Thursday, April 18, 2013
Alleged Easter Sunday shooter Karim Walker, of Philadelphia, had his hearing continued to a later date. He remains in prison on $500,000 bail.
Witnesses failed to show up for court in Lansdale Thursday in the attempted murder case against alleged Easter Sunday shooter Karim Walker, of Philadelphia, according to The Reporter. One of those witnesses was an alleged target of Walker, 20, of the 5000 block of Boudinot Street, according to the article. Thus, Walker’s preliminary hearing was continued to later date. Walker remains in Montgomery County prison on $500,000 bail. Walker’s attorney told The Reporter he had a “gut feeling” that the witnesses would not show up for the hearing. Read more of Thurday’s hearing at this link on The Reporter. Walker allegedly fled the Easter Sunday shooting in an alley off Ridge Street in a Ford SUV—with his two-year-old son inside the vehicle, …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Two black females and one black male reportedly committed retail theft from a store in Montgomeryville and fled from police after a traffic stop. The car crashed on Route 309 in Lower Gwynedd, and the suspects allegedly fled the scene before being caught
Three suspects — two who are convicted thieves and one headed to trial on separate theft charges — in Sunday afternoon's retail theft at Olly Shoes at Airport Square in Montgomery Township, and subsequent crash and foot pursuit with police, are in custody and face numerous misdemeanor offenses. Arrested in the incident Sunday afternoon were: Washington and Purnell are charged with the following misdemeanor offenses: Bennett is charged with the following offenses: All three were arraigned before District Judge Scott Palladino in Pottstown on Sunday. All three remain incarcerated at Montgomery County prison. All three face preliminary hearings on Nov. 27 at 10:15 a.m. before District Judge Andrea Duffy in Montgomeryville. According to court …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Child injured in accident being treated at CHOP for non life threatening injuries.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
UPDATE 1:10 p.m.: Lower Gwynedd Police Chief John Scholly told Ambler Patch in an e-mail that the vehicle was located in northeast Philadelphia late on Tuesday evening and the Montgomery County Detectives and Lower Gwynedd Police have a person of interest who could have been operating the vehicle in regards to the hit and run accident that occurred Tuesday evening on Bethlehem Pike in Lower Gwynedd. The accident is still under investigation. However, upon completion of the investigation, Scholly said that the Montgomery County District Attorney's office will review the facts and evidence in the case, and determine the appropriate course of action. From Lower Gwynedd Township Police: On September 25 at 5:30 p.m., Lower Gwynedd Township …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Edward Park, of Horsham, was arrested for masturbating while looking at two women at the Ambler YMCA.
On May 21, Lower Gwynedd Police were called to the Ambler Area YMCA for a suspicious male who was possibly masturbating. Police were met by Joe Klenk, Senior Director of Membership and Marketing and Mark Yampolsky, Grounds Manager. The employees were told by two members that they saw an Asian male on the mezzanine work out area, touching himself and make a motion as if he were masturbating while he was looking at the two women. According to police, the male was seen on a stretching machine and when the members reported this to YMCA employees, the male exited the building. The male was identified as Edward Park, 21, of Horsham. He admitted to police to putting his hands inside his shorts and masturbating while looking at one of the two …
Kenneth Urbany waived charges of indecent exposure and open lewdness at his preliminary hearing.
Kenneth Urbany, 63, of Lititz, has waived charges at his preliminary hearing in front of District Judge Robert Sobeck this earlier week. Urbany is charged with Indecent Exposure and Open Lewdness from an incident in February at the Ambler Area YMCA. Urbany is accused of exposing himself in the family locker room of the YMCA on Friday, February 17. Two complainants gave the Lower Gwynedd Police written statements in February about what they saw in the family locker room. According to the affadavit of probable cause, the first complainant said she was in a changing stall with her daughters after a swim lesson and saw Urbany wandering around the locker room and randomly opening and closing lockers. She peeked through the crack in the stall …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Elected not to pursue Thomas Borden because of traffic, road conditions; Borden later died after being hit by a SEPTA train in Jenkintown
A murder suspect from New York state who police say died after he intentionally jumped in front of a SEPTA train in Jenkintown on Monday was originally spotted by Lower Gwynedd police, but the department elected not to pursue him, the department's chief said Monday night. Lower Gwynedd Chief of Police John Scholly said Thomas Borden, of Corning, NY, was spotted in a vehicle, identified by Abington police as a Ford pickup truck, near the intersection of Route 309 and Welsh Road. "We were all set. We followed him, we had multiple police departments set up to stop the car, but he wasn't stopping. There was no point in pursuing him even though we could have, according to regulations, because he was a violent offender," Scholly said. According …