Monday, January 21, 2013
Towamencin Township Police are investigating reports of two attempted residential burglaries that occurred between January 12 and January 19 in the Inglewood section of the township
Two attempted burglaries occurred at two homes in the Inglewood section of Towamencin Township between January 12 and January 19, police said. Entry was attempted to a home on the 800 block of Sunnylea Road by cutting and removing a rear window screen, police said. Between 5:20 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. Jan. 18, entry was attempted on a home on the 800 block of Woodlawn Drive by prying on the rear door and door frame, police said. There was a cut in the rear porch sliding door screen, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on the incidents.
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 …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The burglary occurred on January 10, between 10 a.m. and 3:15 p.m., police said
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Friday, January 11
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a burglary that occurred on the 2300 block of Old Forty Foot Road on January 10. Police said an undetermined amount of jewelry was taken in the burglary, which occurred between 10 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. An inventory of items stolen is still being conducted, police said. Entry was gained by force through the front entry door of the home, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information on the incident.
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a burglary that occurred on January 3 during the daytime
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, January 11
Towamencin Township Police are investigating a burglary that occurred January 3 on the 1700 block of Kriebel Road. Police said a jewelry box and its contents were taken from the home. The burglary occurred between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Entry was made through the front door of the home, police said. Call Towamencin Police at 215-368-7606 with any information.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The body of George Hobensack was found after an early-morning house fire on Fort Bevon Road
Updated at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 1: George Hobensack, 47, was found dead in his home on the 2000 block of Fort Bevon Road in Skippack after a fire broke out around midnight on Jan. 1. The cause and origin of the fire are being investigated, and the death is not considered suspicious at this time, according to thePennsylvania State Police. Montgomery County Detective Bureau and Coroner, Skippack, Worcester, Harleysville, Lower Providence and Upper Gwynedd Fire Departments, Skippack and Harleysville EMS, and the North Penn Good Will were on the scene. Original Story: One male was found dead after a house fire on the 2000 block of Ft. Bevon Road in Skippack early on New Year’s Day, according to The Reporter. Skippack Fire Chief Haydn Marriott IV …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Jennifer Crawford, of the 100 block of Penn Street, Lansdale, was being investigated by Souderton Police Department before she moved to Lansdale
A Lansdale resident, who was initially under investigation by Souderton Police for alleged marijuana sales in Souderton, was arrested and charged Dec. 7 by Lansdale Police for allegedly dealing marijuana from her Penn Street residence. Jennifer Victoria Crawford, 22, of the 100 block of Penn Street, is charged with felony manufacture, delivery or possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture or deliver; misdemeanor posession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of marijuana, according to court records. Crawford was arraigned Dec. 7 before District Judge Harold Borek and remanded to Montgomery County prison in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, according to court records. Crawford posted bond on Dec. 10, according to court …
Friday, November 30, 2012
A lone suspect robbed the BP at Sumneytown Pike and Broad Street at gunpoint Thursday night and fled with cash toward Sumneytown Pike
Upper Gwynedd Police are seeking a man who used a handgun to rob the BP gas station at 868 Sumneytown Pike in Upper Gwynedd Thursday at 9:52 p.m. Police said the suspect entered the store and asked for a pack of Newports. The clerk opened the register and the man produced a black semi-automatic handgun, police said. He then jumped on the counter and pointed the gun at the clerk, police said. He then reached into the register and took an undetermined amount of cash. He then left the store and walked toward Sumneytown Pike, police said. A Montgomery Township K9 tracked the suspect to a nearby parking lot, police said. It is believed the man left from that lot in a vehicle. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s, with a …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Towamencin Police are investigating the attempted burglary at the CVS Pharmacy on Valley Forge Road that occurred the early morning of October 31
There was an attempted looting of the CVS Pharmacy at 840 Valley Forge Road in the early morning hours of Oct. 31. Towamencin Township Police are investigating an attempted burglary of the CVS that occurred between 2 a.m. and 4:33 a.m., police said. A Towamencin officer on patrol saw that an exterior glass panel next to the external front entrance doors was broken out, police said. Further investigation showed that a second glass panel within the entrance foyer area, which allows access into the store, was also broken out, police said. Backup was called in from Upper Gwynedd Township Police and Lansdale Police, as well as a canine unit from Montgomery Township. Police secured a perimeter around CVS and search the building, police said. …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Sara Seip, 22, of North Broad Street, was under surveillance by Lansdale Police since November 2010
A Lansdale woman Tuesday avoided jail time and was sentenced to five years’ probation in Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, related to two drug sale and possession incidents in the borough. According to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer, Sara M. Seip, 22, of the 200 block of North Broad Street, was the target of an investigation by Lansdale Police since November 2010 when it was reported Seip peddled marijuana, hash and ecstasy, according to the article. As part of her sentencing, Seip also has to perform 48 hours of community service and pay $500 in fines, according to the article. Seip sold two purple pills to a confidential informant for $40 on April 20, 2011 behind St. John’s United Church of Christ, according to the article. On …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Partial picture emerges as witnesses share their accounts of what happened.
Note: The Montgomery County District Attorney's office has identified the suspect and given preliminary details of what they believe occurred Thursday night. Click here to read that official version of events. See also: [Fund for the family of Officer Brad Fox: Fox Children's Fund; C/O Continental Bank; 661 W. Germantown Pike; Plymouth Meeting. M-Th 9-5, Fri 9-6] Subscribe to our free daily newsletter Follow us on Facebook Follow us @PW_Patch