary, or anyone else with information, should contact police at 215-368-7606.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Abington police arrest Anthony Dennis Sr., 36, of Brookside Drive, after he allegedly pried his way into a home late Wednesday morning.
Abington Police said a Lansdale man broke into a home in the Elkins Park section of Abington late Wednesday morning. Police arrested Thomas Anthony Dennis Sr., 36, of the unit block of Brookside Drive, shortly after 11 a.m. after police said a witness saw a man forcing his way into an unoccupied home in the 900 block of Douglass Avenue. According to police, Dennis fled out a back window of the house, climbed a fence and ran into the rear section of the Manor College property. Police chased the suspect, who refused to stop or comply. According to police, Dennis kept reaching into his pocket, forcing the officer to arrest Dennis at gunpoint. Police said Dennis entered the house by prying the front door open with a tire iron. Once inside, …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Ronald E. Solomon Jr., 31, is on trial at present on alleged criminal trespassing charges. He is headed for a separate trial on 19 charges, including felony burglary and criminal trespassing
A Lansdale man — convicted of theft and currently on trial for prowling and felony trepass — waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday at Lansdale district court on 19 charges, including felony burglary, stemming from a Jan. 12 arrest. Police said Ronald E. Solomon Jr., 31, of the 100 block of S. Chestnut St., allegedly robbed scrap metal from Mattero's Recycling in broad daylight, hid it at Major Clean Car Wash, fled from police and ran six stop signs, and broke into and hid out at his ex-wife's house in Montgomery Township, while she, her husband and child were home. Solomon faces the following charges in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas: Dan Sokil of The Reporter wrote Solomon received a bail reduction from $5,000 to 10 percent …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Raymond Diaz, 23, of Philadelphia, admitted to a felony burglary charge in connection with the burglary of a home on Hopkins Court in Montgomery Township in July. Diaz's palm print was found on the glass of a sliding door
Friday, February 1
A palm print found on a sliding door of a burglarized Montgomery Township home was all investigators needed to lead them to Raymond Diaz, 23, of Philadelphia. Diaz, of the 4700 block of Melrose Street, was given a nine- to 23-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to felony burglary of a home on the 100 block of Hopkins Court, according to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer. The burglary occurred on July 23, 2012, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., according to court records. Montgomery Township Police matched a palm print from the home to Diaz’s palm print, according to the article. Investigators speculate Diaz pressed his hand against the glass of a sliding door to test its strength, and then pried the screen from a partially-open rear window…
Police said entry was made through a ground-level basement window between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Jan. 31
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a residential burglary that occurred Jan. 31 between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the 2000 block of Kriebel Road. Guns and an unspecified amount of jewelry were taken in the reported burglary, police said. Forced entry was made through a ground-level basement window, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on the burglary.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, allegedly stole construction materials from an unfinished building on Towamencin Avenue on January 19
An Upper Gwynedd man was arrested and charged by Towamencin Township Police for allegedly stealing construction goods from an unfinished development on Towamencin Avenue Saturday night. Claudio Antonio Anlas, 50, of the 1100 block of Bloomfield Circle, is charged with felony burglary of an overnight accommodation, felony criminal trespassing and misdemeanor theft by unlawful taking, according to court records. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured on Jan. 20 by District Judge John D. Kessler in Abington and Anlas was released, according to court records. Police said an officer on patrol at 9:53 p.m. January 19 on the 1000 block of Towamencin Avenue saw an unfamiliar vehicle parked next to the …
Lansdale Police are on the scene at Hen's Coins and Collectibles for a reported robbery Monday morning
Lansdale Police are on the scene investigating a reported robbery Monday morning at Hen's Coins and Collectibles on West Main Street. Sources informed Lansdale Patch that two men threatened the life of the business owner at knifepoint. Owner Henry Statuty was not injured. "I'm so thankful that Henry was not hurt," said local business owner Chris Flyzik, proprietor of Wilson's Hardware and Locksmiths, located across the street from Hen's Coins and Collectables. Flyzik said she is very concerned about the safety of businessowners on Main Street, quoting Bob Dylan with "the times, they are a'changing." "I'd like the borough to consider cameras, maybe on the new street lights," she said. "I think they are already wired for sound. If it's too …